Subaru Outback 2011 interior of transmission failure
My purchase of a used Outback, 2011, has
full transmission failure due to leakage
internally. Dealership quoted $9,990 to
replace, with a reconditioned transmission.
With a 12 month guarantee. Is anyone else
Get a second and possibly even a third opinion. If it's that expensive and the vehicle is paid for, trade it in. That's a lot of money for a transmission, in my opinion! HTH. -Jim
JoanieF- I'm really sorry to hear this.... So, were there any symptoms ahead of time? How many miles do you have on your 2011???
JoanieF- couple more questions for you; did you have any shuttering on reverse? And, during the course of your time owning the car, did you ever have the CVT fluid changed? Thanks, -- Mark
JoanieF- hey, I found this for you on the True Delta website, a person who had a 2011 Subaru Outback with the CVT had a new valve body installed for $900.... I would check this out if I were you. See below, http://www.truedelta.com/Subaru-Outback/expensive-problems-253
Good luck, again, please tell us how many miles are on your car.
This person who had the valve body work done had 182,000 miles on their car!!
Joanie-. Whatever happened to you, did you get a 2nd opinion??
More than likely your Torque Converter is bad, there is a TSB out on the issue. Thousands of owners are experiencing the same issue, and it is a very costly fix.. Very Labor intensive job.. My advice would be to call SOA and try to get them to cover it "Goodwill" like some have had luck with.. I wasn't that lucky, they left me high and dry.. I am very mechanically inclined, I bought a used Unit with under 40,000 miles from a salvage yard and installed it myself.. I have owned Subaru for years, and with them not consistently standing up to fix the torque converter issue, I believe the Subaru "love" is wearing thin for many people..
https://www.forbes.com/sites/jensen/2017/07/07/facing-complaints-subaru-offers-extended-warranties-on-1-5-million-vehicles/3/#2cd080dc6492 The article says this ends 7/31/2018.
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