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Experience:  16 yrs. experience with auto, manual, & CVT drivelines
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When I put it in first gear or reverse and release the

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When I put it in first gear or reverse and release the clutch it begins to move and then seems to be binding up
JA: Has the clutch been slipping? Are you having any trouble shifting?
Customer: not before this I had a intermittent Misfire on Cylinder four and just finished replacing the coil. fired it up and this problem arouse immediately.
JA: What is the model/year of your Subaru?
Customer: 2001 forester L
JA: Are you fixing your Forester yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I am fixing it myself, before this I hadn't had any issue with the drivetrain so I had been working on the Misfire it literally just picked up this issue out of on where
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Not that I can think of
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Transmissions
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 3 months ago.

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Binding to the point it stops moving?

Will it roll freely in neutral or in gear with the clutch pressed?