Subaru Legacy

since 1990-1998 release

Repair and operation of the car



Subaru Legacy
+ 1.1. Identification numbers
- 2. Maintenance
   2.1. Introduction
   2.2. Technical characteristics
   2.3. Frequency of service
   2.4. Check of level of engine oil
   2.5. Level of cooling liquid
   2.6. Level of brake fluid and liquid of the drive of coupling
   2.7. Liquid for a windshield washer
   2.8. Check of the accumulator
   2.9. Tires and check of pressure in tires
   2.10. Check of level of oil in the automatic transmission
   2.11. Check of level of liquid in the amplifier of steering
   2.12. Replacement of oil and oil filter
   2.13. Check and service of the accumulator
   2.14. Accumulator charging
   2.15. Check of the cooling system
   2.16. Check of hoses, tubes and their replacement
   2.17. Check and replacement of brushes of screen wipers
   2.18. Shift of tires
   2.19. Check of a suspension bracket and steering
   2.20. Check of the exhaust system
   2.21. Check of level of oil in the transmission and the main transfer
   2.22. Check of level of oil in differential (the main transfer)
   2.23. Check of the brake system
   2.24. Check of the vacuum amplifier of brakes
   2.25. Check of the emergency brake
   2.26. Check of fuel system
   2.27. Replacement of the fuel filter
   2.28. Check and replacement of a driving belt
   2.29. Check of a free wheeling of a pedal of a brake
   2.30. Check of a free wheeling of a pedal of coupling
   2.31. Check and replacement of spark plugs
   2.32. Check of high-voltage wires
   2.33. Check and adjustment of turns of idling
   2.34. Replacement of the air filter
   2.35. Check and replacement of the valve of ventilation of a case (PCV)
   2.36. Check of system of catching of vapors of fuel
   2.37. Check of system of repeated combustion of exhaust gases (EGR)
   2.38. Service of the cooling system
   2.39. Replacement of brake fluid
   2.40. Replacement of oil in the automatic transmission
   2.41. Replacement of oil in the mechanical transmission
   2.42. Check and adjustment of gaps of valves
   + 2.43. Main malfunctions
+ 3. Engines
+ 4. Heating, ventilation
+ 5. Fuel system
+ 6. Exhaust system
+ 7. Systems of start, ignition
+ 8. Transmissions
+ 9. Coupling, shaft
+ 10. Brake system
+ 11. Suspension bracket
+ 12. Steering
+ 13. Body
+ 14. Electric equipment






2.2. Technical characteristics

GENERAL INFORMATION

Card of viscosity of engine oil


Arrangement of cylinders of the engine


The recommended lubricants and liquids

Type of engine oil
All-weather API SG or SG oil
Cooling liquid
50% of antifreeze on the basis of ethylene glycol and 50% of water
Oil of the automatic transmission
DEXRON II or DEXRON IIE ATF
Oil of the mechanical transmission
API GL-5 SAE 80W-90
Type of brake fluid
DOT 3 or DOT 4
Liquid type for coupling
DOT 3 or DOT 4
Liquid of system of the amplifier of the steering drive
DEXRON II or DEXRON IIE ATF

Filling capacities

Engine oil (including the filter):
L engine 1,8, 2,0 and 2,2:
  – from 1990 to 1994.
4,5 l
  – since 1995.
4,0 l
Engine of 2,5 l
4.5 l
Cooling liquid:
Engine of 1,8 l
6,2 l
Engine of 2,0 l
6,0 l
Engine of 2,2 l:
  – from 1990 to 1994::
     • 2WD
6,0 l
     • 4WD
7,0 l
  – since 1995.
5,8 l
Engine of 2,5 l
6,0 l
Automatic transmission:
Standard replacement of oil and filter
3,8 l
Filling after capital repairs:
  – engines of 2,2 l:
     • from 1990 to 1994.
8,3 l
     • since 1995.
7,9 l
  – engine of 2,5 l
9,5 l
Mechanical transmission:
  – models 2WD:
     • from 1990 to 1994.
3,3 l
     • since 1995.
3,5 l
  – models 4WD:
     • from 1990 to 1994.
4,0 l,
     • since 1995.
3,5 l
  – engines of 2,5 l
3,5 l
The main forward transfer (with the automatic transmission)
1,2 l
Main reverse gear
0,8 l

System of ignition

Spark plugs
Engine of 1,8 l
Champion RC8YC4
L engine 2,0 and 2,2:
  – since 1990:
     • type I
Champion RC9YC-4
     • type II
NGK BKR6E-11
     • type III
Nippondenso K20PUR-11
  – from 1992 to 1994:
     • type I
Champion RC7YC-4
     • type II
NGK BKR6E-11
     • type III
Nippondenso K20PUR-11
  – since 1995:
     • type I
Champion RC10YC-4
     • type II
NGK BKR6E-11
     • type III
Nippondenso RC10YC-4
Engines of 2,5 l
NGK PFR5B-11
Interelectrode gap of a spark plug
1,0 – 1,1 mm
Idling turns:
  – without loading
600 – 800 rpm
  – with the switched-on conditioner
800 – 900 rpm
Operating procedure of cylinders
1–3–2–4

Gap of valves (on the cold engine)

Inlet
0,2 mm
Final
0,25 mm

Brakes

Minimum thickness of an overlay of a brake shoe of disk brakes
1,6 mm
Adjustment of the emergency brake:
  – drum brakes:
     • from 1990 to 1994.
3 – 4 clicks
     • since 1995.
automatically
  – disk brakes
3 – 4 clicks
Free wheeling of a pedal of a brake ы
1,2 – 3,2 mm

Coupling

Free wheeling of a pedal:
  – models with the engine with a turbocharger
1,2 – 15 mm
  – models with the engine without turbocharger.
9,5 – 20,5 mm
  – free wheeling of the lever of a fork of switching off of coupling
1,2 – 4,0 mm

Suspension bracket and steering

Free wheeling of a steering wheel
17,5 mm
Side play of the spherical hinge
0 mm
Free wheeling of the bearing of a wheel
0,05 mm

Tightening moments

Drain stopper of the automatic transmission
24 Nanometer
Drain and jellied traffic jams of oil of the mechanical transmission
40 Nanometer
Drain stopper of forward main transfer (automatic transmission)
40 Nanometer
Drain stopper of engine oil
40 Nanometer
Spark plugs
20 Nanometer
Bolts of fastening of a wheel
100 Nanometer