Subaru Forester AWD System 1999 2000 (9) PDF

1. Propeller Shaft
NOTE:
Vibration while cruising may be caused by an unbalanced tire, improper tire inflation pressure, improper
wheel alignment, etc.
Symptom Possible cause Remedy
1. Vibration of propeller shaft
NOTE:
Vibration is caused by propeller shaft
during operation and is transferred to
vehicle body. Generally vibration
increase in proportion to vehicle speed.
(1) Worn or damaged universal joint/
DOJ.
Replace.
(2) Unbalanced propeller shaft due to
bend or dent.
Replace.
(3) Loose installation of propeller shaft. Retighten.
(4) Worn or damaged center bearing and
damaged center mounting rubber.
Replace.
2. Tapping when starting and noise
while cruising, caused by propeller
shaft.
(1) Worn or damaged universal joint/
DOJ.
Replace.
(2) Worn spline of sleeve yoke. Replace.
(3) Loose installation of propeller shaft. Retighten.
(4) Loose installation of joint. Replace.
(5) Worn or damaged center bearing and
damaged center mounting rubber.
Replace.
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1. Propeller Shaft

Subaru Forester AWD System 1999 2000 (9) Summary of Content

1. Propeller ShaftNOTE:Vibration while cruising may be caused by an unbalanced tire, improper tire inflation pressure, improperwheel alignment, etc.Symptom Possible cause Remedy1. Vibration of propeller shaftNOTE:Vibration is caused by propeller shaftduring operation and is transferred tovehicle body. Generally vibrationincrease in proportion to vehicle speed.(1) Worn or damaged universal joint/DOJ.Replace.(2) Unbalanced propeller shaft due tobend or dent.Replace.(3) Loose installation of propeller shaft. Retighten.(4) Worn or damaged center bearing anddamaged center mounting rubber.Replace.2. Tapping when starting and noisewhile cruising, caused by propellershaft.(1) Worn or damaged universal joint/DOJ.Replace.(2) Worn spline of sleeve yoke. Replace.(3) Loose installation of propeller shaft. Retighten.(4) Loose installation of joint. Replace.(5) Worn or damaged center bearing anddamaged center mounting rubber.Replace.33[K100] 3-4DIAGNOSTICS1. Propeller Shaft