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Subaru Legacy Service Manual: Inspection

1. Check for oil leaks.

2. Move the piston rod up and down to check that it operates smoothly without any hitch.

3. Check the piston rod for play as follows:

(1) Fix the outer shell in place and fully extend the rod.

(2) Set the dial gauge on the end of the rod L [10 mm (0.39 in)].

(3) While applying a force of W [20 N (2 kgf, 4 lbf)] to the threaded part, read the dial gauge indication P1.

(4) Apply a force of 20 N (2 kgf, 4 lbf) from the opposite direction of “W”, and then read the dial gauge indication P2.

Play limit (P1 + P2): 0.8 mm (0.031 in)

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Parking tips
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