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1997 Subaru Legacy CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Subaru REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Subaru Legacy AUTOMOBILES

Subaru -> Cooling Fans -> System Diagnosis & Testing -> Impreza -> Legacy
Vehicle: 1997 Subaru Legacy Brighton 2.2 H4 GAS

Impreza

Refer to Figs. through for electric cooling fan ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Subaru Legacy AUTOMOBILES

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Brake System Bleed
Vehicle: 1997 Subaru Legacy L 2.2 H4 GAS

  • Ensure there are no fluid leaks from joints or connections.
  • When bleeding brakes, bleed brakes connected to the secondary chamber of the master cylinder, then bleed brakes connected to the primary chamber of the master cylinder.
  • Fit one end of vinyl tube into air bleeder and put the other end into a brake fluid containe...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Subaru Legacy AUTOMOBILES

Subaru -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1994-04 Except 2004 Impreza WRX STi -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 1997 Subaru Legacy Postal 2.2 H4 GAS

Normal Service

Replace ...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Subaru Legacy AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Rear
Vehicle: 1997 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5 H4 GAS

Front

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle and support it with safety stands in proper locations.
  • Remove wheel nuts and front wheels.
  • Unstake hub nut using suitable tool.
  • Remove driveshaft locknut from front hub while depressing brake pedal. Remove wheel before loosening axle nut.
  • Remove stabilizer link from front arm.
  • Disconnect transverse link from housing.
  • Remove spring pin which secures transmission spindle and install new spring upon installation.
  • Remove front driveshaft assembly. If driveshaft is hard to remove use suitable puller to aid in removal.
  • Remo...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Subaru Legacy AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Subaru Legacy L 2.2 H4 GAS

  • Disconnect ground cable from battery.
  • Disconnect connector and terminal from alternator.
  • Remove V-belt covers.
  • Remove V-belts.
  • Remove bolts which ...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Subaru Legacy AUTOMOBILES

Subaru -> Automatic Transmission (A/T) Fluid Temperature Indicator ->
Vehicle: 1997 Subaru Legacy L 2.2 H4 GAS

The A/T fluid temperature lamp will turn on when ignition switch is placed in On position and should turn off after a few seconds. If lamp illuminates while driving, the vehicle should be pulled off the road and allowed to idle with transmission lever in Park until the lamp goes off. If the lamp goes off vehicle can ...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Subaru Legacy AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 1997 Subaru Legacy Brighton 2.2 H4 GAS

Lower

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container by loosening drain plug of radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp at radiator outlet.
  • Remove hose from radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp at water pump.
  • Remove hose from water pump.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to insta...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Subaru Legacy AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5 H4 GAS

  • Remove drive belt cover. Wipe off any oil or water on belt and pulley.
  • Loosen lockbolt on slider bolt.
  • Loosen slider bolt.
  • ...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 Subaru Legacy AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 1997 Subaru Legacy cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Fuel Tank Component Locations Diagram for 1997 Subaru Legacy Brighton 2.2 H4 GASFuel Tank Component Locations Diagram for 1997 Subaru Legacy Brighton 2.2 H4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Level Sensor
  • Fuel Temperature Sensor
  • Fuel Tank Pressure Sensor
  • Fuel Sub Level Sensor
  • Engine & Transmission Wiring Harness Connector Locations Diagram for 1997 Subaru Legacy Postal 2.2 H4 GASEngine & Transmission Wiring Harness Connector Locations Diagram for 1997 Subaru Legacy Postal 2.2 H4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Throttle Position Sensor
  • Rear Oxygen Sensor
  • Purge Control Solenoid Valve
  • Ignition Coil
  • Knock Sensor
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 Subaru Legacy AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1997 Subaru Legacy cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1997 Subaru Legacy Limited 2.5 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Subaru Legacy Limited 2.5 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Rear Door Lock Actuator LH
  • Rear Door Lock Actuator RH
  • Door Lock Timer
  • 1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Oil Pressure Switch
  • Temperature gauge
  • Oil Pressure Warning Light
  • Thermometer
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1997 Subaru Legacy AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1997 Subaru Legacy cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: EVAPORATIVE EMISSION SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC INFORMATION
    Vehicle: 1997 Subaru Legacy L 2.2 H4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Document: REMANUFACTURED TRANSAXLES PROGRAM - REVISED
    Vehicle: 1997 Subaru Legacy L 2.2 H4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Automatic Trans, Coolers, Torque Converter
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1997 Subaru Legacy AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1997 Subaru Legacy cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 1997 Subaru Legacy cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 1997 Subaru Legacy cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 1997 Subaru Legacy cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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