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Difflock my car shudders and scuffs the wheels around hard right and left turns, almost as if its in lock mode ( but it isnt in lock mode) this normally happens first thing, say in the morning but tends to wear off after driving, any ideas?

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Subarus have a trans axle and are a 90/10 drive system. That means 90% of the power is to the front wheels and 10% to the rear. Till a wheel slips then a viscous clutch transfers the power to a full 50/50. Sometimes the viscous clutch gets damaged and won't release the 50/50 state. In that case a rebuild is the only fix. But no there's no transfer case on a Subaru.

Posted on Mar 04, 2013

Its your transfer case behind the trany.its going bad.i have the same problem get one at junk yards for 150-200 bucks.dealer wants 1200 dollars for a new one.Good luck.

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