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Hood smoking, coolant leaking. 92 Subaru legacy

I had a similar problem & here's what I learned. The leak is small so it will not come back in one day. The coolant can get so hot that it may bubble out the overflow bottle. You will hear it &...
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Minimum possible tread depth for shaved tire?

At a competent tire shop (one which can shave your tires), you can get them whatever depth you need them at. Getting one tire to 11/64" should be no issue, as that is actually a lot of tread ...
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Why does my Subaru Forrester need brakes so frequently?

If a car is regularly driven rust will be rubbed off by friction. Even if it's sat around for a bit there should only be surface rust which again should be rubbed off. So, the mechanic's statement ...
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Why does my Subaru Forrester need brakes so frequently?

"Too rusted to pass inspection" is a matter of opinion, and no one here can have an opinion unless you provide a clear, close-up photo of the brakes and rotors. Does the mechanic have a boat ...
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Should brake pedal push to floor whilst idling

The pedal should not "go to the floor" at any time. There should come a point in the pedal travel where it no longer moves down. In other words, it should become firm. If your pedal is &...
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