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Forum: Subaru Impreza Discussions 06 Feb 2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,671
Posted By Obscure
Re: 93wrx overheating!

I was told years ago, when filling the coolant back up after service or engine replacement you should always do the following. It always works and works particularly well with early Liberty's which...
Forum: Technical General 22 May 2010, 03:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 21,838
Posted By Obscure
Re: How to test a MAF

Oh, one other thing. This only applies if you have an air cleaner that requires oiling. If you put too much oil on the filter it can go through to the MAF and trigger a fault code (23 from memory)....
Forum: Technical General 22 May 2010, 03:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 21,838
Posted By Obscure
Thumbs up Re: How to test a MAF

Hi,

Be a little bit careful what you clean the MAF sensor with there are warnings posted everywhere. Mind you they may just be trying to sell $22 worth of contact cleaner in a can too.

The link...
Forum: Technical General 06 May 2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,309
Posted By Obscure
Re: Idle problem

Hi again,

I took it to Subaru Mentone today and they found no faults (still runs like sh*t though). As it turns out the same MAF sensor that is in a liberty is in a Rex, so I stole my wifes...That...
Forum: Technical General 06 May 2010, 08:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 21,838
Posted By Obscure
Re: How to test a MAF

CRC make MAF cleaner, you just spray it on the hot wires, 5 minute job in most cases but also costs $22 a can....Seems to work though.

My car is a rally car so the engine bay is regularly cleaned...
Forum: Technical General 05 May 2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,309
Posted By Obscure
Re: Idle problem

Don't know but I had the same thought and will check tonight, A co-worker engineer suggested getting the car to sit stable @ 3000 rpm disconnect the hose from the intake and see if air is coming out....
Forum: Subaru Impreza Discussions 04 May 2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,172
Posted By Obscure
Re: STi , buy or not ?

Correct me if I am wrong, but at 15-20,000K's it would still be under warranty so who gives a rat's A if it has a heart attack. Unless of course you did do something silly that would void your...
Forum: Technical General 04 May 2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,309
Posted By Obscure
Re: Idle problem

Hi,
Sorry about the late reply, I got stuck between work and the family. Photo attached. thanks for you help
Jade
Forum: Technical General 03 May 2010, 07:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,309
Posted By Obscure
Re: Idle problem

Hi All
Could the Idle air control valve give you a boost leak? Mine has an air hose that goes back to the intake near the MAF (not MAP), I have really low boost atm but the suspect thing is that I...
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