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There are two ways your car controls its idle
the throttle position sensor and the idle air control.
if the idle is rough or wanders get the idle air control checked and cleaned up. its the most common poor idle fix

Posted on Feb 25, 2013

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SOURCE: odometer light burned out 2001 subaru outback

U will need to pull the instrument cluster out and replace the light bulb for the odometer display.

Posted on Apr 27, 2009

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SOURCE: needdrive belt diagram for Subaru outback 3.0

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Posted on May 23, 2009

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SOURCE: Power steering pump replacement for Subaru Outback

REMOVAL

  1. Remove ground terminal from battery.
  2. Remove pulley belt cover bracket.



  1. Loosen lock bolt and slider bolt and remove power steering pump drive V-belt.
  2. Disconnect connector from power steering pump switch.



  1. Disconnect pipe C and suction hose from oil pump. CAUTION:
    • Do not allow fluid from the hose end to come into contact with pulley belt.
    • To prevent foreign matter from entering the hose and pipe, cover the open ends of them with a clean cloth.



  1. Remove bolts which install power steering pump bracket.



  1. Place oil pump bracket in a vise, remove two bolts from the front side of oil pump. CAUTION: Do not place oil pump bracket directly in the vise; use soft pads and hold oil pump lightly to protect the pump.



  1. Remove socket from oil pump.
  2. Remove bolt from the rear side of oil pump.

Posted on Aug 09, 2009

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SOURCE: Fuel filter location

technically it is a 2002 (first year or outback) it is in the engine compartment next to the brake master cylinder

Posted on Oct 16, 2009

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SOURCE: how do u put timing belt for 2001 subaru outback

This is not your average timing belt replacement due to being a double overhead cam that is also an interferance fit.First remove cooling fans.2-Loosen drive belts and remove.3-Remove crank pully.4-Remove timing covers.You will see 4 cam sprockets.Theses sprockets contain single and double referance marks.You will be using the double referance marks.Rotate engine until the double referance marks are facing each other.This is to be done the same way that the American autos timing Chain systems are done but you will have 2 small double lines to line up not dots.The next step is the most important step and is of utmost imortance.THE CAMSHAFT HAVE TO BE LOCKED IN PLACE--FAILURE TO DO SO CAN RESULT IN BENT VALVES.The cam sprocket holders can be bought or rented.You can make your own as well by making 2 wedges with bolt through the middle.Slip in between sprockets and tighten enough to hold sprockets.Do not use excessive torque while tightening wedges sprockets are not made of steel but rather a composite material.Next you will have to remove the tenioner.The tensioner has to be retracted and pin istalled to hold in retracted position.The tension device has to be retracted with care or will be damaged.You can not exceed 50 pounds pressure on the plunger.The simplest method is to reract while still in vehicle, it takes 15 minutes to properly retract the plunger.By pulling up on the tensioner by hand with about 18 pounds of force --50 will be exerted at the plunger.When fully retracted insert pin to hold in reracted position.Next check to make sure that cam wedges are holding and no sprocket are trying to move,when satisfied remove one of the rollers at the bottom on the side where you left hand would be standing in front.Pull off belt.Replacement belt will have referance marksone line will go to crank sprocket face up others will line up with other sprocket marks.Reinstall roller followed by tensioner then pull pin you have holding tenioner retracted.Remove wedges.Reinstall covers fans belts.Do not be intimitaded by this replacement.Everything is very easy to get to.Be sure cams are locked and that damage is not done to tensioner and it is straight forward.

Posted on Nov 06, 2009

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