Subaru Coupes/Sedans/Wagons 1985-1996 Repair Guide

Center Exhaust Pipe

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Turbocharged Models
  1. Remove the turbocharger covers.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the oxygen sensor connector.
  4.  
  5. Remove the flange nuts which hold the center exhaust pipe to turbocharger unit.
  6.  


WARNING
Be sure to remove the bolts only after the engine has cooled off. Before disassembling parts, spray with penetrating lubricant to loosen rust deposits.

  1. Remove the flange nuts from the transaxle side.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the center and rear exhaust pipes.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the center exhaust pipe from the bracket located on the lower side of the transaxle.
  6.  
  7. Remove the center exhaust pipe from the body.
  8.  


CAUTION
Do not allow the turbocharger cover mounting bracket to interfere with the brake pipe cover located in the front toeboard. Be sure not to damage the steering universal joint. Do not damage the gasket used on the lower side of the turbocharger unit or turbocharger cover.

To install:
  1. Install the gasket onto the stud bolts on the turbocharger unit. Connect the center exhaust pipe flange and temporarily tighten it with nuts.
  2.  


CAUTION
Be sure not to damage the gasket used on the lower side of the turbocharger unit and turbocharger cover.

  1. Temporarily connect the center exhaust pipe and bracket located on the transaxle side.
  2.  
  3. Temporarily connect the center and rear exhaust pipes, and center exhaust pipe to the bracket located on the lower side of the transaxle with new nuts.
  4.  
  5. Tighten the nuts and bolts at the turbocharger unit bracket, (on the transaxle side) and the bracket (on the lower side of the transaxle), in that order, to specified torque.
  6.  
  7. Install turbocharger covers.
  8.  

 
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