Why is my car failing to throttle and backfires ?

Asked by Oct 09, 2015 at 06:21 AM about the 2002 Subaru Forester

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The crankshaft censor, the mass airflow censor, oxygen censor, throttle position censor, knock censor and the coil of my Subaru Forester Turbo 2 L 2002 has been changed but it does not take throttle and misfires. At times the engine works good but still does not want to take the throttle and when I raise the engine it back fires. It seems to be a technical problem because the check engine light does not come on again.

1 Answer

86,305

Is your catalytic converter partially clogged?

Your Answer

Subaru Forester Experts

  • #1
    Nick Eidemiller
    Reputation
    3,920
  • #2
    walth
    Reputation
    3,360
  • #3
    lifeson34
    Reputation
    2,780
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Subaru Outback
434 Great Deals out of 36,930 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda CR-V
933 Great Deals out of 60,463 listings starting at $1,368
Used Toyota RAV4
812 Great Deals out of 54,149 listings starting at $1,600
Used Subaru Impreza
202 Great Deals out of 22,981 listings starting at $1,505
Used Subaru Legacy
241 Great Deals out of 15,238 listings starting at $1,795
Used Subaru Impreza WRX
42 Great Deals out of 1,172 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota 4Runner
327 Great Deals out of 27,093 listings starting at $1,800
Used Ford Escape
1,260 Great Deals out of 104,496 listings starting at $895
Used Toyota Highlander
598 Great Deals out of 37,981 listings starting at $2,500
Used Toyota Tacoma
714 Great Deals out of 45,875 listings starting at $2,500
Used Honda Accord
1,116 Great Deals out of 74,393 listings starting at $1,100

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Subaru Forester For Sale
8 Great Deals out of 29,071 listings starting at $20,187
2017 Subaru Forester For Sale
58 Great Deals out of 1,765 listings starting at $18,492
2016 Subaru Forester For Sale
48 Great Deals out of 1,009 listings starting at $12,991
2015 Subaru Forester For Sale
129 Great Deals out of 2,580 listings starting at $8,637
2014 Subaru Forester For Sale
38 Great Deals out of 1,000 listings starting at $9,795

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.