Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback: Cowl Panel

A: REMOVAL

1) Open the front hood.

2) Remove the front wiper arm assembly.

CAUTION: Follow the steps below when standing up the wiper arm. Not following the steps may cause contacting of wiper arms and damages of wiper arms.

1. Stand up the driver's side wiper arm.

2. Stand up the passenger's side wiper arm.

Fold the wiper arms in the reverse order.

  1. Remove the cap.
  2. Remove the nuts, and remove the front wiper arm assembly.

Subaru Outback. Exterior/Interior Trim

3) Remove the cowl panel side.

  1. Detach the pins of the cowl panel side.
  2. Remove the cowl panel side from inside the fender panel by pulling it.

CAUTION: Applying excessive pulling force may damage the cowl panel side. If it is difficult to remove, use a plastic remover or equivalent tool.

Subaru Outback. Exterior/Interior Trim

4) Remove the cowl panel.

  1. Release the clip (A).
  2. Push the claw of the clip (B) from both sides to remove it.

CAUTION: When removing the clip (B), push the claw of the clip from both sides.

The clip may be damaged if forcibly pulled.

Subaru Outback. Exterior/Interior Trim

  1. Disconnect the washer hose.

Subaru Outback. Exterior/Interior Trim

B: INSTALLATION

Install each part in the reverse order of removal.

NOTE:

Subaru Outback. Exterior/Interior Trim

  1. Cross section of windshield

Tightening torque:
Front wiper arm: <Ref. to WW-3, FRONT WIPER, COMPONENT, General Description.>

Front Under Cover

A: REMOVAL

1) Lift up the vehicle.

2) Remove the bolts and clips, and remove the front under cover.

Subaru Outback. Exterior/Interior Trim

  1. Small type
  2. Medium type
  3. Large type

B: INSTALLATION

CAUTION: Install the under cover so that the under cover front end (b) comes inside of the front bumper face (a).

Subaru Outback. Exterior/Interior Trim

Install each part in the reverse order of removal.

Tightening torque: 17.5 N*m (1.78 kgf-m, 12.9 ft-lb)

Floor Under Protector

A: REMOVAL

1) Lift up the vehicle.

NOTE: A plate type lift cannot be used.

2) Remove the bolts and clips, and remove the front under protector.

Subaru Outback. Exterior/Interior Trim

B: INSTALLATION

Install each part in the reverse order of removal.

Tightening torque: Refer to "COMPONENT" of "General Description". <Ref. to EI-2, FLOOR UNDER PROTECTOR, COMPONENT, General Description.>

Fuel Tank Protector

A: REMOVAL

1) Lift up the vehicle.

2) Remove the fuel tank protector.

  1. Remove the bolt and nuts and remove the fuel tank protector.
  2. Remove the clip.

Subaru Outback. Fuel Tank Protector

B: INSTALLATION

CAUTION: Do not reuse the nut (self locking nut). Always replace with a new part.

Install each part in the reverse order of removal.

Tightening torque: Refer to "COMPONENT" of "General Description". <Ref. to EI-3, FUEL TANK PROTECTOR, COMPONENT, General Description.>

Mud Guard

A: REMOVAL

1) Lift up the vehicle.

2) Remove the wheels.

3) Remove the clips, then remove the mud guard.

Subaru Outback. Exterior/Interior Trim

  1. Front mud guard
  2. Front air flap plate
  3. Fender cover lower
  4. Rear air flap plate
  5. Rear mud guard

B: INSTALLATION

Install each part in the reverse order of removal.

Tightening torque:
Wheel nut: 120 N*m (12.24 kgf-m, 88.5 ft-lb)

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 Rear Bumper

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 Roof Molding

A: REMOVAL CAUTION: Be careful not to damage the body. 1) Remove the roof rail assembly. (OUTBACK model) <Ref. to EI-59, REMOVAL, Roof Rail.> 2) Turn over the front end of roof molding. 3) Us

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 Initialization of power window

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 Front Inner Remote

A: REMOVAL 1) Remove the door trim. <Ref. to EI-60, REMOVAL, Door Trim.> 2) Remove the screws to detach the front inner remote handle. B: INSTALLATION 1) Before installation, check the following items. Cable is free from deformation such as fray. Grease is applied sufficiently to cable jo

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