Subaru Coupes/Sedans/Wagons 1985-1996 Repair Guide

Back-up Light Switch

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1

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Fig. Fig. 1: Removal and installation of the back-up light switch-4WD manual transaxle shown

This switch is threaded into the side of the transaxle extension housing on 2WD or 4WD transaxles.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
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  5. Unplug the electrical connector from the harness. Use an open end wrench to remove the switch.
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To install:
  1. Install a new switch and tighten to 17-20 ft. lbs. (23-26 Nm). Engage the electrical connector.
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  3. Lower the vehicle and connect the negative battery cable.
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