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POWER ASSISTED SYSTEM (POWER STEERING) > Steering Gearbox

DISASSEMBLY

1. Disconnect the four pipes from gearbox.

NOTE:

Remove the pipes C and D, which are fixed to clamp plate, as a unit.

2. Secure the gearbox removed from vehicle in a vise using ST.

CAUTION:

Secure the gearbox assembly in a vise using ST as shown. Do not secure the gearbox to the vise without this ST.

ST1    926200000STAND
ST2    34199AG000BOSS D

2013 Subaru Forester Steering • Power Assisted System (Power Steering) • Steering Gearbox • Disassembly

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Clamp

3. Remove the tie-rod end and lock nut from gearbox.

4. Remove the small clip from the boot using pliers, and then move the boot to tie-rod end side.

2013 Subaru Forester Steering • Power Assisted System (Power Steering) • Steering Gearbox • Disassembly

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Clip

5. Using a flat tip screwdriver, remove the band from boot.

NOTE:

Replace the boot if there is damage, cracks or deterioration.

2013 Subaru Forester Steering • Power Assisted System (Power Steering) • Steering Gearbox • Disassembly

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Band

6. Using the ST, loosen the lock nut.

ST    926230000SPANNER

2013 Subaru Forester Steering • Power Assisted System (Power Steering) • Steering Gearbox • Disassembly

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Lock nut

7. Tighten the adjusting screw until it can no longer be tightened.

2013 Subaru Forester Steering • Power Assisted System (Power Steering) • Steering Gearbox • Disassembly

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Adjusting screw

8. Remove the tie-rod.

9. Loosen the adjusting screw, and remove the spring and sleeve.

10. Clean any dirt adhered to the input shaft. Remove the dust cover, paying attention not to scratch the housing or input shaft and not to allow foreign matter to enter gearbox interior.

CAUTION:

Roll a vinyl tape around the input shaft spline to avoid scratching the dust cover.

2013 Subaru Forester Steering • Power Assisted System (Power Steering) • Steering Gearbox • Disassembly

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Dust cover

11. Align the ST pin with plug hole to install. Rotate the ST counterclockwise to remove plug.

ST    34199AE090PLUG WRENCH

2013 Subaru Forester Steering • Power Assisted System (Power Steering) • Steering Gearbox • Disassembly

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Plug

12. Remove the valve assembly paying attention not to scratch the seal ring or valve housing inner surfaces.

2013 Subaru Forester Steering • Power Assisted System (Power Steering) • Steering Gearbox • Disassembly

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Valve ASSY

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Seal ring

13. Remove the holder.

14. Attach the ST to the pinion housing side of the rack, and push out the rack together with the outer side oil seal.

ST    34199FE000INSTALLER & REMOVER

NOTE:

Block the pipe connection of steering body to prevent fluid from flowing out.

2013 Subaru Forester Steering • Power Assisted System (Power Steering) • Steering Gearbox • Disassembly

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Rack piston

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Outer side oil seal

15. Insert the ST from the valve side and press the back-up ring and oil seal out.

ST    34199FE010REMOVER

2013 Subaru Forester Steering • Power Assisted System (Power Steering) • Steering Gearbox • Disassembly

16. Using ST1 and ST2, repair the crimped portion of cylinder.

ST1    34099FA080PUNCH
ST2    34199FE020BASE

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Cylinder

17. If the cylinder edge is deformed in a convex shape, repair using an oil stone.

2013 Subaru Forester Steering • Power Assisted System (Power Steering) • Steering Gearbox • Disassembly

18. Remove the oil seal using ST and push out from the plug.

ST    34199AE100OIL SEAL PLUG REMOVER

NOTE:

Do not apply force on the plug edge surface.

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Oil seal

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O-ring

19. Set the ST at a size shown in the figure.

ST    34199AE120GEARBOX OIL SEAL REMOVER

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70 mm (2.76 in)

20. Set the stopper to gearbox, then insert the tip of the ST to the gearbox.

2013 Subaru Forester Steering • Power Assisted System (Power Steering) • Steering Gearbox • Disassembly

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Stopper

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Oil seal

21. By fixing the 2-surface widths, press-in the rod while rotating it and catch the oil seal.

2013 Subaru Forester Steering • Power Assisted System (Power Steering) • Steering Gearbox • Disassembly

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Rod

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2-surface widths

22. While fixing the 2-surface widths, pull out the oil seal by rotating nut.

CAUTION:

Take care not to scratch the gearbox inner surface.

2013 Subaru Forester Steering • Power Assisted System (Power Steering) • Steering Gearbox • Disassembly

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2-surface widths

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Nut

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




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