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

Subaru -> Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Control Assembly, Replace -> Impreza -> Legacy -> Push Control Unit -> SVX
Vehicle: 1997 Subaru Legacy LSI 2.5 H4 GAS

Impreza

  • Set temperature control switch to Max COLD, and mode selector switch to defroster position.
  • Disconnect both temperature control cable and mode selector cable from heater unit.
  • Remove center panel.
  • Disconnect harness connectors.
  • Remove all attaching fasteners, then the control assembly.
  • Reverse procedure to install. Do not attempt to move links during installation.

Legacy

Push Control Unit
    ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Subaru Legacy AUTOMOBILES

Power Brake Units -> Description
Vehicle: 1997 Subaru Legacy L 2.2 H4 GAS

The brake booster is located inline between the master cylinder and the brake pedal. It serves to mechanically boost the force pushing the pistons of the master cylinder.

The brake booster consists of a power cylinder section and a power piston section. The power cylinder is made up of a front shell, rear shell and a diaphragm. The front and rear shells are connected with the diaphragm placed in between the two. The power cylinder chamber is closed to the atmosphere and the left and right chambers of the diaphragm are kept sealed.

The power piston is ...

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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 Limited 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 Limited 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 Outback 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 -> Driver Control Center Differential Indicator Lamps ->
Vehicle: 1997 Subaru Legacy L 2.2 H4 GAS

The Driver Control Center Differential Indicator lamps show the current differential limiting factor of the center differential. The bottom indicator lamp will flash if a...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Subaru Legacy AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Subaru Legacy Limited 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 GT 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+.

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

Components on diagram:
  • Purge Control Solenoid Valve
  • Ignition Coil
  • Igniter
  • EGR Valve
  • EGR Control Solenoid Valve
  • Front Wiring Harness Connector Locations Diagram for 1997 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5 H4 GASFront Wiring Harness Connector Locations Diagram for 1997 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5 H4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Sunroof Control Module
  • Seat Belt Switch
  • Parking Brake Switch
  • Front Door Switch RH
  • Front Door Switch LH
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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 GT 2.5 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Symbol Identification
  • 1997 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5 H4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Stop Light Switch
  • ABS Control Module
  • ABS Indicator Light
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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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