Subaru ff-1/1300/1400/1600/1800/Brat 1970-1984 Repair Guide

Rear Differential Carrier

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION





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Fig. Fig. 1 Exploded view of the rear differential mounting and components



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Fig. Fig. 2 Exploded view of the differential carrier

  1. Drain the differential oil as outlined in .
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  3. Raise the rear wheels and support the car with jackstands.
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  5. Remove the exhaust pipe and muffler as outlined in .
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  7. Remove the driveshaft and axle shafts.
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  9. Support the differential carrier with a jack.
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  11. Remove the two nuts securing the differential to the rear mounting bracket.
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  13. Remove the two bolts securing the differential to the front mounting bracket.
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  15. Lower the jack and remove the differential.
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  17. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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  19. Observe the following torque specifications:

    Rear mounting nuts: 48 ft. lbs. (65 Nm)
     
    Front mounting bolts: 60 ft. lbs. (81 Nm)
     

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