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2005 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 2005 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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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

    Subaru -> Drum Brakes -> Brake Service -> Forester, Impreza & Legacy
    Vehicle: 2005 Subaru Forester X 2.5 H4 GAS

    Forester, Impreza & Legacy

    • Raise and support vehicle, then remove rear wheels.
    • Remove brake drum. If difficult to remove brake drum, remove adjusting hole cover from back plate, then turn adjusting screw until shoe...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

    Subaru -> Component Locations -> B9 Tribeca, 2004-06 Impreza WRX STi, Legacy & Outback & 2005-06 Forester & Impreza
    Vehicle: 2005 Subaru Forester XT 2.5 H4 GAS

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    DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Rear
    Vehicle: 2005 Subaru Forester XS 2.5 H4 GAS

    Front

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Raise and support vehicle and support it with safety stands in proper locations.
    • Remove wheel nuts and front wheels.
    • Unstake hub nut using suitable tool.
    • Remove driveshaft locknut from front hub while depressing brake pedal. Remove wheel before loosening axle nut.
    • Remove stabilizer link from front arm.
    • Remove brake caliper bolts and support caliper to strut housing using mechanics wire.
    • Remove disc brake rotor. If brake rotor is difficult to remove, drive 8mm bolt into threaded end of rotor, then remove the rotor. Reference mark surface of h...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 2005 Subaru Forester XT 2.5 H4 GAS

    • Disconnect ground cable from battery.
    • Disconnect solenoid wiring at starter.
    • Re...

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    CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

    Cabin Air Filter Service -> Subaru -> 2003-07 Forester
    Vehicle: 2005 Subaru Forester XT 2.5 H4 GAS

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

    • Remove nine the glove compartment retaining screws, the glove compartment, Fig. .
    • Remove the cabin air filter cover, Fig. .
    • Remove the cab...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

    Subaru -> Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)/Traction Control System (TCS) Indicator -> 2005-09 Forester
    Vehicle: 2005 Subaru Forester XS 2.5 H4 GAS

    The Anti-Lock Brake/Traction Control System lamp will be illuminated when the ignition switch is in the On position with engine not running. When the engine is started, the lamp should ...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

    Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
    Vehicle: 2005 Subaru Forester XT 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 2005 Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 2005 Subaru Forester XT 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 2005 Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

    Component location diagrams for most 2005 Subaru Forester cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

    Transmission Component Locations Diagram for 2005 Subaru Forester XT 2.5 H4 GASTransmission Component Locations Diagram for 2005 Subaru Forester XT 2.5 H4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Transmission Control Module
  • AT Diagnostic Indicator Light
  • Electrical Components Location Diagram for 2005 Subaru Forester XT 2.5 H4 GASElectrical Components Location Diagram for 2005 Subaru Forester XT 2.5 H4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • ATF Temperature Sensor
  • Speed Sensor
  • Brake Light Switch
  • Torque Converter Turbine Speed Sensor
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2005 Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2005 Subaru Forester cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2005 Subaru Forester X 2.5 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram2005 Subaru Forester X 2.5 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • RH Headlamp
  • Daytime Running Lamp Control Module
  • Combination Meter
  • High Beam Relay
  • Lighting Switch
  • 2005 Subaru Forester XT 2.5 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram2005 Subaru Forester XT 2.5 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Inhibitor Switch
  • Backup Lamp Switch
  • Compass Mirror
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2005 Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2005 Subaru Forester cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: EVAPORATIVE EMISSION SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC INFORMATION
    Vehicle: 2005 Subaru Forester X 2.5 H4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Document: Turbocharger Mesh Filter Screen
    Vehicle: 2005 Subaru Forester XT 2.5 H4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Fuel Sys, Driveability, Filters (Air & Fuel)
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2005 Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2005 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 2005 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 2005 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 2005 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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