1996 subaru legacy cranks but will not start

Asked by Feb 16, 2017 at 07:02 AM about the 1996 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr Brighton AWD Wagon

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

On random occasions.  My car will not start, it
cranks over but gets no spark at the plugs. It also
locks itself in park and the electric windows do not
work

4 Answers

73,055

Could be the Ignition Control Module, or the Coil. You could take them off and have them tested at an auto parts store.

Would a faulty icm , also, control the shifter and the power to the electric windows ? I was thinking, some type of security problem?

73,055

It is possible, but you indicated it dose not happen all the time. What do you do to get is started when this happens? You could try to do a security reset outlined in the owners manual. And so the windows work again when the car starts? If so yea could be the security system.

5,300

A twenty-year old Brighton?! Who are you kidding?

Your Answer

Legacy

Looking for a Used Legacy in your area?

CarGurus has 13,626 nationwide Legacy listings starting at $900.

ZIP:

Subaru Legacy Experts

  • #1
    Anthony_60
    Reputation
    1,270
  • #2
    Nick Eidemiller
    Reputation
    720
  • #3
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    700
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Subaru Impreza
215 Great Deals out of 18,420 listings starting at $1,500
Used Honda Accord
1,030 Great Deals out of 63,282 listings starting at $999
Used Toyota Camry
1,108 Great Deals out of 72,800 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Civic
848 Great Deals out of 78,667 listings starting at $900
Used Audi A4
313 Great Deals out of 10,886 listings starting at $1,500
Used Nissan Altima
1,137 Great Deals out of 75,113 listings starting at $999
Used BMW 3 Series
1,039 Great Deals out of 31,748 listings starting at $1,000

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Subaru Legacy For Sale
3,896 listings starting at $20,405
2017 Subaru Legacy For Sale
27 Great Deals out of 4,214 listings starting at $14,478
2016 Subaru Legacy For Sale
36 Great Deals out of 701 listings starting at $12,888
2015 Subaru Legacy For Sale
37 Great Deals out of 1,259 listings starting at $9,990
2014 Subaru Legacy For Sale
41 Great Deals out of 886 listings starting at $7,995

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.