hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
72,857 miles

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problem #7

May 072008


  • 100,000 miles
The transmission gear won't move from park to drive. I called towing. He open the little cover and push it with a knife. Then, I was able to shift. Was the part defective? I had my mechanic check it but I can't recall if he fix it. I have to check with him. Now it is working. I am wondering if other Subaru owners have the same problem.

- Fremont, CA, USA

problem #6

Dec 202004

Impreza 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving 25 mph, the driver was unable to shift to second gear. The driver tried numerous times and the vehicle stalled. The driver tried to restart the vehicle and was not able to do so. The vehicle was towed to the dealer for inspection. The mechanic informed the driver that the transmission needed to be replaced.

- Pueblo, CO, USA

problem #5

Feb 042004

Impreza 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 401,000 miles
While driving transmission locked up bringing the vehicle to a sudden stop. Other problems with vehicle include the steering pump, brakes and the windshield.

- Vernon, NJ, USA

problem #4

Jul 242003


  • miles
Consumer stated that while driving and without warning transmission gears would not shift, causing a distraction to the consumer. Dealer notified.

- Westland, MI, USA

problem #3

Mar 252003

(reported on)

Impreza 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 9,000 miles
While making a turn, vehicle slid off the road, without cause or warning. The dealership cannot locate the cause of the problem.

- Bedford, NH, USA

problem #2

Feb 042003

(reported on)


  • miles
Transmission problems.

- Roseburg, OR, USA

problem #1

Dec 302001

Impreza 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The transmission shudders when the car starts from a stop, in first gear (from zero mph), both when the engine is cold and warm. This has caused delayed and uncomfortable starts.

- Ann Arbor, MI, USA