VA WRX TMIC Removal

  1. Remove the two trim clips from the top corners by pulling out on the center portion using a trim tool or flat-blade screwdriver.

        


  2. Remove the engine cover by lifting from the back and pulling it towards you at the front.

        


  3. Remove the 8mm hose clamp securing the factory charge pipe to the passenger's side and pull the pipe free.

        


  4. Remove the 3 12mm bolts holding the intercooler down at opposite corners.

        


  5. Remove the driver's side intercooler support bracket.




  6. Gently lift and remove the intercooler from the engine bay.