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


13.6. Cowl


1. Open a cowl and support it in this situation.
2. Using a marker, note position of hinges on a cowl.
3. Enclose pure rags under cowl knots to protect a paint and varnish covering of the car at removal of a cowl.
4. Disconnect electric sockets and wires which connect a cowl to a car body.
5. Having the assistant, support a cowl and remove racks of support of a cowl. Unscrew the bolts fixing a cowl to hinges.
6. Remove a cowl from the car.


1. Installation is made in the sequence of the return to removal.
2. Level a cowl according to earlier made tags and screw bolts.
3. Adjust the provision of a cowl so that at the closed cowl the gap on perimeter of a cowl was identical from all directions.
4. If adjustment of provision of a shock plate of the lock of a cowl is required, weaken bolts of fastening of a shock plate and move it to required position then tighten fastening bolts.
5. For adjustment of a forward part of a cowl on height it is necessary to screw in or unscrew the rubber pillows located on a forward cross-piece over headlights.