Subaru Crosstrek manuals

Subaru Crosstrek Service Manual: Removal

DRIVE SHAFT SYSTEM > Rear Drive Shaft

REMOVAL

1. Disconnect the ground cable from battery. NOTE">

2. Lift up the vehicle, and then remove the rear wheels.

3. Remove the axle nut.

CAUTION:

Do not loosen the axle nut while the rear axle is loaded. Doing so may damage the hub unit bearing.

(1) Lift the crimped section of axle nut.

(2) Remove the axle nut using a socket wrench while depressing the brake pedal.

4. Remove the sensor assembly - headlight beam leveler. (Model with auto headlight beam leveler)

CAUTION:

Do not apply impact to the sensor assembly - headlight beam leveler or forcibly move the arm. Doing so may cause sensor damage and malfunction.

(1) Disconnect the connector of the sensor assembly - headlight beam leveler.

(2) Remove the nuts, and remove the sensor assembly - headlight beam leveler.

5. Drain differential gear oil.

6. Remove the propeller shaft. Propeller Shaft > REMOVAL">

7. Loosen the joint of rear differential assembly and rear drive shaft assembly.

T type: Pull out the rear drive shaft assembly by fitting the ST to the bolt (a) as shown in the figure.

CAUTION:

Fit the ST to the bolts as shown in the figure to prevent damage of the side bearing retainer.

Preparation tool:

ST: DRIVE SHAFT REMOVER (28099PA100)

VA1 type: Pull out the rear drive shaft assembly by fitting the tire lever (b) to the bolt (a) as shown in the figure.

CAUTION:

To prevent damage to the side bearing retainer, use by placing the tire lever against the bolt as shown in the figure.

Preparation tool:

Tire lever

8. Remove the installation section of rear differential assembly.

(1) Support the rear differential assembly with a transmission jack.

(2) Remove the bolts which hold the rear differential front crossmember from the rear sub frame assembly.

(3) Remove the self-locking nuts which hold the rear differential to the rear sub frame assembly.

9. Completely pull out the rear drive shaft assembly while lowering the rear differential.

CAUTION:

Pay attention to avoid damaging the boot of drive shaft.

10. Remove the rear drive shaft assembly from the rear axle housing.

NOTE:

If it is hard to remove, use the ST.

Preparation tool:

ST1: AXLE SHAFT PULLER (926470000)

ST2: AXLE SHAFT PULLER PLATE (28099PA110)

Assembly
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Other materials:

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