Subaru Legacy: Wheel replacement - Tires and wheels - Maintenance and service - Subaru Legacy Owners ManualSubaru Legacy: Wheel replacement

When replacing wheels due, for example, to damage, make sure the replacement wheels match the specifications of the wheels that are fitted as standard equipment. Replacement wheels are available from SUBARU dealers.

WARNING

Use only those wheels that are specified for your vehicle. Wheels not meeting specifications could interfere with brake caliper operation and may cause the tires to rub against the wheel well housing during turns. The resulting loss of vehicle control could lead to an accident.

    Tire replacement
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    Aluminum wheels
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