2003 Subaru Outback no spark 3 or 4

Asked by May 21, 2015 at 05:31 PM about the 2003 Subaru Outback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I replaced the coil pack, cam and crank
sensors, computer and plugs/bolts still
won't start. Mechanic says it is a spark
problem.  Any ideas as to why the back half
of the coil isn't recieving spark?

3 Answers


did you change out the spark plug wires ????


There's something called the "igniter ", check that to see if it's working properly. Also search for that online, I found a number of posts discussing the number 3 and 4 cylinders with no spark. Good luck.

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also pull the spark plug out and check for oil getting by the spark plug wires you may have a leaky cover gasket , with a new valve cover gasket you also get the covers for the spark plug holes, these dry out over time and allow oil to seep by

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