These units are Used models with only minor cosmetic problems which will not affect the performance of the model. Once this is completed, you can remove the mounting hardware for the radio, and start tracking other components to the anti-theft bar beind the radio. I think 8mm,10mm,12mm, and 14mm sockets and wrenches, a scraper, gasket maker, breaker bar and mallet are all you need as far as tools. You can then search for this part number and find a guaranteed fit for your vehicle. All Factory radios include a 30 day warranty and are tested before shipping.
You will need a long Phillips to remove the ones in the back. These have plug wires going to them. Before you spens a fortune cause this job is basically a timing belt job with a water pump, and eng seals Have the vehicles cooling system pressure tested for leaks. There are six bolts holding the water pump in. For example, a listing may be for a premium version of your original unit such as Bose or Monsoon. You may not have to do this at all, but I found it useful, particularly since it allowed more light to reach my workspace.
I marked both outer pullies and the center drive sproket with a line of paint on the belt and the pully. The cabin air filter in your 2007 Subaru Legacy filters the air that is blown from your heater or air conditioner into the cabin of your Legacy. The new unit had a wiring harness with 12 wires, but the original had 14. It may be easier to work if you unhook the power clip on the back of the cigarette lighter, then let the trim piece hang off to the passenger side. It uses conventional right-hand threads.
Is much better than the alternatives. This model radio may need to be programmed at the dealer for it work properly. You will need to remove the dashboard fascia , as the entireassembly; heater core and duct system is sold as one unit and theunit sits dead center behind the dashboard. Remove these and the whole thing will come out. Unfortunately, I do not have the car's factory wire color information for those years.
I usually extend the cupholders out as far as they can go so the plastic face comes in and out easier. A couple things to look at. Installation is the opposite of removal. No, the picture is used for reference purposes and will not be the exact model sent. The installation - finally - was beautifully done and the new unit works perfectly with one caveat: since I had no wiring diagram, I guessed wrong on one of the wires, so my stereo is not connected to the car's battery.
Forum Last Post Threads Posts. Open arm rest and remove two screws in the front of the storage compartment and two up near the shifter, then lift that whole center console not the armrest out. If you look out close to where the engine and the inner fender meet, just a little in going back to the center, you will find two on each side on the 2. There is some very helpful information on the how-to-do-things website. You can also stop the crank from rotating by putting the car in gear and setting the parking brake. The dealership will then be able to provide you with the part numbers that will work with your vehicle. Be sure to mark where your timing belt is so that it can go back exactly as you found it.
However a weak heater hose or cooling hose clamp could give you the same results. If your Legacy has a funky odor when you turn on the heat or air conditioner, or it seems like the fan doesn't work as well as it used to, replacing your cabin air filter is a quick and cheap fix! Once those have been removed, the en … tire plastic face around the radio, cupholders, ashtray, and storage area will pull out. Pull the radio out of the dash. Make sure you use that anti-theft bar! Sometimes the tools pull out with nothing, or one may come out, or sometimes the radio comes out crooked and wont move. As this procedure is not something anyone with a life would try to describe by writing down in this format … , I'd suggest you buy the appropriate manual for your make and model Haynes is good and go from there.
Push the door panel up and away from front of the car. The two accuatingcables which control the flaps baffle plates to direct the airflow have to be adjusted precisely so leave yourself room to workbefore reassembling everything to check the air flowdistribution. You need to change it at least once a year or every 20,000 miles. Disconnect this by pressing on the one side of the plug. While doing that then pull straight out. If you have a trim removal tool it might make things a little easier. The video above shows you the cabin air filter location in your Legacy and how to change it! If some remain attached to the dash by the radio, I take a small flat head screwdriver and push in the center part of the clip, while using a needle nose plier to grip and pull out the clip.
It will come off with the use of a flat head screwdriver or similar tool. Just gently pry it away and rest it on your dashboard. It helps to work in bright light. All Factory radios include a 30 day warranty and are tested before shipping. How do you remove factory radio in a 1992 Subaru Legacy? To ensure a proper fit you will need to call the dealership and confirm that your radio can be upgraded.