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Old 08-20-2010, 10:40 AM   #6
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Join Date: Nov 2008
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Location: worcester, MA
2002 wrx wagon


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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
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