Subaru Forester 1998-05

Turbocharger

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  5. Remove the center exhaust pipe.
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  7. Separate the turbocharger joint pipe from the turbocharger.
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  9. Disconnect the engine coolant hose from the coolant filler tank.
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  11. Loosen the clamp that attaches the turbocharger to the intake duct.
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  13. Remove the oil pipe-to-turbocharger bolt and remove the oil pipe from the turbocharger.
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  15. Remove the turbocharger bracket and disconnect the oil outlet hose from the pipe.
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  17. Remove the turbocharger.
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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal, please note the following torque specs:
    1. Turbocharger-to-intake duct: 2 ft. lbs. (2 Nm).
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    3. Oil pipe-to-turbocharger: 11 ft. lbs. (16 Nm).
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    5. Joint pipe-to-turbocharger using a new gasket: 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm).
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    7. Turbocharger bracket: 24 ft. lbs. (33 Nm).
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Fig. Turbocharger and related components

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Raise and support the vehicle safely.
  4.  
  5. Remove the collector cover, if equipped.
  6.  
  7. Remove the center exhaust pipe.
  8.  
  9. Lower the vehicle.
  10.  
  11. Separate the turbocharger joint pipe from the turbocharger.
  12.  
  13. Disconnect the engine coolant hose from the coolant filler tank.
  14.  
  15. Loosen the clamp that attaches the turbocharger to the intake duct.
  16.  
  17. Remove the oil pipe-to-turbocharger bolt and remove the oil pipe from the turbocharger.
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  19. Remove the turbocharger bracket and disconnect the oil outlet hose from the pipe.
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  21. Remove the turbocharger.
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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal, please note the following torque specs:
    1. Turbocharger-to-intake duct: 2 ft. lbs. (3 Nm).
    2.  
    3. Oil pipe-to-turbocharger: 11 ft. lbs. (16 Nm).
    4.  
    5. Joint pipe-to-turbocharger using a new gasket: 25 ft. lbs. (35 Nm).
    6.  
    7. Turbocharger bracket: 24 ft. lbs. (33 Nm).
    8.  

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