Subaru Forester AWD System 1999 2000 (8) PDF

3. Rear Differential Front
Member
A: REMOVAL
1) Disconnect ground terminal from battery.
2) Move select lever or gear shift lever to ?N?.
3) Release the parking brake.
4) Loosen wheel nuts.
5) Jack-up vehicle and support it with sturdy
racks.
6) Remove wheels.
7) Remove rear exhaust pipe and muffler.
<Ref. to 2-9 [W2A0].> and <Ref. to 2-9 [W3A0].>
8) Remove rear differential front member.
NOTE:
When removing rear differential front member,
work the removal procedure as rear differential.
<Ref. to 3-4 [W2B0].>
B: INSTALLATION
To install, reverse the removal sequence.
1) Position front member on body by passing it
under parking brake cable and securing to rear
differential.
NOTE:
If rear differential protector has been or will be
equipped, install front member, rear differential and
rear differential protector as a unit.
G3M1029
When installing rear differential front member,
do not confuse the installation sequence of the
stopper.
H3M1402B
(A) Stopper
(B) Differential mount bracket
2) Insert DOJ of rear drive shaft into rear differen-
tial.
CAUTION:
Before inserting, replace the differential side
oil seal and the circlip at the end of the spline
shaft with a new one.
ST 28099PA090 SIDE OIL SEAL PROTEC-
TOR
G3M1026
3) Install in the reverse order of removal.
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3-4 [W3A0] SERVICE PROCEDURE
3. Rear Differential Front Member

Subaru Forester AWD System 1999 2000 (8) Summary of Content

3. Rear Differential FrontMemberA: REMOVAL1) Disconnect ground terminal from battery.2) Move select lever or gear shift lever to N.3) Release the parking brake.4) Loosen wheel nuts.5) Jack-up vehicle and support it with sturdyracks.6) Remove wheels.7) Remove rear exhaust pipe and muffler.Ref. to 2-9 [W2A0]. and Ref. to 2-9 [W3A0].8) Remove rear differential front member.NOTE:When removing rear differential front member,work the removal procedure as rear differential.Ref. to 3-4 [W2B0].B: INSTALLATIONTo install, reverse the removal sequence.1) Position front member on body by passing itunder parking brake cable and securing to reardifferential.NOTE: If rear differential protector has been or will beequipped, install front member, rear differential andrear differential protector as a unit.G3M1029 When installing rear differential front member,do not confuse the installation sequence of thestopper.H3M1402B(A) Stopper(B) Differential mount bracket2) Insert DOJ of rear drive shaft into rear differen-tial.CAUTION:Before inserting, replace the differential sideoil seal and the circlip at the end of the splineshaft with a new one.ST 28099PA090 SIDE OIL SEAL PROTEC-TORG3M10263) Install in the reverse order of removal.323-4 [W3A0] SERVICE PROCEDURE3. Rear Differential Front Member