Detail: I have a 1992 legacy wagon, when i start it cold, it starts, and runs really rough. and i have to give it gas to keep it running. when i turn it off and try to restart it, it just cranks and wont start.
Solution: Sounds like a bad ignition system, if its firing poorly through your distributor once it warms up its not firing hot enough. , Hi, a 6ya Mechanic can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two. Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US. click here to Talk to a Mechanic (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need. Goodluck! , Relieve the fuel system pressure. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Remove the rear exhaust pipe and muffler assembly. On All Wheel Drive (AWD) vehicles, remove the rear differential assembly and the rear crossmember. You do not have AWD so this step is not for you Remove the fuel filler cap and drain the fuel into a suitable container. Remove the fuel filler pipe protector. Raise and support the vehicle safely on jackstands. Remove the fuel filler, air vent and delivery hoses. On AWD vehicles, disconnect the air breather hoses and evaporation hose from the pipes. Support the fuel tank with a floor jack or equivalent lifting device. Loosen the attaching bolts and lower the fuel tank slightly. Disconnect the fuel pump harness , The cylinders are numbered as on the spark pack you changed. You might have done better putting the seafoam in the tank as an injector cleaner. Not sure why you changed so many parts, you seem to know how to get the codes from test connector lead hookup and the blink pattern. You might also want to check the fuel rail pressure and the crank and cam angle sensors. Before replacing the injector, swap the #4 injector with the adjacent one and see it the code moves with the injector or stays put. If the code stays on #4, then check the injector wiring, if it moves clean or replace the injector. , Replace the catalytic converter and EGR valve , Hi, have the same problem with my 1995 legacy gt twin turbo and the problem lyes with the ecu temp switch, it sound's like the ecu thinks the engine needs more fuel to start and run , Black smoke means buring rich. Have the vehicle's ECU scanned for codes and do the repair the codes describe. I'm gonna take a stab in the dark and say Mass Air Flow Sensor.(MAF)