Smoking engine?

Asked by Nov 24, 2016 at 11:49 PM about the 1998 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr Outback AWD Wagon

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1998 Subaru Legacy Outback I
was driving on the highway and we heard a
like clicking noise and then noticed all the
display lights were on and the front was
smoking out. The fan is also not coming on
and the car will not totally start but has
hope??

2 Answers

228,555

Sounds like the serpentine belt broke, open the hood to inspect.

3,640

I'm betting on the cambelt.

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