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3L 6-CYL - VIN [3] Article Text
1992 Subaru SVX For 1
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ARTICLE BEGINNING 1992 SUBARU ENGINES 3.3L 6-Cylinder SVX * PLEASE READ THIS FIRST * NOTE: For engine repair procedures not covered in this article, see ENGINE OVERHAUL PROCEDURES - GENERAL INFORMATION article in the GENERAL INFORMATION section. ENGINE IDENTIFICATION Engine can be identified by sixth character of Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). The VIN is stamped on a metal plate, located on front right side of engine compartment. Engine serial number is stamped on a machined pad on right rear of cylinder block. ENGINE IDENTIFICATION CODES TABLE Application VIN Code

SVX 3.3L 6-Cylinder AWD .............................. 3

ADJUSTMENTS VALVE CLEARANCE ADJUSTMENT Adjustment is not required. Hydraulic lifter preload is automatically adjusted. REMOVAL & INSTALLATION NOTE: For reassembly reference, label all electrical connectors, vacuum hoses and fuel lines before removal. Also place mating marks on engine hood and other major assemblies before removal. FUEL PRESSURE RELEASE Disconnect fuel pump wiring connector. Start engine, and operate it until it stalls. Crank engine for about 5 seconds. With ignition off, reconnect fuel pump wiring connector. ENGINE

Removal & Installation 1) Put vehicle on hoist. Open hood fully. Release fuel pressure. See FUEL PRESSURE RELEASE. Disconnect negative battery cable. Remove undercover, and drain cooling system. Remove coolant hoses and radiator. 2) Drain A/C system using approved refrigerant recovery/recycling equipment. Remove air intake system. Disconnect accelerator and cruise control cables. Mark and disconnect vacuum hoses and electrical connectors. 3) Remove charcoal canister and bracket. Disconnect exhaust pipe at cylinder head and rear exhaust pipe, and remove exhaust pipe. Disconnect power steering and A/T cooler lines. Remove nuts connecting lower side of engine to transmission. Remove engine mount-to-frame nuts. 4) Remove torque converter bolts. Remove pitching stopper. Disconnect fuel lines. Attach engine to engine hoist. Support transmission. Remove upper engine-to-transmission bolts. Remove engine. To install, reverse removal procedure. INTAKE MANIFOLD Removal & Installation 1) Release fuel pressure. See FUEL PRESSURE RELEASE. Disconnect negative battery cable. Remove collector cover. Drain cooling system. Disconnect throttle and cruise control cable from throttle lever. 2) Remove air intake boots. Disconnect electrical connectors and hoses. Remove EGR pipe and cover. Disconnect fuel hoses from fuel pipes. Remove drive belt cover. Remove alternator/power steering drive belts. Remove A/C drive belt. 3) Remove alternator. Remove A/C idler pulley. Remove A/C compressor and bracket forward as a unit. Mark intake manifold components for installation reference. Remove collector and intake manifold. See Fig. 1. 4) To install, reverse removal procedure. Replace all "O" rings. Tighten bolts to specification. See TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS table at end of article.

3.3L 6-CYL - VIN [3] Article Text (p. 2)1992 Subaru SVXFor 1

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See TIMING BELT. See . Remove intake manifold and collector. CYLINDER HEAD Copyright © 1998 Mitchell Repair Information Company. Disconnect front exhaust pipes. Disconnect EGR pipe from right exhaust manifold.Fig. LLC Removal 1) Remove timing belts.VIN [3]Of Intake Text (p. EXHAUST MANIFOLD Removal & Installation Disconnect oxygen sensor connector. Remove front undercover. reverse removal procedure. See CAMSHAFTS. Remove exhaust manifold covers.3L 6-CYL . 1: Exploded View Article Manifold 3)1992 Subaru 3. Remove camshafts and components. Inc. To install. Remove exhaust manifold. & Components SVXFor 1 Courtesy of Subaru of America.

VIN [3] Article Text (p. Remove heater pipe. 2: Cylinder Head Bolt Removal Sequence (Removal) Courtesy of Subaru of America. Inc. Inspection Check cylinder head warpage and height. Fig. CAUTION: Loosen cylinder head bolts in 2 steps using proper sequence to prevent cylinder head warpage or cracking. 1. Fig. 2 and 3.3L 6-CYL . To prevent head from falling. See Figs. Inc. 5 and 8. Break cylinder head loose and remove bolts No. 5 and 8 engaged by 3-4 threads. leave bolts No. See Fig. 2) Remove oil level gauge guide. Note bolt length and location. 3: Cylinder Head Bolt Tightening Sequence (Installation) Courtesy of Subaru of America.INTAKE MANIFOLD. Remove cylinder head. 4) . Remove cylinder head bolts in proper sequence. Resurface head if 3.

See Figs. See Figs. 5)1992 Subaru SV . 3) Remove A/C idler pulley. CAUTION: Ensure washers are installed on bolts with chamfered edge against bolt and proper length bolts are installed in correct locations. Remove alternator/power steering drive belts and A/C drive belt. use Crankshaft Pulley Wrench (49997-7000). Coat head bolt threads with oil. put alignment marks and/or arrows on timing belt in relation to sprockets.3L 6-CYL .warpage exceeds specification. Remove drive belt cover. Install head gasket. Remove power steering pump and bracket. FRONT CRANKSHAFT OIL SEAL See OIL PUMP under ENGINE OILING. See CYLINDER HEAD table under ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS at end of article. 3. remark timing belt before removing. Using White paint. Remove upper radiator brackets. Remove timing belt idlers. Replace cylinder head if it is not within specification after resurfacing. To hold crankshaft. 4) Turn crankshaft to align marks on crankshaft sprocket and camshaft sprockets with marks on cylinder block and timing belt cover. 4-7. 2) Remove radiator fan and sub-fan assemblies. Loosen tensioner adjuster bolts. Remove alternator and drive belt cover bracket. Tighten bolts to specification. 2 and 3. reverse removal procedure. Disconnect power steering cooler hoses from body. TIMING BELT Removal 1) Disconnect negative battery cable. See TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS table at end of article. Remove timing belt. 2) Ensure proper length bolts are installed in correct locations. Installation 1) Ensure mating surfaces are clean and dry. 7. Disconnect cooling fan connectors. See Fig. Ensure washers are installed on head bolts with chamfered edge against bolt.VIN [3] Article Text (p. If rotation indicating marks on timing belt have rubbed off. Remove crankshaft pulley and front timing belt covers. Remove charcoal canister and bracket. Remove undercover. To install remaining components. Tighten bolts to specification using proper sequence and steps.

Fig. Inc Fig. Inc .3L 6-CYL . Inc 3. 4: Timing Belt Alignment Marks Id (Right Crankshaft Sprocket) Courtesy of Subaru of America. LLC Fig. 6: Timing Belt Alignment Marks Id (Left Crankshaft Sprocket) Courtesy of Subaru of America. 5: Timing Belt Alignment Marks Id (Crankshaft Sprocket) Courtesy of Subaru of America.VIN [3] Article Text (p. 6)1992 Subaru SVXFor 1 Copyright © 1998 Mitchell Repair Information Company.

Inspection 1) Inspect timing belt for wear on rounded edges of drive teeth. Inc. Inspect belt for signs of oil contamination. 3) Replace tension adjuster if rod moves.VIN [3] Replace tension 7)1992 if distance is not correct. Measure tension adjuster rods extension beyond adjuster body.40 mm). 8: View Of Timing Belt Components Courtesy of Subaru of America. Inc Fig.Article Text (p. Distance should be . . 7: Timing Belt Alignment Marks Id (Crankshaft Sprocket) Courtesy of Subaru of America. LLC . 2) Inspect tension adjuster for leaking oil seals and worn rod ends.3L (15. Inspect idler pulleys and tensioners for smooth rotation. (15-50 kg) of force applied. Replace belt if it is damaged or contaminated. adjuster Subaru SVXFor 1 Copyright © 1998 Mitchell Repair Information Company.40-16. Slight traces of oil at rod oil seal do not indicate problem.6063.Fig.646" 6-CYL . Ensure tension adjuster rod does not move with less than 33110 lbs.

Tighten all nuts and bolts to specifications. Install idler pulleys.VIN [3] Article Text (p.Replace components if noise or excessive play is noted. 4-7. CAUTION: Readjust new alternator belt after 5 minutes of operation. Ensure belt rotating direction is correct. 2) While aligning marks on timing belt with marks on sprockets. Fig. Loosen tension adjuster attaching bolts and move adjuster fully left. remove stopper pin from tension adjuster. See Figs. See TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS table at end of article. position timing belt properly. Fig. 10: Setting Tension Adjuster Courtesy of Subaru of America. reverse removal procedure.3L 6-CYL . 8)1992 Subaru SVX . use a press to push adjuster rod down far enough to install a stopper pin. Turn sprockets to align timing marks with marks on rear timing belt covers and oil pump. 9 and 10. Installation 1) If tension adjuster was removed or replaced. See Figs. Once all timing marks are aligned. Install front timing belt covers. 9: Setting Tension Adjuster Courtesy of Subaru of America. 3) Tighten adjuster bolts. Inc. To complete installation. 3. Inc.

Remove camshaft sprockets and related parts. Install a bolt through sub-gear to secure subgear to driven gear of intake camshaft. 12.CAMSHAFTS Removal (Left Camshafts) 1) Remove timing belt. Remove valve covers. Remove camshaft oil seal and plug. See Fig. Disconnect cam angle sensor connector. LLC . 11. 9)1992 Subaru SVXFor 1 Copyright © 1998 Mitchell Repair Information Company. Fig. 3) To avoid damage to cylinder head thrust bearing portion. 11: Removing Left Camshafts (1 Of 2) Courtesy of Subaru of America.VIN [3] Article Text (p. NOTE: Camshaft thrust clearance is small. See Fig. 2) Remove cam angle sensor and ignition coils. 3.3L 6-CYL . Disconnect necessary hoses. 4) Ensure marks on rear side of both camshaft gears are aligned. See Fig. Inc. 13. See TIMING BELT. rotate both left camshafts so notch on front of each camshaft points downward. Remove front camshaft cap. Camshaft must be removed by holding it parallel to cylinder head. cylinder head thrust bearing portion may be damaged by camshaft. Disconnect ignition coil connectors. If camshaft is not parallel to cylinder head.

10)1992 Subaru SVXFor 1 5) Loosen 6 bolts on 3 intake camshaft caps. Fig. Inc. LLC . Ensure Copyright © 1998 Mitchell Repair Information Company.3L 6-CYL .Fig. See Fig. Inc. 12: Removing Left Camshafts (2 Of 2) Courtesy of Subaru of America. 3. in proper sequence. 13: Installing Bolt In Intake Camshaft Gear Courtesy of Subaru of America. loosen bolts equally. 14.VIN [3] Article Text (p. a little at a time.

2) On right camshafts. NOTE: For specifications. 3. rotate exhaust camshaft clockwise. Disassembly (Intake Camshaft) Place camshaft in a vise. 7) If camshaft is difficult to remove. tighten bolts by reversing numerical sequence. Removal (Right Camshafts) 1) Procedure for removing right camshafts is same as removing left camshafts. Turn sub-gear clockwise using Camshaft Gear Wrench (499207200). Remove snap ring. For camshaft cap loosening sequence. Remove all parts. Inc.that as bolts are loosened. 14. rotate camshafts so notches on front end of camshafts point upward. 14: Removing Camshaft Cap Bolts In Sequence Courtesy of Subaru of America. Loosen bolts in sequence again. Remove camshaft.3L 6-CYL . see CAMSHAFT table under ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS at end of article. Remove camshaft cap while holding intake camshaft using one hand. Inspection 1) Visually inspect camshaft for scratches. Ensure marks on rear of both camshaft gears are aligned. See Fig. being careful to protect lobes and journals. 6) If clearance does not increase evenly in 3 places. flaking and wear. Remove sub-gear bolt. clearance between camshaft journal and cylinder head journal bearing increases evenly at 3 places. 12. refer to illustration. 14. See Fig. Remove lash adjusters and install them in original positions. Repeat operation for exhaust camshaft. Arrange camshaft caps in order.VIN [3] Article Text (p. 11)1992 Subaru S . Loosening sequence is same as for intake camshaft. Fig. See Fig. except when aligning camshaft gear marks.

wave washer and snap ring. 5) DO NOT install intake camshaft sub-gear. DO NOT clamp lobes or journals in vise. replace caps and cylinder head. 2) Turn sub-gear clockwise and align holes in camshaft driven gear and sub-gear using Camshaft Gear Wrench (49920-7200). If backlash exceeds specification. If clearance does not decrease evenly. hold it parallel to cylinder head or thrust bearing may be damaged. camshaft sub-gear.VIN [3] Article Text (p. Install intake and exhaust camshafts. Install sub-gear bolt. Measure distributor gear backlash. Tighten cap bolts equally. If end play exceeds specifications. Measure camshaft end play. flaking and wear. If camshaft caps are damaged. but DO NOT install lash adjusters. Measure distance between ends of camshaft gear spring. Reassembly 1) Install camshaft gear spring. Replace spring if distance exceeds 0. Apply engine oil to camshaft journals.88 mm). Replace camshaft if measurements exceed specifications. apply engine oil to lash adjusters and install lash adjusters.9795-1.3L 6-CYL . and hand-tighten cap bolts. 2) Measure journal diameter and lobe height. Measure camshaft runout at No. 12)1992 Subaru S . replace caps and cylinder head as a set. in numerical sequence.8828. Measure camshaft journal oil clearance using Plastigage. 4) If oil clearance exceeds specifications. 15. NOTE: Camshaft thrust clearance is small. a little at a time. If necessary. If necessary.1370" (24. Place exhaust camshaft on cylinder head with notch on front end facing downward. To set sub-gear tension. When installing camshaft. Tighten each bolt to specification. replace camshaft. Installation (Left Camshafts) 1) To install exhaust camshaft. NOTE: As cap bolts are tightened. 2 and 4 on "V" blocks. clearance between camshaft journal and cylinder head journal should decrease evenly at 3 places. 3) Install camshaft. Visually inspect camshaft caps for scratches. See TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS table at end of article. See Fig. 3. but DO NOT install lash adjusters. replace camshaft. 3 journal. loosen bolts and repeat tightening procedure. replace both camshafts as a set. place camshaft in a vise. 2) Install 3 camshaft caps.Place camshaft journals No. replace camshaft caps and cylinder head as a set.

See Fig. See TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS table. Apply grease to oil seal lip. 15. 15. Place intake camshaft on cylinder head with notch on front end pointing downward. Inc. 3. loosen bolts and repeat tightening procedure. however. 5) Tighten cap bolts to specification. apply silicone sealant to front camshaft cover mating surface. refer to illustration. 12. If clearance does not decrease evenly. Apply engine oil to camshaft journals. See Fig. clearance between camshaft journal and cylinder head journal should decrease evenly at 3 places. apply engine oil to lash adjusters and install lash adjusters. Tighten cap bolts equally. Install camshaft plug using Camshaft Plug Installer (49803-7100). 15: Tightening Camshaft Cap Bolts In Sequence Courtesy of Subaru of America. LLC . To install other components. reverse removal procedure. 4) Align timing marks located on backs of both camshaft gears. Install 3 camshaft caps. Numerical tightening sequence is same for both camshafts. Remove sub-gear bolt from intake camshaft.Fig. in numerical sequence. 6) Install front camshaft cover. a little at a time. 3) To install intake camshaft. a few differences exist. See Fig. To install front camshaft cap. Install valve covers. 13)1992 Subaru SVXFor 1 NOTE: As cap bolts are tightened. Installation (Right Camshafts) 1) Installation of right camshafts is similar to left camshafts. and hand-tighten bolts.VIN [3] Article Text (p. For camshaft cap tightening sequence.3L 6-CYL . Copyright © 1998 Mitchell Repair Information Company. and install oil seal using Camshaft Oil Seal Guide (49959-7000) and Camshaft Oil Seal Installer (49958-7300).

Remove engine undercover. Valve Springs Measure free length of valve springs. Remove cam angle sensor. reverse removal procedures. Arrange lash adjusters so they can be installed in their original positions. See TIMING BELT. by standing spring on a Copyright © 1998 Mitchell Repair Information Company. Remove camshafts. Disconnect oil level gauge guide from oil pan. reverse removal procedure. OIL PAN Removal & Installation Disconnect negative battery cable. tighten cap bolts to specification. To install. Remove left exhaust manifold cover. REAR CRANKSHAFT OIL SEAL Information is not available from manufacturer.3L 6-CYL . Remove left rear timing belt cover. Remove drive belts. See CAMSHAFTS. See ENGINE. front exhaust pipe and exhaust manifold. LLC . Remove bolts connecting oil level gauge to cylinder head. Disconnect hoses from water pump. Disconnect oxygen sensor connector. Remove tensioner adjuster. To complete installation. Remove steering gear clamps. Grind cylinder head if warpage exceeds specification. Measure cylinder head warpage. Remove water pump. To install. Check spring tension at 3. WATER PUMP Removal & Installation 1) Disconnect negative battery cable. Hold camshaft pulley using Camshaft Sprocket Wrench (49920-7100). See Fig. Drain engine oil. 3) Remove left camshaft pulley. See TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS table at end of article. LASH ADJUSTERS Removal & Installation Remove engine. Remove sub-cooling fan.VIN [3] spring squareness14)1992 Subaru SVXFor 1 specified height. Remove timing belt.2) Notches on front end of camshaft should face upward. Remove lash adjusters. Check Article Text (p. and remove oil pan. Disconnect cooling fan electrical connector. reverse removal procedure. Disconnect radiator outlet hose. reverse removal procedures. 2) Remove radiator bracket. Align timing marks located on rear of camshaft gears. After properly installing camshafts. 12. OVERHAUL CYLINDER HEAD Cylinder Head Check for cracks and damage. To install. Drain coolant completely. Remove tensioner bracket.

See VALVE LASH ADJUSTERS table under ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS at end of 3. Replace valves if they are not within specification. Using these measurements. 15)1992 Subaru .VIN [3] Article Text (p. 2) Measure inside diameter of lash adjuster bore in cylinder head. 4) Top of valve guide should be flush with valve guide adjuster. Coat face of valve with talcum powder and lightly rotate valve against valve seat to check for proper valve seating. Recheck valve margin after grinding valves. Using Valve Stem Oil Seal Installer (49885-7100). For valve guide installed height specification. determine lash adjuster oil clearance. Coat seals with oil. see CYLINDER HEAD table. Valve guide adjuster ensures correct valve guide height. Replace cylinder head if oil clearance is not within specification. remove oil seals from cylinder head. Inspect lash adjusters for wear and scratches. see CYLINDER HEAD table under ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS at end of article. Replace springs if they are not within specification. If clearance is not to specification. Valve Guides 1) Measure outside diameter of valve stem and inside diameter of valve guide.3L 6-CYL . replace guide. Measure lash adjuster outside diameter. Rubber part of intake valve seal is black. Position cylinder head with combustion chamber facing downward. See VALVES & VALVES SPRINGS table under ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS at end of article. 3) Place Valve Guide Adjuster (49976-7600) over valve guide bore of cylinder head. See VALVES & VALVE SPRINGS table under ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS at end of article. VALVE TRAIN Lash Adjusters 1) To remove lash adjusters. rubber part of exhaust valve seal is brown. See VALVES & VALVE SPRINGS and CYLINDER HEAD tables under ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS at end of article. For specifications. 5) Use Valve Guide Reamer (49976-7400) to ream valve guide to obtain proper valve stem clearance. Valves Measure valve stem diameter. install valve stem oil seal.surface plate and measuring deflection at top using a square. Correct seat angles during overhaul or when valve guides are replaced. see LASH ADJUSTERS under REMOVAL & INSTALLATION. Valve Seat Inspect valve seats. Press guide into valve guide bore using valve guide remover/installer . Coat new valve guide with oil. valve margin and overall length. 2) To replace valve guide. Valve Stem Oil Seals With valves removed. drive valve guide out from combustion chamber side of cylinder head using Valve Guide Remover/Installer (49976-7200). Replace adjusters as necessary.

1 and 2. NOTE: When separating block halves. ensure connecting rod does not fall onto cylinder wall. Using Piston Pin Circlip Pliers (49989-7200). See Fig. Rotate crankshaft to move pistons No. 3) Remove bolts connecting cylinder block on cylinders No. 4) Remove rear oil seal. Remove crankshaft and connecting rod 3.3L 6-CYL . Disassembly 1) Remove service hole covers and plugs. 1 and 2 to BDC. 5 and 6 to BDC. 16. Inc. 3 and 4 to BDC. 3 and 4. Remove piston pin circlip and piston pins through service hole of cylinders. Rotate crankshaft to move pistons No. 16: Removing Piston Pin Circlip Courtesy of Subaru of America. Separate block halves.article. 1 and 2 through service hole of cylinders No. CYLINDER BLOCK ASSEMBLY NOTE: Be sure to install pistons and piston pins in original positions. Loosen cylinder block bolts on opposite side 2-3 turns. Remove piston pin circlip and piston pins through service hole of cylinders No. Remove all cylinder block bolts. 3and 5 side. 1. Fig. 5 and 6. remove piston pin circlip and piston pins from pistons No. 1 . 2) Rotate crankshaft to move pistons No.VIN [3] Article Text (p.

Remove piston rings.3L 6-CYL . Replace connecting rods as necessary. Piston Rings & Piston Pin 1) Check for wear. See Fig. Install bearing on connecting rod. 17)1992 Suba . MAIN & CONNECTING ROD BEARINGS table under ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS at end of article. Replace or recondition crankshaft as necessary.0 mm) into cylinder bore. 2) Measure cylinder bore in thrust area and piston pin area. Crankshaft Check for cracks. main journal oil clearance and crankpin wear. If clearances are not correct. Piston.assembly. Remove connecting rods and bearings. and place rod on crankshaft. Connecting Rod 1) Replace connecting rod if thrust surface is damaged. Measure piston-tocylinder clearance. Cylinder Block 1) Check for cracks and damage. 2) Check side clearance. Check oil clearance.18" (30. Cylinder bore size is stamped on front upper surface of block. Measure crankshaft bend. Keep pistons in order. 17. Measure ring end gap. end play. damage and cracks. 2) Replace pin if it is excessively worn or will not fit properly. Keep parts in order. grind surface to specification. 3. Remove pistons from block. See CRANKSHAFT.VIN [3] Article Text (p. Ensure piston pin can be inserted into piston with thumb pressure at 68 F (20 C). See CYLINDER BLOCK table under ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS at end of article. Place top ring and oil ring 1. Measure clearance between piston ring and ring groove. bushing at rod small end and piston pin clearance. If warpage exceeds specification. PINS & RINGS table under ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS at end of article. See appropriate tables under ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS at end of article. Measure block-to-head surface for warpage. Measure cylinder taper. See PISTONS. replace piston or bore cylinder and use oversized piston. journal. Remove main bearings and keep them separated. Check for bend and twist using a connecting rod aligner.

4) If cylinder bore exceeds specification after boring and honing. bore all cylinders. replace block. cylinder diameter may be different due to temperature rise and expansion. Inc. PINS & RINGS table under ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS. Reassembly 1) Install connecting rod bearings on connecting rods and Copyright © 1998 Mitchell Repair Information Company. 18)1992 Subaru SVXFor 1 3) If cylinder bore is excessively worn.Fig. See PISTONS. NOTE: Immediately after boring. 3. If any cylinder needs boring. bore cylinder to fit oversize piston. "B" and "C". See CYLINDER BLOCK table. which are designated by letters "A". Oversized pistons come in 3 sizes.VIN [3] Article Text (p. LLC .3L 6-CYL . 17: Checking Cylinder Bore Size Courtesy of Subaru of America.

18: Tightening Cyl. Tighten connecting bolts 3. Inc. 3) Position crankshaft into cylinders No. Tighten connecting bolts on cylinders No. 1. Install necessary "O" rings. 3 & 5 Side) Courtesy of Subaru of America.9 N. Block Conn. Fig. 2. 18 and 19. 1. in numerical sequence.3L 6-CYL . Inc. Bolts (Cyl. 4 and 6 side of block to 11 ft. Install connecting rods onto crankshaft. 3 and 5 side of cylinder block. Apply oil to face of bearings. Bolts (Cyl. 19)1992 Subaru SVX . No. 2. No. Block Conn. 4) Tighten small bolt in crankcase. Fig. See TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS table at end of article. Put sealant on block mating surfaces. and tighten nuts to specification.caps. 2) Apply oil to connecting rod nuts. (14. 4 & 6 Side) Courtesy of Subaru of America. Put cylinder block halves together.VIN [3] Article Text (p. Marked side of connecting rod and arrow on rod cap should be facing toward front of crankshaft. lbs. Apply oil to crankshaft journal and face of main bearings. Install main bearings into block.m). 19: Tightening Cyl. See Figs.

3 and 4. 90 degrees and then 110 degrees. install oil ring spacer. start with pistons No. ENGINE OILING ENGINE LUBRICATION SYSTEM 3. repeat procedures as for other pistons. Install new piston pin circlips. 3 and 5 side of block to 11 ft. See Figs. in numerical sequence. Do same for opposite side. Coat pistons and cylinder walls with engine oil.m). Insert Piston Pin Guide (49901-7100) into service hole to align piston pin holes in piston with holes in connecting rods. (14. Fig. 3 and 4 in cylinders. 3 and 4. 5) Further tighten connecting bolts on cylinders No. 2. See Figs. Install new circlip using Piston Circlip Pliers (49989-7200). See TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS table. 10) Repeat procedure as described for pistons No. 20. Install service hole plug and gasket. 6) Use Oil Seal Installer (49958-7200) and Oil Seal Guide (49959-7100) to install rear oil seal. 9) Apply oil to piston pins. Inc. 7) Insure ring gaps are positioned correctly. To install piston rings. 1 and 2. and insert pins into piston and connecting rod.on cylinders No. in that order. upper rail and lower rail. 1. Install second and top rings using ring expander. 18 and 19. 4 and 6 side of block. To install pistons No. 18 and 19. 20: Installing Piston Rings Courtesy of Subaru of America. by hand. 8) Place pistons No. See Fig. To install pistons No.VIN [3] Article Text (p. 3 and 4 to BDC. turn crankshaft to move connecting rods to BDC. 20)1992 Subaru S .3L 6-CYL . To install pistons. lbs. in numerical sequence.9 N. Turn crankshaft to move connecting rods No. 5 and 6.

0047" (..070) Outer Rotor-To-Rotor Housing . See Fig..0008-. (6.... (1) ...120 mm) (2) . Crankcase Capacity Crankcase capacity is 6.Wear limit is . (mm) Inner Rotor-To-Pump Cover . See TIMING BELT under REMOVAL & INSTALLATION.. Remove front oil seal using oil seal remover.. 21)1992 Subaru SVXFor 1 6-CYL ..0 kg/cm ) at 5000 RPM..020-...Oil pressure is provided by a rotor-type pump.... Check pump case for worn shaft hole. Remove cooling fan assemblies..0079" (.. Measure clearance between inner rotor and pump cover. Drain engine oil. OIL PUMP Removal 1) Disconnect negative battery cable.100-....Wear limit is . Measure clearance between outer rotor and rotor housing. 2) Measure clearance between tip of rotors. OIL PUMP SPECIFICATIONS TABLE Application In. (2) .0039-. Copyright © 1998 Mitchell Repair Information Company. DO NOT remove power steering pump. LLC . Pressure relief valve is located in oil pump body.. Remove timing belt..175) Relief Valve Spring Length Free Length . 2) Remove A/C idler pulley...0016-. See OIL PUMP SPECIFICATIONS table.0 kg/cm ) at 600 RPM and 43 psi (3... 21. worn rotor chamber and cracks...0069 (.. Check relief valve spring length.902 (73.154 (54.. replace worn part. Oil Pressure With engine at normal operating temperature......200 mm).70) Rotor Tip Clearance ... Replace components as necessary..0055 (. Remove crank angle sensors and crankshaft pulley.. Reassembly & Installation 3.0028 (. Remove oil pump..3L Install front oil sealArticle Text (p.... Remove power steering pump bracket..... If clearance on each measurement is not correct.VIN [3] using Oil Seal Installer (49958-7100). (3) . pressure should be 14 psi (1.. Disassembly & Inspection 1) Disassemble pump.5L) with filter replacement. 3) Remove crankshaft sprocket..9 qts. timing belt idlers and belt tensioner.. Remove drive belts..Wear limit is . Remove power steering cooler. Remove engine undercover..040-.0071" (. 2... driven by timing belt....140) (1) ...180 mm)..70) Installed Length . 2.... (3) ...

.... (N.. To install. Lbs.... Tighten bolts to specification. TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS TABLE Application Ft....... reverse disassembly procedure............ See TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS table. 26-32 (35-43) Belt Tension Adjuster Bolt .... 22)1992 Subaru SVX .. 17-20 (23-27) Camshaft Sprocket Bolt . 108-123 (147-167) 3..Replace gaskets and "O" rings. reverse removal procedure.. 80-94 (108-127) Connecting Rod Nut ....... To reassemble............ Fig.. Inc......3L 6-CYL ..VIN [3] Article Text (p..................................... 21: Exploded View Of Oil Pump Assembly Courtesy of Subaru of America... 32-34 (43-46) Crankshaft Pulley Bolt (1) ...m) Belt Idler Bolt ...

.................... 230 @ 5400 Torque Ft.............. 202 Cu.......................Coat bolt threads with oil before installation........0-7. 22 (30) Step 2 .................................0 mm) Compression Ratio ..... 20 (27) Step 6 ....................................................... Loosen 180 Degrees Step 4 ............. 39-48 (4...0) Valve Cover Bolt .......................................0-5... 51-61 (6.............. 17-20 (23-27) Cylinder Head Bolt Step 1 ...................0) Oil Pan Bolt .. @ RPM ......... 51 (69) Step 3 ........... 35-44 (4....815" (96...... MAIN & CONNECTING ROD BEARINGS SPECIFICATIONS 3. PFI Horsepower @ RPM .. 35-44 (4.......0-14............. 3 and 4.................. 80-90 degrees in sequence......... 1.... 46-56 (62-76) Tensioner Bolt ..........m) Camshaft Cap Bolt ..Cylinder Block (8-mm Bolt) ........... 26-32 (35-43) INCH Lbs............ See Figs........................ (3.. 51-55 (69-75) Intake Manifold Bolt ................. 2 and 3...............0-7....4-5......................................... 80-90 degrees in sequence.......... 51-61 (6........................ In...........................Tighten bolts No........0-5........0) Oil Separator Cover Bolt ...90 mm) Stroke ......................................... 30-35 (40-48) Service Hole Plug ... 10:1 Fuel System ..... (3) ..0-5......VIN [3] Article Text (p...................... 23)1992 Subaru SVX .......3L) Bore ..... Loosen 180 Degrees Step 5 .. 5...... 2. 3. (3) 33 (44) Drive Plate Bolt ................ 6........ 2 and 3.....0) (1) ......4) Oil Level Gauge Guide Bolt ..0) Timing Belt Cover Bolt ...Tighten bolts No. (2) 33 (44) Step 7 ..95" (75............. 84-120 (10...... 7 and 8........0) Water Pump Pulley Bolt .... (2) ..... 224 @ 4400 CRANKSHAFT............ (N..........3L 6-CYL ............ 2.................................. See Figs............. ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS GENERAL ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS TABLE Application Specification Displacement . Lbs.... 35-44 (4..... 17-19 (23-26) Oil Relief Plug ...

.0466-2. ... ....0374 (51.. 2.....0002-..0098 (..........070) Oil Clearance Standard .......0098" (....978) Undersize (2) ......0028 (........036) Main Bearings Journal Diameter Standard ......... 2.........250) Oil Clearance Standard Journals No......3613 (59.......3521-2.3L 6-CYL .... MAIN & CONNECTING ROD BEARINGS TABLE Application In... (2) ..954-51.... .0368-2.. 2...... ..........0028 (...3605 (59...... ........ 4 & 6 ..........000) Undersize (1) . 1.....070) Grinding Limit . . (mm) Crankshaft End Play Standard ..962-59.....3599-2...................958) Undersize (3) .......005-.......... (mm) Maximum Bend .... 2........030) Journal Taper ....038) Journal No.............CRANKSHAFT....0014 (..750) Journal Out-Of-Round .034) Limit Journals No.. 2.....934-51..... .942-59.0045 (.045) Journals No.......008) Undersize (1) ... CONNECTING RODS SPECIFICATIONS CONNECTING RODS TABLE Application In..030) Journal Taper .0012 (...099) Maximum Twist .0020" (..3625 (59.....0012-........0098 (... ..984-52....... ...742-59. 1........ 6 & 7 .. 2...013-..........0446-2.. ...992-60.......250) Runout ...0016 (........020-.......250 mm) undersized...3527 (59..3607-2... 2..0005-.046) Limit ... 2....3619-2..950) Undersize (3) ........0012 (... ....0039 (... 4 & 5 . ... 2............099) Side Play 3...040) Connecting Rod Bearings Journal Diameter Standard ..0453 (51.... ............ .0461 (51.............0013 (.......970) Undersize (2) ...758) Journal Out-Of-Round .............035) Journals No... ..0008-....0014 (. (1) ...115) Limit ..... ................050 mm) undersized..0005-...... 2... 3......0472 (51...... 3 & 7 ....0039 (....050) (1) ......VIN [3] Article Text (p... 5 .... 24)1992 Subaru SVXFor 1 Copyright © 1998 Mitchell Repair Information Company. (3) .0015 (.0018 (....0020 (...030 mm) undersized.....0018 (.... LLC ...013-....030-...................0012" (.....0454-2..................734-51..

...905-96... 1 Standard ......... (mm) Cylinder Bore Standard "A" . PISTONS............520) Limit ...........125-97.........895-96................................0003 (........ 3...Limit of bend per 3......8148 (96...........8140 (96.135) Oversize . 3. 3......0160 (.....8144-3.875) Oversize .500) (1) .........8155 (96.....885) "C" .........................Clearance between ring groove and ring..........040-.0118 (. ....0 mm)..0028 (. .....8136-3............ .. ....0002-.........895) "B" ....0590 (1.385) Pins Clearance ...0390 (1.........0205 (.. (mm) Pistons Clearance Standard .....600) Diameter Standard "A" ...VIN [3] Article Text (p...8148-3....875-96.... ... (1) .............330) Limit ... ...0012-.....400) (1) ...... PINS & RINGS TABLE Application In.0146-.... .....370-.......070-..010-....8238-3.......030-.8242 (97....8140-3.....0004-.....600) Limit ..... ......008) Rings End Gap No. 3...000) Groove Clearance ......0024 (......94" (100....0016-. 2 Standard ............0236 (.0079-..8337-3.200-.........0035 (.3L 6-CYL ....004-.. CYLINDER BLOCK SPECIFICATIONS CYLINDER BLOCK TABLE Application In............... Copyright © 1998 Mitchell Repair Information Company .0130 (...... 3..0012 (...090) No...8151 (96...500) Groove Clearance .. 3 (Oil) Standard ..... .............. (1) . ..8144 (96......915) "B" .. PINS & RINGS SPECIFICATIONS PISTONS.......... .....300) Limit .8340 (97. 3.200-.......070) No........030) Limit .. 3.....0200 (..........0028-.8151-3....Standard .0079-.................375-97..885-96..905) 25)1992 Subaru SVXFor 1 3.865-96.

.60 mm) Lbs.....0039" (..030-..............5433" (90........ 26)1992 Subaru SVXFor 1 ...059" (1.....5 ................ ....00) (1) ............... 33-38 @ ........0022" (..083 (6-7 @ 27..............................031" (0....."C" .063" (1...............80 mm) Minimum Refinish Length ............ (1) ......2346" (5....0012-.....772 (15-17.. ...............50 mm) Outer Spring ...0039" (......Maximum allowable deviation from 90 is 2...90 mm) Outer Spring ...........60 mm) Minimum Refinish Length .................... ...................... 45 Margin Standard .. ...0026" (..50) . 45 Margin Standard ...............433" (36..........955-5..040-.....05) Boring Limit ................... 13-15 @ 1....057 mm) Limit ............ 69-80 @ ......0016-............2350" (5.41) Maximum Deck Warpage ....039" (1... . 3.... .... 3.40 mm) Out-Of-Square Inner Spring ...960 mm) Oil Clearance Standard ...002 (....020 (........... ....... 1.067 mm) Limit ........140 (12-14 @ 29....895) Maximum Out-Of-Round & Taper ... ....80 mm) Limit .........000 mm) Stem Diameter ........ 28-32 @ 1....374" (34.....50) Maximum Deck Grinding Limit ........850 mm) Stem Diameter ...........100) Exhaust Valves Face Angle .016 (......831 (31-36 @ 21....05) VALVES & VALVE SPRINGS SPECIFICATIONS VALVES & VALVE SPRINGS TABLE Application Specification Intake Valves Face Angle ......2341-....2 @ 19...VIN [3] Article Text (p.... .......... 1. .............2344-......60) .......024" (........ (kg @ mm) Pressure Valve Closed Inner Spring Outer Spring Valve Open Inner Spring Outer Spring ........970 mm) Oil Clearance Standard ..031" (... 3.. .........885-96..............00) .................5768" (90.......................8144-3... (1) ....945-5..... 3.... @ In.............. ..002 (...00 mm) Limit . ...............8148 (96..... .......3L 6-CYL ...100) Valve Springs Free Length Inner Spring ....................

..... .......0118 (...D.....175) Limit ......... 1 .Protrusion above head....0012-......012 mm) Valve Guide Installed Height (1) ..........0035 (....3L 6-CYL ...335" (8....050-39.............300 mm) Maximum Warpage ..0047 (...900) Exhaust 3....946-27.. .020" (127............300) End Play Intake Standard .1009 (27............0118 (..05 mm) Valve Seats Intake Valve Seat Angle ..........50 mm) Limit ....002" (............ 3 & 4 ... 1.....VIN [3] Article Tex ..067" (1....... .... 5......... 1.....5374-1.........0031 (....................................................080) Limit ............. ..............................000-6.029-.963) Lobe Height Intake Standard ...............090) Limit ...........................................00 mm) Limit .0008-. 1............................. ..... 1........946-31.020-....150) Limit .....5315 (38.....2362-....... .........087" (2....50 mm) Grinding Limit ....... .5413 (39.. CAMSHAFT SPECIFICATIONS CAMSHAFT TABLE Application In..... 90 Seat Width Standard .....CYLINDER HEAD SPECIFICATIONS CYLINDER HEAD TABLE Application Specification Cylinder Head Height ........2577-1...... ..... ... 90 Seat Width Standard ...2367" (6....... ....030-.....963) No...............039" (1.....130) Exhaust Standard ........059" (1........ ..20 mm) Valve Guides I............0011-.......1002-1..50 mm) (1) ....0051 (... ...............2584 (31.....70 mm) Exhaust Valve Seat Angle ............. (mm) Distributor Gear Backlash Standard .... .......120) Journal Diameter No......0069 (............... . ..... 2....

.... ........5630 (39...2982 (32...700) Oil Clearance Standard ....Standard .............0031 (............. 1.......009-33..... ....028-..0039 (....5728 (39.100) VALVE LASH ADJUSTERS SPECIFICATIONS VALVE LASH ADJUSTERS TABLE Application In...078) Limit .....0028 (..................... .... 1.... ....... 1.5689-1......850-39...950) Limit .....031) Lash Adjuster Diameter .110) END OF ARTICLE 3.......0011-.2996-1.......072) Limit .........3004 (33...... (mm) Bushing Inner Diameter ....037-.....VIN [3] Article Text (p.....2978-1..0015-..965-32................ 1.... 28)1992 Subaru SVXFor 1 Copyright © 1998 Mitchell Repair Information Company .......0043 (..3L 6-CYL .975) Oil Clearance Standard .

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