Thread: Rear diff shot
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Old 09-03-2003, 02:04 PM   #1
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Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: Roseville, CA
2006 LGT
g'bye 00 RS

Default Rear diff shot

I took my 2000 RS in for a whirring noise when under acceleration and they diagnosed it as a bad rear diff. Said they also have to replace the "drive shaft", but he might have meant half shafts the way he was talking.

I thought this was interesting as I remember people on the board saying the rear diff was pretty indestructible. The service mgr also said it was a rare thing to go out. Rare enough that the parts had to be special ordered. I will try to talk to the actual subaru tech when I bring it back in for the service. AFAIK, this will all be covered under the drivetrain warranty.

More updates when I get the diff replaced...

*edit* This is all with stock power, no rallying or tracking the car, etc.
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