Manual trans, dipstick is larger, and located on right side passenger side of engine compartment, behind engine, about halfway between rear edge of engine and the firewall. On February 12, 2007, the car again broke down with the same noise from the transmission and the clutch would not go in. Always consult a certified automotive mechanic before making important automotive repair and service decisions. On February 20th I was again contacted by Chris and was told that they had found more problems in the transmission and it was 3rd gear this time and Subaru of America was again denying the warranty. Take your time and you can save money plus have pride in your ride.
This should not be rushed in order to prevent spills. However, the lubricant must still protect against excessive wear. Repair Cost Estimator is to be used for informational purposes only and is only intended to serve as a general guide. I was told by Chris Wehe that he had nothing further to discuss with me and if I were unhappy with the situation to contact Subaru of America. If the fluid is up and clear pink then just schedule an appointment to get the fluids and filter changed by a trans shop , not Mr.
After that I checked the level again and added as needed. You may need to raise the car to do this. Though this may seem a bit scary for a new person, it is easy. The brown color is due to the clutches in the trans, wearing down over time. Nor has anyone ever been able to give me a clear answer as to whether or not all of this started because of the main shaft. Vehicle repair costs may vary from vehicle to vehicle.
. Much like pouring a bottle of oil or a jug of milk, air needs to fill in the empty space when the transmission fluid is being drained. With 3050 miles on the car the transmission failed. If you have a lowered car the drain pan may not fit under the car. When adding transmission fluid to your Impreza, be sure to add it slowly as it will fill up quickly and is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill. That really sounds suspicious since they claimed there was rust in a box that was mostly filled with oil. I am asking for a fair resolution to this problem.
For my car it did. Not require but recommended: -Mechanix Gloves -Shop Towels Step 1: Pull the transmission dipstick out. The first time was immediately following an oil change on December 9, 2006. The video above shows where the transmission fluid dipstick is located in your Impreza and how to check the transmission fluid level. If doing Uncle Scotty's the fill order is Redline, Pennzoil, and then Castrol.
It would be even better to change the oil yourself. But he couldn't tell me for sure because he wasn't familar with the second breakdown. I then waited another 10 minutes before checking the level. Auto trans, dipstick located at left rear of engine compartment, under the brake master cylinder, buried under one or more rubber heater hoses. I was able to slip myself under the car without raising it. If you are having problems with the transmission in your Impreza, such as clunky shifting or hesitation, check the fluid level first - it is amazing how many drivers pay thousands of dollars for transmission work when a half quart of transmission fluid would have fixed the problem. Bill Davis was more knowledgable on the workings of the transmission and he did answer some of my questions.
It seemed fine so I went for a very short drive around the block. Why don't you take it to another shop and ask them to change the transmission oil, and to save the old oil for you to look at. It is much smaller but it is located on the side of the transmission. Estimated price is customized for your vehicle make, model, year and trim, but does not include diagnostic charges, taxes, disposal or environmental fees, oil or other fluid costs, or other ancillary parts that may be needed for the repair. I look forward to your reply and a resolution to this problem, and will wait until March 26, 2007 before seeking help from a lawyer, consumer protection agency or the Better Business Bureau. Please note: Myself nor the staff of mnsubaru.
I had the vehicle towed to Gillman Subaru North. She had no suggestions for me. I finally heard from Kevin Shoemaker on February 28th. Generally the odd shifting is caused by different dynamic frictional characteristics; especially if the fluid used has less friction modification than the specified fluid. In the opinion of the mechanic: After looking at all the parts our findings are that the main shaft tooth broke and resulted in the second gear damage and all other items to be damaged. A major push in automotive lubricants is efficiency. When I stated that the car had never been abused in anyway and that I wanted a mechanics report on the condition of the car and any findings that proved abuse.
Corrosion inhibitors control rust on the transmission internal parts. Posted on Sep 13, 2009 www. I received a box of parts taken off the car and the repair invoice. Hope this helps Jun 25, 2009. I can't say it's a scam, but it sounds like it could be if you haven't done anything that would have broken off teeth in the transmission. He said that he couldn't help because it was not their call to make that S. Unfortunately your product has not performed well.