Last week my Subaru Forester 2005 the CEL came on with a flashing Cruise control, brought it to the mechanic and they diagnosed as miss fire in cylinder 2 and 4, they said the miss fire was caused by loose spark plugs, after it was "fixed" the car now dies at stop lights and sign, I brought it back and they have no idea why its happening? They did mention I have a minor oil leak which should be repaired but not causing the main issue of the car dying. Any thoughts?

Asked by Jan 28, 2017 at 08:37 AM about the 2005 Subaru Forester X

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Maybe you need a new mechanic but I would probably install new plugs and wires and maybe a new coil pack.

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