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triker
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Asked by triker Nov 12, 2009 at 07:34 PM about the 2001 Subaru Outback Base Wagon

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

engine light comes on for no apparent reason, and car looses between 10 & 30% power worse if you use 95octane fuel

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Craigtuckersouthpark
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Go To an O'Reilly Auto Parts Store. Purchase,Or Rent an OBD2 Scanner. About Fuel, Could Be Sensitive To Diffrent Types.

Nick Eidemiller
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always ALWAYS use the highest octane fuel in a subei or it will not only drop power and fuel economy but will also wear the engine out faster in a subie.

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