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Old 22 Apr 2011, 06:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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evening, just wonderd if anyone could help me, i have a subaru impreza wagon 98- turbo, the problem is everytime i put my foot to the floor the turbo kicks in then about 5000 revs the car jerks then pulls again simler to a rabbit but if i release the accelerator abit its fine its just when i open up..any items will be helpfull
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Old 22 Apr 2011, 07:19 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: engine problem

Is the car standard or has it got a decat on ?
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Old 22 Apr 2011, 09:55 PM   #3 (permalink)
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hi, thats a tricy one, as recently i went to kwick fit because i was told my cat was blowing and they said to have it replaced because it wasnt the standard fit down pipe id have to go to subaru so im prosuming its not standard
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Old 24 Apr 2011, 09:02 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Re: engine problem

hi mate im having a simular problem
my problem is when i put my foot to the floor in 1st and 2nd its fine and when i go in to 3rd or 4th with my foot down after ive picked up speed it will suddenly stop and go again just like your describing,
ive only just bought the car yestaday and i noticed this problem when driving back on the motorway,
ill be keeping an eye on the thread to see if you get it sorted and if i get mine sorted ill let you know, my car has a decat and is a r-reg and has sti upgrades
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Old 24 Apr 2011, 08:59 PM   #5 (permalink)
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hi,cheers if you do hear anything let me no, mine is the exact same problem, its brilliant in 1st and second gear but 3 4 sand 5 if your foots to the floor it statrts jerking similar 2 bunny hopping
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Old 24 Apr 2011, 10:18 PM   #6 (permalink)
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my mates have been in my car and as soon as it happened they said straight away its overboosting, im not sure if yours is the same
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