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  1. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    Hello everyone, I just completed the whole head gaskets, timing belt adventure and now need the car to pass emissions. I know just before my timing belt broke I ran the scanner and the system was fully "passed" for emissions but now it is isn't. Per this comment on an older thread I found...
  2. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    I have had my 2015 Forester into garage for this same problem many times. I think about 6 times since January 2020. I have had O2 sensor changed, the catalytic converter was also changed at some point due to some damage to it from something the garage did, the garage did the required emisions...
  3. FB25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (2011- 2018)
    I know this question has been asked in this forum before but I want to focus specifically on how to salvage the existing converter. I had one of the common oil burner engines that had been driven by someone who routinely drove the engine with no oil in it. A new engine, and a month of waiting...
  4. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    I have a ‘19 Forester that’s had the check engine light for awhile. Mechanic said the code reads that it’s the emissions valve and it’s safe to drive, just won’t pass inspection. It took awhile for the part to arrive because of Covid so I just got it back the other day. Mechanic said to drive it...
  5. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    Hi! I had 3 occasions where I had trouble filling her up, which was annoying. Could only get about .5 of a gallon in before the pump clicked off. I dropped home, popped the filler neck off, and it was pristine, looked almost new (It's not). I cleared all the hoses at the neck, made sure it...
  6. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    I have a 2009 Forester X that's showing p0420 and have been trying the other fixes to delay replacing the Catalytic Converter until I have money to do so. I have no performance issues right now. Does anybody have experience using an o2 sensor spacer for the rear o2 sensor? What size are the...
  7. Mountain Forum
    Salt Lake County, UT : Just bought my mostly dream budget subaru. 04 FXT 4EAT(really wanted a MT, but cant find one) It came with Invidia catted DP, Greddy Exhaust, Cobb AP, and SPT intake. My new buddy at Emissions place failed me today on my emissions because he claimed I am missing a CAT and...
  8. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    +Picture is an issue causing the front pass tire to scrape against wheel well. Not really a car guru, but would like suggestions as I want to do all work myself. Seems to be some sort of link? ++Also have a code P0457, says is gas cap, bought new OEM cap, still didn’t fix it. +++Also has idled...
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