Is it normal for a 2011 wrx to have shifter wobble ?

Asked by Sep 24, 2015 at 08:03 PM about the 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Im about to purchase a wrx and when I tried it I noticed when flooring it and
shifting into second there is a wobble happening in the shifter once I let the
clutch go. I was told it is normal because its a high torque engine and also
because its a 4 wheel drive but im still uncertain.

3 Answers

20,215

no.. hight torque geez...i have 1000 foot pounds of tq,, no wobbles,. have someone first check the shifter/housing/ bushing and trans and motor mounts.....so ..beware.....

40,695

no you don't.

the mechanic at the dealer told me its normal.. said if you leave it in first and let the clutch go to almost stall it it will actually move the shifter the same way... 2nd mechanic who tells me that.. one of them works at subaru and the other owns one

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Oil usage/burning on new Subaru 10 answers

    I have a 2014 Subaru Outback. It has 8000 miles and is ready for its first oil change. However, a week or two ago the oil light came on and it needed a quart of oil. I have a 1988 Mercedes and it do...

    2014 Subaru Outback

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • No cabin airflow after short drive 8 answers

    Heat or A/C works well for a short time. Then fans make a lot of noise but almost no airflow coming out. Does not matter what mode, defrost, foot or dash, I can feel the conditioned air is the corre...

    2001 Subaru Outback L.L. Bean Edition Wagon

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • I have a 2007 Forester, 64,000 miles. A noise developed in right rear tire. New bearing put on, tires rotated. Noise still there. My mechanic can't find the problem. Please help. 2 answers

    There was a noise in the right rear tire. It sounded like the tire was wobbling but it was not. My mechanic replaced the bearing and rotated the tires. It's still making the noise. He is still worki...

    2007 Subaru Forester 2.5 X

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Subaru legacy 1996 Lx 4 answers

    Hi I have a Subaru Legacy Lx 1996 ive maintained her well over the years however have noticed the pulley is looking a slight wobblyish what could this be?cambelt was changed 4 years ago its done over...

    Subaru Legacy

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • " wobble " when acceleating 4 answers

    Recently had to have cv boots replaced due a tear. Since then the whenever I accelerate the car has a wobble felt through floor and seats. No steering wheel shimmy or wobble. Garage that did repair ...

    2006 Toyota Avalon Limited

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Impreza WRX

Looking for a Used Impreza WRX in your area?

CarGurus has 1,140 nationwide Impreza WRX listings starting at $1,500.

ZIP:

Search Subaru Impreza WRX Questions

Subaru Impreza WRX Experts

#1 Cole Kramer
Cole Kramer
Reputation 280
#2 Ryan Lyle
Ryan Lyle
Reputation 150
#3 John5766
John5766
Reputation 140
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Subaru Impreza WRX STi
29 Great Deals out of 584 listings starting at $9,000
Used Subaru Impreza
176 Great Deals out of 13,338 listings starting at $1,817
Used Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
24 Great Deals out of 632 listings starting at $14,995
Used Honda Civic
669 Great Deals out of 77,405 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford Mustang
362 Great Deals out of 44,353 listings starting at $1,000
Used BMW 3 Series
1,378 Great Deals out of 37,817 listings starting at $1,500
Used Subaru Legacy
206 Great Deals out of 16,085 listings starting at $1,300
Used Volkswagen GTI
95 Great Deals out of 6,111 listings starting at $2,299
Used BMW M3
57 Great Deals out of 1,919 listings starting at $2,250
Used Ford Focus
699 Great Deals out of 58,603 listings starting at $995
Used Dodge Charger
356 Great Deals out of 29,613 listings starting at $2,475

Used Cars For Sale

2014 Subaru Impreza WRX For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 159 listings starting at $17,999
2013 Subaru Impreza WRX For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 204 listings starting at $14,980
2012 Subaru Impreza WRX For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 102 listings starting at $14,995
2011 Subaru Impreza WRX For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 147 listings starting at $12,500
2010 Subaru Impreza WRX For Sale
43 listings starting at $10,990