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Subaru FORRESTER HOW TO CHANGE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID

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HOW TO CHANGE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID IN 2005 SUBARU FORRESTER
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  1. Lift-up the vehicle.
  2. Drain the ATF completely.
CAUTION: Directly after the engine has been running, the ATF is hot. Be careful not to burn yourself.

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  1. Replace with a new gasket, and then tighten the drain plug (ATF). Tightening torque: 25 Nm (2.5 kgf-m, 18.1 ft. lbs.)
  2. Lower the vehicle.
  3. Pour ATF from the ATF charge pipe. Recommended fluid: Dexron III type automatic transmission fluid

Capacity: Fill the same amount of ATF drained from drain plug hole.
Capacity when transmission is overhauled: 9.3 - 9.6 liters (9.8 - 10.1 US quarts, 8.2 - 8.4 Imp quarts)

  1. Check the level and leaks of ATF.
  2. Bleed the air of control valve.
  3. Check the level and leaks of ATF.
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