Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback: 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 SUBARU dealer.

Approved engine oil

Always use the SUBARU approved engine oil. For further details, please contact your SUBARU dealer. If the approved engine oil is unavailable, use the alternative engine oil described on the next page.

Alternative engine oil

If the SUBARU approved oil is unavailable, the following alternative oil can be used.

NOTE

Each quantity indicated here is only a guideline. The necessary quantity for replacement may differ slightly depending on the temperature and other factors.


*1: The recommended oil grades can be identified by looking for either or both


*1: The recommended oil grades can be identified by looking for either or both of its original marks indicated on the oil container.

*2: The indicated oil quantity is only a guideline and is estimated based on a case when the engine oil is changed with an oil filter. After refilling the engine with oil, the oil level should be checked using an oil level gauge. For more details about maintenance and service, refer to “Engine oil” F11-12.

Manual transmission, front differential and rear differential gear oil

*1: The indicated oil quantity is only a guideline. The necessary quantity for


*1: The indicated oil quantity is only a guideline. The necessary quantity for replacement may differ slightly depending on the temperature and other factors. After refilling the gearbox with oil, the oil level should be checked.

*2: For more details about maintenance and service, refer to the indicated section.

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 Fluids

*1: Use one of the indicated types of fluid. *2: The indicated fluid quantity is only a guideline. The necessary quantity for replacement may differ slightly depending on the temperature and othe

 Engine coolant

The indicated coolant quantity is only a guideline. The necessary quantity for replacement may differ slightly depending on the temperature and other factors. For more details about maintenance

 Electrical system

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 Front Drive Shaft

A: REMOVAL 1) Lift up the vehicle, and then remove the front wheels. 2) Remove the axle nut. CAUTION: Do not loosen the axle nut while the front axle is loaded. Doing so may damage the hub bearing. Lift the crimped section of axle nut. Remove the axle nut using a socket wrench while depressing

 Exhaust

General Description A: COMPONENT Models other than C6 model C6 model Gasket Spring Chamber Rear exhaust pipe Cushion rubber (without protrusion) Self-locking nut Gasket Muffler Bolt Center exhaust pipe front upper cover Rear catalytic converter upper cover Center exhaust pipe

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