2013 Subaru Legacy transmission noise

subaru
legacy

#1

We have a 2013 Subaru Legacy & it drives very nice but at around 70,000 miles the transmission started to whine when you let off the gas. Almost like a jake brake on a semi. Anyone else have a fairly new Subaru that sounds like a lawn mower is running outside from the transmission?


#2

Probably an exhaust leak.Plug the tail pipe with a rag and look for fumes along the pipes.


#3

check the oil level in the front differential, it is a separate dip-stick under the hood, on the passenger side, almost under firewall

the amount of oil there is under one quart from what I recall, so if you have any leak, it goes low very fast

don’t forget to reply back when you resolve the issue, we all care!