have a 94 subaru legacy wagon drove it one night it was fine the next day went to start it and it made an grinding sound and whole motor shook. So i left it and tryed the next day it wanted tostart

Asked by Jan 06, 2017 at 07:37 PM about the 1994 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr L AWD Wagon

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

drove my 94legacy wagon one night everything was fine. The next day went to
start it it made a grinding sound and whole engine shook so i left it and tryed it
the next day it wanted to start it didnt do what it did the first day. It cranks but
wont start and has 0 rpm please can someone one help this is our only car
and have baby on the way  

5 Answers

86,405

I suspect you broke the timing belt. What engine do you have?

Can see the timing belt would it be a sensor

it is a 2.8 i believe

86,405

Check to see if the spark plugs and wires are OK. The grinding noise has me concerned though.

86,405

I thought about your problem and I wonder if you had the same thing happen to your car that happened to my 03 Forester last year. The timing belt idler wheel lost its bearings and the engine slipped time and would not run. The belt looked OK but the valve timing was off.

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