Subaru Legacy/Outback

1999-2003 of release

Repair and operation of the car

Subaru of Legasi, Autbek
+ Cars Subaru Legacy, Outback
- Operation manual
   + Access, protection
   - Elements of security systems
      Instructions for use means of passive safety of the driver and passengers
      Adjustment of seats
      Adjustment of an inclination of a steering column (if it is provided)
      System of additional safety (SRS)
      Danger of poisoning with carbon monoxide (WITH)
   + Equipment of the car, arrangement of devices and governing bodies
   + Comfort
   + Methods of operation
+ Routine maintenance
+ Engine
+ Cooling systems, heating
+ Power supply system and release
+ Electric equipment of the engine
+ Manual box and differential
+ Automatic transmission
+ Coupling
+ Brake system
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment


Elements of security systems

All cars considered in the present manual are equipped a complex of the means intended for protection of the driver and passengers in case of a road accident. Here the seats equipped with head restraints, seat belts (passive elements), and also emergency automatic natyazhitel of belts and a safety cushion of the driver and the forward passenger (active elements) enter.

Some components of security systems, being an integral part of a design of the car, do not demand additional attention from the owner of the vehicle. The strong steel frame forming a design of a cabin in which the salon is located belongs to their number; the forward and back zones of deformation absorbing energy of blow at collision, and also the devices of an automatic tension of seat belts (an additional complete set) which are carrying out automatic selection of a weak point of tapes of belts in case of blow.

Passive elements of safety

Seat belts

For safety of the driver and passengers all seats of the car are equipped with seat belts.

In the dashboard of some models the special control lamp reminding to the driver and passengers about need to be fastened by seat belts (see the Section Dashboard - the general information) is built in.

Provision of seats and their backs

The design of seats of the car guarantees the maximum comfort to the person sitting in them, at the same time providing conditions of the most effective implementation of the functions with belts and safety cushions. Soft stuffing of pillows and backs provides additional protection sitting in emergencies.

The choice of provision of a seat also has impact on safety of the person sitting in it. For example, at excessive approach of a seat to a steering wheel / dashboard the risk of the traumatizing sitting at operation of a safety cushion, and also risk of ejection through a windshield at a head-on collision increases.

The increase in an inclination of a back of a seat will worsen fixing of a body a seat belt, - the more the back is rejected back, the probability of slipping of a body of the seat belt sitting under zone section at strong front blow is higher, and the heavier can be traumatized.

Record the provision of a forward seat in the most remote (convenient for implementation of driving) from a steering wheel / dashboard situation, bring a back into vertical situation.

Head restraints

Head restraints prevent traumatizing cervical department of a backbone and head at blow behind. The head restraint has to be adjusted on height so that its top cut was flush with the upper edge of the ear sitting (see the Section of the Instruction for use means of passive safety of the driver and passengers).

Active elements of safety

SRS system elements are among active elements of safety (see the Section System of Additional Safety (SRS)).