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Subaru Car 1998-05

Axle Shaft


Removal & Installation

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  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


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

  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

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

    Negative battery cable