Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback: Center Differential Carrier

A: REMOVAL

1) Remove the transmission assembly from the vehicle.

<Ref. to 5AT-37, REMOVAL, Automatic Transmission Assembly.>

2) Remove the rear vehicle speed sensor, and separate the extension case from transmission case.

<Ref. to 5AT-65, REMOVAL, Extension Case.>

3) Extract the rear drive shaft. <Ref. to 5AT-70, REMOVAL, Rear Drive Shaft.>

4) Pull out the center differential carrier assembly.

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5) Remove the shim from the transmission case.

B: INSTALLATION

1) Install the center differential assembly with the shim(s).

NOTE: Press-fit it to the bottom of bearing shoulder completely.

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2) Insert the rear drive shaft. <Ref. to 5AT-70, INSTALLATION, Rear Drive Shaft.>

3) Join the transmission case and the extension case, and then install the rear vehicle speed sensor.

<Ref. to 5AT-65, INSTALLATION, Extension Case.>

4) Install the transmission assembly to the vehicle.

<Ref. to 5AT-42, INSTALLATION, Automatic Transmission Assembly.>

C: DISASSEMBLY

1) Remove the seal ring.

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  1. Seal ring

2) Remove the ball bearing using the ST and the press.

ST 498077600 REMOVER

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3) Remove the snap ring, and pull out the pinion shaft from center differential assembly.

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  1. Snap ring
  2. Pinion shaft

4) Remove the pinion gear and washers from center differential assembly.

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  1. Pinion gear
  2. Washer

5) Pull out the intermediate shaft and thrust bearing.

D: ASSEMBLY

1) Install the thrust bearing onto intermediate shaft.

2) Insert the intermediate shaft into the center differential assembly.

3) Install the pinion gears and washers.

4) Insert the pinion shaft into the center differential assembly.

NOTE:

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5) Install the snap ring.

6) Using a press, press-fit the ball bearing into the center differential assembly.

NOTE: Use a new ball bearing.

ST 498077000 REMOVER

Subaru Outback. Automatic Transmission

  1. Plate
  2. Center differential carrier

7) Apply vaseline onto the seal ring outer surface and shaft grooves.

8) Install a new seal ring.

E: INSPECTION

Parking Pawl

A: REMOVAL

1) Remove the transmission assembly from vehicle body. <Ref. to 5AT-37, REMOVAL, Automatic Transmission Assembly.>

2) Remove the extension case. <Ref. to 5AT-65, REMOVAL, Extension Case.>

3) Remove the center differential carrier. <Ref. to 5AT-74, REMOVAL, Center Differential Carrier.>

4) Remove the front vehicle speed sensor. <Ref. to 5AT-51, REMOVAL, Front Vehicle Speed Sensor.>

5) Remove the parking support actuator.

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6) Remove the parking pawl, parking pawl shaft and return spring.

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B: INSTALLATION

1) Set the transmission to the N range.

2) Install the parking pawl, parking pawl shaft and return spring.

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3) Install the parking support actuator.

Tightening torque: 10 N*m (1.0 kgf-m, 7.4 ft-lb)

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4) Using the ST, tighten the bolts which tightened in step 3) with specified angle.

NOTE: Do not use extension as much as possible.

Tightening angle: 17º+-2º

ST 18854AA000 ANGLE GAUGE

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5) Make sure that the return spring is sticking out of the parking pole hole.

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  1. Parking pawl
  2. Return spring

6) Install the front vehicle speed sensor. <Ref. to 5AT-51, INSTALLATION, Front Vehicle Speed Sensor.>

7) Install the center differential carrier. <Ref. to 5AT-74, INSTALLATION, Center Differential Carrier.>

8) Install the extension case. <Ref. to 5AT-65, INSTALLATION, Extension Case.>

9) Install the transmission assembly to the vehicle.

<Ref. to 5AT-42, INSTALLATION, Automatic Transmission Assembly.>

C: INSPECTION

Make sure that the tab of parking pawl on reduction driven gear is not worn or otherwise damaged.

Converter Case

A: REMOVAL

1) Remove the transmission assembly from the vehicle.

<Ref. to 5AT-37, REMOVAL, Automatic Transmission Assembly.>

2) Remove the torque converter assembly. <Ref. to 5AT-63, REMOVAL, Torque Converter Assembly.>

3) Remove the transmission harness connector from stay.

4) Remove the turbine speed sensor 1. <Ref. to 5AT-54, REMOVAL, Turbine Speed Sensor 1.>

5) Remove the air breather hose. <Ref. to 5AT-61, REMOVAL, Air Breather Hose.>

6) Remove the transmission hanger COMPL.

7) Remove the ATF cooler inlet pipe and outlet pipe. <Ref. to 5AT-58, REMOVAL, ATF Cooler Pipe and Hose.>

8) Remove the converter case attachment bolts.

9) Lay along the transmission body, and then remove the oil pan.

10) Remove the three converter case mounting bolts (TORX).

ST 18676AA020 TORX WRENCH

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11) Separate the converter case by lightly tapping with plastic hammer.

12) Remove the front differential assembly. <Ref. to 5AT-89, REMOVAL, Front Differential Assembly.>

13) Remove the oil seal from converter case.

B: INSTALLATION

1) Check the appearance of each component and clean them.

2) Press-fit the oil seal to the converter case using ST.

NOTE: Use a new oil seal.

ST 499587100 OIL SEAL INSTALLER

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3) Install the front differential assembly and left and right side retainers to the case. <Ref. to 5AT-89, INSTALLATION, Front Differential Assembly.>

4) Remove the oil pump cover from the AT main case, and then adjust and check the backlash and tooth contact of the front differential. <Ref. to 5AT- 80, REMOVAL, Oil Pump Cover.> <Ref. to 5AT-92, ADJUSTMENT, Front Differential Assembly.>

<Ref. to 5AT-86, ADJUSTMENT, Drive Pinion Shaft Assembly.>

5) Apply proper amount of liquid gasket to the entire matching surface of converter case.

Liquid gasket: THREE BOND 1215 (Part No. 004403007) or equivalent

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6) Install the converter case assembly without damaging bushing and oil seal.

NOTE: Use a new bolt for the oil charge pipe and ATF cooler pipe portions

Tightening torque:
Oil charge pipe and ATF cooler pipe portions 38 N*m (3.9 kgf-m, 28.0 ft-lb)
Other than above 41 N*m (4.2 kgf-m, 30.2 ft-lb)

7) Install the three converter case mounting bolts (TORX).

Tightening torque: 41 N*m (4.2 kgf-m, 30.2 ft-lb)

ST 18676AA020 TORX WRENCH

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8) Apply proper amount of liquid gasket to the entire oil pan mating surface, and then install it.

Liquid gasket: THREE BOND 1217B (Part No. K0877YA020) or equivalent

Tightening torque: 5 N*m (0.5 kgf-m, 3.7 ft-lb)

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9) Install the turbine speed sensor 1. <Ref. to 5AT- 54, INSTALLATION, Turbine Speed Sensor 1.>

10) Install the ATF cooler pipe. <Ref. to 5AT-59, INSTALLATION, ATF Cooler Pipe and Hose.>

11) Install the transmission hanger COMPL.

Tightening torque: 41 N*m (4.2 kgf-m, 30.2 ft-lb)

12) Install the transmission harness connector to the stay.

13) Install the air breather hose. <Ref. to 5AT-61, INSTALLATION, Air Breather Hose.>

14) Install the torque converter assembly. <Ref. to 5AT-63, INSTALLATION, Torque Converter Assembly.>

15) Install the transmission assembly to the vehicle.

<Ref. to 5AT-42, INSTALLATION, Automatic Transmission Assembly.>

C: INSPECTION

Measure the backlash, and then adjust it to be within specification. <Ref. to 5AT-86, ADJUSTMENT, Drive Pinion Shaft Assembly.>

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 Oil Pump Cover

A: REMOVAL 1) Remove the transmission assembly from the vehicle. <Ref. to 5AT-37, REMOVAL, Automatic Transmission Assembly.> 2) Pull out the torque converter assembly. <Ref. to 5AT-63, REMO

 Drive Pinion Shaft Assembly

A: REMOVAL 1) Remove the transmission assembly from the vehicle. <Ref. to 5AT-37, REMOVAL, Automatic Transmission Assembly.> 2) Pull out the torque converter assembly. <Ref. to 5AT-63, REMO

 AT Main Case

A: REMOVAL 1) Remove the transmission assembly from the vehicle. <Ref. to 5AT-37, REMOVAL, Automatic Transmission Assembly.> 2) Pull out the torque converter assembly. <Ref. to 5AT-63, REMO

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