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1995 Subaru Legacy Outback Question: when turning, i get a vibration....

 

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mdswihart, 2.2L 4 Cylinder, Canton, OH, June 29, 2011, 16:25
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was told by the motorheads at work that its not the cv joints, it reminds me when i left a truck in 4 wheel drive and hit dry pavement...kinda like that....any idea? should i just take it in to a repair shop?

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    June 29, 2011, 19:33
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    Absolutely take it to a Subie specialist ASAP. Your observation that it's like a 4X4 running engaged is a hint to me that there's a problem in your transfer case which is the mechanism that distributes power to the front and rear wheels.
    Things could get expensive if you don't get this fixed while it's still drivable.
    If you want to find a specialist, here's our directory link for you:
    https://repairpal.com/directory?address=44707&car_brand_names=Subaru

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, June 29, 2011, 23:36
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    It could be a bad CV joint but make sure the correct oil is in the transmission differential and rear differential.

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