Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback: Inspection Mode

A: PROCEDURE

Perform the diagnosis shown in the following DTC table.

When performing the diagnosis not listed in "List of Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC)", refer to the item on the drive cycle. <Ref. to EN(H4SO)(diag)-45, Drive Cycle.>

Subaru Outback. Engine (Diagnostics)

Subaru Outback. Engine (Diagnostics)

1. PREPARATION FOR THE INSPECTION MODE

1) Check that the battery voltage is 12 V or more and fuel remains approx. half [20 - 40 (5.3 - 10.6 US gal, 4.4 - 8.8 Imp gal) ].

2) Lift up the vehicle using a garage jack and place it on rigid racks, or drive the vehicle onto free rollers.

WARNING:

Subaru Outback. Engine (Diagnostics)

  1. Rigid rack
  2. Free roller

2. SUBARU SELECT MONITOR

1) Check that no DTC remains after clearing memory.

<Ref. to EN(H4SO)(diag)-51, Clear Memory Mode.>

2) Warm up the engine.

3) Prepare the Subaru Select Monitor kit. <Ref. to EN(H4SO)(diag)-8, PREPARATION TOOL, General Description.>

Subaru Outback. Engine (Diagnostics)

4) Prepare PC with Subaru Select Monitor installed.

5) Connect the USB cable to SDI (Subaru Diagnosis Interface) and USB port on the personal computer (dedicated port for the Subaru Select Monitor).

NOTE: The dedicated port for the Subaru Select Monitor means the USB port which was used to install the Subaru Select Monitor.

6) Connect the diagnosis cable to SDI.

7) Install the delivery (test) mode fuse (A) of the fuse box.

CAUTION: Do not use any fuses that are installed on the vehicle.

Subaru Outback. Engine (Diagnostics)

8) Connect SDI to data link connector located in the lower portion of the instrument panel (on the driver's side).

CAUTION: Do not connect the scan tools except for Subaru Select Monitor and general scan tool.

Subaru Outback. Engine (Diagnostics)

9) Start the PC.

10) Turn the ignition switch to ON (engine OFF) and run the "PC application for Subaru Select Monitor".

11) On "Main Menu" display, select {Each System Check}.

12) On "System Selection Menu" display, select {Engine Control System}.

13) Click the [OK] button after the information of engine type has been displayed.

14) On "Engine Diagnosis" display, select {Dealer Check Mode Procedure}.

15) When the "Perform Inspection (Dealer Check) Mode ?" is shown on the screen, click the [Next] button.

16) Perform subsequent procedures as instructed on the display screen.

NOTE:

3. GENERAL SCAN TOOL

1) Check that no DTC remains after clearing memory.

<Ref. to EN(H4SO)(diag)-31, MODE $04 (CLEAR/RESET EMISSION-RELATED DIAGNOSTIC INFORMATION), OPERATION, General Scan Tool.>

2) Warm up the engine.

3) Install the delivery (test) mode fuse (A) of the main fuse box.

CAUTION: Do not use any fuses that are installed on the vehicle.

Subaru Outback. Engine (Diagnostics)

4) Connect the general scan tool to data link connector located in the lower portion of the instrument panel (on the driver's side).

CAUTION: Do not connect the scan tools except for Subaru Select Monitor and general scan tool.

Subaru Outback. Engine (Diagnostics)

5) Start the engine.

NOTE:

6) Turn the neutral position switch to ON using select lever or shift lever.

7) Depress the brake pedal to turn the brake switch ON. (CVT model)

8) Keep the engine speed in 2,500 - 3,000 rpm range for 40 seconds.

9) Place the select lever or shift lever in "D" position (CVT model) or "1st gear" (MT model) and drive the vehicle at 5 to 10 km/h (3 to 6 MPH).

NOTE:

10) Using the general scan tool, check for DTC and record the result(s).

NOTE:

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