2010 Subaru Forester Consumer Review: Horrible transmission

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Horrible transmission
By cupcakebaker4 on


2010 Subaru Forester 2.5X Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 4A)


It seems that any time I change speeds suddenly, my car revs up and feels like it's stalling. The first time it happened, I was on a major highway and went to pass in the left lane when suddenly the car revved really high (as if I threw it into neutral and stepped on the gas pedal) and wasn't moving! I saw a car coming up on me in my rear view mirror and thought, "that's it, I'm a goner!" Just today on my way to Subaru for the seat belt recall, as I pulled out onto the highway, the car revved to 5 and it felt like the gas pedal was stuck. When I slow down to make a turn at a corner, the car jerks when I put my foot back on the gas. 3x back to the dealer; they say that's how this trans works!

Best Features

awd, anti-lock brakes, stereo

Worst Features

change the transmission!
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