Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback: Front Stabilizer

A: REMOVAL

1) Lift up the vehicle, and then remove the left and right front wheels.

2) Remove the front under cover. <Ref. to EI-35, REMOVAL, Front Under Cover.>

3) Remove the center exhaust pipe. (turbo model) <Ref. to EX(H4DOTC)-12, REMOVAL, Center Exhaust Pipe.>

4) Remove the front stabilizer.

  1. Remove the left and right stabilizer links.

Subaru Outback. Front Suspension

  1. Remove the left and right stabilizer brackets.

Subaru Outback. Front Suspension

  1. Disconnect the left and right tie-rod ends.
    1. Pull out the cotter pin.
    2. Remove the castle nut.
    3. Extract the tie-rod end from the front axle housing.

PREPARATION TOOL: Tie-rod end puller

Subaru Outback. Front Suspension

  1. Cotter pin
  2. Castle nut
  3. Tie-rod end
  1. Suspend the engine and replace the front cushion mount with ST. (turbo model) <Ref. to 5AT-37, REMOVAL, Automatic Transmission Assembly.>

PREPARATION TOOL: ST: SPECIAL TOOL - H4 (41099AJ000)

NOTE: For turbo model, it is required to secure space for operation to hang the engine and remove the stabilizer.

  1. Turn the front stabilizer by approximately 180º toward the front of the vehicle and pull out the front stabilizer from the right side of the vehicle.

Subaru Outback. Front Suspension

  1. Turn toward the front of the vehicle.
  2. Front side of vehicle

B: INSTALLATION

1) Before installation, inspect the following items and replace any faulty part with a new one.

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

CAUTION: The stabilizer bracket has a set orientation. Install it with the arrow mark facing the front side (1) of the vehicle.

Subaru Outback. Front Suspension

Tightening torque:
Stabilizer bracket: 25 N*m (2.55 kgf-m, 18.4 ft-lb)
Stabilizer link: 60 N*m (6.12 kgf-m, 44.3 ft-lb)

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 Front Ball Joint

A: REMOVAL 1) Lift up the vehicle, and then remove the front wheels. 2) Remove the left and right stabilizer brackets. 3) Remove the ball joint. Extract the cotter pin (a) from the ball stud. Rem

 Front Arm

A: REMOVAL 1) Lift up the vehicle, and then remove the front wheels. 2) Remove the front arm. Remove the nut and disconnect the front stabilizer link. Remove the bolt, and then remove the ball joi

 Front Strut

A: REMOVAL 1) Lift up the vehicle, and then remove the front wheels. 2) Remove the front strut. Place an alignment mark on the camber adjusting bolt and strut. Remove the brake hose bracket. R

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 Reverse Idler Gear

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 neutral position switch. <Ref. to 6MT-37, REMOVAL, Switches and Harness.> 3) Remove the transfer case together with the exten

 Installing a rearward facing child restraint

1. Place the child restraint system in the rear seating position. 2. Run the lap and shoulder belt through or around the child restraint system following the instructions provided by its manufacturer. 3. Insert the tongue plate into the buckle until you hear a click. 4. Take up the slack in

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