1996 Subaru legacy wont start

Asked by Jun 05, 2012 at 12:27 AM about the 1996 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr L AWD Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1996 subaru leagcy and its gettin power the battery is brand new. i just replaced all spark plugs and wires. I was making a clicking sound to start it and it was running perfectly fine and all of a sudden just wouldnt start its trying to turn over. Does anyone know what it would possibly be?

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usually the clicking indicates that there is not enough power in the battery to turn over the motor when the ignition key is turned. a brand new battery that dies suddenly is caused by an inability to receive charge. check the Alternator and the wires. a mechanic or a parts store might also have a machine to check the Alternator.

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I was about to say alternater or air box. Check the pipes on the engine. One slipped off mine a month ago. it was under the main in take pipe. Its a back flow pipe. But, it effects the electronics and prevents the car form starting. I have since put a clamp on it.

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1 Clicking without motor turning over. Starter solenoid issue. 2 Motor sluggish when cranking over over . Battery issue.

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