Diagnosis Procedure for CVT Chain Slip – 2010-2012 Subaru

NUMBER: 16-95-15
DATE: 08/06/15

APPLICABILITY: 2010-12MY Legacy and Outback 2.5L Models with CVT Transmission
SUBJECT: Diagnosis Procedure for CVT Chain Slip

 

INTRODUCTION

This bulletin provides a diagnostic procedure for confirmation of a suspected CVT chain slip condition.  Examples of customer concerns may be:  abnormal transmission operating sounds, a shudder or vibration sensation, lack of power, hesitation, engine rpm rise without increase in vehicle speed or in isolated cases, a Check Engine Lamp illumination (with engine misfire DTCs stored in the ECM memory).

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