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Piston Slap: Justy-fied service for Subaru's CVT?

Robin writes:

My 1994 Nissan Hardbody, while I love it dearly, has been set aside as a daily driver and reclassified as a project. In its place is a 2014 Impreza, purchased as a CPO from a Subaru dealership. Perhaps I should have gone with a Corolla, but I've had this secret thing for AWD and boxer engines for quite a while! Here's the issue: regarding scheduled maintenance, Subaru of America says to leave that CVT gearbox alone. I'll void the warranty if it's cracked open before the 100,000 mile warranty.


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As always, thoughtful and well stated.

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