1999 Subaru legecy decelerates then stops.

Rosanne Lami
5

Asked by Rosanne Feb 05, 2013 at 02:38 PM about the 1999 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr L AWD Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Just purchased for my 16 year old high miles well maintained subaru legecy, had fuel pump replaced 2 months
ago and it has a new battery. last night while my 16 was driving home, the car decelerated and then just stopped.
will not start. help!

5 Answers

tenspeed
69,545

It could be no spark - it could be no fuel. Spray some starting fluid in the intake to see if it has spark.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
Rosanne Lami
5

It has fuel , but I certainly take your advice about the startong fluid in the intake. Thank you.

Rick Cormier
75

any light in the dash ? ,,, mine did that it was the timming belt it goes quiet then stop

7jimmy7
14,645

ouch! if a belt goes you wont get to crank over without some noise,if a non clearance engine,rick may know if clearance or not ,sounds like your saying ,nothing gos! dead like a fuseable link, around battery harness wires

Derek Dilts
135

Are you sure it has fuel? Replacement fuel pumps have a fairly high failure rate. If it starts with starting fluid, it likely isn't getting fuel. When you turn the key to ON (without starting the car) can you hear a whining noise from the fuel tank area? If not, you fuel pump may be bad again. Ultimately it could be just about anything based on the given description. If the check engine light is on, get the codes read and post them for better advice.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 1999 Subaru Legacy runs fine but after engine gets hot in hot weather, it won't start 1 answer

    I have a 1999 Subaru Legacy L. It starts fine and most of the year no problem. But as soon as hot weather comes it starts and runs fine until I have driven for apprx.80 miles and I stop and turn the...

    1999 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr L AWD Wagon

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Subaru overheating 15 answers

    About 4 weeks ago my 99 Subaru Legacy Outback started overheating and at the same time I lost all heat inside the car. It just blew cold air. I took it to the mechanic. They said that the bottom ...

    1999 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr Outback AWD Wagon

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 1999 Subaru Legacy -- all of a sudden, engine malfunctioning.... 3 answers

    Legacy outback (ltd) engine sounded perfectly fine for months took on the highway, up to 70 -75 mph, hadn't gone that fast yet worked fine all the rest of that night sat in driveway -- in cold weath...

    1999 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr Outback Limited 30th Anniversary AWD Wagon

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 99 Subaru Outback overheating 2 answers

    My car overheated quite badlly a year ago. I had driven a long way, high speed, with AC on, and then let it idle in a parking lot for 10+ minutes. Very hot day, it was a recipe for disaster. I had t...

    1999 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr Outback AWD Wagon

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Subaru Forester 1999 light grey/black smoke. 9 answers

    My 1999 subaru forester is smoking grey/black smoke & i dont know why.. It was running good till i had sparkplugs replaced, had abit to much oil in it so gave it anoil change but it wont stop smokin...

    1999 Subaru Forester

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Legacy
Looking for a Used Legacy in your area?
CarGurus has 8,969 nationwide Legacy listings starting at $995.
ZIP:

Search Subaru Legacy Questions

Subaru Legacy Experts

#1 Nick Eidemiller
Nick Eidemiller
Reputation 550
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 390
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 330
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Subaru Impreza"
145 Great Deals out of 10,637 listings starting at $1,500
Used Subaru Outback"
243 Great Deals out of 14,328 listings starting at $1,995
Used Subaru Forester"
195 Great Deals out of 23,829 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Accord"
1,133 Great Deals out of 73,423 listings starting at $1,000
Used Toyota Camry"
1,238 Great Deals out of 76,982 listings starting at $1,200
Used Honda Civic"
766 Great Deals out of 57,810 listings starting at $950
Used BMW 3 Series"
971 Great Deals out of 37,691 listings starting at $1,200
Used Nissan Altima"
939 Great Deals out of 71,246 listings starting at $700
Used Audi A4"
256 Great Deals out of 10,747 listings starting at $1,700
Used Acura TL"
240 Great Deals out of 6,194 listings starting at $1,990

Used Cars For Sale

2015 Subaru Legacy For Sale
17 Great Deals out of 1,269 listings starting at $19,824
2014 Subaru Legacy For Sale
21 Great Deals out of 678 listings starting at $13,495
2013 Subaru Legacy For Sale
29 Great Deals out of 697 listings starting at $10,970
2012 Subaru Legacy For Sale
21 Great Deals out of 812 listings starting at $10,500
2011 Subaru Legacy For Sale
12 Great Deals out of 355 listings starting at $8,500