Turn off the lights wait until, the risk of sustaining burn injury, replace any bulb only with new, a bulb different wattage could. Subsequent oil changes at least every 7500 miles or 7. Errors, omissions, typos will be corrected as I am made aware of them. If you use regular oil, its suggested to change the oil every 3750 miles or 3. The video above shows where the transmission fluid dipstick is located in your Outback and how to check the transmission fluid level.
If you use regular oil, its suggested to change the oil every 3750 miles or 3. See image below, it was 3 months or 3,000 miles innthe first version of the maintenance schedule 6 cylinder Outback, Legacy, Tribeca by 3 months or 3,000 miles. Check and confirm all details with your local authorized dealer All photos, text, formatting © J. Mar 08, 2012 I assume you have the 4 speed auto and that it is red auto transmission fluid which is leaking. You must ensure you check the transmission fluid level immediately and top it up with the correct spec fluid.
The leaking fluid is no doubt coming into contact with the hot exhaust system often by blow back which will give you a burning fluid smell. The dipstick tube is pretty small but with the right funnel it's definitely doable. If the transmission fluid level in your Outback is low, you need to add transmission fluid through the dipstick tube. If you use regular oil, its suggested to change the oil every 3750 miles or 3. Spitz who is responsible for all content. This is the minimum required. The engine in your 2011 Subaru Outback should be running when you perform a transmission fluid level check, otherwise it will be inaccurate.
It is not sponsored, authorized, supported or approved by Subaru or any dealer and is not connected to or affiliated with, any dealer. When adding transmission fluid to your Outback, be sure to add it slowly as it will fill up quickly and is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill. Information subject to change, correction, updating. What do you mean when you say you can't get the fluid back in? You obviously have a leak from the transmission itself, or from a transmission fluid hose, which must be identified and fixed urgently. If you use regular oil, its suggested to change the oil every 3750 miles or 3. Vary your speeds over the full range of city and highway driving Don't use cruise control much, if at all.
Use Subaru coolant only, do not mix with other types or it will reduce protection This unauthorized page is maintained by Joe Spitz who is responsible for content. This is the minimum required. Avoid hard starts and stops. If towing replace more often. This should cure the problem that your having.
I had the transmission completely die on me in my 74 Chevy i did just that and i havnt had a issue since and that was a wile ago. It is strongly recommended to do more often than that. A lot of people would just say to flush it out, and replace the filter, but at this point, it might introduce more stuff back into the transmission, blocking the possibly already blocked high pressure lines. Sean Dec 19, 2009 Subaru transmission filters are supposed to be good for the life of the transmission. Always contact your local service center. That is probably blocked with all kinds of stuff.
Oct 22, 2009 Now this is one thing i would do is change the transmission fluid or just have the whole system flushed. Use common sense- take care of your car and always have a trained mechanic check it out Information subject to change correction updating. It should be changed every 65k-70k miles or sooner depending how the car is driven, this is a rule of thumb for all makes not just Subaru if you have any other cars at the same time. If you are having problems with the transmission in your Outback, such as clunky shifting or hesitation, check the fluid level first - it is amazing how many drivers pay thousands of dollars for transmission work when a half quart of transmission fluid would have fixed the problem. . Here's a dirty 12 month old filter next to a new clean one - New Car Break-in period 1000 miles: Drive calmly for the first 1,000 miles and vary your driving with a normal mix of city and highway. Subsequent oil changes at least every 7500 miles or 7.
Which is odd considering how easy they make it to change. Otherwise the transmission will malfunction if very low on fluid and you will potentially damage it. The 2003 through 2008 Outbacks were among the Subaru models impacted by the Takata airbag recall. Always note the blue 'cold engine' light on the dashboard- its a visual reminder that the engine is cold. The indicated fluid quantity is only a guideline, the indicated coolant quantity is only a guideline, this torque is equivalent to applying approximately 88 to 110 lbf 40 to 50 kgf at the end of the wheel nut wrench, nuts by yourself, have the tightening torque checked at the nearest automotive service facility soon possible. Measured when roof rails are not used crossbars, models with 16-inch wheel tires, models with 17-inch wheel tires, models with 18-inch wheel tires. Always contact your local with any service or parts questions.