my full time four wheel drive Subaru is operating as a rear wheel drive when in drive and a front wheel drive when in reverse. how is this possible?

Asked by Jan 17, 2014 at 02:20 PM about the 1991 Subaru Legacy

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

it was previously owned by my grandparents and Sat for a
while

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it shouldn't be possible unless you have a bad differential that is snaging up when it shouldn't, with the automatic you have the car should send the torque split 90% to the front and 10% to the rear when driving foreward and be split 50/50 in reverse.

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