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#222 of 587 Re: 01 Outback H6 Battery dying for no apparent reason, what can be the reason? [ateixeira]
Nov 30, 2006 (1:35 pm)
That's so funny you should write that (re: changing brands doesn't necessarily improve the odds). I have been thinking about purchasing a 2004 or 2005 Chrysler Pacifica and in reading the boards have discovered that it has an electrical problem similar to the one I have experienced with my Subaru. Let's just say that I am going to be in research mode for a while before I make any rash decisions.
#223 of 587 Re: 01 Outback H6 Battery dying for no apparent reason, what can be the rea
Dec 04, 2006 (5:57 pm)
So the same thing just happened to my wife's '01 VDC. Where did you get the bearing????
#224 of 587 Found the bearing
Dec 05, 2006 (7:12 am)
Called the local Sube dealers. They had no clue. $50 for the idler. Only one in stock at one of the largest Sube dealers in the country, Dellenbach, Ft. Collins, CO.
Fortunately, last night I ran across a posting in a Mazda forum. They use the same NSK 6203DUL1 bearing for the idler pulley in the Mazda 6. So I called the local Mazda dealer, Spradley-Barr, Ft. Collins also. They knew immediately what I was talking about and said they get the bearing from Carquest Auto Parts and the number is 203SS. I called Carquest, 4 in stock, and have a better bearing that is the 203FF which is sealed both sides with steel. ~$10.50 ea.
BTW, they're easy to press out and in with a 6-inch vise and a set of impact sockets as the spacers. Loctite the bolts on re-installation. Now how to get the belt back on...
Hope this helps someone!
#225 of 587 Re: Found the bearing [skitheo]
Dec 05, 2006 (12:15 pm)
"Now how to get the belt back on... "
In cartoons, that's when the lightening bolts are coming out of the guys head!
#226 of 587 Got the belt on
Dec 05, 2006 (12:37 pm)
While tightening down the bolt on one of the idlers, I realized that it was the tensioner. So just a 14mm wrench on the idler bolt to move the tensioner arm to where it is not tensioning the belt. Viola!
#227 of 587 2005 legacy outback door lock problem
Dec 20, 2006 (10:06 am)
from the day we purchased our wagon, the doors randomly lock on their own, sometimes leaving keys inside or even in the ignition. subaru service turned the lock-out prevention from on to off but the problem has continued. anyone else have this problem or a solution? thanks.
#228 of 587 2000 legacy electrical problem fusible link ?
Mar 29, 2007 (3:33 am)
the car was driven about 10 miles shut off normally when we went to leave it would not start engine cranks over but no fire ,no headlights no dash lights checked all the fuses and what i can tell the fusible links at the battery ALL CHECKED OUT GOOD
are there any more fusible links some where else on the car PLEASE HELP
#229 of 587 Re: 2000 legacy electrical problem fusible link ? [ophirman]
Mar 29, 2007 (8:56 am)
How long between when you arrived and when you attempted to leave?
#231 of 587 Are there lights in 98 Subaru airflow panel?
Jan 08, 2007 (11:06 am)
I own a 1998 Subaru Legacy Outback. When I bought it (used) the airflow control panel buttons are not lit at night. I just assumed it was normal but now I"m wondering if there should be lights under there? There are lights on the radio controls and the gauges all light up. If there are supposed to be lights in there, is there an easy way for me to fix it or is it dealer only? If someone has done this before could you please let me know or e-mail me AmarookJuno.com Thanks!