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  1. ('09-'13) 2009 - Spring found on transaxle drain plug (picture)?

    Transmission and Driveline
    Found a spring while changing the differential / transmission fluid on a 5 speed 2009 Forester. Unfortunately I did not take a photo of the spring, and I guess I threw it away by accident. However it looks very similar to one of the springs shown in photo below (taken from this outback thread)...
  2. ('14-'18) 2015 - CVT - front differential had no fluid now ring/pinion damaged

    Transmission and Driveline
    2 weeks ago (at 120,000 miles), I had service done on the suspension -- new control arm, wheel bearing, and stabilizer bars/bushings. The mechanic recommended changing the differential fluid as well, front and rear, so we did that. After the car was done, it was stalling after start and at...
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