Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback: General Description


Subaru Outback. Front Suspension

*1: OUTBACK model
2+-3 mm (0.08 - 0.12 in) Toe angle (sum of both wheels): 0º10′+-0º15′
*2: Except for OUTBACK model
0+-3 mm (0+-0.12 in) Toe angle (sum of both wheels): 0º+-0º15′


Subaru Outback. Front Suspension

A - B = Positive: Toe-in, Negative: Toe-out
α = Individual toe angles


Subaru Outback. Front Suspension

  1. Front mounting bracket (H6 model)
  2. Bracket
  3. Front mounting bracket (H4 model)
  4. Cradle
  5. Main mounting bracket
  6. Main cushion rubber
  7. Stopper (OUTBACK model only)
  8. Stud bolt
  9. Stiffener
  10. Bolt
  11. Self-locking nut

Tightening torque: N*m (kgf-m, ft-lb)
T1: 45 (4.59, 33.2)
T2: 60 (6.12, 44.3)
T3: 65 (6.63, 47.9)
T4: 75 (7.65, 55.3)

Subaru Outback. Front Suspension

  1. Stabilizer (H6 model)
  2. Stabilizer (H4 model)
  3. Stabilizer bracket
  4. Stabilizer bushing
  5. Self-locking nut
  6. Stabilizer link
  7. Cradle
  8. Bolt
  9. Front bushing
  10. Rear bushing
  11. Front arm
  12. Ball joint
  13. Castle nut
  14. Cotter pin
  15. Flange nut
  16. Adjusting washer
  17. Front strut ASSY
  18. Adjusting bolt
  19. Front axle housing

Tightening torque: N*m (kgf-m, ft-lb)
T1: 25 (2.55, 18.4)
T2: 39 (3.98, 28.8)
T3: 50 (5.10, 36.9)
T4: 60 (6.12, 44.3)
T5: 95 (9.69, 70.1)
T6: 140 (14.28, 103.3)
T7: 155 (15.81, 114.3)

Subaru Outback. Front Suspension

  1. Dust seal
  2. Self-locking nut
  3. Strut mount
  4. Spacer
  5. Upper spring seat
  6. Rubber seat (OUTBACK model only)
  7. Dust cover
  8. Helper (except for Bilstein strut)
  9. Coil spring
  10. Strut

Tightening torque: N*m (kgf-m, ft-lb)
T1: 20 (2.04, 14.8)
T2: 55 (5.61, 40.6)




Subaru Outback. Front Suspension

Subaru Outback. Front Suspension

Subaru Outback. Front Suspension


Subaru Outback. Front Suspension


 Wheel Alignment

A: INSPECTION Check the following items before performing the wheel alignment measurement. Tire inflation pressure Uneven wear of RH and LH tires, or difference of sizes Tire runout Excessive pla


A: REMOVAL 1) Set the vehicle on a lift. 2) Adjust the tilt position of the steering column to the lowest position and lock the tilt lever. 3) Prevent the steering wheel from turning using the seat

 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 p



The key can only be inserted or removed in this position. The ignition switch will lock the steering wheel when you remove the key. If turning the key is difficult, turn the steering wheel slightly to the right and left as you turn the key. The key can be turned from “Acc” to “LOCK”

 Checking the oil level

AT models 1) Yellow handle 1. Park the vehicle on a level surface and stop the engine. 2. Pull out the level gauge, wipe it clean, and insert it again. 1) Upper level 2) Lower level 3. Pull out the level gauge again and check the oil level on it. If it is below the lower level, add oil t

© 2010-2022 Copyright