Question about 2002 Subaru Forester
Replaced the clutch and it wont engage or disengage at all even with the car not running it wont go in gear
It can't both not engage and not disengage?
If you can't put it in gear even with the engine shut off than there is something wrong with the transmission internally.
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Posted on Feb 20, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
I assume it's a manual transmission.
If the car will not roll backward or forward in neutral (with or without the clutch engaged) the transmission is most likely locked in two gears at the same time.
This may happen if gear selectors are excessively worn. If you are able to examine the gear selection levers external to the gearbox, ensure they are in the 'neutral' (no gear selected) position when the gear lever is in Neutral. If not in correct position, you may be able to manually reset the levers to correct neutral position and thereby unlock the gearbox.
In any case, if it's happened once, it will happen again, so get the gearbox and gear selection mechanism checked for wear or breakage.
Posted on Jul 31, 2009
I had the same problem with my 2008 wrx. Took the car twice to the subaru shop and they said all was ok, until clutch broke. Had to change it at 60k - and they did not pay. Too bad to see Subaru lose quality..
Posted on Nov 02, 2009
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