Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback: Clutch Pipe and Hose

A: REMOVAL

1) Disconnect the ground cable from battery.

2) Remove the collector cover. (turbo model) 3) Remove the air intake boot assembly. (non-turbo model) <Ref. to IN(H4SO)-8, REMOVAL, Air Intake Boot.>

4) Remove the intercooler. (turbo model) <Ref. to IN(H4DOTC)-17, REMOVAL, Intercooler.>

5) Thoroughly drain the clutch fluid from the reservoir tank.

6) Disconnect the clutch pipe from the clutch hose and connector. Disconnect the reservoir tank hose from the reservoir tank.

CAUTION: Be careful not to spill the clutch fluid. Clutch fluid spilled on the vehicle body will harm the paint surface; wash it off with water and wipe clean quickly if spilled.

Subaru Outback. Clutch System

  1. Clutch pipe
  2. Clutch hose
  3. Reservoir tank hose

7) Pull out the clamp, then remove the clutch hose from the clutch bracket.

Subaru Outback. Clutch System

  1. Clamp
  2. Clutch hose
  3. Clutch bracket

8) Disconnect the clutch hose from operating cylinder.

9) Remove the clutch bracket.

10) Remove the instrument panel lower cover.

<Ref. to EI-64, REMOVAL, Instrument Panel Lower Cover.>

11) Remove the pedal assembly. <Ref. to CL-26, REMOVAL, Clutch Pedal.>

12) Remove the clutch pipe from the reservoir tank hose, mass damper, clutch damper, master cylinder and clutch pipe grommet.

Subaru Outback. Clutch System

  1. Clutch pipe
  2. Reservoir tank hose

B: INSTALLATION

Install in the reverse order of removal.

NOTE: After bleeding air from the clutch fluid, ensure that the clutch operates properly. <Ref. to CL-25, Clutch Fluid Air Bleeding.>

Tightening torque: T: 15 N*m (1.5 kgf-m, 11.1 ft-lb)

Subaru Outback. Clutch System

  1. Clutch pipe
  2. Reservoir tank hose
  3. Clutch pipe grommet
  4. Clamp

Tightening torque:
T1: 7.5 N*m (0.8 kgf-m, 5.5 ft-lb)
T2: 15 N*m (1.5 kgf-m, 11.1 ft-lb)
T3: 18 N*m (1.8 kgf-m, 13.3 ft-lb)

Subaru Outback. Clutch System

  1. Clutch pipe
  2. Clutch hose
  3. Reservoir tank hose

C: INSPECTION

Check the clutch pipe, reservoir tank hose and clutch hose for crack, breaks or damage. Check the joint for clutch fluid leakage. If crack, breakage, damage or leakage is found, repair or replace the faulty clutch pipe, reservoir tank hose or clutch hose.

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 Clutch Fluid

A: INSPECTION 1) Park the vehicle on a level surface. 2) Check the clutch fluid level using the scale on the outside of the reservoir tank. If the clutch fluid level is below "MIN", fill the clutch f

 Clutch Pedal

A: REMOVAL 1) Disconnect the ground cable from battery. 2) Remove the collector cover. (turbo model) 3) Remove the air intake boot assembly. (non-turbo model) <Ref. to IN(H4SO)-8, INSTALLATION,

 Clutch Switch

A: REMOVAL 1) Disconnect the ground cable from battery. 2) Remove the instrument panel lower cover. <Ref. to EI-64, REMOVAL, Instrument Panel Lower Cover.> 3) Disconnect the connector from clu

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 Front Vehicle Speed Sensor

A: REMOVAL 1) Remove the transmission assembly from the vehicle. <Ref. to 5AT-37, REMOVAL, Automatic Transmission Assembly.> 2) Disconnect the rear vehicle speed sensor connector. NOTE: Secure the transmission harness to the transmission body using wire etc. 3) Remove the extension case.

 Maximum load limits

WARNING Never exceed the maximum load limits explained in the following. Exceeding the maximum load limits could cause personal injury and/or vehicle damage. CAUTION ● Adequate size trailer brakes are required when the trailer and its cargo exceed 1,000 lbs (453 kg) total weight. χ

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