2008 Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport Transmission Problems
159 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2008 Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport. 15 of these members
(9.4%) have reported transmission repairs for their car.
A total of 18 transmission repairs to 2008 Subaru Impreza / Outback Sports--an average of 0.1 per
vehicle--have been reported.
Damaged throwout bearing and pressure plate replaced. Was causing clutch squeak.
car got stuck in neutral and would not go into gear.
faulty clutch or faulty clutch ajustment. Dealer replaced clutch assembly at no cost to me.
Replacement clutch always felt like it was slipping under hard acceleration, never really felt "connected" to the flywheel as there was always a little slippage and it took too long to engage. Had an independent shop replace the clutch after the dealer di
Creaking noise when applying clutch pedal. Lubricated all related linkages. Noise still there. Welds on pedal assembly mounting bracket should be inspected for cracks as per SB.12.01.10. Unsure if under warranty so postponed repair.
Throwout bearing in clutch replaced. Clutch squealing at catchpoint when engine and outside ambient temps cold. Problem was still there at first cold start. It'll have to go back for further diagnosis and repair.
Transmission shuddered when coming to a stop. Felt like torque converter locking up when stopping. Test drove and found nothing. Also computer showed no codes. Dealer advised a transmission power flush, AT fluid was dirty. Shifts like new.