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
+ 11. Suspension bracket
+ 12. Steering
- 13. Body
   13.1. Introduction
   13.2. Care of a body
   13.3 Care of an upholstery and rugs
   13.4. Repair of insignificant damages of a body
   13.5. Repair of strong damages of a body
   13.6. Cowl
   13.7. Replacement of the lock of a cowl
   13.8. Replacement of a cable of the lock of a cowl
   13.9. Front grille
   13:10. Front bumper
   13:11. Rear bumper
   13:12. Forward wing
   13:13. Door upholstery
   13:14. Lock, cylinder of the lock and handle of opening of a door
   13:15. Door glass
   13:16. Window regulator
   13:17. External mirror
   13:18. Doors
   13:19. Trunk lid
   13:20. Luggage carrier lock
   13:21. Cable of opening of the lock of a luggage carrier
   13:22. Replacement of racks of support of a back door
   13:23. Back door
   13:24. Lock of a back door, external handle and cylinder of the lock
   13:25. Casings of a steering column
   13:26. Central console
   13:27. Dashboard elements
   13:28. Dashboard
   13:29. Air inlet lattice
   13:30. Front seats
+ 14. Electric equipment


13:18. Doors


1. Close door glass, then disconnect a weight wire from the accumulator.
2. Open a door and prop up it supports or jacks, having laid between them and a door pure rags.
3. Remove an upholstery of a door and a protective film.
4. Disconnect electric sockets in a door and take them from a door that they did not interfere with removal of a door.
5. Using a marker, note the provision of bolts of fastening of hinges of a door.
6. Unscrew bolts of fastening of hinges of a door and remove a door


Installation is made in the sequence, the return to removal.


1. After installation of a door check that the gap on perimeter of a door was everywhere identical, and also that the external surface of a door was aflush with other elements of a body.
2. For adjustment of a gap on perimeter of a door weaken bolts of fastening of hinges of a door and, moving a door, adjust its situation then tighten fastening bolts.
3. Check that the door lock accurately comes on the shock plate located on a rack.
4. If adjustment is necessary, weaken the screws fixing a shock plate, move a shock plate and tighten fastening screws.