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2001 Subaru Legacy Manual

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  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 1
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    Foreword Congratulations on choosing a SUBARU vehicle. This Owner's Manual has all the information necessary to keep your SUBARU in...whom you purchased your SUBARU or the nearest SUBARU dealer. The information, specifications and illustrations found in this manual are those in effect at the time of ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    This manual describes the following types of the Legacy series. HBF016AB HBF017AB HBF018AB HBF019AB
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    ... an authorized SUBARU dealer in the United States come with the following warranties: D SUBARU Limited Warranty D Emission Control Systems Warranty D Emissions ...by an authorized SUBARU dealer in Canada come with the following warranties: D SUBARU Limited Warranty D Anti-Corrosion Warranty D Emission ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    ... informs you how to start and operate your SUBARU. Chapter 8: Driving tips This chapter informs you how to drive your SUBARU in various conditions and explains some safety tips on driving. ... or engine overheating. Chapter 10: Appearance care This chapter informs you how to keep your SUBARU looking ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    ... informs you when you need to take your SUBARU to the dealer for scheduled maintenance and informs ... of your SUBARU. Chapter 13: Consumer information and Reporting safety defects This chapter ... portions of this manual carefully in order to gain a better understanding of how to use your SUBARU vehicle ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    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" , depending upon the context. Safety precautions when driving SEATBELT AND SRS AIRBAG D All ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ...in the seat. Carefully read the sections " Seat, seatbelts and SRS airbag" in chapter 1 of this owner's manual for instructions and precautions concerning the seatbelt system and ... is greater. D NEVER INSTALL A REARWARD FACING CHILD SAFETY SEAT IN THE FRONT SEAT. DOING SO RISKS ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ...follow this procedure could result in injury to a child operating the power window. Refer to the "Power windows" section in chapter 2. D Never... , " SRS airbag" , and " Seatbelts" in chapter 1 of this owner's manual for instructions and precautions concerning the child restraint system, ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ...you suspect that exhaust fumes are entering the vehicle, have the problem checked and corrected as soon as possible. If...drive under these conditions, drive only with all windows fully open. D Keep the trunk lid or... level of alcohol in your blood is below the legal limit. The safest thing you can do is...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ... to seek treatment if you are addicted to those drugs. DRIVING WHEN TIRED OR SLEEPY WARNING When you are ... and attentiveness will be impaired. If you drive when tired or sleepy, your, your passengers' and other ... find a safe place to rest if you are tired or sleepy. On long trips, you should make ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ...CAUTION Your vehicle should not be modified. Modification could affect its performance, safety or durability, and may even violate governmental regulations. In addition, damage or performance problems resulting from modification may not be covered under warranties. DRIVING WITH...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    ... Audio Interior equipment Starting and operating Driving tips 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 14 - CONTINUED - xi
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    ...) ...7-23 ABS warning light ...3-13 Accessory power socket ...6-11 Air cleaner element ...11-18 ...) ...1-17 Automatic transmission ...7-14 Automatic transmission fluid ...11-24 B Battery ...Brake booster ...Brake fluid ...Brake pedal ...Brake system ...Brake system warning light ...Braking ...Braking ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ......1-33 Child safety locks ...2-20 Cigarette lighter (if equipped) ...6-9 Cleaning aluminum wheels ...10-4 Cleaning fog light lens (for OUTBACK) ...10-4 Cleaning the interior ...10-7 Clock ...3-19 Clutch fluid (MT vehicles) ...11-32 Clutch pedal (...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    ...11-5 Engine oil ...11-9 Engine overheating ...9-14 Exterior care ...10-2 F Fastening the seatbelt ...Flat tires ...Floor mat (if equipped) ...Fog light switch (if equipped) ...Folding down the rear seat - Station wagon ...Front differential gear oil (AT vehicles) ...Front ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ...emergency ...9-2 Ignition switch ...3-3 Illumination brightness control ...3-22 In-dash 6 CD auto changer (if equipped) ...5-57 Inside mirror ...3-31 Installation of accessories ... (AT vehicles only) ...Keyless entry system (if equipped) ...Key reminder chime ...Keys ... 9-27 9-11 3-5...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    ...23 Parking your vehicle ...7-31 Periodic inspections ...8-5 Power door locking switches (if equipped) ...2-6 Power steering ...7-20 Power steering fluid ...11-29 Power windows ...2-21 Precautions against vehicle modification ...1-74 14-6
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    ...Station wagon) ...Rear seats ...Rear viscous limited slip differential (LSD) (if equipped) ...Rear window defogger switch ...Rear window wiper and... ...Replacing bulbs ...Reporting safety defects (USA) ...Rocking the vehicle ...Roof rail and crossbar (if equipped) ... 5-60 7-8 ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    ... ...SRS frontal airbag ...SRS side airbag (if equipped) ...Starting a flooded engine ...Starting the engine ...Starting the......Towing ...Traction AA, A, B, C ...Trailer hitch (if equipped) ...Trailer towing (for OUTBACK) ...Treadwear ...Trunk lid (Sedan) ...Trunk light ...Turn signal indicator lights...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ... C audio set (if equipped) ...Type D audio set (if equipped) ...U Uniform tire quality grading standards 3-21 5-7 5-19 5-33 ... ... Wheel alignment ...12-5 Wheel covers ...11-40 Windows ...2-21 Windshield washer fluid ...11-42 Windshield wiper and washer switches ...3-26 Windshield wiper deicer (if ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 22
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ... models: Use premium unleaded gasoline with an octane rating of 91 AKI or higher. Regular unleaded gasoline... Index (AKI). Refer to " Fuel" section in this manual. Fuel capacity: 16.9 US gal (64 ... mark (starburst mark) displayed on the container. Engine oil capacity: 2.5 liter models 4.2 US qt (4.0...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    ......Rear seats ...Armrest (if equipped) ...Folding down the rear seat - Station wagon ... 1-2 1-9 1-10 1-10 1-12 1 Seatbelts ...Seatbelt safety tips ...Emergency Locking ... side airbag (if equipped) ...SRS airbag system monitors ...SRS airbag system servicing ...Precautions against vehicle...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ...serious injuries. Because the SRS airbag needs enough space for deployment, the driver should always sit upright and well back in 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...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ... restrained in the rear seating positions than in the front seating positions. For instructions and precautions concerning child restraint systems, see the "Child ... position. Sit well back and upright. Move the seat as far from the steering wheel as practical. HS0233 Move the seat as far back as ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ... in the rearseat properly restrained at all times. Do not recline the seatback while vehicle is moving. HB0291 HS0247 B Fore and aft adjustment n Manual type HB1058BA Pull the lever upward and slide the seat to the desired position. Then release the lever and move the seatback and forth to ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags n Power seat (if equipped) HB1060BA To adjust the seat forward or backward, move the control switch forward or backward. B Seat cushion angle and height adjustment (Power seat only) HB1078BA HB1062BA To adjust the angle and height of the seat...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    ... force when released. When operating the reclining lever to return the seatback, hold it lightly so that it may be raised back gradually. n Power seat (if equipped) HB1084BA To adjust the angle of the seatback, move the control switch. 1-6
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ...injured even during simple deceleration, acceleration and cornering since no firm restraint will be available for them. D Before you lie on the flat bed to take a rest, read the description "Parking your vehicle" in Chapter 7 carefully and follow the instructions. - CONTINUED - WARNING 1-7
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ... up to the lowest position. Remember to reinstall the head restraint whenever the seatback is raised back. B Lumbar support (if equipped) HB1059BA Pull the lever forward or backward. Pulling the lever forward will increase the amount of support for your lower back. 1-8
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ... SRS airbags Seat heater (if equipped) D Use of the seat heater for a long period ... materials. The seat heater operates when the ignition switch is either in the "ACC" or "ON" position. CAUTION... is warmed enough or before you leave the vehicle, be sure to turn the switch off. - CONTINUED...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ... inside the vehicle and causing serious injury during a sudden stop, a sudden steering or a rapid acceleration. Sit well back and upright. WARNING HB0302 J Armrest (if equipped) WARNING To avoid the possibility of serious injury, passengers must never be allowed...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags HB1068BA To lower the armrest, pull on the top edge of the armrest. B Loading long objects D Secure long objects properly to prevent them from shooting forward and causing serious injury during a sudden stop or sharp cornering. Tie long objects down with a rope or ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ... pressing the release tab down. J Folding down the rear seat - Station wagon D After returning the rear seat to its original position, be certain to ... passengers' cup holder and ashtray. 3. To remove the headrest (if so equipped), pull the headrest up while pressing the release button located on...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags HB1024BA 4. Store the seatbelts in the seatbelt pocket to prevent them from falling below the cushion. HB1074BB HB1076BB 5. Raise the seat cushion by pulling up the tab. Make certain that the rear passenger's cup holder is fully retracted - CONTINUED - 1-...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    ... HB1025BA 6. Unlock the seatback by pulling the release knob and fold the seatback down. Confirm that the pin located at the bottom of the seat cushion is inserted into the slot at the top of the seatback. HB1027BA 7. Install the headrest (if so equipped) onto the backside of the seatback. 1-14
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    .... Place the headrests (if so equipped) back in their normal position. Seatbelts J Seatbelt safety tips D All persons in the vehicle should fasten their seatbelts... effective in preventing or reducing injury. D Each seatbelt is designed to support only one person. Never use a single ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ...AIRBAG. According to accident statistics, children are safer when properly restrained in the rear seating positions than in the front seating positions. For instructions and precautions concerning the child restraint system, see the "Child restraint systems" section in this chapter. B Infants or...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags child closer to the belt buckle to help provide a good shoulder belt fit. Care must be taken to securely place the lap belt as low as possible on the hips and not on the child's waist. If the shoulder portion of the belt cannot be properly positioned, a child ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    For instructions on how to convert the retractor to the ALR mode and restore it to the ELR mode, see the "Child restraint systems" section in this chapter. J Seatbelt warning light and chime Your vehicle is equipped with a seatbelt warning device at the driver's seat. This device causes the ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ...back and upright. HS0230 HS0231 CAUTION Metallic parts of the seatbelt can become very hot in ... occupant. Do not touch such hot parts until they cool. B Front seatbelts OM-... seatback to the upright position. Move the seatback as far from the steering wheel as practical while still maintaining full...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ...slightly after giving it a strong pull, then pull it out slowly again. 4. Insert the tongue plate into the buckle until you hear a click. 5. To make the lap part tight, pull up on the shoulder belt. And place the lap belt as low as possible on your hips, not on your waist. n Adjusting the front seat...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ... closing the door, make sure that the belts are retracted properly to avoid catching the belt webbing in the door. B Rear seatbelts (except rear center seatbelt on wagon) OM-H0043 OM-H0044 1. Sit well back in the seat. 2. Pick up the tongue plate and pull the belt out slowly. Do not let it get ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ... tongue plate into the buckle until you hear a click. 4. To make the lap part tight, pull up on the shoulder belt. And place the lap belt... to avoid catching the belt webbing in the door. B Rear center seatbelt on wagon model D Fastening the seatbelt with the webbing twisted can increase the risk or ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags HB1030BA HB1031BA HS1017BB 1. Center seatbelt tongue plate 2. Connector (tongue) 3. Connector (buckle) 4. Center seatbelt buckle HB1032BA 1. Pull out the seatbelt slowly from the overhead retractor. - CONTINUED - 1-23
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ... out slowly again. HB1034BA 3. Insert the center seatbelt tongue plate in the center seatbelt buckle marked "CENTER" on the left-hand side until it clicks. To make the lap part tight, pull up on the shoulder belt. And place the lap belt as low as possible on your hips, not on your waist. 1-24
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags HS1019BA n Unfastening the seatbelt Push HS0317 Push the release button of the center seatbelt buckle (on the left-hand side) to unfasten the seatbelt. NOTE When the seatback is folded down for greater luggage space, it is necessary to disconnect the connector....
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ... the connector (buckle) on the right-hand side and push it in, and the connector (tongue) plate will disconnect from the buckle. HB1038CA HB1048BA 2. Allow the retractor to roll up the belt. You should hold the webbing end and guide it back into the retractor while it is rolling up. Neatly 1-26
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags store the tongue plates in the recess in the retractor and then insert the connector (tongue) plate into the slot located at the front of the recess. NOTE When folding down the rear seat cushion, store the seatbelts in the seatbelt pocket to prevent them falling ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ... have no user-serviceable parts. For required servicing of front seatbelt retractors equipped with seatbelt pretensioners, see your nearest SUBARU dealer. D When discarding front seatbelt retractor ... car due to collision damage or for other reasons, consult your SUBARU dealer. WARNING 1-28
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags Seatbelt retractor assembly (Pretensioner) HB0373 The driver's and front passenger's seatbelts have a seatbelt pretensioner. The seatbelt pretensioners are designed to be activated in the event of an accident involving a moderate to severe frontal collision. ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    placed and only by an authorized SUBARU dealer. When replacing seatbelt retractor assemblies, use ...due to a malfunction or activation of the pretensioner, contact your SUBARU dealer as soon as possible. D If the front ... has been damaged, contact your SUBARU dealer as soon as possible. D When you sell ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    ... should be taken promptly to your nearest SUBARU dealer to have the system checked. Unless... car damaged by a collision, consult your SUBARU dealer. D Tampering with or disconnecting the system's wiring..., we recommend that you have an authorized SUBARU dealer perform the work. - CONTINUED - 1-31...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    ... pretensioner does not operate, contact your SUBARU dealer as soon as possible. B Precautions against vehicle ..., skid plate, etc.) other than SUBARU genuine accessory parts to the front end. D Modification of the... attached to the door jamb. Always consult your SUBARU dealer if you want to install any ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    ...the rear seating positions than in the front seating positions. D SINCE YOUR VEHICLE IS EQUIPPED WITH A PASSENGER'S SRS AIRBAG, DO NOT INSTALL A REARWARD FACING CHILD SAFETY SEAT IN THE FRONT PASSENGER'S SEAT. DOING SO RISKS SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH TO...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ... a child on your lap or in your arms in the front passenger's seat or any other seat. HB0308 HS1031BB Never install rearward facing child safety seat in the front passenger's seat. Never allow a child to stand up, or to kneel on the front passenger's seat or any other seat HB0306 HB0307...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    ... Motor Vehicle Safety Standards, is compatible with your vehicle and is appropriate for the child's age and size. All child restraint systems are designed to be ... belt (except those covered under the section in this manual, entitled "Instruction of child restraint systems by use of ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    ...the lap and shoulder belt through or around the child restraint system following the instructions provided by its manufacturer. If the shoulder belt goes in front of the ...hook onto the top tether anchor and tighten the top tether. See the "Top tether anchorages" for additional instructions. 1-36
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    ... any question concerning this type of child restraint system, ask your SUBARU dealer. B Installation of child restraint systems by use of lower ...to the dedicated anchorages provided on the vehicle body. HB1086BA Your vehicle is equipped with four lower anchorages (bars) and three upper anchorages (...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ...(bars) are used for installing a child restraint system only on the rear seat window-side seating positions. For each window-side seating position, two... anchorages) are provided for all the seating positions (middle and both window-side ones) of the rear seat. HB1085BA HB1088BA You will find marks...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    ... airbags CAUTION When you install a child restraint system, follow the manufacturer's instructions supplied with it. After installing the child restraint system, check to ensure...If you have any question concerning this type of child restraint system, ask your SUBARU dealer. - CONTINUED - 1-39
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    J Top tether anchorages B Anchorage location HBS061BB HB1077BC Three anchorages, i.e., ones for the right, center and left positions, are already installed on the rear parcel shelf (on Sedan) or on the rear edge of the roof (on Staion wagon). 1-40
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ... 1. Remove the headrest at the seating position where the child seat has been installed with the seatbelt or lower anchorages; lift up the headrest while pressing the release button. 2. Fasten the top tether hook of the child safety to the appropriate upper anchorage. - CONTINUED - 1-41
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    ...the top tether is routed between the headrest stay posts. n Station wagon CAUTION Always remove the headrest when mounting a child restraint ...be fastened tightly. HBS005BA HB1081BB 1. Remove the headrest (if so equipped) at the seating position where the child restraint system has been installed ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    ... 3. Tighten the top tether securely. Built-in child restraint (if equipped) Refer to the diagram below to become familiar with the parts of this builtin child restraint. HBS067BB 1 2 3 4 5 6 Lap-shoulder belt Chest clip Release button Crotch belt ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    ... neck and body the support they would need in a collision. See the "Child restraint systems" section in this manual. WARNING Do not use the built-in child restraint...-in child restraint system conforms to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 213 and Canada Motor Vehicle Safety...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    ... accident, causing serious injury to the child in it. D Always keep the child restraint equipped rear seatback locked securely in place when the child restraint ... the seatback falls down. D The built-in child restraint, especially metallic parts, can become hot in a vehicle that has been closed up in...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    ... the seatback. The lap-shoulder belts of the built-in child restraint are equipped with an automatic locking retractor (ALR) that automatically locks when both ... the information and warnings on the child restraint cushion. Check the child's size and weight to be sure the child is not too small or ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    ... left and right halves of the chest clip are fastened together, separate them by squeezing the release tabs. HBS050BA HBS051BB 5. Pull down the seatback part of the removable pad. Make sure the child's shoulders are at or below the maximum shoulder height indicated on the label attached to the ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    The child should use eigher the vehicle's seatbelts or an approved aftermarket booster seat, if necessary. HBS051CB HBS050CB 6. Press the removable pad against the hook and loop fasteners (VelcroR) and install the pad to the seatback. Make sure the belts go through the slots in the pad. ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    ...retractor. The color green must appear in the indicator window on each tongue when buckled. If the color red appears in the window, the tongue is not buckled. WARNING After inserting the tongue plates... not function normally, contact your authorized SUBARU dealer immediately. - CONTINUED - 1-49...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    .... The color green must appear in the indicator window when fastened. If the color red appears in the window, the clip is not securely latched. The purpose of the clip is to keep the shoulder belts positioned... the belts are loose, pull down on lap parts of the belts to take in the slack of the lap and...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags HBS056BA 15. Move the chest clip to the middle of the child's chest so that the position of the shoulder portion of each belt is centered on the child's shoulder. The belts should be away from the child's face and neck, but not falling off the child's ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    ... by pressing it against the hook and loop fasteners (VelcroR). B Replacing restraint system parts after a collision WARNING Replace the built-in child restraint equipped vehicle seatback assembly if the child restraint was in use during a serious ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    .... They may weaken the belts or damage plastic parts. Keep the built-in child restraint belts clean ... anchorages of the built-in child restraint. If these parts are damaged and/or do not function properly, contact your authorized SUBARU dealer for replacement parts. CAUTION - CONTINUED - 1-53
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    ... a serious accident. Not wearing a seatbelt increases the chance of severe injury or death in a crash even when the car has the SRS airbag. For instructions and precautions concerning the seatbelt system, see the "Seatbelts" sections in this chapter. D Do not sit or lean unnecessarily close to ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    ...driver should always sit upright and well back in the seat as far from the steering wheel as practical while still maintaining full vehicle control and ... in the rear seating positions than in the front seating positions. For instructions and precautions concerning the child restraint system, see the ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    ... D When the SRS airbag deploys, some smoke will be released. This smoke could cause breathing problems for people with a history of asthma or other breathing trouble. If you or your passengers have breathing problems after SRS airbag deploys, get fresh air ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    ... you sell your vehicle, we urge you to explain to the buyer that it is equipped with SRS airbags by alerting him to the applicable section in this owner's manual. B Components HB1079DB 1 Airbag control module 2 3 4 5 6 (including impact sensors) ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    J SRS frontal airbag D NEVER INSTALL A REARWARD FACING CHILD SAFETY SEAT IN THE FRONT SEAT. DOING SO RISKS SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH TO ... the driver should always sit upright and well back in the seat as far from the steering wheel as practical while still maintaining full vehicle control and the front...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    ... upright position. Sit well back and upright. HB0308 Move the seat as far from the steering wheel as practical. HS0233 Adjust the seatback to upright position. Sit well ... as possible. HB0290 D Do not put any objects over the steering wheel pad and dashboard. If the SRS frontal airbag deploys, ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    HB1047BB The driver's SRS frontal airbag is stowed in the center portion of the steering wheel. The passenger's SRS frontal airbag is stowed near the ...Operation CAUTION Do not touch the SRS airbag system components around the steering wheel and dashboard with bare hands right after deployment. ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    .... OM-H0384 The SRS airbag can function only when the ignition switch is in the "ON" position. If the front sub sensors inside the both front ... collision, the control module sends signals to the frontal airbag modules instructing them to inflate the SRS frontal airbags. Then both airbag modules ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    When the SRS airbag deploys, a sudden, fairly loud inflation noise will be heard and some smoke will be released. These occurrences are normal result of the deployment. This smoke does not indicate a fire in the vehicle. The SRS frontal airbag is designed to deploy in the event of an accident ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags n Examples of the types of accidents in which it is possible that the SRS frontal airbag will deploy. The SRS frontal airbag may be activated when the vehicle sustains a hard impact in the undercarriage area from the road surface (such as when the vehicle plunges ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    .... The SRS frontal airbag is basically not designed to deploy if the vehicle is struck from side or from behind, or if it rolls onto its side or roof, or if it is involved in a low-speed frontal collision. The vehicle is struck from the side. HB1043BB HB0313 HB1044AB In an accident where the ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ...allow a child to kneel on the front passenger's seat facing the side window or to wrap his/her arms around the front seat seatback....head or arms or other body parts are close to the side airbag. Since your vehicle is also equipped with a passenger's SRS frontal airbag, children aged 12 and under ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    ... rest your arm on either front door or its internal trim. HB0352 HB0353 Never allow a child to kneel on the front passenger's seat facing the side window. Never allow a child to wrap his/her arms around the front seatback. HB0354 HB0355 D Do not attach accessories to the door trim or near ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags Do not put any kind of cover over either seatback. Do not attach accessories to the door trim or near either side airbag and do not place objects near either side airbag. HB0366 HS0353 The SRS side airbag is stored in the door side of each front seatback, which ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    ... Also, the SRS side airbag deploys independently of the frontal airbags in the steering wheel and instrument panel. An impact sensor is incorporated into ...a signal to the side airbag module on the impacted side of the vehicle, instructing it to inflate the SRS side airbag. Then the side airbag module...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags When the SRS side airbag deploys, a sudden, fairly loud inflation noise will be heard and some smoke will be released. These occurrences are normal result of the deployment. This smoke does not indicate a fire in the vehicle. The SRS side airbag is designed to deploy...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    n Examples of the types of accidents in which the SRS side airbag is unlikely to deploy. There are many types of collisions which might not necessarily require SRS side airbag deployment. In the event of accidents like those illustrated below, the SRS side airbag may not deploy depending on the ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags n Examples of the types of accidents in which the SRS side airbag will basically not deploy. The SRS side airbag is basically not designed to deploy if the vehicle is involved in a frontal collision or is struck from behind. Examples of such accidents are illustrated...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    ... D Side airbag sensor (Driver's side - if equipped) D Side airbag sensor (Passenger's side - ...D Side airbag module (Driver's side - if equipped) D Side airbag module (Passenger's side - ... vehicle should be taken promptly to your nearest SUBARU dealer to have the system checked. Unless ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    ... entire car damaged by a collision, consult your SUBARU dealer. D The SRS airbag has no ... servicing of the SRS airbag, see your nearest SUBARU dealer. Tampering with or disconnecting the system's wiring ... below, we recommend that you have an authorized SUBARU dealer perform the work. The SRS airbag ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    ... of the system should be performed only by an authorized SUBARU dealer. When the components of the SRS airbag system... reliability, the SRS airbags must be inspected by a SUBARU dealer ten years after the date... with SRS side airbags, contact your SUBARU dealer as soon as possible in the following cases...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ... plow, skid plate, etc.) other than SUBARU genuine accessory parts to the front end. D Modification of the ... or side sill protectors, etc.) other than SUBARU genuine accessory parts to the side body (only for vehicles with side airbags). Always consult your SUBARU dealer if you want to install any ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ... ... 2-2 2-3 2-6 Keyless entry system (if equipped) ...Security system (if equipped) ...Child safety locks ...Windows ...Power windows ... 2-7 2-13 2-20 2-21 2-21 2 Trunk lid (Sedan) ...Rear gate (Station wagon) ...Moonroof (if equipped) ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ... key. The master key and submaster key fit all locks on your vehicle. D Ignition switch D Doors D Trunk (sedan) or Rear gate (station wagon) D Glove compartment The valet key fits only the ignition switch and door locks. You can keep the trunk and glove compartment locked ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    Keys and doors Door locks B Locking and unlocking from the outside n For vehicles with power door locking switches OM-H2394 To lock the door from the ... door. To lock the door from the outside using the power door locking switch, push the switch forward ("LOCK" side) and ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ... do not leave the key inside the vehicle before locking the doors from the outside without the key. n For vehicles without power door locking switches OM-H2394 To lock the door from the outside with the key, turn the key toward the rear. To unlock the door...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ... the outside without the key, rotate the lock lever rearward and then close the door. Always make sure that all doors and the rear gate (station wagon) are locked before leaving your vehicle. NOTE Make sure that you do not leave the key inside the vehicle before locking the doors from the outside ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ... and the rear gate (station wagon) are closed and locked before starting to drive. J Power door locking switches (if equipped) HB2008CB HB2009BB All doors and ... (station wagon) can be locked and unlocked by the power door locking switches located at the driver's side and the ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ...dry with a cloth immediately. CAUTION This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules and with RSS-... could void the user's authority to operate the equipment. Two transmitters are provided for your vehicle.... near sources of RF interference such as power plants and radio/television broadcasting ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ... illuminate for approximately 30 seconds or until the key is inserted in the ignition switch or until the "LOCK/ARM" button is pressed. Once any of the doors (or the rear gate on the station wagon) is opened, this function will be canceled. The interior light must be set to ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ...will sound one time to inform you that the audible signal has been turned on. B Replacing the battery CAUTION Do not let dust, oil or water get on or in the transmitter when replacing the battery. When the transmitter battery begins to get weak, transmitter range will begin to decrease and the LED ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ... all of your transmitters into your system. n Programming the transmitters The keyless entry system is equipped with a special code learning feature that allows you to program new .... To enter the programming mode: 1 Press to disarm the security system (if so equipped). 2 3 HB1000CB HB1005BC 2-10
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    Keys and doors 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 ...s door. HB2032BB 4. Place the ignition key into the ignition switch and cycle the switch from LOCK to ON ten times within 15 seconds. Be sure...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ...1 through 3 for an additional transmitter. To exit the programming mode: 1. After all of your transmitters are programmed, remove the key from the ignition switch. The horn will sound three times to indicate that the system has exited the programming mode. 2. Make sure that the keyless entry system ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    Keys and doors Security system (if equipped) The security system helps to protect your ... not operate when the key is inserted into the ignition switch. B System operation The security system will give ... will go into full alarm. D Ignition switch being turned on while in armed state. - CONTINUED ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ... to Disarm the system. Press to Arm the system. HB1000EB HB2033BB 1. Close all windows and moonroofs (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 ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    Keys and doors n To arm the system using power door locking switches HB2024CC 1. Close all windows and moonroofs (if so equipped). 2.... driver's door or the front passenger's door open. 6. Push the power door locking switch forward ("LOCK" side) to set the door locks...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    ...all doors (and the rear gate on the station wagon), briefly press the "UNLOCK/DISARM" button ... will sound. 3. Insert the key into the ignition switch and cycle it from the "LOCK" to the "ON" position ... the doors (and rear gate on the station wagon) and panic activation. To enter the valet ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ...without using the remote transmitter. Note that in this mode, DOORS MUST BE MANUALLY LOCKED. n To enter the passive mode WARNING Do not disconnect ... up. 2. Connect the white (1 pole) connector. 3. Turn the ignition switch from the "LOCK" to the "ON" position. 4. Install the side sill cover. ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    ...have been closed. Failure to lock the doors manually will result in a higher security risk. HB2031BB... also be armed with the remote transmitter or with the power door locking switches. If the remote transmitter or power door lock switch is used to lock the vehicle, arming will take place immediately...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ...: 1. Open the driver’s door and leave it open. 2. Turn the ignition switch to the “ON” position two times. (“LOCK” → “ON” → “LOCKମ.some outside force and/or unauthorized person. Flashing four times: The ignition switch has been turned on. To exit this mode, close the door and turn...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ... safety locks WARNING Always use the child safety lock whenever a child rides in the rear seat. .... HB2002BB Each rear door has a child safety lock that prevents the doors from being opened even if the inside door handle is pulled. When the child safety lock lever is in the lock position, the door ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ... in the vehicle. Failure to follow this procedure could result in injury to a child operating the power window. The power windows operate only when the ignition switch is in the "ON" position. B Driver's side switches WARNING HB2008BB ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    HB2008DB All door windows can be controlled by the power window switch cluster at the driver side door. n Operating the driver's window AUTO switch: This switch has... until the window reaches the desired position. To close the window, pull the switch up and hold it until it reaches the...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ... switch up and hold it until the window reaches the desired position. When the lock switch on the power window switch cluster, located on the driver's side door, is in the "LOCK" position, the passengers' windows cannot be operated with the passengers' ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ..., always keep the trunk lid closed while driving. D Help prevent young children from locking themselves in the trunk. When leaving the vehicle, either close all windows and lock all doors or cancel the inside trunk lid release. Also make certain that the trunk is closed. B To open and close the ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    Keys and doors B To open the trunk lid from inside HB3000CB Pull the trunk lid release lever upward. B To cancel the trunk lid release HBF014BA 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 ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ..., insert the key in the 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...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    Keys and doors Moonroof (if equipped) D Never let anyone's hands, arms,...sliding functions. The moonroof operates only when the ignition switch is in the "ON" position. HB2034BB B To raise or lower... closed. Push the rear side of the "Tilt" switch to raise the moonroof. Push the front side...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ... has been raised or has been lowered completely. Pushing the switch continuously may cause damage to the moonroof. B To ... the moonroof cannot be closed through the switch operation because of system failure, it can be closed manually using a hexheaded wrench. For the procedure, refer to "Moonroof ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    Keys and doors J Dual moonroofs (Station wagon) HB2029AA HB2030AA The front moonroof has.... Both moonroofs operate only when the ignition switch is in the "ON" position. HB2006BB To open the moonroof.... 2. Continually push the rear side (OPEN) of the switch, and the front moonroof will tilt up...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ... as well, push the switch again. After washing the vehicle or after it rains, wipe away water on the roof prior to opening ...If the moonroof cannot be closed through switch operation because of system failure, it can be closed manually using a hexheaded wrench. For the procedure, refer to "Moonroof ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    Keys and doors B Sun shades OM-H2355 n Front sun shade The front sun shade can be slid forward or backward by hand regardless of the moonroof position. n Rear sun shade The rear sun shade can be slid forward or backward by hand while the rear moonroof is closed. If the rear moonroof is opened, ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ...(Vehicle Dynamics Control) warning light (if equipped) ...Brake system warning light ...Door open...Dynamics Control) operation indicator light (if equipped) ...VDC (Vehicle Dynamics Control) OFF ...Security system status indicator light (if equipped) ...Shift position indicator (for AT vehicles) ...Turn ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ... ...Wiper and washer ...Windshield wiper and washer switches ...Rear window wiper and washer switch (if equipped) ... 3-24 3-24 3-26 3-28 Rear window defogger switch ...Windshield wiper deicer (if equipped) ...Mirrors ...Inside mirror ...Outside mirrors ... ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    ...a much greater effort than usual to steer. The ignition switch has four positions: LOCK, ... 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 difficult, turn the steering wheel slightly to the right and left as...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ..."ACC" to "LOCK" only when the selector lever is in the "P" position. n Manual transmission vehicles OM-H0144 The key can be turned ... it. B ACC In this position the electrical accessories (radio, accessory power socket, etc.) can be used. B ON This is the normal operating position after ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    Instruments and controls B START CAUTION Do not turn the ignition switch to the "START" position while the engine is running. The engine is started ... or "ACC" positions. The chime stops when the key is removed from the ignition switch. J Key interlock release (AT vehicles only) If the key ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ... from the tool bag. 2. Remove the cover under the steering column using a phillips screwdriver. 3. Turn ... lever. Take your vehicle to the nearest SUBARU dealer immediately to have the key interlock ... under emergency conditions. The hazard warning flasher works with the ignition switch in any position....
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    ..., the turn signals do not work. Meters and gauges J Speedometer The speedometer shows the vehicle speed. J Odometer/Trip meter CAUTION To ensure safety, do not attempt to change the function of the indicator during driving, as an accident could result. HB3015BB B Odometer The odometer shows the...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ... replacement, the data recorded on the trip meter will be lost. J Tachometer (if equipped) CAUTION Do not operate the engine with the pointer of... thousands of revolutions per minute. J Outside temperature indicator (if equipped) The outside temperature indicator shows the outside temperature in a ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ...The gauge does not return to "E" even though the ignition switch is in the "ACC" or "LOCK" position. The gauge may move slightly ... The temperature gauge shows engine coolant temperature when the ignition switch is in the "ON" position. The coolant temperature will vary in accordance ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ... ABS warning light VDC warning light (if equipped) VDC operation indicator light (if equipped) VDC OFF indicator light (if equipped) Brake system warning light If any lights...a malfunction of the corresponding system. Consult your authorized SUBARU dealer for repair. J Seatbelt warning light and ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ... not working properly. Contact your nearest SUBARU dealer immediately. J CHECK ENGINE warning light...have your vehicle checked/repaired by your SUBARU dealer as soon as possible. Continued vehicle ...You should have your vehicle checked by an authorized SUBARU dealer immediately. - CONTINUED - 3-11
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ...go 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 Charge warning light If ... good condition but the light remains on, contact your nearest SUBARU dealer immediately. 3-12
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ... immediately. If the engine oil is at the proper level but the light remains on, contact your nearest SUBARU dealer immediately. J AT OIL TEMPerature warning light (for AT...is not working properly. Contact your nearest SUBARU dealer for service immediately. J ABS warning light (U.S.) (...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ...warning light does not come on when the ignition switch is turned to the "ON" position. D The warning light comes on when the ignition switch is turned to the "ON" position, but it does not go out ... repaired at the first available opportunity by your SUBARU dealer. NOTE If the warning light ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ...Control) warning light (if equipped) This warning light comes on when the ignition switch is turned to the "ON"...conditions. Immediately have your vehicle checked at a SUBARU dealer. D The VDC warning light does ...you should have your vehicle checked at a SUBARU dealer as soon as possible. NOTE If ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ... If the light remains on, have the brakes inspected by a SUBARU dealer immediately. D If at all in doubt ...vehicle. Have your vehicle towed to the nearest SUBARU dealer for repair. This light has the following ...brake pads. Have your vehicle checked by a SUBARU dealer immediately. WARNING J Door open ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ... operation indicator light (if equipped) This light comes on when the ignition switch is ON and goes out ... following conditions. Have your vehicle checked at a SUBARU dealer immediately. D The light does not ... weather. This does not indicate the existence of a problem. The light should go out as soon ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    ... indicator light comes on when the engine has developed a problem and the CHECK ENGINE warning light ... conditions. Have your vehicle checked at a SUBARU dealer as soon as possible. D The VDC OFF ... system status indicator light (if equipped) This light is found at the bottom center of the combination ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    ... knob clockwise to advance and counterclockwise to retard the time. Light control switch WARNING To prevent battery discharge resulting from accidentally leaving your lights on when your vehicle is parked, the light switch operates only when the ignition switch is in the ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    HB2007BA HB2014BB The light switch operates only when the ignition switch is in the "ON" position. B Headlights To turn on the headlights, ... beam, the high beam indicator light "a" on the instrument panel is also on. To switch back to low beam, pull the lever back to the detent position. B ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ... lever. The headlight flasher works even though the lighting switch is in the "OFF" position. When the headlights are on high beam, the high ... the following conditions: D The parking brake is fully released. D The light switch is in the "OFF" or "p" position. Turn signal lever Right turn...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ... change. The lever will return automatically to the neutral position when you release it. Illumination brightness control HB2017BB When the lighting switch is in the "p" or "a" position, you can adjust brightness of the instrument panel illumination for better visibility. To brighten, ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ... regardless of the ignition switch position. By pushing the front end of this switch, following lights will come on. - Parking lights - Front and rear side marker ... lights To turn off, push the rear end of the parking light switch. Avoid leaving these lights on for a long time because that will ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ... washer until the windshield is sufficiently warmed by the defroster. Otherwise the washer fluid can freeze on the windshield, blocking your view. D Do ... continuously for more than ten seconds, or when the washer fluid tank is empty. This may cause overheating of the washer motor. Check the washer ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ... to operate the defroster, wiper deicer (if equipped) or rear window defogger before turning on the wiper. D If.... D Use clean water if windshield washer fluid is unavailable. In areas where water freezes in winter, use SUBARU Windshield Washer Fluid or the equivalent. (See “Windshield washer fluidମ.
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ...wiper operation is jerky, clean the outer surface of the windshield or rear window and the wiper blades using a sponge or soft cloth ... to the "Wiper blade replacement" section (chapter 11) for replacement instructions. J Windshield wiper and washer switches B Windshield wipers HB2019BB To turn...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ... and controls B Wiper intermittent time control (if equipped) HB2023BA When the wiper switch is in the " the operating interval of the wiper. " position, turn... push the washer button at the end of the wiper control lever. The washer fluid sprays until you release the washer button. The wipers...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    J Rear window wiper and washer switch (if equipped) HB2021BA B Rear wiper The rear wiper offers intermittent ...on the end of the wiper control lever 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...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    Instruments and controls Rear window defogger switch D Do not use sharp ... switch is in the "ON" position. The rear window defogger switch is located on the climate control panel. The defogger ... vehicle, you have to push the switch to turn it on again. B For vehicles with manual heating and air ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ... light "u" lights up on the climate control display panel while the rear window defogger is operating. Windshield wiper deicer (if equipped) CAUTION To prevent the battery from being discharged, do not operate the windshield wiper deicer continuously for...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ...windshield wiper deicer operates only when the ignition switch is in the "ON" position. Before turning on the windshield ... deiced completely before that time, push the switch to turn it off. It also turns off ... your vehicle, you have to push the switch to turn the deicer on again. Mirrors Always ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    B Compass mirror (if equipped) HB6019BB The inside electronic compass mirror has an anti-glare feature which automatically reduces...or off. When the compass is on, an illuminated compass reading will appear in the lower part of the mirror. Even with the mirror in anti-glare mode, the mirror surface ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    ... Compass calibration 1. For optimum calibration, switch off all nonessential electrical accessories (rear window defogger, heater/air conditioning system, spotlight,... metallic objects or structures and make certain the ignition switch is in the "ON" position. 3. Press and hold the left...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ...Compass calibration zone" map shown above or one attached to the end of this manual to verify that the compass zone setting is correct for your geographical location..... Use the inside mirror (or glance backwards) to determine the actual size and distance of objects that you view in convex mirror. ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ... control switch in 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. - CONTINUED - 3-35
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    B Outside mirror defogger (if equipped) CAUTION To prevent the battery from being discharged, do not operate the defogger... mirror defogger heater in operation. To turn it off, push the switch again. Tilt steering wheel WARNING Do not adjust the steering wheel tilt position while driving. This may ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ... seat" section (chapter 1). 2. Pull the tilt lock lever down. 3. Move the steering wheel to the desired level. 4. Push the lever up to lock the steering wheel in place. 5. Make sure that the steering wheel is securely locked by moving it up and down. Horn OM-H0440 To sound ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    Climate control Ventilator ...Manual heating and air conditioning system ...Heater operation ...Air conditioner operation ... 4-2 4-4 4-6 4-10 Automatic climate control system (if equipped) ...Operating tips for heater and air conditioner ...Air filtration system (if ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ... is desired, the air flow can be directed temporarily toward the windshield to assist the windshield defroster. If this is done, the driver's side grille should always be returned to its normal position so that the warm air flow can then be used to defrost the driver's side window. 4-2
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    Climate control B Air flow section HB5006BA HB5006CA HB5006DA HB5006EA HB5006FA - CONTINUED - 4-3
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    Manual heating and air conditioning system B Control panel HB5004BC 1. Temperature control dial 2. ... Air conditioner button (if equipped) 5. Air inlet selection button 6. Rear window defogger button (Refer to "Rear window defogger" in chapter 3.) n Temperature control dial This dial regulates ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ... the windshield defroster outlets. n Air conditioner button (if equipped) HB5010BB The air conditioner operates only when the .... n Air inlet selection button WARNING Continued operation in the ON position may fog up the windows. Switch to the OFF position as soon as the outside dusty condition ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    .... The indicator light will go off. J Heater operation B Defrosting or defogging the windshield HB5011AA To direct warm air to the windshield and front door windows: 1. Set the air inlet selection button to the "OFF" position. 2. Set the air flow control dial to the " " position. 3. Turn ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    Climate control 4. Set the fan speed control dial to the highest speed. NOTE Warm air also comes out from the right and left air outlets. To stop warm air flow from these outlets, turn the corresponding thumb-wheel to the " " position. B Heating and defrosting HB5012AA To direct warm air ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    B Heating HB5013AA To direct warm air toward the floor: 1. Set the air inlet selection button to the "OFF" position 2 Set the air flow control dial to the " " position. 3. Set the temperature control dial to the most comfortable level. 4. Set the fan speed control dial to the desired ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    ... panel outlets and the air from the foot outlets. B Ventilation WARNING Continued operaton in the "ON" position may fog up the windows. Switch to the "OFF" position as soon as the outside dusty condition clears. HB5015AA To force ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    ... "ON" position. 4. Set the temperature control dial to the blue area. 5. Set the fan speed control dial at the highest speed. B Defrosting or defogging HB5011BB To direct warm air to the windshield and front door windows: 1. Set the air inlet selection button to the "OFF" position. 4-10
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ... at the highest speed. Automatic climate control system (if equipped) NOTE D Operate the automatic climate control system when the ... control, and air conditioner compressor operation. It activates when the "AUTO" switch is pressed, and is used in conjunction with the Temperature control dial to ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    ...Outside air temperature switch 4. Defroster switch 5. Rear window defogger switch (Refer to the "Rear window defogger" in chapter 3.) 6. Fan speed control switch 7. Air conditioner switch 8. Air... (economy) mode: When you press the "AUTO" switch while the system is in the AUTO mode, it selects...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    ... runs to be thrifty with energy consumption. Interior windows tend to fog in this energy-saving operation... be used only in high humidity conditions. Manual mode operation: When the Automatic Climate Control... as its normal indication if you keep the switch pressed for more than 2 seconds. - CONTINUED...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    ... To defrost or dehumidify the windshield and side window, push the defroster switch " ". When the " " switch is pushed, regardless whether the air conditioner is ... on, air flow is directed towards the windshield and side windows, and the indicator light " " on the control panel comes on. ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    Climate control With the fan speed control switch in the AUTO position, the fan speed changes ... compartment, intensity of the sunlight, etc. Use this switch to select desired fan speed. Fan ... and returns to the AUTO position. n A/C - Air conditioner switch NOTE The air conditioner compressor does ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    ... WARNING Continued operation in the " " position may fog up the windows. Switch to the " " position as soon as the outside dusty condition clears....the outside air. The indicator light " " on the control panel comes on when this switch is pushed. : Outside air is drawn into the passenger ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    ...HB5023BB NOTE D A setting of about 77°F (25°C) throughout the year is recommended. D The temperature setting remains even after the ignition switch is turned to the "OFF". However, if the battery cables are disconnected, the temperature will be set to 77°F (25°C) automatically. Set desired ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    B Temperature sensors This Automatic Climate Control system employs the several sensors. These are very delicate parts. Therefore, if these sensors are damaged, it is possible that the Automatic Climate Control system will not properly control the air temperature in the passenger compartment. To ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    ...by the air conditioner. Keep the windows closed during the operation of the air conditioner for maximum cooling efficiency. B Lubrication oil circulation in the refrigerant ... hose conditions, and proper operation each spring. This check is best performed by your SUBARU dealer. - CONTINUED - 4-19
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    ... normal and does not indicate any problem with the air conditioning system. B Air conditioner compressor ... method for CFC12 (freon). Consult your SUBARU dealer for service. Repairs needed as a result of using ... Have your filter checked or replaced by your SUBARU dealer. Replacement schedule: Every 12 ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    ... accessories ...Audio set ...Type A and B audio set (if equipped) ...Type C audio set (if equipped) ...) ...McIntosh audio set (if equipped) ...CD player 1 (if equipped) ...CD player 2 (if equipped) ...In-dash 6 CD auto changer (if equipped) ...Precautions to observe when handling a compact disc (CD) ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    ...CAUTION Do not use sharp instruments or window cleaner containing abrasives to clean the inner ...printed. Doing so may damage the antenna printed on the window. The antenna is printed on the inside of the rear ...) or the left side rear quarter window glass (station wagon). HBF013IA HB5038AA B Pillar ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    ... a stronger station. Installation of accessories Always consult your SUBARU dealer before installing a citizen band radio or ... are not suited for the vehicle. Audio set Your SUBARU may be equipped with one of the following audio sets. See the pages indicated in this section for operating details. B...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    B Type C audio set HB5042AA D D D D Radio operation: refer to page 5-19 Cassette player operation: refer to page 5-24 CD (compact disc) player operation: refer to page 5-27 CD changer control: refer to page 5-30 B Type D audio set HB5043AA D Radio operation: refer to page 5-33 D Cassette ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    ...Radio operation: refer to page 5-39 Cassette player operation: refer to page 5-44 CD player operation: refer to page 5-46 CD changer control: refer to page 5-49 B CD player 1 (Optional audio unit - if equipped) HB5039AA D Inserting and removing a disc: refer to page 5-52 - CONTINUED - 5-5
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    B CD player 2 (Optional audio unit - if equipped) HB5044AA D CD (compact disc) player operation: refer to page 5-54 B In-dash 6 CD auto changer (Optional audio unit - if equipped) HB5040AA D Inserting and removing a disc or all discs: refer to page 5-57 5-6
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    ...in the "ACC" or "ON" position. Radio operation HB5041BB 1 Power switch/Volume, Tone, Balance, Fader control dial 2...button 4 Tuning buttons 5 Preset buttons 6 SCAN button B Power switch and volume/bass/treble/fader/balance control n Power switch and volume control (PWR/VOL) The dial 1 is ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    n Tone and balance control (AUDIO) The volume control dial 1 normally functions as a volume control. This dial becomes a control for Bass, Treble, Fader or Balance when you select the appropriate tone and balance control mode. Choose desired volume level for each mode by turning the volume control ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    ... come on when an FM stereo broadcast is received. B Tuning (TUNE) n Manual tuning (TUNE) Press the tuning button 4 marked "Y" to ... the FM mode. Constant pressure on the button causes a continuous change in the frequency. n Manual tuning for weather band When weather band mode is selected, press ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    ... preset stations 1. Press the "BAND" button 3 to select FM1, FM2, AM or WB (if equipped) reception. 2. Press the "SCAN" button or tune the radio manually until the desired station frequency is displayed. 3. Press one of the preset buttons for more ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    Audio Cassette player operation HB5041CB 7 8 9 Q W Cassette slot Eject button TAPE button TPS (Tape Program Search) Repeat button E R T Y Fast-forward button Rewind button Dolby B NR button Program button NOTE D Only use good quality cassettes (cassettes longer than C-90 are not recommended...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ... button Y is pressed during playback, the tape travel indicators will switch and the player will begin playing back the opposite side of ...the cassette tape is ejected. The ejection function is also active when the ignition switch is in the "LOCK" position. Always make certain that you remove the ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    ... Licensing Corporation. CD player control (If optional CD player is connected) An optional CD player can be connected to this audio unit. See your SUBARU dealer for more information. For procedures for loading and unloading CDs, refer to "CD player 1" in this chapter. HB5041DB U CD button I ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    After insertion, the CD player mode indicator "CD" will come on and playback will start. n When CD is in the CD player Press the "CD" button U. The "CD" indicator will come on, and the track number will appear on the display and the CD player will start playback. NOTE D If the "CD"...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    ...a track you like. - Normal playback resumes. B To stop playback To stop playback and switch over to the radio mode, press the "BAND" button. To stop playback and switch over to the cassette player mode, press the "TAPE" button. - CONTINUED - 5-15
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    CD changer control (If optional in dash CD changer is connected) An optional CD changer can be connected to this audio unit. See your SUBARU dealer for more information. For procedures for loading and unloading CDs, refer to "In-dash 6 CD auto changer" in this chapter. HB5041EB S CD button D ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    Audio D If you have loaded fewer than 6 discs, any missing disc is automatically skipped. B Selection of a desired disc Briefly press the "Y" button D to skip to the next disc and briefly press the "B" button to skip to the previous disc. n Operation with the in-dash CD changer unit Press ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    ... hear a track you like. - Normal playback resumes. B To stop playback To stop playback and switch over to the radio mode, press the "BAND" button. To stop playback and switch over to the cassette player mode, press the "TAPE" button. 5-18
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    ... buttons Preset buttons 6 Fader/Balance selection button 7 Power switch, Volume control, Bass/Middle/Treble .../Balance control dial 8 AUDIO (audio mode) button B Power switch and volume/bass/treble/fader/... control (PWR/VOL) The dial 7 is used for both power (ON/OFF) and volume control. The radio is ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    This dial is used for bass/middle/treble controls when the "AUDIO" button 8 is in the depressed position. It is also used for fader/balance controls when the "FAD/BAL" button 6 is in the depressed position. Display Control mode HB5036BA Turn counterclockwise BAS MId Bass control Middle ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    ...volume control.) Fader (FAd) Balance (BAL) Volume (VOL) n Display illumination dimness cancellation The brightness of the radio display dims when the light switch is in the "p" or "w" positions. If this makes the display difficult to read, press the volume dial for more than two seconds to ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    ... the "WB" button when the radio is on to select the weather band. B Manual tuning (TUNE) n Manual tuning for AM and FM waveband Push the ...FM waveband. Constant pressure on the button causes a continuous change in the frequency. n Manual tuning for weather band When weather band mode is selected, ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    ... to select AM, FM1 or FM2 reception. OR Press the "WB" button 3 to select the weather band. 2. Press the "SCAN" button 2 or tune the radio manually until the desired station frequency is displayed. 3. Press one of the preset buttons 5 for at least 1.5 seconds to store the frequency. The ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    ...) button Q Cassette slot W Eject button E TPS button R T Y U I Repeat button Fast forward button Rewind button Dolby B NR button Program switching button NOTE D Only use good quality cassettes (cassettes longer than C-90 are not recommended). D Put cassettes back in their boxes immediately after ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    ... "PROG" I is pressed during playback, the tape travel indicators will switch and the player will begin playing back the opposite side of ... cassette tape is ejected. The ejection function also operates when the ignition switch is in the "LOCK" position. Always make certain that you remove the ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    n Blank search Press "TPS" button E during playback to return to the beginning of the current selection or to skip to the beginning of the next selection. To use this function, press the "TPS" button to turn on the "TPS" indicator. If the fast-forward button "FF" T is then pressed, ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    Audio * Noise reduction system manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation. "Dolby" and the double-D Symbol are trade marks of Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation. B Auto metal sensor The cassette player automatically adjusts for metal or CrO2 tape. Compact ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    After insertion, the DISC indicator " " will come on and "CD" will appear on the display and the player will start playback. 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 ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    ...or when a disc is in the player, press the eject button " " A. The disc will be ejected. The disc may be removed even when the ignition switch is in the "LOCK" position. NOTE Avoid driving the vehicle with a CD sticking out, because vibration might make it fall out. - CONTINUED - 5-29
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    CD changer control (If optional in-dash CD changer is connected) An optional CD changer can be connected to this audio unit. See your SUBARU dealer for more information. For procedures for loading and unloading CDs, refer to "In-dash 6 CD auto changer" in this chapter. HB5042EB H SCAN button J...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    Audio NOTE D If a disc is in the player, the "CD" button is used to change from CD player operation to CD changer operation. Each time the "CD" button is pressed, the operating mode will change alternately. D At the end of the disc, the player automatically continues with the next disc. D ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    B Fast forwarding and fast reverse n Fast forwarding Press the button Z 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 and ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ... SCAN button FM/AM selection button Preset buttons 5 AUDIO button 6 Power switch and volume control B Power switch and volume/bass/treble/fader/balance control n Power switch and volume control (PWR/VOL) The dial 6 is used for both power (on/off) and volume control. The radio is turned on ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    Choose desired volume level for each mode by turning the volume control dial. The control function returns to volume control mode after about 5 seconds. To change control modes: Each brief press of the "AUDIO" button 5 changes control modes in the following sequence starting from volume ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    ...The display indicates which one is currently selected. B Stereo indicator The stereo indicator “ST” will come on when an FM stereo broadcast is received. B Manual tuning (TUNING) Press the tuning button 1 marked “∧” to increase the tuning frequency and press the tuning button marked “↮..
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    ... to preset stations 1. Press the "FM/AM" selection button 3 to select FM1, FM2 or AM reception. 2. Press the "SCAN" button 2 or tune the radio manually until the desired station frequency is displayed. 3. Press one of the preset buttons 4 for at least two seconds to store the frequency. The ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    Audio Cassette player operation HB5043CB 7 Eject button 8 Cassette slot 9 Fast-forward/Rewind button (Program switching buttons) Q Dolby B NR button NOTE D Only use good quality cassettes (cassettes longer than C-90 are not recommended). D Put cassettes back in their boxes immediately after ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    ...time during playback, the tape travel indicators will switch and the player will begin playing back... the cassette tape is ejected. Before the ignition switch is turned to the "OFF" position, eject the tape... be connected to this audio unit. See your SUBARU dealer for more information. For CD player...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    ...equipped) The audio set will operate only when the ignition switch is in the "ACC" or "ON" positions. CAUTION The power amplifier for this audio set is mounted under.... Doing so could cause burns. Radio operation HB5045BB 1 2 3 4 5 POWER ON/OFF button FM/AM selection button Tuning/FF⋅FB...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    B ON-OFF switch The audio system can be turned on by pressing the POWER button when the ignition key is in the ACC or ON position. Pressing the POWER button once again will turn off the power. In addition, the following six operations will also result in the audio system's power ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    Audio HBS041AA n BASS control The bass control adjusts the level of low pitch sounds. The bass is adjusted by turning the knob from left to right in this condition. Turn clockwise to increase the level of bass tones. Turn counterclockwise to reduce the level of bass tones. n TREBLE control The ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    ...accordingly. Use the tuning dial to select the station to which you wish to listen. B Manual tuning Turn the tuning dial's outer tuner to increase or decrease the ...not be available, however, when radio signals are weak. In such a situation, perform manual tuning to select the desired station. 5-42
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    ..., previously-registered radio station. The LED at the top of that button will turn on. n Manual preset D Use the tuning dial to select the radio station which ... to store both an FM station and an AM station. D If the power supply is interrupted by disconnection of the battery, memory presets will be ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    ...button Play button Rewind button Program switching button Dolby B NR button If... into the cassette slot while the ignition switch is in the ACC or the ON position, that tape will start to play... the cassette tape is ejected. Before the ignition switch is turned to the "OFF" position, eject the tape...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    Audio B Program button (PROG) If a cassette is currently being played, the PROG button can be pressed to switch from the A-side to the B-side or vice-versa. B Fast-forward button (FF) To fast-forward the tape, press the "FF" button. To stop fast-forwarding, lightly press the "PLAY" button. ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    Compact disc player operation HB5045DB O DISC IN indicator light P Disc slot A Disc button B To play back a compact disc S Eject button D FF·FB dial F Repeat button n When CD is not in the player Hold a disc with a finger in the center hole while gripping the edge of the disc, then insert it ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    Audio D If a disc is inserted during a radio broadcast, the disc will interrupt the broadcast. D After the last song finishes, the disc will automatically return to track 1 (the first song on the disc) and will automatically play back. n When CD is in the player When the "DISC" button is ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ... mode, press the button again. Then the "RPT" indicator goes out, and normal playback mode is restored. B To stop playback Press the power switch to stop playback. B To eject a disc from the player When a disc is being played back or ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    ... might make it fall out. 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. HB5045EB G Disc button H FF·FB dial J Repeat button K Disc select button (Disc 1 to 6) B To start playback ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    CD changer will interrupt the broadcast. D At the end of the disc, playback automatically continues with the next disc. D After playback on the last disc finishes, the disc will automatically return to the first disc (or first disc of the first magazine) and will automatically play back. D If you ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    ... Press the "RPT" button briefly while a song is playing to play the song repeatedly. To cancel the repeat mode, press the button again. B To stop playback Press the power switch to stop playback. - CONTINUED - 5-51
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    CD player 1 (if equipped) HB5039BB 1 Disc slot 2 Disc indicator 3 Eject button D Use only music CDs identified by mark. D Do not use CDs listed below which could cause damage to the CD player. D Any disc with a peel-off or seal on it. D Any disc with scratches and/or dust. D Bent disc. D ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    ... ejected. This procedures is effective even when the ignition switch is in the "LOCK" position. n Function control Refer to CD player control operating instructions described in the "Type A and B audio sets" section. - CONTINUED - 5-53
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    CD player 2 (if equipped) Compact disc player operation HB5044BB 1 2 3 4 Eject button Repeat/random button Scan/top button Disc slot B To playback a compact disc 5 Fast forward and track up button 6 Play/pause button 7 Fast reverse and track down button n When CD is not in the player Hold a ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    Audio n When CD is in the player When the button 6 is pressed, the player will start playback. NOTE After the last song finishes, the player will automatically return to track 1 (the first song on the disc). B To stop playback of a CD When the button 6 is pressed during playback of a CD, the CD...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    ... back or when a disc is in the player, 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 D Avoid driving the vehicle with a CD sticking out, because vibration might make it fall out. D To protect the ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    Audio In-dash 6 CD auto changer (if equipped) HB5040BB 1 Disc slot 2 Disc indicators (disc No.1 to 6) 3 Disc select buttons (disc No.1 to 6) 4 Eject button D Do not attempt to insert two or more discs into the slot at a time. Doing so can cause mechanical damage to the CD changer. D Use only ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    ... begin blinking. 3. To remove another disc, repeat step 1 and 2 choosing a different "Disc select" button. (To remove discs when the ignition switch is in the "Lock" position, press the "Eject" button, and the first disc will be ejected. Press the "Eject" button again, and the next ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    ... mode. OFF: No disc is loaded or the ignition switch is in the "LOCK" position. B Function control Refer to CD player control operating instructions described in the "Type A and B audio sets" or "Type C audio set" section. - ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    .... Be sure not to 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, near heaters or in vehicles parked in the sun or...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    ...Spotlight (if equipped) ...Sun visors ...Vanity mirror (if equipped) ... 6-2 6-2 6-3 6-4 Storage compartment ... 6-4 6-5 6-5 6-6 6-6 Glove compartment ...Center console ...Coin...) ... Cup holder ...Cigarette lighter (if equipped) ...Ashtray ...Accessory power socket ...Convenience hook ...Floor mat...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ... OFF DOOR HS6003BC HB0377 The interior light switch has three positions: ON: The light stays on... door is opened. Cargo area light (if equipped) - The light comes on only when the rear gate is... sure the light is turned off to avoid battery discharge. Spotlight (if equipped) HB2034CB HB2006CB 6-2...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    Interior equipment HB6006BB To turn on the spotlight, push the switch. To turn it off, push the switch again. When leaving the vehicle, make sure the... glare, swing down the visors. To use the sun visor at a side window, swing it down and move it sideways. - CONTINUED ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    J Vanity mirror (if equipped) HB6017AA To use the vanity mirror, swing down the sunvisor and open the vanity mirror cover. B Vanity mirror with light (if equipped) The light beside the vanity mirror comes on when the ignition switch is either in the "ACC" or "ON"...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    Interior equipment J Glove compartment Unlock Lock HS0090 To open the glove compartment, pull the handle. To close it, push the lid firmly upward. To lock the glove compartment, insert the key and turn it clockwise. J Center console HB6010BA To open the lid, pull up the lock release. - ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    J Coin tray HS0096 To open the coin tray, pull the upper edge of the lid. J Overhead console (if equipped) CAUTION When your vehicle is parked in the sun or a warm day, the inside of the overhead console heats up. Avoid storing plastic or other heat-vulnerable or flammable articles such as a ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    Interior equipment Cup holder D When not in use, always keep the holder stored while driving to reduce the risk of ... or your passengers. Spilled beverages may also damage upholstery, carpets or audio equipment. B Front cup holder n In instrument panel CAUTION HB7003BB HB7004BA The cup holder is...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    ... console HB6009BA The front passenger's cup holder is built in the center console, beside the parking brake lever. B Rear passenger's cup holder (if equipped) HB7009CA HB7011AA The rear passenger's cup holder is located on the lower side of the back of the center console. To use the cup ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    ...CAUTION The electrical power socket located on the lower part of the instrument panel is designed to use only a SUBARU genuine cigarette lighter plug. Do not use... cigarette lighter plug is an optional accessory. It is available from your SUBARU dealer. If smoking is not desired, always ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    HB6011DA The cigarette lighter operates only when the ignition switch is in the "ON" and "ACC" positions. To use the cigarette lighter, push in the knob and wait a few moments. It will automatically spring up when ready for use. Ashtray CAUTION Do not use ashtrays as waste receptacles or ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    ...inner plate down. Accessory power socket B In the luggage compartment (if equipped) and on the center ... (if equipped) D Do not attempt to use a cigarette lighter in the accessory power socket....fit properly. D Use of an electric appliance in the accessory power socket for a long period of time while ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    ... on the lower part of the instrument panel CAUTION The electrical power socket located on the 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 ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    Interior equipment HB7012BA The coat hook is attached to each rear passenger's hand grip. B Shopping bag hook CAUTION Do not hang ...attached to each inner side wall of the trunk near the trunk lid opening. n For station wagon models A shopping bag hook is attached to each side of the cargo area. ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    Floor mat (if equipped) CAUTION Make sure the driver's floor mat is placed back in its proper location and correctly secured on..., by placing the grommet over the pin and pushing downward. Luggage cover (if equipped) WARNING Do not place anything on the extended cover. Putting excessive weight on...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    Interior equipment B Using the cover HB7015BA To extend the cover, pull the end of the cover out of the housing, then insert its hooks ...from 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. B To remove the...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    .... The maximum load capacity is 44 lb (20 kg) per eyelet. HB7018BA The cargo area is equipped with four anchorage eyelets so that cargo can be secured ... the eyelets up into the storing recesses. Storage tray (if equipped) D Always keep the lid of the storage tray closed while driving ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    ...the lid, pull the tab or handle up. Station wagon: Hang the hook provided on the underside of the lid on the rear edge of the roof to keep the lid open. NOTE When storing a flat tire, put the storage tray in the trunk or cargo area. - CONTINUED - 6-17
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    ... transmission ...Shift lock release ... 7-10 7-11 7-14 7-15 7-19 Rear viscous limited slip differential (LSD) (if equipped) ...Power steering ...Braking ...Braking tips ...Brake system ...Disc brake pad wear warning indicators ... 7-20 7-20 7-21 7-21 7-...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    ... designed to operate using unleaded gasoline with an octane rating of 87 AKI or higher. B 3.0 Liter models The...operate using premium unleaded gasoline with an octane rating of 91 AKI or higher. Regular unleaded ... or a qualified service technician if you use a fuel with the specified octane rating and ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    ... and may produce a sulfur exhaust odor or smell. SUBARU recommends that you try a different brand of ...cause paint damage, which is not covered under the SUBARU Limited Warranty. Your use of gasoline with ... no more than 15% MTBE or 10% ethanol for the proper operation of your SUBARU. - CONTINUED -...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    ...try a different brand 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. J Fuel filler lid and cap B Refueling D ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    .... D Do not let fuel spill on the exterior surfaces of the vehicle. Fuels may cause paint damage, which is not covered under the SUBARU Limited Warranty. D Always use a genuine SUBARU fuel filler cap. If you use the wrong cap, it may not fit or ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    HB3008BB 2. Remove the fuel filler cap by turning it slowly counterclockwise. 3. Stop filling the tank after the fuel filler pump automatically clicks off. Do not add any more fuel. 4. Put the cap back on, turn it clockwise until you hear a clicking noise. Be certain not to catch the tether under ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    ...service station in advance not to place your Subaru AWD vehicle on a twowheel dynamometer. Otherwise,...their emission testing programs have EXEMPTED Subaru AWD vehicles from the portion of the testing program ... programs. When properly used, that equipment will not damage an AWD Subaru vehicle. Under no...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    ... after starting the engine. NOTE Engine oil, engine coolant, brake fluid, washer fluid and other fluid levels should be checked daily, ... ten seconds or more before trying again. J Starting the engine for a manual transmission vehicle 1. Apply the parking brake. 2. Turn off ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    ... "Warning and indicator light" section (chapter 3). 5. Turn the ignition switch to the "START" position without depressing the accelerator pedal. ... and indicator lights" section (chapter 3). 5. Turn the ignition switch to the "START" position without depressing the accelerator pedal. ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    ... soon as the engine starts. Stopping the engine WARNING Do not stop the engine when the vehicle is moving. This will cause loss of power to the power steering and the brake booster, making steering and braking more difficult. It could also result in accidental activation of ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    Starting and operating Manual transmission WARNING Do not drive the vehicle with the clutch disengaged (i.e., when the clutch ... to the transmission to try shifting into reverse when the vehicle is moving. The manual transmission is a fully synchromeshed 5-forward and 1-reverse speed transmission. ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    ... maximum speeds that are possible with each different gear. Never exceed the speed limit below for each gear position except for brief acceleration in an emergency. The tachometer's needle (if so equipped) will enter the red area if these speeds are exceeded. Failure to ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    ...mph (km/h) Vehicle type Gear 1st 2nd 3rd Brighton 30 (48) 50 (81) 71 (115) L 30 (49) 51 (82) 73 (117) GT 29 (47) 49 (79) 70 (112) OUTBACK 31 (50) 52 (84) 74 (119) B Driving tips Do not drive with your foot resting on the clutch pedal and do not use the clutch to hold your vehicle at a standstill on...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    ...any position except the "N" or "P" position when the brake is set or the tires are on blocks. This may cause the automatic transmission fluid to overheat. D Avoid shifting from one of the forward driving positions into the "R" position or vice ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    ...vehicle. To shift the selector lever from the "P" to the any other position, you have to depress the brake pedal fully when the ignition switch is in the "ON" position. This prevents the vehicle from lurching when it is started. If the shift lever does not move from the "P" position with...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    B N (Neutral) WARNING Do not drive the vehicle with the selector lever in the "N" (neutral) position. Engine braking has no effect in this condition and the risk of an accident is consequently increased. This position is for restarting a stalled engine. In this position the wheels and ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    ... downshift to 3rd gear. This can happen when the automatic transmission fluid temperature is very low, for example, during driving shortly after the ... level, automatic downshift normally takes place. In the meantime, downshift manually for engine braking as required. Also, downshifting when braking ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    ... with each different gear. The tachometer's (if so equipped) needle will enter the red area if these speeds... Allowable Speeds will result in over-revving of the engine. In addition a powerful engine brake will engage and control of ...GT 29 (47) 58 (93) 96 (154) OUTBACK 2.5 liter 31 (50) 62 (100) 102...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    ... the brake instead. J Shift lock release If the selector lever does not move from the "P" position with the brake pedal depressed and the ignition switch in the "ON" position, perform the following steps: To override the shift lock: 1. Set the parking brake and stop the engine. 2. Take out ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    ...brake pedal and start the engine. Take your vehicle to the nearest SUBARU dealer immediately to have the system repaired. Rear viscous limited slip differential (LSD)... more than five seconds. This may damage the power steering pump. The power steering system operates only when the ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    ... and before it has warmed up, you may hear a noise coming from areas adjacent to the power steering pump which is located at the right-front area of the ... compartment. This noise is normal. It does not indicate power steering system trouble. Braking J Braking tips WARNING Never rest ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    ... while driving because that will turn off the brake booster, resulting in poor braking power. The brakes will continue to work even when the brake booster completely stops functioning. If ... is heard from the disc brakes while braking, immediately have your vehicle checked by your SUBARU dealer. 7-22
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    ... driving - overconfidence because you are driving with an ABS equipped vehicle could easily lead to a serious accident... constant brake pedal pressure. Do not pump the brake pedal since doing so ...slippery road surfaces. This helps prevent the loss of steering control and directional stability caused ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    ... The ABS warning light comes on when the ignition switch is turned to the "ON" position and goes ... light does not come on when the ignition switch is turned to the "ON" position. D The warning light..., have the ABS system repaired at the first available opportunity by your SUBARU dealer. 7-24...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    ...out. VDC (Vehicle Dynamics Control) system (if equipped) WARNING Always use the utmost care in ...- overconfidence because you are driving with a VDC system equipped vehicle could easily lead to a serious accident. D Even if your vehicle is equipped with VDC, winter tires or snow chains should be ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    D Whenever suspension components, steering components, or an axle are removed from a vehicle equipped with VDC, have an authorized SUBARU dealer perform an inspection of that system. D The following precautions should be observed in order to ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    ...covered or icy roads. (All four wheels should be fitted with tires of the same size and brand). Furthermore, if snow chains are to be ... a corner, even if the vehicle is equipped with VDC. D All four wheels should be fitted with tires of the same size, type, and brand; furthermore, the amount of wear ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    ... off when the engine has reached a suitable operating temperature. D When an engine problem occurs and the CHECK ENGINE warning light turns on, the VDC...of the VDC system; if either should occur, have an authorized SUBARU dealer carry out an inspection of that system at the first available opportunity...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    ... of the VDC system; if either should occur, have an authorized SUBARU dealer carry out an inspection of that system at the first available opportunity. ... of the VDC system; if any should occur, have an authorized SUBARU dealer carry out an inspection of the system at the first available opportunity. ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    D The VDC warning light will also turn on when a problem occurs with the ABS or VDC electronic control systems. Because the VDC system controls... however should such a situation occur, drive with care and have an authorized SUBARU dealer carry out an inspection of those systems at the first available ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    ...vehicle over flammable materials such as dry grass, waste paper or rags, as they may burn easily if they come near hot engine or exhaust system parts. D Be sure to stop the engine if you take a nap in the vehicle. If engine exhaust gas enters the passenger compartment, occupants in the vehicle could...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    ... always set 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 parking your vehicle...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 296
    ...and operating When parking on a hill, always turn the steering wheel. When the vehicle is headed up the hill,...turned into the curb. Cruise control (if equipped) WARNING Do not use the cruise... HB3002BB HG0312 1. Push the "CRUISE" main switch. 2. Depress the accelerator pedal until the vehicle...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 297
    ... control temporarily: D Depress the brake pedal. D Pull the control lever in the "CANCEL" direction. (if so equipped) D Depress the clutch pedal (manual transmission vehicles only). D Shift the selector lever into the "N" position (automatic transmission ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    Starting and operating once. Now the desired speed is set and the vehicle will keep running at that speed without depressing the accelerator pedal. n To decrease the speed 1. Push the control lever downward in the "SET, COAST" direction and hold it until the vehicle reaches the desired speed. ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    ... in foreign countries ...Driving tips for AWD vehicles ...Off road driving ...Winter driving ...Snow tires ...Tire ... ... 8-17 Vehicle capacity weight ...8-18 GVWR and GAWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating and Gross Axle Weight Rating) ...8-19 Roof rail and crossbar (if equipped) ...8-20 Trailer hitch ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    ... and care for your vehicle while it is new. Follow these instructions during the first 1,000 miles (1,600 km): D Do not ... 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 ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 301
    ... maintain that speed for as long as possible. D Do not pump the accelerator and avoid racing the engine. ...engine idling. D Keep the engine properly tuned. D Keep the tires inflated to the correct pressure shown ... on the driver's side. Low pressure will increase tire wear and fuel consumption. D Use ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    D If at any time you suspect that exhaust fumes are entering the vehicle, have the problem checked and corrected as soon as possible. If you must drive under these conditions, drive only with all windows fully open. D Keep the trunk lid or rear gate closed while driving to ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    ...racing the engine. D Never turn off the ignition switch while the vehicle is moving. D Keep your ... vehicle checked and repaired by an authorized SUBARU dealer. D Do not apply undercoating... times, always have the recommended maintenance services listed in the maintenance schedule in the "Warranty and...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    ... out of mud, 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 during deceleration. Therefore, your SUBARU AWD vehicle may handle differently than an ordinary two ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 305
    ... vehicle could easily lead to a serious accident. B All AWD models except OUTBACK Your AWD vehicle is neither a conventional off-road ... nor an all terrain vehicle. It is a passenger car designed primarily for on-road use. The AWD feature gives it some limited off-road capabilities in situations in ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 306
    ...damage your vehicle and may cause it to stall. B OUTBACK Because of the AWD feature and higher ground clearance, your Subaru can be driven on ordinary roads or off-road. But please keep in mind that an AWD Subaru is a passenger car and is neither a conventional off-road vehicle...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    ... Instead drive with your fingers and thumbs on the outside of the rim. D If driving through water, such as when...the exhaust pipe or water splashing onto electrical parts may damage your vehicle and may ...it can wash away the ground from under your tires, resulting in possible loss of traction and even ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    ... Never equip your vehicle with tires larger than those specified in this manual. D Frequent driving of an AWD vehicle under hard-driving conditions such..."Warranty and Maintenance Booklet". Remember that damage done to your Subaru while operating it offroad and not using common ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    ... freeze in that position. Instead, observe the following: 1. Place the shift lever in "1" or "R" for manual transmission vehicles, and in "P" for automatic transmission vehicles. 2. Use tire stops under the tires to prevent the vehicle from...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    ... if the tank is refilled whenever the fuel level reaches half empty. If your SUBARU is not going to be used for an extended period, it is best to have the fuel tank filled to capacity. B Driving on snowy and icy roads WARNING Do not use the cruise control on ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    ... wiper blades are not frozen to the windshield or rear window. If the wiper blades are frozen to the windshield ... thawed out. If your vehicle is equipped with a wiper deicer, it is helpful to thaw the windshield ... out the rear wiper blade, use the rear window defogger. When driving in snow, if frozen ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    ... B All models except Outback D When replacing original tires with winter (snow) tires, make sure you ...D You must install four winter tires that are of the same size, circumferences, construction, brand, and load ... tires on your vehicle, be sure to use the correct tire size and type. You must install ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 313
    Driving tips B Outback models only D When replacing original tires with winter (snow) tires, make sure you use only the... with care at all times regardless of the type of tires on your vehicle. Your Outback comes with P225/60R16 "all season tires" as original equipment. You should be aware that ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 314
    ... may cause rubbing on sharp turns. Listed below is the winter tire size that we recommend. Recommended winter (snow) .../55R16 tires for GT models D P225/60R16 tires for OUTBACK models D P215/60R16 winter (snow) tires for OUTBACK models Driving on snowy grades or icy roads may require the use of tire ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 315
    ...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 ...and causing serious injury during a sudden stop. D Never exceed the maximum load limit. If you do, some parts on your vehicle can break, or it can change the way your vehicle ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 316
    ... load you can carry in your vehicle is shown as the Vehicle Capacity Weight on the tire information label attached to the driver's side door jamb.... all passengers and their belongings, any optional equipment such as a trailer hitch, roof rack or bike carrier, etc., and the tongue load of a trailer....
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 317
    .... The GVWR equals Curb Weight (actual weight of your vehicle - including standard equipment, fluids, emergency tools and spare tire assembly) plus the vehicle capacity weight. In addition, the total weight applied to each axle (GAW)...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 318
    ... exceed the maximum load limit. Overloading may cause damage to the vehicle and create a safety hazard. CAUTION HB8016BB The roof rail is not designed to carry ... the roof crossbar kit, follow the manufacturer's instructions. Roof slats are not designed to carry or hold cargo, but...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 319
    ... front and rear Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR). See the "Loading your vehicle"...into or onto your vehicle. The maximum load limit of the cargo, crossbars and carrying attachment ... basket, etc. on the crossbars, follow the manufacturer's instructions and make sure that the attachment is securely ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 320
    ... bottom of each end support downward approximately 90°. 3. Carefully raise the crossbar from roof rails....top of the vehicle so that the crossbar end supports rest on the top of the roof rails approximately 6 inches ...seam (joint) between the front roof rail support and the roof rail. 4. Rotate (raise)...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 321
    ... necessary to squeeze the lower clamp and the end support together to compress the pads and gain a ... crossthread the screw in the insert. 5. Adjust the alignment of the crossbar on the roof rails, and if available, use a... seam (joint) between the rear roof rail support and the roof rail. NOTE Before ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 322
    ... (453 kg). Be sure your trailer has safety chains and that each chain will hold the ...ball damage. D Be sure to check the hitch pin and safety pin for positive locking placement before towing ...distributing hitch. The trailer hitch is designed to tow a Class 1 rated load. A maximum of 2,000 lbs. (906 kg...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 323
    ... from the hitch receiver tube. Then insert the ball mount into the hitch receiver tube. 2. Insert the hitch pin into the hole on the hitch receiver tube so that the pin passes through the ball mount. HB8018BA 3. Insert the safety pin into the hitch pin securely. HB8019BA - CONTINUED - 8-25
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 324
    ... hitch ball must be securely installed on the ball mount. 6. Connect your trailer to the hitch ball. 7. Connect the trailer and the hitch with safety chains that will hold the trailer's maximum gross weight. The chains should cross under the trailer tongue to prevent the tongue from dropping onto ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 325
    Driving tips 8. Connect the hitch wire harness's black four-pin wire connector to the towing trailer's wire harness HB8021BB 9. Confirm proper function of the hitch wire harness by individually activating the brake, right turn signal, left turn signal, stop, and parking lights on the ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 326
    ...operation of your vehicle. Seek the advice of your SUBARU dealer to assist you in purchasing a hitch... by the trailer and other towing equipment manufacturers. SUBARU assumes no responsibility for injuries... failure to follow the proper instructions. B Warranties and maintenance SUBARU warranties do not...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 327
    Driving tips D Adequate size trailer brakes are required when the trailer and its cargo exceed 1,000 lbs (453 kg) total weight. D Before towing a trailer, check the trailer total weight, GVW, GAWs and tongue load. Make sure the load and its distribution in your vehicle and trailer are acceptable. n...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 328
    ... Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) and Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) The Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) must never exceed the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR). Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) is the ... Gross Axle Weight (GAW) and Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) The total weight applied to each axle (GAW...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 329
    ... confirm that the total weight and weight distribution are within safe driving limits, you should have your vehicle and trailer weighed at a ... during braking or when vehicle speed is reduced during cornering, resulting in over-steer, spin out and/or jackknifing. Ensure that the trailer tongue load is...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 330
    Tongue load OM-H2785 OM-H2786 The tongue load can be adjusted by proper distribution of the load in the trailer. Never load the trailer with more weight in the back than in the front; approximately 60 percent of the trailer load should be in the front and approximately 40 percent in the rear. ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 331
    ...they can cause damage to the axle housing, wheel bearings, wheels or tires. Choose a proper hitch for your vehicle and trailer. B OUTBACK wagon The use of a genuine SUBARU trailer hitch is recommended. A genuine SUBARU hitch is available from your ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 332
    B All vehicles except OUTBACK wagon SUBARU does not offer accessory trailer hitches. Consult with a professional hitch supplier to assist you...into the trailer's hydraulic brake system. Please ask your SUBARU dealer and professional trailer supplier for more information ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 333
    ... safety, always connect the towing vehicle and trailer with trailer safety chains. Pass the chains crossing each other under the... let them drag on the ground. For more information about the safety chain connection, refer to the instructions for your hitch and trailer. n Side mirrors After hitching a ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 334
    ... lights are connected properly, please consult your SUBARU dealer. Check for proper operation of the turn ... tires on your vehicle are properly inflated. OUTBACK: The recommended cold tire pressure under trailer ... be maintained in the front tires. Trailer tire condition, size, load rating and proper ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 335
    ...hilly country on hot days. D When towing a trailer, steering, stability, stopping distance and braking ... mounting are in good condition. If any problems are apparent, do not tow the trailer... when the vehicle's turn signal lever is operated. - the safety chains are connected properly. - all cargo...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 336
    ... sudden accelerations. If your vehicle has a manual transmission, always start out in first gear... clutch at moderate engine revolution. D Avoid uneven steering, sharp turns and rapid lane ... practice. When backing up with a trailer, never accelerate or steer rapidly. When turning back, grip the bottom ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 337
    Driving tips nearest SUBARU dealer. n Driving on grades D Before going down a steep ...may cause the transmission fluid to overheat. Also, if your vehicle is equipped with an automatic transmission,... in "D" when towing a heavy trailer to prevent fluid overheating. n Parking on a grade Always block ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 338
    5. Shift into 1st or reverse gear (manual transmission) or "P" (automatic transmission) and shut off the engine. 8-40
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 339
    In case of emergency If you park your vehicle in an emergency ...Temporary spare tire ...Flat tires ...Jump starting ...Engine overheating ...Towing ...Moonroof - if the moonroof cannot be closed ...Maintenance tools ...Jack and jack handle ... 9-2 9-3 9-4 9-11 9-14 9-15 9-25 9-26 9-27 9
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 340
    .... Avoid stopping on the road. It is best to safely pull off the road if a problem occurs. The hazard warning flasher can be activated regardless of the ignition switch position. Turn on the hazard warning by pushing the hazard warning flasher switch. Turn it off...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 341
    ...to sustain the towing load. Use of the temporary spare tire when towing can result in failure of the spare tire ...use any temporary spare tire other than the original. Using other sizes may result in ...a tire chain on the temporary spare tire. Because of the smaller tire size, a tire chain will not fit ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 342
    ... with the vehicle is designed only for changing a tire. Never get under the vehicle while supporting the vehicle with this jack. D Always turn the engine off before raising the flat tire off the ground using the jack. Never swing or push the vehicle supported with the jack. ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 343
    ...D Do not use oil or grease on the wheel studs or nuts when the spare tire is installed. This could ... collisions, loose equipment could strike occupants and cause injury. Store the tire and ... Set the parking brake securely and shift a manual transmission vehicle in reverse or an automatic transmission ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 344
    ... nut wrench. Jack Jack handle Spare tire HBF015CB HB8004BD HB9003BB HB6008BC Temporary spare ... floor of the trunk or cargo area. To remove the spare tire, proceed as follows: Sedan: Remove the floor cover... bolt counterclockwise, then take the spare tire out. Station wagon: Open the lid and hang...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 345
    ...tray. Turn the attaching bolt counterclockwise, then take spare tire out. If the spare ... provided in your vehicle is a temporary spare tire, carefully read the section "Temporary spare tire" in this chapter and strictly follow the instructions. HB9001BB HB7008CD The jack is stored on the left ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 346
    ... front or rear jack-up point closest to the flat tire. OM-H2262 HB9012BB Turn the jackscrew by hand until... into the jack-up point. If your vehicle is equipped with side sill skirts, jack-up points are ... side sill skirt. Place the jack under the front or rear jack-up point closest to flat tire. 9-8
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 347
    ...jack handle into the jackscrew, and turn the handle until the tire clears the ground. Do not raise the vehicle... OM-H2263 10. Remove the wheel nuts and the flat tire. 11. Before putting the spare tire on...cloth. OM-H0172 HG0104 12. Put on the spare tire. Replace the wheel nuts. Tighten them by hand...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 348
    ... the specified torque. Have the wheel nut torque checked at the nearest automotive service facility. 15. Store the flat tire in the spare tire compartment. ... bolt Flat tire Spacer HS0153 When storing a conventional tire, put the spacer upside down and tighten the attaching bolt ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 349
    In case of emergency Jump starting D Battery fluid is SULFURIC ACID. Do not let it come in ... with the eyes, skin, clothing or the vehicle. If battery fluid gets on you, thoroughly flush the exposed area with water immediately. Get medical help if the fluid has entered your eyes. If battery fluid is...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 350
    B How to jump start 1. Make sure the booster battery is 12 volts and the negative terminal is grounded. 2. If the booster battery is in another vehicle, do not let the two vehicles touch. 3. Turn off all unnecessary lights and accessories. 4. Connect the jumper cables exactly in the sequence ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 351
    ... cable. 2.5 liter models: To the engine lifting bracket. 3.0 liter models: To the strut mounting nut. Make sure that the cables are not near any moving parts and that the cable clamps are not in contact with any other metal. 5. Start the engine of the vehicle with the booster battery and run it at ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 352
    Engine overheating WARNING Never attempt to remove the radiator cap until the engine has been shut off and has fully cooled ... coolant temperature has dropped, turn off the engine. If the temperature gauge stays at the overheated zone, turn the engine off. 4. After the engine has fully cooled down, ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 353
    ... down and turning it. Towing WARNING Never tow AWD vehicles (both AT and MT) with the front wheels raised ...the center differential. HB8009BA If towing is necessary, it is best done by your SUBARU dealer or a commercial towing service. Observe the following procedures for safety. B Towing and tie-...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 354
    HB9004BB HB9005BB Towing and tie-down hook HB8012BB Tie-down hook Tie-down hook HB8013BB 9-16
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 355
    ..., sand or snow). The front towing hook is located on the inside of the towing hook cover below the right-hand headlight. n Towing hook cover removal procedure For except OUTBACK models: HB9013BB 1. Push at the notched portion A, and pull the towing hook cover toward you. - CONTINUED - 9-17
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 356
    HB9014BB 2. Insert your fingers under the raised portion B. Then, pull it toward you so that the towing hook cover may swing open. Remove the cover. For OUTBACK models: HB9017BB HB9018BA 1. Pull the towing hook cover toward you while pushing up the portion A. The portion B will be raised. 9-18
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 357
    In case of emergency HB9019BB HB9020BA HB9021BB HB9022BA 2. Pull the portion B toward you with your left hand. Simultaneously pull the portion C toward you while pushing the portion C with your right hand. HB9023BB HB9024BA 3. Push the portion D. Pull out the towing hook cover to remove it....
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 358
    n Towing hook cover installation procedure For except OUTBACK models: HB9015BA HB9016BA 1. Insert the towing hook cover into the clearance between the fog light (or bumper trim cover) and the bumper body. HB9013CB 2. Push the towing hook cover in accordance with the pushing order given in the ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 359
    In case of emergency For OUTBACK models: HB9025BA 1. Insert the guide E into the hole F. HB9026BB HB9027BB 2. Fit the flange G in the slit H from the left end. While holding the towing hook cover at the portion G, push at the portion I. - CONTINUED - 9-21
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 360
    HB9028BB HB9029BB 3. Push at the portion J. Check that the tab of the portion K is fitted in the bumper as shown in the illustration. HB9030BB 4. Push the portion L. 9-22
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 361
    ...lever into the "P" position for automatic transmission vehicles or "1st" for manual transmission vehicles. 2. Pull up the parking brake lever firmly. ... direction of the wheels will be locked. D Remember that the brake booster and power steering do not function when the engine is not running. ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 362
    ...vehicles with automatic transmission, the traveling speed must be limited to less than 20 mph (30... truck. CAUTION HB8010AA 1. Check the transmission and differential oil levels and add... and put the transmission in neutral. 3. The ignition switch should be in the "ACC" position while the vehicle...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 363
    ... If the moonroof cannot be closed with the moonroof switch, you can close the moonroof manually. B Sedan 1. Take out the hex-headed wrench from the glove ... moonroof, turn the wrench counterclockwise. Have your vehicle checked by an authorized SUBARU dealer. - CONTINUED - 9-25
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 364
    B Station wagon 1. Take out the hex-headed wrench from the glove compartment and screwdriver from the tool bag....the wrench clockwise. Have your vehicle checked or repaired by an authorized SUBARU dealer. Maintenance tools HB9011AA Your vehicle is equipped with the following maintenance tools: 9-26
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 365
    ... with moonroof) J Jack and jack handle Jack Jack handle Spare tire HBF015CB HB9001BA HB8004BD HB7008CA The jack is stored on the left ... it, then remove the jack. The jack handle is stored under the spare tire cover. For how to use the jack, refer to "Flat tires". - CONTINUED - 9-27...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 366
    Appearance care Exterior care ...Washing ...Waxing and polishing ...Cleaning aluminum wheels ...Cleaning fog light lens (for OUTBACK) ... 10-2 10-2 10-3 10-4 10-4 Corrosion protection ...Cleaning the interior ... 10-5 10-7 10
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 367
    ...Do not wash the engine compartment and areas adjacent to it. If water enters the engine air intake, electrical parts or the power steering fluid reservoir, it will cause engine trouble or faulty power steering respectively. The best way to preserve your vehicleମ.
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 368
    ..., and they can damage or deform the resin parts such as mouldings, or cause water to leak into ... wax and apply them according to the manufacturer's instructions. Wax or polish when the painted surface is cool. .... Coarser grained compounds have a smaller grain-size number and could damage the paint. ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 369
    ...layer and exposing the undercoat. When in doubt, it is always best to contact your SUBARU dealer or an auto paint specialist. J Cleaning aluminum wheels D Promptly ... with salt or other agents. J Cleaning fog light lens (for OUTBACK) HBA017BB 1. Stop the vehicle in a safe place. 2. Stop the engine...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 370
    ..., make sure the "TOP" mark is at the top. Corrosion protection Your SUBARU has been designed and built to resist corrosion. Special materials and protective finishes have been used on most parts of the vehicle to help maintain fine appearance, strength, and reliable operation....
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 371
    ...range just above freezing. 3. Dampness in certain parts of the vehicle remains for a long time, even ... be dry. 4. High temperatures will cause corrosion to parts of the vehicle which cannot dry quickly... treatment or should be replaced. Contact your SUBARU dealer to perform this kind of maintenance and...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 372
    ... cleaner according to its instructions. B Leather seat materials The leather used by SUBARU is a high quality natural product which will retain its distinctive ... a soft, dry cloth afterwards to restore the luster. If your SUBARU is to be parked for a long time in bright sunlight, it is recommended ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 373
    B Synthetic leather upholstery The synthetic leather material used on the SUBARU may be cleaned using mild soap or detergent and water, after... when necessary. NOTE Strong cleaning agents such as solvents, paint thinners, window cleaner or gasoline must never be used on leather or synthetic interior ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 374
    ... transmission oil ...Automatic transmission fluid ...Front differential gear oil (AT vehicles) ...Rear differential gear oil ...Power steering fluid ...Brake fluid ...Clutch fluid (MT vehicles) ...Brake booster ...Brake pedal ...Clutch pedal (...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 375
    Headlight ...Front fog light (if equipped) ...Front turn signal light, parking light and marker light ...Rear combination lights ...License plate light ...Dome light, spot light, luggage compartment light and door step light ...Trunk light ...High mount stop light ... 11-51 11-53 11-53 11-55 11-58 ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 376
    ... 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 ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 377
    ...replacement of the fuel filter should be performed only by your SUBARU dealer. D Wear adequate eye protection to guard against getting oil or fluids in ...If your SRS airbag or seatbelt pretensioner needs service, consult your nearest SUBARU dealer. J Before checking or servicing in ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 378
    Maintenance and service J When you do checking or servicing in the engine compartment while the engine is running A running engine can be dangerous. Keep your ... away from the cooling fan, belts and any other moving engine parts. Removing rings, watches and ties is advisable. Engine hood WARNING ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 379
    HBB003BA To open the hood: 1. Pull the hood release knob under the instrument panel. 2. Release the secondary hood release located under the front grille by moving the lever toward the left. Lift up the hood, release the hood prop from its retainer and put the end of the hood prop into the slot in...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 380
    ...9 Battery (page 11-45) Q Engine oil filler cap W Engine coolant reservoir E Radiator cap (page 11-15) R Engine oil level gauge T Power steering fluid reservoir (page 11-29) - CONTINUED - (page 11-42) 2 3 4 5 6 (page 11-9) (page ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 381
    ... 11-46) 8 Battery (page 11-45) 9 Engine coolant reservoir Q Engine oil filler cap W Engine oil level gauge E Radiator cap (page 11-15) R Power steering fluid reservoir (page 11-29) (page 11-9) (page 11-9) (page 11-15) 11-8
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 382
    Maintenance and service Engine oil B Checking the oil level Check the engine oil level at each... 4. Pull out the dipstick again and check the oil level on it. If it is below the lower level, add...Just after driving or while the engine is warm, the engine oil level reading may be in a range between the ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 383
    ... idle for about 10 minutes to ease draining the engine oil. 2. Park the vehicle on a level surface and stop... filler cap. HBB005BB 4. Drain out the engine oil by removing the drain plug while the engine ... careful not to burn yourself with hot engine oil. 5. Wipe the seating surface of the drain plug ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 384
    Maintenance and service HBB051BB HBB054BA HBB055BA 6. Remove three clips at the front of the cover under the oil filter. 7. Slide the cover ...Clean the rubber seal seating area of the lower crank case and install the oil filter by hand turning. Be careful not to twist or damage the ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 385
    ... engine oil through the filler neck. Oil capacity: 2.5 liter models: 4.2 US qt (4.0 liters, 3.5 Imp qt) ... SG grade oil.) or the new API certification mark (Starburst mark) displayed on the container. API Service label New API Certification Mark (Starburst Mark) 1 2 3 1 Indicates the oil quality by ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 386
    Maintenance and service In choosing an oil, you want the proper quality and viscosity, as well as one that ... 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 ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 387
    ...down to -33°F (-36°C). For adding, use genuine SUBARU coolant or an equivalent: a mixture of 50% soft ...not splash the engine coolant over painted parts. The alcohol contained in the engine coolant may ...blown, have the cooling system checked by your SUBARU dealer. If frequent addition of coolant ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 388
    Maintenance and service J Engine coolant B Checking the coolant level Check the coolant level at each fuel stop. HBB004FB 1. Check the coolant level on the outside of the reservoir while the engine is cool. 2. If the level is close to or lower than the "LOW" level mark, add coolant up to the ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 389
    B Changing the coolant WARNING 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, you may suffer serious burns from a spray of boiling hot coolant when the cap is removed. Change the engine coolant using ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 390
    Maintenance and service HBB007BB HBB004FB 4. Slowly pour the coolant and fill to the radiator filler neck and to the reserve tank's ..., as this may lead to insufficient air bleeding and trapped air in the system. Coolant capacity: 2.5 liter models 3.0 liter models MT. 7.2 US qt (6.8 liters, 6.0 ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 391
    ... wash the element. B Replacing the air cleaner element Replace the air cleaner element according to the maintenance schedule in the "Warranty and Maintenance Booklet". Under extremely dusty conditions, replace it more frequently. It is recommended that you always use genuine SUBARU parts. 11-18
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 392
    Maintenance and service n 2.5 liter models Bolt Air cleaner element HBA002BB HBA003BB 1. Remove the bolt securing the rear air cleaner element case. 2. Unsnap the three clamps holding the rear air cleaner element case. 3. Separate the rear air cleaner element case from the front air cleaner ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 393
    2. Open the air cleaner case cover and remove the air cleaner element. 3. Clean the inside of the air cleaner cover and case with a damp cloth and install a new air cleaner element. HBB057BA To install the air cleaner case cover, insert two projections on the air cleaner case into the slits on ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 394
    Maintenance and service HBA004BA It may be difficult to replace the spark plugs. It is recommended that you have the spark plugs replaced by your SUBARU dealer. The spark plugs should be replaced according to the maintenance schedule in the "Warranty ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 395
    Drive belts The alternator, power steering pump, and air conditioner compressor depend on drive belts. Satisfactory performance requires that belt... to check belt tension periodically because your engine is equipped with an automatic belt tension adjuster. However, replacement of ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 396
    ... service schedule in the "Warranty and Maintenance Booklet". Consult your SUBARU dealer for replacement. If a belt is loose, cracked, or worn, contact your SUBARU dealer. Manual transmission oil B Checking the oil level Check the oil level monthly. 1....
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 397
    ... two different scales for checking the level of hot fluid and cold fluid on the dipstick. Though ...level can be checked without warming up the fluid on the "COLD" range, we recommend checking ... several miles to raise the temperature of the transmission fluid up to normal operating temperature; 140 ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 398
    ... HBA008BB 4. Pull out the dipstick and check the fluid level on the gauge. If it is below the lower level ... warm up the automatic transmission, check to see that the fluid level is between the lower level and ...COLD" range. If it is below that range, add fluid up to the upper level. Be careful not ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 399
    ...again. 3. Pull out the dipstick again and check the oil level on it. If it is below the lower level, add oil ...to the upper level. B Recommended grade and viscosity Each oil manufacturer has its own base oils and additives. Never use different brands together. Oil grade: API classification GL-5 11-26
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 400
    ... 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. Your vehicle may be equipped with a rear differential protector. The differential protector provides protection to the ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 401
    ...be kept even with the bottom of the filler hole. If the oil level is below the bottom edge of the hole, add... raise the level. B Recommended grade and viscosity Each oil manufacturer has its own base oils ... additives. Never use different brands together. Oil grade: API classification GL-5 SAE viscosity...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 402
    Maintenance and service Power steering fluid B Checking the fluid level WARNING Be careful not ... brands together. D Avoid spilling fluid when adding it in the tank. The power steering fluid expands greatly as ... ranges for hot and cold fluids. Check the power steering fluid level monthly. 1. Park the...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 403
    ... extreme low, it may indicate possible leakage. Consult your SUBARU dealer for inspection. B Recommended ...clean water. For safety, when performing this work, wearing eye protection is advisable. D Brake fluid absorbs .... If you suspect a problem, have the vehicle checked at your SUBARU dealer. WARNING...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 404
    Maintenance and service D Never use different brands of brake fluid together. D When adding brake ... over painted surfaces or rubber parts. Alcohol contained in the brake fluid may damage them. ... mark "MIN" level mark HBB004GB Check the fluid level on the outside of the reservoir. If the level ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 405
    ... them thoroughly with clean water. For safety, when performing this work, wearing eye protection is advisable. D Clutch fluid absorbs moisture from the ... 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 ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 406
    Maintenance and service B Recommended clutch fluid FMVSS No. 116, fresh DOT 3 or 4 brake fluid Brake booster If the brake booster does not operate as described below, have it checked by your SUBARU dealer. 1. With the engine off, depress the brake pedal several times,...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 407
    ... to check the free play with a force of less than 2 lb (10 N, 1 kg). If the free play is not within proper specification, contact your SUBARU dealer. B Checking the brake pedal reserve distance More than 2.56 in (65 mm) OM-H0225 Depress the pedal with a force of approximately 66 lb (294 N, 30 kg)...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 408
    ... smaller than the specification, or when the pedal does not operate smoothly, contact with your SUBARU dealer. Clutch pedal (Manual transmission vehicles) Check the clutch pedal ... the free play is not within proper specification, contact your SUBARU dealer. - CONTINUED - 11-35
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 409
    .... If the brake pads wear close to their service limit, the wear indicator makes a very audible ... the brake pedal, have the brake pads serviced by your SUBARU dealer as soon as possible. B Breaking-in ... replacing the brake pad or lining, use only genuine SUBARU parts. After replacement, the new parts ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 410
    Maintenance and service n Parking brake lining WARNING A safe location and situation should ... Booklet". When the parking brake is properly adjusted, braking power is fully applied by pulling the lever up ..., have the brake system checked and adjusted at your SUBARU dealer. - CONTINUED - 11-37
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 411
    HB4001CB Tires and wheels D When replacing a tire, make sure you use only the same size, circumferences, construction, brand, speed symbol and load index as the original tires listed on the tire placard. Using other sizes, circumferences or construction may result in severe ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 412
    Maintenance and service J Tire pressure For the best balance between fuel economy, tire life, ...1 mile (1.6 km). HB0382 The recommended tire pressure and sizes are provided on the tire placard, which is... wear will vary with each wheel. To increase the life of tires and keep wear uniform, it is best ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 413
    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 the tread. The indicators appear when the remaining tread has been worn to 0.063 in (1.6 mm) or less. J Wheel covers B Removing the wheel cover ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 414
    ... to change a flat tire, always check the tightness of the wheel nuts after driving approximately 600 miles (1,000 km). If...easily. Handle them carefully 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...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 415
    ... the center cap replaced, be sure to replace them with genuine SUBARU parts designed for aluminum wheels. Windshield washer fluid CAUTION Never use engine coolant as ... an anti-freeze type windshield washer fluid. SUBARU Windshield Washer Fluid contains 58.5% methyl alcohol and ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 416
    Maintenance and service Replacement of windshield wiper blades Grease, wax, insects, or other ...jerky, clean the outer surface of the windshield (or rear window) and the wiper blades using a sponge... pull it firmly until the stoppers on the rubber are free of the metal support. - CONTINUED - 11-43...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 417
    Metal support HS0191 4. If the new blade rubber is not provided with two metal ... 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 ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 418
    ... lean over a battery. D Do not let battery fluid contact eyes, skin, fabrics, or paint because ... fluid is a corrosive acid. If battery fluid gets on your skin or in your eyes, immediately flush ...if acid has entered the eyes. If battery fluid is accidentally swallowed, immediately drink a large amount ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 419
    ... because it will shorten battery life. It is unnecessary to periodically check the battery fluid level or periodically refill with distilled water. Fuses CAUTION Never replace a fuse with one having a higher rating or with material other than a fuse because serious damage or a fire...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 420
    Maintenance and service two fuse boxes. The one is located under the instrument panel behind ... Spare fuses HS0204 HS0208 1. Turn the ignition switch to the "LOCK" position and turn off all ..."Fuse and circuits" section in chapter 12 in this manual show the circuit for each fuse. Fuse puller...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 421
    ...same fuse blows again, this indicates that its system has a problem. Contact your SUBARU dealer for repairs. Main fuse and fusible link HB8003CB The main...replaced, have the electrical system checked by your nearest SUBARU dealer. Installation of accessories Always consult your SUBARU...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 422
    Maintenance and service Replacing bulbs HB5019EB 1 Headlight GT and OUTBACK models Low beam High beam Except GT and OUTBACK .../ parking and front side marker light Front fog light Except OUTBACK OUTBACK Wattage Bulb No. 2 3 4 5 6 7 12V-55W 12V-60W 12V-60/...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 423
    HBF013FC HBB033BC 8 Backup light 9 Q W E R T Sedan Station wagon Luggage area light High mount stop light Sedan Station wagon Rear turn signal light Sedan Station wagon Brake/tail light Sedan Station wagon Licence plate light Sedan Station wagon Trunk room light Wattage 12V-27W 12V-27W ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 424
    ... soft cloth moistened with alcohol. NOTE If headlight aiming is required, consult your SUBARU dealer for proper adjustment of the headlight aim. B For GT and OUTBACK models HBB039BA HBB040BB Remove the headlight bulb cover, by turning it counterclockwise....
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 425
    n Low beam light bulbs HBB041BB HBB042BA 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Disconnect the electrical connector for the black cable. Remove the retainer spring. Replace the bulb, then set the retainer spring securely. Reconnect the electrical connector for black cable. Install the headlight bulb cover. n High ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 426
    ... Install the headlight bulb cover. B Except GT and OUTBACK models HBB045BB HBB046BA 1. Disconnect the electrical connector while ... Remove the electrical connector. J Front fog light (if equipped) It may be difficult to replace the bulbs. Have your SUBARU dealer replace the bulbs if necessary. J ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 427
    made at a SUBARU dealer. HBB016BA 1. Remove the headlight assembly mounting screws located at the top of and the front of the headlight assembly using a phillips screwdriver or an open-end wrench. 2. Move the headlight assembly forward. HBB039CB HBB020BA 3. Remove the bulb socket from the ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 428
    Maintenance and service J Rear combination lights B Sedan HBF014DA HBB034BC HBB035BB 1. Open the trunk lid. 2. Open the rear combination light cover. For covers on the trunk lid: Unlatch the cover by pushing the knob and open the cover. For covers on the trunk wall: Unlatch the cover by moving ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 429
    ... locks. 7. Close the cover and latch the clock. B Station wagon n Brake/tail and rear turn signal light bulbs .... It is recommended that you have the bulbs replaced by your SUBARU dealer. HBB021BB HBB022BB 1. Remove the light bulb replacement service hole covers at two places by prying the edge of ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 430
    Maintenance and service 3. Using a Phillips screwdriver, remove the upper and lower screws that secure the side cover of the rear combination ... vehicle body and tighten the nuts from the interior of the vehicle. 9. Reinstall the light bulb replacement service hole covers. - CONTINUED - 11-57
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 431
    n Back-up and brake/tail light bulbs HBB026BC HBB025BA 1. Unlatch the rear combination light cover by moving the knob upward. Open the cover up. 2. Remove the bulb socket from the rear combination light assembly by turning it counterclockwise. 3. Remove the bulb from the socket by pushing it and...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 432
    Maintenance and service 2. 3. 4. 5. 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. J Dome light, spot light, luggage compartment light and door step light HSA005BA HBB029BA Bulb HB0386 HBS037AA 1. ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 433
    J Trunk light HBF014EA 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 B Sedan OM-H2350 1. Remove the high mount stop light cover by prying on the edge with a screwdriver. 2. Pull the bulb out of the...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 434
    Maintenance and service B Station wagon HBB028BA 1. Remove the mounting screw covers by prying on the edge with a screwdriver. 2. Remove the mounting screws using.... NOTE Other bulbs may be difficult to replace. Have your SUBARU dealer replace these bulbs if necessary. - ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 435
    Specifications Specifications ...Dimensions ...Engine ...Electrical system ...Capacities ...Tires ...Wheel alignment ... 12-2 12-2 12-3 12-3 12-4 12-4 12-5 Fuses and circuits ... 12-6 Fuse panel located behind ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 436
    Specifications These specifications are subject to change without notice. J Dimensions Legacy sedan Overall length Overall width Overall height Ground clearance Front tread Rear tread Wheelbase Legacy station wagon Overall length Overall width Overall height Ground ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 437
    ...) 10.0 : 1 1-3-2-4 EZ30D Horizontally opposed, liquid cooled 6 cylinder, 4 stroke gasoline engine 2,999 cc (183.0 cu in.) 3.51 in (89.2 mm) 3.15 in (80.0 mm) 10.7 : 1 1-6-3-2-5-4 J Electrical system 2.5 liter Battery type and capacity MT: AT: Alternator 55D23L 75D23L 12V-90A - CONTINUED - 12-3
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 438
    ...AT differential gear oil Rear differential gear oil Power steering gear fluid Engine coolant 2.5 liter MT AT 3.0 liter 16.9 US gal (64 liters, 14.1...qt) 8.1 US qt (7.7 liters, 6.7 Imp qt) J Tires Legacy Type Size Brighton L GT Temporary spare Pressure Front Brighton GT, L Rear ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 439
    Specifications Wheel size OUTBACK Type Size Temporary spare Pressure Front Trailer towing Rear Trailer towing Temporary ... kPa, 4.2 kg/cm2) 16 x 61/2JJ J Wheel alignment Legacy sedan Toe Front Rear Camber Front Rear Legacy station wagon Toe Front Rear Camber Front Rear OUTBACK sedan Toe Front Rear ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 440
    ...Fuse panel located behind the coin tray B 2.5 liter models HBC001BB Fuse panel 1 2 3 Fuse rating 15A 15A 15A Circuit D Heater fan D Heater fan D Power door lock D Keyless entry D Cigarette lighter D Remote controlled rear view mirrors D Tail ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 441
    Specifications Fuse panel 6 7 8 9 Fuse rating 15A 15A 30A 15A Circuit D SRS airbag D ...D SRS airbag D Illumination brightness control D Fuel pump D Rear window wiper and washer D Windshield wiper and ...D ABS control D Mirror heater D Wiper deicer D Accessory power socket D Seat heater 10 11 15A 15A...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 442
    B 3.0 liter models HBC001CB Fuse panel 1 2 3 Fuse rating 15A 15A 15A Circuit D Heater fan D Heater fan D Power door lock D Keyless entry D Cigarette lighter D Remote controlled rear view mirrors D Tail light D Parking light D SRS airbag D Front fog light 4 20A 5 10A 6 7 15A 15A 12-8
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 443
    Specifications Fuse panel 8 9 Fuse rating 30A 15A Circuit D ABS (VDC) solenoid D Radio ...D Fuel pump D Rear window wiper and washer D Windshield wiper and washer D Brake light D Air ...D Wiper deicer D McIntosh audio amp (if equipped) D Accessory power socket D Seat heater 10 11 15A 15A 12 13 14 15...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 444
    ...located in the engine compartment B 2.5 liter models HBC003BB Fuse panel 1 2 3 4 5 Fuse rating 20A 20A 50A 20A 15A Circuit D Radiator cooling fan (Main) D Radiator cooling fan (Sub) D ABS motor D Rear window defogger D Hazard warning flasher D Horn D Meter D SRS airbag system warning...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 445
    Specifications Fuse panel 10 11 12 Fuse rating 15A 20A 15A Circuit D Headlight (left side) D Lighting switch D Clock D Interior light - CONTINUED - 12-11
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 446
    B 3.0 liter models HBC004BB Fuse panel 1 2 3 4 5 6 Fuse rating 30A 30A 50A 30A 20A 15A Circuit D Radiator cooling fan (...) D ABS (VDC) motor D McIntosh audio amp (if equipped) D Rear window defogger D Hazard warning flasher D Horn D Meter D SRS airbag system warning light D Automatic transmission ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 447
    Specifications Fuse panel 11 12 13 Fuse rating 15A 20A 15A Circuit D Headlight (left side) D Lighting switch D Clock D Interior light - CONTINUED - 12-13
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 448
    Bulb chart Wattage Headlight GT and OUTBACK Low beam High beam Except GT and OUTBACK Front turn signal Spot light Dome light Door step light Parking and front side marker light Front fog light Except OUTBACK OUTBACK Backup light Sedan Station wagon Luggage area light High mount ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 449
    ... identification HBD002BB 1 Emission control label 2 Vehicle identification number 3 Radio noise label (Canada model) 4 Vacuum hose connections label 5 Tire inflation pressure label 6 Certification and bar cord 7 Vehicle identification number 8 Model number plate plate label - CONTINUED - 12...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 450
    Consumer information and Reporting safety defects Uniform tire quality grading standards ...Treadwear ...Traction AA, A, B, C ...Temperature A, B, C ... 13-2 13-2 13-2 13-3 Reporting safety defects (USA) ... 13-4 13
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 451
    ... use spare tires, tires with nominal rim diameters of 12 inches or less, or to some limited production tires. All passenger car tires must confirm to Federal Safety Requirements in addition to these grades. J Treadwear The treadwear grade is a comparative rating based on the wear ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 452
    Consumer information and Reporting safety defects phalt and concrete. A tire marked C may have poor traction performance. WARNING The ... a level of performance which all passenger car tires must meet under the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards No. 109. Grades B and A represent higher levels of ...
  • 2001 Subaru Legacy | Owner's Manual - Page 453
    ... immediately inform the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in addition to notifying Subaru of America, Inc. If ..., NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer, or Subaru of America, Inc. To contact NHTSA, you may either call the Auto Safety Hotline ...



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