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steady..I cant afford the tow or the inspection labor.BobChrist Died…

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Hi Tim. Thanks for your reply. But doesn't the steady thudding sound from the engine, while the CE light is on, show that there IS a physical problem with the engine?

I don't dare drive it to where I can get the readouts.

And if the car is toast anyway, I can't afford the tow or the inspection labor.

Bob
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Subaru Mechanic: Tim West, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 years ago
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Gotcha, well if there is a mechanical issue with the vehicle let's still scan the codes.
Do you know what is stored?
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
Thanks, Tim. Sorry, but as I said I couldn't get codes for you without getting it to the garage (or am I missing something I could have done?

But as of now, at the suggestion of my auto Subaru mechanic, I've ordered the car towed to him. I'm pretty sure it's toast; but he said "we still might be able to salvage it."

Thanks, XXXXX XXXXX I didn't get to complete with you; but I was only interested in what I could learn over the weekend.

Bob
Subaru Mechanic: Tim West, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 years ago
On my first post I showed how to do a flash test for the codes
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
Hi, Tim; sorry I missed that, somehow.

I saw the diagrams for the test connectors, but I guess I didn't look closely enough to know what to connect to them. I don't have any such equipment; but I guess there was a way I didn't need any. Sorry about that; I'll look again at what you sent.

Bob
Subaru Mechanic: Tim West, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 years ago
Thanks, XXXXX XXXXX know
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