Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback: General Description

A: SPECIFICATION

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B: CAUTION

C: PREPARATION TOOL

1. SPECIAL TOOL

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2. GENERAL TOOL

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Relay and Fuse

A: LOCATION

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Subaru Outback. Lighting System

NOTE: For other related fuses, refer to the wiring diagram. <Ref. to WI-15, Power Supply Circuit.>

B: INSPECTION

1. CHECK FUSE.

1) Remove the fuse and inspect visually.

2) If the fuse is blown out, replace the fuse.

NOTE: If the fuse is blown again, check the system wiring harness.

2. CHECK RELAY

1) Check the resistance between relay terminals.

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2) Replace the relay if the inspection result is not within the standard value.

Headlight System

A: WIRING DIAGRAM

Refer to "Headlight System" in the wiring diagram. <Ref. to WI-172, WIRING DIAGRAM, Headlight System.>

B: INSPECTION

1. AUTO HEADLIGHT SYSTEM CHECK

Preparation tool:
Subaru Select Monitor III KIT
Circuit tester

Subaru Outback. Lighting System

Subaru Outback. Lighting System

2. CHECK LIGHTING SWITCH

Measure the resistance between lighting switch terminals. <Ref. to LI-23, INSPECTION, Combination Switch (Light).>

3. CHECK DIMMER & PASSING SWITCH

Measure the resistance between dimmer & passing switch terminals. <Ref. to LI-23, INSPECTION, Combination Switch (Light).>

C: NOTE

For operation procedures of each component of the headlight system, refer to the respective section.

Day Time Running Light System

A: WIRING DIAGRAM

Refer to "Headlight System" in the wiring diagram. <Ref. to WI-172, WIRING DIAGRAM, Headlight System.>

B: INSPECTION

1. DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHT SYSTEM CHECK

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C: NOTE

For operation procedures of each component of the daytime running light system, refer to the respective section.

Clearance Light and Illumination Light System

A: WIRING DIAGRAM

Refer to "Clearance Light and Illumination Light System" in the wiring diagram. <Ref. to WI-89, WIRING DIAGRAM, Clearance Light and Illumination Light System.>

B: INSPECTION

1. CHECK LIGHTING SWITCH

Measure the resistance between lighting switch terminals. <Ref. to LI-23, INSPECTION, Combination Switch (Light).>

C: NOTE

For operation procedures of each component of the clearance light & illumination light system, refer to the respective sections.

Front Fog Light System

A: WIRING DIAGRAM

Refer to "Front Fog Light System" in the wiring diagram. <Ref. to WI-167, WIRING DIAGRAM, Front Fog Light System.>

B: INSPECTION

1. CHECK FRONT FOG LIGHT SWITCH

Measure the resistance between front fog light switch terminals. <Ref. to LI-23, INSPECTION, Combination Switch (Light).>

C: NOTE

For operation procedures of each component of the front fog light system, refer to the respective section.

Turn Signal Light and Hazard Light System

A: WIRING DIAGRAM

Refer to "Turn Signal Light and Hazard Light System" in the wiring diagram. <Ref. to WI-249, WIRING DIAGRAM, Turn Signal Light and Hazard Light System.>

B: INSPECTION

1. CHECK TURN SIGNAL SWITCH

Measure the resistance between turn signal switch terminals. <Ref. to LI-23, INSPECTION, Combination Switch (Light).>

2. CHECK HAZARD SWITCH

1) Remove the A/C control panel.

2) Measure the resistance between hazard switch terminals.

Preparation tool: Circuit tester

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Subaru Outback. Lighting System

Subaru Outback. Lighting System

Subaru Outback. Lighting System

3) Replace the A/C control panel if the inspection result is not within the standard value.

3. CHECK TURN SIGNAL AND HAZARD MODULE

1) Measure the voltage between turn signal & hazard module connector and chassis ground.

Preparation tool: Circuit tester

Connector

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2) Replace the turn signal and hazard module if the inspection result is not within the standard value.

C: NOTE

For operation procedures of each component of the turn signal and hazard light system, refer to the respective sections.

Back-up Light System

A: WIRING DIAGRAM

Refer to "Back-up Light System" in the wiring diagram. <Ref. to WI-82, WIRING DIAGRAM, Back-up Light System.>

B: INSPECTION

1. CHECK BACK-UP LIGHT SWITCH (MT MODEL)

1) Disconnect the back-up light switch connector.

2) Measure the resistance between back-up light switch terminals.

Preparation tool: Circuit tester

Subaru Outback. Lighting System

Subaru Outback. Lighting System

3) Replace the back-up light switch if the inspection result is not within the standard value.

2. CHECK INHIBITOR SWITCH (AT/CVT MODEL)

1) Disconnect the inhibitor switch connector.

2) Measure the resistance between inhibitor switch terminals.

Preparation tool: Circuit tester

Subaru Outback. Lighting System

Subaru Outback. Lighting System

3) Replace the inhibitor switch if the inspection result is not within the standard value.

C: NOTE

For operation procedures of each component of the back-up light system, refer to the respective section.

Stop Light System

A: WIRING DIAGRAM

Refer to "Stop Light System" in the wiring diagram. <Ref. to WI-244, WIRING DIAGRAM, Stop Light System.>

B: INSPECTION

1. CHECK STOP LIGHT SWITCH

1) Disconnect the stop light switch connector.

2) Measure the resistance between stop light switch terminals.

Preparation tool: Circuit tester

Subaru Outback. Lighting System

Subaru Outback. Lighting System

3) Replace the stop light switch if the inspection result is not within the standard value.

C: NOTE

For operation procedures of each component of the stop light system, refer to the respective section.

Interior Light System

A: WIRING DIAGRAM

Refer to "Interior Light System" in the wiring diagram. <Ref. to WI-177, WIRING DIAGRAM, Interior Light System.>

B: INSPECTION

1. CHECK DOOR SWITCH.

1) Remove the door switch.

2) Measure the resistance between door switch terminals.

Preparation tool: Circuit tester

Subaru Outback. Lighting System

Subaru Outback. Lighting System

3) Replace the door switch if the inspection result is not within the standard value.

2. CHECK REAR GATE LATCH SWITCH

1) Disconnect the rear gate latch switch connector.

2) Measure the resistance between rear gate latch switch terminals.

Preparation tool: Circuit tester

Subaru Outback. Lighting System

Subaru Outback. Lighting System

3) If the inspection result is not within the standard value, replace the rear gate latch and actuator assembly.

3. CHECK TRUNK LID LATCH SWITCH

1) Disconnect the trunk lid latch switch connector.

2) Measure the resistance between trunk lid latch switch terminals.

Preparation tool: Circuit tester

Subaru Outback. Lighting System

Subaru Outback. Lighting System

3) If the inspection result is not within the standard value, replace the trunk lid latch and actuator assembly.

C: NOTE

For operation procedures of each component of the interior light system, refer to the respective section.

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 Combination Switch (Light)

A: REMOVAL 1) Position the front wheels straight ahead. (After moving a vehicle 5 m (16 ft) or more with front wheels positioned straight ahead, make sure that the vehicle moves straight ahead.) 2)

 Headlight Assembly

A: REMOVAL CAUTION: Do not perform work with wet hands. 1) Disconnect the ground cable from battery. 2) Remove the clips and remove the air intake duct. (When removing the headlight RH) 3) Remove t

 Headlight Bulb

A: REMOVAL 1. HIGH BEAM CAUTION: Because the halogen bulb operates at a high temperature, dirt and oil on the bulb surface reduces the bulb's service life. Hold the flange portion when replacing

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 Malfunction Indicator Light

A: PROCEDURE B: ACTIVATION OF MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT 1) When the ignition switch is turned to ON (engine OFF), the malfunction indicator light (A) in the combination meter illuminates. NOTE: If the malfunction indicator light does not illuminate, perform diagnostics of the malfunction indicat

 Basic Diagnostic Procedure

A: PROCEDURE Check List for Interview A: CHECK Identification A: PROCEDURE Identify the vehicle using the chassis number, part number of the airbag control module or Subaru Select Monitor. NOTE: Proper identification is necessary to ensure proper diagnosis. Components are not interchangeable bet

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