The repair involves replacing a segment of the fuel line. The break can be detected visually or by using a portable radio. When I bought this car from the original owner, my sister 2002 Legacy wagon with 150,000 miles she just had another cat replacment a her local shop. Using a portable radio, set the radio to the same frequency and station being disturbed by static. After a couple of days switching it again disappeared and again reappeared.
Now, here is my question. Owners will be notified by mail, and dealers cannot sell any cars subject to the recall. Use a flashlight to verify the direction of the arrow on the G Sensor. Any advice as I go chat with them — and likely reach for my wallet? Subaru will notify owners and dealers and replace afffected hoses. This conditioner prevents leaks from occurring and corrects existing leaks. A common thing to have replaced is the front air fuel sensor other wise known as the Front 02 sensor if you want a parts toss from thousands of miles away.
Thank you for your time. From there use the graph as a example of what to look for. Your so-called Converter is Not a Converter but it is called Resonators. Performance and fuel economy are normal. Did the techs come up with a solid fault? Any chance a remaining leak could be the root cause of this code? Darren Hello, I have 2008 Legacy 2. Stop Sale- cars already on dealer lots that need the new part cannot be driven or sold until repaired.
Thank you Ken Hello Ken, Catalytic Converters are recyclable and just like any other recyclable material including engine oil and coolant is only hazardous if not handled properly. Thanks in advance for any advice you care to give. Tightening the gas cap if its loose may correct the light , but more importantly why would you keep leaving the cap loose? The valve springs in the 2. On to the good news. I then had it towed to a local transmission shop where it is awaiting a new driveshaft from Subaru. Owners will be notified by mail.
If you used a cheaper Aftermarket Catalytic convertor than yes its most likely already failed, we generally see the aftermarket Catalytic convertors last a year or so if its under warranty than yes have it replaced if it fails the tests I have outlined in the Article. However, if the vehicle experiences this condition, it should be corrected by replacing the affected bearing, which will eliminate the sound. We have many customers with 15 year old cars who just drive despite the light and convertor code. The why is learned data that has been lost typically with light of parameters, coolant temperature and maybe engine repairs that make changes in Combustion temperature such as replacing leaking head gaskets. Not legal for sale in the state of California. Justin Actually I do not mind your answer. Always contact your local dealer.
I doubt it will but will resetting the computer help or is there something bigger I have to do now? You can read about how the system works here. My 08 Outback has 90,000 miles, so conveniently out of warranty. The level of resistance is usually high enough to create a field of interference which projects out from the glass. In a garage this could lead to dangerous levels of carbon monoxide. There is no more external oil or coolant leaks at the head anymore.
Another thought is to not fix it? Hello Jessica, In order to know what is actually causing the computer to set the check engine light for the code P0420 it would need to have a diagnoses, you have had a code scan thus far, so we know what system is affected, but now it must be diagnosed by a skilled technician to know the exact cause. Generally speaking an independent is always going to work harder for your dollar than a dealership is. Always contact your local dealer. Once the break is identified, it should be repaired using the Permatex® repair kit instead of replacing the rear glass. I have a few Questions to help educate myself of the safest rout to go. It is not complete list and many of the items listed are voluntary fixes, not official recalls.
I find this hard to believe and too much of a coincidance that this occurred following our service. If leaking oil contacts components operating at high temperatures, an engine compartment fire could result. Is the Catalytic Convertor a Factory Subaru Part as well? Not legal for sale in the state of California. The light may go on and off until its resolved. Subaru does not know how exactly many cars will have the problem.