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So I just bought an '04 FXT with 28k miles on it an i noticed that there was a whine when I hit about 50mph. I took it in to the Subaru dealership and found out that there was wear in the rear diff and the repair will cost $1,311.... Is it worth upgrading the rear diff if I can't get the dealership I bought this from (non subaru dealer) to fix or pay to have this fixed?

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Thanks! It is kinda loud though especially at 70-90mph. I can start to hear it at 45 and it gets progressively louder and higher pitched with acceleration... IS this your experience? I can always drown it out with the radio as long as I'm not doing too much damage
 

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Thanks guys! Since I got a 3k mile warranty when I bought the FXT a few weeks ago I'm going to see if they will just fix it or better yet give me the money so i can do it cheaper or possibly upgrade to a mechanical diff. I just have to get the run down from the dealer tomorrow to make sure it's just the diff and there are no issues with the transmission since they said the problem was in the rear of the transmission at the diff...
 
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