Thread: ('11-'14) 2012 Impreza CVT shift delay
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Old 03-19-2012, 11:09 PM   #14
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2012 Impreza 2.0i
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Originally Posted by kufman View Post
Mine does this too and my older Saturn SW2 did it as well (it had a regular 4 speed auto). I assume this is due to cold fluids (cold = thick) making things move into place slowly. The trans also seems to respond more slowly to throttle inputs when it is cold. It all seems to normalize after 5 minutes.
I still haven't gotten used to this yet, it just feels delayed. Do you guys step on the gas right away after shifting or do you wait a couple seconds until its "in gear"?
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