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  • Dan
    Dan - 2003 Subaru Outback - Transmissions & Drivetrains - 4/17/2015
    Is the rear left drive nut on a different rotation to right?
    I'm changing the drive on the rear of car on both sides. I had no problem with the right but when it's came to the left I couldn't open the drive nut! I just wondered does the nut turn differently from the right?
     
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  • Laura
    Laura - 1998 Subaru Legacy - Transmissions & Drivetrains - 3/13/2015
    "My 98 Subaru is making metal on metal screeching sound only when in reverse and turning the wheel while in motion
    166,000 miles. it only happens when i am reversing and turning the wheel at the same time and it is all the time now. the sound seems to be coming from under the car in the middle but i cant tell if its in the center of the car or towards the back. My friend jacked ...
     
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  • ladyD
    ladyD - 2003 Subaru Outback - Transmissions & Drivetrains - 3/3/2015
    My car will not go in gear
    I have a manual transmission car starts but will not go in gear. Just has me baffled just got the car last week and two days later it broke down.
     
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  • 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 ...
     
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  • 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 ...
     
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  • 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.
     
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  • 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.
     
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  • 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 ...
     
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  • 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 ...
     
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  • 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
     
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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 - 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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