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I don't think there's any reason to suspect a head gasket right off the bat like that. The first thing that comes to mind is the electric cooling fans. They are on the car specifically to keep it cool at slow speeds since you don't have natural air flow. Get the car up to temperature, open the hood and wait for the fans to come on. If they come on you ...


Cools at speed, but not at slow vehicle speed. Definitely an engine cooling fan issue. It's either the fan itself or the sending units that tell the fan when to come on. Best bet is to pick up a Multimeter and a manual that tells you the right signals from all the sending units involved (normally an engine temp sender.) I'd recommend either a Haynes ...


Re-pair your phone with your car Goto your phone and delete your car as an audio device. Goto your car stereo and delete your phone as a source device. Re-pair your phone and your car and see what happens. Seems to be an effective fix for me when I occasionally encounter this issue.


I'll start off by saying that this may not be an answer, but rather a methodology for diagnosis. On that Subaru, the turbo should be to the right hand side of the engine. You have oil pick up and return lines for the turbo. By design the serpentine belt can swing oil up onto the ceiling of the hood if they leak. The easiest way to troubleshoot this issue ...

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