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Universal I have just bought a used car Subaru from a dealer. I found that the universal is very loosen. Plus, when i try to change the gear. It makes a big noise. Can you please tell me how to fix that? Thanks

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  • waynelilburn Feb 09, 2009

    This is all wheel drive

  • Ronnie Wilson May 11, 2010

    Is this A 2 WHEEL DRIVE or ALL WHEEL DRIVE FRONT or REAR?

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I am assuming this is an automatic. You may have to take it to a transmission specialist. The problem may not be as easy as the loose universal joint. I had a similar problem with mine (91). It was fixed for about 200 dollars. I would take it to the dealer you got it from, he may be responsible for some of the problem. You may be protected by the law in your state.

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