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P1518 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for May 2010

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Trouble Ticket Help Requests for DTC P1518
Help Request Posted
2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH66501
P1518: Manufacture controlled. Car was originally brought in with a over charging condition that was over 15 Volts (Bosch alternator). The alternator was getting very Hot. I changed the alternator with a aftermarket one and then the car was charging 13.2V. I then replaced the battery. It br...
May 10, 2010
2006 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S4BP61C46
P1518: Starter Switch Circuit Low Input. ... CEL on and the Cruise light blinking. Code P1518 stored. There are no drivability issues. The thing that puzzles me is that this code refers to a starter issue. There has never been any starting trouble or battery problem. The owner did mention that once i...
May 21, 2010
2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH66501
P1518: Manufacture controlled. Car was originally brought in with a over charging condition that was over 15 Volts (Bosch alternator). The alternator was getting very Hot. I changed the alternator with a aftermarket one and then the car was charging 13.2V. I then replaced the battery. It br...
May 10, 2010
2006 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S4BP61C46
P1518: Starter Switch Circuit Low Input. ... CEL on and the Cruise light blinking. Code P1518 stored. There are no drivability issues. The thing that puzzles me is that this code refers to a starter issue. There has never been any starting trouble or battery problem. The owner did mention that once i...
May 21, 2010