Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback: Rear Differential Mount Bushing

A: INSPECTION

Check the rear differential mount bushing for cracks, hardening or damage. If cracking, hardening or damage is excessive, replace rear differential mount bushing.

B: REPLACEMENT

CAUTION:

1) Remove the rear differential. <Ref. to DI-26, REMOVAL, Rear Differential (T-type).> <Ref. to DI-46, REMOVAL, Rear Differential (VA-type).>

2) Fit the ST to the periphery of the sub frame cylinder, and make sure that the ST does not contact with welded spots or spatters.

ST 41399FG010 SPECIAL TOOL A

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  1. Welded spot

3) If the ST contacts with welded spots or spatters, remove the excessive welds or spatters with sander or the equivalent so that the ST contacts the cylinder peripheral part.

CAUTION: Performing the operation with the ST contacting with welded spots or spatters may break the ST. Be sure to remove excessive welds or spatters before the operation.

4) Set ST1, ST2, ST3, ST4 and ST5 as shown in the figure.

ST1 41399FG091 SPECIAL TOOL SHAFT
ST2 41399FG070 SPECIAL TOOL NUT
ST3 41399FG050 SPECIAL TOOL SLEEVE
ST4 41399FG080 SPECIAL TOOL BEARING
ST5 41399FG010 SPECIAL TOOL A

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  1. 5 mm (0.2 in) or less

5) Fit and hold the ST1 and ST2 to the rear differential mount bushing from the rear side of vehicle.

ST1 41399FG031 SPECIAL TOOL C
ST2 41399FG061 SPECIAL TOOL RING

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  1. Front side of vehicle

6) Insert the ST set in the step 4) through the rear differential mount bushing hole from the front side of vehicle, and screw in the ST1 by hand till the front end of ST1 comes out slightly from the rear end of ST2.

ST1 41399FG091 SPECIAL TOOL SHAFT
ST2 41399FG061 SPECIAL TOOL RING

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7) Hold the ST1 to prevent it from rotating, and screw in the ST3 by hand till there is no loose fit on the ST2.

CAUTION: When setting the ST to the vehicle, always make sure that the ST2 fits the periphery of the sub frame cylinder and is not tilted.

ST1 41399FG091 SPECIAL TOOL SHAFT
ST2 41399FG010 SPECIAL TOOL A
ST3 41399FG070 SPECIAL TOOL NUT

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8) Hold the ST1 with a tool to prevent it from rotating, and screw in the ST2 to remove the rear differential mount bushing.

CAUTION:

ST1 41399FG091 SPECIAL TOOL SHAFT
ST2 41399FG070 SPECIAL TOOL NUT

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9) Set ST1, ST2, ST3, ST4, ST5 and rear differential mount bushing as shown in the figure.

NOTE:

 

ST1 41399FG091 SPECIAL TOOL SHAFT
ST2 41399FG070 SPECIAL TOOL NUT
ST3 41399FG050 SPECIAL TOOL SLEEVE
ST4 41399FG080 SPECIAL TOOL BEARING
ST5 41399FG020 SPECIAL TOOL B

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  1. 8 mm (0.31 in) or more
  2. Arrow mark
  3. Mark
  4. Marked position

10) Attach ST1 to the ST2, and fit and hold the STs as a unit to the sub frame from the rear side of vehicle.

ST1 41399FG061 SPECIAL TOOL RING
ST2 41399FG041 SPECIAL TOOL D

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11) Insert the ST and rear differential mount bushing set in the step 9) through the sub frame from the front side of vehicle, and screw in the ST1 by hand till the front end of ST1 comes out slightly from the rear end of ST2.

CAUTION: Set the rear differential mount bushing with its mark facing the bottom end direction.

ST1 41399FG091 SPECIAL TOOL SHAFT
ST2 41399FG061 SPECIAL TOOL RING

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  1. Mark

12) Hold the ST1 to prevent it from rotating, and screw in the ST2 by hand till there is no loose fit on the ST and the rear differential mount bushing.

CAUTION: Make sure that the ST and rear differential mount bushing are not tilted.

ST1 41399FG091 SPECIAL TOOL SHAFT
ST2 41399FG070 SPECIAL TOOL NUT

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13) Screw in the ST2 while holding the ST1 with a tool to prevent it from rotating, and press-fit the rear differential mount bushing to the front end of sub frame cylinder.

ST1 41399FG091 SPECIAL TOOL SHAFT
ST2 41399FG070 SPECIAL TOOL NUT

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14) Make sure that the rear differential mount bushing is inserted to the front end of sub frame cylinder.

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  1. Front side of vehicle

15) Install the rear differential. <Ref. to DI-28, INSTALLATION, Rear Differential (T-type).> <Ref. to DI-46, INSTALLATION, Rear Differential (VAtype).>

Rear Differential Inspection Mode

A: GENERAL DESCRIPTION

CAUTION: Be sure to perform Rear Differential Inspection Mode.

Transmission assembly replacement/Replacement of rear differential/Replacement of front differential hypoid gear set/Replacement of rear differential hypoid gear set

B: PROCEDURE

CAUTION: Do not turn the power of the Subaru Select Monitor OFF during work, and do not disconnect the data link connector.

1) Shift the select lever to "P" range.

2) Apply the electronic parking brake.

3) Lift up the vehicle.

WARNING: Lift up the vehicle until the tire bottom is 30 cm or more above the ground.

4) Connect the Subaru Select Monitor to data link connector.

5) Turn the ignition switch to ON. (In the case of a push button start, press the push button ignition switch twice without stepping on the brake.)

6) Select {AT related learning & inspecting mode} in the "Transmission Diagnosis" display screen of the Subaru Select Monitor.

7) Select {Rear differential inspection mode} in the "AT related learning & inspecting mode" display screen of the Subaru Select Monitor.

8) Follow the messages displayed on the Subaru Select Monitor screen when working.

9) The results of the rear differential inspection mode are displayed on the Subaru Select Monitor screen.

10) After the message "Inspection has been completed. Set the ignition switch to OFF." appears, the rear differential inspection mode completes.

NOTE:

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11) Perform "Function Check Sequence" for VDC. <Ref. to VDC(diag)-18, FUNCTION CHECK, OPERATION, Subaru Select Monitor.> <Ref. to VDC-16, ADJUSTMENT, VDC Control Module and Hydraulic Control Unit (VDCCM&H/U).>

General Diagnostic Table

A: INSPECTION

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