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  1. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    I Was Wondering What Problems Are Going To Reoccur, As I Barely Just Got This Car, I do have warranty on the car, Subaru Estimated Me 10,400$ for repairs, I’m curious of what is going to be replace as to 10,400$ is a lot!
  2. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    I was doing my timing belt on my 2009 WRX and I got to where I had to readjust the two driver's side cams since they sprung out of position. My friend came over and started rotating both top and bottom one clockwise (which I realized later on that the bottom one was supposed to only rotate...
  3. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    What are the good kits these days? Specifically for ~300 whp. All my research indicated Gates used to be good but the quality went into the trash can around 2014. I have also seen recommendations for OEM but that looks like one of the most expensive options. Currently I am thinking Aisin vs...
  4. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    So I was changing the timing kit on my 2000 Impreza and my right side cam (drivers right) move a bit. I can just move this back tho right if the crank is at Tdc. But when I went to move it back it felt like it wasn’t doing anything when being turned. I don’t even know where to begin with this...
  5. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
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  6. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    Knocking noise coming from engine. First noticed an issue after road trip from Oregon to Vegas. Upon return home, the car called stalled at a red light. Car restarted and ran but now has a soft audible knock. Car just reached 101k. Change oil and filter every 3000k or 3 months with synthetic...
  7. Everyday Impreza Talk
    I have a 2004 WRX wagon with 81,000 miles. I was getting a rattling noise, almost like radio static or a strong wind noise that would come and go, usually most prevelent at idle. Mechanic found that my timing belt tensionor was about to go. The belt was slowly being worn away. I dodged a...
  8. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    I've got 84k mi on my 2003 WRX Subaru. The dealership wants me to replace it to the tune of $615. Is this something that should be considered urgent? (Everything at the dealership is urgent , so I wanted a real world opinion.) Thanks, Sally
  9. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    When swapping out my timing belt, I aligned the intake cam of the #2 & #4 cylinders 180 degrees off. I only realized this when the car wouldn't start or even stumble after reassembling everything (the timing marks are remarkably similar!:rolleyes:). I don't think I bent a valve because nothing...
  10. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    About a month ago i decided to replace my timing belt (tensioner, pullies water pump, thermostadt, v belts), spark plugs, clutch disc, (pressure plate throw out bearing etc)... on my 2002 wrx. After cutting the crap out of my hands, getting soaked in coolant, gunky oil and powdered with clutch...
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