Subaru Legacy

since 1990-1998 release

Repair and operation of the car

Subaru Legacy
+ 1.1. Identification numbers
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Engines
+ 4. Heating, ventilation
+ 5. Fuel system
+ 6. Exhaust system
+ 7. Systems of start, ignition
+ 8. Transmissions
+ 9. Coupling, shaft
- 10. Brake system
   10.1. Introduction
   10.2. Technical characteristics
   10.3. Replacement of brake shoes on disk brakes
   10.4. Support of disk brakes
   10.5. Brake disk
   10.6. Replacement of brake shoes of drum brakes
   10.7. Working brake cylinder
   10.8. Main brake cylinder
   10.9. Brake pipelines and hoses
   10:10. Replacement of the regulator of pressure
   10:11. Pumping of the hydraulic brake system
   10:12. Adjustment of the emergency brake
   10:13. Replacement of a cable of the emergency brake
   10:14. Replacement of brake shoes of the emergency brake on back disk brakes
   10:15. Additional brake system
   10:16. Vacuum amplifier of brakes
   10:17. Stoplight switch
   10:18. Anti-blocking system of brakes (ABS)
+ 11. Suspension bracket
+ 12. Steering
+ 13. Body
+ 14. Electric equipment


10:16. Vacuum amplifier of brakes


1. Press a brake pedal several times at the idle engine to create the identical pressure close to atmospheric in cavities of the vacuum amplifier.
2. At the same time determine by the effort enclosed to a pedal whether there is no jamming of the case of the valve.
3. Stop a brake pedal in the middle of its course and start the engine. At the serviceable vacuum amplifier the brake pedal after start of the engine has to leave forward.
4. If the pedal does not leave forward, check fastening of a tip of a hose, a condition of fastening of a flange of a tip in the amplifier, a condition of a hose and the union.


1. Disconnect a vacuum hose from the vacuum amplifier of brakes.
2. Remove the main brake cylinder.
3. In interior of the car disconnect a pusher of the vacuum amplifier of brakes from the top part of a pedal of a brake.
4. Unscrew 4 nuts of fastening and take the vacuum amplifier of brakes from a motor compartment.


1. Installation is made in the sequence, the return to removal.
2. At installation of the new vacuum amplifier of brakes check distance from a pusher axis to the case of the vacuum amplifier of brakes (L).
3. For adjustment of size of a vystupaniye of a pusher from the vacuum amplifier of brakes weaken a lock-nut and, rotating a pusher, establish a pusher axis at the required distance from the case of the vacuum amplifier of brakes.
4. Remove air from hydraulic system of brakes.