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2013 Subaru Legacy repairs by problem area

Engine (35%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (18%)

Brakes and Traction Control (8%)

Suspension and Steering (5%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (20%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (13%)

Other (3%)

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2013 Subaru Legacy

Engine not specified

23300 mi took 5 seconds to shift into reverse no R indicator on dash. transmission replaced with new one. new transmission locked which locked front wheels while traveling at 65MPH. car currently back at dealer for repair. 
24000 mi Replaced transmission. New transmission failed next day on freeway at 65MPH. Front wheels totally locked from transmission locking up. Almost a fatal catastrophic failure. Subaru of America dragging their feet. 

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2013 Subaru Legacy 4dr Sedan

173-horsepower 2.5L H4 6-speed shiftable CVT AWD

31000 mi Transmission was making a grinding noise when under heavy acceleration or going uphill once the car warmed up. Also, a belt was making a pronounced squeaking sound. Entire transmission and belt replaced under warranty. Noise began @ 15,000mi 
11000 mi Transmission oil temperature light turned on after extended driving. Subaru performed electrical system reset and stated that the problem was fixed. Covered under warranty. 
13000 mi Transmission oil temperature light turning on after extended driving despite a previous trip to Subaru for the same problem in June. Covered under warranty. 

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2013 Subaru Legacy Transmission Problems

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