Maintenance

Asked by Oct 13, 2016 at 07:55 PM about the Subaru Outback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 2013 Outback (35,000km) has very dirty and blackened oil in the front and rear differentials. What would cause this?

3 Answers

90,505

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........

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.
35,535

Agree that it is probably normal. Just change the fluid.

15,745

Please follow the instructions in the owners manual.

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