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PERIODIC MAINTENANCE SERVICES > Front & Rear Differential Oil

REPLACEMENT

1. FRONT DIFFERENTIAL (MT MODEL)

For MT model, manual transmission gear oil works as differential gear oil to lubricate differential. Refer to “Transmission Gear Oil”. PERIODIC MAINTENANCE SERVICES > Transmission Gear Oil

2. FRONT DIFFERENTIAL (AT MODEL)

1. Drain the differential gear oil by removing drain plug using TORX® T70.

CAUTION:

• Before starting work, cool off differential gear oil well.

• If front differential gear oil adheres to the exhaust pipe, wipe it off completely.

2005 Subaru Forester General • Periodic Maintenance Services • Front & Rear Differential Oil • Replacement

2. Replace the gasket with a new one, and then tighten the drain plug to specified torque.

Tightening torque:

Aluminum gasket

44 N·m (4.5 kgf-m, 32.5 ft-lb)

Copper gasket

70 N·m (7.1 kgf-m, 51.6 ft-lb)

3. Fill differential gear oil through the oil level gauge hole up to the upper point of level gauge.

CAUTION:

Each oil manufacturer has its base oil and additives. Thus, do not mix two or more brands.

Differential gear oil capacity:

1.1 - 1.3 L (1.2 - 1.4 US qt, 1.0 - 1.1 Imp qt)

2005 Subaru Forester General • Periodic Maintenance Services • Front & Rear Differential Oil • Replacement

(A)

Oil level gauge

(B)

Upper level

(C)

Lower level

3. REAR DIFFERENTIAL

1. Drain the differential gear oil by removing drain plug.

2. Remove the filler plug for quick draining oil.

3. Install the drain plug after draining oil.

NOTE:

Apply liquid gasket to the drain plug threads.

Liquid gasket:

Three Bond 1105 (Part No. 004403010)

Tightening torque:

49.0 N·m (5.0 kgf-m, 36.2 ft-lb)

4. After installing the drain plug onto rear differential gear case firmly, fill oil up fully to the mouth of filler plug.

2005 Subaru Forester General • Periodic Maintenance Services • Front & Rear Differential Oil • Replacement

(A)

Filler plug

(B)

Drain plug

Oil capacity:

0.8 L (0.8 US qt, 0.7 Imp qt)

CAUTION:

Each oil manufacturer has its base oil and additives. Thus, do not mix two or more brands.

5. Install the filler plug onto rear differential gear case firmly.

NOTE:

Apply liquid gasket to the draining plug threads.

Liquid gasket:

Three Bond 1105 (Part No. 004403010)

Tightening torque:

49.0 N·m (5.0 kgf-m, 36.2 ft-lb)

    2017-02-20 18:50:32    2017-05-11 10:18:46




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