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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Subaru AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported Subaru cars and light trucks from 1990+

Subaru -> Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Compressor, Replace -> Forester & Impreza -> Legacy & Outback
Vehicle: 1999 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5 H4 GAS

Forester & Impreza
  • Recover refrigerant as outlined under using manifold gauge as follows:
    • Fully close low pressure valve of manifold gauge.
    • Connect low pressure charging hose of manifold gauge to low pressure service valve.
    • Open low pressure manifold gauge valve slightly, and slowly recover refrigerant from system.
  • Disconnect low pressure hose.
  • Disconnect high pressure hose.
  • Remove compressor belt cover and generator belt cover attaching bolts and covers.
  • Remove generator V-belt by loosening lock bolt on generator br...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Subaru AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported Subaru cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Power Brake Units -> Description
Vehicle: 2000 Subaru Outback 2.5 H4 GAS

The brake booster is located inline between the master cylinder and the brake pedal. It serves to mechanically boost the force pushing the pistons of the master cylinder.

The brake booster consists of a power cylinder section and a power piston section. The power cylinder is made up of a front shell, rear shell and a diaphragm. The front and rear shells are connected with the diaphragm placed in between the two. The power cylinder chamber is closed to the atmosphere and the left and right chambers of the diaphragm are kept sealed.

The power piston is ...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Subaru AUTOMOBILES

Fuel filter replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Subaru cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. for 1980+.

Subaru -> Component Locations -> B9 Tribeca, 2004-06 Impreza WRX STi, Legacy & Outback & 2005-06 Forester & Impreza
Vehicle: 2005 Subaru Outback 2.5 H4 GAS

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Subaru AUTOMOBILES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported Subaru cars and light trucks from 1990+.

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Front
Vehicle: 2005 Subaru Baja Turbo 2.5 H4 GAS

Front

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle and support it with safety stands in proper locations.
  • Remove wheel nuts and front wheels.
  • Unstake hub nut using suitable tool.
  • Remove driveshaft locknut from front hub while depressing brake pedal. Remove wheel before loosening axle nut.
  • Remove ABS sensor bracket bolts.
  • Remove brake caliper bolts and support caliper to strut housing using mechanics wire.
  • Remove disc brake rotor. If brake rotor is difficult to remove, drive 8mm bolt into threaded end of rotor, then remove the rotor. Reference mark surface of hub and...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR Subaru AUTOMOBILES

Description, component locations, reset procedures, relearn procedures, diagnosis and testing, wiring diagrams, component replacement, and identification of vehicles equipped and not equipped with tire pressure monitoring system for most domestic and imported Subaru cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from mid 1990's+.

Component Locations
Vehicle: 2006 Subaru Legacy 2.5I 2.5 H4 GAS

Refer to F...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Subaru AUTOMOBILES

Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported Subaru cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 1995 Subaru Legacy 2.2 H4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Disconnect battery cable and solenoid wiring at sta...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Subaru AUTOMOBILES

Cabin air filter locations and replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Subaru cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. as equipped to the current model year.

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Subaru -> 2008-09 Impreza & 2009 Forester
Vehicle: 2009 Subaru Impreza 2.5I 2.5 H4 GAS

The cabin air filter should be replaced every 12 months or 7,500 miles.

  • Remove the glove compartment damper, Fig. .
  • Disengage the glove compartment stops, then remove the glove compartment, Fig. .
  • Disengage...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR Subaru AUTOMOBILES

Maintenance lamp reset procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Subaru cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Subaru -> Automatic Transmission (A/T) Fluid Temperature Indicator ->
Vehicle: 2005 Subaru Outback 3.0 H6 GAS

The A/T fluid temperature lamp will turn on when ignition switch is placed in On position and should turn off after a few seconds. If lamp illuminates while driving, the vehicle should be pulled off the road and allowed to idle with transmission lever in Park until the lamp goes off. If the lamp goes off vehicle can ...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Subaru AUTOMOBILES

Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported Subaru cars and light trucks from 1990+

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 1993 Subaru Legacy 4X4 2.2 H4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery cables and remove battery.
  • Drain engine coolant into a suitable container.
  • Disconnect radiator inlet and outlet hoses from engine.
  • Remove drive belt cover.
  • Remove reservoir tank and overflow hose.
  • Disconnect connectors of radiator main fan and sub fan motor.
  • Remov...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Subaru AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine belt replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Subaru cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Subaru Baja Sport 2.5 H4 GAS

  • Remove drive belt cover. Wipe off any oil or water on belt and pulley.
  • Loosen lockbolt on alternator mount.
  • Loosen slider bolt on alternator mount.
  • Rem...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR Subaru AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most Subaru cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Engine Electrical Components Diagram for 2001 Subaru Outback  2.5 H4 GASEngine Electrical Components Diagram for 2001 Subaru Outback 2.5 H4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Throttle Position Sensor
  • Knock Sensor
  • Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor
  • Camshaft Position Sensor
  • Intake Air Temperature Sensor
  • Engine Compartment Connectors Diagram for 2006 Subaru Outback R L.l. Bean Edition 3.0 H6 GASEngine Compartment Connectors Diagram for 2006 Subaru Outback R L.l. Bean Edition 3.0 H6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Connector B10
  • Connector B11
  • Connector B12
  • Connector B14
  • Connector B15
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR Subaru AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most Subaru cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1991 Subaru Legacy LSI 2.2 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram1991 Subaru Legacy LSI 2.2 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • High Beam Indicator
  • Lighting Switch
  • Dimmer And Passing Switch
  • Headlight- Right Hand
  • Headlight- Left Hand
  • 2007 Subaru Legacy 2.5I Limited 2.5 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram2007 Subaru Legacy 2.5I Limited 2.5 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Wiper Deicer
  • Wiper Deicer Switch
  • Wiper Deicer Relay
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR Subaru AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most Subaru cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: TURBO OPERATION AND VEHICLE CARE
    Vehicle: 2006 Subaru Baja Turbo 2.5 H4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Fuel Sys, Driveability, Filters (Air & Fuel)
  • Document: CYLINDER HEAD GASKET (RESIDUAL CARBON DEPOSITS AND RUBBER COATING REMOVAL) - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2004 Subaru Baja 2.5 H4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Gasoline Engines
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR Subaru AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most Subaru cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most Subaru cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most Subaru cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most Subaru cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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