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1990 Subaru Legacy will crank but not fire up.

\015 1990 Subaru Legacy will crank but not fire up. Just got it for free. It was running great, then it started running rough for a few days. It sat for about a month and now will not start. Got it for free. Good project or good parts car? \015 Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 15-01-2018

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Generally it is a matter of the easy/cheap approach first. Replace the fuel filter if you can followed by spark plugs. Since it ran fine initially then degraded it is likely that this is a fuel delivery or spark to ignition problem. Beyond these relatively cheap fixes the issue may entail a fuel pump or ignition coil(s). Good luck, these are quite durable and dependable vehicles generally.
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