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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

    A/C & Cooling System Maintenance -> Subaru -> 1990-2002
    Vehicle: 1997 Subaru Legacy Limited 2.5 H4 GAS

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Subaru Legacy AUTOMOBILES

    Power Brake Units -> Power Brake Unit Service -> Brake Booster, Replace -> Forester, Impreza, Legacy & Outback -> Overhaul -> SVX
    Vehicle: 1997 Subaru Legacy L 2.2 H4 GAS

    Brake Booster, Replace

    Forester, Impreza, Legacy & Outback
    • Disconnect brake fluid level indicator connector, if equipped.
    • Remove master cylinder assembly.
    • Disconnect vacuum hose from brake booster.
    • Working from inside the passenger compartment, remove snap pin and operating rod clevis pin from brake pedal assembly.
    • Remove brake booster retaining nuts, then brake booster from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedure to install. Torque brake booster retaining nuts to 10-17 ft. lbs.
    SVX
    • Raise and support vehicle and remo...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Subaru Legacy AUTOMOBILES

    Subaru -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Except Justy w/Carbureted Engine -> Fuel System Pressure Relief -> Removal & Installation
    Vehicle: 1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5 H4 GAS

    Fuel System Pressure Relief

    • On Impreza, SVX, 1990-94 Legacy models,fold down the rear seat back, then remove the floor mat and access hole lid.
    • On 1995-00 Legacy models, remove the rear seat cushion and seat back, then the floor mat and access hole lid.
    • On all models, disconnect the fuel pump relay electrical connector.
    • Start the engine and operate until it stalls.
    • After the engine has stalled, crank the engine for at least 5 seconds.
    • Place the ignition switch in Off position.
    • Disconnect the battery ground cable.
    • Connect the fuel pump electrical connector.
    • On...

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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 Limited 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 -> Rear Differential Oil Temperature Indicator Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 1997 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5 H4 GAS

    The Rear Differential Oil 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 r...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Subaru Legacy AUTOMOBILES

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

    • Remove battery from vehicle.
    • Remove engine splash shield/under cover.
    • Drain engine coolant into suitable container.
    • Disconnect radiator outlet hoses, Figs. .
    • Remove drive belt cover, then disconnect inlet hoses.
    • Disconnect e...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Subaru Legacy AUTOMOBILES

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

    Emission Control & Ignition System Component Locations Diagram for 1997 Subaru Legacy LSI 2.5 H4 GASEmission Control & Ignition System Component Locations Diagram for 1997 Subaru Legacy LSI 2.5 H4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Purge Control Solenoid Valve
  • Ignition Coil
  • Igniter
  • EGR Valve
  • EGR Control Solenoid Valve
  • Fuel Tank Component Locations Diagram for 1997 Subaru Legacy L 2.2 H4 GASFuel Tank Component Locations Diagram for 1997 Subaru Legacy L 2.2 H4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Level Sensor
  • Fuel Temperature Sensor
  • Fuel Tank Pressure Sensor
  • Fuel Sub Level 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 Postal 2.2 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Subaru Legacy Postal 2.2 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
  • 1997 Subaru Legacy Brighton 2.2 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Subaru Legacy Brighton 2.2 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Seat Heater LH
  • Seat Heater RH
  • Seat Heater Switch RH
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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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