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Lights flashing will not get up to highway speed and the…

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Lights flashing will not...

Lights flashing will not get up to highway speed and the odomerter goes out and flashes 1ll . 5

Mechanic's Assistant: Just to clarify, can you tell me which light it is? And does it blink first, then stay on steady?

Cruise control and check eng

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Subaru?

2005 LL bean outback 3.0

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

No my wife is out on the interstate trying to get home

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

Will not get to 60 miles per hour no power

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Subaru
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Subaru Mechanic: Mike V., Subaru Technician replied 4 months ago

This sounds like a misfire issue, possibly something going on with the battery. The check engine light flashing normally means there is a misfire. The cruise light flashing is normal because of the check engine light being on. The odd bit is the instrument panel. It's actually telling the level of the interior lights. This ordinarily won't happen if it's just a misfire.

Can you tell me if the battery and brake light are also on?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
never mind she made it home car in the garage
Subaru Mechanic: Mike V., Subaru Technician replied 4 months ago

Ok, well glad she is home safe.

Happy Holidays!

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