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Your truck has a leak in the heater core. Engine coolant is circulated through the core to provide heat to the cab. Most vehicle heaters circulate coolant through the heater core even when the heater is turned off. It's unlikley that the core can be repaired, 'tho a radiator shop would be the place to ask. I am not familiar with the heater and dash design ...


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I experienced similar issues with my old pickup for some time. Here is everything I checked to diagnose the problem -- Vacuum Leak : Check for air leaks around the intake manifold and carb seat. Any air that isn't passing through the carb is unregulated and will cause sputtering/stalling. If you have an aftermarket carb, ensure that vacuum caps have been ...


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Most likely the problem is the clutch and it's slipping quite severely. This is a classic symptom of this problem, with or without the smell associated with it. When a clutch is fully engaged, it should be a very linear RPM to speed movement, meaning, as the RPMs go up, so should the speed. If the RPMs shoot up and the speed doesn't, something is slipping. ...


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The P2096 is very likely related to your issue, it indicates that the fuel system is running too lean, i.e. there's not enough fuel in the fuel/air mix. One of the symptoms of this is can be hesitant acceleration. Usually this is a problem with fuel supply, like a fuel pump not providing enough pressure or a fuel filter restricting flow, although there are ...


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There are many potential reasons for this. Bear in mind that all engines lose power as they accumulate mileage, due to gradual loss of compression from wear on the piston rings. Incorrect fuel, a timing problem, a malfunctioning sensor , the list goes on and on.


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Worn engine/transmission mounts? Check the engine for unusual movement when someone else is revving it. The Impreza has two engine mounts - one on each head, and one the transmission. They do go bad on older cars. Also change the front right driveshaft. Not a big job - about two/three hours for a beginner, 30 minutes for a mechanic. Maybe do both while you'...


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Turns out it was the transfer case chain jumping. Put in a used transfer case and solved the issue. Thanks for the help!


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sorry for the super late update. Fuse was blown. I checked the fuses myself several times before I had the car towed.... the mechanic said the fuse was so fine the naked eye couldnt see it. I spent $180 for the diagnostic and fuse replacement. Everything works fine after.


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