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POWER ASSISTED SYSTEM (POWER STEERING) > Tilt Steering Column

REMOVAL

2008 Subaru Forester Steering • Power Assisted System (Power Steering) • Tilt Steering Column • Removal

(1)

Tilt steering column

(2)

Universal joint

Tightening torque:N·m (kgf-m, ft-lb)

    

T1:

24 (2.4, 17.7)

    

T2:

25 (2.5, 18.1)

1. Set the vehicle on a lift.

2. Disconnect the ground cable from the battery.

3. Remove the airbag module. AIRBAG SYSTEM > Driver’s Airbag Module > REMOVAL

WARNING:

Always refer to “Airbag System” before performing service on the airbag modules. AIRBAG SYSTEM > General Description > CAUTION

4. Remove the steering wheel. POWER ASSISTED SYSTEM (POWER STEERING) > Steering Wheel > REMOVAL

5. Remove the universal joint. POWER ASSISTED SYSTEM (POWER STEERING) > Universal Joint > REMOVAL

6. Remove the trim panel under instrument panel.

7. Knee guard panel and steering column lower cover.

2008 Subaru Forester Steering • Power Assisted System (Power Steering) • Tilt Steering Column • Removal

(1)

Knee guard panel

8. Remove all connectors from the steering column.

9. Remove the two bolts under instrument panel securing the steering column.

2008 Subaru Forester Steering • Power Assisted System (Power Steering) • Tilt Steering Column • Removal

10. Pull out the steering shaft assembly from the hole on toe board.

CAUTION:

• Be sure to remove the universal joint before removing steering shaft assembly installing bolt, when removing the steering shaft assembly or when lowering it to service other parts.

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

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




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