Subaru Coupes/Sedans/Wagons 1985-1996 Repair Guide

2-Door, 3-Door, 4-Door, Wagon and XT


See Figure 1

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Fig. Fig. 1: Differential lock lever-2-door, 3-door, 4-door, wagon and XT models

If the following conditions CANNOT be met, transport the vehicle using a flat-bed truck.

  1. On manual transaxle equipped vehicles, turn the differential lock switch to the OFF position and make sure that the differential lock indicator light is not illuminated.
  3. If the engine cannot be started to switch the differential lock switch, raise the front wheels and move the lock lever on the right side of the transaxle towards the rear.
  5. On automatic transaxle equipped vehicles, set the car in front wheel drive mode by inserting a spare fuse in the FWD connector inside the engine compartment.
  7. Place the vehicle in Neutral.
  9. Check the transaxle oil level and add oil if the level is low.
  11. Do not tow the vehicle at more than 30 mph (48 kp/h) or for more than 31 miles (50 km).