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Old 30 Jun 2010, 09:07 AM   #1 (permalink)
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hi im new to this so here goes

im thinking of buting a impreza 2.0 sport non-turbo and the guy says that engine management light is on and hes had it to a garage and they say its the lambda sensor he says it does not affect the drive of the car

just wondered if i should get it or be suspicious

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Old 30 Jun 2010, 09:13 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Engine Management Light

thats an easy fix fella,genuine subaru part will be in the region of £150 plus vat or a an after market one iro£50 to £70,the car will run but the emmissions will be way out..
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Old 30 Jun 2010, 09:18 AM   #3 (permalink)
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but will it be ok to drive till i can afford and could it be anything else??
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Old 30 Jun 2010, 09:21 AM   #4 (permalink)
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it should be fine to drive fella,mine went a few months back and still drove fine

if the code read says its the 02/lambda it's 99%correct..
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Old 30 Jun 2010, 09:24 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Thats good to know thanks for your help pal Luke
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no worries,keep us posted
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Re: Engine Management Light

Hi.

If the guy said its the lambda sensor. Let him fix the problem for you or walk away.
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well said Pete,knew there was something i forgot to add
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well said Pete,knew there was something i forgot to add
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Get them to fix it or knock the cost of a replacement off the asking price. I would get the number of the garage who diagnosed the fault and give them a call just to make sure thats what it is
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