Vehicle Application: 1996 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L, Vin 3 1996 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L, Vin 4
Customer Concern: Trouble code P0302, number 2 cylinder misfire.
Tests/Procedures: 1. Lower the exhaust system and inspect the exhaust valve and valve guide. Check for carbon buildup on the valve stems and/or valve guides with an exposed length different from the others.
Potential Causes: Valve Guides
Tech Tips: Have seen quite a few of these engines with loose valve guides that cause these exact symptoms.
Diagnostic Codes: P0302