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My 97 subaru forrester is jerking at 200rpms.. Nothing yet.

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Hi my 97 subaru...

Hi my 97 subaru forrester is jerking at 200rpms..

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Forester yourself? What have you tried so far?

Nothing yet. I've just read to check the fuel filter first

Mechanic's Assistant: Has the vehicle turned into a gas hog? And how does it start -- same as usual?

Same yes. but filter is worn. how much to replace it?

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Engine light comes on occasionally as well.

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Hi,fuel filter is very inexpensive to replace here in the U.S it's about $50 labor included,This jerking with occasional check engine light may also be worn spark plugs or ignition components but best to start with fuel filter first

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