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Subaru Outback: Malfunction Indicator Light

A: PROCEDURE

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B: ACTIVATION OF MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT

1) When the ignition switch is turned to ON (engine OFF), the malfunction indicator light (A) in the combination meter illuminates.

NOTE: If the malfunction indicator light does not illuminate, perform diagnostics of the malfunction indicator light circuit or the combination meter circuit. <Ref. to EN(H4SO)(diag)-55, MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT DOES NOT COME ON, Malfunction Indicator Light.>

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2) After starting the engine, the malfunction indicator light goes out. If it does not go off, any of the engine and emission control system has malfunction.

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  1. No faulty
  2. Trouble occurs
  3. ON
  4. OFF
  5. Ignition switch ON
  6. Engine start

3) If the diagnostic system detects a misfire which could damage the catalyst, the malfunction indicator light will blink at a cycle of 1 Hz.

Subaru Outback. Engine (Diagnostics)

  1. ON
  2. OFF
  3. Ignition switch ON
  4. Engine start
  5. Misfire start
  6. 1 second

4) Install the delivery (test) mode fuse (A) with ignition switch to OFF.

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

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  1. When the ignition switch is turned to ON (engine OFF), the malfunction indicator light illuminates.
  2. After the engine starts, malfunction indicator light blinks in a cycle of 0.5 Hz. (During diagnosis)
  3. Malfunction indicator light blinks at a cycle of 3 Hz after diagnosis if there is no trouble. Malfunction indicator light illuminates if faulty.

Subaru Outback. Engine (Diagnostics)

  1. ON
  2. OFF
  3. Ignition switch ON
  4. 1 second

C: MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT DOES NOT COME ON

TROUBLE SYMPTOM:

When the ignition switch is turned to ON (engine OFF), malfunction indicator light does not illuminate.

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D: MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT DOES NOT GO OFF

TROUBLE SYMPTOM:

Although malfunction indicator light comes on when the engine runs, DTC is not shown on the Subaru Select Monitor or general scan tool display.

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E: MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT DOES NOT BLINK

DIAGNOSIS:

TROUBLE SYMPTOM:

Malfunction indicator light does not blink during Inspection Mode.

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F: MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT REMAINS BLINKING

DIAGNOSIS:

The delivery (test) mode fuse circuit is short-circuited to ground.

TROUBLE SYMPTOM:

Malfunction indicator light blinks when delivery (test) mode fuse is not connected.

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Diagnostics for Engine Starting Failure

A: PROCEDURE

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B: STARTER MOTOR CIRCUIT

CAUTION: After servicing or replacing faulty parts, perform Clear Memory Mode <Ref. to EN(H4SO)(diag)-51, Clear Memory Mode.>, and Inspection Mode <Ref. to EN(H4SO)(diag)-40, Inspection Mode.>.

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C: CHECK POWER SUPPLY AND GROUND LINE OF ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM)

CAUTION: After servicing or replacing faulty parts, perform Clear Memory Mode <Ref. to EN(H4SO)(diag)-51, OPERATION, Clear Memory Mode.>, and Inspection Mode <Ref. to EN(H4SO)(diag)-40, PROCEDURE, Inspection Mode.>.

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D: IGNITION CONTROL SYSTEM

CAUTION: After servicing or replacing faulty parts, perform Clear Memory Mode <Ref. to EN(H4SO)(diag)-51, Clear Memory Mode.>, and Inspection Mode <Ref. to EN(H4SO)(diag)-40, Inspection Mode.>.

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E: FUEL PUMP CIRCUIT

CAUTION:

After servicing or replacing faulty parts, perform Clear Memory Mode <Ref. to EN(H4SO)(diag)-51, OPERATION, Clear Memory Mode.>, and Inspection Mode <Ref. to EN(H4SO)(diag)-40, PROCEDURE, Inspection Mode.>.

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F: FUEL INJECTOR CIRCUIT

CAUTION:

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Diagnostic Procedure for Subaru Select Monitor Communication

A: COMMUNICATION FOR INITIALIZING IMPOSSIBLE

DIAGNOSIS:

Open or short circuit in data link connector

TROUBLE SYMPTOM:

Subaru Select Monitor communication failure

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List of Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC)

A: LIST

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 Diagnostic Procedure with Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC)

 DTC P0026, P0028, P0030, P0031, P0032, P0037, P0038, P0068, P0076, P0077, P0082, P0083, P0101, P0102, P0103, P0107, P0108, P0111, P0112, P0113, P0117, P0118, P0122, P0123, P0125, P0126

A: DTC P0026 INTAKE VALVE CONTROL SOLENOID CIRCUIT RANGE/PERFORMANCE (BANK 1) DTC DETECTING CONDITION: Immediately at fault recognition GENERAL DESCRIPTION <Ref. to GD(H4SO)-9, DTC P0026 INTAKE

 DTC P0128, P0131, P0132, P0133, P0134, P0137, P0138, P013A, P013B, P013E, P013F, P0140, P0141, P014C, P014D, P015A, P015B, P0171, P0172, P0181, P0182, P0183, P0196, P0197, P0198, P0201

AA:DTC P0128 COOLANT THERMOSTAT (ENGINE COOLANT TEMPERATURE BELOW THERMOSTAT REGULATING TEMPERATURE) DTC DETECTING CONDITION: Detected when two consecutive driving cycles with fault occur. GENERAL

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Because of the AWD feature and higher ground clearance, your SUBARU can be driven on ordinary roads or off-road. But please keep in mind that an AWD SUBARU is a passenger car and is neither a conventional off-road vehicle nor an all-terrain vehicle. If you do take your SUBARU off-road, certain

 General Description

A: SPECIFICATION B: CAUTION Before disassembling or reassembling parts, always disconnect the battery ground cable from battery. When replacing the audio, control module and other parts provided with memory functions, record the memory contents before disconnecting the battery ground cable.

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