Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback: Front Fender

A: REMOVAL

1) Disconnect the ground cable from battery.

2) Remove the bumper face assembly.

  1. Remove the clips, turn over the front mud guard, and disconnect the fog light connector. (Model with fog light)

Subaru Outback. Exterior Body Panels

  1. Remove the clips at the upper side of the bumper.
  2. Remove the clips from the fender.
  3. Remove the clips at the lower side of bumper.

Subaru Outback. Exterior Body Panels

  1. Detach the flange section on the bumper face side from the bracket side front UPR.

CAUTION: Do not pull forcibly. It may damage the flange sections of the bumper face.

Subaru Outback. Exterior Body Panels

NOTE: Pushing up the lower side (a) of the fog light, remove from (b) to (e).

Detach the opposite side in the same manner.

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 Body Panels

4) Remove the headlight assembly.

  1. Remove the fender cover assembly UPR.
    1. Remove the clip.
    2. Release the claws of the fender cover assembly UPR by pulling it forward and remove the fender cover.

Subaru Outback. Exterior Body Panels

  1. Remove the headlight assembly.

NOTE: When removing the RH headlight, remove the air intake duct.

Subaru Outback. Exterior Body Panels

  1. Remove the bolts and two clips, and pull out the headlight assembly to the front of the vehicle.

Subaru Outback. Exterior Body Panels

  1. Disconnect the connector and remove the headlight assembly.

Subaru Outback. Exterior Body Panels

Subaru Outback. Exterior Body Panels

5) Remove the clips, and then remove the side sill garnish.

Subaru Outback. Exterior Body Panels

  1. Side sill garnish ASSY (sedan model)
  2. Garnish ASSY front fender (OUTBACK model)
  3. Garnish ASSY front door (OUTBACK model)
  4. Garnish ASSY rear door (OUTBACK model)
  5. Garnish ASSY rear quarter (OUTBACK model)
  6. Side sill garnish ASSY (OUTBACK model)

6) Remove the front fender panel.

  1. Remove the mud guard clips.
  2. Remove the bolt, and remove the front fender panel.

Subaru Outback. Exterior Body Panels

B: INSTALLATION

1) Install each part in the reverse order of removal.

CAUTION:

Subaru Outback. Exterior Body Panels

Tightening torque:
Front fender panel: 7.5 N*m (0.76 kgf-m, 5.5 ft-lb)
Headlight assembly: 7.5 N*m (0.76 kgf-m, 5.5 ft-lb)

NOTE: Install while paying attention to make a uniform clearance around the front fender panel.

2) Adjust the fog light beam. (Model with fog light) <Ref. to LI-41, FOG LIGHT AIMING, ADJUSTMENT, Front Fog Light Assembly.>

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 Front Door

A: REMOVAL 1) Disconnect the ground cable from battery. 2) Remove the front door trim. <Ref. to EI-60, FRONT DOOR, REMOVAL, Door Trim.> 3) Remove the outer mirror assembly. <Ref. to GW-28,

 Rear Door

A: REMOVAL 1) Disconnect the ground cable from battery. 2) Remove the rear door trim. <Ref. to EI-61, REAR DOOR, REMOVAL, Door Trim.> 3) Remove the rear door speaker assembly. Remove the scr

 Door Sash Tape

A: REMOVAL 1. FRONT DOOR 1) Disconnect the ground cable from battery. 2) Remove the front door trim. <Ref. to EI-60, FRONT DOOR, REMOVAL, Door Trim.> 3) Remove the outer mirror assembly. <R

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 Shift Link Assembly

A: REMOVAL 1) Remove the manual transmission assembly from the vehicle. <Ref. to 6MT-25, REMOVAL, Manual Transmission Assembly.> 2) Remove the back-up light switch and the neutral position switch. <Ref. to 6MT-37, REMOVAL, Switches and Harness.> 3) Remove the transfer case together wit

 Cylinder Block

A: REMOVAL NOTE: Before conducting this procedure, drain the engine oil completely. 1) Remove the engine from the vehicle. <Ref. to ME(H4SO)-31, REMOVAL, Engine Assembly.> 2) Remove the intake manifold. <Ref. to FU(H4SO)-17, REMOVAL, Intake Manifold.> 3) Remove the crank pulley. <R

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