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Subaru Legacy Service Manual: Installation


Be sure to use a new flange nut and self-locking nut.

Always tighten the bushing in the state where the vehicle is at curb weight and the wheels are in full contact with the ground.

1. Install the nut of shock mount - rear.

Tightening torque:

30 N·m (3.1 kgf-m, 22.1 ft-lb)

2. Lift the lateral link assembly - rear, and temporarily tighten the bolts and nuts.

(1) Temporarily tighten the lateral link assembly - rear.

(2) Temporarily tighten the bolts on the lower side of the rear shock absorber assembly.

(3) Temporarily tighten the rear stabilizer link.

3. Using a jack and a wooden block, apply a load so that the rear drive shaft assembly is level.


Wooden block

4. Tighten the lateral link assembly - rear.

Tightening torque:

80 N·m (8.2 kgf-m, 59.0 ft-lb)

5. Tighten the bolts on the lower side of the rear shock absorber assembly.

Tightening torque:

120 N·m (12.2 kgf-m, 88.5 ft-lb)

6. Tighten the rear stabilizer link.

Tightening torque:

33 N·m (3.4 kgf-m, 24.3 ft-lb)

7. Install the trunk trim panel assembly - side (sedan model) or rear floor mat (OUTBACK model).

Sedan model: Trunk Room Trim > INSTALLATION

OUTBACK model: Install the rear floor mat and the spacer - rear floor mat.

8. Connect the ground terminal to battery sensor. NOTE

9. Install the rear wheels.

Tightening torque:

120 N·m (12.2 kgf-m, 88.5 ft-lb)

10. Check the wheel alignment and adjust it if necessary. Wheel Alignment > INSPECTION


When the wheel alignment has been adjusted, perform the following adjustment.

Lane keep assist learning value clear (model with EyeSight): Clear Active Lane Keep System Learning Value > OPERATION

“VSC(VDC) Centering Mode”: VDC Control Module and Hydraulic Control Unit (VDCCM&H/U) > ADJUSTMENT

1. Before assembly, check each part. Rear Shock Absorber > INSPECTION2. Using a coil spring compressor, compress the coil spring - rear.CAUTION:When installing the coil spring compressor to the coil ...

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 ex ...

Other materials:

Safety precautions
WARNING  Bulbs may become very hot while illuminated. Before replacing bulbs, turn off the lights and wait until the bulbs cool down. Otherwise, there is a risk of sustaining a burn injury.  For models with HID low beam headlights, observe the followi ...

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