These are tricky to find if you havent found it before, the yellow. Drive several miles to raise the temperature of your cars transmission fluid up to. Subaru manual transmission transaxle oil level check. Used 2008 subaru outback for sale with photos cargurus. The engine in your 2008 subaru impreza should be running when you perform a transmission fluid level check, otherwise it will be inaccurate. This owners manual has all the information necessary to keep your subaru in excellent condition and to properly maintain the emission control system for. The recommended automatic transmission fluid for a 2000 subaru outback legacy is subaru atf hp. Checking your subaru fluid levels in 1 minute may save you hours of headaches.
Troubleshooting a subaru legacy clutch it still runs. What transmission fluid should you use for 2008 subaru outback. Checking oil level in manual transmission transaxle front differential. This is a 2003 impreza, should be the same location for most yearsmodels. See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. The engine in my 2008 subaru outback, with manual transmission, races to 2000 rpm when i am coasting with the clutch in. Im new owner of 2008 subaru legacy se4h ive purchased my car from a fleet auction. Subaru legacy questions transmission fluid level cargurus. Summary of contents for subaru 2008 outback page 1 foreword congratulations on choosing a subaru vehicle. Ive only done the front diff fluid on models with a manual trans, which shares fluid with the diff. The subaru parts online retailer network offers authentic 2008 subaru outback parts perfectly. The video above shows where the transmission fluid dipstick is located in your outback and how to check the transmission fluid level.
Subaru legacyoutback transmission problems page 7 car. Each receives a revised front and rear fascia, revised rear suspension, updated instrument panel and. Subaru outback transmission fluid level check maintenance. Research, compare and save listings, or contact sellers directly from 111 2008 outback models nationwide. Best transmission fluid for 2003 outback 1990 to present.
After replacing fluid and filter on the transmission i cannot my husband cannot get the flu to go back in wondering if hes trying to put it in the wrong place where is the refill port 1999 subaru legacy. To see how frequently subaru outback problems occur, check out our car reliability stats. How to check and top off subaru manual transmission fluid subaru outback 2. How do you change the transmission fluid on a subaru outback. The 2008 subaru outback now consists of five trim levels, all in wagon form. That really sounds suspicious since they claimed there was rust in a box that was mostly filled with oil. We were assured at the time of purchase that subaru had fixed this problem as it was a problem. The video above shows where the transmission fluid dipstick is located in. This product is made of highquality components to meet and exceed strict quality requirements. The legacy has been subarus bestselling car since its inception in 1990. Oil level in each case is checked using the tranmssiongearbox dipstick.
View online or download subaru 2009 outback owners manual. Myself nor the staff of are not responsible for any damage done by attempting this the following was done on a 2005 subaru wrx wagon. According to subaru going with a thicker cold viscosity will really start to limit the acceptable cold operating temps. The manual says it can be checked hot or cold, but say when checking hot level check with car running. Follow these steps to add transmission fluid in a 2008 subaru impreza 2. Changed transmission fluid in my 1996 subaru legacy, draining old and refilling to the dose prescribed by the service manual. Or check your subaru owners manual to see fluid type is specified. Tranny fluid changes need to be pressure flushed with a special shop machine that most good shops like subaru should have. First, remove the dipstick from under the hood if you are unsure as to where it is located, check your owners manual.
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If you need the surefooted traction of allwheel drive but shudder at the thought of driving a big, fuelinefficient suv, the 2008 subaru outback is the answer. Subaru legacyoutback transmission problems page 8 car. Subaru manual transmission transaxle oil level check youtube. Ive got a bunch of info on how to do an automatic, but theres nothing about manual transmissions. If you need to change the transmission fluid in your 2011 subaru forester, be 2011 subaru forester transmission mtf manual transmission fluid is a, amsoil products for the 2015 subaru forester with filter 5. See how to correctly check the transmission fluid level in a 2008 subaru impreza 2.
Models come in both automatic and manual transmissions. Complete video instructions to add transmission fluid to a 2008 subaru impreza 2. Transmission fluid for 2008 jump to latest follow 21 25 of 25 posts. Subaru manual transmission oil dipstick location 2003 impreza. If i check my fluid level when its at a cold idle it shows that my fluid level is at the low line of the dipstick, but if i check it at normal operating temperature the dipstick shows that the fluid level is full. This should work for nearly every year and model subaru but this video specifically shows a 1998 subaru impreza 2. When the time arrives to maintain or repair your 2008 subaru outback, choose the same quality that came standard from day one. The dealer recommended that the transmission be rebuilt.
Subaru built their own fourspeed automatic transmission based on the old. Replace the trans oil level check plug and tighten to 25 nm 18 lb ft. Very old transmission fluid will cause slipping in the transmission. Happens most often when the car has been driven at least 10 minutes and engine is warm. Transmission fluid for 2008 page 2 subaru outback forums. How do you change the transmission fluid on a subaru. Search any vehicle history using our free vin check and free vehicle history. When the contact starts the vehicle and attempts to change gears, the vehicle jerks very strongly. To get the most accurate reading you should check the transmission with the engine running and properly warmed up, on a level service. I have yet to actually look under the car, so id like to know.
When and how to check fluid level engine should be running. Subaru outback transmission fluid change cost estimate. See how to correctly check the transmission fluid level in a 2009 subaru outback 2. Which auto transmission fluid for a 2008 impreza 2. A manual gearbox in a subaru contains meshed gears transferring power from the. Id like to do a transmission fluid flush or at the least a drain and fill. Dexron vibmw 7045enissan matic d, j, lt 71141, jws3309ford mercon v, mb236. Its a good alternative to an suv and features a rich, nicely detailed interior.
The engine in your 2001 subaru outback should be running when you perform a transmission fluid level check, otherwise it will be inaccurate. Use your owners manual as a guide for more details and to locate specific. Which temperature is more accurate for checking the fluid level. What transmission fluid should you use for 2008 subaru. Remove the trans oil level check plug 1 from the transmission fluid pan. What type of transmission fluid for a 2007 subaru outback. Transmission fluid level check subaru outback 20052009. The dealer stated that the transmission was the cause of the failure.
Each receives a revised front and rear fascia, revised rear suspension, updated instrument panel and interior fabrics. How to check and top off subaru manual transmission fluid youtube. Aug, 2007 how to change the transmission fluid on a subaru 5 speed manual transmission. When i check the atf fluid level when cold and the car not running it is at the correct level on the dipstick, when i check it hot with the car running it is low just barely reading on the dipstick itself. Im about to change out the oil on my 5speed 09 as a part of the 100,000km service. Transmission fluid level check subaru impreza 20082014. The transmission fluid was changed, but the failure persisted. Castrol transmax cvt atf can be used in certain subaru cvts. Sep, 2010 the engine in my 2008 subaru outback, with manual transmission, races to 2000 rpm when i am coasting with the clutch in. There have been a wide variety of legacy models since that time, including sedan and wagon models as well as the equally popular legacy outback. Oct 20, 2014 checking oil level in manual transmission transaxle front differential. I should probably mention that i just changed the transmission fluid and filter last. If no fluid comes out, add fluid until fluid drips out. The video above shows where the transmission fluid dipstick is located in your impreza and how to check the transmission fluid level.