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  1. Model Year 2012 to 2017 Engine code P0700 & P2764 issue/ CVT Control Valve Body repair!

    Engine and Drivetrain
    I have a 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek Limited CVT with 118K miles at the time of incident. For starters, I knew something was wrong when my dash lit up like a Christmas tree. My “Check Engine Light” lit solid, “Traction Control OFF” light lit solid, ABS light lit solid, uphill light lit solid, “At...
  2. Model Year 2012 to 2017 Loss of power during water crossing

    Crosstreks Off Road
    I drive a 2014 Subaru XV/Crosstrek CVT transmission with a 1.5" lift and all terrain tyres. The other day I was off-roading down by a river bed where the surface is mostly very stoney. I had to cross a few bits of water and noticed that with some crossings with smaller stones i was getting...
  3. Model Year 2018 and Newer MT 2018 Crosstrek to CVT conversion

    Crosstrek / XV General Discussion Forum
    Is it posible to convert a MT 2018 XV to a CVT automatic? I'm about to purchase one for a very good price but I dont want to have the MT struggle on my daily city commute
  4. Model Year 2018 and Newer CVT / Differential fluid change Inspect

    Engine and Drivetrain
    So I am new to the CVT AWD field. I am very familiar with normal trany flushes etc. Making myself familiar with the maintenance schedule for the difs and cvt it's noted that unless the car is preforming in a sever duty situation the fluid is to be "inspetced" . Can anyone define inspected for me...
  5. Applies to All Model Years 2015 XV CVT relearn procedure?

    Engine and Drivetrain
    Getting my valve body replaced on the CVT and need to find out the "relearn' procedure. Anyone know if this is the correct one for a 2015 XV crosstrek? I found it on an Outback forum: Disconnect battery Put foot on brake for 10 seconds (drain electrical system) Reconnect battery Turn ignition...
  6. Model Year 2012 to 2017 2013 Crosstrek CVT Valve Body and CVTF Replacement

    Engine and Drivetrain
    My Crosstrek was shuddering at low speeds under light load. Then the following dash lights - ABS, Traction Control, Hill Assist Check Engine, and AT Trans Oil lit up. The car, oddly, no longer shuddered and actually drove better. I replaced the brake switch - no change. I reset the dash...
  7. Model Year 2012 to 2017 What To Do When You Accidentally Drain The CVT Transmission

    DIY and 3rd party Maintenance, How To's & Tools
    The Story: So... my 2014 Crosstrek has about 40k miles on it and I wanted to run some Motor Medic through the engine before changing the oil. I've found that it really helps with keeping the engine idling smooth, and since I purchased the car secondhand, I wanted to make sure the engine was nice...
  8. Model Year 2012 to 2017 P2764 Code and CVT repair

    Engine and Drivetrain
    Hi, My dash lit up like Griswald's house the other day. It was of course the known CVT issue and the Torque Converter Clutch Pressure Control Solenoid. Of course I'm outside the extended warranty 10yrs or 100K by 14K miles. My car is only a 2013 which I find ridiculous that a 5 yr old subaru...
  9. Model Year 2012 to 2017 2014 Subaru Crosstrek

    Engine and Drivetrain
    What would happen if the front differential was changed at 60,000 miles and gear oil added through the vent hole? Also what do you think would happen if the cvt transmission was checked by taking off the plug from the sealed unit? Definite failure? Run for awhile?
  10. Model Year 2018 and Newer CVT issues fixed in 2018 models?

    Engine and Drivetrain
    I'm planning to buy a 2018 Crosstrek in a few months. I currently have a 2012 Impreza with the CVT which appears to have design issues forcing SOA to extend the warranty to 100K miles. I've searched online but could not find any information if the CVTs have been redesigned or whatever issue...
  11. Model Year 2012 to 2017 2014 Crosstrek CVT

    Engine and Drivetrain
    Greetings. I'm new to this forum, and cannot find a word about the CVT problem, so I'm posting a new thread. Sorry. I Googled my 2014 Crosstrek XV before I bought it, and it got great reviews, but I JUST got the letter about the CVT problem. I'm 70 years old and I'm working 2 jobs to pay for...
  12. Model Year 2012 to 2017 '16 CVT Failure at 35k miles

    Dealer Service Problems, Maintenance, Warranty, TS
    2016 Subaru Crosstrek with 35,000 miles experienced a CVT failure on the freeway. I heard a loud pop suddenly lost power. All of the cluster warning lights turned on. Tried turing off the car and turning it back on. It wouldn't go into gear. Smelled a burning smell and the only light on now was...
  13. Service CVT fluid and wheel bearings? Replace brake fluid?

    Dealer Service Problems, Maintenance, Warranty, TS
    Currently at the 36k mile mark on my 2015 Crosstrek CVT. Maintenance schedule has some large tasks due or coming up that don't seem entirely necessary to me, but the last thing I want to do is neglect my Subie. Change the CVT fluid, lubricate the wheel bearings, change brake fluid, accessory...
  14. Transmission whines when accelerating

    Engine and Drivetrain
    My Crosstrek acts like the clutch is slipping when I accelerate specially from 1st gear to about the 3rd. Is this normal for Subarus?
  15. 2015 Crosstrek Limited -- MANY parts for sale soon

    For Sale / Freebies
    Crawford Performance are converting my 2015 Crosstrek Limited to a 2016 WRX Limited drivetrain and interior. This means I will soon have a HUGE pile of parts including: The car has under 7k miles, was never crashed and was previously owned by a Subaru Service advisor or tech (I can't recall)...
  16. Vibration in gas pedal

    Dealer Service Problems, Maintenance, Warranty, TS
    Ok so there seems to be a vibration through the gas pedal at low rpms at around 20-25 mph. Almost like the CVT is overloaded....as soon as you get past those points it goes away. Anyone have ideas on this? Looked at everything I could think of but nothing seems wrong or out of place. Subaru...
  17. XV Shopping - Canada

    New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone! I'm very lucky that this forum exists, and hopefully one day, I can help other newbies with their questions. I currently drive a non-subaru and have been looking at the XV for a while, finally test drove one and I was impressed. I'm interested in leasing a 2015 CVT with the Sports...
  18. CVT transmission oil leak

    Engine and Drivetrain
    Hi, I have a 2015 XV Crosstrek with under 2k km on it. I noticed an oil leak on the garage floor where I parked my car. Further investigation led me to think it's coming from the CVT transmission oil drain plug. I checked and the plug is in there tight. Has anyone else encountered this on a...
  19. Realtime AWD monitoring via ODBII

    Engine and Drivetrain
    Realtime AWD monitoring via OBDII I was just messing around in Google Play when I found this gem !! https://play.google.com/store/apps/developer?id=ActiveOBD.com This Android app is called ActiveOBD for Subaru and it's free. Since I already own a bluetooth ELM 327 device, in no time I plugged...
  20. Towing

    Crosstrek / XV General Discussion Forum
    Hi, I have the 2014 xv crosstrek with CVT. Im moving from Los Angeles CA to Denver Co in a couple weeks. I have the curt class III hitch with 2in receiver installed. I am planning on towing a trailer, the Uhaul website states that my car is capable of towing the 6x12 dual axle trailer...
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