Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback: General Description

A: CAUTION

B: PREPARATION TOOL

1. GENERAL TOOL

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Audio System

A: WIRING DIAGRAM

1. AUDIO

Refer to "Audio System" in the wiring diagram. <Ref. to WI-69, WIRING DIAGRAM, Audio System.>

B: INSPECTION

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1. CHECK EACH VEHICLE SIGNAL

1) With the ignition switch ON and audio OFF, turn the VOLUME dial by 40 clicks while pressing the preset 1 key.

2) When "System Diagnostic Menu" is displayed, select {Confirmation/Adjustment} by SCROLL/TUNE dial, then press ENTER/SETTING key (SCROLL/TUNE dial).

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3) When "System.. > Confirmation/Adjustment" is displayed, select {Vehicle Signals} by SCROLL/TUNE dial, then press ENTER/SETTING key (SCROLL/TUNE dial).

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When the light switch is turned ON, make sure that "ON" lights in ILL+ and then the screen becomes dim.

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ON: Normal.
OFF: Abnormal. Check the signal line connector. If there are no problems, the unit could be faulty.

CHECK SPEED SENSOR

NOTE:

1) Move the vehicle slowly 2 to 3 meters (6.6 to 9.8 ft).

2) Check that "ON" is displayed in SPD.

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ON: Normal.
OFF: Abnormal. Check the signal line connector. If there are no problems, the unit could be faulty.

1) Turn the parking brake switch to ON and depress the brake pedal, then put the gear in reverse.

2) Make sure that "ON" is displayed in REV.

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ON: Normal.
OFF: Abnormal. Check the signal line connector. If there are no problems, the unit could be faulty.

1) Check that "SDN" or "WGN" is displayed in BODY.

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SDN: sedan model
WGN: OUTBACK model

2. CHECK MICROPHONE CONNECTION

Perform the inspection mode of the microphone connection.

1) When "HOOK OFF" button of the satellite switch is pressed with telephone unregistered, the screen switches to "BT" and "Welcome" is displayed.

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2) While "Welcome" is displayed, press "+" → "HOOK OFF" → "+" → "HOOK OFF" → "+" continuously in 5 seconds.

3) After "Speak loudly" is displayed, the inspection mode of the microphone connection is started.

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4) When the inspection mode of the microphone connection is completed, the inspection result is displayed.

MIC: good: normal
MIC: CHECK: There is something wrong with the connection status of the microphone. Check the following items.

C: NOTE

For procedure of each component in the audio system, refer to the respective sections.

Navigation System

A: WIRING DIAGRAM

Refer to "Navigation System" in the wiring diagram. <Ref. to WI-185, WIRING DIAGRAM, Navigation System.>

B: INSPECTION

NOTE: If no problems are found in "CHECK NAVIGATION OPERATION", "CHECK EACH CONNECTION" and "CHECK EACH VEHICLE SIGNAL" as described below, check the navigation system circuit. <Ref. to WI- 185, WIRING DIAGRAM, Navigation System.>

1. CHECK NAVIGATION OPERATION

Start the engine and check that the opening screen is displayed.

Standard: Opening screen is displayed.

OK: Normal.
NG: If the screen is not displayed, check the following items.

2. CHECK EACH CONNECTION

1) Press the "Audio" key to display the AUDIO OFF screen.

2) Touch the screen in the order of (1) to (6) shown in the figure.

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3) The display will switch to the Dealer Diag Menu screen.

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NOTE: Before starting inspections, check the safety around the rear end of the vehicle and then turn the ignition switch to ON.

1) Touch {Connection Info.} on the "Dealer Diag Menu" screen.

2) Check that "Connect" is displayed in all the MIC, AUX and Camera items.

NOTE: {AUX} item is not displayed, if the suitable mini jack is not inserted in the AUX terminal in the console box.

Connect: Normal.

NC: Abnormal. Check the signal line connection. If there are no problems, the unit could be faulty.

NOTE: When checking the GPS antenna, perform the check operation outdoors to improve the receiver sensitivity.

1) Touch {Vehicle Signal Info.} on the "Dealer Diag Menu" screen.

2) Check that "Connect" is displayed in the GPS Antenna item.

Connect: Normal.

NC: Abnormal. Check the GPS antenna connection.

NOTE: When checking the GPS antenna, perform the check operation outdoors to improve the receiver sensitivity.

1) Touch {Vehicle Signal Info.} on the "Dealer Diag Menu" screen.

2) Check that "ON" is displayed in the UART signal item.

OK: Normal.

NG: Abnormal. Check the signal line connection. If there are no problems, the unit could be faulty.

NOTE: If the UART signal line connector is not connected, the marker line is not displayed when the rearview camera image is displayed.

3. CHECK EACH VEHICLE SIGNAL

1) Press "Audio" key to display the Audio OFF screen.

2) Touch the screen in the order of (1) to (6) shown in the figure.

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3) The display will switch to the Dealer Diag Menu screen.

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1) Touch {Vehicle Signal Info.} on the "Dealer Diag Menu" screen.

2) Turn the parking brake switch to ON and depress the brake pedal, then put the gear in reverse.

3) Make sure that "ON" is displayed in the Reverse item.

ON: Normal.

OFF: Abnormal. Check the signal line connector. If there are no problems, the unit could be faulty.

1) Touch {Vehicle Signal Info.} on the "Dealer Diag Menu" screen.

2) Make sure that "ON" lights in the IGN item and then the screen becomes dim.

ON: Normal.

OFF: Abnormal. Check the signal line connector. If there are no problems, the unit could be faulty.

NOTE:

1) Touch {Vehicle Signal Info.} on the "Dealer Diag Menu" screen.

2) Move the vehicle slowly 2 to 3 meters (6.6 to 9.8 ft).

3) Check that "ON" is displayed in the Speed item.

ON: Normal.

OFF: Abnormal. Check the signal line connector. If there are no problems, the unit could be faulty.

Touch {Vehicle Signal Info.} on the "Dealer Diag Menu" screen.

NOTE: Because the navigation unit does not read the parking brake signal, OFF is displayed constantly.

4. CHECK DVD-ROM

Insert a DVD-ROM (region code 1) into the navigation unit and play it, and the screen switches to the image from DVD.

NOTE: Region code 1 is the code for DVD-ROM designated for United States of America and Territories of the United States, Canada, Bermuda islands. DVD-ROMs of different region code cannot be played.

Standard: DVD images are displayed.

OK: Normal.

NG: If DVD images are not displayed, check the following points. If no problems are found, the navigation unit is faulty.

NOTE:

5. MESSAGE LIST

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C: NOTE

For procedure of each component in the navigation system, refer to the respective section.

Audio

A: REMOVAL

1) Disconnect the ground cable from battery.

2) Remove the center panel assembly.

CAUTION: Do not put your finger on the fin of the air vent grille. Doing so may damage the fin.

  1. Attach the protective tape (a) to the meter visor.

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  1. Insert a finger into the air vent grille and release the left and right clips at the top of the center panel.

    (A), (B)

  2. Insert a finger into the air vent grille and release the left and right clips at the center of the center panel.

    (C), (D)

  3. Release the clips at the bottom of the center panel and remove the center panel assembly.

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3) Remove the audio assembly.

  1. Remove the left and right screws, and partially pull the audio out from center console.
  2. Disconnect the connectors, and remove the audio assembly.

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B: INSTALLATION

Install each part in the reverse order of removal.

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 Front Speaker

A: REMOVAL 1. FRONT SIDE SPEAKER 1) Disconnect the ground cable from battery. 2) Remove the front side speaker. Release the clips and claws, then detach the speaker cover. CAUTION: Use a plastic c

 Woofer

A: REMOVAL 1. SEDAN MODEL NOTE: harman/kardon audio system only. 1) Disconnect the ground cable from battery. 2) Remove the rear shelf trim. <Ref. to EI-120, REMOVAL, Rear Shelf Trim.> 3) Remo

 Antenna

A: REMOVAL 1. RADIO ANTENNA AMPLIFIER Sedan model 1) Remove the rear quarter trim LH. <Ref. to EI-110, SEDAN MODEL, REMOVAL, Rear Quarter Trim.> 2) Remove the radio antenna amplifier assemb

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 Maximum allowable speeds

WARNING When shifting down a gear, ensure that the vehicle is not travelling at a speed exceeding the Maximum Allowable Speed for the gear which is about to be selected. Failure to observe this precaution can lead to engine over-revving and this in turn can result in engine damage. In additi

 If you park your vehicle in an emergency

The hazard warning flasher should be used in day or night to warn other drivers when you have to park your vehicle under emergency conditions. Avoid stopping on the road. It is best to safely pull off the road if a problem occurs. The hazard warning flasher can be activated regardless of the

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