subaru shuts off when at an idle

Asked by Jul 25, 2016 at 08:50 PM about the 2003 Subaru Forester XS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

after driving the car for about 15 minutes
and pulling off into a parking lot, i pulled
foward, backed up and then when i went
to put it in drive the motor shut off. this has
also happend when sitting at a stop light
while in drive. might the fuel injection have
an issue? not sure what else

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13,045

Have it read for codes, even if the check engine light is NOT on the computer will have stored information and codes. Discount auto stores will read codes for no fee. write them down.

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