1993 Subaru Legacy Wagon
Have the battery charged and check out, then check for spark on all 4 cylinders.
You do have a pre-OBD 2 model so code reading will probably difficult
if you do not have an older scan tool and connector. You have to start
with a fully charged battery before you test the system.
Recheck spark, fuel, timing, charging system etc.
As for the lights on the dash, on some models the brake
light will come on when the alternator fails.
My suggestion is to charge and
check the battery. After you are convinced the battery is okay, check the
ignition system. Make sure you have a hot spark on all four cylinders, use a
spark tester or an old spark plug that has been grounded to the block.
your timing marks. Has the vehicle had its timing belt replaced at the
Check all the basics first, fuel supply, ignition,
compression and timing.
Have you scanned the vehicle for trouble codes? This
may point you in the right direction.
Hi! Thank you for the quick response!
So, there is no spark.
Timing belt was changed within the last two years.
How do I check compression? I tried to logic that out with the book, but all I can seem to get to is checking the cam- and crankshaft sensors.
I haven't scanned it for codes yet.
It doesn't run, so I guess I gotta go buy a reader. OBD I, yes?
Again, thanks so much for the help!