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1990 subaru legacy 4x4 problems

I have a 1990 sub leg and it only has 84,000 miles on it. it is an AWD. automatic. when the front wheels start spinning the rear ones are suppossed to kick in making it the 4 wheel drive, well, the don't. it stays in front wheel drive all the time, and only the front right wheel pulls and i get stuck everywhere. I need to know what is wrong with it, what do i need to check. I'm a mail carrier and I use this car so I need it fixed. the trans shifts fine.

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This transmission has a 4 wheel drive unit on the back of the trans this has a known fault which this unit could have, take to your local trans specialist and he will be able to verify and qoute, You also could check the fuse for the 4 wheel drive. normally in the fuse box under the bonnet marked 4wd or awd, this also would cause your fault.

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