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Steering • Power Assisted System (Power Steering) • Steering Column • Removal 2015 Subaru Forester

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POWER ASSISTED SYSTEM (POWER STEERING) > Steering Column

REMOVAL

1. Disconnect the ground cable from battery and wait for at least 60 seconds before starting work.

2. Remove the driver’s airbag module.

CAUTION:

Before performing service on the airbag module, always refer to “CAUTION” of “General Description” in “AIRBAG SYSTEM” section.AIRBAG SYSTEM > General Description > CAUTION

(1) Using a hexagon wrench etc. wrapped by protective tape, insert the snap pins and release the locks (3 locations).

2015 Subaru Forester Steering • Power Assisted System (Power Steering) • Steering Column • Removal

(2) Disconnect the horn harness and airbag connector and remove the airbag module assembly.AIRBAG SYSTEM > Airbag Connector > PROCEDURE

2015 Subaru Forester Steering • Power Assisted System (Power Steering) • Steering Column • Removal

3. Remove the steering wheel.

CAUTION:

• Always use the steering wheel puller for removal to avoid deforming the steering wheel.

• If the steering wheel has been removed, make sure that the steering roll connector is not turned from the original position.

Preparation tool:

Steering wheel puller

(1) Disconnect the connector and remove the nut.

(2) Put alignment marks and remove the steering wheel.

2015 Subaru Forester Steering • Power Assisted System (Power Steering) • Steering Column • Removal

4. Remove the cover assembly - instrument panel LWR driver.EXTERIOR/INTERIOR TRIM > Instrument Panel Lower Cover > REMOVAL

5. Remove the nuts to remove the knee airbag module and disconnect the harness connector.AIRBAG SYSTEM > Airbag Connector > PROCEDURE

2015 Subaru Forester Steering • Power Assisted System (Power Steering) • Steering Column • Removal

6. Remove the cover assembly - column.

(1) Release the screws and claws.

(2) Remove the cap - key cylinder (a). (Model with keyless access)

(3) Remove the cover assembly - column UPR and the cover assembly - column LWR.

2015 Subaru Forester Steering • Power Assisted System (Power Steering) • Steering Column • Removal

A

Model without keyless access

B

Model with keyless access

  

7. Remove the switch assembly - combination.

(1) Disconnect the connector, and loosen the clamp to release the claws.

(2) Pull out the switch assembly - combination from the column assembly - steering.

2015 Subaru Forester Steering • Power Assisted System (Power Steering) • Steering Column • Removal

8. Remove all connectors from the column assembly - steering.

9. Remove the universal joint assembly - steering.

CAUTION:

To prevent damage to the universal joint assembly - steering and improper steering effort, make sure to remove the universal joint assembly - steering.

(1) Place alignment marks on the universal joint assembly - steering.

NOTE:

Place alignment marks on the following positions.

• Between the column assembly - steering and the universal joint assembly - steering

• Between the steering gearbox assembly and the universal joint assembly - steering

(2) Remove the bolt, and remove the universal joint assembly - steering.

2015 Subaru Forester Steering • Power Assisted System (Power Steering) • Steering Column • Removal

10. Remove the two nuts under the beam COMPL - steering securing the column assembly - steering.

2015 Subaru Forester Steering • Power Assisted System (Power Steering) • Steering Column • Removal

11. Pull out the column assembly - steering from the hole on toe board.

CAUTION:

Do not loosen the tilt lever when the column assembly - steering is not secured to the vehicle.

12. Remove the ignition key lock from the column assembly - steering.SECURITY AND LOCKS > Ignition Key Lock > REPLACEMENT

    2017-02-20 18:50:38    2017-06-19 10:25:05




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