Subaru Legacy: Replacement of brake pad and lining - Maintenance and service - Subaru Legacy Owners ManualSubaru Legacy: Replacement of brake pad and lining

CAUTION

If you continue to drive despite the scraping noise from the audible brake pad wear indicator, it will result in the need for costly brake rotor repair or replacement.

The right front disc brake and the right rear disc brake have audible wear indicators

The right front disc brake and the right rear disc brake have audible wear indicators on the brake pads. If the brake pads wear close to their service limit, the wear indicator makes a very audible scraping noise when the brake pedal is applied.

If you hear this scraping noise each time you apply the brake pedal, have the brake pads serviced by your SUBARU dealer as soon as possible.

Checking the clutch pedal free play
1) 0.19 – 0.44 in (5 – 11 mm) Lightly press the clutch pedal down with your finger until you feel resistance, and check the free play. If the free play is not within proper specification, co ...

Breaking-in of new brake pads and linings
When replacing the brake pad or lining, use only genuine SUBARU parts. After replacement, the new parts must be broken in as follows: ...

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Sunroof (if equipped)
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Fuses
CAUTION Never replace a fuse with one having a higher rating or with material other than a fuse because serious damage or a fire could result. The fuses are designed to melt during an overload to ...

Hood
Release the lock from the inside of the vehicle to open the hood. Pull the hood release lever. The hood will pop up slightly. Pull up the auxiliary catch lever and lift the hood. CAUTION & ...