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  • AutoMD Member
    AutoMD Member - 1990 Subaru Legacy - Transmissions & Drivetrains - 8/3/2014
    Why do I hear a sputtering sound when my car is in motion?
    When my car is idling there is no odd sound. Once I start driving and get to about 20 mph I hear a sputtering and feel a vibration on the gas pedal and the shifter. The car doesn't shake and neither does the steering wheel. I hear the sputter until I come to a ...
     
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    AutoMD Member - 2012 Subaru Impreza - Transmissions & Drivetrains - 7/2/2014
    2012 Impreza oit temp and awd lights came on
    lights came on at same time for about 2 seconds and the engine lost power (pressed gas and did not do anything. lights off and car runs fine. What could it be
     
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    AutoMD Member - 1993 Subaru Legacy - Transmissions & Drivetrains - 6/30/2014
    Transmission problems
    I just changed the transmission filter and it only took 3 1/2 qts of fluid and the dipstick tube is full I drained about 7 qts of trans fluid whay did I do wrong everything went back together easily
     
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    AutoMD Member - 1990 Subaru Loyale - Transmissions & Drivetrains - 6/7/2014
    3 at automatic locked in drive
    100k, 3AT 1990 Loyale 4wd Subaru wagon - shifter a few times became harder to get out of park.. On a very cold day (0 -15 F), it locked in drive. The internal the inhibitor switch works properly - using an ohm meter, and the single rod connected to the transmission ...
     
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    AutoMD Member - 2008 Subaru Forester - Transmissions & Drivetrains - 4/17/2014
    I I just had a new clutch put in 3 weeks ago, and there is a tapping noise when I do not have the clutch in. It goes aw
    The noise goes away when you put the clutch in. I want to take it back to the dealership, but I want to have an educated guess before I get there.
     
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    AutoMD Member - 2005 Subaru Impreza - Transmissions & Drivetrains - 3/8/2014
    2005 subaru impreza rs 2.5 manual transmission throttles itself
    starting from a complete stop with the transmission in neutral then start coasting down hill the car will start to gradually throttle itself, the faster the car goes the higher the rpm's get, at 35 mph the tach is at 5500 rpms and stays there until about 6 seconds ...
     
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    AutoMD Member - 1999 Subaru Legacy - Transmissions & Drivetrains - 11/25/2013
    AWD questions Jacked up car all tires spin
    On snow covered roads Subby sits and spins the RF wheel not other tire spins. Any ideas why it doesn't transfer power to other wheels? Again on jack stand all tires spin... Thanks
     
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  • lvanotterloo7
    lvanotterloo7 - 2005 Subaru Impreza - Transmissions & Drivetrains - 9/10/2013
    My 05 wrx 4eat won't shift into 3rd
    My 05 wrx 4eat won't shift into 3rd when it redlines at 6500 rpms? I have DC short ram and N1 3" catback the rest is stock. When the rpms come down and it finally does shift the boost sputters when accelerated
     
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  • lvanotterloo7
    lvanotterloo7 - 2005 Subaru Impreza - Transmissions & Drivetrains - 9/10/2013
    My 05 wrx 4eat won't shift into 3rd
    My 05 wrx 4eat won't shift into 3rd when it redlines at 6500 rpms? I have DC short ram and N1 3" catback the rest is stock. When the rpms come down and it finally does shift the boost sputters when accelerated
     
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  • lvanotterloo7
    lvanotterloo7 - 2005 Subaru Impreza - Transmissions & Drivetrains - 9/10/2013
    My 05 wrx 4eat won't shift into 3rd
    My 05 wrx 4eat won't shift into 3rd when it redlines at 6500 rpms? I have DC short ram and N1 3" catback the rest is stock. When the rpms come down and it finally does shift the boost sputters when accelerated
     
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  • david sr
    david sr - 1999 Subaru Forester - Transmissions & Drivetrains - 6/29/2013
    Transmission
    4 gear pups out
     
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  • timluke
    timluke - 1993 Subaru Legacy - Transmissions & Drivetrains - 6/10/2013
    My car that I just bought is stuck in 4wd. The button on shifter was pushed and now its stuck in 4wd.
    175000 miles
     
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  • Jmofish
    Jmofish - 1998 Subaru Legacy - Transmissions & Drivetrains - 4/25/2013
    Why will my shifter not move out of park?
    I) Milage~115K 2) It Started about one year ago. I disconnected a Solenoid (by the steering column) and it has worked until now. 3) Happens when engine cold. 4) I checked shifter linkage and appears OK
     
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  • kippamartin
    kippamartin - 1994 Subaru Legacy - Transmissions & Drivetrains - 2/28/2013
    Car doesn't seem to want to shift into high gear. Can get it up to about 40 mph, but the engine is revving very high.
    Milage 150,000 This just started in the last week. Recently had work done to replace the pulley the crank shaft is attached to that drives the alternator and A/C.
     
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  • rcarloni
    rcarloni - 2006 Subaru Legacy - Transmissions & Drivetrains - 2/27/2013
    Could bad wheel hubs and speed sensors cause 'bucking' sensation in car?
    2006 subaru legacy 2.5 4cyl. Started it one day, drove it a block and it started violently shaking, felt like trouble shifting gears. Check engine came on a block later (flashing then solid). I had it towed to a local shop I had never used before. I immediately ...
     
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