Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback: General Description

A: SPECIFICATION

Refer to "SPECIFICATIONS" in "FRONT SUSPENSION" section for rear suspension specifications. <Ref. to FS-2, SPECIFICATION, General Description.>

NOTE:

Subaru Outback. Rear Suspension

A - B = Positive: Toe-in, Negative: Toe-out

α = Individual toe angles

B: COMPONENT

1. REAR SUSPENSION

Subaru Outback. Rear Suspension

  1. Rear sub frame ASSY
  2. Rear sub frame stopper upper (except for OUTBACK model)
  3. Rear sub frame stopper upper (OUTBACK model)
  4. Front sub frame support plate
  5. Flange bolt A
  6. Trailing link bushing
  7. Trailing link
  8. Self-locking nut
  9. Flange bolt B
  10. Rear lateral link bushing
  11. Rear sub frame stopper lower
  12. Flange nut
  13. Rear stabilizer
  14. Stabilizer bushing
  15. Stabilizer clamp
  16. Stabilizer link
  17. Rear shock absorber ASSY
  18. Rear axle housing bushing
  19. Rear axle housing
  20. Trailing link rear bushing

Tightening torque: N*m (kgf-m, ft-lb)
T1: 33 (3.36, 24.3)
T2: 38 (3.87, 28.0)
T3: 70 (7.14, 51.6)
T4: 80 (8.16, 59)
T5: 120 (12.24, 88.5)
T6: 145 (14.79, 106.9)

Subaru Outback. Rear Suspension

  1. Rear sub frame ASSY
  2. Self-locking nut
  3. Adjusting bolt
  4. Front lateral link bushing
  5. Front lateral link
  6. Snap pin
  7. Rear lateral link
  8. Rear axle housing
  9. Flange nut
  10. Adjusting washer
  11. Upper arm
  12. Trailing link
  13. Trailing link bushing
  14. Rear axle housing bushing

Tightening torque: N*m (kgf-m, ft-lb)
T1: 60 (6.12, 44.3)
T2: 80 (8.16, 59)
T3: 120 (12.24, 88.5)

2. REAR STRUT

Subaru Outback. Rear Suspension

  1. Self-locking nut
  2. Upper rubber sheet
  3. Mount
  4. Dust cover
  5. Helper
  6. Coil spring
  7. Shock absorber

Tightening torque: N*m (kgf-m, ft-lb)
T1: 25 (2.55, 18.4)
T2: 30 (3.06, 22.1)

C: CAUTION

Please clearly understand and adhere to the following general precautions. They must be strictly followed to avoid minor or serious injury to the person doing the work or people in the area.

1. EACH PROCEDURE

2. OIL

When handling oil, adhere to the following to prevent unexpected accident.

D: PREPARATION TOOL

1. SPECIAL TOOL

Subaru Outback. Rear Suspension

Subaru Outback. Rear Suspension

2. GENERAL TOOL

Subaru Outback. Rear Suspension

Wheel Alignment

A: INSPECTION

NOTE: Measure and adjust the front and rear wheel alignment at a time. Refer to "Wheel Alignment" in FS section for measurement and adjustment of wheel alignment.

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 Rear Stabilizer

A: REMOVAL 1) Lift up the vehicle, and then remove the rear wheels. 2) Remove the rear stabilizer. Remove left and right stabilizer links. Detach the stabilizer clamp and remove the rear stabilize

 Front Lateral Link

A: REMOVAL 1) Lift up the vehicle, and then remove the rear wheels. 2) Remove the trailing link. Remove the bracket, and remove the parking brake cable from the guide (a). Remove the bolts and n

 Wheel and Tire System

General Description A: SPECIFICATION Offset P.C.D. NOTE: Size and inflation pressure of the standard equipment tire and spare tire for emergency are described on the "Tire inflation pressure" l

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 Type B audio set (if equipped)

The audio set will operate only when the ignition switch is in the “Acc” or “ON” position. ● Power and sound controls: refer to page 5-6 ● Radio operation: refer to page 5-9 ● Satellite radio operation (if equipped): refer to page 5-13 ● CD (compact disc) play

 To help prevent corrosion

Wash the vehicle regularly to prevent corrosion of the body and suspension components. Also, wash the vehicle promptly after driving on any of the following surfaces. ● roads that have been salted to prevent them from freezing in winter ● mud, sand, or gravel ● coastal roads

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