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PERIODIC MAINTENANCE SERVICES > Wheel Bearing

INSPECTION

1. FRONT HUB UNIT

1. Jack-up the front of the vehicle.

2. While holding the front wheel by hand, swing it in and out to check if there is any bearing free play.

3. Loosen the wheel nuts, and remove the front wheel.

4. If the bearing free play exists in step 2) above, attach a dial gauge to hub and measure the looseness in the axial direction.

Service limit:

From the straight-ahead position: Max. of 0.05 mm (0.0020 in)

5. Remove the bolts and self-locking nuts, and extract transverse link from the front crossmember.

6. Remove the PTJ of the front drive shaft from the transmission. DRIVE SHAFT SYSTEM > Front Axle

7. While supporting the front drive shaft horizontally with one hand, turn the hub with the other hand to check for noise or binding.

Replace the front hub unit if there is any abnormal noise from the hub or if it drags.

2013 Subaru Forester General • Periodic Maintenance Services • Wheel Bearing • Inspection

2. REAR HUB UNIT

1. Jack-up the rear of the vehicle.

2. While holding the rear wheel by hand, swing it in and out to check if there is any bearing free play.

3. Loosen the wheel nuts, and remove the rear wheel.

4. If the bearing free play exists in step 2) above, attach a dial gauge to hub and measure the looseness in the axial direction.

Service limit:

From the straight-ahead position: Max. of 0.05 mm (0.0020 in)

5. Remove the DOJ of the rear drive shaft from the rear differential. DRIVE SHAFT SYSTEM > Rear Drive Shaft

6. While supporting the rear drive shaft horizontally with one hand, turn the hub with the other hand to check for noise or dragging/catching.

Replace the front hub unit if there is any abnormal noise from the hub or dragging/catching.

2013 Subaru Forester General • Periodic Maintenance Services • Wheel Bearing • Inspection

    2017-02-20 18:50:33    2017-05-11 10:18:46




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