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
   + 8.1. Mechanical transmission
   - 8.2. Automatic transmission
      8.2.1. Introduction
      8.2.2. Technical characteristics
      8.2.3. Diagnostics of leak of operational liquids
      8.2.4. Lever and cable of gear shifting
      8.2.5. Cable of the choice of transfers
      8.2.6. Switch of blocking of a starter and light of a backing
      8.2.7. Replacement of sealing rings
      8.2.8. Check and replacement of support of the transmission
      8.2.9. Adjustment of a brake tape
      8.2.10. Removal and installation of the transmission
+ 9. Coupling, shaft
+ 10. Brake system
+ 11. Suspension bracket
+ 12. Steering
+ 13. Body
+ 14. Electric equipment

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8.2.5. Cable of the choice of transfers


When the gear shifting lever in the car moves from situation N to other provisions, he has to move smoothly and precisely in each provision, and the index of provision of the included transfer has to specify exact situation. If indications of the index do not coincide with the correct position of the lever of gear shifting, adjust a cable of the choice of transfers as follows:

1. Check that the lever of gear shifting is installed in neutral situation.
2. Check that the engine can be started only in position of the lever of gear shifting of NEUTRAL or PARK.
3. Check that lamps of a backing light up at turning on of the reverse gear.


1. Install the gear shifting lever in neutral situation.
2. Lift the car and record on supports.
3. On the lower end of the lever of gear shifting weaken a back nut of adjustment of a cable.
4. Move a gear shifting lever cable so that the lever on the transmission could move to all provisions freely.
5. Install the lever of the choice of transfers on the transmission to neutral situation, having moved it against the stop forward, then on two clicks back (the directions are specified by shooters).
6. Rotate a forward nut on a cable until it does not concern the lower part of the lever of gear shifting (the direction is specified by an arrow) then tighten a back nut, having tightened it the required moment.
7. Check operation of the lever of gear shifting.
8. Lower the car.