Subaru Car 1998-05

Axle Shaft

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
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  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Axle nut
     
    Sway bar bracket
     
    Lower control arm-to-rear housing bolt and nut
     
    Trailing link assembly-to-rear housing bolt and nut
     
    Halfshaft-to-differential roll pin
     
    Halfshaft from the differential
     
    Axleshaft from the hub using puller 92707000
     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Axleshaft into the hub
     
    Axleshaft into place using installer 922431000 and adapter 927390000
     
    New axle nut and temporarily tighten the nut
     

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  3. Align the axleshaft-to-differential roll pin holes and slide the axleshaft onto the splines. Install a new roll pin.

    Trailing link assembly to the rear housing
     
    Trailing link bolt and new nut and tighten to 94 ft. lbs. (127 Nm)
     
    Lower control arm to the rear housing
     
    Bolt and new nut and torque them to 116 ft. lbs. (157 Nm)
     
    Sway bar bracket
     

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  5. Torque the new axle nut to 152 ft. lbs. (206 Nm).

    Wheel
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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