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98 suburu forester auto transmission oil temp light is on and blinking even when car is cold- a shop checked actual temp of the oil and said it was in normal range. Car also occasionally binds up in slow turns since light is on

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  • elizabethros Apr 01, 2009

    I have a 98 Forester too and the other day my RPM's shot up to 4 and it wouldn't go above 20 mph. This has only happened once before and I thought it was a fluke but now it is happening whenever I drive my car for more than an hour and the AT OIL TEMP light comes on and starts flashing. I am not sure what it means though. It has only happened before when the car or outside is hot but today everything was cool and the same thing happened. Not sure what to do. Anyone know??

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MY 98 SUBARU FORESTER AT LIGHT IS BLINKING AND SOMETIMES STALLS WHEN STOPPING AT A RED LIGHT

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Look at your transmission pan to see if it is dented by the drain plug. because what happens someone will jack up the transmission by the pan and dents it and the pan is actually hiting the selunoid and causing it to blink like that so you will have to change the selunoid cause it is broke fixed one myself that had that issue

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  • danny buman Apr 14, 2013

    look at your transmission pan to see if it is dented by the drain plug. because what happens someone will jack up the transmission by the pan and dents it and the pan is actually hiting the selunoid and causing it to blink like that so you will have to change the selunoid cause it is broke fixed one myself that had that issue

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