Originally Posted by lovestoboost
how might one go about checking the codes, I need some sort of diagnostics tool don't I? would any mechanic be able to check them for me or is there one specific to subaru?
No. 2 black connectors under the steering wheel. Turn key to on position. CEL will flash. Long flash is 10 short flash is 1. 2 long and 1 short = 21. Write down and Google OBD1 Subaru codes.