20 Most Recent 2003 Subaru Outback Questions & Answers


passenger side rear

2003 Subaru... | Answered on Jun 30, 2019


The brake booster is not connect to the wheels. More likely is that the oe or more of caliper slides are jammed with rust. If one usually the lower one) is jamming, the caliper twists on the rotor and the pads make all sort of rattling or squeaking noise. A worn wheel bearing allows the pads to be pushed away from the rotor: a mushy brake pedal or grinding noises are the common result.

2003 Subaru... | Answered on Mar 03, 2018


this could be a fuel system issue or the transmission go to a general mechanic first to troubleshoot the car. if its the transmission then go to a specialist for that

2003 Subaru... | Answered on Jan 28, 2018


Try reprogramming both again, starting with the one which works sporadically.

2003 Subaru... | Answered on Jul 11, 2017


Howdy Grichards360,

Not knowing the AGE of your AC only makes it a wee
bit harder to speculate... (good news though)...
INTERMITENT operation = cheap & easy.

SUFFICE it to say REALLY EXPENSIVE issues
are like HATE & UGLY... They stay (and accumulate).

My BEST GUESS is your system pressure is
right at the THRESHOLD where designers
have CORRECTLY (even mercifully) decided it is
marginal enough not to USELESSLY operate the
components at all...

An ideal time (and stable enough system) to
"top-up" your refrigerant charge... (see below)

unless you live in CALIFORNIA ... you should easily be able to purchase a kit to accomplish this TASK yourself.

Two CAUTIONS here:

1). Refrigerants can be quite dangerous...
(read & heed precautions (especially refrigerant TYPE)).

2). "Top-Up" is a STUNT... Proper maintenance would
dictate a serious consideration be given to PROPER
lubrication. If this is the first time in 10 or 15years you will
PROBABLY be fine...

(ELSE: study up or comment back).

Hope this helps

Carnac the Magnificent

2003 Subaru... | Answered on May 29, 2017


should have gone with a plug and play connector

use this guide
http://www.modifiedlife.com/2003-subaru-outback-wagon-car-radio-stereo-wiring-diagram

2003 Subaru... | Answered on Mar 31, 2017


run the fault codes and look for problem cam or crank position sensor
could be a problem engine mount that is being started by a misfire

2003 Subaru... | Answered on Mar 02, 2017


Hi Logan, You need to take your registration papers with your licence (licence is to prove YOU own the car) to a car dealer ie: Holden, Ford, Toyota, Chrysler and ask at the sales office for the RADIO SECURITY PIN NUMBER, You'll receive your BCM security number, Car key number-Ignition, Radio security pin number and Radio serial number. These numbers belong to that car and once you have them DON'T loose them because in Australia some dealers charge a fee and some don't.... Hope this helped....CHEERS..

2003 Subaru... | Answered on Apr 02, 2016


you will have to un jam the changer please rate me

2003 Subaru... | Answered on Mar 16, 2016


Did you turn the temp switch back to the blue (or cold) end? If it's still in the red section, if will only blow heat.

2003 Subaru... | Answered on Nov 02, 2015


The window regulator is bad , happens on all vehicles ! You need to take door panel off first !Here is a video how to do it. How To Install Replace Remove Door Panel Subaru Outback 00 04 1AAuto com

Can't find a video for the Subaru regulator so added one for a Hyundai , mite be close ! How To Install Replace Front Power Window Regulator 2001 06 Hyundai Elantra

2003 Subaru... | Answered on May 14, 2015


putting water in a radiator will not work... water boils away quickly. You need to put antifreeze in it instead. If you are not sure how to do this ask a trusted friend or reliable mechanic

2003 Subaru... | Answered on Jan 12, 2015


remove the plastic cover at the base of the wiper and tighten the nut but first make sure the wiper is in home position

2003 Subaru... | Answered on Nov 20, 2014


the plastic screw/clips which is at the front of floor console trim can be pried out and reused the screw part is to make it reusable
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2003 Subaru... | Answered on Nov 04, 2014


Your cabin filter is located behind the glove box.
First you will need to remove the glove box. Open the glove box, and on the left and right side on the inside, there will be a retainer that you will need to pull out. This will cause your glove box to fall forward, exposing all of the screws. Unscrew the 10 screws around the outer edge of the glove box, and pull the unit down and out of your way.
After the glove box is removed, you will be able to see the HVAC casing. You will see the access door to the cabin filter, held in with some clips. Disconnect the resistor connector that is in your way, then remove the four clips in order to access the filters.
Once you pull the filters out, you can install the new ones in reverse order. Make sure that the arrows on the filters are pointing up, and that the door is sealed properly when you close it back up.
Good luck and please let me know if I may further assist you. -TXTEXAN

2003 Subaru... | Answered on Oct 30, 2014


tensioner for a/c belt, alternator, timing belt? you need to be more specific...

2003 Subaru... | Answered on Oct 30, 2014


There are three Phillips head screws attaching the mirrors to the vehicle. I hope this info helps!

2003 Subaru... | Answered on Sep 12, 2014


Is there a trailer hitch wiring that could be causing your problem??

2003 Subaru... | Answered on Aug 11, 2014

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