Subaru Legacy/Outback

1999-2003 of release

Repair and operation of the car

Subaru of Legasi, Autbek
+ Cars Subaru Legacy, Outback
+ Operation manual
+ Routine maintenance
- Engine
   Check of compression pressure in cylinders and tightness of the block
   Diagnostics of a condition of the engine with use of the vacuum gage
   The engine lubrication system - the general information
   + the repair Procedures which are not connected with extraction of the engine from the car - four-cylinder engines
   + the repair Procedures which are not connected with extraction of the engine from the car - six-cylinder engines
   - General and capital repairs of engines
      Removal of the power unit from the car - methods of performance and a precautionary measure
      Removal and installation of the power unit - a procedure performance order
      Alternative versions of schemes of recovery repair of the engine
      Order of dismantling of the engine by preparation it to capital repairs
      Service of a head of cylinders
      Dismantling of the block of cylinders
      Service of shatunno-piston assemblies
      Service of the block of cylinders
      Assembly of the block of cylinders
      Trial start and running in of the engine after capital repairs
+ 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


Removal of the power unit from the car - methods of performance and a precautionary measure

Before starting directly removal of the power unit from the car, execute some preparatory procedures.

Presence of well equipped worker of a platform on whom there has to be enough place for placement and storage of the car is of extremely great importance. The platform has to be rather spacious for placement on it of the car, a strong workbench / the assembly stand, and also necessary materials and the equipment. Optimum option is the big garage or the covered workshop. As a last resort simply equal platform with an asphalt or concrete covering will approach.

It is necessary to take care also of the equipment of a place for storage of the components removed from the engine, the tool and other materials. Best of all the easy folding rack with rather wide regiments will be suitable for this purpose.

Before starting dismantle of the power unit, carefully wash up a motive compartment and an external surface of the power unit that will help to keep the used tool with purity and an order.

For carrying out the subsequent repair the power unit needs to be removed (see Removal and installation of the power unit - a procedure performance order). A necessary condition of successful work is existence of the winch, the And-shaped frame or other suitable lifting equipment. Track that the elevator and lifting means corresponded according to the load-lifting characteristics to the total mass of the power unit (the engine with transmission). Do not forget about need of strict observance of requirements of safety regulations.

If extraction of the engine is made by the amateur mechanic for the first time, it is necessary to get support of more skilled companion. In time the given council will allow to save time and to minimize risk of receiving a trauma or damage of the components/equipment. In the course of extraction of the unit from the car there is a set of situations when separate procedures have to be executed at the same time that it is often very difficult to make by forces of one person.

Try to plan all sequence of actions in advance. Prepare necessary tools and the equipment. To number of the adaptations significantly facilitating performance of the forthcoming works and considerably increasing the level of their safety, the set of wrenches and replaceable face heads with suitable (it is desirable ratchet) the drive, pair of strong wooden blocks, and also enough rags and solvent for removal of traces of the spilled fuel, oil and cooling liquid belong powerful podkatny (cart) jack with the hydraulic drive. At absence in private use of the lifting equipment before hiring the winch, try to perform beforehand all necessary preparatory work for the purpose of the maximum reduction of term of rent, and, therefore, and the material inputs connected with it.

Prepare for that you should refuse use of the car for quite long time. Performance of part of the procedures demanding high qualification of the personnel and use of the special equipment it is necessary to charge to specialists of car service. Remember that automobile repair shops usually have very busy schedule of loading, and therefore it will be reasonable to see to it and agree about terms of implementation of your order in advance.

Act without hurrying, carrying out all procedures in an organized manner, try not to violate elementary safety regulations!