The car has an extremely hard shift 1 to 2 and frequently, but not always downshifts at highway speeds. I took my car to the Subaru dealer and had them scan it, showing an O2 sensor, coolant temp sensor and tortuq converter clutch solenoid problem. I replaced att three components and the car drove like a dream, for about 20 miles. The check engine light reappeared and the same driving characteristics also reappeared. I am starting to think the onboard computer is out of whack. My eldest son did crack the car up several years ago, setting off the airbag. I did not replace the airbag due to the expense.
Monday, July 16th, 2007 AT 2:01 PM