1996 Subaru legacy L drive train


Asked by Aug 28, 2016 at 12:05 PM about the 1996 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr L Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My Subaru legacy L, when turning I feel the rear  
tires like trying to turn and  throw gravel, and when
I put it in park, it kinda slam's.. very worried, any

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Do you know if this car has ever had transmission work? It shouldn't slam into gear.

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change oil and filter, your local shop should be able to do this for around $125

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YES, a transmission oil change can't hurt, but, again, remember that you have a 20 years old car ... how many miles are on your car??

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Bob Beaman

I'd have the transmission and the all wheel drive system serviced and carefully looked over. Sound like trouble.

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I have 135000 yeah I believe it is in the transmission, I don't know if it's had transmission work done on it before, bought it used. I've heard spider gears, clutch in transfer case...?

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Thanks for all your suggestions

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