Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback: Rearview Mirror

A: REMOVAL

CAUTION: Be careful not to damage the mirror surface and windshield glass.

1) Remove the TORX bolt, and then slide the rear view mirror to remove.

Preparation tool: TORX T20

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2) When the mirror mount is damaged, use something like piano wire or a spatula to remove.

B: INSTALLATION

CAUTION: When tightening the mounting TORX screw, be sure to observe the tightening torque. Otherwise, the mount may be damaged in over-torque conditions.

Install each part in the reverse order of removal.

Tightening torque: Refer to "COMPONENT" of "General Description". <Ref. to GW-6, MIRROR, COMPONENT, General Description.>

NOTE: If the mirror mount is removed, it is attached according to the following procedures.

1. Remove the old adhesive completely.

2. Attach the mirror mount by matching with the mark on the windshield glass.

3. Make sure that the mirror mount is firmly adhered.

Adhesive: REPAIR KIT IN MR (Part No. 65029FC000) or equivalent

C: INSPECTION

Check the mirror and mirror mount for damage.

Rearview Mirror (RCD Model)

A: REMOVAL

CAUTION: Be careful not to damage the mirror surface and windshield glass.

1) Disconnect the ground cable from battery.

2) Remove the rearview mirror.

  1. Slide the upper section of the cover, and release the claws in the lower section, then remove the harness cover (a).
  2. Disconnect the rearview mirror connector (b).

CAUTION:

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  1. Remove the TORX bolt, and then slide the rear view mirror to remove.

Preparation tool: TORX T20

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3) When the mirror mount is damaged, use something like piano wire or a spatula to remove.

B: INSTALLATION

CAUTION: When tightening the mounting TORX bolt, be sure to observe the specified torque. Otherwise, the mount may be damaged in over-torque conditions.

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

2) Perform calibration and zone setting of the rearview mirror (RCD). <Ref. to GW-62, ADJUSTMENT, Rearview Mirror (RCD Model).>

Tightening torque: Refer to "COMPONENT" of "General Description". <Ref. to GW-6, MIRROR, COMPONENT, General Description.>

C: ADJUSTMENT

CAUTION:

1. CALIBRATION

1) Before performing calibration, check the following items.

2) Start the engine.

3) Hold down the multi-function button (a) for six to nine seconds. Once calibration mode starts, "C" is displayed on the screen (b).

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4) Drive the vehicle in a circle until the display of "C" on the screen goes off. (Approx. two or three times) 5) Display the compass to check the operation.

CAUTION: The mirror may not be able to perform the reading correctly. Therefore, when the compass operates only to the specific direction, repeat steps 3) to 5).

2. ZONE SETTING

1) Refer to the compass zone map to check the zone number of area you use the vehicle.

Compass zone map

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2) Turn the ignition switch to ON.

3) Hold down the multi-function button (a) for three to six seconds. Once zone setting mode starts, the zone number that is already set is displayed on the screen (b).

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4) Push the multi-function button repeatedly until the zone number you want to set is displayed.

NOTE: If you leave the multi-function button for three seconds, the zone setting mode is completed.

Wiper Deicer System

A: WIRING DIAGRAM

Refer to "Wiper Deicer System" in the wiring diagram. <Ref. to WI-255, Wiper Deicer System.>

B: INSPECTION

1. CHECK SYSTEM

NOTE:

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NOTE:

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*: When one of the following conditions occurs, continuous operation is suspended and turned off after 15 minutes.

2. CHECK WITH SUBARU SELECT MONITOR

CAUTION: Before performing the inspection, check the following settings.

1) Check the input signal when the rear window defogger switch is operated using Subaru Select Monitor.

  1. Prepare the Subaru Select Monitor. <Ref. to GW-7, PREPARATION TOOL, General Description.>
  2. Turn the ignition switch to ON (engine OFF) and run the "PC application for Subaru Select Monitor".
  3. On "System Selection Menu" display, select {Integ. unit mode}.
  4. Select the {wiper deicer output} on {Current Data Display & Save}.
  5. Check the displayed data (ON/OFF) by operating the rear window defogger switch.

2) Check the operation with rear window defogger switch ON.

3) When the operation in 2) above fails, replace the body integrated unit.

3. HEAT WIRE INSPECTION

Refer to "HEAT WIRE INSPECTION" of "Rear Window Defogger System". <Ref. to GW-55, HEAT WIRE INSPECTION, INSPECTION, Rear Window Defogger System.>

NOTE: Heat wire inspection needs removing/installing procedure of instrument panel assembly.

C: REPAIR

Refer to "REPAIR" of "Rear Window Defogger System". <Ref. to GW-57, REPAIR, Rear Window Defogger System.>

NOTE: Heat wire repair needs removing/installing procedure of instrument panel assembly.

 

Body Structure

General Description

A: SPECIFICATION

Refer to "Body Repair Manual" for general description of body structure, reference points and reference dimensions.

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 Instrumentation/Driver Info

General Description A: SPECIFICATION Combination meter Clock B: CAUTION Before disassembling or reassembling parts, always disconnect the battery ground cable from battery. When replacing

 Seats

 General Description

A: COMPONENT 1. FRONT SEAT Manual seat LH Backrest heater ASSY Backrest pad Backrest cover Backrest frame ASSY Backrest back cover Headrest bushing Headrest ASSY Flat mat hook S hook Si

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 Transmission Mounting System

A: REMOVAL 1. CROSSMEMBER AND CUSHION RUBBER 1) Disconnect the ground cable from battery. 2) Lift up the vehicle. 3) Remove the front under cover. <Ref. to EI-35, REMOVAL, Front Under Cover.> 4) Remove the front and center exhaust pipes. (non-turbo model) <Ref. to EX(H4SO)-5, REMOVAL, Fr

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