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
   + The car equipment, arrangement of devices and controls
   + Comfort
   - Operation receptions
      The basic cautions
      Обкатка the new car
      Car refuelling
      The control of level of engine oil
      The control of level of a cooling liquid of the engine
      Transportation of cargoes in the car
      Engine start
      Engine stop
      Features of driving with a manual box of a gear change
      Features of driving with automatic transmission
      Features of management of the all-wheel drive car
      Features of operation of the car equipped with system of hydrostrengthening of a wheel (ГУР)
      Features of the driving, equipped противооткатным the device, - models with РКПП (at a corresponding complete set)
      Braking
      Features of the driving, equipped with system of dynamic stabilisation VDC (at a corresponding complete set)
      Control system of speed (темпостат)
      Electropneumatic suspension bracket (at a corresponding complete set)
      Automatic adjustment of height of position of a back suspension bracket (model Outback)
      Recommendations about economy of the expense of fuel
      Features of operation of the car equipped catalytic with the converter
      Car parking
      Recommendations about car driving in adverse weather conditions
      Operation of the car in the conditions of winter
      Trailer towage
+ 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





Features of the driving, equipped with system of dynamic stabilisation VDC (at a corresponding complete set)

 Presence of system VDC does not relieve of necessity to operate the car extremely attentively. Excessive self-confidence can easily lead to serious failure.

Even if the car is equipped by system VDC, at movement on snow-covered road or in the conditions of a glaze ice use of winter tyres and chains противоскольжения is necessary; also it is necessary to lower speed of the car.

System VDC activation specifies that a road covering slippery. As system VDC is not capable to provide absolute stability of the car, its operation should be a signal to necessity of decrease in speed of movement.

After replacement of components of a suspension bracket, a steering or removal of power shafts it is necessary to make without fail system VDC check on firm car repair shop Subaru.

For the purpose of maintenance of appropriate work of system VDC it is necessary to observe following rules:

On all four wheels tyres of one standard size with approximately identical degree of deterioration of a protector should be established;
b) All tyres should be pumped up with demanded pressure (the label fixed on a rack of the car) see.

At movement on a slippery covering, and also at sharp maneuvering for the purpose of a detour of an obstacle the car can enter into lateral drift, or its back will start to leave on an outer side. At revealing of the similar tendency system VDC is activated and starts to operate process together with ABS and антиробуксовочной system (TCS), providing suppression of sharp changes in spatial position and movement of the car and, thereby, raising its course stability.

System ABS function

ABS provides elektronno-hydraulic management of functioning of brake system, preventing premature blocking of wheels for the purpose of preservation of course stability and the control over management at braking on a slippery road covering. Even in an improbable case of refusal of system ABS possibility of a stop of the car usual brake system remains.
Function антиробуксовочной systems (TCS)

System TCS limits проворачивание driving wheels on slippery surfaces, keeping thereby appropriate coupling of protectors with a road cloth and providing possibility of the reliable control over management. Activation TCS is accompanied by operation of control lamp VDC.

Function of system of dynamic stabilisation (VDC)

System VDC promotes preservation of course stability by suppression of lateral drift at a sharp reversing of a steering wheel, and also at fulfilment of maneuvers on a slippery road covering. At system operation control lamp VDC is activated and starts to blink.

At system VDC operation the vibrations told in a pedal of a foot brake and a steering wheel of the car that is a sign of serviceable functioning of system can be felt and should not cause anxiety.

The start of motion after engine start can be accompanied at once by a short-term characteristic sound from an impellent compartment that specifies in carrying out of automatic check of system VDC and also should not cause anxiety.

At using brakes at once after a start of motion the lung подрагивание pedals can be felt that also specifies in carrying out of automatic check of system VDC.

At system VDC operation there is a little unusual sensation at steering wheel rotation.

Equipment of the car by system VDC does not release the owner from necessity of observance of usual safety measures: do not forget to establish winter tyres at car operation in a cold season.

 Chains противоскольжения are established on forward wheels. However at use of chains system effectiveness VDC decreases that it is necessary to consider at movement in similar conditions. Reduce speed at approach to turn.


In order to avoid infringement of serviceability of functioning VDC change of wheels should be made at the switched off engine.

The control of functioning of system VDC


The scheme of an arrangement of light indicators of system VDC is shown on an illustration.


The description of principles of functioning of control lamp VDC and light indicators of activation and switching-off VDC is resulted in Section the Combination of devices.
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