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To me it seems as though it might be low on refrigerant. Probably not hugely low, but low nonetheless. I'd take it to an A/C repair shop and get it tested. I bet you'll find it needs to be topped off. You could possibly DIY this, however, if you get it wrong you can end up blowing out seals from putting too much refrigerant in it (it also depends on what ...


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I suggest that you check the water pump - some look ok from the outside but the impeller separates from the shaft internally so it does not force the water around and relying on thermosyphon flow is not sufficient for the engine but may well be sufficient for heating.


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This sounds like your radiator is clogged,if you let your car idle for a few minutes does the hoses on the radiator get warm both the top and bottom hoses. You need to let the engine warm up to feel if the lower radiator hose gets warm,if it stays cool the radiator is clogged and needs to be replaced. The temparature sensor for the cooling fan is often ...


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Subarus only like OEM thermostats. Subarus only like OEM radiator caps. It could be a clogged radiator or cooling system. Subarus typically get stop leak to prevent head gasket issues. It could be the water pump. (Again, Subaru's like OEM water pumps) The check engine light would typically stay off during overheating conditions. If your car is telling ...


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It sure sounds as though your engine overheated. Possibly due to air in the system, a stuck thermostat, or something that resolved itself as you continued to drive. But the damage may have already been done and the white smoke, which I assume was water being drawn into the combustion chamber, indicates that your cylinder head may have warped. This ...


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