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Subaru Outback: Rear Gate Latch and Actuator Assembly

Subaru Outback (BR) 2010-2015 Service Manual / Body / Security and Locks / Rear Gate Latch and Actuator Assembly

A: REMOVAL

1) Disconnect the ground cable from battery.

2) Remove the rear gate trim. <Ref. to EI-160, REMOVAL, Rear Gate Trim.>

3) Remove the rear gate latch & actuator assembly.

  1. Remove the bolts and pull out the rear gate latch & actuator assembly to the vehicle front.
  2. Disconnect the connectors, and then remove the rear gate latch & actuator assembly.

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B: INSTALLATION

Install each part in the reverse order of removal.

Tightening torque: Refer to "COMPONENT" of "General Description". <Ref. to SL-3, REAR GATE LOCK AND TRUNK LID LOCK, COMPONENT, General Description.>

C: INSPECTION

1. REAR GATE LATCH

Check if the rear gate latch operates normally.

If latch deformation, abnormal wear, or unsmooth lock operation is observed, replace the rear gate latch & actuator assembly.

2. LOCK ACTUATOR

1) Disconnect the rear gate latch & actuator assembly connector.

2) Check the door lock operation by applying battery voltage between the terminals of rear gate latch & actuator.

Preparation tool: Circuit tester

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Subaru Outback. Security and Locks

3) If the actuator does not operate normally, replace the rear gate latch & actuator assembly.

Trunk Lid Latch and Actuator Assembly

A: REMOVAL

1) Disconnect the ground cable from battery.

2) Remove the trunk lid trim. <Ref. to EI-127, TRUNK LID TRIM, REMOVAL, Trunk Room Trim.>

3) Remove the trunk lid latch and actuator assembly.

  1. Disconnect the connector.
  2. Remove the bolts, and remove the trunk lid latch & actuator assembly.

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B: INSTALLATION

Install each part in the reverse order of removal.

Tightening torque: Refer to "COMPONENT" of "General Description". <Ref. to SL-3, REAR GATE LOCK AND TRUNK LID LOCK, COMPONENT, General Description.>

C: INSPECTION

1. TRUNK LID LATCH

Check if the trunk lid latch operates normally.

If latch deformation, abnormal wear, or unsmooth lock operation is observed, replace the rear gate latch & actuator assembly.

2. LOCK ACTUATOR

1) Disconnect the trunk lid latch & actuator assembly connector.

2) Check the door lock operation by applying battery voltage between the terminals of trunk lid latch & actuator.

Preparation tool: Circuit tester

Subaru Outback. Security and Locks

Subaru Outback. Security and Locks

3) If the actuator does not operate normally, replace the trunk lid latch & actuator assembly

Front Hood Lock Assembly

A: REMOVAL

1) Open the front hood.

2) Remove the front bumper face. <Ref. to EI-39, REMOVAL, Front Bumper.>

3) Remove the clips and remove the air intake duct.

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4) Remove the clips and remove the grille bracket.

Subaru Outback. Security and Locks

5) Remove the front hood lock assembly.

  1. Remove the bolt.

Subaru Outback. Security and Locks

  1. Remove the release cable, and detach the front hood lock assembly.

Subaru Outback. Security and Locks

B: INSTALLATION

1) Before installation, check the following items.

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

Tightening torque: Refer to "COMPONENT" of "General Description". <Ref. to SL-4, FRONT HOOD LOCK AND REMOTE OPENERS, COMPONENT, General Description.>

3) Adjust the fog light beam. (Model with fog light) <Ref. to LI-41, FOG LIGHT AIMING, ADJUSTMENT, Front Fog Light Assembly.>

C: ADJUSTMENT

1) Loosen the bolt, and adjust the lock assembly while moving it up and down.

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2) After adjustment, tighten the bolts securely.

Tightening torque: Refer to "COMPONENT" of "General Description". <Ref. to SL-4, FRONT HOOD LOCK AND REMOTE OPENERS, COMPONENT, General Description.>

D: INSPECTION

Check if the front hood lock ASSY operates normally.

If latch deformation, abnormal wear, or unsmooth lock operation is observed, replace the front hood lock assembly.

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