Subaru Forester 1998-05

Starter

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery
     
    Air intake duct and assembly
     
    Wires
     
    Starter
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Starter. Torque the mounting bolts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
     
    Wires
     
    Air intake duct and assembly
     
    Negative battery
     

  2.  


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    Fig. View of the starter mounting


  1. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery
     
    Air intake duct and assembly
     
    Wires
     
    Starter
     

  2.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Starter. Torque the mounting bolts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
     
    Wires
     
    Air intake duct and assembly
     
    Negative battery

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. View of the starter mounting

     

  2.  

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the air intake chamber, if equipped with a non-turbocharged engine.
  4.  
  5. Remove the intercooler, if equipped with a turbocharged engine.
  6.  
  7. Remove the air intake chamber stay, if equipped with a non turbocharged engine.
  8.  
  9. Disconnect the electrical connectors from the starter.
  10.  
  11. Remove the starter retaining bolts. Remove the starter from the vehicle.
  12.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
  2.  
  3. Torque the starter retaining bolts to 37 ft. lbs.
  4.  

 
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