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




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Adjustment of seats

Forward seats

The seat has to be established in the situation providing to the driver the maximum comfort at management of pedals, a steering wheel and switches on the dashboard. Besides, have to be provided the good review through a windshield and reliability of fixing of a body of the driver with a seat belt. Elements of management of the provision of a seat are located in front under a pillow (the lever of adjustment of provision of a seat in the longitudinal direction) and from the outer side of a pillow (the lever of adjustment of an inclination of a back, and two handles of adjustment of provision of a pillow).

Adjustment of seats has to be made prior to the movement.

Application of any additional pillows and other subjects enclosed on a pillow or a back of a seat is not allowed.

Remember that the excessive inclination of a back of a seat in an essential measure reduces efficiency of functioning of a seat belt!

Adjustment of provision of a seat in the longitudinal direction

Manual drive

Pull on yourself the control lever located in front under a seat polushka and shift assembly of a seat in the demanded situation. Having finished adjustment, release the lever and make sure of reliability of fixing of a seat, its feats back and forth at the released lever.


The electric drive (at the corresponding complete set)

On some models the driver's seat can be equipped with the electric drive.

For movement of assembly of a seat in the longitudinal direction it is necessary to wring out the combined polzunkovo-keyboard switch located from outer lateral face of a pillow in the respective direction.


Seat height adjustment (only driver's seat)

Manual drive


Adjustment of height of provision of a first line of a pillow of a driver's seat can be made by means of the rotating handle located in forward part of an external sidewall of a pillow. Directly behind the first handle the rotating handle of adjustment of height of provision of back edge of a pillow of a driver's seat is located.

1 — the Handle of adjustment of provision of back edge of a pillow
2 — the Handle of adjustment of provision of a first line of a pillow


The electric drive (at the corresponding complete set)

Adjustment of height of provision of forward and back edges of a pillow of the seat equipped with the electric drive is made by procrastination of the corresponding edge of the combined polzunkovo-keyboard switch up/down.

Adjustment of an inclination of a back of a seat

 For the purpose of increase of efficiency of functioning of elements of safety (belts and pillows) of a back of forward seats during the movement have to be in vertical situation!


Pull the lock lever up and reject a seat back in the demanded situation. Fixing of a back is made automatically at a lever otpuskaniye.


The adjusting mechanism is supplied with a spring which at procrastination of the lock lever returns a back in vertical situation. At procrastination of the lever nestle a back on a back of a seat or hold it with a hand.

Adjustment of height of provision of head restraints

The head restraint has to be established so that its central part settled down at the level of the upper edge of the ear sitting.

 Efficiency of functioning of a head restraint is defined by correctness of its adjustment and considerably decreases when making between a back sitting and a back of a seat of any pillows!


The raising of a head restraint is made by its pulling from directing in a seat back. For lowering of a head restraint pressure him down, at the same time wringing out the clamp otpuskaniye button. Having finished adjustment, release the button and make sure of reliability of fixing of a head restraint.


Adjustment of a lumbar emphasis (at the corresponding complete set)

The lever of adjustment of a lumbar emphasis is located on an internal lateral surface of a back of a seat.

Procrastination of the lever forward or leads to corresponding change of camber of the lower part of a back of a seat back, providing comfortable support of lumbar department of a backbone.

Heating (if it is provided)

Principle of functioning

On appropriately equipped models switches of management of heating of forward seats are located on console assembly, to the right of the lever of the drive of the parking brake and are equipped with the built-in indicator lamps.


For inclusion of heating transfer the corresponding switch to the situation LO (normal intensity of heating) or HI (the increased intensity of heating).

Precautionary measures

In order to avoid replanting of the battery it is necessary to avoid inclusion of heating on the seat occupied with the passenger. For the same reason include the heater HI mode only quickly for the accelerated warming up of a pillow, then transfer the switch to the situation LO.

Do not put on the heavy things and sharp subjects equipped with heating elements of a seat. Do not cover a pillow with blankets, plaids, etc.

Do not use benzene, gasoline, alcohol or other organic solvents for cleaning of the seats equipped with heating elements.

At hit on a seat of water or other liquid before including heating of a seat wait for full drying of moisture.
Immediately switch off heating at emergence of the slightest signs of violation of serviceability of functioning of elements of system.

The equipment in salon of a berth

At the removed head restraints of a back of forward seats can be lowered on one level with a pillow of a back seat that allows to equip a convenient and wide berth in salon.

 Before a start of motion do not forget to return a back to vertical situation, establish on a place and adjust properly head restraints!


Back seat

Seat design

The back seat consists of a single-section or two-section pillow and a two-section back with the folding central armrest which is a part of the right section of a back.

Otkidyvaniye forward of sections of a pillow of a seat is made by means of special loops.


Transportation of lengthy subjects

Behind a folding central armrest of a back seat the falling panel equipped with the lock handle which moving provides direct access to a luggage compartment of the car is located. The similar design allows to transport in the car lengthy subjects (such as skis) without violation of comfort of passengers.


Lowering/lifting of sections of a back

Lateral sections of a back of a back seat can be lowered in an individual order in horizontal situation. For lowering of a clamp of a back it is necessary to press the corresponding button located from the outer side of a head restraint, - do not forget to cast away previously a pillow and to remove head restraints. When lowering a back the pin on the lower party of the lifted pillow has to enter a reciprocal groove from above on a back.

The removed head restraints can be fixed in back part of the lowered back.


For return of a back to a starting position simply lift and press to a clamp zashchelkivaniye.

Possibility of lowering of backs of a back seat allows to transport in case of need in the car lengthy subjects.

Adjustment of head restraints

 Driving of the car at the removed head restraints is interfaced to the increased risk of traumatizing drivers/passengers in case of accident! Remember that head restraints of a back seat differ on a design from lobbies, - the mistake at installation of head restraints considerably increases probability of receiving a trauma!


Head restraints serve for reduction of danger of traumatizing cervical department of a backbone of the driver/passenger at blows in a car back.

 Attention: Efficiency of functioning of a head restraint is defined by correctness of its adjustment and considerably decreases when making between a back sitting and a back of a seat of any pillows!


Adjustment of provision of head restraints of back seats is made as well as on forward seats (see above), - location of lock rychazhok is shown on an illustration.


Removal of a head restraint is made by its extraction from directing in a seat back at the wrung-out clamp button. For installation of a head restraint be convinced in the beginning that it is developed in the correct direction then insert it into a seat back, pressing thus the button adjustments of height, as shown shooters. Make sure that the button of adjustment of height is located correctly, as shown in drawing, and pull a head restraint up to be convinced that it does not leave a seat back.