Jump to content


Welcome to Ultimate Subaru Message Board, my lurker friend!

Welcome to Ultimate Subaru Message Board, an unparalleled Subaru community full of the greatest Subaru gurus and modders on the planet! We offer technical information and discussion about all things Subaru, the best and most popular all wheel drive vehicles ever created.

We offer all this information for free to everyone, even lurkers like you! All we ask in return is that you sign up and give back some of what you get out - without our awesome registered users none of this would be possible! Plus, you get way more great stuff as a member! Lurk to lose, participate to WIN*!
  • Say hello and join the conversation
  • Subscribe to topics and forums to get automatic updates
  • Get your own profile and make new friends
  • Classifieds with all sorts of Subaru goodies
  • Photo hosting in our gallery
  • Meet other cool people with cool cars
Seriously, what are you waiting for? Make your life more fulfilling and join today! You and your Subaru won't regret it, we guarantee** it.

* The joy of participation and being generally awesome constitutes winning
** Not an actual guarantee, but seriously, you probably won't regret it!

Serving the Subaru Community since May 18th, 1998!

Guest Message by DevFuse
 

Photo
- - - - -

newbie needs help


  • Please log in to reply
1 reply to this topic

#1 pbsgreenmonster

pbsgreenmonster

    New User

  • Members
  • Pip
  • 1 posts
  • long island

Posted 07 September 2005 - 06:01 PM

Hi,
I have a 98 impreza automatic. I was away for a few weeks and couldnt drive my car. when I came back I took it for a ride. I now notice that if I make a turn from a dead stop, I get a mild rumble in the steering wheel. for One or two turns the rumble was pretty big but for the most part, they are little tiny rumbles. I took the car to my mechanic this morning. He told me he thinks that Subes always make that noise and I probibly never noticed it before. then he said to do some research and find out. if not, he wants to replace my transfer case. the guy is an absolutely great mech. and I trust him (known him for 15+ years). anyone else get a mild rumble when they make a turn from a dead stop.
THANKS.
-pb

#2 Legacy777

Legacy777

    Moderator

  • Moderator
  • 12,566 posts
  • Houston, Tx

Posted 07 September 2005 - 09:20 PM

Insert a fuse in the FWD fuse holder. If the rumbling goes away, you have torque bind. You can search for more info on it.

But check to make sure you have all four of the same tires, also check tire pressure, and change the transmission fluid.

BTW, your automatic doesn't have a transfer case. The AWD is handled in the rear extension housing. The clutch packs can wear out, and need to be replaced.....I would assume that's what your mech. was talking about.




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users