My 2013 Outback has blackened and very dirty oil in the front and rear differentials. What would cause this?

Asked by Oct 13, 2016 at 07:52 PM about the 2013 Subaru Outback

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Nothing this is normal, if there a really bad smell then you have an issue. Hard driving and towi g would cause the oil to break down faster then normal

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