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Subaru Outback (BR): Basic Diagnostic Procedure of Parking Brake

Subaru Outback (BR) 2010-2015 Service Manual / Chassis / Parking Brake (Diagnostics) / Basic Diagnostic Procedure of Parking Brake

A: PROCEDURE

CAUTION: When removing or installing, remove all foreign matter (dust, water, and oil) from the electronic parking brake control module connectors.

NOTE:

Subaru Outback. Parking Brake (Diagnostics)

Subaru Outback. Parking Brake (Diagnostics)

Check List for Interview

A: CHECK

Check the following item about the vehicle's state.

1. STATE OF BRAKE WARNING LIGHT

Subaru Outback. Parking Brake (Diagnostics)

2. STATE OF ELECTRONIC PARKING BRAKE WARNING LIGHT (C6 MODEL ONLY)

Subaru Outback. Parking Brake (Diagnostics)

3. HILL HOLD INDICATOR LIGHT CONDITION

Subaru Outback. Parking Brake (Diagnostics)

4. CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH TROUBLE OCCURS

Subaru Outback. Parking Brake (Diagnostics)

General Description

A: CAUTION

1. SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM "AIRBAG"

Airbag system wiring harness is routed near the parking brake switch, hill hold switch and electronic parking brake control module.

CAUTION:

B: INSPECTION

Before performing diagnosis, inspect the following items which may influence parking brake system problems.

1. BATTERY

Measure the battery voltage and specific gravity of the electrolyte.

Standard voltage: 12 V or more

Specific gravity: 1.260 or more

2. GROUND

Check the tightening torque of ground (GB-9 and 10) bolts of the parking brake system.

Tightening torque: 13 N*m (1.3 kgf-m, 9.6 ft-lb)

3. BRAKE DRAG

Check for brake drag.

4. PARKING BRAKE ASSEMBLY

Check and adjust the parking brake assembly.

5. TIRE

Check the tire specifications, tire wear and air pressure.

<Ref. to WT-2, SPECIFICATION, General Description.>

C: PREPARATION TOOL

1. SPECIAL TOOL

Subaru Outback. Parking Brake (Diagnostics)

2. GENERAL TOOL

Subaru Outback. Parking Brake (Diagnostics)

Electrical Component Location

A: LOCATION

Subaru Outback. Parking Brake (Diagnostics)

  1. Electronic parking brake control module
  2. Parking brake switch
  3. Hill hold switch
  4. Hill hold indicator light
  5. Electronic parking brake warning light (C6 model only)
  6. Brake warning light (C0, C5 and C6 models)
  7. Brake warning light (U4, U5 and U6 models)
  8. Clutch stroke sensor (MT model only)
  9. VDC control module and hydraulic control unit (VDCCM&H/U)
  10. Body integrated unit
  11. Engine control module (ECM)
  12. Data link connector

Subaru Outback. Parking Brake (Diagnostics)

Control Module I/O Signal

A: ELECTRICAL SPECIFICATION

Subaru Outback. Parking Brake (Diagnostics)

NOTE: The terminal numbers of the electronic parking brake control module connectors are as indicated in the figure.

Subaru Outback. Parking Brake (Diagnostics)

B: WIRING DIAGRAM

Subaru Outback. Parking Brake (Diagnostics)

  1. Battery
  2. Ignition switch
  3. Electronic parking brake CM
  4. Engine control module (ECM)
  5. VDC control module
  6. Transmission control module
  7. Combination meter
  8. Body integrated unit
  9. Clutch stroke sensor (MT model only)
  10. Hill hold switch
  11. Parking brake switch
  12. Hill hold indicator light
  13. Electronic parking brake warning light (C6 model only)
  14. Brake warning light

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