Plead for help for non-starting/idle issue

Asked by May 24, 2019 at 02:20 AM about the 2011 Subaru Outback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hi  
Love your page and the info. Tried to solve my issue but failed.  
I have a Subaru -11 Outback, 2L diesel  
Problem  
Started with it cutting out on idle when cold. Would get better after a couple of minutes. No fault code and Subaru shop had no clue.  

Then it started to die on idle even when warm, Still no help from Subaru here.

Now it will crank over but die if it fires up. Still no fault code or help.  

EGR, filters and pumps are ok.

Reset of idle has no effect, doesnt run long enough to do this.  

If I give it a bit of pedal when starting it will start sometimes. If I aim at 2000 rpm it immidiately cuts down to 1500 by itself. First minute it will smell very bad at the exhaust.  

When running it will cut out directly if it goes under 1100 rpm. But when running it is running very well and low consumption.  Very unreliable to drive like this. Subaru find nothing so I ´m really hoping you can point me in the right direction.  Regards  Richard

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