Subaru Coupes/Sedans/Wagons 1985-1996 Repair Guide

Flywheel and Ring Gear

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 and 2

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Fig. Fig. 1: Installation of the flywheel stopper-manual transaxle equipped models

  1. Remove the engine and transaxle from the vehicle as an assembly.
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  3. Separate the engine from the transaxle and place the engine on a suitable stand.
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  5. On models with manual transaxle, remove the clutch cover and clutch disc.
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WARNING
Be careful not to let oil, grease or coolant contact the clutch disc.

  1. Install a flywheel stopper (MT), or drive plate stopper (AT), to lock the flywheel or drive plate.
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  3. Remove the retaining bolts that secure the flywheel (MT), or drive plate (AT), and remove them from the cylinder block.
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To install:


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Fig. Fig. 2: Installation of the drive plate stopper-automatic transaxle equipped models

  1. Install the flywheel or driveplate and tighten the retaining bolts as follows : 65-71 ft. lbs. (88-97 Nm) on the 1.2L engine; 30-33 ft. lbs. (41-45 Nm) on the 1.6L engine and 51-55 ft. lbs. (69-75 Nm) on all other engines.
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  3. Install the clutch assembly on manual transaxle vehicles.
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  5. Join the engine and transaxle assemblies. Install the engine/transaxle assembly in the vehicle.
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