Subaru Coupes/Sedans/Wagons 1985-1996 Repair Guide



See Figures 1 and 2

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Fig. Fig. 1: Unfasten the AWD solenoid valve, if equipped with a manual transaxle

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Fig. Fig. 2: If equipped with an automatic transaxle, unfasten the transfer solenoid harness

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

  1. On manual transaxle and 3-speed automatic 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. On 4-speed 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.
  5. Disconnect the harness connector for the 4WD solenoid valve (manual transaxle) or the transfer solenoid (automatic transaxle) inside the engine compartment.
  7. Place the vehicle in neutral.
  9. Check the transaxle oil level and oil if 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).