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1998 Subaru Legacy Outback--Rough Idle

Looking to buy a 1998 Subaru Legacy Outback for my daughter...Owner says it has a ''rough idle'', check engine light comes on but never stalls...problem is intermittent. Owner says she has taken it to 3 mechanics and it never acts up when she takes it in.....Any thoughts?

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I have the same problem!Running on three.I have checked compression,wires,plugs.Changed injecters,plugs.
3 mech.cant figuire it out???

Posted on Aug 01, 2010

  • Anonymous Jul 31, 2011

    I had the same problem and i solve it just now I tried to switch the fuel injectors from # 2 to #4 And as i pull the #2 out i find a litlle piece of some kind of rubber( ?)Or somthing in the fuel rail. I pull that thing out, and shee is a diferent lady now.Smooth idle and happy running .

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