Auto Answers » Transmissions & Drivetrains » Subaru

Subaru transmissions & drivetrains repair questions and answers

Post your Subaru transmissions & drivetrains question or share what you know by answering questions

Browse Subaru Categories

183 Questions
Sort by:
  • Charles
    Charles - 1998 Subaru Legacy - Transmissions & Drivetrains - 1/31/2015
    What is the cause of this noise?
    There is a rattling or grinding noise, I can't exactly describe. It seams like it is coming from below, not from the engine, but near the transmission area. It is noticeable when the car is stopped and idling, but it tends to go away after it warms up, however when ...
     
    0 answer
  • Charles
    Charles - 1998 Subaru Legacy - Transmissions & Drivetrains - 1/31/2015
    What is the cause of this noise?
    There is a rattling or grinding noise, I can't exactly describe. It seams like it is coming from below, not from the engine, but near the transmission area. It is noticeable when the car is stopped and idling, but it tends to go away after it warms up, however when ...
     
    0 answer
  • pwant82
    pwant82 - 2003 Subaru Outback - Transmissions & Drivetrains - 1/31/2015
    There is a clunking and wheel hesitation when taking sharp turns once the car is warmed. Any suggestions on what to chec
    I have replaced rack and pinion, tie rods (inner and outer), ball joints, both CVs, sway bar links and bushings, and had an alignment.
     
    0 answer
  • pwant82
    pwant82 - 2003 Subaru Outback - Transmissions & Drivetrains - 1/31/2015
    There is a clunking and wheel hesitation when taking sharp turns once the car is warmed. Any suggestions on what to chec
    I have replaced rack and pinion, tie rods (inner and outer), ball joints, both CVs, sway bar links and bushings, and had an alignment.
     
    0 answer
  • vickie
    vickie - 1997 Subaru Legacy - Transmissions & Drivetrains - 1/25/2015
    Car wont shift into any gear
    i dont have an accurate mileage because engine was rebuilt. car died as if battery stopped working, was able to shift gears so that it could be towed... changed battery cables.and also the battery... jot it to start but now it wont go into any gear ... no hard ...
     
    0 answer
  • AutoMD Member
    AutoMD Member - 1993 Subaru Legacy - Transmissions & Drivetrains - 12/28/2014
    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
     
    • adkruger
      12/28/2014 adkruger
      Is your Subaru an automatic or manual?
  • mcbrown
    mcbrown - 2005 Subaru Forester - Transmissions & Drivetrains - 12/2/2014
    Why does my Forester die every time I step on the clutch?
    My car is at about 150K miles, and has a brand new battery, timing belt and back right bearing. I've recently had the car in and out of the shop a great deal. Now when I try and drive it, the car dies every time I press in the clutch and I have to turn the key and ...
     
    0 answer
  • subi boy
    subi boy - 1996 Subaru Legacy - Transmissions & Drivetrains - 11/10/2014
    What causes a Subaru transmission with the fwd fuse in to switch from awd
    The car would switch from fwd to awd even with the fuse in the slot
     
    0 answer
  • Jay
    Jay - 2001 Subaru Impreza - Transmissions & Drivetrains - 10/6/2014
    Is it my clutch on my Subaru impreza
    When putting in gear it's hard n it grinds when selecting gear and also grinds when changing gears
     
    • Jimm
      10/6/2014 Jimm
      Possibly, either the clutch or the clutch master /slave cylinder assembly is worn.

      Check the various on-line vendors; www.autopartswarehouse.com, www.RockAuto.com, www.partsgeek.com, to list only a few. For example, they (RockAuto) list the clutch slave cylinder from around $23.00, the clutch master cylinder from around $41.00, and the clutch kit (assembly) from around $115.00 for your vehicle.
  • Jay
    Jay - 2001 Subaru Impreza - Transmissions & Drivetrains - 10/6/2014
    Is it my clutch on my Subaru impreza
    When putting in gear it's hard n it grinds when selecting gear and also grinds when changing gears
     
    • Jimm
      10/6/2014 Jimm
      Possibly, either the clutch or the clutch master /slave cylinder assembly is worn.

      Check the various on-line vendors; www.autopartswarehouse.com, www.RockAuto.com, www.partsgeek.com, to list only a few. For example, they (RockAuto) list the clutch slave cylinder from around $23.00, the clutch master cylinder from around $41.00, and the clutch kit (assembly) from around $115.00 for your vehicle.
  • Jay
    Jay - 2001 Subaru Impreza - Transmissions & Drivetrains - 10/6/2014
    Is it my clutch on my Subaru impreza
    When putting in gear it's hard n it grinds when selecting gear and also grinds when changing gears
     
    • Jimm
      10/6/2014 Jimm
      Possibly, either the clutch or the clutch master /slave cylinder assembly is worn.

      Check the various on-line vendors; www.autopartswarehouse.com, www.RockAuto.com, www.partsgeek.com, to list only a few. For example, they (RockAuto) list the clutch slave cylinder from around $23.00, the clutch master cylinder from around $41.00, and the clutch kit (assembly) from around $115.00 for your vehicle.
  • 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 ...
     
    0 answer
  • AutoMD Member
    AutoMD Member - 2004 Subaru Forester - Transmissions & Drivetrains - 7/27/2014
    Why was the 04 Forester excluded from your coverage of Subaru Service Bulletin No. 16-67-04, dated 10/06/04?
    Purchased new in O4, this vehicle has had this problem since day one. When making slow turns during forward or backward motion, the transmission binds and refuses to move until additional acceleration is applied which results in quick leeps making for a very unsafe ...
     
    • Jimm
      7/27/2014 Jimm
      Check this website for more TSB information and details; www.techinfo.subaru.com/proxy/76194/pdf/076194-SUTTIPSLOC0514.pdf
  • AutoMD Member
    AutoMD Member - 2008 Subaru Legacy - Transmissions & Drivetrains - 7/4/2014
    When down shifting my car begins to make an ear piercing sound what could this be?
    The sound is a metal on metal type noise, which leads me to think it is a bearing in the clutch, transmission or drivetrain. It occurs when I downshift at speeds under 40. There is also a slight rattle. Any help would be Awesome.
     
    • REX03
      7/4/2014 REX03
      If it sounds like a car siren, it's normal. It's all wheel drive. My 03 did this
  • AutoMD Member
    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
     
    0 answer