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I have a 2007 Subaru Forester with the 2.5 engine. I

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I have a 2007...

I have a 2007 Subaru Forester with the 2.5 engine. I replaced the head gaskets and made sure the timing was right. Started the car and runs great for about 5 to 8 minutes and acts like it is flooding out. Very Hard to get it to start back up and runs rough until it dies again. I have cleaned the throttle body per you tube, replaced the MAF valve. It si still doing the same thing. Can you help me with this issue??

Mechanic's Assistant: Is this your first time dealing with this issue? What size is your engine?

2.5 H

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

Yes and I told you in my opening statement

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Subaru Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago
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Subaru Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago

check engine light come on while its running?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
No
Subaru Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago

do you smell gas when this happens?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
no
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
It starts running rough and RPM's start going down until it dies
Subaru Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago

have you checked the fuel pressure

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
no, I haven't
Subaru Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago

can you check the fuel pressure and then do a leak down test please. thank you.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
not sure how to do that
Subaru Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago

test

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
how do you do a fuel pressure test
Subaru Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago

i just sent the procedure

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
OK I'll try that tomorrow
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
do you have any other suggestions?
Subaru Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago

you can get a fuel pressure test set at autozone on loan. I wont have any other ideas until i know if the fuel pressure is good and if the injectors are leaking

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
OK, I'll try that tomorrow. Thanks
Subaru Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago

youre welcome. Ill still be here to help you.

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Subaru Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago

hows it going?

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