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Catalytic not ready for smog. p0852 fault on manual

Customer Question

catalytic not ready for smog. p0852 fault on manual transmission. clutch switch is working.
JA: Has the clutch been slipping? Are you having any trouble shifting?
Customer: master or slave sylander is going out
JA: What is the model/year of your Subaru?
Customer: 2002 legacy sta wagon
JA: Are you fixing your Legacy yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: i have taken it to 3 mechanics so far and they all have burned me.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: im just trying to get this car to pass a smog in ca
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Subaru
Expert:  Roy replied 11 months ago.

good afternoon my name is ***** ***** I will assist

attached is the description of the code. I will get more info for you

Roy

DTC P0852 - NEUTRAL POSITION SWITCH CIRCUIT HIGH INPUT (MT MODEL)

DTC DETECTING CONDITION:

  • Two consecutive driving cycles with fault

TROUBLE SYMPTOM:

  • Erroneous idling

CAUTION: After repair or replacement of faulty parts, conduct Clear Memory Mode and Inspection Mode.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
on a manual there is no nuetral pos sw just a clutch sw.
Expert:  Roy replied 11 months ago.

ok, can you verify the code for me???

Roy