For my car it did. Failed several thousand miles later and was replaced under warranty. Do you have an automatic transmission? Resets itself eventually and light goes off so no fix for now. My sister is having the same problem with her 2001 Forester. I bought a Forester thinking it would be a high mileage vehicle, I was wrong. I changed the spin-on filter in my Forester when I first got it because the fluid showed signs of b … eing overheated. Not really bad I guess, it lasted 130k + miles.
The advice that I was given is to change the oil annually and chances are your transmission will last the life of the vehicle. Clutch master cylinder was leaking and not holding pressure. I was planning on getting it changed in the near future. Transmission solenoid replaced under warranty second time in 9 months. Gee that is a lot of questions!! I'm just sticking with high quality dino oil, I like the Valvoline Maxlife because it ridded me of an intermittent oil burning smell that used to pop up once every 100-300 miles. Please note: Myself nor the staff of mnsubaru. So out of the shop for less then 400.
This should not be rushed in order to prevent spills. The best choice, by far, is to sell your 1997 automatic transmission Forester and buy one with a manual transmission. He denied it had been flooded. Chang … ing the fluid every year is the best way to extend the life of your transmission. Buy one of those funnels with a hose on it when you buy the transmission fluid.
This required a new bushing 25194 km Clutch chatter when cold. Step 7: Fill the transmission. There is no fluid change recommended, just a level check. When you drain the fluid via the drain plug on the driver's side of the transmission, refill is about 4 quarts. As Cockatoo says, it's probably best to assume Subaru knows what their vehicles need.
I was able to force the shifter into drive after exerting a tremendous amount of force. The transmission actually was not overheating. Had been going on for some time. You may have filled the wrong thing with the wrong fluid. The dealer replaced it under the Subaru warranty, which the company extended to 100,000 mi for this issue.
Does anyone know what causes this and a fix? Cockatoo wrote in message news:3B58D6D7. The power-train of the Subaru runs the gears of the engine and transmission causing power to be supplied to the axles of the all-wheel drive or two-wheel drive Foresters. I have never received a notice about the extended warranty and was told that because I have had the valve body replaced, I am not eligible for the extended warranty. The noise changed pitch with speed. Three transmission fluid changes would have cost you, in total, a few hundred dollars.
Has the transmission fluid ever been changed? After all, we bought these things because we think they know what they are doing, right? This doesn't change all of the transmission fluid, but it is enough to put in some fresh seal conditioners and remove some of the fine particles caused by wear. Changed differential fluid and added an additive. I was able to slip myself under the car without raising it. I have the dealer handle everything until the factory warranty runs out. According to what I heard, removing all of this gunk can cause parts to fail or start leaks. My service man says about 4 quarts is what comes out.
Careful not to overfill Difference between none on the stick and full is often less than a quart. Yes, I'm a smaller guy. I feel, thats an indication that these transmissions are going to fail little after 10 years. The Subaru Forester has recalls for transmission problems for the model years of 2001 and 2002 which concerned 172,564 Subaru Forester owners, according to Repair Pal. Yesterday, I took my car to my mechanic who quickly checked it out for me in my presence. If the transmission has not been previously serviced properly, then you might want to have an independent transmission shop take a crack at dropping the transmission pan, changing the transmission filter and flushing the trans.