Question about 1996 Subaru Legacy

1 Answer

I have a 1996 subaru awd legacy wagon. The rear running lights do not work and I got pulled over and ticketed for this at night. My question is, do I need to change a blown fuse or do I need to change the bulbs?. If I need to change the bulbs which ones and if it is only a fuse how to I find the right one?

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    New Friend:

    An expert that has 1 follower.

    Cheetah:

    An expert who has answered 20 or more questions within one hour.

  • Expert
  • 120 Answers

Sounds like a fuse and you should have a diagram on your fuse box that tells you which fuses are what.

Posted on Dec 30, 2017

Ad

5 Suggested Answers

Anonymous

SOURCE:

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
hondaman900

Stephen McGloughlin

  • 40 Answers

SOURCE: 1993 Subaru Legacy Wagon: Bumpy Brakes

Your '93 Legacy was one of the first cars to provide ABS as standard. If your ABS is activating, you'll feel a fast pulsing feel when braking, is that what you experience? 
If it's more of a brake pedal movement that changes frequency with the cars change of speed, and when moving slowly it feels slower and more pronounced, you likely have a warped rotor. 
An ABS issue should be checked out by a Subaru mechanic. If it's the rotor, then the offending rotor will have to be machined or replaced. If you can identify the rotor that's warped (with the car on stands, rig up a steel ruler so that it touches the rotor, and spin the wheel by hand. If it touches intermittently, then the rotor is warped) you may be able to remove it yourself (buy a workshop manual for instructions) and bring it to a brake shop and have it machined. This is far cheaper than they doing the whole job. 
However, if you're not comfortable with these suggestions, then have a brake shop do it for you. This is an important safety device (obviously) and worth the money to have it done correctly. Early Legacy's are pretty much bullet-proof and last forever, so the investment will be worthwhile.
Hope this helps.

Posted on Dec 27, 2008

Gary

  • 111 Answers

SOURCE: subaru legacy wagon

This problem is usually caused when the transfer solenoid/valve assembly goes bad, it's located in the transmission extension housing & needs to be replaced. it can be done without removing the transmission.

Posted on Jan 08, 2009

danhunt

  • 22 Answers

SOURCE: Need a free on line repair manual

Try this online PDF download for the 96 legacy:

http://www.onlinefreeebooks.net/automotive-machinery-power-equipment-ebooks/subaru/1996-subaru-legacy-service-manual-owners-manual-service-supplement-tsb-pdf.html

Posted on Jun 14, 2009

drallim

  • 4088 Answers

SOURCE: '97 subaru legacy L,AWD wagon, 2.2L, auto trans.

Do you hear a 'click' when the key is turned to start? Have someone try the key while you listen under the hood. It should be the starter solenoid clicking. You need either a test light or voltmeter to test further. One large terminal on the solenoid has the large wire from the battery positive, and should always show voltage/light at all times. Test the other side of the solenoid (large terminal) that is connected to the terminal on the starter motor. It should show light/voltage when the key is turned. If it doesn't, the solenoid must be replaced. If it does show light/voltage, then the starter motor is defective (probably brushes). If you get no click when turning the key, test the small terminal on the solenoid, you should see a voltage/light change when the key is turned. If you see a change, but no click, the solenoid coil is open or the case of the solenoid is not grounding where it is mounted. Try loosening the mounting and re-tighten. If no help, replace the solenoid. If you see no change at the small terminal, remove the wire from it and using a spare piece of wire, touch the small terminal to, first, the large terminal that the battery is connected to, then to the the mounting bolt for the solenoid. If the solenoid is good, the starter should operate with one of these two tests. In that case, the starter position of key switch is open--replace the ignition switch.

Posted on Sep 15, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

1992 Subaru legacy wagon will not shift up from first gear. it is an AT.


run the fault but all you describe is operated from the VSS sensor ( vehicle speed sensor)
it tells the cruise control the vehicle speed , tells the TCM the vehicle speed so that ratios can be changed, activates the speedo,and will report with a check engine light to report a transmission problem
run the fault codes first

Mar 05, 2017 | Subaru Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Why is my AWD light blinking?


The light is more then likely being triggered by the computer seeing two different readings from the two vehicle speed sensors(front and rear)

May 13, 2014 | 2005 Subaru Legacy Wagon

3 Answers

1996 subaru legacy wagon 2.2 AWD leaking tranny fluid out of bell housing. Transmission lines not leaking. Assume it's coming off of the shaft on the torque converter. What seals could be leaking? & can...


I'm not sure about what gasket to check, but I've always left my manual tranny's connected to the transaxles and removed the axles at the transaxle. This made simpler by popping the ball joints out, thus allowing the hub assembly to swing away. Hope this helps.

Jan 20, 2014 | 1996 Subaru Legacy

1 Answer

Which fuse is for mirrors for subaru impreza 1998 - 1.5l ?


1998 Impreza L Coupe, L Sedan, L Sport Wagon, RS Coupe AWD, 2.2 or 2.5 engine, need to know to help with

Feb 08, 2010 | 1996 Subaru Legacy

1 Answer

Need a free on line repair manual


Try this online PDF download for the 96 legacy:

http://www.onlinefreeebooks.net/automotive-machinery-power-equipment-ebooks/subaru/1996-subaru-legacy-service-manual-owners-manual-service-supplement-tsb-pdf.html

Jun 12, 2009 | 1996 Subaru Legacy

2 Answers

How do you replace the fuel pump in 1992 2wd Subaru Legacy Wagon


  1. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
  2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  3. Remove the rear exhaust pipe and muffler assembly.
  4. On All Wheel Drive (AWD) vehicles, remove the rear differential assembly and the rear crossmember. You do not have AWD so this step is not for you
  5. Remove the fuel filler cap and drain the fuel into a suitable container.
  6. Remove the fuel filler pipe protector.
  7. Raise and support the vehicle safely on jackstands.
  8. Remove the fuel filler, air vent and delivery hoses.
  9. On AWD vehicles, disconnect the air breather hoses and evaporation hose from the pipes.
  10. Support the fuel tank with a floor jack or equivalent lifting device.
  11. Loosen the attaching bolts and lower the fuel tank slightly.
  12. Disconnect the fuel pump harness

Feb 18, 2009 | 1992 Subaru Legacy

1 Answer

Subaru legacy wagon


This problem is usually caused when the transfer solenoid/valve assembly goes bad, it's located in the transmission extension housing & needs to be replaced. it can be done without removing the transmission.

Jan 06, 2009 | 1990 Subaru Legacy

1 Answer

95 Legacy Ls Wagon all-wheel drive does not work.


Check the awd fuse first, if this is ok then it is likely to be in the transmission the awd section is seperate to the rest of the trans, it has its own solonoid pack which can be a problem. Take to a trans specialist for an accurate diagnosis if the fuse is ok. If the fuse is missing come back to me for further info

Dec 21, 2008 | 1995 Subaru Legacy

Not finding what you are looking for?
1996 Subaru Legacy Logo

Related Topics:

64 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Subaru Experts

Marvin
Marvin

Level 3 Expert

85223 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22485 Answers

Jonah Oneal

Level 3 Expert

14092 Answers

Are you a Subaru Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...