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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

    Imported Cars & Light Trucks & Vans -> 1996-97 -> System Inspection -> Compressor -> Condenser -> Evaporator -> Receiver/Drier -> Refrigerant Line Restrictions -> Thermostatic Expansion Valve
    Vehicle: 1997 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5 H4 GAS

    While a detailed diagnostic procedure for all air conditioning systems would be impractical due to the many variations in construction and operation, there are three fundamental components of a total diagnosis:

    • Refrigerant systems must have an adequate, but not excessive charge.
    • Determination must be made whether the refrigerant system is governed by a cycling clutch compressor or by valves which control evaporator pressure.
    • The air distribution system (blower motor, switches, vacuum lines and air ducts) must be operational before checking the ...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Subaru Legacy AUTOMOBILES

    Disc Brakes -> Brake Pad Service -> Front -> Rear
    Vehicle: 1997 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5 H4 GAS

    Front

    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove front wheels.
    • Disconnect brake hose from strut.
    • Remove caliper lockpin, then rotate caliper on guide pin, Figs. through .
    • Remove brake pads from support.
    • Reverse procedure to install noting the following:
      • Push piston into caliper body. When piston is difficult to insert, loosen the air bleeder, then push into place.
      • Refer to Figs. and for tightening values.
      • After completing installation, depress brake pedal several times to seat brake pads against rotor. If pedal stroke is excessive, bleed hydraulic system as outlined under, "Hydraulic Brake S... "

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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 Outback 2.5 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 Outback 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

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 1997 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5 H4 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Disconnect solenoid wiring at starter.
    • Remo...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Subaru Legacy AUTOMOBILES

    Subaru -> All Wheel Drive (AWD) System Warning Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 1997 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5 H4 GAS

    The AWD warning lamp, will illuminate for a few seconds when the ignition switch is placed in the on position as a bulb check. The lamp should go off when the engine is started. The lamp will illuminate when AWD is disen...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Subaru Legacy AUTOMOBILES

    Radiator, Replace
    Vehicle: 1997 Subaru Legacy L 2.2 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+.

    Data Link Connector & ECM Locations Diagram for 1997 Subaru Legacy Postal 2.2 H4 GASData Link Connector & ECM Locations Diagram for 1997 Subaru Legacy Postal 2.2 H4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Engine Control Module
  • Check Engine Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • Test Mode Connector
  • Data Link Connector For Subaru Select Monitor And OBD-II General Scan Tool
  • Data Link Connector For Subaru Select Monitor Only
  • Bulkhead Wiring Harness Connector Locations Diagram for 1997 Subaru Legacy Brighton 2.2 H4 GASBulkhead Wiring Harness Connector Locations Diagram for 1997 Subaru Legacy Brighton 2.2 H4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Shift-Lock Control Module
  • Data Link Connector
  • Transmission Control Module
  • Main Relay
  • Combination Switch
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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 L 2.2 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Subaru Legacy L 2.2 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Shift Lock Solenoid
  • Key Lock Solenoid
  • Inhibitor Switch
  • P Position Switch
  • Key Warning Switch
  • 1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Gauge
  • Fuel Gauge Module
  • Low-Fuel Warning Light
  • Fuel Gauge Sub Module
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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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