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1998 Subaru Forester CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Subaru REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

Air Bag System Precautions -> Subaru -> Arming
Vehicle: 1998 Subaru Forester L 2.5 H4 GAS

  • With ignition Off, connect battery positive cable, then battery ground cable.
  • Wait at least 20 seconds.
  • From a safe location at sides of or ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

Anti-lock Brakes -> Forester -> Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Component Testing -> Diagnostic Tests -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> G Sensor -> Hydraulic Unit ABS Operation -> Less Select Monitor -> Wheel Sensor -> Wiring Diagram -> With Select Monitor
Vehicle: 1998 Subaru Forester L 2.5 H4 GAS

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

Less Select Monitor

When on board diagnosis of the ABS control module detects a problem, the information (up to a maximum of three) will be stored in the EEP ROM as a diagnostic trouble code (DTC). When there are more than three, the most recent three will be stored. Stored codes will stay in memory until they are cleared.

  • Remove ABS diagnostic connector from side of driver's heater unit, Fig. .
  • Turn ignition switch to Off position.
  • Connect diagnosis connector terminal No. 6 to terminal No. 3.
  • Turn ignition switch to On position.
  • ABS warning light...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

Subaru -> Component Locations -> 1990-03 Legacy, 1993-04 Impreza (Except WRX STi), 1998-04 Forester & 2000-03 Outback w/1.8L, 2.2L, 2.5L & 3.0L Engines
Vehicle: 1998 Subaru Forester S 2.5 H4 GAS

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 Subaru Forester L 2.5 H4 GAS

Wrap metal parts with a cloth or rubber material. Rubber boot may be damaged due to interference with adjacent metal parts during removal.

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Place vehicle in neutral.
  • Release parking brake.
  • Raise and support vehicle and support it with safety stands in proper locations.
  • Remove differential mount front exhaust cover bolts, then cover.
  • Place reference mark on front driveline and rear differential flange. Paint is recommended for match marks. Never damage rear driveline shaft flange yoke or companion flange
  • Remove bolts and then remove driveline from rea...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 Subaru Forester S 2.5 H4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Disconnect solenoid wiring at starter.
  • Remo...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Subaru -> 1998-2002 Forester & 1999-2003 Impreza
Vehicle: 1998 Subaru Forester 2.5 H4 GAS

The cabin air filter should be replaced every 12 months or 7,500 miles.

  • From under passenger's side of the instrument panel, remove two cabin air filter access cover to evaporator case retai...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

Subaru -> Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) ->
Vehicle: 1998 Subaru Forester S 2.5 H4 GAS

The MIL will be illuminated when the ignition switch is placed in the On position, and should go out when the engine is started. If the MIL remains lit after engine start-up, the self-diagnostic system has detected a fault an...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 1998 Subaru Forester 2.5 H4 GAS

Lower

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container by loosening drain plug of radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp at radiator outlet.
  • Remove hose from radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp at thermostat housing.
  • Remove hose from thermostat housing.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse proc...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 Subaru Forester S 2.5 H4 GAS

  • Remove drive belt cover. Wipe off any oil or water on belt and pulley.
  • Loosen lockbolt on slider bolt.
  • Loosen slider bolt.
  • ...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1998 Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 1998 Subaru Forester cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

TCM Location Diagram for 1998 Subaru Forester  2.5 H4 GASTCM Location Diagram for 1998 Subaru Forester 2.5 H4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • A/T Diagnostic Indicator Light For A/T Vehicles
  • Transmission Control Module For A/T Vehicles
  • Shift Solenoid Valve Locations Diagram for 1998 Subaru Forester L 2.5 H4 GASShift Solenoid Valve Locations Diagram for 1998 Subaru Forester L 2.5 H4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Inhibitor Switch
  • Dropping Resistor
  • Duty Solenoid Valve A
  • Duty Solenoid Valve B
  • Shift Solenoid Valve No.1
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1998 Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1998 Subaru Forester cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1998 Subaru Forester S 2.5 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Subaru Forester S 2.5 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Turn Signal Switch
  • Hazard Switch
  • Front Turn Signal Light- Right Hand
  • Front Turn Signal Light- Left Hand
  • Right Hand Turn Signal Indicator
  • 1998 Subaru Forester L 2.5 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Subaru Forester L 2.5 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Clock
  • Room Light
  • Luggage Room Light
  • Spot Light
  • Front Door Switch- Left Hand
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1998 Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1998 Subaru Forester cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: EVAPORATIVE EMISSION SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC INFORMATION
    Vehicle: 1998 Subaru Forester 2.5 H4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Document: REMANUFACTURED TRANSAXLES PROGRAM - REVISED
    Vehicle: 1998 Subaru Forester 2.5 H4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Automatic Trans, Coolers, Torque Converter
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1998 Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1998 Subaru Forester cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 1998 Subaru Forester cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 1998 Subaru Forester cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 1998 Subaru Forester cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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