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  1. ('19+) 2020 - CVT transmission failed at 8,000 kms (5,000 miles)!

    Transmission and Driveline
    My transmission is being fully replaced under warranty at a dealership. It sounded like a loud whirring or flapping that disappeared above 40km/h, but was loud at low speeds, especially when coming to a stop. Sound was wheel-speed-dependent, not RPM-dependent. Noise was present in D, N, and R...
  2. ('14-'18) CVT lifespan? - no maintenance, working fine.

    Transmission and Driveline
    I have a 2013 impreza with 118K, wife has 2015 forester with around 70K. Both have the CVT and both currently are working fine and have had no maintenance on them. 1. What kind of life can you get out of a cvt? 2. Have you changed the fluid. Subaru said I didn't need to but I think I should.