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2002 Subaru Forester L 4dr Manual

2002 Subaru Forester
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All Wheel Drive, 4 Door, 4WD Sport Utility
21 mpg city / 27 mpg hwy
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July 27, 2013, 12:37 pm

Mathias K
 

Question: Turns over, doesn't start, hold gas down it starts runs rough and dies.

There is spark, intake unhindered, fuel coming out of exit of filter. It will crank till the cows come home or the battery dies. Hold the throttle to the floor and it will run. Extremely rough. Stop pumping throttle and it dies. No CEL or codes.


August 3, 2013, 8:49 am

Tyler O
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Try it with the MAF unplugged. You might have a bad MAF if there are no stored codes in the engine computer.

You may also want to check fuel pressure, and check for any vacuum / air leaks.


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