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2006 Subaru Legacy Wagon 2.5 GT Ltd Auto Black Int

2006 Subaru Legacy Wagon
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All Wheel Drive, 4 Door Wagon, Mid-Size Station Wagon
19 mpg city / 25 mpg hwy
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November 30, 2012, 10:03 am

Victoria 
 

Question: Can a faulty transmission cause your engine to overheat?

Had my transmission replaced. The day after I picked it up from the shop my car broke down. Mechanic has determined both the transmission and the engine need to be replaced.


December 4, 2012, 8:58 pm

Richard W
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It could happen. But wow i don't like the sound of this. If the transmission was just replaced there should be a warrenty on it. And the labor should be free. One day is way to short. Also the transmission could not really make the engine blow up. I mite have another shop look at to c it there was something the shop did wrong.


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