2017 Subaru Outback Drivetrain Service

What Does the Drivetrain Do In Your 2017 Subaru Outback

Your Outback drivetrain transfers power from your engine to the wheels. It runs the full length of your Subaru, from the axles to the transmission. It's one of the most complex systems in your Outback and is made up of everything after the engine transmission: driveshafts, axles, joints, differentials, and wheels. When you tune into you 2017 Subaru Outback drivetrain, you help maintain your vehicle’s overall power. You can help prevent repairs by checking and changing differential fluids, and lubricating bearings and gears according to Subaru's recommendations.

When to Get 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 visit Firestone Complete Auto Care. We can fix many 2017 Subaru Outback drivetrain components including the driveshaft, CV axles, and CV joints. Your Outback might need driveshaft repair if you notice vibration as your vehicle accelerates, clunks when shifting, heavy vibrations in your floorboards, or resistance when turning. There isn’t necessarily a concrete timeframe for when drivetrain repair will be needed. The system’s parts and pieces don’t have a set expiration date. A lot depends on your driving style and climate. Your best bet is to visit Firestone Complete Auto Care when you first notice a problem with how your Subaru Outback drives.

How much does it cost to fix your 2017 Subaru Outback drivetrain? Again, it depends! Some more minor differential repairs, like gasket or seal replacement, can lean toward being more affordable. Major repairs, like gear or bearing replacement, require more labor and can therefore be more expensive.

Subaru Outback Drivetrain Q&A

Got drivetrain problems? Then you’ve got driving problems. Get answers to everyday 2017 Subaru Outback drivetrain questions, and stop by your neighborhood Firestone Complete Auto Care today.

  • Can Subaru service save me 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 signs my Subaru drivetrain is damaged? 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.

2017 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 2017 Subaru Outback repairs.

Get Subaru Outback Drivetrain Service

Maintain your drivetrain to help maintain vehicle power. Our technicians are trained to perform 2017 Subaru Outback drivetrain services. Schedule your appointment today.