1992 SUBARU LIBERTY MAJOR SLIPPING

  • Tiny
  • Vandervord
  • 1992 Subaru Liberty

Transmission problem
1992 Subaru Liberty 4 cyl Four Wheel Drive Automatic 35000 miles

Soon after I bought the car started a rather loud whine came from gear box end of motor, the on a 10km drive it started slipping when changing cear and rpms went to about 4 or 5000, for short periods roughtly 1 second or two, then nothing, about 2% drive when in drive, after cooling for about 5 mins it works again, after about 2km it starts slipping again, just as bad as before.
I have only delt with manuals and older cars all my life and I know it as a worn presure or clutch plate, I was just afetr some advise on the cause and estimated cost on this issue if you could please.

Do you
have the same problem?
Yes
No
Monday, August 24th, 2009 AT 3:53 AM

1 Reply

  • Tiny
  • mhpautos
  • Expert
  • 30,591 posts

Hi there,

This sounds like the transmission has a serious slipping problem, as you say it may be a clutch pack problem or a pressure problem, but it is the nature of autos that you don't really know the extent of the problem till it is fully disassembled and inspected, I would get an opinion from a transmission re builder first, you may be better served getting a re co changeover box.

Mark (mhpautos)

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Monday, August 24th, 2009 AT 4:10 AM

Please login or register to post a reply.

Similar Questions