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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported Subaru Forester cars and light trucks from 1990+

Subaru -> Electric Cooling Fans -> Precautions -> Air Bag System Disarming & Arming -> Battery Ground Cable
Vehicle: 2003 Subaru Forester XS 2.5 H4 GAS

Air Bag System Disarming & Arming

Refer to and for air bag system disarming and arming proced...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported Subaru Forester cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Power Brake Units -> Diagnosis & Testing
Vehicle: 1999 Subaru Forester 2.5 H4 GAS

Perform this procedure with the parking brakes applied.

  • Start engine, then stop after one or two minutes of running time.
  • Depress brake pedal several times with normal force.
  • If pedal travel decreases the more times the brake pedal is depressed, the ...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

Fuel filter replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Subaru Forester cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. for 1980+.

Subaru -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1994-04 Except 2004 Impreza WRX STi -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 2004 Subaru Forester XT 2.5 H4 GAS

Normal Service

Replace ...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported Subaru Forester cars and light trucks from 1990+.

DRIVESHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Subaru Forester X 2.5 H4 GAS

Wrap metal parts with a cloth or rubber material. Rubber boot may be damaged due to interference with adjacent metal parts during removal.

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Place vehicle in neutral.
  • Release parking brake.
  • Raise and support vehicle and support it with safety stands in proper locations.
  • Remove center exhaust pipes bolts and nuts.
  • Remove rear exhaust pipe and muffler.
  • Remove heat shield cover.
  • Remove differential mount front cover bolts, then remove mount.
  • Place reference mark on front driveline and rear differential flange. Paint is recommended for match marks. Never da...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

Description, component locations, reset procedures, relearn procedures, diagnosis and testing, wiring diagrams, component replacement, and identification of vehicles equipped and not equipped with tire pressure monitoring system for most domestic and imported Subaru Forester cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from mid 1990's+.

Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Identification
Vehicle: 2008 Subaru Forester X L.l. Bean Edition 2.5 H4 GAS

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

Use Subaru diagnostic monitor, or other suitable diagnostic monitor, to access diagnosis trouble codes. Follow diagnostic monitor manufacturer's instructions.

Diagnostic Trouble Code Identificatio...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported Subaru Forester cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 Subaru Forester S 2.5 H4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Disconnect solenoid wiring at starter.
  • Remo...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

Cabin air filter locations and replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Subaru Forester cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. as equipped to the current model year.

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Subaru -> 2008 Forester
Vehicle: 2008 Subaru Forester XT Limited 2.5 H4 GAS

The cabin air filter should be replaced every 12 months or 7,500 miles.

  • Disconnect the battery ground cable.
  • Remove the glove compartment.
  • Disengage the cabin air filter access cover tabs, Fig. , then remove the cover.
  • ...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

Maintenance lamp reset procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Subaru Forester cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Subaru -> Rear Differential Oil Temperature Indicator Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2006 Subaru Forester X L.l. Bean Edition 2.5 H4 GAS

The Rear Differential Oil temperature lamp will turn on when ignition switch is placed in On position and should turn off after a few seconds. If lamp illuminates while driving, the vehicle should be pulled off the r...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported Subaru Forester cars and light trucks from 1990+

Heater Hose, Replace -> Bypass -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 2010 Subaru Forester XT Premium 2.5 H4 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at water outlet using hose clamp pliers.
  • Remove heater inlet hose from water outlet.
  • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at heater core using hose clamp pliers.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to install.

Outlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater hose outlet clamp at water inlet using hose clamp pliers.
  • Disco...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine belt replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Subaru Forester cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 Subaru Forester X 2.5 H4 GAS

  • Remove drive belt cover. Wipe off any oil or water on belt and pulley.
  • Loosen lockbolt on slider bolt.
  • Loosen slider bolt.
  • ...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most Subaru Forester cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Engine Compartment Sensor Locations Diagram for 2000 Subaru Forester  2.5 H4 GASEngine Compartment Sensor Locations Diagram for 2000 Subaru Forester 2.5 H4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Pressure Sensor
  • Throttle Position Sensor
  • Mass Air Flow Sensor
  • Knock Sensor
  • Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor
  • Underhood Component Locations Diagram for 2005 Subaru Forester X 2.5 H4 GASUnderhood Component Locations Diagram for 2005 Subaru Forester X 2.5 H4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Pressure Sensor
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most Subaru Forester cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1998 Subaru Forester L 2.5 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Subaru Forester L 2.5 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Rear Defogger Switch
  • 2008 Subaru Forester XT Limited 2.5 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Subaru Forester XT Limited 2.5 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Clutch Switch
  • Brake Switch
  • Stop Light Switch
  • Engine Control Module
  • Cruise Control Switch
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most Subaru Forester cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: PZEV Idle Fluctuation after Cold Start
    Vehicle: 2009 Subaru Forester X Limited 2.5 H4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Fuel Sys, Driveability, Filters (Air & Fuel)
  • Document: DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES FOR P0851/P0852
    Vehicle: 2008 Subaru Forester X L.l. Bean Edition 2.5 H4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Automatic Trans, Coolers, Torque Converter
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR Subaru Forester AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most Subaru Forester cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most Subaru Forester cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most Subaru Forester cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most Subaru Forester cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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