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2.2L > AT > from 30mpg to 9mg in 4k miles- no codes- no leak found- pump is fine- new filter- used lucas fuel injector cleaner 3k miles ago- now when making U turn car stutters like it doesn't know how to get into second gear. 2nd gear has always been a hard shift but that is the only other problem i've had with the car. Any suggestions would be great? WHERE IS THE FUEL GOING?!?!?!

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Check that the car rolls freely
no brake drag or stuck parking brake
which pump is fine the transmission or the fuel pump? stuttering on a u turn would lead me to a fuel pump issue
could this also be from old spark plugs or a combination of two minor issues at the same time since that is a large drop in economy

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SOURCE: Car Flooding-Not starting

I had the same symptoms. I had to count the correct number of teeth from the crankshaft pulley to the cam pulley marks.It is a different number of teeth to each pulley.It turns out that I was off by one or two teeth on one cam.

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SOURCE: intermittant stalls & rough idle

i would say maf 2

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SOURCE: 1991 Subaru fuel pump relay switch location

On the back side of the drivers strut tower....big silver box with a blue relay on the side.

Please let me know what you find.

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SOURCE: engine misfires badly after cruising a while at 3k revs,

Try to check the computer box and check if it is working and check the timing belt as well make sure it is properly tune up.

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