Having problems with your Subaru Outback ?

I own a 97 subaru legacy outback that worked fine until my friend filled up the tank with 93 octane. After this the car would keep stalling. It starts fine but after a few seconds it would shut off. If I hit the gas pedal to try and keep it running it will hesitate and then the engine will die. Any help would be appreciated.

Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 24-06-2019

Answers :

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  • Your vehicle does not need that high of Octane fuel but the fuel itself should not make it bog out. When is the last time you had a tune up plugs, wires, the whole 9 yards?
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  1. Check to make sure the gas cap is on good and tight.
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  3. Check your air filter and replace if necessary.
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  5. Check under the hood to see if a vacuum hose knocked itself loose.
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  7. Perform a full tuneup if it has been a couple years since the last one.
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  9. The 02 sensor may be malfunctioning as well. Test and or replace it.
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\015\012Regards,\015\012Tony
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