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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported Subaru Forester cars and light trucks from 1990+

Subaru -> Manual Air Conditioning & Heater Diagnosis & Testing -> General Troubleshooting
Vehicle: 2004 Subaru Forester XS 2.5 H4 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported Subaru Forester cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Subaru -> Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Component Service -> Master Cylinder
Vehicle: 2003 Subaru Forester XS 2.5 H4 GAS

Master Cylinder

  • Remove master cylinder from vehicle.
  • Remove cylinder pin, Fig. .
  • Push piston inward, then remove snap ring.
  • Apply pressure to piston assembly while Inserting a small screwdriver into window of piston retainer and raise piston retainer latch, Fig. .
  • Remove primary and secondary piston assemblies. Do not disassemble pistons. if disassembled, the spring settings will change.
  • Inspect master cylinder inside diameter to piston clearance, Service limit is not to exceed .043 inch.
  • Clean all components with clean brake fluid,...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

Fuel filter replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Subaru Forester cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. for 1980+.

Subaru -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Except Justy w/Carbureted Engine -> Fuel System Pressure Relief -> Removal & Installation
Vehicle: 1998 Subaru Forester L 2.5 H4 GAS

Fuel System Pressure Relief

  • On Impreza, SVX, 1990-94 Legacy models,fold down the rear seat back, then remove the floor mat and access hole lid.
  • On 1995-00 Legacy models, remove the rear seat cushion and seat back, then the floor mat and access hole lid.
  • On all models, disconnect the fuel pump relay electrical connector.
  • Start the engine and operate until it stalls.
  • After the engine has stalled, crank the engine for at least 5 seconds.
  • Place the ignition switch in Off position.
  • Disconnect the battery ground cable.
  • Connect the fuel pump electrical connector.
  • On...

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

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported Subaru Forester cars and light trucks from 1990+.

DRIVESHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2010 Subaru Forester X Limited 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 center exhaust pipes bolts and nuts.
  • Remove rear exhaust pipe and muffler.
  • Remove heat shield cover.
  • Remove differential mount front cover bolts, then remove mount.
  • Place reference mark on front driveline and rear differential flange. Paint is recommended for match marks. Never da...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

Description, component locations, reset procedures, relearn procedures, diagnosis and testing, wiring diagrams, component replacement, and identification of vehicles equipped and not equipped with tire pressure monitoring system for most domestic and imported Subaru Forester cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from mid 1990's+.

Component Locations
Vehicle: 2008 Subaru Forester X L.l. Bean Edition 2.5 H4 GAS

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported Subaru Forester cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2005 Subaru Forester X 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 Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

Cabin air filter locations and replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Subaru Forester cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. as equipped to the current model year.

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Subaru -> 1998-2002 Forester & 1999-2003 Impreza
Vehicle: 1998 Subaru Forester L 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 Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

Maintenance lamp reset procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Subaru Forester cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Subaru -> Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) ->
Vehicle: 2000 Subaru Forester 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 Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported Subaru Forester cars and light trucks from 1990+

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2007 Subaru Forester X L.l. Bean Edition 2.5 H4 GAS

  • Remove battery from vehicle.
  • On all models, drain engine coolant into suitable container.
  • On models equipped with turbocharger, remove hoses attached to coolant filler tank, then filler tank and bracket.
  • On models equipped with automatic transaxle,remove AFT cooler lines from radiator.
  • On all models, disconnect radiat...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine belt replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Subaru Forester cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 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 Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

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

Transmission Component Locations Diagram for 2004 Subaru Forester X 2.5 H4 GASTransmission Component Locations Diagram for 2004 Subaru Forester X 2.5 H4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Transmission Control Module
  • AT Diagnostic Indicator Light
  • Body Components Diagram for 2007 Subaru Forester X L.l. Bean Edition 2.5 H4 GASBody Components Diagram for 2007 Subaru Forester X L.l. Bean Edition 2.5 H4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Pressure Sensor
  • Transmission Control Module
  • Steering Angle Sensor
  • Engine Control Module
  • Master Cylinder
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

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

    2006 Subaru Forester X L.l. Bean Edition 2.5 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Subaru Forester X L.l. Bean Edition 2.5 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Rear Accessory Power Supply Socket
  • Rear Accessory Power Supply Relay
  • 2008 Subaru Forester XT Limited 2.5 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Subaru Forester XT Limited 2.5 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Clutch Switch
  • Brake Switch
  • Stop Light Switch
  • Engine Control Module
  • Cruise Control Switch
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

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

    Document: ENGINE - S/M REV
    Vehicle: 1998 Subaru Forester 2.5 H4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Gasoline Engines
  • Document: Seat Belt Latch Slides To The Lower Seat Belt Anchor
    Vehicle: 2004 Subaru Forester XS 2.5 H4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Seats, Belts, Interior Trim, Carpets, Air Bags
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

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