have a 1997 Subaru Legacy after getting the brakes done it doesn't want to turn over what problem is it

Anthony Clark

Asked by Sep 23, 2016 at 01:06 AM about the 1997 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr L AWD Wagon

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Check battery voltage or jump it. Brakes have nothing to do with it not starting up

Anthony Clark

It has power but it wont turn over.


Check security system. If security system ok, try jumping the starter solenoid, if it cranks, che j the starter relay


OE brass battery clamps may have rotted by now, too. Replace with cheap new one if necessary. Also note that starter solenoid copper contacts have been known to wear out on these old 2.2s. Requires removing starter/solenoid and loading in the new ($15) contacts. Weird, but true!

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