Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback (BR): Wheel alignment

*: The difference between right-hand camber and left-hand camber should be within

Item Legacy Outback
2.5 L non-turbo models Except 2.5 L non-turbo models  
Toe Front 0+-0.12 in (0+-3 mm)
Toe angle (sum of both wheels): 0° 00 15"
Rear 0+-0.12 in (0+-3 mm)
Toe angle (sum of both wheels): 0 +- 0°15'
0.08+-0.12 in (2+-3 mm)
Toe angle (sum of both wheels):
0°10' 10° 15"
Camber* Front -0.30 +- 0°45' -0°15'+-0"45" 0°00' +- 0°45'
Rear -1°00' +- 0°45' -1°10' +-0"45" 0°00' +- 0°45'


*: The difference between right-hand camber and left-hand camber should be within 45’ or less.

Wheel alignment is a critical aspect of maintaining your Subaru Outback (BR) to ensure optimal performance, safety, and longevity of your vehicle. Proper wheel alignment involves adjusting the angles of the wheels to meet the manufacturer's specifications, ensuring that they are perpendicular to the ground and parallel to each other.

One of the key benefits of wheel alignment is improved handling and stability. When your wheels are properly aligned, your Subaru Outback will track straight and true, providing you with a smoother and more comfortable driving experience. This also helps in reducing tire wear and ensures that your tires wear evenly, extending their lifespan and saving you money in the long run.

Another important aspect of wheel alignment is enhanced fuel efficiency. Misaligned wheels can cause your vehicle to experience increased rolling resistance, leading to higher fuel consumption. By ensuring that your wheels are aligned correctly, you can improve fuel efficiency and reduce your overall fuel costs.

Proper wheel alignment also contributes to improved safety on the road. Misaligned wheels can affect the handling and braking performance of your Subaru Outback, compromising your ability to control the vehicle in various driving conditions. By getting regular wheel alignments, you can enhance the safety of your vehicle and reduce the risk of accidents.

In conclusion, wheel alignment plays a crucial role in maintaining the performance, safety, and efficiency of your Subaru Outback (BR) 2010-2015. It is recommended to have your wheel alignment checked regularly, especially after hitting potholes or curbs, to ensure that your vehicle continues to operate at its best.


 Fuses and circuits

 Fuse panel located in the passenger compartment

 Fuse panel located in the engine compartment

A) Main fuse


 DTC P1160, P1443, P1492, P1493, P1494, P1495, P1496, P1497, P1498, P1499, P1518, P1560, P2096, P2097, P2101, P2102, P2103, P2109, P2122, P2123, P2127, P2128, P2135, P2138, P2227, P2228

DA:DTC P1160 RETURN SPRING FAILURE NOTE: For the diagnostic procedure, refer to DTC P2101. <Ref. to EN(H4SO)(diag)-267, DTC P2101 THROTTLE ACTUATOR CONTROL MOTOR CIRCUIT RANGE/PERFORMANCE, Diagnostic Procedure with Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC).> DB:DTC P1443 VENT CONTROL SOLENOID VALVE FUNC

 Low fuel warning light

The low fuel warning light illuminates when the tank is nearly empty approximately 2.6 US gal (10.0 liters, or 2.2 Imp gal). It only operates when the ignition switch is in the “ON” position. NOTE This light does not turn off unless the tank is replenished up to an internal fuel quanti

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