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A 1999 Subaru outback . the transmission has a very harsh down shift from 4th to 3rd. only when cold. after 15 miles it shifts fine. the fluid and filter have been changed ,no difference. this happens when you are in 4th gear and you step on the gas peddle.

Mechanic's Assistant: Has the vehicle turned into a gas hog? And how does it start -- same as usual?

The engine runs good starts good. when the shift happens the engine will rev up and then nail you to the seat. all up shifts are normal even when cold.

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Outback yourself? What have you tried so far?

This is a used transmission. I am doing my own work

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

I have added tran x

Submitted: 9 months ago.Category: Transmissions
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Transmission Mechanic: Shawn Few ,
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Hey ,how are you
I seen That your post been sitting for a long time without an answer ,I 'm sorry for your long wait without getting an answer till now
I will try to help you on this issue if you have not gotten it resolved yet
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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
tell me what you think the repairs would be
Customer reply replied 9 months ago
do you think it could be the brake sol or temp sensor
Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Send me a text about the possible problems
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Since I am not getting any feedback I want to cancel my account
Transmission Mechanic: Shawn Few ,
 replied 8 months ago

hey how are you

the t​transmission temperature sensor will be the most common issue

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