While driving the car will lose power

Asked by Mar 23, 2017 at 09:37 PM about the 2000 Subaru Outback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I just bought a subaru outback 2000 automatic and
the check engine light was on I went to auto zone
they hooked it up and said it was reading the 02
sensor so we bought a new one and put it in and I
started driving the car and 2miles down the road I
was going a steady 35mph and the APMS dropped
like it was not getting gas and then kicked back on
like it got gas and kept doing it all the way home
and the check engine light started blinking.  It was
not having that problem the first 2 days I drove it.  
What do you think?

2 Answers

96,405

Maybe a fuel delivery problem but have the trouble codes read to know more.

6,910

Replace one of the front rear sensors? The fronts are technically called "air/fuel sensor" and often require an exact OEM number...or very careful match. But again, check the codes and proceed. Probably a good idea to buy a cheap ACTRON scanner.

Your Answer

Subaru Outback Experts

  • #1
    Markw1952
    Reputation
    9,650
  • #2
    TheSubaruGuruBoston
    Reputation
    3,370
  • #3
    F_O_R
    Reputation
    3,320
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Subaru Forester
317 Great Deals out of 37,857 listings starting at $1,103
Used Subaru Legacy
214 Great Deals out of 14,362 listings starting at $1,800
Used Honda CR-V
733 Great Deals out of 64,294 listings starting at $1,495
Used Subaru Impreza
190 Great Deals out of 21,026 listings starting at $1,333
Used Toyota RAV4
638 Great Deals out of 63,003 listings starting at $1,995
Used Toyota Highlander
541 Great Deals out of 43,163 listings starting at $2,500
Used Toyota 4Runner
352 Great Deals out of 29,570 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota Tacoma
557 Great Deals out of 41,052 listings starting at $2,995
Used Honda Accord
790 Great Deals out of 89,573 listings starting at $1,444
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
886 Great Deals out of 72,236 listings starting at $900
Used Ford Escape
1,145 Great Deals out of 108,082 listings starting at $1,000
Used Toyota Camry
1,115 Great Deals out of 77,076 listings starting at $1,100

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Subaru Outback For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 25,821 listings starting at $23,039
2017 Subaru Outback For Sale
66 Great Deals out of 2,540 listings starting at $19,490
2016 Subaru Outback For Sale
75 Great Deals out of 1,288 listings starting at $13,200
2015 Subaru Outback For Sale
69 Great Deals out of 1,815 listings starting at $11,500
2014 Subaru Outback For Sale
33 Great Deals out of 1,007 listings starting at $7,451

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.