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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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    Get Full Access Automotix DIY provides automotive consumers and do it yourselfers; the most comprehensive repair information about 1998 Subaru Forester car and truck repair procedures including Subaru engine diagrams, wiring diagrams, repair work estimating measures, technical service bulletins, auto body work guidance, starter & alternator replacement procedures, serpentine belt replacement procedures, radiator & hose replacement procedures, tune-up & drivability specifications, quick lube illustrations, preventive maintenance guide, engine light reset instructions, parts removal and install procedures, fuel filter replacement directions, component location diagrams, air filter locations & replacement instructions, a/c system specifications, and general auto service procedures. You don't have to be a car mechanic or technician to know how to fix your Subaru Forester automobile. Try the Automotix DIY solution today!
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    A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

    Subaru -> Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Cooling System Bleed
    Vehicle: 1998 Subaru Forester L 2.5 H4 GAS

    • With engine cool, open radiator drain plug and drain coolant into a suitable container.
    • Remove radiator pressure cap. Never open cap with engine hot.
    • Remove and drain coolant reservoir.
    • If equipped, remove drain plug(s) from engine. When coolant is completely drained, install plug(s).
    • Close radiator drain plug.
    • Install coolant reservoir.
    • On Impreza models, remove air vent plug from radiator, Fig. .
    • On all models, slowly add coolant to radia...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

    Power Brake Units -> Diagnosis & Testing
    Vehicle: 1998 Subaru Forester S 2.5 H4 GAS

    Perform this procedure with the parking brakes applied.

    • Start engine, then stop after one or two minutes of running time.
    • Depress brake pedal several times with normal force.
    • If pedal travel decreases the more times the brake pedal is depressed, the ...

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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

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

    • Disconnect ground cable from battery.
    • Disconnect connector and terminal from alternator.
    • Remove V-belt covers.
    • Remove V-belts.
    • Remove bolts which ...

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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 S 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

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

    • Remove battery from vehicle.
    • Drain engine coolant into suitable container.
    • Disconnect radiator outlet hoses, Figs. .
    • Remove drive belt cover, then disconnect inlet hoses.
    • Disconnect electrical connection...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 1998 Subaru Forester 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+.

    Bulkhead Wiring Harness Connector Locations Diagram for 1998 Subaru Forester S 2.5 H4 GASBulkhead Wiring Harness Connector Locations Diagram for 1998 Subaru Forester S 2.5 H4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Transmission Control Module
  • Radio
  • Main Relay
  • Combination Switch
  • Ignition Switch
  • I/P Wiring Harness Connector Locations Diagram for 1998 Subaru Forester S 2.5 H4 GASI/P Wiring Harness Connector Locations Diagram for 1998 Subaru Forester S 2.5 H4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Rear Defogger Switch
  • Hazard Switch
  • Combination Meter
  • Connector I-10
  • Connector I-11
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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  2.5 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Subaru Forester 2.5 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Seat Heater- Left Hand
  • Seat Heater/ Rear Accessory Power Supply Relay
  • Seat Heater Switch- Left Hand
  • Seat Heater Switch- Right Hand
  • Seat Heater- Right Hand
  • 1998 Subaru Forester L 2.5 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Subaru Forester L 2.5 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Rear Washer Motor
  • Rear Wiper Motor
  • Rear Wiper And Washer Switch
  • Rear Wiper Relay
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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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