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1999 Subaru Legacy Owner's Manual

1999 Subaru Legacy Manual

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  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    /including & 1999 OWNER'S MANUAL Wear Seat Belts at All Times for Your Own Safety.
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    ..., Inc. and sold at retail by an authorized SUBARU dealer in the continental U.S., Alaska and Hawaii come..., Inc. and sold at retail by an authorized SUBARU dealer in Canada come with the following warranties: D SUBARU Limited Warranty D Anti-Corrosion Warranty D Emission Control Warranty All warranty ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    ...chapter informs you how to start and operate your SUBARU. Chapter 8: In case of emergency This chapter informs you ...Appearance care This chapter informs you how to keep your SUBARU looking good. Chapter 10: Maintenance and service This chapter informs you how to keep your SUBARU running properly. ii...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    ... You will find a number of WARNINGs, CAUTIONs and NOTEs in this manual. These safety warnings alert you to potential hazards ...well as all other portions of this manual carefully in order to gain a better understanding of how to use your SUBARU vehicle safely. WARNING A WARNING indicates a situation ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    J Safety symbol HS0008 You will find a circle with a slash through it in this manual. This symbol means "Do not", "Do not do this", or "Do not let this happen". Safety precautions when driving SEAT BELT AND SRS AIRBAG D All persons in the vehicle should fasten their seat belts BEFORE...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    ...the seat. Carefully read the sections 3-point Type Seat Belts, 2-point Type Seat Belts and SRS AIRBAG in chapter 2 of this owner's manual for instructions and precautions concerning the seat belt system and SRS AIRBAG system. CHILD SAFETY D...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ...read the sections Child Restraint System, SRS AIRBAG, 3-point Type Seat Belts and 2-point Type Seat Belts in chapter 2 of this owner's manual for instructions and precautions concerning the child restraint system, seat belt system and SRS AIRBAG system. ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ...time you suspect that exhaust fumes are entering the vehicle, have the problem checked and corrected as soon as possible. If ... drink and drive. However if you have no choice but to drive, stop drinking and sober up completely before getting behind the wheel. DRUGS AND DRIVING WARNING There are some ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ... you should share the driving with others. CAR PHONES AND DRIVING CAUTION A driver's use of a car phone can be distracting and if special care is not taken, can lead to an accident. If you use a car phone while driving, make an extra effort to pay attention to the ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ...carrier's handle. Never restrain pets or pet carriers in the front passenger's seat. For further information, consult your ... society or pet shop. IMPORTANT NOTE FOR RIGHT HAND DRIVE LEGACY RIGHT HAND DRIVE LEGACY AWD STATION WAGONS are designed for use as postal delivery vehicles only. Since the ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ... Seat, seatbelt and SRS AIRBAG Instruments and controls Climate control Audio Interior equipment Starting and operating In case of emergency Appearance care Maintenance and service Specifications Consumer information and Reporting safety defects Index 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 - CONTINUED ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ... system operation ...2-35 System monitors ...2-39 System servicing ...2-40 Vehicle with driver's and front passenger's SRS AIRBAGs and lap/shoulder ... Air conditioner (for right hand drive vehicles only) ...4-14 Air cleaner element (Replacement) ...10-20 All wheel drive vehicles (Driving tips for ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    ...) ...10-25 B Back-up light (Rear combination lights, Bulb replacement) ...Battery (Maintenance) ...Brake (Tips for using brakes) ...Brake booster(Maintenance) ...Brake ... ...Break-in (New vehicle break-in driving) ...Bulb chart ...Bulb replacement ... 10-59 10-36 7-31 10-35 10-32 ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    ... Clock function ...5-16, 5-26, 5-45 Clutch fluid(Maintenance) ...10-34 Clutch pedal (Manual transmission) (Maintenance) ...10-41 Combination meter ...3-4 ... Defogging (Outside mirror defogger) ...3-25 Differential gear oil (Front - AT vehicles) (Maintenance) ...10-27 Differential gear...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ... ENGINE Warning lighit) ...3-9 Engine oil (Maintenance) ...10-9 Engine overheating ...8-2 Engine, transmission, and ...(Bulb replacement) ...10-55, 10-56 Fog light switch ...3-17 Four wheel drive... tips for AWD vehicles) ...7-35 Front differential gear oil (Automatic transmission) (Maintenance) . . 10-27...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    ... and aft adjustment ...Head restraint adjustment ...Lumbar support ...Height adjustment (if equipped) ...Reclining the seatback ...Seat heater ...Front wheel drive warning light ...Fuel economy hints ...Fuel filler door and cap ...Fuel ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ... vehicles only) ...4-14 Heating and air conditioning ...4-3 Air conditioner button (if ... or defogging the windshield ...4-6 Heating and defrosting ...4-7 Heating ...4-8 To shut off the outside air ...4-10 ... ...4-10 Defrosting or defogging ...4-11 OPERATING TIPS FOR HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING ...4-23...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    ... ...2-6 High beam indicator ...3-12 High mount stop light (Bulb replacement) ...10-62 Hill holder (for manual transmission - if equipped) ...7-26 Hill holder (Manual transmission - if equipped) (Maintenance) ...10-42 Hood (Engine hood) ...1-35 Horn ...3-24 I...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    ... and jack hundle ...Jump starting ...K Key interlock ...Keyless entry system ...Key reminder chime ...Keys ... light (Bulb replacement) ...10-60 Light (interior light) ...6-11 Light control ...3-13 Fog light ...(Wagon only) ...6-13 Luggage area light (Bulb replacement) ...10-61 Luggage cover (Wagon - if...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    ...16 Driving tips ...7-17 Maximum speeds ...7-17 Shifting speed for fuel economy ...7-17 Manual transmission oil (Maintenance) ...10-24 Meter(combination meter) ...3-4...7-3 7-3 O Odometer ...3-5 Oil (Engine oil) ...10-9 Oil (Manual transmission oil) ...10-24 Oil (Front differential oil) ...10-27 13-10
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ... oil filter) ...10-10 Oil pressure warning light ...3-8 Overheat (Engine overheating) ...8-2 P Parking ... ...1-26 Preparing to drive ...7-9 R Radio 5-4 Antenna ...5-4 FM reception ...5-5 Radio operation ...5-5, 5-10, 5-18, ... light (Bulb replacement) ...10-59 Rear differential gear oil (AWD vehicles) (...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    ...lining ...Replacement of windshield wiper blades ...Replacing bulbs ...Fog light (GT) ...Fog light (OUTBACK and SUS) ...Front turn signal, parking light ...safety defects ...Roof rail and crossbar/Roof rack ...Roof rack ...Rotation (Tire) ...S Seat (Front seat) ...Seat (Rear ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ... transmission) ...7-19 Shift lever (manual transmission) ...7-16 Shift lock (release) ...7-21 Side ... Capacities ...11-4 Dimensions ...11-2 Electrical system ...11-3 Engine ...11-3 Tires ...11-4 Wheel ...System monitors ...2-39 System servicing ...2-40 Vehicle with driver's and front passenger's SRS ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    ... engine ...7-13 Automatic transmission vehicles ...7-14 During cold weather below -4°F (-20°C) ...7-15 Flooded engine ...7-15 Manual transmission vehicles ...7-14 Spare tire ...8-11 Steering ...7-23 Power steering ...7-23 Tilt steering wheel ...7-23 ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ......Towing ...Towing eyelet ...Towing with all wheels on the ground ...Towing with the front wheels raised off the ground ...Transporting your vehicle using a flat-bed truck ... ...Turn signal lever ...Turn signal light (Bulb replacement - Front) ...Turn signal light (Bulb replacement -...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ... CHECK ENGINE warning light/Malfunction indicator lamp 3-9 Checking bulbs ...3-7 Door open warning lights ...3-12 Front-wheel drive warning light (for AT vehicles) ...3-12 High beam indicator ...3-12 Low fuel warning light ...3-12 Oil pressure warning light ...3-8 Seat belt ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ... cold weather ...7-39 Rocking the vehicle ...7-44 Snow tires ...7-43 Tire chains ...7-43 Wiper controls ...3-17 Rear window wiper and washer switch (Wagon - if equipped) ...3-21 Windshield wipers and washer switch ...3-19 Wiper deicer ...3-22 Windshield wiper blades (Replacement) ...10-38 13-17
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ... safety locks ... 1-4 1-4 1-6 1-7 1-8 Door open warning lights ...Keyless entry system (if equipped) ...Locking ...doors ...Illuminated entry ...Sounding a panic alarm ...Selecting audible signal operation ...Replacing the battery ... close the rear gate ... 1-32 1-32 Fuel filler door and cap ... 1-33 ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    Refueling ... 1-35 Engine hood ...Sunroof (Tilting/sliding sunroof - if equipped) ...Operation ...Manual operation ... 1-35 1-37 1-... Sunroof (Tandem sunroofs - if equipped) ... 1-40 1-40 1-42 Operation ...Manual operation ... Roof rail and crossbar/Roof rack (if equipped) ...When luggage is ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ...Master key Key number HG0362 J Master, submaster and valet key Three types of keys are provided for your vehicle. Master key, submaster key and valet key...and keep it in another safe place, not in the vehicle. This number is needed to make a replacement key if you lose your key or lock it inside the...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ..., turn the key toward the rear. To unlock the door, turn the key toward the front. Lift the outside door handle to open an unlocked door. Locking without the ... down on the door and then close the door. To lock the door from the outside using the power door locking switch, press the upper part of the ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ... the rear. To unlock the door, turn the key toward the front. Lift the outside door handle to open an unlocked door. Locking without the key Front door 1 Press the lock lever. 2 Close the door...the handle up. OM-H2109 HB0201 To lock the front door from the outside without the key, press the ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ... door handle Lock Unlock OM-H2110 To lock the door from the inside, press the end of the lock lever down. To unlock the door from the inside, pull the front end of the lock lever. The red mark on the lock lever appears when the door is unlocked. Pull the inside door handle to open an unlocked ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ... and unlocked by the power door locking switches at the driver's side and the front passenger's side doors. To lock the doors, press the upper part of the ... do not leave the key inside the vehicle before locking the doors from the outside using power door locking switches. - CONTINUED - 1-7
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    J Child safety locks Unlock Lock OM-H2111 WARNING Always use the child safety lock whenever a child rides in the rear seat. Serious injury could result if a child accidentally opened the door and fell out. Each rear door has a child safety lock that prevents the doors from being opened even if ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    Doors and locks Door open warning lights HB0230 HB0010 Your vehicle is equipped with door open warning lights. When a door is not fully closed, a light comes on indicating specifically which door it is. When all doors are properly closed, all of the door open warning lights go out. Always make ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    .... Two transmitters are provided for your vehicle. The keyless entry system has following functions... equipped)" for detailed information. The operable distance of the keyless entry system is approximately 30 feet... as power plants and radio/television broadcasting towers. The keyless entry system does...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    ... times. To unlock all doors (and rear gate on the wagon), briefly press the "UNLOCK/DISARM" button a second time. J Illuminated entry The interior (dome) light will illuminate when the "UNLOCK/DISARM" button is pressed. The light will illuminate for approximately 30 seconds or until the key ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ... you that the audible signal has been turned on. J Replacing the battery CAUTION Do not let dust, oil or water get on or in the transmitter when replacing battery. When the transmitter battery ... will begin to decrease and the LED will not illuminate. Replace the battery as soon as possible. 1-12
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ... a phillips screwdriver. 2. Separate the case. 3. Remove the old battery from the holder. 4. Replace with a new battery (Type CR2032 or equivalent) ...back of the transmitter case. After the battery is replaced, the transmitter must be synchronized with the keyless entry system's control unit. Press ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    To enter the programming mode: 1 Press to disarm the security system (if so equipped). 2 3 HB1000CB HB1005BC 1. Disarm the security system. (if your vehicle is equipped with the optional security system.) 2. Open the driver's door and sit in the driver's seat. 3. Close the driver's door....
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ...: 1. After all of your transmitters are programmed, remove the key from the ignition switch. The horn will sound ... exited the programming mode. 2. Make sure that the keyless entry system properly operates by operating ... old transmitter codes The control unit of the keyless entry system has four memory...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ...one twice. This process will leave only current transmitter codes in the system's memory. NOTE Make sure no one else is operating their keyless entry system within range of your vehicle when programming transmitters. If someone else were to ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ... activated. The alarm is triggered by: D Opening a door or the rear gate. D Application of physical shock to the vehicle (e.g. breaking glass or forced entry). Note that there are two alarm levels for shock; warning and alarm. In warning mode, the alarm detects lower level vibrations and triggers 2 ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    J Arming the system B To arm the system using remote transmitter Press to Disarm the system. Press to ...all windows and sunroofs (if so equipped). 2. Remove the key from the ignition switch. 3. Open the doors and get out of the vehicle. 4. Make sure that the engine hood and the trunk lid are locked. ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ... windows and sunroofs (if so equipped). 2. Remove the key from the ignition switch. 3. Open the doors and get out of the vehicle. 4. Make sure that the engine hood and the trunk lid are locked. ... wagon) but leave only the driver's door or the front passenger's door open. 6. Press the upper part ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ... time. B Emergency disarming If you cannot disarm the system using the transmitter (i.e. the transmitter is lost, broken or the transmitter battery is too weak), you can disarm the system without using the transmitter. To disarm the system: 1. Unlock the door with the key and ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    ... the dealer, arming of the system is automatically accomplished without using the remote transmitter. Note that in this mode, DOORS MUST BE MANUALLY LOCKED. B To enter the passive mode WARNING Do not disconnect or tamper with any yellow ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ... the key once they have been closed. Failure to lock the doors manually will result in a higher security risk. LOCK 1 ON 4 2 3 5 HB1008BB HB1021BB 1. Turn the ignition switch from "ON" to "LOCK" position. 2. Remove the key from the ignition switch. 3. Open the doors and get out of the...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    Doors and locks J Tripped sensor identification If the horn sounds four times and the parking lights flash four times when you disarm the system, this indicates that the alarm was triggered. The number of times the indicator light flashes indicates what sensor caused the alarm condition. To enter ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ... lock the passengers' windows using the lock switch when children are riding in the vehicle. D Before leaving the vehicle, always remove the key from the ..."ON" position. J Power window switch cluster (driver's side) For front passenger's window For driver's window WARNING For rear left ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    Doors and locks HB0012 All door windows can be controlled by the power window switch cluster at the driver side door. B To open or close the driver's window AUTO switch: This switch has two functions. Push the switch down until it clicks and release it, and the window will fully open. To stop ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    J Passengers' switches Close Open OM-H2116 To open the window, push the switch down and hold it until the window reaches the desired position. To close the window, push the switch up and hold it until the window reaches the desired position. When the lock switch on the power window switch ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    ...the window. D Always lock the passengers' windows using the lock switch when children are riding in the vehicle. D Before leaving the vehicle, always remove the key from the ignition switch for safety if a child remains in the vehicle. Failure ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    HB0067 All door windows can be controlled by the power window switch cluster at the driver side door. B To open or close the driver's window AUTO switch: This switch has two functions. Push the switch down or up until it clicks and release it, and the window will fully open or close. To stop the...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    Doors and locks J Passengers' switches OM-H2505 To open the window, push the switch down and hold it until the window reaches the desired position. To close the window, push the switch up and hold it until the window reaches the desired position. When the lock switch on the power window switch...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    Trunk lid (Sedan) WARNING To prevent dangerous exhaust gas from entering the vehicle, always keep the trunk lid closed while driving. J To open and close the trunk lid from outside OM-H2397 To open the trunk lid from outside, insert the key and turn it clockwise. To close the trunk lid, lightly ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    ...the trunk lid release lever upward. B To cancel the trunk lid release OM-H2119 The inside trunk lid release can be cancelled to help prevent unauthorized entry into the trunk. To cancel the trunk lid release, set the lid release cancel lever (located on the inside of the trunk lid, mounted to the ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    ...keyhole and turn it counterclockwise. If your vehicle is equipped with power door locking switches, the rear gate can also be locked and unlocked through use of the power door locking switches. Refer to Power Door Locking Switches section in this chapter. To open the rear gate, first unlock the rear...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    ... and make sure that there are no lighted cigarettes, open flames or electrical sparks in the adjacent area. D When opening the cap, do not remove the cap quickly. Fuel may ... fuel system. For choosing the right fuel for your SUBARU, refer to the "Fuel Requirements" section located in ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ... sure that the cap is tightened until it clicks to prevent fuel spillage in the event of an accident. D Always use a genuine SUBARU fuel filler cap. If you use the ...Open Close OM-H2399 To take off the fuel filler cap, turn it slowly counterclockwise and remove the cap. 1-34
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    ...tether under the cap while tightening. NOTE If the fuel filler cap is not tightened until it ... Lights" section located in chapter 3. J Refueling After the fuel filler nozzle has automatically stopped, .... Such damage is not covered under the SUBARU Limited Warranty. Engine hood WARNING Always check...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    ... the hood release knob under the instrument panel. 2. Release the secondary hood release located under the front of the engine hood by moving the lever toward the left. .... To close the hood: 1. Lift the hood slightly and remove the hood prop from the slot in the hood and return the ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    .../sliding sunroof - if equipped) D Never let anyone's hands, arms, head or any objects protrude from the sunroof. D Before closing the sunroof, make sure that no one's hands, arms, head or other objects will be accidentally caught in the sunroof. WARNING D Do not sit on the edge of the open ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    .... If the sunroof is opened, the sun shade also moves back. J Manual operation If the sunroof cannot be closed with the sunroof switch, you can close the roof manually. 1. Take out the hex-headed wrench from the glove compartment and screwdriver from the tool bag. 1-38
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    Doors and locks Retaining screw OM-H2129 2. Remove the spot light lens by hand, then remove the switch body retaining screw and take off the sunroof switch. OM-H2277 3...., turn the wrench counterclockwise. Have your vehicle checked by an authorized SUBARU dealer. - CONTINUED - 1-39
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    ...any objects protrude from the sunroof. D Before closing the sunroof, make sure that no one's hands, arms, head or other objects will be accidentally caught ... snow or extremely cold conditions have caused it to freeze shut. J Operation The front sunroof has tilting function and the rear sunroof has ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    Doors and locks B To raise or lower the sunroof (for front sunroof) Push the rear side of the "Tilt"... cause damage to the sunroof. NOTE It is preferable to use the front sunroof at the halfway open position ... the rear sunroof is fully open. Driving with the front sunroof fully raised can generate...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    ..., the sun shade also moves back. J Manual operation Front sunroof: The front sunroof cannot be closed manually. If the front sunroof can not be closed with the sunroof switch, have your vehicle checked or repaired by an authorized SUBARU dealer immediately. Rear sunroof: If the ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    ... wrench HB0104 3. Insert the wrench in the end of the motor shaft. To close the rear sunroof, turn the wrench counterclockwise. Have your vehicle checked or repaired by an authorized SUBARU dealer. - CONTINUED - 1-43
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    ... road hazard due to loss of cargo could result. D When using the roof crossbar kit or the roof rack, make sure that the total load ... roof rail, follow the manufacturer's instructions. When you carry cargo on the roof using the roof crossbar kit or the roof rack, never exceed the maximum load limit ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    Doors and locks J When luggage is put on the slats When using the roof rack or the roof crossbar kit, make sure the total load capacity of the luggage on the slats of... The crossbars for OUTBACK and OUTBACK Limited can be removed when you do not use the roof to carry cargo. B To ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    ... (130 mm) Joint line Roof rail end support Front arrow label HB1011BB 1. ... lower clamp on the bottom of each end support downward approximately 90°. 3. With the front direction arrow label on ...) rearward from the seam (joint) between the front roof rail support and the roof rail. 4. Rotate (raise)...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    ...: T30 torx head screw Front arrow label Rear crossbar Roof rail Joint line end support Cross section Front of vehicle Front arrow label ... between the rear roof rail support and the roof rail. NOTE Before each use of the roof rack, make sure the four T-30 crossbar clamp screws ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    Seat, seat belt and SRS AIRBAG Front seats ...Fore and aft adjustment ...Reclining the seatback ...Height adjustment ... Retractor (ALR) function ...Fastening the seat belt ...Unfastening the belt ...Adjusting the front seat shoulder belt anchor height ... 2-point type seat belts (lap only belts) Seat ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    ... upright position while the vehicle is running. If the front seatbacks are not used in the upright position in a collision, the risk of sliding ... seat as far from the steering wheel as practical while still maintaining full vehicle control and the front passenger should move the seat as far back as ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    ...s age, height and weight. Secure ALL types of child restraint devices (including forward ... NEVER INSTALL A REARWARD FACING CHILD SEAT IN THE FRONT SEAT. DOING SO RISKS SERIOUS ... restrained in the rear seating positions than in the front seating positions. For instructions and precautions concerning ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    ...upright position. Sit well back and upright. Adjust the seatback to upright position. Sit well back and upright. Move the seat as far from the steering wheel as practical. HS0233 Put children in the rearseat properly restrained at all times. Move the seat as far back as possible. HS0290 Do not ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    Seat, seat belt and SRS AIRBAG J Fore and aft adjustment OM-H2131 OM-H2132 Pull the lever upward and slide the seat to the desired position. Then release the lever and move the seat back and forth to make sure that it is securely locked into place. J Reclining the seatback Pull the reclining ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    J Head restraint adjustment OM-H2134 To raise the head restraint, pull it up. To lower it, push the head restraint down while turning the release knob on the top of the seatback. OM-H2735 The best position for the head restraint is just above or level with the top of the ears. 2-6
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    ...will increase the amount of support for your lower back. J Seat heater (if equipped) D Do not use the seat heater ... which insulates against heat, such as a blanket, cushion, or similar items. This may cause the seat heater to overheat. D When cleaning the seat, do not use benzine, paint thinner, or ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    LO HI Indicator light Heating element OM-H2135 OM-H2373 To turn on the seat heater, push the "LO" or "HI" position on the switch, as desired, depending on the temperature. LO: Normal heating HI: Rapid heating The indicator located on the switch comes on when the seat heater in operation. ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    Seat, seat belt and SRS AIRBAG Rear seats D Seat belts provide maximum restraint when the occupant sits well back and upright in the seat. Do not put cushions or any other materials between occupants and seatbacks or seat cushions. If you do so, the risk of sliding under the lap belt and of the ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    CAUTION Metallic parts of the seat belt can become very hot in a vehicle that has been closed up in sunny weather; they could burn a occupant. Do not touch such hot parts. J Fold down rear seat - Sedan Release tab OM-H2136 OM-H2137 To fold the seatback down, pull the release tab attached to ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    Seat, seat belt and SRS AIRBAG B Armrest (if equipped) WARNING To avoid the possibility of serious injury, passengers must never be allowed to sit on the center armrest while the vehicle is in motion. OM-H2357 To lower the armrest, pull on the top edge of the armrest. J Fold down rear seat - ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    ... and fold it down. B Folding down the seat cushion and seatback 1. Move the front seat forward. 2. (If your vehicles' rear seatbacks are equipped with head restraints.) To remove the head restraint, pull the head restraint up while turning the release knob ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    Seat, seat belt and SRS AIRBAG HB0064 4. Raise the seat cushion by pulling up the tab. OM-H2141 5. Unlock the seatback by pulling the release knob and fold it down. Confirm that the pin located at the bottom of the seat cushion is inserted into the slot at the top of the seatback. - ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    OM-H0042 6. Install the head restraints onto the backside of the seatback. OM-H2374 To return the rear seat to its original position, raise the seatback and seat cushion until it locks into place and make sure that they are securely locked. Make sure that the rear seat belts are not under the ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    ... AIRBAG 3-point type seat belts (Combination lap/shoulder belts) D Never use a belt ... the seat belt in a collision, the front seatbacks should be always used in the upright position while the vehicle is running. If the front seatbacks are not used in the upright position in a collision, the risk of...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    Secure ALL types of child restraint devices (including forward facing child seats) in... NEVER INSTALL A REARWARD FACING CHILD SEAT IN THE FRONT SEAT. DOING SO RISKS SERIOUS INJURY... restrained in the rear seating positions than in the front seating positions. For instructions and precautions concerning ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    ... Retractor (ALR) mode. When the child restraint system is removed, make sure that the retractor operates as an Emergency Locking Retractor (ELR). For instructions on how to convert the retractor to the ALR mode and restore it to the ELR mode, see the ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ... the seat position: Driver's seat: Move the seat back as far from the steering wheel as practical while still maintaining full vehicle control and adjust the seatback to the upright position. Front passenger's seat: Move the seat as far back as possible and adjust ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ... belts are retracted properly, to avoid catching the belt webbing in the door. J Adjusting the front seat shoulder belt anchor height WARNING When wearing the front seat belts, make sure the shoulder portion of the webbing does not pass over your neck. If ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ... belt passes over the middle of the shoulder without touching the neck. 2-point type seat belts (lap only belts) D Seat belts provide ... increase, and both can result in serious internal injury or death. D Never use a belt that is twisted or reversed. In an accident, this can increase the risk or ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    ...has been closed up in sunny weather; they could burn an occupant. Do not touch such hot parts. The 2-point type seat belt has a manual adjustment device. J Fastening the seat belt Too high Keep as low on hip bone as possible OM-H2147 OM-...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    ... as low as possible on your hips, not on your waist. J Unfastening the belt Push OM-H0358 Push the button on the buckle. When the belt is not in use, buckle the belt to prevent it from being caught in the door. NOTE When folding down the rear seat of the wagon, store the seat belts in the seat ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    ...D Each seat belt is designed to support only one person. Never use a single belt for two or more persons - even children... assembly should be replaced even if damage is not obvious. J Infants or small children Use a... sit in the center rear seat and use the 2-point type seat belt. Care must be...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ... the waist. J Maintenance D Keep the belts free of polishes, oils, chemicals and particularly battery acid. D ... seat belt from operating properly. To clean the seat belts, use a mild soap and lukewarm water. Never ..., tears, damage, loose bolts or worn areas. Replace the seat belts even if only minor ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ...Additionally, holding a child in your lap or arms in the front seat exposes that child to another serious ... restrained in the rear seating positions than in the front seating positions. D SINCE YOUR VEHICLE... allow a child to stand up, or to kneel on the front passenger's seat. The SRS AIRBAG deploys...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    .... Never install rearward facing child seat in the front passenger's seat. OM-H2406 HB0306 Never allow a child to stand up, or to kneel on the front passenger's seat or any other seat Never hold a child on your lap or in your arms in the front passenger's seat or any other seat. ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    ... When installing the child restraint system, carefully follow the manufacturer's instructions. According to accident statistics, children are safer when properly ... center seating position. 2. Fasten the 2-point type seat belt to the child restraint system following the instructions provided by its ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ... tighten the top strap. J Installing child restraint systems in the 3-point type seat belt position NOTE When the child restraint system is no longer in use, remove it and restore the ELR function of the retractor. That function is restored ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ... out (ALR properly functioning). If the child restraint system requires a top strap, latch the hook onto the top strap anchor and tighten the top strap. OM-H2408 J Top strap anchors CAUTION Always use a genuine top strap anchor. B Installation point OM-H2409 OM-H2410 - CONTINUED - 2-29
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ... Wagon: Anchor installation points are located under the covers at the rear edge of the roof. B Top strap anchor installation (for Canada models) All vehicles built... shown in the illustration above. OM-H0396 OM-H0397 2. Remove the cover from the anchor installation point. 3. Set the anchor at the ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ... and SRS AIRBAG Please contact your SUBARU dealer about any questions you may have .... However, the anchor kit and installation instructions are available from your SUBARU dealer. You can also... AIRBAG. For instructions and precautions concerning the seat belt system, see the sections 3-point Type Seat...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ...an occupant not in proper position such as one thrown toward the front of the car during pre-accident braking. D The SRS AIRBAGs... the seat as far from the steering wheel as practical while still maintaining full vehicle control and the front passenger should move the seat as far back as possible and ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ...restrained in the rear seating positions than in the front seating positions. For instructions and precautions concerning ...NEVER INSTALL A REARWARD FACING CHILD SEAT IN THE FRONT SEAT. DOING SO RISKS SERIOUS... allow a child to stand up, or to kneel on the front passenger's seat, or never hold a child...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ...Never install rearward facing child seat in the front passenger's seat. HB0291 HB0306 Never allow a child to stand up, or to kneel on the front passenger's seat. Never hold a child ... AIRBAG is stored in the center portion of the steering wheel. The passenger's side SRS AIRBAG is stored...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ...dealer. When the components of the SRS AIRBAG are replaced, use only genuine SUBARU parts. NOTE When you ... him or her to the applicable section in this owner's manual. J SRS AIRBAG system operation D When the SRS ... or other breathing trouble. If you or your passengers have breathing problems after ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    SRS AIRBAG module (Driver's side) Front sub sensor (RH) Front sub sensor (LH) SRS AIRBAG module (Passenger's side) SRS AIRBAG control module (including impact sensors) OM-H2723 Driver's side SRS AIRBAGs deploy as soon as a collision occurs. Passenger's side After deployment, SRS ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ... the level of force experienced in the passenger compartment during a collision. That level differs from one type of collision to another, and it may have no bearing on the visible damage done to the vehicle itself. - CONTINUED - 2-37
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ... AIRBAG is unlikely to deploy. There are many types of collisions which might not necessarily... impact. HB0309 HB0310 HB0311 B Examples of the types of accidents in which the SRS AIRBAG will basically... or from behind, or if it rolls onto its side or roof, or if it is involved in a low-speed frontal...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    ...indicated by any of following, the vehicle should be taken promptly to your nearest SUBARU dealer to have the system checked. Unless checked and repaired, the SRS AIRBAG will not function reliably: D Flashing or flickering of the warning light. D Failure ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    ...entire car damaged by a collision, consult your SUBARU dealer. D The SRS AIRBAG has no user-serviceable ... AIRBAG, see your nearest SUBARU dealer. WARNING CAUTION The front sub sensors are located in... contact your SUBARU dealer as soon as possible. D If the pad section of the steering wheel or front ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ...or rendering the system inoperative, which may result in serious injury, no modifications should be made to any components or wiring of ... of the steering wheel. Installation of additional electrical/electronic equipment such as a mobile two way radio on or near SRS AIRBAG components and/or wiring is ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    ...equipment (brush bar, winches, snow plow, skid plate, etc.) other than SUBARU genuine accessory parts to the front end. D Modification of the suspension system... the tire placard attached to the door jamb. Always consult your SUBARU dealer if you want to install any accessory parts to...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ... ...ABS warning light (for vehicles with ABS) ...AT OIL TEMPerature warning light (for AT vehicles) ...Door open warning lights ...Front-wheel drive warning light (for AWD AT vehicles) ...Low fuel warning light ...Turn signal indicator lights ...High ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ... control switch (page 3-13) Security system indicator light (Page 1-17) Fog light switch (page 3-17) Combination meter (page 3-4) Rear window defogger ... 7-24) Cup holder (page 6-5) Hazard warning flasher (page 3-13) 9 Heater or air conditioner control (page 4-3) Q SRS AIRBAG (page 2-31) W Glove ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ...1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Q W E R SRS AIRBAG (page 2-31) Cup holder (page 6-5) Hazard warning flasher (page 3-13) Heater or air conditioner control (page 4-14) Lighting, turn signal and illumination brightness control switch (page 3-13) Combination meter (page 3-4) Steering (page 7-23) Windshield wiper and...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ... T CHECK ENGINE warning light/ Y U I O P A (page 3-8) Malfunction indicator lamp (page 3-9) AT oil temperature warning light (page 3-11) Front-wheel drive warning light (page 3-12) Brake system warning light (page 3-8) Trip meter (page 3-5)...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ..., press the knob. J Tachometer (if equipped) CAUTION Do not operate the engine with the pointer of the tachometer in the red zone. In this range, fuel injection will be cut by the engine control module to protect the engine from overrevving. The engine will...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ... exceeds the normal operating range, safely stop the vehicle as soon as possible. See "In case of emergency" in this manual. Normal operating range HB0316 The temperature gauge shows engine coolant temperature when the ignition switch is in the "...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    ... of the corresponding system. Consult your authorized SUBARU dealer for repair. J Seat belt warning light and chime When the ignition switch is turned to the ... the SRS AIRBAG system is not working properly. Contact your nearest SUBARU dealer immediately. - CONTINUED - 3-7
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ... light remains on, contact your nearest SUBARU dealer immediately. J Oil pressure warning light .... If the engine oil is at the proper level but the light remains on, contact your nearest SUBARU .... If the light remains on, have the brakes inspected by a SUBARU dealer immediately. D If at all in doubt ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    ... fluid or worn brake pads. Have your vehicle checked by a SUBARU dealer immediately. J CHECK ... driving, have your vehicle checked/repaired by your SUBARU dealer as soon as possible. Continued ... detected. You should have your vehicle checked by an authorized SUBARU dealer immediately. - CONTINUED -...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ... indicator lamp coming on could be a loose or missing fuel filler cap. Remove the cap and retighten it ... out, take your vehicle to your authorized SUBARU dealer immediately. B If the light is blinking: ... should have your vehicle checked by an authorized SUBARU dealer immediately. J ABS warning light (...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ... ABS system repaired at the first available opportunity by your SUBARU dealer. NOTE If the warning light behavior is as shown ..., it may indicate that the automatic transmission control system is not working properly. Contact your nearest SUBARU dealer for service immediately. - CONTINUED - 3-11
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ... Always make sure this light is out before you start to drive. J Front-wheel drive warning light (for AWD AT vehicles) This light ...on when All Wheel Drive is disengaged and the drive mechanism is switched to Front Wheel Drive for maintenance or similar purposes. J Low fuel warning light The low fuel ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    Instruments and controls Hazard warning flasher OM-H2713 The hazard warning flasher is used to warn other drivers when you have to park your vehicle under ... will be out. If you park your vehicle on a roadside at night, use hazard warning flasher to alert the other drivers. - CONTINUED - 3-13
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    Dimmer Headlight flasher OM-H0359 OM-H0360 The light switch operates only when the ignition switch is in the "ON" position. B Headlights To turn on the headlights, turn the knob on the end of the turn signal lever. first position Position lights, instrument panel illumination, tail lights ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ... outside. The low beam headlights will automatically come on at reduced brightness when the engine has started, under the following conditions: D The parking brake is fully released. D The automatic transmission selector lever is set at other than the "P" position...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    To signal a lane change, push the turn signal lever up or down slightly and hold it during lane change. The turn signal indicator lights will flash in the direction of the turn or lane change. The lever will return automatically to the neutral position when you release it. J Illumination brightness...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ... switch, following lights will come on. - Parking lights - Front and rear side marker lights - ... License plate lights To turn off, push the front end of the parking light switch. Avoid ... switch will illuminate when the fog lights are on. Wiper controls WARNING In freezing weather, do not use ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    .... Check the washer fluid level frequently, such as at fuel stops. D Do not operate the wipers when ...a windshield washer solution to prevent streaking, and to remove accumulations of road salt or road film. ... and streaking on the glass. If you cannot remove those streaks after operating the windshield ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ... D If you cannot eliminate the streaking even after following this method, replace the wiper blades with new ones. Refer to the Wiper Blade Replacement section (chapter 10) for replacement instructions. J Windshield wipers and washer switch B Windshield wipers OM-H0363 To turn the wipers on, ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    B Wiper intermittent time control (if equipped) OM-H2419 When the wiper switch is in the "INT" position, turn the dial to adjust the operating interval of the wiper. B Mist (for a single wipe) For a single wipe of the wipers, pull the lever toward you. The wipers operate until you release the...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ... washer fluid level frequently, such as at fuel stops. D Use clean water if windshield ... fluid is unavailable. In areas where water freezes in winter, use SUBARU Windshield Washer Fluid or the equivalent.... the vehicle when there are freezing temperatures, use non-freezing type wiper blades. CAUTION ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ... counterclockwise to the " " position. The washer fluid sprays until you release the knob. To wash the rear window when the rear wiper is not in use, turn the " knob on the end of the wiper control lever clockwise to the " position. The washer fluid sprays and the wiper operates until you ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    Instruments and controls Indicator light HB0376 Before turning on the wiper deicer, remove any snow from the windshield. To turn on the wiper deicer, push the switch.... deicer on again. Rear window defogger switch D Do not use sharp instruments or window cleaner containing abrasives to clean the ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    OM-H2714 To turn on the defogger, push the switch. To turn it off, push the switch again. The indicator light located on the switch lights up while the rear window defogger is operating. The defogger will automatically shut off after about 15 minutes. If the window clears before this time, push ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ...passenger side) and farther away than when viewed in a flat mirror. Do not use the convex mirror to judge the distances of vehicles behind you when changing lanes. Use the inside mirror (or glance backwards) to determine the actual size and distance of objects that...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ... end of the selection switch, "L" for the left and "R" for the right. 2. Move the direction control knob to the direction you want to move the mirror. 3. Return the selection switch to the neutral position to prevent unintentional operation. The mirrors can also be adjusted manually. 3-26
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ... to move the mirror. 3. Return the direction control knob to the center position to prevent unintentional operation. The mirrors can also be adjusted manually. B Outside mirror defogger (if equipped) CAUTION To prevent the battery from being discharged, do not operate the defogger continuously for ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    Outside mirror defogger switch OM-H2706 To turn on the outside mirror defogger, push the switch while the engine is running. The indicator light located on the switch will come on when the outside mirror defogger heater in operation. To turn it off, push the switch again. 3-28
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    Climate control Ventilator ...Heating and air conditioning ...Air flow control buttons ......(For right hand drive vehicles only) ...Heating and air conditioning (For right hand drive vehicles ...and low temperature weather condition ...Air conditioner compressor shut-off when engine is heavily loaded ......
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    Ventilator HB0202 4-2
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    Climate control Heating and air conditioning Air flow control buttons Air inlet selection button Fan speed control dial Air conditioner button... foot outlets and some through the windshield defroster outlets. : Air flows through the windshield defroster outlets and foot outlets...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    ... switch is turned to the "ON" position. The fan speed control dial is used to select four fan speeds. J Air inlet selection button WARNING Continued operation in the ON position may fog up the windows. Switch to the OFF position as soon ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ...position. The indicator light will come on. OFF position: Outside air is drawn into the passenger compartment. Push the air ....) J Air conditioner button (if equipped) The air conditioner operates only when the engine is running. Push the air conditioner button while the fan is in operation to turn on...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ...the windshield HB0252 OM-H2182 To direct warm air to the windshield and front door windows: 1. Push the " " button in. 2. Set the temperature control lever all the... The normal positions as shown in the diagram directs warm air to the side glass. When more rapid defrosting of the...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ... side grille should always be returned to its normal positions so that the warm air flow can then be used to defrost the driver's side window. J Heating and defrosting HB0253 OM-H2184 To direct warm air toward the floor and the windshield: 1. Push ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ... side grille should always be returned to its normal positions so that the warm air flow can then be used to defrost the driver's side window. J Heating OFF position HB0254 OM-H2186 To direct warm air toward the floor: 1. Set the air inlet ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    Climate control J Bi.level heating OFF position HB0255 OM-H2188 To direct air of different temperatures from the instrument panel outlets and foot ... and warm air flows from the foot outlets. 1. Set the air inlet selection button to the "OFF" position. 2. Push the " "...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ... left in the blue area. 4. Set the fan control dial to the desired level. J To shut off the outside air ON position HB0257 1. Set the fan control dial to the "OFF" position. 2. Set the air inlet selection button to the "ON" position. AIR CONDITIONER OPERATION J ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ... Push the air conditioner button on. 4. Set the temperature control lever to the blue area. 5. Set the fan speed ... HB0259 OM-H2182 To direct warm air to the windshield and front door windows: 1. Push the... area. 3. Set the fan speed control dial to the highest speed. To stop the warm air coming from...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ... adjustable. The normal positions as shown in the diagram directs warm air to the side glass. When more rapid defrosting of the windshield ... driver's side grille should always be returned to its normal positions so that the warm air flow can then be used to defrost the driver's side window. 4-12...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    Climate control Ventilator (For right hand drive vehicles only) HB0203 - CONTINUED - 4-13
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    Heating and air conditioning (For right hand drive vehicles only) Air flow control buttons ... inlet selection button Temperature control lever Air conditioner button Fan speed control dial OM-H2507 ... of air flow from the air outlets over a range from the blue area to red area. J Fan speed control ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    Climate control J Air inlet selection button WARNING Continued operation in the ON position may fog up the ... The indicator light will go off. J Air conditioner button The air conditioner operates only when the engine is running. Push the air conditioner button while the fan is in operation to turn ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ... OM-H2509 OM-H2510 To direct warm air to the windshield and front door windows: 1. Set the air inlet selection button to the "OFF" position. 2. Push the " " button in. ...The normal positions as shown in the diagram directs warm air to the side glass. When more rapid defrosting of ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ... driver's side grille should always be returned to its normal positions so that the warm air flow can then be used to defrost the driver's side window. J Heating and defrosting OFF position OM-H2511 OM-H2512 To direct warm air ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    ... side grille should always be returned to its normal positions so that the warm air flow can then be used to defrost the driver's side window. J Heating OFF position 2 OM-H2513 OM-H2514 To direct warm air toward the floor: 1. Set the air ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ... control J Bi.level heating OFF position OM-H2515 OM-H2516 To direct air of different temperatures from the instrument panel outlets and foot outlets... and warm air flows from the foot outlets. 1. Set the air inlet selection button to the "OFF" position. 2. Push the " ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ... to the left in the blue area. 4. Set the fan speed control dial to the desired level. J To shut off the outside air ON position OM-H2519 1. Set the fan control dial to the "OFF" position. 2. Set the air inlet selection button to the "ON" position. 4-20
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ...H2518 For cooling and dehumidification of the passenger compartment, air flows through the instrument panel outlets:...Push the air conditioner button on. 4. Set the temperature control lever to the blue area. 5. Set the fan... OM-H2510 To direct warm air to the windshield and front door windows: 1. Set...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    .... Push the air conditioner button on. Set the temperature control lever to the red area. Set the fan ... normal positions as shown in the diagram directs warm air to the side glass. When more rapid defrosting of... normal positions so that the warm air flow can then be used to defrost the driver's side ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    ...inlet grille HB0260 HB0261 Always keep the front ventilator inlet grille free of snow,... to ensure efficient heating and defrosting. Since the condenser is located in front of the radiator, this area ... operation each spring. This check is best performed by your SUBARU dealer. - CONTINUED - 4-23...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ... not indicate any problem with the air conditioning system. J Air conditioner compressor shut-off when engine is heavily... is different from the method for CFC12 (freon). Consult your SUBARU dealer for service. Repairs needed as a result of using the wrong refrigerant are not covered under warranty. ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    Audio Radio ...Antenna ...FM reception ... 5-4 5-4 5-5 AM/FM stereo radio with cassette player (if... ...Band selection switch (BAND) ...Stereo indicator ...Manual tuning (TUNE) ...Automatic tuning (SCAN) ... selection switch (FM@AM) ...Stereo indicator ...Manual tuning (TUNE) ...Automatic tuning (SCAN) ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    ... selection button (FM AM) ...Stereo indicator ...Manual tuning (TUNE) ...Automatic tuning (SCAN) ... ...Dolby NR button ( ) ...CLOCK FUNCTION ...When turning on the radio ...Setting the time ... AM/FM/WB ......Stereo indicator ...Weather band button (WB) ...Manual tuning (TUNE) ...Automatic tuning (SCAN) ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    Audio To play back a compact disc ...To select a song from its beginning ...Fast forwarding and fast reverse ...Repeat playback ...Random playback ...Scan ...To eject a disc from the player ...Precautions to observe when handling a compact disc (CD) ...CD CHANGER CONTROL (If optional CD changer is ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    ... antenna OM-H2376 Pull the antenna out to extend it to its full length. B Power antenna CAUTION Before tuning on the radio, make sure there are no persons near the antenna since personal injury could result if someone is struck by the antenna during ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    ... continues to be unsatisfactory, switch to a stronger station. AM/FM stereo radio with cassette player (if equipped) The radio ... when the ignition switch is in the "ACC" or "ON" positions. RADIO OPERATION (for radio with weather band) HB0065 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Stereo indicator Preset station ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    J Weather band (WB) HB0086 The radio can receive following seven stations of weather band (WB). WB channel WB1 : ... and volume control (ON@VOL) The same knob is used for both power (on/off) and volume control. The radio is turned on and off by turning the knob clockwise or counterclockwise and the ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    ...balance control (FADER and BAL) The same knob is used for both fader control and balance control....B Fader The fader control adjusts the balance between the front and rear speakers. Push the knob once ... and treble control is done on same knob. Use that knob for the separate adjustment of low pitch and ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    ... indicator "ST" will come on when an FM stereo broadcast is received. J Manual tuning (TUNE) B Manual tuning for FM and AM Press the tuning ...the FM mode. Constant pressure on the button causes a continuous change in the frequency. B Manual tuning for WB When WB mode is selected, press the tuning ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ... WB reception. 2. Press the volume control knob or tune the radio manually until the desired station frequency is displayed. 3. Press one of the preset buttons for at least two ...is broken for any reason such as vehicle maintenance or radio removal, all stations stored in the preset buttons ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    RADIO OPERATION (for radio without weather band) OM-H2432 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Stereo indicator Preset station number Frequency Band DISP ... control (ON@VOL) The same knob is used for both power (on/off) and volume control. The radio is turned on and off by turning the knob clockwise or counterclockwise ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    ...balance control (FADER and BAL) The same knob is used for both fader control and balance control....B Fader The fader control adjusts the balance between the front and rear speakers. Push the knob once ... and treble control is done on same knob. Use that knob for the separate adjustment of low pitch and ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    ... will come on when an FM stereo broadcast is received. J Manual tuning (TUNE) Press the tuning button ... tuning (SCAN) Press the volume control knob to change the radio to the SCAN mode. In this mode,... band until a station is found. The radio will stop at the station for five seconds while displaying...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    ... AM reception. 2. Press the volume control knob or tune the radio manually until the desired station frequency is displayed. 3. Press one of the preset buttons for at least two ...is broken for any reason such as vehicle maintenance or radio removal, all stations stored in the preset buttons ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    CASSETTE PLAYER OPERATION OM-H2433 1 2 3 4 Repeat indicator TPS indicator Dolby NR indicator Metal tape indicator (if equipped) 5 Tape travel indicator 6 Cassette slot 7 8 9 Q W E R Program switching button Dolby NR button Tape program sensor button Repeat button Fast forward button Stop and ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    ...turned off. Always make certain that you remove the cassette tape. J Tape program sensor ... selection or to skip to the beginning of the next selection. To use this function, press the "TPS" button to turn ... are shorter than five seconds. D When there are no blanks between selections (live concerts...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    ...D When the blanks between selections are shorter than five seconds. D When there are no blanks between selections (live concerts, etc). J Dolby ... into the cassette slot, "MTL" will be indicated on the display. CLOCK FUNCTION The radio has a built-in clock function that displays the time when the ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    Audio OM-H2434 J When turning on the radio When the radio is switched on or the station is changed, the time display is replaced by the frequency display. However, ... and battery is broken for any reason such as vehicle maintenance or radio removal, the time setting will be cleared. If this occurs, ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    ... radio with cassette player (if equipped) The radio will operate only when the ignition switch is in the "ACC" or "ON" positions. RADIO OPERATION 1 5 4 3 2 6 W Q 9 8 7 HB0318 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Stereo indicator Preset station number Frequency Band SCAN button DISP button Preset button 8 ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    ... ON/OFF HS0086 HB0317 The same knob is used for both power (on/off) and volume control. The radio is turned on and off by pushing the knob and the volume ...) control - Fader control (Volume balance control between front and rear speakers) - Balance control (Volume balance control...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    B Bass control Bass volume control indication When the bass volume level is set at the level 5 HB0344 HB0319 Select the Bass control mode by pressing the "T/B" button. In the bass control mode, the display shows the indication as shown. The bass control has total of 11 volume levels (BAS. ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    ... control Fader control indication When the fader setting is at the F9 (front maximum and rear minimum) HG0089 HB0321 Select the... control has total of 19 settings (FAD. F9 for front maximum and rear minimum, FAD. 0 for neutral, FAD. R9 for front minimum and rear maximum). Choose desired setting by ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    ...AM) Push the FM/AM selection button when the radio is on to select FM1, FM2 or AM reception.... will come on when an FM stereo broadcast is received. J Manual tuning (TUNE) Press the “TUNE” button ... band until a station is found. The radio will stop at the station for five seconds while displaying...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    ...or AM reception. 2. Press the "SCAN" button or tune the radio manually until the desired station frequency is ...buildings and hills. NOTE If the connection between the radio and battery is broken for any reason such as vehicle maintenance or radio removal, all stations stored in the preset buttons...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    ... the tape from unwinding. D Never expose cassettes to heat, direct sunlight or moisture. D Clean the tape head (once or twice a month) using a wet-type cleaning cassette. J Cassette slot Insert a cassette with the exposed tape side facing to the right. After inserting, ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    ... "OFF" position, eject the tape from the player. Always make certain that you remove the cassette tape. J Dolby NR button ( ) Press " " button when playing tapes recorded using the Dolby NR system*. The " " indicator will light up and high-frequency noise ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    .... 1 2 HB0324 1 DISP button 2 Tuning button J When turning on the radio When the radio is switched on or the station is changed, the time display is replaced by the frequency display. However, after the frequency has been displayed for five seconds, it is...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    ...is broken for any reason such as vehicle maintenance or radio removal, the time setting will be cleared. If this ...operate only when the ignition switch is in the "ACC" or "ON" positions. RADIO OPERATION 1 4 W E R 3 2 5 Q 9 8 7 6 HB5000BB 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Stereo indicator Frequency Preset...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    .../OFF HS0086 HB0325 The same knob is used for both power (on/off) and volume control. The radio is turned on and off by pushing the knob and the ... in the following sequence starting from bass control mode. (When the radio is powered on, control mode is in the volume control.) Bass (BAS)...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    Audio B Bass control Bass volume control indication When the bass volume level is set at the level 5 HB0347 HB0327 Select the Bass control mode by pressing the "AUDIO" button. In the bass control mode, the display shows the indication as shown. The bass control has total of 11 volume levels...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ...FAD/BAL" (fader and balance) button is used for selecting the following control modes: - Fader control (Volume balance control between front and rear speakers) - Balance control... sequence starting from fader control mode. (When the radio is powered on, control mode is in the volume control...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    ...VOL) Fader control indication When the fader setting is at the F9 (front maximum and rear minimum) HB0368 HB0331 Select... control has total of 19 settings (FAd. F9 for front maximum and rear minimum, FAd.0 for neutral, FAd. R9 for front minimum and rear maximum). Choose desired setting by turning...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    ... to turn on the radio in the weather band. Press the "WB" button when the radio is on to select the weather band. The weather band indicator "WB" will come on when the weather band is selected. J Manual tuning (TUNE) B Manual tuning for AM and FM waveband Push the ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    ... FM waveband. Constant pressure on the button causes a continuous change in the frequency. B Manual tuning for weather band When weather band mode is selected, ... to select the weather band. 2. Press the "SCAN" button or tune the radio manually until the desired station frequency is displayed. 3. ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    ... to tall buildings and hills. NOTE If the connection between the radio and battery is broken for any reason such as vehicle maintenance or radio removal, all stations stored in the preset buttons are cleared. If this occurs, it is necessary to reset the preset buttons. ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    ... tape from unwinding. D Never expose cassettes to heat, direct sunlight or moisture. D Clean the tape head (once or twice a month) using a wet-type cleaning cassette. J To play back a cassette tape B When cassette tape is not in the player When a cassette is ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    ...turned off. Always make certain that you remove the cassette tape. J Tape program sensor ... selection or to skip to the beginning of the next selection. To use this function, press the "TPS" button to turn ... are shorter than five seconds. D When there are no blanks between selections (live concerts...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    ... D When the blanks between selections are shorter than five seconds. D When there are no blanks between selections (live concerts, etc). J Dolby NR button ( ) Press " " button when playing tapes recorded using the Dolby NR system*. The " " indicator will light up and high-frequency ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    COMPACT DISC PLAYER OPERATION 1 2 3 4 6 5 7 8 9 R E W Q HB5000DB 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 DISC indicator Track number Repeat indicator Random indicator Time elapsed CD player made indicator Disc slot Eject button 9 CD (CD player selection) Q Random button W Repeat button E Fast forward and track ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    Audio NOTE D Make sure to always insert a disc with the label side up. If a disc is inserted with the label side down, it might be ejected or the player might shut off. D After the last song finishes, the disc will automatically return to track 1 (the first song on the disc) and will automatically...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    ..., press the eject button " ". The disc will be ejected. The disc may be removed even when the ignition switch is in the "LOCK" position. NOTE Avoid ... out. J Precautions to observe when handling a compact disc (CD) D To remove a disc from the case, press the center of the case and hold both ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    Audio use a hard cloth, thinner, benzene, alcohol, etc. D Never use a badly damaged, deformed or cracked disc. Malfunctions or problems might result. D A disc is vulnerable to heat. Never keep it either in places exposed to direct sunlight or near heaters. OM-4747 - CONTINUED - 5-41
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    CD CHANGER CONTROL (If optional CD changer is connected) An optional CD changer can be connected to this audio unit. See your SUBARU dealer for more information. 1 23 4 5 6 7 T R E W Q 9 8 HB5000EB 1 Disc number 2 CD-CH (CD changer mode) 3 4 5 6 7 indicator Track number Repeat indicator...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    ... D If a disc is in the player, the "CD-CH" button ("CD" button) is used to change from CD player operation to CD changer operation. Each time the "CD-CH" button is pressed, the operating mode will change alternately starting from CD player mode. D At the end of the disc, playback ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    J Fast forwarding and fast reverse B Fast forward Press the """„" button continuously for more than 0.5 second to fast forward the disc. Release the button to stop fast forwarding. If you continue fast forwarding to the end of the disc, the CD changer will automatically stop fast forwarding ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    Audio CLOCK FUNCTION The radio has a built-in clock function that displays the time when the ignition... the time display mode, the time display is replaced by the disc number display. However, after... has been displayed for five seconds, it is replaced by the time display again. - CONTINUED - 5-45...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    ... and battery is broken for any reason such as vehicle maintenance or radio removal, the time setting will be cleared. If this occurs, it is ... to reset the time. Installation of accessories Always consult your SUBARU dealer before installing a citizen band radio or other transmitting device in your ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    ... ... Cigarette lighter (option) Cigarette lighter (option) ... 6-7 6-7 6-9 6-9 Ashtray ...6-8 Front ashtray ...Rear ashtray ... 6 Accessory power socket ... 6-9... only) ...Luggage cover (Wagon - if equipped) ...Using the cover ...To remove the cover housing ...To install the cover housing ... 6-...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    Sun visors OM-H2220 To block out glare, swing down the visors. To use the sun visor at a side window, swing it down and move it sideways. J Vanity mirror (if equipped) HB0029 To use the vanity mirror, swing down the visor. 6-2
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    Interior equipment J Vanity mirror with light (if equipped) HB0030 To use the vanity mirror, swing down the visor and open the cover. The lights beside the vanity mirror come on when the ignition switch is either in the "ACC" or "ON" position and the mirror cover is opened. Storage ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    J Glove compartment Unlock Lock OM-H2436 To open the glove compartment, pull the handle. To close it, push the lid firmly upward. To lock the glove compartment, insert the master key and turn it clockwise. To unlock it, insert the master key and turn it counterclockwise. J Center console HB0031...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ... compartment (if equipped) HB0269 HB0270 The sunglasses storage compartment can be used to store a pair of sunglasses or small items such as a garage door ... on the lid lightly and it will automatically open. Cup holder D When not in use, always keep the holder stored while driving to reduce the ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    J Front cup holder Push HB6000BB HB6001BA To use the cup holder, push on the center of its front surface and it will automatically pop out. Then pull it out... a larger cup. J Rear cup holder (option) HB6003BA To use the cup holder, open the lid by pulling its upper edge...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    ...right-lower part of the instrument panel is designed to use only a SUBARU genuine cigarette lighter plug. Do not use non-genuine cigarette lighter plugs or any "plug-in" type electrical ... lighter plug is an optional accessory. It is available from your SUBARU dealer. If smoking is not desired, ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    ... Do not hold the lighter pushed in, because it will overheat. OM-H2439 The cigarette lighter operates ... switch is in the "ON" and "ACC" position. To use the cigarette lighter, push in the knob and ... a few moments. It will automatically spring up when ready for use. Ashtray CAUTION Do not ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    ... OM-H2440 OM-H2227 J Front ashtray To open the ashtray, pull the lid out. To remove the ashtray for ...on the right-lower part of the instrument panel is designed to use only a SUBARU genuine cigarette lighter plug. Do not use non-genuine cigarette lighter plugs or any "plug-in" type electrical ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    ...dual power socket (option) D Do not attempt to use a cigarette lighter in the accessory power socket or ...dual power socket for a long period of time while the engine is not running can cause battery discharge....brake pedals. If they do, do not use the electrical appliance while driving. CAUTION 6-10...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    ...(12V DC) from the battery is on tap at the socket when the ignition switch is either in the "ACC" or "ON" position. You can use an in-car use electrical appliance by connecting it to the socket. Interior light OM-H0133 The interior light switch has three positions: ON: The light stays on ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    Spotlight (if equipped) OM-H2442 HB0033 Switch Switch HB0272 To turn on the spotlight, push the switch. To turn it off, push the switch again. When leaving the vehicle, make sure the light is turned off to avoid battery discharge. 6-12
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    Interior equipment Luggage area light (Wagon only) ON OFF DOOR HB0377 The luggage area light switch has three positions: ON: The light stays on continuously. DOOR: The light comes on only when the rear gate is opened. OFF: The light stays off. When leaving your vehicle, make sure the light is ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    ... from direct sunlight. This cover is detachable to make room for additional cargo. J Using the cover OM-H2232 To extend the cover, pull the end of the ...the catches and it will rewind automatically. You should hold on to the cover and guide it back into the cover housing while it is rewinding. 6-14
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    Interior equipment J To remove the cover housing OM-H2234 1. Rewind the cover. 2. To take it off the retainer, lift it out. 3. Store the cover housing in the luggage area. J To install the cover housing Insert the both ends of the cover housing into the retainers. Cargo anchorage eyelets (if ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    ... four anchorage eyelets so that luggage can be secured with a luggage net or ropes. When using the anchorage eyelets, raise them up from under the cutouts of the luggage compartment mat. When not in use, put the eyelets down into the storing recesses. Storage tray (Wagon ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    ... The storage tray is located under the floor of the luggage compartment and can be used to store small items. To open the lid, pull the handle up. NOTE.... Maintenance tools OM-H2443 Your vehicle is equipped with the following maintenance tools: Screwdriver Wheel nut wrench - CONTINUED - 6-17
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    ...7-10 7-10 7-11 7-12 7-12 7-12 7-13 7-13 7 Starting the engine ...Manual transmission vehicles ...Automatic transmission vehicles ...During ...7-13 7-14 7-14 7-15 7-15 Stopping the engine ...Manual transmission ...Shifting speed for fuel economy ...Maximum speeds ...Driving tips ... 7-16 7-16 7-17 7-...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    ... ...To temporarily cancel the cruise control ...To turn off the cruise control ...To change the cruising speed ... Hill holder (for manual transmission - if equipped) Manual release ... 7-26 7-27 ... Parking your vehicle ...Tips for using the brakes 7-29 7-31 7-31 7-32...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ... limit D Vehicle with tachometer Never exceed 4,000 rpm engine speed except for brief acceleration in an emergency. D Vehicle without tachometer (for manual transmission) Do not exceed the speed limits below for each gear position except for brief...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    Fuel requirements J Fuel Octane Rating Your engine is designed to use only unleaded gasoline with an ... gasoline filler nozzle. Under no circumstances should leaded gasoline be used because it will damage the ... alcohol may cause paint damage, which is not covered under the SUBARU Limited Warranty. 7-4
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    ... fuels should contain no more than 15% MTBE or 10% ethanol for the proper operation of your SUBARU. In ...of gasoline before seeking service at your SUBARU dealer. D Fuel system damage or driveability problems which result from the use of improper fuel are not covered under the SUBARU Limited Warranty....
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    ...damage due to improper testing is not covered under the SUBARU Limited Warranty and is the responsibility of the State I/M ... system. The U.S. EPA has EXEMPTED SUBARU Full-Time All-Wheel Drive (AWD) vehicles from ... (VECI) label. State I/M Programs should test affected SUBARU Full-Time AWD models using ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    Starting and operating SUBARU models equipped with the Full-Time AWD feature should be tested on a four-wheel drive dynamometer (State I/M Program... elect to use a "double two-wheel dynamometer" arrangement). Under NO circumstances should any SUBARU Full-Time AWD equipped vehicle be modified for ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    ... exhaust gases, thus providing cleaner exhaust. To avoid damage to the catalytic converter: D Use only unleaded fuel. Even a small amount of leaded fuel will damage the catalytic converter. D Never start the engine by pushing or pulling the vehicle. D Avoid racing ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ... combustion), have your vehicle checked and repaired by an authorized SUBARU dealer. D Do not apply undercoating or rust prevention treatment to the heat shield of ... tire wear and fuel consumption. D Use the air conditioner only when necessary. D Keep the front and rear wheels in...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    ... warning lights after starting the engine. NOTE Engine oil, engine coolant, brake fluid, ...checked daily, weekly or at fuel stops. Driving in foreign countries When planning to use your vehicle ... because that will lock the steering wheel, preventing steering control. And when the engine is turned off,...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    ... OM-H2715 J LOCK The key can only be inserted or removed in this position. The ignition switch will lock the steering wheel when you remove the key. If turning the key is ..., turn the steering wheel slightly to the right and left as you turn the key. B Automatic transmission vehicles:...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    B Manual transmission vehicles: OM-H2494 The key can be turned from "ACC" to "LOCK" only when the key is pushed in ...it. J ACC In this position the electrical accessories (radio, accessory power socket, etc.) can be used. J ON This is the normal operating position after the engine is started...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    ... Take out the screwdriver from the tool bag. 2. Remove the cover under the steering column using a phillips screwdriver. 3. ...interlock release lever. Take your vehicle to the nearest SUBARU dealer immediately to have the key interlock system repaired. Starting the engine CAUTION Do not operate the ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    J Manual transmission vehicles 1. Apply the parking brake. 2. Turn off unnecessary lights and accessories. 3. ... lights have gone off after the engine has started. The fuel injection system automatically lowers the idle speed as the engine warms up. J Automatic transmission vehicles CAUTION If you ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    ... lights have gone out after the engine has started. The fuel injection system automatically ...weather below - 4°F (- 20°C) If the engine is difficult to start using the normal method (without ..., it may be flooded (excessive fuel in the engine). In case of a flooded engine, turn the starter motor ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    ... on the ignition switch, causing the steering wheel to lock. The ignition switch should be turned off only when the engine is idling. Manual transmission CAUTION Shift into reverse ONLY when the vehicle has completely stopped. It may cause damage to the ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ...move the shift lever, and gradually let the pedal up. J Shifting speed for fuel economy The best compromise between fuel economy and vehicle ... on the clutch pedal and do not use the clutch to hold your vehicle at standstill on an upgrade. Either of those actions may cause clutch damage. - CONTINUED...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    ...hill, they may overheat and not work properly. Automatic transmission WARNING Do... may cause damage to the transmission. D Do not race the engine for more than five.... This may cause the automatic transmission fluid to overheat. The automatic transmission is an electronically controlled with 4-forward...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    ...) This position is for parking the vehicle and starting the engine. In this position, the transmission is mechanically locked to prevent the vehicle from rolling...P" position. Do not hold the vehicle only with the transmission. The shift interlock function is employed in this automatic transmission ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    ...2nd or 1st gear. When you release the pedal, the transmission will return to the original gear position. B 3 (Third) This position is for using engine braking when going down a hill or for climbing a grade. The transmission automatically shifts into a suitable gear from 1st...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    ... to "2" position, push the release button. This position is for using engine braking when going down a hill or for climbing a steep grade. In this position, the transmission holds in...1" position. Use the brake instead. J Shift lock release If the selector lever does not move from...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    ... brake lever cover by pulling up on the cover's rear end. 5. Remove the selector lever cover by pulling up the cover's ... the "N" position. 8. Remove the screwdriver from the hole. Depress the brake pedal and start the engine. Take your vehicle to the nearest SUBARU dealer immediately to have ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    ... OM-H2708 1. Adjust the seat position. Refer to Front Seat section (chapter 2). 2. Pull the tilt lock lever down. 3. Move the steering wheel to the desired level. 4. Push the lever up to ...or right for more than five seconds. This may damage the power steering pump. - CONTINUED - 7-23
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    The power steering system operates only when the engine is running. If you lose power steering assist because the engine stops or the system fails to function, you can steer but it... switch is turned "OFF" when the cruise control is not in use to avoid unintentional cruise setting. J To set ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    ...ways to cancel the cruise control temporarily: D Depress the brake pedal. D Pull the control lever in the "CANCEL" direction. D Depress the clutch pedal (manual transmission vehicles only). D Shift the selector lever into the "N" position (automatic ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    ...direction once. Now the desired speed is set and the vehicle will keep running at that speed without depressing the accelerator pedal. Hill holder (for manual transmission - if equipped) CAUTION The Hill Holder is a device only for helping the ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    ...operate on slight grades. When starting in reverse and using the Hill Holder, a braking effect may... power by pressing the brake pedal again. J Manual release If the vehicle cannot be moved... to a malfunctioning of the hill holder: 1. Apply the parking brake and stop the engine. - CONTINUED - 7-27...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    ... hold valve Link HB0295 2. Find the Pressure Hold Valve. It is located inside the engine compartment under the brake fluid reservoir (big yellow cap). Make the ... as far as possible. The device is now inoperative and the vehicle can be moved. Consult your nearest SUBARU dealer for repairs. 7-28
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    ...brake, pull the lever up slightly, press the release button, then lower the lever while keeping the button pressed. When the parking brake is set while the engine is running, the parking brake warning light comes on. After starting the vehicle, be sure that the warning light has gone out before the ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    ... the parking brake firmly and put the shift lever in the "1" (1st) for an upgrade or "R" (Reverse) for a downgrade for manual transmission vehicles, or in the "P" (Park) position for automatic transmission vehicles. Always set the parking brake firmly when...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    ... wheel. When the vehicle is headed up the hill, the front wheels should be turned away from the curb. When facing downhill, the front wheels should be turned into the curb. Tips for using the brakes J ... depressing the brake pedal to heat up the brakes. B Use of engine braking Remember to make ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    ... to stop the vehicle. B Brake booster The brake booster uses engine manifold vacuum to assist braking force. Do not turn off the engine while driving because that will turn off the brake ... disc brakes while braking, immediately have your vehicle checked by your SUBARU dealer. 7-32
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    ... maintain constant brake pedal pressure. Do not pump the brake pedal since doing so may ... of steering control and directional stability caused by wheel lock-up. When the ABS system is operating, ... pedal and hear the operating sound of ABS from the engine compartment just after the vehicle is started. ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    ... to operate normally. If this occurs, have the ABS system repaired at the first available opportunity by your SUBARU dealer. NOTE If the warning light behavior is as... considered normal. D The warning light comes on right after the engine is started but goes out immediately, remaining ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    ... off. When driving with an insufficient battery voltage such as when the engine is jump started, the ABS warning light may .... D Always use the utmost care in driving - overconfidence because you are driving an all wheel .... WARNING OM-H0154 All wheel drive distributes the engine power to all four ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    ..., dirt and sand. By shifting power between the front and rear wheels, SUBARU AWD can also provide added traction during acceleration, and added engine braking force ... deceleration. Therefore, your SUBARU AWD vehicle may handle differently than an ordinary two wheel drive vehicle and...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    ...you do take your SUBARU off road, you should review the common sense... and higher ground clearance, your Subaru can be driven on ordinary roads or off.... But please keep in mind that an AWD Subaru is a passenger car and is neither a conventional.... If you do take your Subaru off-road, certain common sense...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    ...that it does not reach the vehicle's undercarriage. Water entering the engine air intake or the exhaust pipe or water splashing onto electrical parts may damage your vehicle and ..., mud, rock, sand, rivers, etc., check that there is no grass, bush, paper, rags, stones, sand, etc....
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    ... vehicle with tires larger than those specified in this manual. D Frequent driving of an AWD vehicle under hard-... necessitate more frequent replacement of engine oil, brake fluid and transmission oil than that ... Maintenance Booklet. Remember that damage done to your Subaru while operating if off-road ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    cold winter starts. Use an engine oil of proper grade and viscosity for cold ...fluid that contains an antifreeze solution. Do not use engine antifreeze or other substitutes because ...following: 1. Place the shift lever in "1" or "R" for manual transmission vehicles, and in "P" for automatic ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    ... reaches half empty. If your SUBARU is not going to be used for an extended period, it is best ...ahead of you to avoid the need for sudden braking. Use the engine brake effectively to control the vehicle ...into a lower gear when necessary.) Avoid locking the front wheels because that can lead to a loss ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    ... is stuck on the wiper arm, pull off the road to a safe place, then remove it. If you stop the car at the side of the road, use the hazard warning flasher to alert other drivers. We recommend use of non-freezing type wiper blades during the seasons you could have snow ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    ... on snowy grades or icy roads may require the use of tire chains, in which case put the chains on the front wheels only. Use only SAE class S type chains that are of the correct size for your tires so as not to - CONTINUED - 7-43
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    ...with tire chains, drive at speeds below 19 mph (30 km/h). When a temporary spare tire is on a front wheel, replace the temporary spare tire with the rear tire on the ...side of the vehicle, and then fit chains on the front tires. Always use the utmost care when driving with tire chains ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    ... can to prevent it from being thrown around inside the vehicle during sudden stops, sharp turns or in an accident. D Do not pile heavy loads on the roof. These loads raise the vehicle's center of gravity and make it more prone to tip over. D Secure skis and other lengthy items properly to prevent ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    ... belongings, any optional equipment such as a trailer hitch, roof rack or bike carrier, etc., and the tongue ... to each axle (GAW) must never exceed the GVWR. The front and rear GAWs can be adjusted by ... is lower than the vehicle capacity weight, either front or rear GAW may exceed the GAWR, depending ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    ... by the trailer and other towing equipment manufacturers. SUBARU assumes no responsibility for injuries or vehicle damage that result from ... or for your failure to follow the proper instructions. J Warranties and maintenance SUBARU warranties do not apply to vehicle damage or malfunction caused by ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    ... exceed the Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR). The front and rear GAWR are also shown on ... load the trailer with more weight in the back than the front; approximately 60 percent of the trailer load should be in the front and approximately 40 percent in the rear. Also, distribute the load as evenly as ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    .... Choose a proper hitch for your vehicle and trailer. SUBARU does not offer accessory trailer hitches. Consult with a... in choosing an appropriate hitch for your vehicle. Be sure to follow all of the hitch manufacturer's instructions for installation and use. J Side mirrors After hitching a trailer ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    ... vehicle lighting system. Consult your authorized SUBARU dealer concerning the connection of wires for trailer ... tow a trailer when the temporary spare tire is used. The temporary spare tire is not designed to sustain the towing load. Use of the temporary spare tire when towing can result in failure ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    ...vehicle gets a flat tire when towing a trailer, ask a commercial road service to repair the flat tire. If you carry a regular size ...jackknifing and loss of control. Avoid abrupt starts and sudden accelerations. If your vehicle has a manual transmission, always start out in first gear and release the ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    ...in motion, stop towing the trailer and have repairs carried out immediately by the nearest SUBARU dealer. Always block the wheels under both vehicle and trailer when ... and cautious operation of your vehicle. Seek the advice of your SUBARU dealer to assist you in purchas- 7-52
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    ... by the trailer and other towing equipment manufacturers. SUBARU assumes no responsibility for injuries or vehicle damage that result from ... or for your failure to follow the proper instructions. J Warranties and maintenance SUBARU warranties do not apply to vehicle damage or malfunction caused by ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    B Total trailer weight Model Conditions Maximum total trailer weight 1,000 lbs (453 kg) 2,000 lbs (906 kg) 1,000 lbs (453 kg) 2,000 lbs (906 kg) 1,000 lbs (453 kg) MT models When towing a trailer without brakes. When towing a trailer with brakes. AT models When towing a trailer without brakes. ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    ... applied to each axle (GAW) must never exceed the Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR). The front and rear GAWs can be adjusted by relocating passengers and luggage inside the vehicle. The front and rear GAWR are also shown on the certification label. Gross Axle Weight ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    ...more weight in the back of trailer's axle than in the front, the load on the rear axle of the towing vehicle ... at which it would be during actual towing, using a jack as shown. Tongue load OM-... the trailer with more weight in the back than in the front; approximately 60 percent of the trailer load ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    ... for your vehicle and trailer. The use of genuine SUBARU trailer hitch is recommended. A genuine ... hitches are available from your SUBARU dealer. If use of a non-genuine hitch is unavoidable,... hitch for your vehicle. Be sure to follow all of the hitch manufacturer's instructions for installation and...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    For all types of hitches, regularly check that the hitch mounting bolts and nuts are tight. J Connecting a trailer B Trailer brakes ... to be tapped into the trailer's hydraulic brake system. Please ask your SUBARU dealer and professional trailer supplier for more information about the trailer's ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    ... the ground. For more information about the safety chain connection, refer to the instructions for your hitch and trailer. B Side mirrors After hitching a... ensure the trailer lights are connected properly, please consult your SUBARU dealer. Check for proper operation of the turn signals and the brake...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    ... and proper inflation pressure should be in accordance with the trailer manufacturer's specifications. Front Rear 29 psi (200 kPa, 2.0 kg/cm2... a flat tire when towing a trailer, ask a commercial road service to repair the flat tire. If you carry a regular size spare tire in your vehicle or trailer ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    ... in skidding or jackknifing and loss of control. D Avoid abrupt starts and sudden accelerations. If your vehicle has a manual transmission, always start out in first gear and release the clutch at moderate engine RPM. D Avoid uneven steering, sharp turns ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    ... the vehicle is in motion, stop towing the trailer and have repairs carried out immediately by the nearest SUBARU dealer. B Driving on grades D Before going down a steep ... vehicles) and ATF OIL TEMP warning light (for AT vehicles) since the engine and transmission are relatively prone to...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    ... and Indicator Lights section (chapter 3) in the owner's manual. D If your vehicle has a automatic transmission, avoid using the accelerator pedal to stay .... 5. Shift into 1st or reverse gear (manual transmission) or "P" (automatic transmission) and shut off the engine. - CONTINUED - 7-63
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    ... overheating ...If steam is coming from the engine compartment ...If no steam is coming from the engine compartment ... 8-2 8-2 8-2 8-3 Jump starting ... ... Towing ...Transporting your vehicle using a flat-bed truck ...Towing with the front wheels raised off the ground ...Towing with all wheels on ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 296
    ... switch again. Engine overheating WARNING Never attempt to remove the radiator cap until the engine has been shut off and has fully cooled down. When the... hot coolant, which could burn you very seriously. If the engine overheats, safely pull off the road and stop the vehicle...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 297
    ... "MAX" mark. 5. If there is no coolant in the reserve tank, add coolant to the reserve tank. Then remove the radiator cap and fill the radiator with coolant. If you remove the radiator cap from a hot radiator, first wrap a thick cloth around the radiator cap, ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    ...on or around a battery, always wear suitable eye protectors, and remove metal objects such as rings, bands or other metal jewelry. D ..., hands, clothing, hair and tools away from the cooling fan, belts and any other moving engine parts. Removing rings, watches and ties is advisable. When your vehicle ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    ... case of emergency Booster battery Engine lifting bracket HB0274 1 Connect one jumper ... battery. 4 Connect the other end of the cable to the engine lifting bracket. Make sure that the cables ...not in contact with any other metal. 5. Start the engine of the vehicle with the booster battery and run ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    ...proper place. 1. Park on a hard, level surface, whenever possible, then stop the engine. 2. Set the parking brake securely and shift a manual transmission vehicle in reverse or an automatic transmission vehicle in the "P" (Park) position. 3....
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 301
    In case of emergency 4. Put wheel blocks at the front and rear of the tire diagonally opposite the flat tire. OM-H2259 5. Take out the spare... covers) Insert the wheel nut wrench into the notch provided in the wheel cover, and pry it off. OM-H2454 - CONTINUED - 8-7...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    7. Loosen the wheel nuts using the wheel nut wrench but do not remove the nuts. OM-H0376 8. Place the jack under the side sill at the front or rear jack-up point closest to the flat tire. Turn the jackscrew by hand until the jack head engages firmly into the jack-up ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    ...the vehicle higher than necessary. OM-H2263 10. Remove the wheel nuts and the flat tire. 11. ... OM-H0172 HG0104 12. Put on the spare tire. Replace the wheel nuts. Tighten them by hand. 13.... the jack handle counterclockwise to lower the vehicle. 14. Use the wheel nut wrench to securely tighten the ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    ...) at the top of the wheel nut wrench. Never use your foot on the wheel nut wrench or a pipe extension on the wrench because you may exceed the specified torque. Have the wheel nut torque checked at a nearest automotive service facility. 15. Store the flat tire in the spare tire compartment....
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 305
    ...than a conventional tire and is designed for emergency use only. Remove the temporary spare tire and re-install the conventional tire as soon as possible...diameter, so road clearance is reduced. D When the wear indicator appears on the tread, replace the tire. - CONTINUED - 8-11
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 306
    ... Before driving your vehicle with temporary spare tire, put a spare fuse inside the FWD connector located in the engine compartment and confirm that the front-wheel drive warning light comes on. The all wheel drive capability of the vehicle has now been ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    ... B Spare tire OM-H2267 The spare tire is stored under the floor of the trunk or the luggage compartment. To remove the spare tire, first remove the spare tire cover, turn the attaching bolt counterclockwise, then take the spare tire out. - CONTINUED - 8-13
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    ...cover down to open the cover, turn the jackscrew counterclockwise to loosen it, then remove the jack. Wagon: first pull the tab on the trim cover to open the cover, turn the jackscrew counterclockwise to loosen it, then remove the jack. The jack handle is stored under the spare tire cover. 8-...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    ...case of emergency Towing If towing is necessary, it is best done by your SUBARU dealer or a commercial towing service. Observe...suspension bottoms out. J Towing with the front wheels raised off the ground WARNING Never tow manual transmission AWD vehicles with the front wheels raised off the ground ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    ...transmission failure occurs, transport your vehicle on a flat-bed truck. HB0039 1. Check the transmission and differential oil levels and add oil to ... if necessary. 2. Release the parking brake and put the transmission in neutral. 3. The ignition switch should be in the "ACC" position ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    ... to the bumper. CAUTION HB0038 We do not recommend this method of towing. Use this method only when towing service by a SUBARU dealer or a commercial towing service is not available. 1. Check the transmission and differential oil levels and add oil to ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    J Towing eyelet D Never use the tie-down eyelet closest to the muffler under the vehicle for towing ... eyelet OM-H2744 Tie-down eyelet: Never use the tie-down eyelet for towing purpose. HB0075 The towing eyelets should be used only in an emergency (e.g., to free a stuck vehicle from mud, sand or ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 313
    ... ...To help prevent corrosion ... Cleaning the interior ...Seat fabric ...Leather seat materials ...Synthetic leather upholstery ... 9-5 9-5 9-6 9-6 Cleaning aluminum wheels ...Cleaning fog light lens (for SUS) ... 9-7 9-7 9
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 314
    ... pressing the brake pedal to heat up the brakes. D Do not wash the engine compartment. If ...parts or the power steering fluid reservoir, it will cause engine trouble or faulty power steering respectively....corrosion of underbody components, such as the exhaust system, fuel and brake lines, brake cables,...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 315
    ... applied at least once a month, or whenever the surface no longer repels water. If the appearance of ... only one direction. A No. 2000 grain compound is recommended. Never use a coarse-grained .... When in doubt, it is always best to contact your SUBARU dealer or an auto paint specialist. - CONTINUED ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 316
    Corrosion protection Your SUBARU has been designed and built to resist corrosion. Special...or dust control chemicals, or used in coastal areas where there is more salt in the air, or in areas where there is ..., such as the exhaust system, fuel and brake lines, brake cables, suspension, steering system, ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 317
    Appearance care treatment or should be replaced. Contact your SUBARU dealer to perform this kind of... and treatment if you need assistance. Repair chips and scratches in the paint as soon ... make sure it does not affect the fabric adversely. Use the cleaner according to its instruction. - CONTINUED ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 318
    J Leather seat materials The leather used by SUBARU is a high quality natural product which will ... cloth afterwards to restore the luster. If your SUBARU is to be parked for a long time in bright sunlight, ... The synthetic leather material used on the SUBARU may be cleaned using mild soap or detergent ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 319
    ...use soap containing grit to clean the wheels. Be sure to use a neutral cleaning agent, and ... treated with salt or other agents. Cleaning fog light lens (for SUS) Counter-clockwise..., check that the protector's horizontal bars are parallel with the fog light's horizontal center line. - CONTINUED...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 320
    NOTE Top "Top" mark Tabs Tabs HB0297 When fitting the grid protector, make sure the "TOP" mark is at the top. 9-8
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 321
    ... ... 10-20 10-20 Replacing the air cleaner element Spark plugs ...10-22 Replacing the ... spark plugs ...10-22 Drive belts ...10-23 Inspection ...10-23 Manual transmission oil ... 10-24 Checking the ... fluid ...10-26 10 Front differential gear oil (Automatic transmission) Rear differential gear ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 322
    ......Windshield washer fluid ...Replacement of windshield wiper blades ...Brake pedal ...Clutch pedal (Manual transmission) ... ...10-42 Hill holder (Manual transmission - if equipped) ...10-42 Replacement of brake pad and ... ...Fog light (OUTBACK and SUS) ...Fog light (GT models) ...Front turn signal, ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 323
    ... service are required, it is recommended that all work be done by an authorized SUBARU dealer. If you perform maintenance and service by...should familiarize yourself with the information provided in this section on general maintenance and service for your SUBARU. Incorrect or incomplete service could ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 324
    ... the fuel system is under pressure, replacement of the fuel filter should be performed only by your SUBARU dealer. D The SRS AIRBAG has no user-serviceable parts. ... the SRS AIRBAG system. For required servicing of the SRS AIRBAG, see your nearest SUBARU dealer. J Before checking or ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 325
    Maintenance and service Engine compartment overview J 2.5 Liter vehicles 1 23 45 6 7 Y T R E W Q9 8 HB0351 1 Manual transmission oil level gauge (MT) (... (page 10-49) 8 Battery (page 10-36) 9 Engine oil filler cap Q Radiator cap (page 10-14) W Engine coolant reservoir ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 326
    ... 2.2 Liter vehicles (except California specification) 1 2 34 5 6 T R E W Q 9 8 7 HBA011BB 1 Manual transmission oil level gauge (MT) (page 10-24) or ...10-49) 7 Battery (page 10-36) 8 Engine oil filler cap 9 Radiator cap (page 10-14) Q Engine coolant reservoir W Engine oil level gauge E Power...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 327
    Maintenance and service J 2.2 Liter vehicles (California specification) 1 2 3 456 7 T R E W Q9 8 HBA012BB 1 Manual transmission oil level gauge (MT) (page 10-24) or Differential gear oil level gauge (AT) (page 10-27) Air cleaner (page 10-20) Automatic transmission fluid ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 328
    Engine, transmission, and differential gear oil leaks Engine Transmission Differential OM-H2279 Inspect the following ...: Oil pan mating area Oil filter mating area Mating area between the engine and transmission Around the ... and filler plug If you find any leaks, contact your SUBARU dealer. 10-8
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 329
    Maintenance and service Engine oil WARNING Never let engine oil contact your eyes because engine oil can be harmful to your eyes. If ... oil level Check the engine oil level at each fuel stop. HB0339 OM-H2727 ... up to the upper level. CAUTION Use only engine oil with the recommended grade and ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 330
    ...draining the engine oil. 2. Park the vehicle on a level surface and stop the engine. 3. Remove the oil filler cap. Drain plug OM-H2282 4. Drain out the engine oil by removing the drain plug while the engine is still warm. The used oil should be drained into an ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 331
    ... OM-H2284 6. Remove the under cover. (if so equipped) 7. Remove the oil filter with an oil filter wrench. 8. Before installing a new oil filter, ... qt) 2.5 Liter models: 4.8 US qt (4.5 liters, 4.0 Imp qt) 13. Start the engine and make sure that no oil leaks appear around the - CONTINUED - 10-11
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 332
    .... When adding oil, different brands may be used together as long as they are the same API classification and SAE viscosity as those recommended by SUBARU. Engine oil viscosity (thickness) affects fuel economy. Oils of lower vis- 10-12
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 333
    Maintenance and service cosity provide better fuel economy. However, in hot weather, oil of higher viscosity is required to properly lubricate the engine. SAE viscosity numbr and ... is recommended. API classification SJ or SH: SAE viscosity No.: 30, 40, 10W-50, 20W-40, 20W-50 ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 334
    ... controlled to operate when the engine coolant reaches a specific temperature. If the radiator cooling fan does not... blown, have the cooling system checked by your SUBARU dealer. If frequent addition of coolant ... coolant level D Never attempt to remove the radiator cap until the engine has been shut ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 335
    ..."FULL" level mark. If the reserve tank is empty, remove the radiator cap and refill as required. D The cooling system has been filled at the factory with a... against freezing down to -33°F (-36°C). For adding, use genuine SUBARU coolant or an equivalent: a mixture of 50% soft ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 336
    ... and check that the rubber gasket inside the radiator cap is in the proper position. J Changing the coolant D Never attempt to remove the radiator cap until the engine has been shut off and has cooled down completely. Since the coolant is under pressure, ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 337
    ...drain plug and loosen the drain plug. Reserve tank CAUTION Air vent plug Drain plug OM-H2288 HB0278 2. Loosen the radiator cap to drain the coolant from the radiator. Then drain the coolant from the reserve tank. Tighten the drain plug securely. - CONTINUED - 10-17...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 338
    HB0279 3. Remove the air vent plug from the radiator. "FULL" level mark Filler neck Fill up to here "LOW" level mark OM-H2289 HB0277 4. Slowly pour the coolant and fill to the radiator filler neck and to the reserve tank's "FULL" level mark. Do not pour ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 339
    Maintenance and service Rubber gaskets HG0115 6. Put the radiator cap back on and tighten firmly. At this time, make sure that the rubber gasket in the radiator cap is correctly in place. 7. Start and run the engine for more than five minutes at 2,000 to 3,000...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 340
    ... element WARNING Do not operate the engine with the air cleaner element removed. The air cleaner element not only ... it more frequently. It is recommended that you always use genuine SUBARU parts. B For 2.5 Liter vehicles and 2.2 Liter vehicles (except California specification) Air cleaner element ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 341
    Maintenance and service ment. 3. Clean the inside of the air cleaner cover and case with a ... Air cleaner element HBA002BB HBA003BB 1. Remove the bolt securing the rear air cleaner element case. 2. ...the rear air cleaner element case into the slits on the front air cleaner element case and snap the...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 342
    ...always grasp the spark plug cap, not the cables. D Make sure the cables are replaced in the correct order. CAUTION HBA004BA Replace the spark plugs according to the maintenance schedule in the warranty ... plugs 2.2 Liter models RC10YC4 (Champion) [Alternate] BKR5E-11 (NGK) 2.5 Liter models ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 343
    Maintenance and service Drive belts J Inspection The alternator, power steering pump, and air conditioner compressor depend on drive belts. Satisfactory ...should be the amount specified. If a belt is loose, cracked, or worn, contact your SUBARU dealer. - CONTINUED - 10-23
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 344
    Manual transmission oil WARNING Never let transmission oil contact your eyes because transmission oil can be harmful to your eyes. If transmission oil gets in your eyes, immediately flush them thoroughly with clean water. For safety, when performing this work...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 345
    Maintenance and service SAE viscosity No. and Applicable Temperature OM-H0205 Automatic transmission fluid WARNING Never let automatic transmission fluid contact your eyes because automatic transmission fluid can be harmful to your eyes. If automatic transmission fluid gets in ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 346
    ...level on the "HOT" range, add the recommended automatic transmission fluid up to the upper level. J Checking ...checked without time to warm up the automatic transmission, check to see that the fluid level is between... fluid "Dexron II" or "Dexron III" Type Automatic Transmission Fluid 10-26...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 347
    Maintenance and service Front differential gear oil (Automatic transmission) J Checking the oil level WARNING Never let differential oil contact your eyes because differential oil can be harmful to your eyes. If differential oil gets in your eyes, immediately flush them ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 348
    SAE viscosity No. and Applicable Temperature OM-H0212 Rear differential gear oil (AWD vehicles) J Checking the oil level WARNING Never .... CAUTION If the vehicle requires frequent refilling, there may be an oil leak. If you suspect a problem, have the vehicle checked at your SUBARU dealer. 10-28
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 349
    Maintenance and service Filler hole Oil level Filler hole Drain hole HB0077 ...Filler hole Oil level Drain plug OM-H0213 Drain hole OM-H0214 Remove the plug from the filler hole and check the oil level. The ... manufacturer has its own base oils and additives. Never use different brands together. ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 350
    SAE viscosity No. and Applicable Temperature OM-H0205 Power steering fluid WARNING Never let power steering fluid contact your eyes because power steering fluid can be harmful to your eyes. If power steering fluid gets in your eyes, immediately flush them thoroughly with clean water. For safety, ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 351
    Maintenance and service D When power steering fluid is being added, use only clean fluid, ...a level surface, and stop the engine. 3. Turn the reservoir cap counterclockwise to remove the fluid level ... may indicate possible leakage. Consult your SUBARU dealer for inspection. J Checking the fluid level ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 352
    ... fluid "Dexron II", "Dexron IIE" or "Dexron III" Type Automatic Transmission Fluid Brake fluid J Checking the fluid level D ... there may be a leak. If you suspect a problem, have the vehicle checked at your SUBARU dealer. WARNING D Never use different brands of brake fluid together. D ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 353
    Maintenance and service “MAX” level mark “MIN” level mark Right hand drive vehicle “MAX” level “MINମ.the recommended brake fluid to “MAX”. Use only brake fluid from a sealed container. J Recommended brake fluid FMVSS No. 116, fresh DOT 3 or 4 brake fluid – CONTINUED – 10-33
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 354
    ... clutch operation. D If the vehicle requires frequent refilling, there may be a leak. If you suspect a problem, have the vehicle checked at your SUBARU dealer. D Never use different brands of clutch fluid together. D When clutch fluid is added,...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 355
    Maintenance and service J Recommended clutch fluid FMVSS No. 116, fresh DOT 3 or 4 brake fluid Brake booster J Checking brake ... does not operate as described below, have it checked by your SUBARU dealer. 1. With the engine off, depress the brake pedal several times, applying ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 356
    ..., and lighters. Never expose a battery to an open flame or electric sparks. Batteries give off a gas which is highly flammable and ... water thoroughly. Seek medical help immediately if acid has entered the eyes. D To lessen the risk of sparks, remove rings, metal watchbands, and other metal jewelry. ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 357
    Maintenance and service Windshield washer fluid CAUTION Never use engine coolant as washer fluid because it could cause paint damage. ..., use an anti-freeze type windshield washer fluid. SUBARU Windshield Washer Fluid contains 58.5% methyl alcohol and 41.5% surfactant, by ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 358
    ...deterioration of the wiper blades. If you cannot eliminate the streaking ever after following this method, replace the wiper blades using the following procedures: 1. Raise the wiper arm off the windshield. 2. Remove the wiper blade assembly by holding its pivot...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 359
    Maintenance and service Metal support HS0191 4. If the new blade rubber is not ... spines HS0192 5. Align the claws of the metal support with the grooves in the rubber and slide the blade .... Be sure to position the claws at the end of the metal support between the stoppers on the rubber as shown. If...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 360
    ... to the maintenance schedule in the warranty and maintenance booklet. J Checking the brake pedal free play 0.04 - 0.12 in (1.0 - 3.0 mm) OM-H0224 Stop the engine and firmly depress the brake pedal several times. Lightly press the brake pedal down by finger to check the free play with a force ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 361
    ... the free play is not within proper specification, contact your SUBARU dealer. J Checking the brake pedal reserve distance More than 2.56 ..., or when the pedal does not operate smoothly, contact with your SUBARU dealer. Clutch pedal (Manual transmission) Check the clutch pedal free play and reserve ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 362
    ... you feel resistance, and check the free play. If the free play is not within proper specification, contact your SUBARU dealer. Hill holder (Manual transmission - if equipped) Ensure that the hill holder operates properly under the following ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 363
    ... brake pedal, have the brake pads serviced by your SUBARU dealer as soon as possible. CAUTION If... indicator, it will result in the need for costly brake rotor repair or replacement. J Breaking-in of new brake pads ... brake pad or lining, use only genuine SUBARU parts. After replacement, the new parts ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 364
    ... WARNING A safe location and situation should be selected for break-in driving. CAUTION Pulling the parking brake lever too forcefully may cause the rear wheels to lock. To avoid this, be certain to pull the lever up slowly and gently. 1. Drive the vehicle at a speed of about 22 mph (35 km/h). 2. ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 365
    ... the specified range, have the brake system checked and adjusted at your SUBARU dealer. OM-H2465 Tires and wheel J Inspection and rotation D When replacing a tire, make sure you use only the same size, construction, brand, and load range as the original tires ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 366
    D Do not let air out of warm tires to adjust pressure. Doing so ... the tire pressure For the best balance between fuel economy, tire life, ride comfort, ... (12,500 km). When rotating tires, replace any unevenly worn or damaged tire. ..., adjust tire pressure and be sure to check wheel nut tightness. 10-46
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 367
    Maintenance and service New tread Worn tread Tread wear indicator OM-H0230 OM-H0231 A tire should be replaced when the tread wear indicator appears as a solid band across ... has been worn to 0.063 in (1.6 mm) or less. J Wheel covers B Removing the wheel cover OM-H2454 Insert the ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 368
    ...your hand evenly around the circumference of the cover. NOTE When any of the wheels is removed and replaced for tire rotation or to change a flat tire,...to maintain their appearance, performance, and safety. D When any of the wheels is removed and replaced for tire rotation or to change a flat, always...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 369
    Maintenance and service be sure to replace them with genuine SUBARU parts designed for aluminum wheels. Fuses OM-H2711 HB0285 HB0211 The fuses are ... controls do not operate, inspect the corresponding fuse. If a fuse has blown, replace it. - CONTINUED - 10-49
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 370
    Good Blown OM-H0236 J Replacing a fuse CAUTION Never replace a fuse with one having a higher rating or with material other than a ... lids and the Fuse and circuits section in chapter 11 show the circuit for each fuse. 3. Remove the cover from the fuse box. OM-H0237 Fuse puller OM-H0423 10-50
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 371
    ... OM-H0424 6. If the same fuse blows again, this indicates that its system has a problem. Contact your SUBARU dealer for repairs. B Fuse socket (behind the instrument panel lower cover) 1. Turn the ignition switch to the "LOCK" position and turn off...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 372
    ... engine compartment. 6. If the same fuse blows again, this indicates that its system has a problem. Contact your SUBARU dealer for repairs. Main fuse and fusible link HB0285 The main fuses and fusible link are designed to melt during an overload...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 373
    ... main fuse or fusible link must be replaced. Use only replacements with the same specified rating as ..., have the electrical system checked by your nearest SUBARU dealer. Installation of accessories Always consult your SUBARU dealer before installing fog lights or any other electrical equipment in ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 374
    ...8W or 5W) HB0286 Spot light Room light Step light Front turn signal, parking light and front side marker light Fog light (OUTBACK and SUS) Fog light (GT) Headlight High mount stop light Brake/tail light Rear side marker light Rear turn signal ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 375
    ...Disconnect the electrical connector while pushing the lock release tab. 2. Remove the retainer spring. 3. Replace the bulb, then set the retainer spring securely. 4. Reconnect the electrical connector. J Fog light (OUTBACK and SUS) CAUTION Halogen light bulbs become very hot while in use. ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 376
    ... the two bolts. 2. Disconnect the connector. 3. Remove the front fog light bulb by turning it counterclockwise. 4. Replace the bulb with a new one. Then reconnect the ... reinstall the removed parts in the reverse order of removal. J Fog light (GT) CAUTION Halogen light bulbs become very ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 377
    Maintenance and service HB0056 HB0208 1. 2. 3. 4. Remove the front fog light assembly by removing the two bolts. Disconnect the connector. Remove the front fog light case cap by turning it counterclockwise. Disconnect the connector behind the case cap. HB0209 5. ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 378
    ... light and front side marker light HB0298 1. Remove the front turn signal light assembly mounting screw located at ... screwdriver. 2. Move the front turn signal light assembly forward until it pops out from the fender. 3. Remove the bulb holder from the front turn signal light assembly by turning it...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 379
    ...the rear combination light cover by pulling the knob. Open the cover up. 2. Remove the bulb holder from the rear combination light assembly by turning it counterclockwise. 3. Remove the bulb from the socket by pushing it and turning counterclockwise. Install a new bulb. 4....
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 380
    J License plate light OM-H2483 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Remove the mounting screws using a phillips screwdriver. Remove the cover and lens. Pull the bulb out of the socket. Install a new bulb. Reinstall the lens and cover. Tighten the mounting screws. 10-60
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 381
    Maintenance and service J Interior light, spot light, luggage compartment light and step light OM-H2475 OM-H2476 OM-H2749 HB0215 HB0287 1. Remove the lens by prying the edge of the lens with a regular screwdriver. 2. Pull the bulb out of the socket....
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 382
    J Trunk light OM-H2349 1. Remove the cover by pulling it out. 2. Pull the bulb out of the socket. Install a new bulb. 3. Reinstall the cover. J High mount stop light Sedan (except GT models) OM-H2350 10-62
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 383
    Maintenance and service Wagon OM-H0355 B Sedan (except GT models) 1. Remove the high mount stop light cover by prying on the ... the covers. NOTE Other bulbs may be difficult for owner to replace. Have your SUBARU dealer replace these bulbs if necessary. - CONTINUED ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 384
    To install the rear license plate (Wagon) CAUTION Do not use a bolt longer than 12 mm. OM-H2474 Use M5 x 12 bolts to install a license plate on the rear gate. 10-64
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 385
    Specifications Specifications ...Dimensions ...Engine ...Electrical system ...Capacities ...Tires ...Wheel alignment ... 11-2 11-2 11-3 11-3 11-4 11-4... the instrument panel lower cover ...Fuse panel located in the engine compartment ... 11-6 11-6 11-8 11-9 Bulb chart ......
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 386
    ...width Overall height Ground clearance Front tread Rear tread Wheelbase Wagon (except OUTBACK) Overall length Overall width Overall height Ground clearance Front tread Rear... width Overall height Ground clearance Front tread Rear tread Wheelbase OUTBACK Overall length Overall width...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 387
    Specifications Ground clearance Front tread Rear tread Wheelbase *1: Sedan except GT *2: Sedan GT ... ratio Firing order 2.2 Liter models Engine model Engine type Engine displacement Bore Stroke Compression ... Battery Reserve capacity Cold cranking ampere Alternator Spark plugs 2.2 Liter models EJ25D ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 388
    ... in. (1.0 to 1.1 mm) Capacities 2.5 Liter models Fuel tank Engine oil Transmission oil Automatic ... 2.2 Liter models Fuel tank Engine oil Transmission oil Automatic transmission fluid...) Tires All models except OUTBACK and SUS Type Steel belted radial... LS, L+ P195/60 R15 87H GT P205/55 R16 87H Temporary...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 389
    Specifications Wheel size Brighton, POST LS, L+ GT OUTBACK and SUS Type Size Temporary spare Pressure Front Rear Temporary spare Trailer towing Front Rear Wheel size *5: Except POST 14 x 51/2JJ 15 x 6JJ 16 x 61/2JJ Steel belted radial, Tubeless P205/70 R15 95S T135/80R16 ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 390
    ... socket D Remote controlled rear view mirrors 2 3 20A 20A 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Empty 10A 15A 20A 15A 10A Empty D Tail light (right side) D Front fog light D Rear window defogger D SRS AIRBAG D Illumination brightness control 11-6
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 391
    Specifications Fuse panel 11 Fuse rating 20A Circuit D Power door lock D Keyless entry system D Brake light D Horn D Cooling fan D Automatic transmission control unit D Meter D AIRBAG indicator light D Engine ignition system D SRS ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 392
    J Fuse panel behind the instrument panel lower cover HB0217 Fuse panel 22 Fuse rating 15A*1 or 20A*2 Empty Empty Circuit D Accessory power socket D Seat heater 23 24 *1: For vehicle with either accessory power socket (in luggage compartment) or seat heater *2: For vehicle with both seat ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 393
    Specifications J Fuse panel located in the engine compartment OM-H0254 Fuse panel 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32...33 Fuse rating 20A 10A Spare Spare Spare 15A 20A 15A 15A Circuit D Cooling fan D Air conditioner (Not used) (Not used) (Not used) D Hazard warning flasher D Lighting switch D Headlight (left...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 394
    ...light Front turn signal, parking light and front side marker light Fog light (GT) Fog light (OUTBACK and SUS) Headlight Brake/tail light Rear side marker light Rear turn signal... 12V-27W 12V-18W 12V-13W 12V-3.8W or 5W Bulb No 1157 H3 9006 9007 (HB5) 1157 168 1156 1156 ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 395
    Specifications Vehicle identification Vehicle identification number Emission control label Vehicle identification number plate Tire inflation pressure label Certification and bar cord label Model number plate HB0288 - CONTINUED - 11-11
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 396
    Consumer information and Reporting safety defects Uniform tire quality grading standards ...Treadwear ...Traction A, B, C ...Temperature A, B, C ... 12-2 12-2 12-2 12-3 Reporting safety defects (USA) ... 12-4 12
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 397
    ...100. The relative performance of tires depends upon the actual conditions of their use, however, and may depart significantly from the norm due to variations in driving habits, service practices and differences in road characteristics and climate. J Traction A,...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 398
    ...heat and its ability to dissipate heat when tested under controlled conditions on a specified indoor laboratory test wheel. Sustained high ... must meet under the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards No. 109. Grades B and A represent higher levels of performance on the laboratory test wheel than the ...
  • 1999 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 399
    ... National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in addition to notifying Subaru of America, Inc. If NHTSA receives similar complaints, it...However, NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer, or Subaru of America, Inc. To contact NHTSA, you may either call the...



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