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Old 12-03-2012, 07:03 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by skywaffles View Post
Hence "may." DI can lead to carbon buildup which fouls up engines pretty badly. CVTs tend to be sealed meaning if anything goes wrong you have to replace the entire unit. CVTs tend to go wrong quite often. There have been electronics in the past, but not to the extent today. Everything is interdependent. I'm not saying all new cars are going to catastrophically fail. They are just working a lot harder.

Plus look at modern emission controlled diesels. Their reliability SUCKS.

Subaru's CVT has not been going wrong often.
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