2007 Subaru Forester XT flashing engine light & cruise control light no exceleration but motor at high revs feels like slipping clutch but its an automatic

Asked by Nov 12, 2013 at 05:33 AM about the 2007 Subaru Forester 2.5 XT Limited

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Cruise control light flashing & engine light on
Car revs hard but loss of power builds up 60kph
Feels like slipping clutch but its an automatic
also drops down gears

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Go have the trouble codes read, that will tell you a lot about why the check engine light is on.

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ECM needs an update. There is a Technical Service Bulletin about this where the power curve falters at 3K-4K RPM.

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