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#18387 of 19283 fuel pump problem
Dec 04, 2009 (7:36 pm)
hey, i have a problem with my car...i went to the auto shop to get a diagnostic for my 2001 Subaru legacy gt limited, and they said i needed to change my fuel pump, thus i did. when i changed my fuel pump, the car starts, but when i try to put it in drive it dies on me..After a few days, the auto store decided to rediagnose my car and they said i need a new fuel pump again because the one i just put in was not pumping enough fuel pressure.. the fuel pump only had 5-10lbs of pressure and they said the car runs for a bit and then dies...do ya know what could be the problem?
#18388 of 19283 Re: fuel pump problem [xiong]
Dec 04, 2009 (7:58 pm)
Spark or fuel, as they say.
Isn't that fuel pump under warranty?
Check to make sure all the emissions hoses are reconnected. Especially around the intake.
#18389 of 19283 Re: Windshield Film Issue [sgloon]
Dec 05, 2009 (1:44 pm)
A friend of mine has a similar issue with her 2008 Impreza. Her windshield completely fogged up while driving and she had to stop until it cleared. Have you had a similar problem? You mentioned the "real fix" for your car. May I ask what that was?
Regina, Sk., Can.
#18390 of 19283 Re: Windshield Film Issue [andy114]
Dec 05, 2009 (10:51 pm)
Yes, I had a similar problem on my ex 09-Forester. I do know that the 08 Impreza's had the same problem, as it was first noticed in them. In mine it was a heater box issue. I was exposed to all sorts of chemicals, coolant, refrigerant, some lanolin blend oil and who knows what else.
I was sick for almost a year. I finally got rid of the car in September and have a 2010 now. I am still healing my lungs and other things which were affected by the chemicals that I was exposed to.
GET RID OF IT BEFORE YOU GET SICK!!!!!!
#18391 of 19283 Re: Windshield Film Issue [sgloon]
Dec 06, 2009 (11:02 am)
Thanks for the advice. My friend is a older lady (83 years old) that lives next door. The window suddenly fooging caused an accident. Although no one was hurt, she is now reluctant to drive it since the temperatures are now below freezing here. She did get stuck with the repair bill for the cars involved. I will pass on the your advice. Take care and thank you again.
#18392 of 19283 Re: Windshield Film Issue [andy114]
Dec 06, 2009 (12:11 pm)
Sorry to hear about your friend's accident. Yes, I can commiserate. I was caught in a snowstorm the first time the windshield fogged up. Very dangerous situation. Luckily, I didn't get in an accident like your friend did. Yet, it kept re-fogging as you used the defrost.
I ended up doing lemon law and got $$ from mfg to get another car. They had offered to buy the car back. At the time, it was better financially to get another car than to have them buy it back. The bad thing was it took 5 months of negotiation to have that happen, so I just got sicker & sicker.
Praying this new car won't have the same problems, but was told this has a different heater box in it. We'll see.
I wish your friend good luck!!!
#18393 of 19283 Re: Windshield Film Issue [sgloon]
Dec 07, 2009 (11:04 am)
I am sorry that it took so long, but am glad you were able to find resolution. I also have a 2010 Forester now, and with 4500 miles on it, have had no fogging issues at all (certainly not sudden, but also none of the somewhat minor "filming" that I had experienced with the '07 and '08 Outbacks).
So far the glass is perfectly clear, and we use the defrost at all times when the car is running.
#18394 of 19283 Winter tires
Dec 07, 2009 (8:30 pm)
2010 Forester XT in Toronto. Any suggestions for the best winter tires that give a good ride, decent handling, low noise and good grip. I had some Michelin pilots on my last car that were good. Any thoughts would be very appreciated.
#18395 of 19283 Re: Windshield Film Issue [xwesx]
Dec 07, 2009 (10:27 pm)
Glad to hear that XwesX!
I still have under 2k on m new one, so haven't been driving it much yet. A long drive with the defrost on will be a good test. Going into the shop tomorrow for the first warranty work.
#18396 of 19283 Re: Winter tires [gdoc]
Dec 07, 2009 (10:45 pm)
I am using BS Blizzak WS60 and like it very much. Below is Winter Pkg recommended for 2010 Subie Forester XT by TireRack.com