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  1. Can Runnning Rich Cause Oil Burn?

    Everyday Impreza Talk
    Hy guys, I have a 2002 Subaru WRX Wagon and its been treating me very well until a couple of months ago. After changing the oil to the car I noticed that while driving it you a smell a strong smell of oil but not smoke so I didn't think anything of it. Fast forward to current day, and now...
  2. Ok...another misfire question that seems common.

    General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    So my son’s 2008 WRX randomly threw a P0301 code (independent, no other codes). I did basic work, plugs with proper gap, a #1 coil pack, and cleaned MaF. The plug condition (all 4) was poor and I thought I had this. The car seems to start normally and idle semi-Ok, seems like there is still a...
  3. Just bought a used 2005 WRX First time subaru owner making weird noises

    General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    Hello everyone. I just bought my first car on my own. I had to take out a loan and I really love this car its amazing especially the pickup; however, I've never owned a subaru car nor know anything about boxer engines. I've looked stuff up online but am not satisfied. I have been experiencing a...
  4. Burning Smell and fluid leak

    General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    Hello all, For the last week I have been smelling a burning smell with no visible smoke. It only occurs after the engine is warmed up and I have the heater pulling in air from the outside. I can't tell if its oil or something else but it coincidentally started to get noticeable after an oil...
  5. Burning Smell After Hard Acceleration 09 WRX?

    Everyday Impreza Talk
    So this burning smell happens in first gear when hard acceleration at light or merging into traffic. When it happens its within the first 5 minutes I have the car on. You guys think its the clutch, underbody coating (stock), or some other thing? Also while you are here, any tips on smoothish...