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Old 21st February 2018, 06:01 AM
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Default Trouble shifting between 3rd and drive

I have a problem with my 1998 Outback every now and again it goes through 1st, 2nd and 3rd but gets stuck in 3rd gear and does not change in to drive even if I give it more gas. It does eventually change in to drive and it only happens once or twice a week any ideas what could be the cause of this ?
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Old 21st February 2018, 05:13 PM
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slush box magic.

Give it a good flush with fresh trans fluid, then refill.

If problems persist - consult a trans expert.
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Old 21st February 2018, 06:15 PM
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Is the check engine light on? If so you'll need to get the code.

Also try resetting as per: http://www.offroadsubarus.com/showthread.php?t=4607

This will also reset the TCM (Transmission Control Module)
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Old 26th February 2018, 06:33 AM
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My money is on the ATF, I bet it's never been flushed. Do a full flush (not drain & refill, needs to be a full flush. Plenty of vids on YouTube how to do it)
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Old 26th February 2018, 02:52 PM
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Could be a solenoļd too...but do the full flush first
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