2006 suburu forester. finally got it to crank up but now it will not stay running but a few seconds and cut off. it will die asap if i touch the gas. ive had lots of trouble with this subi. to get a lil history on it look at other questions and answers i have asked on same car. it had not been run in about six to seven months. was a no spark situation but i figured that out. now this. any answers yall?


Asked by Aug 24, 2017 at 10:09 PM about the 2006 Subaru Forester 2.5 X

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2006 forester will start but die after like two second or as soon as you try to give
it gas. fuel filter is good and pump for sure. all sensors are clean and connected
well. will not stay running at all if you attempt to push gas just die. need a lil

1 Answer


it was the ecu. i was told by grayson suburu that my forester did not have an immobilizer and that turned out to be incorrect. since i changed ecu it had to programmed to my key. got it taken care of runs fine

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