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Subaru Outback (BR): Differential Gear Oil replacement

Subaru Outback (BR) 2010-2015 Service Manual / Chassis / Differentials / Differential Gear Oil replacement

A: INSPECTION

1) Remove the filler plug, and then check the gear oil. Replace the gear oil if it is contaminated, deteriorated or cloudy. <Ref. to DI-23, REPLACEMENT, Differential Gear Oil.>

2) Check that the gear oil level is within -5 mm (- 0.2 in) from the bottom of the filler plug hole. If the level is low, make sure that there is no oil leakage and refill up to the bottom of filler plug hole.

NOTE: On VA1-types at factory settings, the oil level may be within -14 mm (-0.6 in) from the bottom of the filler plug. This is at normal level, requiring no oil refill.

Subaru Outback. Differentials

  1. Filler plug

Subaru Outback. Differentials

  1. Filler plug

Subaru Outback. Differentials

  1. Filler plug

B: REPLACEMENT

CAUTION:

1) Lift up the vehicle.

2) Remove the drain plug and filler plug, and drain the gear oil.

Subaru Outback. Differentials

  1. Filler plug
  2. Drain plug

Subaru Outback. Differentials

  1. Filler plug
  2. Drain plug

Subaru Outback. Differentials

  1. Filler plug
  2. Drain plug

3) Tighten the drain plug.

NOTE:

Liquid gasket: THREE BOND 1105 (Part No. 004403010) or equivalent

Tightening torque:
T-type
49 N*m (5.0 kgf-m, 36.1 ft-lb)
VA-type:
50 N*m (5.1 kgf-m, 36.9 ft-lb)

4) Fill the differential carrier with gear oil to the bottom of filler plug.

NOTE: Carefully refill gear oil while watching the level. Excessive or insufficient oil must be avoided.

Recommended gear oil: <Ref. to DI-2, SPECIFICATION, General Description.>

Oil capacity: 0.8 Subaru Outback. 0.8 (0.8 US qt, 0.7 Imp qt)

Subaru Outback. Differentials

  1. Filler plug
  2. Drain plug

Subaru Outback. Differentials

  1. Filler plug
  2. Drain plug

Subaru Outback. Differentials

  1. Filler plug
  2. Drain plug

5) Install the filler plug.

NOTE:

Liquid gasket: THREE BOND 1105 (Part No. 004403010) or equivalent

Tightening torque:
T-type:
49 N*m (5.0 kgf-m, 36.1 ft-lb)
VA-type:
50 N*m (5.1 kgf-m, 36.9 ft-lb)

Front Differential Assembly

A: NOTE

1. CVT MODEL

For front differential for the CVT model, refer to the "CVT" section. <Ref. to CVT-263, Front Differential Assembly.>

2. AT MODEL

For front differential of 5AT model, refer to "5AT" section. <Ref. to 5AT-89, Front Differential Assembly.>

3. MT MODEL

For front differential for the 6MT model, refer to the "6MT" section. <Ref. to 6MT-77, Front Differential Assembly.>

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