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Subaru Outback: Instrumentation/Driver Info

Subaru Outback (BR) 2010-2015 Service Manual / Body / Instrumentation/Driver Info

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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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.

Combination Meter System

A: WIRING DIAGRAM

Refer to "Combination Meter System" in the wiring diagram. <Ref. to WI-98, WIRING DIAGRAM, Combination Meter System.>

B: ELECTRICAL SPECIFICATION

1. COMBINATION METER TERMINAL ARRANGEMENT

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Connector

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C: OPERATION

1. SELF-DIAGNOSIS DISPLAY MODE

The self-diagnosis (checking of each meter, warning light, indicator light, illumination, LCD) of combination meter can be performed in the following procedure.

CAUTION: Perform the steps described in 1) through 4) within 10 seconds.

1) Within 3 seconds after turning the ignition switch to ON, set the lighting switch to tail light or headlight position.

2) Press the trip meter knob three times.

3) Turn the lighting switch to OFF, and press the trip meter knob three times.

4) Set the lighting switch to tail light or headlight position again, and press the trip meter knob three times.

NOTE:

5) Go to "Check meter indicator operation".

Check meter operation, warning light, indicator light, illumination and LCD.

NOTE:

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*1: Warning lights and indicator lights controlled by the meter drive circuit are illuminated. <Ref. to IDI-2, SPECIFICATION, General Description.>
*2: Warning lights and indicator lights controlled by other module are turned on/off according to the module control. <Ref. to IDI-2, SPECIFICATION, General Description.>
*3: Engine coolant temperature warning light illuminates in red.
*4: Display for one second for each level

6) Press the trip meter knob once.

7) Go to "Meter Indicator Needle Indication Check".

Check meter operation, warning light, indicator light, and LCD.

NOTE:

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*1: Warning lights and indicator lights controlled by the meter drive circuit turn off. <Ref. to IDI-2, SPECIFICATION, General Description.>
*2: Warning lights and indicator lights controlled by other module are turned on/off according to the module control. <Ref. to IDI-2, SPECIFICATION, General Description.>
*3: Engine coolant temperature indicator light illuminates in blue.

8) Press the trip meter knob once.

9) Go to "Check LCD display".

Check the LCD display.

NOTE:

 

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2. DTC DISPLAY MODE

The combination meter DTC can be displayed according to the following procedure.

CAUTION: Perform the steps described in 1) through 4) within 10 seconds.

1) Within 3 seconds after turning the ignition switch to ON, set the lighting switch to tail light or headlight position.

2) Press the trip meter knob four times.

3) Turn the lighting switch to OFF, and press the trip meter knob four times.

4) Set the lighting switch to tail light or headlight position again, and press the trip meter knob four times.

5) Go to "DTC display mode".

NOTE:

  1. When the DTC display mode operates, the LCD displays whether diagnostic trouble code (DTC) exists.

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  1. If the diagnostic trouble code (DTC) is stored, ODO value at occurrence of trouble is displayed.

NOTE:

1. Displayed in the descending order of ODO value.

2. If the ODO value is the same, displayed in the ascending order of diagnostic trouble code (DTC) value.

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3. DEALER CUSTOMIZE MODE

The combination meter can be customized with dealer customize according to the following procedure.

CAUTION: Perform the steps described in 1) through 4) within 10 seconds.

1) Within 3 seconds after turning the ignition switch to ON, set the lighting switch to tail light or headlight position.

2) Press the trip meter knob five times.

3) Turn the lighting switch to OFF, and press the trip meter knob five times.

4) Set the lighting switch to tail light or headlight position again, and press the trip meter knob five times.

5) Move on to the "DEALER CUSTOMIZE MODE".

NOTE: When ignition switch is turned OFF or the vehicle is driven, the customize mode is cancelled automatically.

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D: INSPECTION

1. SYMPTOM CHART

CAUTION: When measuring the voltage and resistance of each control module or sensor, use a tapered pin with a diameter of less than 0.64 mm (0.03 in) in order to avoid poor contact. Do not insert the pin more than 2 mm (0.08 in).

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2. CHECK POWER SUPPLY AND GROUND CIRCUIT

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3. CHECK VDC CONTROL MODULE

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4. CHECK ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM)

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5. CHECK FUEL LEVEL SENSOR

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6. CHECK ECO GAUGE

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7. CHECK WARNING BUZZER FOR KEY LEFT IN IGNITION

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E: NOTE

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

Clock System

A: WIRING DIAGRAM

Refer to "Clock System" in the wiring diagram. <Ref. to WI-96, WIRING DIAGRAM, Clock System.>

B: ELECTRICAL SPECIFICATION

1. MULTI DISPLAY TERMINAL ARRANGEMENT

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Connector

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C: INSPECTION

1. SYMPTOM CHART

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2. CHECK POWER SUPPLY AND GROUND CIRCUIT

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3. CHECK CLOCK SYSTEM COMMUNICATION CIRCUIT

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4. CHECK AMBIENT TEMPERATURE SYSTEM COMMUNICATION CIRCUIT

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5. CHECK FUEL ECONOMY SYSTEM COMMUNICATION CIRCUIT

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D: NOTE

For operation procedures of each component of the clock system, refer to the following section:

Combination Meter

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 screws and release the claws, then detach the starter cover assembly.

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4) Release the lock, tilt the steering column to the lowest end and fully extend the column by the telescopic system.

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5) Release the screws and clips, then detach the meter visor assembly.

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6) Remove the combination meter assembly.

CAUTION:

  1. Remove the screws and move the steering COMPL upper cover toward you.

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  1. Remove the screws.

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  1. Pull the combination meter toward you and disconnect the connector.

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  1. Remove the combination meter assembly as shown in the figure.

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B: INSTALLATION

CAUTION:

Install each part in the reverse order of removal.

C: DISASSEMBLY

1. DISASSEMBLY OF COMBINATION METER ASSEMBLY

CAUTION:

Disengage the claw, and remove the meter glass (A) and meter visor (B) from the meter case assembly (C).

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2. BULB REPLACEMENT

LEDs are used for all of warning lights and indicator lights of combination meters, replace the meter case assembly if faulty.

D: ASSEMBLY

Assemble each part in the reverse order of disassembly.

Speedometer

A: SPECIFICATION

Since the meter case assembly cannot be disassembled, do not remove or inspect the speedometer alone.

(Do not remove the cover on the back surface.)

Tachometer

A: SPECIFICATION

Since the meter case assembly cannot be disassembled, do not remove or inspect the tachometer alone.

(Do not remove the cover on the back surface.)

Fuel Gauge

A: SPECIFICATION

Since the meter case assembly cannot be disassembled, do not remove or inspect the fuel gauge alone. (Do not remove the cover on the back surface.)

ECO Gauge

A: SPECIFICATION

Since the meter case assembly cannot be disassembled, do not remove or inspect the ECO gauge alone.

(Do not remove the cover on the back surface.)

Multi Display

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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4) Remove the navigation assembly. (model with navigation)

  1. Remove the left and right screws.
  2. Disconnect the connectors, and remove the navigation assembly.

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5) Remove the center speaker cover.

  1. Push up the center speaker cover from the audio space.
  2. Disconnect the claws and hooks and remove the center speaker cover.

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6) Remove the multi display.

CAUTION: Be careful not to damage the multi display or instrument panel.

  1. Release the clips and claws, detach the multi display panel LWR.
  2. Remove the screws and pull out the multi display toward you to disconnect the connectors.

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B: INSTALLATION

CAUTION:

Install each part in the reverse order of removal.

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