Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback: Heater and Cooling Unit

A: REMOVAL

1) Disconnect the ground cable from battery.

2) Using the refrigerant recovery system, discharge refrigerant. <Ref. to AC-24, PROCEDURE, Refrigerant Recovery Procedure.>

3) Drain the coolant from the radiator.

4) Remove the connector and bolts, and remove the high-pressure hose and AC pipe from the expansion valve.

5) Loosen the heater hose clamps and remove the hoses.

Subaru Outback. HVAC System (Heater, Ventilator and A/C)

6) Remove the instrument panel assembly. <Ref. to EI-76, REMOVAL, Instrument Panel Assembly.>

7) Remove the engine control module (ECM).

  1. Release the lock and remove the relay holder.
  2. Remove the nuts, and remove the engine control module (ECM).

Subaru Outback. HVAC System (Heater, Ventilator and A/C)

8) Remove the heater and cooling unit.

  1. Remove the bolt and remove the heater and cooling unit.

Subaru Outback. HVAC System (Heater, Ventilator and A/C)

9) Remove the blower motor unit assembly.

  1. Release the claws and remove the bolts.

Subaru Outback. HVAC System (Heater, Ventilator and A/C)

  1. Remove the blower motor unit assembly as shown in the figure.

Subaru Outback. HVAC System (Heater, Ventilator and A/C)

B: INSTALLATION

CAUTION:

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

NOTE: Refer to "INSTALLATION" of "Instrument Panel Assembly". <Ref. to EI-95, INSTALLATION, Instrument Panel Assembly.>

2) Fill engine coolant.

3) Charge refrigerant. <Ref. to AC-25, PROCEDURE, Refrigerant Charging Procedure.>

Tightening torque:
Heater cooling unit: <Ref. to AC-6, HEATER COOLING UNIT, COMPONENT, General Description.>
Blower motor unit: <Ref. to AC-8, BLOWER MOTOR UNIT, COMPONENT, General Description.>

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 Evaporator

A: REMOVAL 1) Disconnect the ground cable from battery. 2) Using the refrigerant recovery system, discharge refrigerant. <Ref. to AC-24, PROCEDURE, Refrigerant Recovery Procedure.> 3) Drain t

 Expansion Valve

A: REMOVAL 1) Disconnect the ground cable from battery. 2) Using the refrigerant recovery system, discharge refrigerant. <Ref. to AC-24, PROCEDURE, Refrigerant Recovery Procedure.> 3) Remove

 Pressure Sensor

A: INSPECTION 1) Perform a diagnosis code (DTC) check by connecting the Subaru Select Monitor. 2) If any diagnosis code (DTC) is displayed, refer to "List of Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC)" in "HVAC

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 Lubricants

Engine oil For the checking, adding and replacing procedure or other details, refer to “Engine oil” F11-12. NOTE The procedure for changing the engine oil and oil filter should be performed by a properly-trained expert. It is recommended that you have this service performed by your SUBA

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