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Rear Drive Botched Repair 1995 Subaru Legacy


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#1 Bbob

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Posted 18 June 2013 - 03:47 PM

'95 Subaru Legacy

Doing this myself.....Need Help

Good fuse

Click test (good?) duty C solenoid

Passable AWD clutch pack installed (Pick a Part)

Had "KG" Marked TCU

Tried 1996 "PC" TCU.....still no RWD

Any suggestions?



#2 Fairtax4me

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Posted 18 June 2013 - 04:29 PM

Good fuse? Which fuse?
If you mean the black FWD fuse holder on the strut tower, that should be empty. Fuse installed there disables the AWD.

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Posted 18 June 2013 - 06:28 PM

what he said .

 

or

do you have a CEL on the dash?

does your speedo work?

 

if your front speed sensor fails, you will not have power to the rear.

 

or

 

if you have a busted rear axle, very very rare, you will have no power to the rear wheels.


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Posted 18 June 2013 - 09:58 PM

Or Axle popped out of the rear diff.  If they are out by a 1/2" the diff will just spin but no power.



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Posted 19 June 2013 - 08:16 AM

No, I checked the main fuse under dash.

Axles will pop out?

Let me see.

Where exactly is the "front speed sensor"?

By "busted rear axle" did you mean the main carrier or an axle shaft?



#6 ivans imports

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 10:40 AM

When you turn both back wheels drive shaft should turn did you check the awd output housing for groves were the slip rings go ? and did you air check the awd in its housing ? can be tested on the bench



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Posted 19 June 2013 - 11:10 AM

I'll check the back wheels turning.

Every AWD clutch pack I've ever seen had grooves cut into it.

I thought since it worked the day before that pressure and vibration pushed them over anyway.

When I had the tail cone off I didn't see any chamber that would hold air.



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Posted 19 June 2013 - 03:27 PM

What is a CEL please?



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Posted 19 June 2013 - 03:39 PM

What is a CEL please?

Check Engine Light



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Posted 19 June 2013 - 05:24 PM

Never lit the CEL

No code for transmission

Turned both back wheels at once - drive shaft did turn

Turned left and right independently with other wheel stopped - drive shaft did turn



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Posted 19 June 2013 - 05:39 PM

No code on the "front wheel speed sensor" either

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 06:58 PM

find a nice safe piece of wet grass, shift into 1 and punch it.

maybe an up hill piece of wet grass.

 

or

time to open it up.



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Posted 19 June 2013 - 07:31 PM

Left front wheel speed sensor shows continuity.

Front wheels pulling all & chirping was the first indicator we had to the problem.
Please, what would wet grass tell me?

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 09:07 AM

when the tailshaft assembly is on bench install clutch pack into its bore then can air check thru the feed port and see if drum piston moves and locks up pack i take the rear trans output shaft and drop it into pack then i can turn clutches and see if is locking






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