2003 subaru legacy engine knock. what is the likely source. 180000 miles


Asked by Aug 18, 2014 at 06:21 PM about the 2003 Subaru Legacy L Special Edition

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Engine stalled when i pulled into driveway and applied the brakes. it did restart but there is
loud knocking sound now. i suspect a rod but could it be a stuck valve or bad lifters. not
smoking or misfiring.

2 Answers

Tom Demyan

Time to rip into the engine or replace. Hard to tell what the issue is where I sit.

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Nick Eidemiller

Sounds like a rod bearing. Doubtfull it's a lifter or valve.

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