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96 automatic Outback, Shudders or rough feeling

96 automatic Outback 140,000 miles, Shudders or rough feeling when sharply turning. It feels like the clutch pack in the AWD unit is grabbing when trying to compensate for the different ratios of front and rear while turning. I had a Explore do the same thing and a guy put in a tube of some liquid in the transfer case and fixed that problem. Subaru don't have a transfer case. Does Subaru have a fix for this problem that don't include rebuilding the trans.
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    Did you check the front alignment?

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Limited slip axles require in many cases the additive. It is ***** whale oil that is added to the required gear oil. Ck with Subaru is best. They sell it in the parts department and if capable you can add it yourself. or, have the dealer service your differential fluids. fluids

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