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Old 06-26-2002, 11:45 PM   #1
Frank Army
Member#: 1457
Join Date: May 2000
Chapter/Region: SWIC
Location: Phoenix, AZ
1999 Outback Sport
Steel Blue Mica

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Another excellent source for common maintenance how-to advice is

Contains information on oil, oil filters, instructions, and other information.

Maintenance schedules
Contains updated maintenance shedules for 1990+ Subarus. The information contained via this link is more current and replaces what is in your owner's manual.

Cleaning And Reattaching The IACV (Idle Air Control Valve)
Contains information on how to clean the IACV. A dirty IACV is a common cause of a wandering idle on turbo Subarus.

Catch Can FAQ
Contains information on the whys and hows of catch cans.

Cooling System FAQ
Contains information on coolant, thermostats, additives, instructions, and other information.

Spark Plug FAQ
Contains information on plug types, gapping, instructions, and other information.

Tool FAQ
Contains information on tools and accessories commonly used during Subaru maintenance.

Subaru Technical Information Service
Contains Service Manuals, Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs), and other SOA information.

A/C Freezing up?

How to retrieve a trouble code (Check Engine Light)

The Subaru CEL thread
Lists CEL codes, causes, and solutions.

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