2012 Subaru Outback Drivetrain Repair & Service

All About 2012 Subaru Outback Drivetrain Service

Your Outback’s drivetrain has a very important job. It transmits power from the engine to the wheels. It runs the full length of your Subaru, from the axles to the transmission. It’s one of your Outback’s most complex systems and includes everything after the engine transmission: differentials, driveshafts, joints, axles, and wheels. When you tune into you 2012 Subaru Outback drivetrain, you help maintain your vehicle’s overall power. You can minimize repairs by following Subaru's recommendations for checking and changing differential fluids, and lubricating bearings and gears.

Subaru Outback Drivetrain Repairs

You don't want to go to just anyone for drivetrain repair. Drivetrains for front, rear, and all-wheel-drive and 4WD vehicles are all different. You want to come see the technicians at Firestone Complete Auto Care. We can take care of most 2012 Subaru Outback drivetrain components including the CV axles, joints, and driving shaft. Your Outback might need driveshaft repair if you notice resistance when turning, heavy vibrations in your floorboards, clunks when shifting, or vibration as your vehicle accelerates. It’s difficult to nail down a timeline for drivetrain repair. The system's pieces and parts don't necessarily have a "shelf life." Your driving style and climate can have a lot to do with how the drivetrain system ages. That’s one reason it’s a wise idea to visit Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign your Subaru Outback doesn’t drive like it used to.

Is normal to wonder whether or not 2012 Subaru Outback drivetrain repair is expensive. Again, it depends! Some more minor differential repairs, like gasket or seal replacement, can fall in the more affordable category. Major repairs, like gear or bearing replacement, require more labor and can therefore be more expensive.

Subaru Outback Drivetrain Q&A

Drivetrain problems mean driving problems. Get answers to common drivetrain questions and visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for drivetrain help.

  • How does Subaru drivetrain maintenance help save money? Servicing the drivetrain system can help you save money by saving other parts of your vehicle. A bad drivetrain can put undue stress on other vehicle parts and lead to premature wear and tear.
  • What are the symptoms of a damaged Subaru drivetrain system? Noises toward the back of your Subaru Outback, leaking fluid, trouble turning — these could all be signs of drivetrain damage you want to address. Take action before something more severe happens.
  • When should I come in for Subaru Outback differential service? We recommend getting your differential inspected and the differential fluid changed as a part of your regular vehicle maintenance routine. Your vehicle cannot function without a differential. Differential service frequency varies from car to car.

2012 Subaru Outback Repair

Nothing lasts forever. Even your Subaru Outback's many parts and pieces. When something breaks, we're ready. Click on a repair below to learn more about 2012 Subaru Outback repairs.

Get Subaru Outback Drivetrain Service

Maintain your vehicle power by maintaining your drivetrain. Firestone Complete Auto Care technicians are equipped to fix 2012 Subaru Outback drivetrain systems. Schedule your appointment.