Subaru Legacy/Outback

1999-2003 of release

Repair and car operation



Subaru Legasi, Autbek
+ Cars Subaru Legacy, Outback
- The operation manual
   + Access, protection
   - Elements of systems of safety
      Instructions for use means of passive safety of the driver and passengers
      Adjustment of seats
      Adjustment of an inclination of a steering column (if it is provided)
      System of additional safety (SRS)
      Danger of a poisoning монооксидом carbon (WITH)
   + The car equipment, arrangement of devices and controls
   + Comfort
   + Operation receptions
+ Routine maintenance
+ The engine
+ Systems of cooling, heating
+ The power supply system and release
+ Engine electric equipment
+ Manual box and differential
+ Automatic transmission
+ Coupling
+ Brake system
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment





Adjustment of seats

Forward seats

The seat should be established in the position, providing to the driver the maximum comfort at management of pedals, a steering wheel and switches on the panel of devices. Besides, should be provided the good review through a windscreen and reliability of fixing of a body of the driver with a seat belt. Elements of management are located by seat position in front under a pillow (the lever of adjustment of position of a seat in a longitudinal direction) and from pillow lateral aspect (the lever of adjustment of an inclination of a back, and two handles of adjustment of position of a pillow).

Adjustment of seats should be made prior to the beginning of movement.

Application of any additional pillows and the other subjects enclosed on a pillow or a back of a seat is not supposed.

Remember that the excessive inclination of a back of a seat in an essential measure reduces efficiency of functioning of a seat belt!

Adjustment of position of a seat in a longitudinal direction

Manual drive

Pull on itself located in front under полушкой seats a control lever and shift seat assemblage in demanded position. Having finished adjustment, release the lever and make sure of reliability of fixing of a seat, подвигав it forward-back at the released lever.


The electric drive (at a corresponding complete set)

On some models the driver's seat can be equipped by the electric drive.

For moving of assemblage of a seat to a longitudinal direction it is necessary to wring out the combined polzunkovo-keyboard switch located from an external lateral face of a pillow in a corresponding direction.


Adjustment of height of a seat (only a driver's seat)

Manual drive


Adjustment of height of position of a first line of a pillow of a driver's seat can be made by means of the rotating handle located in a forward part of an external lateral wall of a pillow. Directly behind the first handle the rotating handle of adjustment of height of position of back edge of a pillow of a driver's seat is located.

1 — the Handle of adjustment of position of back edge of a pillow
2 — the Handle of adjustment of position of a first line of a pillow


The electric drive (at a corresponding complete set)

Adjustment of height of position of forward and back edges of a pillow of the seat equipped with the electric drive is made by procrastination upwards/downwards corresponding edge of the combined polzunkovo-keyboard switch.

Adjustment of an inclination of a back of a seat

 For the purpose of increase of efficiency of functioning of elements of safety (belts and pillows) backs of forward seats during movement should be in vertical position!


Pull upwards the lock lever and reject a seat back in demanded position. Back fixing is made automatically at release the lever.


The adjusting mechanism is supplied by a spring which at procrastination of the lock lever returns a back in vertical position. At lever procrastination nestle a back on a back of a seat or hold with her hand.

Adjustment of height of position of headrests

The headrest should be established so that its central part settled down at level of an upper edge of an ear sitting.

 Efficiency of functioning of a headrest is defined by correctness of its adjustment and appreciably decreases at making between a back sitting and a back of a seat of any pillows!


The headrest raising is made by вытягивания it from directing in a seat back. For headrest lowering press on it downwards, simultaneously wringing out the button отпускания a clamp. Having finished adjustment, release the button and make sure of reliability of fixing of a headrest.


Adjustment of a lumbar emphasis (at a corresponding complete set)

The lever of adjustment of a lumbar emphasis is located on an internal lateral surface of a back of a seat.

Lever procrastination forward or leads to respective alteration of camber of the bottom part of a back of a seat back, providing comfortable support of lumbar department of a backbone.

Heating (if it is provided)

Functioning principle

On in appropriate way the equipped models switches of management are located by heating of forward seats on console assemblage, to the right of the lever of a drive of a lay brake and are equipped by the built in display lamps.


For heating inclusion translate the corresponding switch in position LO (normal intensity of heating) or HI (the raised intensity of heating).

Safety measures

In avoidance подсадки the storage battery should be avoided heating inclusion on occupied with the passenger of a seat. For the same reason include mode HI of a heater only quickly for the accelerated warming up of a pillow, then translate the switch in position LO.

Do not put on the seats equipped with heating elements heavy things and sharp subjects. Do not cover a pillow with blankets, plaids, etc.

Do not use for cleaning of the seats equipped with heating elements benzene, gasoline, spirit or other organic solvents.

At hit on a seat of water or other liquid before to include heating of a seat wait full drying of a moisture.
Immediately switch off heating at occurrence of the slightest signs of infringement of serviceability of functioning of elements of system.

The equipment in berth salon

At the removed headrests of a back of forward seats can be lowered on one level with a pillow of a back seat that allows to equip a convenient and wide berth in salon.

 Before a start of motion do not forget to return a back in vertical position, establish into place and adjust properly headrests!


Back seat

Seat design

The back seat consists of an one-section or two-section pillow and a two-section back with the folding central armrest which is a part of the right section of a back.

Откидывание forward sections of a pillow of a seat it is made by means of special loops.


Transportation of lengthy subjects

Behind a folding central armrest of a back seat the falling panel equipped with the lock handle which moving provides direct access to a car luggage space is located. The similar design allows to transport in the car lengthy subjects (such as skis) without infringement of comfort of passengers.


Lowering/podnimanie of sections of a back

Lateral sections of a back of a back seat can be lowered in an individual order in horizontal position. For lowering of a clamp of a back it is necessary to press the corresponding button located from lateral aspect of a headrest, - do not forget to cast away preliminary a pillow and to remove headrests. At lowering of a back the pin on the bottom party of the lifted pillow should enter into a reciprocal groove from above on a back.

The removed headrests can be fixed in a back part of the lowered back.


For return of a back to a starting position simply lift and press to защелкивания a clamp.

Possibility of lowering of backs of a back seat allows to transport in case of need in the car lengthy subjects.

Adjustment of headrests

 Car driving at the removed headrests is interfaced to the raised risk травмирования the driver/passengers in case of failure! Remember that headrests of a back seat differ on a design from lobbies, - the error at installation of headrests appreciably raises probability of reception of a trauma!


Headrests serve for danger reduction травмирования cervical department of a backbone of the driver/passenger at blows in a car back.

 Attention: Efficiency of functioning of a headrest is defined by correctness of its adjustment and appreciably decreases at making between a back sitting and a back of a seat of any pillows!


Adjustment of position of headrests of back seats is made as well as on forward seats (see above), - the site lock рычажков is shown on an illustration.


Headrest removal is made by its extraction from directing in a seat back at the wrung out button of a clamp. For headrest installation in the beginning be convinced that it is developed in a correct direction then insert it into a seat back, pressing thus the button of adjustment of height, as shown arrows. Make sure that the button of adjustment of height is located correctly, as is shown in drawing, and pull a headrest upwards to be convinced that it does not leave a seat back.
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