Legacy Outback Ltd Sedan F4-2.5L SOHC (2000)
Shift Solenoid: Service and Repair
1. Clean transmission exterior.
2. Drain ATF completely.
NOTE: Tighten ATF drain plug after draining ATF.
Tightening torque: 25 ± 2 Nm (2.5 ± 0.2 kg-m, 18.1 ± 1.4 ft. lbs.)
3. Remove oil pan.
NOTE: Drain oil into a container.
4. Disconnect solenoid and sensor connectors. Remove connectors from clip and disconnect connectors at 8 places.
5. Remove control valve body.
CAUTION: When removing control valve body, be careful not to interfere with transfer duty solenoid C wiring.
NOTE: Be careful because oil flows from valve body.