Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback: Removing and reinstalling clips

Removing clips

There are several types of clips used for your vehicle

Type A clips

1. Turn the clips counterclockwise using a flat-head screwdriver until the center


1. Turn the clips counterclockwise using a flat-head screwdriver until the center portion of the clip is raised.

2. Remove the clips with a flat-head screwdriver using leverage.

Type B clips

1. Pull out the center portion of the clip using a flat-head screwdriver as shown


1. Pull out the center portion of the clip using a flat-head screwdriver as shown in the illustration.

2. Pull the protruded center portion to remove the entire body of the clip.

Type C clips

1. Turn the clip counterclockwise using a Phillips screwdriver until the center


1. Turn the clip counterclockwise using a Phillips screwdriver until the center portion of the clip is raised.

2. Remove the entire clip by pulling it up.

Reinstalling clips

Type A clips


Type A clips

Type B clips


Type B clips

Type C clips


Type C clips

Insert the clip without the center portion first and then push the center portion of the clip into the hole.

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