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2003 Subaru Forester X 4dr 2.5 Manual

2003 Subaru Forester
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All Wheel Drive, 4 Door, 4WD Sport Utility
21 mpg city / 27 mpg hwy
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May 3, 2012, 10:15 am

J H
 

Question: sputters uphill before it downshifts

slight sputter when on highway 55-65 mph and pulling uphill before it downshifts.


May 9, 2012, 9:51 pm

Ron W
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This vehicle is under warranty. You should have the dealer look at it. Unless it is a pattern failure or a defective part, it may be normal for the vehicle. The dealer will be able to see if there is a repairable issue, and what is the correct action to fix it would be.


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