Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback: Recommended grade and viscosity

Each oil manufacturer has its own base oils and additives. Never use different brands together. For details, refer to “Manual transmission, front differential and rear differential gear oil” F12-6.


 Automatic transmission fluid

 Checking the fluid level

The automatic transmission fluid expands largely as its temperature rises; the fluid level differs according to fluid temperature. Therefore, there are two different scales for checking the level

 Check the fluid level monthly.

1. Drive the vehicle several miles to raise the temperature of the transmission fluid up to normal operating temperature; 158 to 1768F (70 to 808C) is normal. 2. Park the vehicle on a level surface


 Examples of the types of accidents in which deployment of the driver’s/driver’s and front passenger’s SRS frontal airbag(s) is unlikely to occur.

1) The vehicle strikes an object, such as a telephone pole or sign pole. 2) The vehicle slides under the load bed of a truck. 3) The vehicle sustains an oblique offset frontal impact. 4) The vehicle sustains an offset frontal collision. 5) The vehicle strikes an object that can move or deform,

 Intake Manifold

A: REMOVAL 1. INTAKE MANIFOLD 1) Release the fuel pressure. 2) Disconnect the ground cable from battery. 3) Open the fuel filler lid and remove the fuel filler cap. 4) Remove the cover (A) and clip (B) from air intake boot assembly. 5) Loosen the clamp (A) which connects the air intake boot asse

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