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Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   11-24-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By weitau
Current Status After 150 miles, I am happy to...

Current Status
After 150 miles, I am happy to report that the CEL has not come back on. The engine is sounding much better, as if it was a Honda VTEC. My engine hesitation is gone, and it boosts...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   11-24-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By weitau
Fix #2 Replace the AVCS solenoid. Although the...

Fix #2
Replace the AVCS solenoid. Although the mechanic told me it was fine, I read posts from other owners who claimed that cleaning the AVCS helped, but they eventually replaced them and their...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   11-24-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By weitau
Fix #1 The engine hesitation and boost loss was...

Fix #1
The engine hesitation and boost loss was caused by a bad air bypass valve. I was lucky to see the CEL come on while the turbo made a fluttering sound when I quickly let off the boost. The...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   11-24-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By weitau
I know something about cars, after doing a...

I know something about cars, after doing a SR20DET swap on my 240sx, but I'm an armchair mechanic and new to Subarus. The CEL light came on shortly after I got the car home, and using a $6 bluetooth...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   11-24-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By weitau
Another P0011 story, but with a good ending

Yes, there is a lot already written about this code, and it's probably one of the worst you can get. People of said their turbos blew not long after this showed up, but luckily I've driven a...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   11-24-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,282
Posted By weitau
Did your shop find anything? Curious as to what...

Did your shop find anything? Curious as to what might be causing your code.
Forum: Members' Journals   11-24-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 878
Posted By weitau
Nice work! Glad to see that XT gets the attention...

Nice work! Glad to see that XT gets the attention it deserves :)
Forum: New Member Introductions   11-19-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By weitau
Thank you! First priority is to get the car...

Thank you! First priority is to get the car running normally, and then maybe add an Accessport. Not just for speed, but to tune it for better gas mileage. I'm getting like 16 mpg city
Forum: New Member Introductions   11-19-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By weitau
Subaru Newbie

Hi everyone, we bought a used 2009 Forester XT Limited in August 2018 with 130k miles and timing belt change sticker at 122k, It's green with grey leather inside, which I think is a great color...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   10-18-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 56,577
Posted By weitau
Blow off Valve - turbo flutter. I came this...

Blow off Valve - turbo flutter.

I came this thread to see if fuel starvation is the cause of my stuttering issue. It still might be, but let me offer another idea.

I recently bought a 2009...
Forum: Dealer/Vendor Reviews   10-04-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,306
Posted By weitau
I live about a mile from this dealership and was...

I live about a mile from this dealership and was going to have them look at my CEL P0011 code. Maybe not....

Anybody know of a good independent Subaru repair shop in Queens or Long Island?
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