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Just replaced engine in my 2002 forester witha, With an

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Just replaced engine in my 2002 forester witha
JA: How many miles are on the car? Is it an automatic or a manual transmission?
Customer: With an engine from a wrecker but not sure what year or model it is, how do i identify it?
JA: Are you fixing your Forester yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes, replaced the engine today, original was 60cm from centre of camshafts, this one is 55cm
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Tryinv to get the timing correct, everthing else fits
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Subaru
Expert:  Gary replied 4 months ago.

Hello there,

Can you tell me the engine prefix of both engines?

EJ20 etc.

What do you mean trying to get the timing correct?


Expert:  Gary replied 4 months ago.

Hello again,

Do you need any further help?

I hope my advice has been of assistance to you.

Kind regards


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