my subaru will not fire up but it wants to turn over

whitesafrican
0

Asked by whitesafrican Aug 10, 2013 at 04:54 PM about the 1997 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr GT AWD Sedan

Question type: General

I changed the spark plugs and the coil 1,2 there is not spark and 3,4 there is a spark  would that make it not turn over.

2 Answers

Paul Matthews
1,895

I would say you either have a faulty coil or a poor earth as this type of ignition coil is a 'wasted spark' type and you have a spark on one side only then I would suspect the coil is at fault.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
hybrid4sale
75

The starter is what keeps it turning over. If the spark plugs are getting spark then it's not the ignition coil. Check for good compression per cylinder. Also check for fuel delivery. If no spark but yet the plugs are getting wet with fuel then it may be a defective coil. Check the timing belt also to make sure it is still good. It may be broke or broke a tooth on the belt.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Subaru Legacy Questions

Subaru Legacy Experts

#1 Nick Eidemiller
Nick Eidemiller
Reputation 400
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 190
#2 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 190
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Subaru Impreza"
223 Great Deals out of 8,456 listings starting at $1,800
Used Subaru Forester"
272 Great Deals out of 24,330 listings starting at $1,850
Used Honda Accord"
1,444 Great Deals out of 66,644 listings starting at $995
Used Toyota Camry"
2,020 Great Deals out of 75,810 listings starting at $1,007
Used Honda Civic"
922 Great Deals out of 49,340 listings starting at $1,600
Used Nissan Altima"
1,995 Great Deals out of 73,042 listings starting at $1,000
Used Acura TL"
312 Great Deals out of 6,380 listings starting at $1,000
Used Volkswagen Jetta"
1,045 Great Deals out of 40,519 listings starting at $1,595
Used BMW 3 Series"
1,405 Great Deals out of 34,182 listings starting at $1,795

Used Cars For Sale

2014 Subaru Legacy For Sale
9 Great Deals out of 577 listings starting at $17,999
2013 Subaru Legacy For Sale
33 Great Deals out of 620 listings starting at $14,950
2012 Subaru Legacy For Sale
22 Great Deals out of 606 listings starting at $12,995
2011 Subaru Legacy For Sale
47 Great Deals out of 1,000 listings starting at $9,450