1987 subaru leone
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1987 Subaru Leone loss of power problems

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Date:June 25, 2010, 8:05 pm
Name:Tom Johnstone
Location:Australia, Western Australia, Perth
Vehicle:Subaru Leone
General comments:This is the first time I have had this kind of problem. The car model is a 1.8 GL I thought it might be the fuel pump or fuel filter. I have no idea where these are located. Can you help. Thank you
Problems:The engine starts to cut out when the accelorator is pressed unable to get up a hill. although the engine runs ok in neutral or park when petrol is applied. Even driving on a flat road I can only get to about 40klm hour it then starts to cut out if petrol is applied
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July 4, 2010, 9:50 pm  from: gilbert
Get your carburetor system checked, for there is a difference in air to gas balance, or the spark plugs failing, or the point gap is not correct and will close at high raves or advanced timing.
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October 21, 2011, 2:51 pm  from: bill
got a problem with my subaru leon gl at times i can smell fuel in da car what would be da problem.
which are da best plugs to use for maximum power.
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December 17, 2013, 1:16 am  from: Kibeti Nicholas
I like the comfortability of the car u can drive for a very long distance without u being tired!
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October 25, 2014, 1:04 pm  from: james
Had same problem with my 1995 subaru boxter gas cap was missing install new gas cap and it was amazing the power of auto now does not bog down and now goes like hell compared to before.apparently needs pressure on fuel system.Make sure gas cap is correct.let me know if any difference.
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