Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback: Wheel and Tire System

General Description

A: SPECIFICATION

Subaru Outback. Wheel and Tire System

  1. Offset
  2. P.C.D.

Subaru Outback. Wheel and Tire System

NOTE:

Size and inflation pressure of the standard equipment tire and spare tire for emergency are described on the "Tire inflation pressure" label attached to the body side of the driver's door.

1. SERVICE DATA

Subaru Outback. Wheel and Tire System

B: COMPONENT

Subaru Outback. Wheel and Tire System

  1. TPMS & keyless entry control module
  2. Screw
  3. Transmitter (snap in type)
  4. Valve

Tightening torque: N*m (kgf-m, ft-lb)
T1: 1.4 (0.14, 1.0)
T2: 7.5 (0.76, 5.5)

C: PREPARATION TOOL

1. GENERAL TOOL

Subaru Outback. Wheel and Tire System

Tire and Wheel

A: REMOVAL

1) Remove the hubcap.

2) Lift up the vehicle.

3) Remove the wheel nut.

4) Remove the wheels.

CAUTION: When removing the wheels, be careful not to damage the hub bolts.

B: INSTALLATION

1) Install the wheels to vehicle.

2) Tighten the wheel nuts to the specified torque.

Tightening torque: 120 N*m (12.24 kgf-m, 88.5 ft-lb)

C: INSPECTION

1. TIRE

CAUTION: When replacing a tire, make sure to use only tires of the same size, construction and load range as originally installed.

1) Tire size and tire inflation pressure check <Ref. to WT-2, SPECIFICATION, General Description.>

2) Cracks, damage and wear check

3) Tire runout check

  1. Lift up the vehicle.
  2. Slowly rotate the wheel to check rim "runout" using a dial gauge.

Subaru Outback. Wheel and Tire System

Subaru Outback. Wheel and Tire System

Subaru Outback. Wheel and Tire System

  1. If the rim runout exceeds service limit, replace the wheel.

2. TIRE ROTATION

NOTE:

Rotate tires periodically (12,500 km/7,500 miles) in order to prolong life and to prevent uneven wear. Rotate tires as shown in the figure depending on whether or not the direction of the tire rotation is specified.

Subaru Outback. Wheel and Tire System

  1. Front side of vehicle

Subaru Outback. Wheel and Tire System

  1. Front side of vehicle

3. WHEEL BALANCING

1) Using the wheel balancer, measure wheel balance.

2) Adjust the wheel balancing.

NOTE:

Subaru Outback. Wheel and Tire System

  1. Knock-on type weight for aluminum wheel
  2. Knock-on type weight for steel wheel

Service limit A:
Knock-on type weight for steel wheel: 2.0 mm (0.079 in)
Knock-on type weight for aluminum wheel: 5.0 mm (0.197 in)

"T-type" Tire

A: NOTE

"T-type" tire for temporary use is prepared as a spare tire.

CAUTION:

B: REPLACEMENT

Refer to "Tire & Wheel" for removal and installation of the "T-type" tire. <Ref. to WT-4, Tire and Wheel.>

C: INSPECTION

Refer to "Tire & Wheel" for inspection of the "T-type" tire. <Ref. to WT-4, TIRE, INSPECTION, Tire and Wheel.>

Tire Pressure Monitoring System

A: REMOVAL

1. TRANSMITTER (TIRE INFLATION PRESSURE SENSOR)

1) Remove the wheels from the vehicle. <Ref. to WT-4, REMOVAL, Tire and Wheel.>

2) Remove the tires from wheels.

CAUTION: Use a tire changer when removing the tire from the wheel.

3) Loosen the screw to remove the transmitter from the valve stem.

CAUTION: Do not reuse the valve and screw. Replace the valve and screw with a new part even when reusing transmitter.

Subaru Outback. Wheel and Tire System

  1. Wheel
  2. Transmitter
  3. Screw
  4. Valve

4) Remove the valve from the wheel.

2. TPMS & KEYLESS CONTROL MODULE

NOTE: TPMS control module is integrated with the keyless entry control module.

Sedan model

1) Disconnect the ground cable from battery.

2) Remove the rear shelf trim. <Ref. to EI-120, REMOVAL, Rear Shelf Trim.>

3) Remove the TPMS & keyless control module.

  1. Disconnect the connector.
  2. Remove the bolt and then remove the TPMS & keyless control module.

Subaru Outback. Wheel and Tire System

OUTBACK model

1) Disconnect the ground cable from battery.

2) Remove the rear quarter trim LH. <Ref. to EI-110, REMOVAL, Rear Quarter Trim.>

3) Remove the TPMS & keyless control module.

  1. Disconnect the connector.
  2. Remove the bolt and then remove the TPMS & keyless control module.

Subaru Outback. Wheel and Tire System

B: INSTALLATION

1. TRANSMITTER (TIRE INFLATION PRESSURE SENSOR)

CAUTION: Use the new transmitter assembly or replace the new valve and screw, when installing.

1) Replace the valve and screw with a new part when reusing transmitter.

Subaru Outback. Wheel and Tire System

  1. Screw
  2. Transmitter
  3. Valve

Tightening torque: 1.4 N*m (0.14 kgf-m, 1.0 ft-lb)

2) Install the transmitter to the wheel by aligning it with valve hole.

NOTE: When using the jig that pulls the valve cap by hooking its neck part, use another short-type cap.

3) Install the tires to wheels.

CAUTION:

Subaru Outback. Wheel and Tire System

  1. Transmitter
  2. Direction of turn table rotation
  3. 135º
  4. Tire changer boom
  5. 90º
  6. Starting point for fitting the bead to the rim

4) Install the wheels to vehicle. <Ref. to WT-4, INSTALLATION, Tire and Wheel.>

5) Register the transmitter ID to the TPMS & keyless control module. <Ref. to TPM(diag)-12, Register Transmitter (ID).>

2. TPMS & KEYLESS CONTROL MODULE

Install each part in the reverse order of removal.

Tightening torque: 7.5 N*m (0.76 kgf-m, 5.5 ft-lb)

C: ADJUSTMENT

Re-register the transmitter ID when transmitter has been replaced. <Ref. to TPM(diag)-12, Register Transmitter (ID).>

General Diagnostic Table

A: INSPECTION

Subaru Outback. Wheel and Tire System

Subaru Outback. Wheel and Tire System

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