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Old 01-04-2013, 07:11 AM   #15077
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2013 Impreza Spt cvt


Originally Posted by Mo_The_Car_Guy View Post
After 1500 miles on clock I decided to take the car for a long journey, then on the way home I felt like doing a bit over 100 mph so I reached 112 mph, but after about 2 mins the AT OIL TEMP warning light came on, the safest top speed of the car as recommended by the manual is 122 mph, so how can something like that happen? what can I do to stop it? Does it really need a new pressure switch? or an oil change can fix it?
Sounds like another issue with the cvt. What rpm were you doing? I doubt if it could hold high needing that much push. It appears the cvt was set to maximize mpg on the epa test (giving Subaru the benefit of the doubt), without regard to reality.
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