crank no start with minor backfire

Asked by Feb 18, 2014 at 07:41 PM about the Subaru Forester

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

new battery, new alternator, crank no start with minor back fire occasionally

5 Answers

its getting a spark also, and fuel, i do not believe its the fuel pump...the spark isnt the best, so it could possibly be the coil.....anyone have similar problems or know how to help me???

its a 98 subaru forest.

can hear pump run/ relay click verified spark w waekon spark tester/ pulled boot off coil help please

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Check your compression.

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Can you give some more details on what led to this issue? Like, did it have a check engine light before it quit running? Does the engine spin slower, normal or faster than usual? If you can borrow an OBDII reader, maybe it will help you. Could be crank sensor related but hard to say.

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