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#477 of 587 Re: Outback 2011 Transmission issue [subyturtle]
May 30, 2011 (9:52 am)
all i know is that the CVT transmssion is junk and lost of people are realy pissed off and some retard at subaru decided to put subaru name and at risk and hurt thier customers ,it sounds like an american ceo , but if you take it in and you want your money back i would just ask for an exchange for the same car but with a manual trans . Subaru has never had prolbems with the manual trans at all and don't let the delear BS. you at all on it if they say it doesent come with a manual in that model then they are Liar's! i know because i got on with the 3.6r and i love it and no funney sounds just great running and the traction on the ice is better than in a manual trans and also for towing as well the transmission will handle the load with out harm.
Jun 14, 2011 (2:52 pm)
My car has just started with this problem.. I have brand new tires, when I go in revers i feel the car shift gears but the car does not move. when I press the gas peddle the car I feel like the tires lock and when I press the gas peddle again then the car will move. But the car hesitates to move. Also when i pull off my front tires they skid. which never happened before. While im driving the car changes gears fine. I don't know what is wrong with my car????
#479 of 587 Is the problem with Manual & Automatic (both??)
Jun 26, 2011 (2:09 pm)
I am looking in to purchasing a new Legacy 2.5i. I went to the dealer and they didn't have a manual transmission one so I test drove a manual Outback. The salesman said that it'll will be the same car just with a different body. I liked how the Outback drove and I liked the interior of the car (I sat on a automatic model of the legacy).
I really like the car and I am thinking of purchasing one with a manual transmission.. is it worth it? or does the manual legacy give problems with the transmission as well??? I saw a recall on the NHTSA website for the manual transmission for this car as well and I am worried about that too. Just asking because I really liked the car but if its too much of a trouble I will keep on shopping around. Thanks !!!
#480 of 587 Re: Is the problem with Manual & Automatic (both??) [htakeuch]
Jun 26, 2011 (6:16 pm)
My problem was with the automatic and the large engine. I've not heard of any issues with the manual trannies.
#481 of 587 Re: Is the problem with Manual & Automatic (both??) [tlawler]
Jul 02, 2011 (9:21 pm)
Thanks for the reply I am hearing many positive reviews from actual owners I might go for the legacy after all. Hope your issue with your car gets resolved.
#482 of 587 Re: Is the problem with Manual & Automatic (both??) [htakeuch]
Jul 21, 2011 (11:02 am)
Having read this thread and several that were linked from it I wanted to ask a question to people experience issues. I have a new 2011 Legacy that was just picked up June 30, we have put about 1100 miles on it. A few times we have discovered the coasting to a stop and hard downshifting issue. I have started looking into whether it's a big deal or something that has to do with the tramission build, etc. My question: Did this happen to people who had only 1 driver using the car, or more than one? I've read so much about the car "learning" a driving style and my fiance and I rotate who drives and we're wondering if we have a hand in it's problem.
#483 of 587 Re: Is the problem with Manual & Automatic (both??) [dmbhdb]
Jul 21, 2011 (11:04 am)
Is yours the H6? Because the 4 bangers have the CVT...
#484 of 587 Re: Outback 2011 Transmission issue [dlanning]
Jul 23, 2011 (8:30 am)
For what it is worth, it looks like they issued a recall on the manual transmissions on July 15, per the NHTSA website.
#485 of 587 Re: Outback 2011 Transmission issue [sparky56]
Jul 23, 2011 (9:16 am)
Make that July 15, 2010. We had to have the dealer replace our 6 speed in June.
#486 of 587 Re: Is the problem with Manual & Automatic (both??) [dmbhdb]
Jul 25, 2011 (8:52 pm)
Please let me know if you find an answer to this question! I bought a Legacy on the exact same day as you and have experienced the same thing. I am the only one that drives my car and I am a relatively gentle driver- I've been babying it!