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1997 legacy outback clutch problems!


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#1 Shifter59

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Posted 21 August 2005 - 01:58 PM

Came home last night and got off the freeway, clutch stuck to the floor for a minute, i had to pry it up with my foot. After that it would not let me shift into gears, I had to force it into the gears to get home the last few miles. I'm pretty sure the clutch went out, but dont want to replace the entire thing if it's just part of the clutch, any suggestions? Anyone in the Vancouver/Portland area that can help me? Where to go for repairs? Thanks-David

#2 mattocs

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Posted 21 August 2005 - 02:24 PM

Is it slipping when in gear? I've never seen a clutch just stick to the floor.

How old is the clutch? (how many miles are on it)

#3 felipe01forester

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Posted 21 August 2005 - 03:29 PM

It could be the clutch master cylinder. Subaru clutches are hydraulic. Look under the hood to the left of the brake booster (while you're facing the front of the car) and you'll see a small reservoir. Check the level. If it's low, it can be topped off with standard brake fluid.

#4 Shifter59

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Posted 21 August 2005 - 06:32 PM

It doesn't slip , once i get it into gear, it seems the problem today after looking at it more is that the clutch is maybe only half engaging? I'm not sure, It's just almost impossible to get it into gear, I really hope it's not tranny problems, by the way the car has 157,000miles on it........

Is it slipping when in gear? I've never seen a clutch just stick to the floor.

How old is the clutch? (how many miles are on it)



#5 sea#3

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Posted 21 August 2005 - 06:41 PM

Came home last night and got off the freeway, clutch stuck to the floor for a minute, i had to pry it up with my foot. After that it would not let me shift into gears, I had to force it into the gears to get home the last few miles. I'm pretty sure the clutch went out, but dont want to replace the entire thing if it's just part of the clutch, any suggestions? Anyone in the Vancouver/Portland area that can help me? Where to go for repairs? Thanks-David

Try this link http://endwrench.com....php&&RECID=327

It's a technical service bulletin

SEA#3




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