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

Subaru -> Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Refrigerant Line, Replace -> Impreza & Legacy -> SVX
Vehicle: 1997 Subaru Legacy Limited 2.5 H4 GAS

Impreza & Legacy

  • Recover refrigerant as outlined under .
  • Remove low pressure hose attaching bolts, hose clip, then disconnect connector at evaporator unit.
  • Remove high pressure hose attaching bolts.
  • Remove front grille, then disconnect pipe connection.
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
    • Torque bolts to 7-14 ft. lbs. and nuts to 18-25 ft. lbs.
    • Clamp and clip hoses.
    • Ensure hoses ar...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Subaru Legacy AUTOMOBILES

Anti-lock Brakes -> Legacy & Outback -> Troubleshooting
Vehicle: 1997 Subaru Legacy LSI 2.5 H4 GAS

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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 LSI 2.5 H4 GAS

Normal Service

Replace ...

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

DRIVESHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5 H4 GAS

Wrap metal parts with a cloth or rubber material. Rubber boot may be damaged due to interference with adjacent metal parts during removal.

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Place vehicle in neutral.
  • Release parking brake.
  • Raise and support vehicle and support it with safety stands in proper locations.
  • Remove center exhaust pipes bolts and nuts.
  • Remove rear exhaust pipe and muffler.
  • Remove heat shield cover.
  • Place reference mark on front driveline and rear differential flange. Paint is recommended for match marks. Never damage rear driveline shaft flange yoke or companion flange
  • Remove...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Subaru Legacy AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5 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 -> EGR Maintenance Reminder Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1997 Subaru Legacy L 2.2 H4 GAS

The EGR maintenance reminder indicator lamp will be illuminated to indicate time for EGR maintenance. After performing maintenance, reset reminder lamp. Remove instrument pan...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Subaru Legacy AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Bypass -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 1997 Subaru Legacy Brighton 2.2 H4 GAS

Inlet

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container by loosening drain plug of radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp at heater core.
  • Remove hose from heater core.
  • Reposition hose clamp at cylinder head.
  • Remove hose from cylinder head.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to install.

Outlet

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container by loosening drain plug of radiator.
  • Reposition hose clam...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Subaru Legacy AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Subaru Legacy Postal 2.2 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+.

I/P Wiring Harness Connector Locations Diagram for 1997 Subaru Legacy Limited 2.5 H4 GASI/P Wiring Harness Connector Locations Diagram for 1997 Subaru Legacy Limited 2.5 H4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Radio
  • A/C Switch
  • Hazard Switch
  • Combination Meter
  • Fuse Box
  • Rear Wiring Harness Connector Locations Diagram for 1997 Subaru Legacy Limited 2.5 H4 GASRear Wiring Harness Connector Locations Diagram for 1997 Subaru Legacy Limited 2.5 H4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Power Window Main Switch
  • Front Door Lock Actuator RH
  • Front Door Lock Actuator LH
  • Front Door Speaker LH
  • Front Door Speaker RH
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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 Outback 2.5 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Turn Signal Switch
  • Hazard Switch
  • Turn Signal RH
  • Turn Signal LH
  • Front turn Signal Light RH
  • 1997 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Mirror Heater Switch
  • Rearview Mirror RH
  • Power Mirror Changeover Switch
  • Rearview Mirror LH
  • Power Mirror Remote Control Switch
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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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