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  1. ('06-'08) Front differential drain plug broke-here was my temporary workaround

    Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty
    Went to drain/fill front and rear diff lube and replace the 4 qts of AT fluid from draining AT pan. Rear diff and AT pan went fine, no issue with getting the drain/fill plugs out. Went to the front diff with new T70 bit and breaker bar in hand. Had cleaned and soaked drain plug with PB Blaster...
  2. ('01-'02) 2001 - Front ring and pinion got chewed - thoughts and opinions please?

    Transmission and Driveline
    The front ring and pinion got chewed up on our 2001 forester it's an automatic trans. I'm trying to decide what I should do to fix this, either get a used trans or new ring and pinion. I'm having trouble finding a ring and pinion gear set. Apparently the dealer will sell it for around $550 and I...