Car starts fine, but dies after idling for a bit in drive.

Asked by Jul 24, 2017 at 04:16 PM about the 2012 Subaru Impreza

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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86,345

Any warning lights? This may be a symptom of a bad CVT/torque converter. https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/tsbs/2014/SB-10067826- 0699.pdf

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6,170

First check if MAF sensor is plugged in (change air filter recently??). If persists, check for vacuum leaks. But if it stalls repeatedly upon slowing to idle then indeed it's probably the damned CVT's torque converter. Sorry....

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I did have the air filter changed just a day or so before this started! Good advice -- will have the MAF sensor checked. thanks!

6,170

Ta dah!

86,345

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