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  1. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    Since my water punk busted, I need to take off all of the timing belts, but I can’t for the life of me figure out how to take of the bolt for the crank pulley. I can’t find any info on the direction the engine turns (to try the starter bump technique), or of the bolt is reverse threaded. I have...
  2. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    Hello all, I am just seeking some guidance from the Forester hive mind on what I am about to do over the next 41 days(because my deadline is the last week of May). I am preparing to order all of the parts to do these repairs and replacements and just want to ensure that I am ordering...
  3. EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)
    I was doing some car work and other stuff and began noticing spilled coolant on the ground. So took off my plastic cover sprayed everything down with cleaner and found a Subaru Blue coolant drip on the Drivers side bottom of the engine. Would anyone have any idea where it's leaking from? seems...
  4. EJ20 - 2.0L Non-Turbo
    Hello All! Will soon make my introduction, but for the moment this strange issue on this wonderful forum that already helped in the past! A month ago I've purchased a 3rd gen NA Bi-fuel from late 2008 which needed some work that I'm learning to do in my free time. I didn't drive it much since...
  5. Cooling Systems
    Hey guys, I have a 2004 XT. Did a water pump and timing belt replacement due to mileage and overheating plus whining when starting up the car. I am still having an overtemp issue after the new water pump. I think I have the system burped properly but can’t seem to keep the system from over...
  6. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    Hi all, I have recently received a timing belt and water pump replacement kit for my car ('05 xs 5mt). The timing belt kit looks good (gates) but the water pump I got is proper China, it's called 'king steel' and came with a crumpled box, paper gasket and a poop surface finish on the mating...
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