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Old 05-18-2001, 06:48 PM   #7
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Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: Baltimore, MD, USA
2008 Legacy Outback
Atlantic Blue Pearl


The fuse exists only on auto OB's and its specific purpose is to keep the AWD computer from being confused by the speed difference caused by a donut spare. The only speed limitation is the one imposed by the spare tire - 50 mph. You should *never* tow an auto AWD Subaru flat OR by one set of wheels - always use a rollback. 5-speeds can be towed flat in neutral. I've driven probably 100-150 miles or more with the fuse in because of a transmission problem I was having last year; no ill effects yet. And I did get wheelspin in the wet, but never on dry pavement.
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