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Foreword
Congratulations on choosing a SUBARU vehicle. This Owner's
Manual has all the information necessary to keep your SUBARU in
excellent condition and to properly maintain the emission control
system for minimizing emission pollutants. We urge you to read
this manual carefully so that you may understand your vehicle and
its operation. For information not found in this Owner's Manual,
such as details concerning repairs or adjustments, please contact
the SUBARU dealer from whom you purchased your SUBARU or
the nearest SUBARU dealer.
The information, specifications and illustrations found in this
manual are those in effect at the time of printing. FUJI HEAVY
INDUSTRIES LTD. reserves the right to change specifications and
designs at any time without prior notice and without incurring any
obligation to make the same or similar changes on vehicles
previously sold. This Owner's Manual applies to all models and
covers all equipment, including factory installed options. Some
explanations, therefore may be for equipment not installed in your
vehicle.
Please leave this manual in the vehicle at the time of resale. The
next owner will need the information found herein.
FUJI HEAVY INDUSTRIES LTD., TOKYO, JAPAN
is a registered trademark of FUJI HEAVY INDUSTRIES LTD.
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Copyright 2012 FUJI HEAVY INDUSTRIES LTD.

Summary of Contents

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    Foreword Congratulations on choosing a SUBARU vehicle. This Owner’s Manual has all the information necessary to keep your SUBARU in excellent condition and to properly maintain the emission control system for minimizing emission pollutants. We urge you to read this manual carefully so that you may understand your vehicle and its operation.

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    This manual describes the following types of the Legacy series. Legacy Outback...

  • Page 4: Seat, Seatbelt And Srs Airbags, Keys And Doors, Instruments And Controls, Climate Control, Audio

    & Using your Owner’s Manual Chapter 5: Audio All SUBARU vehicles distributed by This chapter informs you how to operate Subaru of America, Inc. and sold at retail Before you operate your vehicle, carefully your audio system. by an authorized SUBARU dealer in the read this manual.

  • Page 5: Specifications, Consumer Information And Reporting Safety Defects, Index

    Please read these safety warnings as well as all other portions of this manual care- Electronic brake force distri- bution fully in order to gain a better understand- ing of how to use your SUBARU vehicle Emergency locking retractor safely. Front-wheel drive WARNING...

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    CAUTION Manual transmission Windshield wiper On-board diagnostics Power door lock Research octane number Wiper intermittent SI-DRIVE SUBARU Intelligent Drive Power door unlock Supplemental restraint sys- Windshield washer Tire identification number Power window Tire pressure monitoring sys- TPMS Rear window wiper...

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    Safety precautions when Mark Name Mark Name driving Windshield defroster and foot Headlights & Seatbelt and SRS airbag outlets Turn signal Windshield defroster WARNING . All persons in the vehicle should Rear window defogger/Out- Electronic parking brake side mirror defogger/Wind- fasten their seatbelts BEFORE shield wiper deicer the vehicle starts to move.

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    & Child safety . The SRS airbags deploy with with considerable speed and considerable speed and force. force and can injure or even kill Occupants who are out of proper children, especially if they are WARNING position when the SRS airbag not restrained or improperly re- .

  • Page 9

    System airbag) F1-38. . If at any time you suspect that They could accidentally injure themselves or others through exhaust fumes are entering the & Engine exhaust gas (carbon inadvertent operation of the ve- vehicle, have the problem monoxide) hicle. Also, on hot or sunny days, checked and corrected as soon the temperature in a closed ve- as possible.

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    after taking any medications that can driving with others. Please don’t drink and drive. make you drowsy or otherwise affect your & Car phone/cell phone and ability to safely operate a motor vehicle. If Drunken driving is one of the most you have a medical condition that requires driving frequent causes of accidents.

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    CAUTION shop. warning Your vehicle should not be modified & Tire pressures other than with genuine SUBARU WARNING parts and accessories. Other types of modifications could affect its WARNING Engine exhaust, some of its consti-...

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    & Noise from under the vehicle depressing the accelerator and/or brake pedal; and, NOTE . How fast the vehicle was traveling. You may hear a noise from under the vehicle approximately 5 to 10 hours These data can help provide a better after the engine is turned off.

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  • Page 14: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags Keys and doors Instruments and controls Climate control Audio Interior equipment Starting and operating Driving tips In case of emergency Appearance care Maintenance and service Specifications Consumer information and Reporting safety defects Index...

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    Engine hood (page 11-7) Illustrated index Headlight switch (page 3-41) & Exterior Bulb replacement (page 11-43) Wiper switch (page 3-46) Moonroof (page 2-39) Roof rail with integrated crossbars (page 8-14) Door locks (page 2-6) Tire pressure (page 11-30) Flat tires (page 9-6) 10) Fog light switch (page 3-44) 11) Tie-down hooks (page 9-14) 12) Towing hook (page 9-14)

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    Rear window defogger switch (page 3-49) Fuel filler lid and cap (page 7-4) Child safety locks (page 2-31) Towing hook (page 9-14) Tie-down holes (page 9-14) Trunk lid (page 2-35) Rear gate (page 2-38) Bulb replacement (page 11-47) Rear wiper switch (page 3-48) –...

  • Page 17

    & Interior Lower anchorages for child restraint system (page 1-33) ! Passenger compartment area Seatbelt (page 1-14) Center console (page 6-6) Front seat (page 1-2) Rear seat (page 1-9)

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    Top tether anchorages (page 1-35) Cargo area light (page 6-3) Rear center seatbelt (page 1-19) Cargo area cover (page 6-15) – CONTINUED –...

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    Shift lever (MT) (page 7-20)/Select lever (AT and CVT) (page 7-23) Climate control (page 4-1) Audio (page 5-1) Navigation system (Refer to the Owner s Manual supplement for the navigation system) Multi function display (page 3-33) Glove box (page 6-6) Accessory power outlet (page 6-10) Cup holder (page 6-8)

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    & Instrument panel Door locks (page 2-6) Electronic parking brake switch (page 7-36) Hill Holder switch (page 7-37) Trunk lid opener switch (page 2-35) Vehicle Dynamics Control OFF switch (page 7-33) Remote control mirror switch (page 3-63) Illumination brightness control (page 3-44) Light control switch (page 3-41) Audio control buttons (page 5-37)

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    & Light control and wiper control levers/switches Windshield wiper (page 3-45) Mist (page 3-46) Windshield washer (page 3-47) Rear window wiper and washer switch (page 3-48) Wiper intermittent time control switch (page 3-47) Wiper control lever (page 3-46) Light control switch (page 3-41) Front fog light switch (page 3-44) Headlight ON/OFF/AUTO (page 3-41) 10) Headlight flasher High/Low beam...

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    & Combination meter Trip meter A/B selection and trip meter reset knob (page 3-9) ! U.S. spec. models (type A) Tachometer (page 3-10) ECO gauge (page 3-11) Speedometer (page 3-8) Multi function display switching knob (page 3-33) Fuel gauge (page 3-10) Trip meter and odometer (page 3-8) Temperature gauge (page 3-11) –...

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    Trip meter A/B selection and trip meter ! U.S. spec. models (type B) reset knob (page 3-9) Tachometer (page 3-10) Trip meter and odometer (page 3-8) Speedometer (page 3-8) Multi function display switching knob (page 3-33) Fuel gauge (page 3-10) Coolant temperature warning/indicator light (page 3-16) ECO gauge (page 3-11)

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    Trip meter A/B selection and trip meter ! Except U.S. spec. models (type A) reset knob (page 3-9) Tachometer (page 3-10) ECO gauge (page 3-11) Speedometer (page 3-8) Multi function display switching knob (page 3-33) Fuel gauge (page 3-10) Trip meter and odometer (page 3-8) Temperature gauge (page 3-11) –...

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    Trip meter A/B selection and trip meter ! Except U.S. spec. models (type B) reset knob (page 3-9) Tachometer (page 3-10) Trip meter and odometer (page 3-8) Speedometer (page 3-8) Multi function display switching knob (page 3-33) Fuel gauge (page 3-10) Coolant temperature warning/indicator light (page 3-16) ECO gauge (page 3-11)

  • Page 26: Table Of Contents

    & Warning and indicator lights Mark Name Page Mark Name Page Mark Name Page Brake system warning High beam indicator 3-21 3-31 light light Seatbelt warning light 3-13 Hill Holder indicator Front fog light indicator 3-23 3-32 light light (if equipped) Front passenger s 3-13 seatbelt warning light...

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    Function settings A SUBARU dealer can change the settings of the functions shown in the following table to meet your personal requirements. Contact the nearest SUBARU dealer for details. Item Function Possible settings Default setting Page Alarm system Alarm system...

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    Item Function Possible settings Default setting Page Auto on/off headlights Sensitivity of the operation of the auto on/ Min/Low/Mid/Max Normal 3-41 off headlights *: If equipped...

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  • Page 30: Seatbelt Warning Light

    ............1-39 Automatic/Emergency Locking Retractor Components ............1-45 (A/ELR) ............1-15 SUBARU advanced frontal airbag system, SRS Seatbelt warning light and chime ......1-16 side airbag and SRS curtain airbag ....1-48 Fastening the seatbelt ........1-16 System operation..........

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    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags Front seats used in the upright position in a collision, the risk of sliding under the lap belt and of the lap belt WARNING sliding up over the abdomen will increase, and both can result in .

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    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags & Manual seat (if equipped) for the child’s age, height and weight. ! Forward and backward adjustment Secure ALL types of child restraint devices (including forward facing child seats) in the REAR seats at all times. NEVER INSTALL A REARWARD FA- CING CHILD SEAT IN THE FRONT SEAT.

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    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags & Power seat (if equipped) ! Reclining the seatback ! Seat height adjustment (driver’s seat) ! Driver’s seat Pull the reclining lever up and adjust the When the lever is pushed down, the seat seatback to the desired position. Then is lowered.

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    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags . Before adjusting the seat, make ! Front passenger’s seat (if backward. During forward/backward ad- justment of the seat, you cannot adjust sure that cargo or the hands and equipped) the seat cushion angle or seat cushion feet of rear seat passengers are height.

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    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags – Press button “1” or “2” Some of your desired seat positions can be registered. Register the seat position with button 1 or 2 or each of the access keys and retrieve the seat position. The following seat positions can be registered.

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    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags NOTE driver’s door is opened, the registered . If the registered seat position cannot seat position can be retrieved even if the ignition switch is in the “LOCK” or be retrieved after performing the pre- “OFF”...

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    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags 3. The chirp sound sounds, and the To remove: Seat heater (if equipped) registered seat position is cleared. While pressing the release button, pull out the head restraint. & Head restraint adjustment To install: Install the head restraint into the holes that are located on the top of the seatback until the head restraint locks.

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    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags . Do not put anything on the seat The seat heater operates when the igni- Rear seats tion switch is either in the Acc or ON which insulates against heat, position. such as a blanket, cushion, or similar items.

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    1-10 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags & Reclining the seatback (Out- cargo area cover when you re- back) cline the rear seat. . Move the front cover of the cargo area cover backward so that the cover is not damaged by the reclined seatback.

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    1-11 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags & Folding down the rear seat- move out from the cargo area, back which could cause serious injury or death. . After returning the rear seat to its WARNING original position, be certain to .

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    1-12 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags & Head restraint adjustment ! Outback ! Rear window side seating position Both the rear window side seats and the rear center seat are equipped with head restraints. WARNING . Never drive the vehicle with the head restraints removed because they are designed to reduce the risk of serious neck injury in the...

  • Page 42

    1-13 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags ! Rear center seating position that the center of the head restraint is closest to the top of the occupant s ears. When the seats are not occupied, lower CAUTION the head restraints to improve rearward The head restraint is not intended to visibility.

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    1-14 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags . Put children in the rear seat extended position. When the rear center Seatbelts seating position is not occupied, lower the properly restrained at all times. & Seatbelt safety tips head restraint to improve rearward visibi- The SRS airbag deploys with lity.

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    1-15 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags & Emergency Locking Retrac- shoulder belt fit. Care must be taken to According to accident statistics, securely place the lap belt as low as children are safer when properly tor (ELR) possible on the hips and not on the child s restrained in the rear seating The driver s seatbelt has an Emergency waist.

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    1-16 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags When securing a child restraint system on instead of across the weaker the rear seats by using a seatbelt, the abdomen. seatbelt must be changed over to the . Seatbelts provide maximum re- Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) mode. straint when the occupant sits For instructions on how to install the child well back and upright in the seat.

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    1-17 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags ! Front seatbelts until you hear a click. ! Adjusting the front seat shoulder belt anchor height 1. Adjust the seat position: Driver’s seat: Adjust the seatback to the upright position. Move the seat as far from the steering wheel as practical while still maintaining full vehicle control.

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    1-18 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags ! Rear seatbelts (except rear center WARNING seatbelt on Outback) When wearing the seatbelts, make 1. Sit well back in the seat. sure the shoulder portion of the 2. Pick up the tongue plate and pull the webbing does not pass over your belt out slowly.

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    1-19 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags Push the button on the buckle. Before closing the door, make sure that the belts are retracted properly to avoid catching the belt webbing in the door. ! Rear center seatbelt on Outback WARNING WARNING Fastening the seatbelt with the web- Be sure to fasten both tongue plates...

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    1-20 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags 2. Pull out the seatbelt slowly from the retractor. Rear center seatbelt is stowed in the 4. After fastening the seatbelt, make sure recess of the ceiling. that the mark on the connector (tongue) and the mark on the buckle 3.

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    1-21 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags CENTER on the left-hand side until it ! Unfastening the seatbelt clicks. 1. Insert a key or other hard pointed object into the slot in the connector Push the release button of the center (buckle) on the right-hand side and push 6.

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    1-22 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags & Seatbelt maintenance To clean the seatbelts, use a mild soap and lukewarm water. Never bleach or dye the belts because this could seriously affect their strength. Inspect the seatbelts and attachments including the webbing and all hardware periodically for cracks, cuts, gashes, tears, damage, loose bolts or worn areas.

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    . If the front seatbelt assembly or small amount of smoke will be released. surrounding area has been damaged, These occurrences are normal and not contact your SUBARU dealer as soon harmful. This smoke does not indicate a as possible. Seatbelt retractor assembly (shoulder fire in the vehicle.

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    SUBARU seatbelt pretensioners, see your dealer. operate, contact your SUBARU dealer nearest SUBARU dealer. as soon as possible. . Tampering with or disconnecting . When discarding front seatbelt the system’s wiring could result...

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    (LATCH) F1-33). Child restraint systems modification Children could be endangered in an Always consult your SUBARU dealer if accident if their child restraints are not you want to install any accessory parts to properly secured in the vehicle. When your vehicle.

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    Never let a passenger hold a child Children should be properly re- The following descriptions are SUBARU s on his or her lap while the vehicle is strained at all times. Never allow a recommendations on where to place a moving.

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    1-27 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags installing a child restraint system. WARNING Some types of child restraints might not be able to be secured firmly due to projection Put children in the rear seat properly of the seat cushion. restrained at all times. The SRS airbag deploys with considerable In this seating position, you should use speed and force and can injure or...

  • Page 57

    1-28 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags & Choosing a child restraint & Installing child restraint sys- CAUTION system tems with A/ELR seatbelt When you install a child restraint system, follow the manufacturer’s WARNING instructions supplied with it. After . Child restraint systems and seat- installing the child restraint system, belts can become hot in a vehicle check to ensure that it is held...

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    1-29 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags or around the child restraint system following the instructions provided by its manufacturer. 3. Insert the tongue plate into the buckle until you hear a click. 6. Push and pull the child restraint 8. To remove the child restraint system, system forward and side to side to check press the release button on the seatbelt that it is firmly secured in the center of the...

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    1-30 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags NOTE When the child restraint system is no longer in use, remove it and restore the ELR function of the retractor. That function is restored by retracting the seatbelt fully. ! Installing forward facing child re- straint 4.

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    1-31 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags & Installing a booster seat tether anchorages F1-35. WARNING . Child restraint systems and seat- belts can become hot in a vehicle that has been closed up in sunny weather; they could burn a small child.

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    1-32 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags . Never place the shoulder belt following the instructions provided by its CAUTION manufacturer. under the child’s arm or behind 3. Insert the tongue plate into the buckle the child’s back. If an accident When you install a child restraint occurs, this can increase the risk system, follow the manufacturer’s...

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    1-33 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags & Installation of child restraint tight and secure, the danger of your systems by use of lower and child suffering personal injury in the event of an accident may be in- tether anchorages (LATCH) creased.

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    1-34 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags the rear seat window-side seating posi- rear seat seatbacks. These marks indicate tions. For each window-side seating posi- the positions of the lower anchorages tion, two lower anchorages are provided. (bars). Each lower anchorage is located behind Each lower anchorage is located behind the cover of seatback bottom.

  • Page 64

    3. Connect the top tether hook to the SUBARU dealer. tether anchorage and firmly tighten the tether. For information on how to set the & Top tether anchorages top tether, refer to Top tether anchorages F1-35.

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    1-36 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags ! To hook the top tether instructions by the child restraint system ! Outback manufacturer. CAUTION Since a top tether can provide additional stability by offering another connection . Always remove the head restraint between a child restraint system and the when mounting a child restraint vehicle, we recommend that you use a top...

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    1-37 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags 3. Open the cover flaps to use the ! Outback anchorages. 2. Remove the head restraint at the seating position where the child restraint 1. Remove the head restraint at the system has been installed with the seat- 4.

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    1-38 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags 4. Tighten the top tether securely. *SRS airbag (Supplemental Restraint System airbag) *SRS: This stands for supplemental re- straint system. This name is used be- cause the airbag system supplements the vehicle s seatbelts. Your vehicle is equipped with a supple- mental restraint system in addition to a lap/shoulder belt at each front seating...

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    1-39 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags & General precautions regard- to help avoid injuries that can and the front passenger should ing SRS airbag system result when an occupant is not move the seat as far back as seated in a proper upright posi- possible and sit upright and well tion.

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    1-40 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags to the SRS side airbag. that can result when the SRS SRS side airbag deployment. airbag contacts an occupant not . Since your vehicle is equipped . Do not place any objects over or in proper position such as one with SRS curtain airbags, do not near the SRS airbag cover or...

  • Page 70

    1-41 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags injury. other accessory in such a loca- tion could be propelled through the cabin with great force by the curtain airbag, or it could prevent correct deployment of the curtain airbag. In either case, the result could be serious injuries.

  • Page 71

    1-42 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags tain airbags. restraint device or in a seatbelt, whichever is appropriate for the Before hanging clothing on the coat child’s age, height and weight. hooks, make sure there are no sharp objects in the pockets. Hang cloth- Secure ALL types of child restraint ing directly on the coat hooks with- devices (including forward facing...

  • Page 72

    1-43 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags WARNING NEVER INSTALL A REARWARD FA- CING CHILD SEAT IN THE FRONT SEAT. DOING SO RISKS SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH TO THE CHILD BY PLACING THE CHILD’S HEAD TOO CLOSE TO THE SRS AIRBAG. WARNING Never hold a child on your lap or in your arms.

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    1-44 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags seat facing the side window blems after SRS airbag deploys, get fresh air promptly. – Wrap his/her arms around the . A deploying SRS airbag releases front seat seatback hot gas. Occupants could get –...

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    1-45 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags & Components The SRS airbags are stowed in the following locations. Driver’s SRS frontal airbag: in the center portion of the steering wheel Front passenger’s SRS frontal airbag: near the top of the dashboard under an SRS AIRBAG mark SRS side airbag: in the door side of each front seat seatback which bears an SRS...

  • Page 75

    1-46 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags Front sub sensor (right-hand side) Front passenger s frontal airbag ON and Airbag control module (including impact OFF indicator sensor [all models] and rollover sensor Front sub sensor (left-hand side) [Outback]) Frontal airbag module (front passenger s SRS airbag system warning light side) Frontal airbag module (driver s side)

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    1-47 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags – CONTINUED –...

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    Front door impact sensor (left-hand side) For the locations of the driver s SRS Curtain airbag module (right-hand side) Your vehicle is equipped with a SUBARU frontal airbag, front passenger s SRS Front passenger s occupant detection advanced frontal airbag system that com-...

  • Page 78

    Have the system inspected by your not locked securely, adjust them such as by kicking. SUBARU dealer immediately if the SRS again. For adjusting procedure, refer to “Manual seat” F1-3 airbag system warning light illuminates.

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    1-50 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags . Do not place any article on the ! Conditions in which front passen- WARNING seat other than the child occu- ger’s SRS frontal airbag is not activated pant and a child restraint system. NEVER INSTALL A REARWARD FA- CING CHILD SEAT IN THE FRONT .

  • Page 80

    Children who have outgrown a child . Do not place any article under the contact your SUBARU dealer for an restraint system should always wear the front passenger ’s seat, or inspection.

  • Page 81

    Servco Subaru Inc., dba Subaru Hawaii off for 2 seconds. Now, the ON indicator by an adult 2850 Pukoloa Street, Suite 202, Honolulu,...

  • Page 82

    1-53 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags & System operation ! SUBARU advanced frontal airbag activation or deactivation condition of the front passenger s SRS frontal airbag operation CAUTION depending on the total load on the front passenger s seat monitored by the front...

  • Page 83

    1-54 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags not impaired. The time required from the visible damage done to the vehicle ! Examples of the types of accidents detecting impact to the deflation of the itself. in which it is possible that the SRS airbag after deployment is shorter driver’s/driver’s and front passen- ! Examples of accident in which the...

  • Page 84

    1-55 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags both driver s and front passenger s SRS frontal airbags may be activated when the vehicle sustains a hard impact in the undercarriage area from the road surface (such as when the vehicle plunges into a deep ditch, is severely impacted or knocked hard against an obstacle on the road such as a curb).

  • Page 85

    1-56 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags The vehicle strikes an object, such as a ! Examples of the types of accidents in which deployment of the driver’s/driver’s telephone pole or sign pole. and front passenger’s SRS frontal airbag(s) is unlikely to occur The vehicle slides under the load bed of a truck.

  • Page 86

    If the vehicle is damaged in an speed frontal collision. in most cases accident but the SRS frontal airbag does not deploy, contact your SUBARU dealer as soon as possi- ble. ! SRS side airbag and SRS curtain airbag operation First impact...

  • Page 87

    1-58 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags dently of the driver s and front passen- airbag on the impacted side to inflate. partment during a side impact collision. ger s SRS frontal airbags in the steering That level differs from one type of collision For Outback models, if the rollover sensor wheel and instrument panel.

  • Page 88

    1-59 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags ! Example of the type of accident in ! Examples of the types of accidents which the SRS side airbag will most in which the SRS curtain airbag will likely deploy most likely deploy Legacy models A severe side impact near the front seat activates the SRS side airbag.

  • Page 89

    1-60 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags The vehicle is involved in a severe side Outback models impact near the front seat or the rear seat. The vehicle rolls onto its side or the roof. The angle of vehicle tip-up is marginal or the skidding vehicle s tires hit a curb- stone laterally.

  • Page 90

    1-61 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags Hitting a curb, edge of pavement or hard ! Examples of the types of accidents in which it is possible that the SRS side surface airbag and the SRS curtain airbag will deploy (Outback) Falling into or jumping over a deep hole Landing hard or vehicle falling It is possible that the SRS side and curtain...

  • Page 91

    1-62 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags The vehicle is involved in an oblique ! Examples of the types of accidents in which the SRS side airbag is unlikely to side-on impact. deploy The vehicle is involved in a side-on impact in an area outside the vicinity of the passenger compartment.

  • Page 92

    1-63 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags The vehicle is involved in an oblique ! Examples of the types of accidents in which the SRS curtain airbag is unlikely side-on impact. to deploy The vehicle is involved in a side-on impact in an area outside the vicinity of Legacy models the passenger compartment.

  • Page 93

    1-64 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags The vehicle is involved in an oblique Outback models side-on impact. The vehicle is involved in a side-on impact in an area outside the vicinity of the passenger compartment. The vehicle strikes a telephone pole or similar object.

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    1-65 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags The vehicle is struck from behind. ! Examples of the types of accidents and SRS curtain airbag are activated on The vehicle pitches end over end. the first impact, they will not be activated in which the SRS side airbag and on the second.

  • Page 95

    (including front seatbelt pretensioners) system. Immediately take your vehi- Driver s side while the vehicle is being driven. The cle to your nearest SUBARU dealer Front passenger s side SRS airbag system warning light will show to have the system checked. Unless .

  • Page 96

    NOTE the work performed by an author- In the following cases, contact your ized SUBARU dealer. The SRS air- SUBARU dealer as soon as possible. & SRS airbag system servicing bag control module, impact sensors . The front part of the vehicle was...

  • Page 97

    SRS airbag system accessory parts to the side body. WARNING components and/or wiring Always consult your SUBARU dealer if To avoid accidental activation of the . Modifications on or inside the you want to install any accessory parts on...

  • Page 98

    Keys and doors Keys ..............Opening the trunk lid (Legacy) ......2-20 Unlocking the rear gate (Outback) ...... 2-21 Key number plate ..........Vehicle finder function ........2-21 Immobilizer ............Sounding a panic alarm ........2-21 Certification for immobilizer system..... Security ID plate (models without “keyless Selecting audible signal operation (models without “keyless access with push-button start...

  • Page 99

    Keys and doors Moonroof (if equipped) ........2-39 Sun shade ............2-41 Moonroof switches ..........2-40...

  • Page 100

    Keys and doors & Key number plate . Ignition switch Keys . Driver s door . Glove box NOTE . Trunk lid (Legacy) For models with “keyless access with The valet key fits only the ignition switch push-button start system”, refer to “Keyless access with push-button start and door locks.

  • Page 101

    Keys and doors NOTE switch and turned to the ON position Immobilizer (models without keyless access with To protect your vehicle from theft, push-button start system ) please pay close attention to the fol- The immobilizer system is designed to prevent an unauthorized person from lowing security precautions: If the transmitted ID code matches the ID...

  • Page 102

    (models without keyless the registration of keys with your immo- interference that may cause undesired access with push-button start system ) bilizer system, contact your SUBARU operation. F2-5. dealer. & Security ID plate (models The security ID is also needed for without “keyless access with...

  • Page 103

    Keys and doors the “ON” position. Door locks For details about the alarm system, & Locking and unlocking from refer to “Alarm system” F2-25. the outside NOTE If you unlock the driver’s door with a key (including a mechanical key) and open the door while the alarm system is armed, the alarm system is triggered and the vehicle’s horn sounds.

  • Page 104

    Keys and doors & Locking and unlocking from the inside WARNING Keep all doors locked when you drive, especially when small chil- dren are in your vehicle. Along with the proper use of seat- belts and child restraints, locking the doors reduces the chance of being thrown out of the vehicle in an accident.

  • Page 105

    SUBARU dealer. Contact the nearest by the battery drainage prevention func- SUBARU dealer if you would like to tion to prevent the battery from going change the setting. dead. The following interior lights are NOTE affected by this function.

  • Page 106

    (models with keyless access with push-button start system ) This function s operational/non-opera- tional setting can be changed by a Access key (main) SUBARU dealer. Contact a SUBARU Access key (sub) dealer for details. Key number plate NOTE The vehicle has two access keys and a .

  • Page 107

    2-10 Keys and doors detailed information, refer to Starting and equipment. stopping engine (models with push-button start system) F7-11. NOTE . Arming and disarming the alarm sys- This device complies with Part 15 of tem. For detailed information, refer to Alarm system F2-25.

  • Page 108

    “Disabling keyless access func- tion” F2-17. The setting can also WARNING be changed by a SUBARU dealer. For more details, contact a If you wear an implanted pacemaker SUBARU dealer. or an implanted defibrillator, stay at .

  • Page 109

    . If the access key is dropped, the that the battery be replaced by – When the access key is integrated mechanical key inside a SUBARU dealer to avoid the placed near a metallic object may become loose. Be careful risk of damage at the time of –...

  • Page 110

    For reregistration of an proximately 16 to 32 in (40 to 80 cm) from access key, contact a SUBARU dealer. the respective door handles and the rear . For a spare access key, contact a gate ornament.

  • Page 111

    2-14 Keys and doors detected. noise (e.g., near a radio tower, power . If the access key is placed too close plant, broadcast station or an area to the vehicle body, the keyless access where wireless equipment is used), or functions may not operate properly.

  • Page 112

    2-15 Keys and doors keyless access function cannot be access key to prevent locking the ! Opening rear gate operated for a short period of time access key in the vehicle. (approximately less than 3 seconds) ! Unlocking after locking or unlocking to prevent malfunctions.

  • Page 113

    2-16 Keys and doors ! Locking with the door lock button ! Locking with the rear lock button Case 2: When the access key has been left in the operating range for 10 minutes or longer while all doors are locked ! Recovery from power saving mode When one of the following is operated, the keyless access function will be recovered.

  • Page 114

    When the vehicle is not going to be used The factory setting (default setting) is set SUBARU dealer. For more details, contact for a long time, or when you choose not to as operational .

  • Page 115

    ! Disabling functions 7. Within 30 seconds after step 6 is performed, close and open the driver s Access keys can be replaced at SUBARU 1. Sit in the driver s seat, and close the door once. dealers. For more details, contact a door.

  • Page 116

    2-19 Keys and doors The operable distance of the remote Remote keyless entry system could void the user’s authority to keyless entry system is approximately 30 operate the equipment. feet (10 meters). However, this distance will vary depending on environmental CAUTION This device complies with Part 15 of conditions.

  • Page 117

    2-20 Keys and doors lock and then an electronic chirp will sound once and the hazard warning flashers will flash once. & Unlocking the doors Press the unlock/disarm button to unlock the driver s door. An electronic chirp will sound twice and the hazard warning flashers will flash twice.

  • Page 118

    3 times. & Sounding a panic alarm You may have the above procedure To activate the alarm, press the PANIC performed by your SUBARU dealer. button once. The horn will sound and the hazard warning flashers will flash.

  • Page 119

    2-22 Keys and doors & Replacing the battery Programming transmitter codes into sary to program the transmitter s code system: (identification number) into the system. A Refer to Replacing battery F11-54. tag showing the code is affixed to the key unit, and another is affixed to the circuit &...

  • Page 120

    2-23 Keys and doors NOTE NOTE . When part 4 of the procedure is . The electronic tone will stop sound- completed, an electronic tone will ing when you start entering the num- sound for 30 seconds. ber. . If you do not perform the operations .

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    2-24 Keys and doors ! Deleting old transmitter codes NOTE switch within 5 seconds. The control unit of the remote keyless If you do not start entering the number NOTE entry system has four memory locations to using the lock switch before the elec- .

  • Page 122

    Refer to “Function set- your SUBARU dealer. tings” F24. A SUBARU dealer can activate the system. Contact your SUBARU dealer for details. – CONTINUED –...

  • Page 123

    You may have the above setting . The 30-second standby time can be 2. Sit in the driver s seat and shut all change done by your SUBARU dealer. doors (and the rear gate (Outback)). eliminated if you prefer. Have it per- &...

  • Page 124

    2-27 Keys and doors – Any door (including the rear gate (Outback) or the trunk (Legacy)) is opened. – The key is inserted into the ignition switch (models without “keyless access with push-button start system”). – Push-button ignition switch is turned to the “Acc”...

  • Page 125

    2-28 Keys and doors tically lock. the power door locking switch to set the door locks. ! To arm the system using power 7. Close the door. An electronic chirp will door locking switch sound once, the hazard warning flashers 1.

  • Page 126

    2-29 Keys and doors will flash once, and the security indicator light will turn off. light will start flashing rapidly. After rapid To unlock all other doors and the rear gate flashing for 30 seconds (standby time), the (Outback), briefly press the disarm button security indicator light will then flash a second time within 5 seconds.

  • Page 127

    If you wish to program the passive arming been selected. mode, have it done by your SUBARU ! Disarming the system dealer. To disarm the system, briefly press the disarm button on the access key/transmit- ter.

  • Page 128

    WARNING Also, the number of flashes indicates the If you desire, your SUBARU dealer can location of unauthorized intrusion or the connect them and set them for activation Always turn the child safety locks to severity of impact on the vehicle.

  • Page 129

    2-32 Keys and doors & Power window operation by ! Operating the driver’s window Windows driver ! Driver’s side power window WARNING switches To avoid serious personal injury caused by entrapment, always con- form to the following instructions without exception. .

  • Page 130

    2-33 Keys and doors NOTE ! Operating the passengers’ win- For some models, this switch also has a . If a window detects an impact simi- one-touch auto up function that allows the dows window to be closed fully without holding lar to that caused by trapping an object the switch.

  • Page 131

    2-34 Keys and doors & Power window operation by ! Locking the passengers’ windows ! Operating the windows passengers ! Passenger’s side power window switches Lock To open: Unlock Press the switch down and hold it until the window reaches the desired position. To lock: To close: Press the lock switch.

  • Page 132

    2-35 Keys and doors & Initialization of power win- trunk lid down until the latch engages. Trunk lid (Legacy) NOTE If the vehicle s battery is disconnected due . Do not leave your valuables in the WARNING to situations such as battery or fuse trunk when you leave your vehicle.

  • Page 133

    2-36 Keys and doors & Internal trunk lid release ! To lock and unlock the trunk lid WARNING handle opener switch Never allow any child to get in the The internal trunk lid release handle is a trunk and play with the release device designed to open the trunk lid from handle.

  • Page 134

    1. Open the trunk lid. handle feels restricted or not entirely smooth during operation, or the handle and/or handle base is cracked, contact your SUBARU dealer. This places the latch in the locked posi- tion. 2. Use a flat-head screwdriver with a thin blade.

  • Page 135

    2-38 Keys and doors Rear gate (Outback) WARNING . To prevent dangerous exhaust gas from entering the vehicle, always keep the rear gate closed while driving. . Do not attempt to shut the rear gate while holding the recessed grip. Also avoid closing the rear gate by pulling on the recessed grip from inside the cargo space.

  • Page 136

    2-39 Keys and doors NOTE . Never try to check the anti-en- Moonroof (if equipped) trapment function by deliberately If the rear gate cannot be unlocked due placing part of your body in the to a discharged vehicle battery, a WARNING malfunction in the door locking/unlock- moonroof.

  • Page 137

    2-40 Keys and doors & Moonroof switches NOTE To stop the moonroof at a selected mid- way position while opening or closing it, One-touch operation does not take ! Tilting moonroof momentarily press the front side or rear place when the moonroof is lowered. side of the switch.

  • Page 138

    2-41 Keys and doors & Sun shade The sun shade can be slid forward or backward by hand while the moonroof is closed. If the moonroof is opened, the sun shade also moves back.

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    Instruments and controls Ignition switch (models without push- Front passenger’s frontal airbag ON and OFF indicators ............3-15 button start system)......... CHECK ENGINE warning light/Malfunction LOCK..............indicator light ..........3-16 Acc..............Coolant temperature low indicator light (if ON..............equipped)/Coolant temperature high warning START ..............

  • Page 141

    Instruments and controls High beam indicator light ........3-31 Light control switch........... 3-41 Cruise control indicator light ......3-32 Headlights ............3-41 Cruise control set indicator light......3-32 High/low beam change (dimmer) ......3-42 Headlight indicator light ........3-32 Headlight flasher ..........3-43 Front fog light indicator light (if equipped) ..

  • Page 142

    Instruments and controls long time with the ignition switch in the Ignition switch (models with- against your knees or hands while “ON” or “Acc” position can cause the you are driving, it could turn the out push-button start sys- ignition switch from the “ON” posi- battery to go dead.

  • Page 143

    Instruments and controls NOTE while turning it (all models) and the select contains an immobilizer transponder. . The key is near or touching another lever is in the P position (AT models and The engine may not start in the follow- CVT models).

  • Page 144

    Instruments and controls & Switching power . Even when the access key is outside Push-button ignition switch the vehicle, if it is placed too close to (models with push-button the glass, it may be possible to switch start system) the power or to start the engine. .

  • Page 145

    Orange ignition switch will be automatically audio and ac- inspected at a SUBARU dealer. cessory power switched to OFF to prevent the battery . If the vehicle was left in the hot outlet.

  • Page 146

    Instruments and controls NOTE Hazard warning flasher Meters and gauges The above sequence of operations may not take place if you quickly turn the NOTE ignition switch to start the engine. This Liquid crystal displays are used in is not a malfunction. some of the meters and gauges in the &...

  • Page 147

    Instruments and controls & Odometer ! Type B combination meter cannot be displayed when the ignition switch is in the ON position. : MT models only 3. To change the current setting, press the trip knob for at least 2 seconds. : Activated : Deactivated NOTE...

  • Page 148

    Instruments and controls the ignition switch is in the ON position. Also, if you open and close the driver s door within 10 seconds of illumination of The odometer shows the total distance the odometer/trip meter, the odometer/trip that the vehicle has been driven. meter will turn off.

  • Page 149

    3-10 Instruments and controls the engine is controlled so that the during driving, as an accident could engine speed may not become too high result. even if the accelerator pedal is pressed hard. NOTE If the connection between the combina- &...

  • Page 150

    3-11 Instruments and controls & Temperature gauge (models you (a) do not press the trip knob for 10 be avoided. seconds or (b) open and close the driver s with type A combination me- CAUTION door, the fuel gauge needle will drop to the ter) E position and the dial and needle will If the pointer exceeds the normal...

  • Page 151: Front Passenger S Seatbelt Warning Light, Srs Airbag System

    3-12 Instruments and controls Warning and indicator lights Needle position Displayed unit + side - side Several of the warning and indicator lights illuminate momentarily and then go out Better Poorer when the ignition switch is initially turned Better l/100km Poorer to the ON position.

  • Page 152

    If any lights fail to illuminate, it indicates a burned-out bulb or a malfunction of the : Vehicle Dynamics Control warning corresponding system. light/Vehicle Dynamics Control opera- Consult your authorized SUBARU dealer tion indicator light for repair. : Vehicle Dynamics Control OFF indica- &...

  • Page 153

    (e.g., it is activated even when the seatbelt(s) is/are unfastened. If the dri- please contact your SUBARU dealer. front passenger s seat is empty or it is ver s seatbelt is not fastened, a chime will...

  • Page 154

    6 seconds during while driving tions described above, immediately con- which time the system is checked. Follow- tact your SUBARU dealer for an inspec- ing the system check, both indicators turn tion. off for 2 seconds. After that, one of the &...

  • Page 155

    You should have your vehicle If you have recently refueled your vehicle, checked by an authorized SUBARU deal- CAUTION the cause of the CHECK ENGINE warning er immediately.

  • Page 156

    If the light illuminates while driving or does RED. At this time, decelerate the vehicle. SUBARU dealer. Refer to “En- not turn off after the engine starts, stop the After the blinking RED light turns off, you gine overheating”...

  • Page 157

    Engine low oil level level is within the normal range, have the and let the engine idle until the warning warning light system checked by a SUBARU dealer. light turns off. This light illuminates when the engine oil NOTE ! Transmission control system warn- level decreases to the lower limit.

  • Page 158

    Tire Pressure Monitoring Sys- a different size than the size indicated on When the system detects a malfunction, tem checked at a SUBARU dealer as the vehicle placard or tire inflation pres- the telltale will flash for approximately one soon as possible.

  • Page 159

    Contact your . When the warning light is flash- SUBARU dealer as soon as possible ing, the ABS system may be & ABS warning light for tire and sensor replacement and/ malfunctioning.

  • Page 160

    SUBARU deal- er. For details, refer to “Electro- started, the ABS warning light may illumi- started. However, it is not malfunction- nic parking brake”...

  • Page 161

    If the fluid level is below the MIN may be malfunctioning. mark in the reservoir, do not drive the Drive carefully to the nearest SUBARU ! Parking brake apply inhibit warning vehicle. Have the vehicle towed to the dealer and have the system inspected.

  • Page 162

    ). the vehicle in a safe location and result of an empty tank could cause contact your SUBARU dealer. The open door is indicated by the corre- damage to the engine. sponding part of the door open warning light.

  • Page 163

    Have your vehicle through the electrical circuit of the some other reason. checked at a SUBARU dealer immedi- ABS system. Accordingly, if the ABS ately. is inoperative, the Vehicle Dynamics . The warning light does not illuminate...

  • Page 164

    Have your vehicle checked at a SUBARU dealer as soon as possible. . The light does not turn off even after the lapse of several minutes (the engine has warmed up) after the engine has...

  • Page 165

    . C o n t a c t y o u r SUBARU dealer as soon as pos- sible. . When the operation indicator on...

  • Page 166

    3-27 Instruments and controls Operation indicator Inside warning Outside warning on push-button Status Action chime chime ignition switch Switch the push-button ignition switch to The driver s door was opened while the OFF , or close the driver s door. push-button ignition switch is Acc and the *When exiting the vehicle, be sure to switch Ding,...

  • Page 167

    3-28 Instruments and controls Operation indicator Inside warning Outside warning on push-button Status Action chime chime ignition switch Access key warning for engine start: The push-button ignition switch was pressed Carry the access key, and press the push- Ding button ignition switch. while the access key is not inside the vehicle.

  • Page 168

    Outside warning on push-button Status Action chime chime ignition switch System malfunction warning: Contact a SUBARU dealer immediately and Ding Flashes in orange A malfunction was detected in the power have the vehicle inspected. system or steering lock. – CONTINUED –...

  • Page 169

    Security indicator light malfunctioning. Contact your nearest dicator This indicator light shows the status of the SUBARU dealer immediately. alarm system. It also indicates operation In the event that an unauthorized key (for of the immobilizer system. example, an unauthorized duplicate) is...

  • Page 170

    3-31 Instruments and controls NOTE ! Gear position indicator setting (MT . The initial setting for your vehicle of models) the gear position indicator has been set The gear position indicator light can be for activation “ ” at the time of activated or deactivated by performing the shipment from the factory.

  • Page 171

    This light illuminates when the cruise & control main button is pressed to activate Front fog light indicator Your SUBARU dealer can change the the cruise control function. For details, light (if equipped) settings of activating/deactivating the refer to To set cruise control F7-40.

  • Page 172

    3-33 Instruments and controls indicated time will change in one-minute Multi function display decrements. If you keep the button pressed, the rate at which the indicated time changes will speed up. Type B combination meter Multi function display switching knob With the ignition switch in the position, each successive press of the multi function display switching knob...

  • Page 173

    3-34 Instruments and controls & Outside temperature indica- ! Road surface freeze warning indi- ON position, the indication does not flash. cation NOTE The outside temperature indication may differ from the actual outside temperature. The road surface freeze warning indication should be treated only as a guide.

  • Page 174

    3-35 Instruments and controls & Current fuel consumption & Driving range on remaining Pressing the trip knob toggles the indica- tion between the average fuel consump- fuel tion corresponding to the A trip meter indication and the average fuel consump- tion corresponding to the B trip meter indication.

  • Page 175

    3-36 Instruments and controls Multi information display (models with type A combi- nation meter) WARNING Always pay adequate attention to safe driving when operating the multi information display while the vehicle is in motion. When operation of the multi information display interferes with your ability to con- U.S.

  • Page 176

    3-37 Instruments and controls F3-30.) NOTE screen, and appear on the display accom- Cruise control information display . The welcome screen will disappear panied by a beep. If such a screen is Odometer (refer to Odometer F3-8.)/ displayed, take proper action according to when the ignition switch is turned to double trip meter (refer to Double trip the “ON”...

  • Page 177

    3-38 Instruments and controls & Good-bye screen & Warning screen Default screen: Journey time screen: Example of warning When the ignition switch is turned to the LOCK / OFF position, the Good-bye If there is a warning message or a screen will appear for approximately 3 maintenance notification, it will appear for seconds.

  • Page 178

    3-39 Instruments and controls Menu screen entering screen: The menu list is as follows. Second menu First menu Screen Settings Welcome Good-bye Screen Gauge Initial Movement Languages Return EyeSight (models with EyeSight system) Warning Volume Lead Vehicle Acquisition Sound Lead Vehicle Moving Monitor Function Return Auto Light Sensor While this screen is selected, pull the...

  • Page 179

    3-40 Instruments and controls ! EyeSight (models with EyeSight ! Auto Light Sensor By operating the switch on the system) steering wheel, you can select the menu. The operational sensitivity of the auto on/ NOTE Pull the /SET switch to enter the off headlights can be set.

  • Page 180

    3-41 Instruments and controls & Headlights Regardless of the position of the light Light control switch control switch, the illuminated lights are turned off when the key is removed from the ignition switch. CAUTION NOTE . Use of any lights for a long period of time while the engine is not The light control switch can be oper- running can cause the battery to...

  • Page 181

    The headlights are all off. NOTE The sensitivity of the auto on/off head- lights can be changed by your SUBARU dealer. Contact your SUBARU dealer for details. Also, for models with type A combination meter, the sensitiv- ity can be changed using the display.

  • Page 182

    3-43 Instruments and controls & Headlight flasher & Daytime running light system Turn signal lever WARNING The brightness of the illumination of the high beam headlights is reduced by the daytime running light system. The light switch must always be turned to the “...

  • Page 183

    3-44 Instruments and controls NOTE Illumination brightness con- Front fog light switch . When the control dial is turned fully trol (if equipped) upward, the illumination brightness becomes the maximum and the auto- matic dimming function does not work at all. .

  • Page 184

    SUBARU Windshield shield washer. Washer Fluid or the equivalent. – CONTINUED –...

  • Page 185

    3-46 Instruments and controls & Windshield wiper and washer Refer to “Windshield washer over the windshield or rear window. . Grease, wax, insects or other mate- fluid” F11-35. switches rial on the windshield or the wiper Also, when driving the vehicle The wiper operates only when the ignition blades results in jerky wiper operation when there are freezing tempera-...

  • Page 186

    3-47 Instruments and controls ! Windshield washer For a single wipe of the wipers, push the lever up. The wipers operate until you release the lever. ! Wiper intermittent time control Windshield washer fluid warning light (type A) To wash the windshield, pull the wiper control lever toward you.

  • Page 187

    3-48 Instruments and controls & Rear window wiper and NOTE tion, the rear wiper will operate intermit- tently at intervals corresponding to the washer switch (Outback) The windshield washer fluid warning vehicle speed. In this position, when you light illuminates when the washer fluid move the select lever to the R position level in the tank has dropped to the (AT and CVT models) or the shift lever to...

  • Page 188

    For models with the automatic climate control system, it is possible for a SUBARU dealer to set the defogger and deicer system for the continuous opera- tion mode. Contact your SUBARU dealer for details.

  • Page 189

    3-50 Instruments and controls system stops operating. Mirrors necessary. . Do not use sharp instruments or Always check that the inside and outside window cleaner containing abra- mirrors are properly adjusted before you sives to clean the inner surface start driving. of the rear window.

  • Page 190

    3-51 Instruments and controls & Type B inside mirror (if you press the buttons. the mirror surface turns bright if the shift lever/select lever is shifted into the R equipped) Period of (reverse) position. This is to ensure good Gear Function time button rearward visibility during reversing.

  • Page 191

    3-52 Instruments and controls glass cleaner. Do not spray glass mode, with the function indicator in or- cleaner directly on the mirror surface. ange, every time the shift lever/select By doing so, the sprayed glass cleaner lever is shifted into the R (reverse) could enter the inside of the mirror position.

  • Page 192

    3-53 Instruments and controls the ignition switch is reset (turning the operated by this system, consult the garage door opener or other ignition switch to the ON position after HomeLink website at: device. Make sure that people ® turning it to the LOCK / OFF position). www.homelink.com or call 1-800-355- and objects are out of the way 3515.

  • Page 193

    3-54 Instruments and controls NOTE NOTE . After programming your HomeLink Some gate operators and garage door ® Wireless Control System for the de- openers may require you to replace sired devices, retain the hand-held this programming step 4 with proce- dures in “Programming for entrance transmitters for further programming or device testing in the event of a...

  • Page 194

    3-55 Instruments and controls NOTE ! Programming rolling-code-protected tion manual. Some garage door openers may re- garage door openers in the U.S.A. quire you to do the above press-hold- If your garage door opener has a rolling release sequence a third time to com- code feature, program the HomeLink ®...

  • Page 195

    3-56 Instruments and controls 6. When the indicator light flashes slowly begins to flash slowly (after approximately and then rapidly after several seconds, 20 seconds), position the hand-held trans- release both buttons. mitter of the device between 1 to 3 inches (25 to 76 mm) away from the HomeLink 7.

  • Page 196

    3-57 Instruments and controls & Auto-dimming mirror (if reward visibility during reversing. equipped) When cleaning the mirror, use a paper towel or similar material dampened with glass cleaner. Do not spray glass cleaner directly on the mirror as that may cause the liquid cleaner to enter the mirror housing and damage the mirror.

  • Page 197

    3-58 Instruments and controls applicator. turned on or off. When the automatic nighttime driving, these sensors detect dimming function is on, the LED indicator distracting glare from vehicle headlights & Auto-dimming mirror with will illuminate. behind you and automatically dim the HomeLink (if equipped) mirror to eliminate glare and preserve...

  • Page 198

    3-59 Instruments and controls Canada in Canada. Its operation is subject programming. standards. A garage door opener to the following two conditions: which cannot detect an object, ! Garage door opener programming in signaling the door to stop and (1) this device may not cause harmful the U.S.A.

  • Page 199

    3-60 Instruments and controls NOTE ! Programming rolling-code-protected Some gate operators and garage door garage door openers in the U.S.A. openers may require you to replace If your garage door opener has a rolling this programming step 4 with proce- code feature, program the HomeLink ®...

  • Page 200

    3-61 Instruments and controls NOTE tion manual. Some garage door openers may re- quire you to do the above press-hold- release sequence a third time to com- plete the programming. 4. The garage door opener should now recognize the HomeLink Wireless Control ®...

  • Page 201

    3-62 Instruments and controls 6. When the indicator light flashes slowly begins to flash slowly (after approximately and then rapidly after several seconds, 20 seconds), position the hand-held trans- release both buttons. mitter of the device between 1 to 3 inches (25 to 76 mm) away from the HomeLink 7.

  • Page 202

    3-63 Instruments and controls & Outside mirrors ! Remote control mirror switch ! Power folding mirror switch (if equipped) ! Convex mirror (passenger side) WARNING Objects look smaller in a convex mirror and farther away than when viewed in a flat mirror. Do not use the convex mirror to judge the distance of vehicles behind you when changing lanes.

  • Page 203

    3-64 Instruments and controls Front seats F1-2. mirror switch continuously, it may not Tilt/telescopic steering wheel work. This is not a malfunction. Oper- 2. Pull the tilt/telescopic lock lever down. ate after waiting for a short period of 3. Move the steering wheel to the desired time.

  • Page 204

    3-65 Instruments and controls Horn To sound the horn, push the horn pad.

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  • Page 206

    Climate control Ventilator control..........Operating tips for heater and air conditioner ............Center ventilators..........Cleaning ventilator grille ........Side ventilators ........... Efficient cooling after parking in direct Rear ventilators (if equipped)....... sunlight ............. Climate control panel.......... Lubrication oil circulation in the refrigerant Type A ..............

  • Page 207

    Climate control & Side ventilators & Rear ventilators (if equipped) Ventilator control & Center ventilators Open Open Close Close Open Move the tab to adjust the flow direction. Move the tab to adjust the flow direction. Close To open the ventilator, turn the side grille To open the ventilator, turn the rear grille Move the tab to adjust the flow direction.

  • Page 208

    Climate control Fan speed control dial (Refer to Fan Climate control panel speed control F4-8.) Temperature control dial (Refer to Tem- & Type A perature control F4-7.) Airflow control buttons (Refer to Airflow mode selection F4-6.) Air conditioner button (Refer to Air conditioner control F4-8.) Air inlet selection button (Refer to Air inlet selection F4-8.)

  • Page 209

    Climate control & Type B Temperature control button (driver s side) (Refer to Temperature control F4-7.) Dual mode button (Refer to Automatic climate control system (type B) F4-5 and Temperature control F4-7.) Airflow mode selection button (Refer to Airflow mode selection F4-6.) Fan speed control button (Refer to Fan speed control F4-8.) Temperature control button (front pas-...

  • Page 210

    Climate control & Temperature sensors NOTE Automatic climate control . When the “DUAL” button is pressed, system (type B) separate temperature settings for the driver’s side and passenger’s side can NOTE be enabled (DUAL mode). To cancel the DUAL mode, press the “DUAL” button .

  • Page 211

    Climate control and become damaged, the system may Manual climate control not be able to control the interior tempera- & Airflow mode selection ture correctly. To avoid damaging the sensors, observe the following precau- Select the preferred airflow mode by tions: performing the following procedure.

  • Page 212

    Climate control the instrument panel and some through tion” mode by pressing the air inlet windshield defroster outlets (A small selection button. amount of air flows to the windshield and both side windows to prevent fogging.) & Temperature control ! Type A Turn the temperature control dial over a range from the blue side (cool) to red side (warm) to regulate the temperature of...

  • Page 213

    Climate control & Air inlet selection & Fan speed control Defrosting Select the air inlet by pressing the air inlet The fan operates only when the ignition Select the desired mode or mode selection button. switch is in the ON position. Select the to defrost or dehumidify the windshield preferred fan speed by turning the fan ON position (recirculation): Interior air is...

  • Page 214

    CFC12 (freon). Consult your SUBARU Since the condenser is located in front of SUBARU dealer. dealer for service. Repairs needed as a...

  • Page 215

    (1) Open the glove box. collection ability. Under extremely dusty conditions, the filter should be replaced more frequently. Have your filter checked or replaced by your SUBARU dealer. For replacement, use only a genuine SUBARU air filter kit. (3) Pull out the glove box.

  • Page 216

    4-11 Climate control CAUTION The arrow mark on the filter must point UP. Service label 3. Remove the air filter. (2) Attach the service label to the driver s side door pillar. 6. Reinstall the glove box, and connect the damper shaft. 7.

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    Audio Antenna system ..........CD player operation .......... 5-19 Printed antenna........... Play file ............. 5-20 FM reception ............How to insert a CD ..........5-20 Installation of accessories........How to play back a CD ........5-20 To select a track from the beginning ....5-21 Audio set .............

  • Page 219

    Audio Selecting category (only when connecting MUTE button (if equipped) ......... 5-39 ® ® iPod ) .............. 5-33 Bluetooth audio ..........5-39 Display selection (type A audio)......5-34 Media format ............. 5-40 Folder selection (only when connecting USB ® Setting Bluetooth audio (type A audio) .....

  • Page 220

    Antenna system Installation of accessories portion of the rear window glass. & Printed antenna Always consult your SUBARU dealer & FM reception before installing a citizen band radio or Although FM is normally static free, other transmitting device in your vehicle.

  • Page 221

    Audio Audio set Your SUBARU may be equipped with one of the following audio sets. See the pages indicated in this section for operating details. NOTE If a cell phone is placed near the audio set, it may cause the audio set to emit noise when a phone call is received.

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    Audio & Type A audio set (if equipped) The audio set will operate only when the ignition switch is in the Acc or ON position. . Power and audio controls: refer to page . Radio operation: refer to page 5-10 .

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    Audio & Type B audio set (if equipped) The audio set will operate only when the ignition switch is in the Acc or ON position. . Power and audio controls: refer to page . Radio operation: refer to page 5-10 .

  • Page 224

    Audio . For type A audio, SRS TruBass and ! Tone and balance control (type A Power and audio controls FOCUS are equipped. audio) & Power switch and volume . SRS Sound features: (1) Sound originating from door control mount speakers can be heard at TUNE dial ear level (built in SRS FOCUS effect) (type A audio).

  • Page 225

    Audio “Screen OFF” menu. Page Menu – Shifting the shift lever/select le- ver into the “R” position Screen OFF – Pressing the “SETTING” dial Bass – Pressing the “FM/AM” button Middle – Pressing the “CD/AUX” button Treble Choose the preferred settings for each –...

  • Page 226

    Audio & Adjustable level of each mode Mode Range of levels Initial setting Turn counterclockwise Turn clockwise (displayed) Volume Volume control 0 to 40 15 (type A For less volume For more volume audio)/16 (type B audio) AUX volume control (type A 0 to 40 For less volume For more volume...

  • Page 227

    5-10 Audio & FM/AM selection (type B crease the tuning frequency and turn the FM/AM radio operation TUNE dial counterclockwise to decrease audio) Press the FM or AM button (type A audio)/ FM/AM button (type B audio) Each time the dial is turned, the frequency interval can be changed between 10 kHz when the radio is off to turn on the radio.

  • Page 228

    5-11 Audio when radio signals are weak. When this audio) does not change the station that is happens, perform manual tuning to select currently being received. Automatic tuning may not function prop- the preferred station. ! Seek in PTY (Program type) group erly if the station reception is weakened by ! Scan tuning (SCAN) distance from the station or proximity to...

  • Page 229

    5-12 Audio & HD Radio Technology (Di- programming, please visit www.hdradio. ! HD Radio Technology Trouble- com. gital AM and FM Radio) (type shooting B audio) ! Using HD Radio Technology 1. Station blending: When acquiring a radio station, as usual, the radio will play As a consumer works through the analog content in analog.

  • Page 230

    5-13 Audio responsible for ensuring all audio streams Experience Cause Action and data fields are accurate. The form can Mismatch of time alignment- be found at www.ibiquity.com/automotive/ The radio stations analog and Customer may hear a short None, radio broadcast issue. report_radio_station_experiences.

  • Page 231

    5-14 Audio ! Type B audio ! Other information ventional radio. Press and hold the HD/TEXT button to HD Radio Technology manufactured un- ! HD Radio indicator show the next page when the text is not der license from iBiquity Digital Corpora- indicator illuminates while the fully displayed while the PSD (Program tion.

  • Page 232

    5-15 Audio & Station preset (from ) briefly. stations replace any stations pre- viously stored. ! How to preset stations . Interrupting Auto-store: If you acci- NOTE dentally press the Auto-store button, 1. Select the preferred reception mode. For type B audio, if the preset button you can cancel the Auto-store function 2.

  • Page 233

    Sirius XM reception problems in some areas. . If no stations can be received, the satellite radio (for U.S.A. only). For de- tails, please contact your SUBARU dealer. previously stored stations are not re- ! Sirius XM satellite radio reception placed.

  • Page 234

    The satellite radio ID will be needed when you activate satellite radio and receive satellite radio customer support. For details, contact your SUBARU dealer. & Band selection Type A audio . If you are driving in an area with tall...

  • Page 235

    5-18 Audio ! Category selection (type B audio) & Channel and category selec- Press the SCAN/A.S button again to cancel the SCAN mode and to stop on any tion displayed channel. Change the cate- ! Channel selection by operating the gory up by one step &...

  • Page 236

    If you cannot clear these The channel that has messages, contact your SUBARU dealer. NOTE CHANNEL OFF AIR been selected is cur- rently off air. . Make sure to always insert a disc...

  • Page 237

    5-20 Audio . Mini CDs (i.e., 8 cm/3 inch CDs) are MP3: AAC (type B audio): . Based on MPEG 1, 2 and 2.5 Layer 3 . Based on MPEG2 AAC and MPEG4 not supported, and if inserted, they will be immediately ejected.

  • Page 238

    5-21 Audio ! When CD is in the player ! By using the dial (type A audio) Press the button briefly to skip to the beginning of the next track. Each time the button is briefly pressed, the indicated track number will increase. Type A audio TRACK dial Press the...

  • Page 239

    5-22 Audio NOTE rewinding. sequences. The repeat-play mode will be cancelled Type A audio: NOTE if you perform any of the following . If you fast-forward to the end of the steps: last track, fast-forwarding will stop and . Press the “ ”...

  • Page 240

    5-23 Audio Type A audio: playing. upward beginning with the track following the currently selected one. To cancel the random playback mode, After all tracks in the disk/folder have been press the random button and select scanned, normal playback will be re- CANCEL.

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    5-24 Audio & Display selection (type A & Folder selection ! Type B audio audio) NOTE . Selecting folders in this way is possible only within a single disc. TUNE dial TEXT button . Only MP3/WMA/AAC folders are re- cognized when an attempt to select the If you press the TEXT button during next or previous folder is made.

  • Page 242

    This message appears when a CD has ing information. If you cannot clear those been loaded that does not contain any messages, please contact your SUBARU playable files. Insert a CD that contains dealer. playable files.

  • Page 243

    5-26 Audio case, adjust the sound volume of the Precautions to observe when portable audio player. handling a compact disc Type A audio . In some cases, noise occurs be- cause of a bad connection between the Use only compact discs (CDs, CD-Rs and portable player and the audio system.

  • Page 244

    5-27 Audio there are deposits, wipe the disc surface from the center outward with a dry, soft cloth. Be sure not to use a rough cloth, thinner, benzine, alcohol, etc. . Do not use any disc that is scratched, deformed, or cracked. Also, do not use any disc that has a non-standard shape (for example, a heart shape).

  • Page 245

    . ATAPI subclass USB cannot be NOTE played. For models with the genuine SUBARU . High Speed USB 2.0 cannot be navigation system, refer to the Owner’s played. Manual supplement for the navigation . A USB memory that is powered by a system.

  • Page 246

    5-29 Audio & Connectable iPod ® models Type B audio: or material that is legally permitted to be copied and played by using an Type A audio: ® Model Firmware version iPod and iTunes. Copyright infringe- ment is prohibited by law. 1.2.1~1.3 Model Firmware version...

  • Page 247

    5-30 Audio & How to play back . Do not store an iPod ® operation, disconnect the connection in the ® ® cable from the iPod and reset it. For vehicle. If an iPod is left in the NOTE the resetting procedure, see the User’s vehicle for a long period of time, .

  • Page 248

    5-31 Audio ! When a USB storage device/iPod ® details, refer to Fast-forwarding and Each time you briefly press the repeat rewinding F5-21. button, the mode changes in the following already connected sequence. Press the button. Each time you NOTE briefly press the button, the mode Type A audio: ®...

  • Page 249

    5-32 Audio & Random playback ® ® When connecting iPod (type A audio): tracks on the iPod . When an iPod ® is connected, the Random button: files are played back at random by the ® shuffle function of the iPod .

  • Page 250

    5-33 Audio & Selecting category (only ® when connecting iPod ! Type A audio LIST button To select the category, press the dial. To TUNE dial ® close the iPod menu, press and hold the LIST button. To return to the previous screen, briefly press the LIST button.

  • Page 251

    5-34 Audio & Display selection (type A 1st layer 2nd layer 3rd layer 4th layer 5th layer audio) Now playing If you press the button during Playlists Playlists List Songs List playback, the indication will change to the next one in the following sequence. Artists Artists List Albums List...

  • Page 252

    , determine the cause based on the following information. If you TUNE dial cannot clear those messages, please contact your SUBARU dealer. BACK button You can select folder/track/file(s) from the list. Turn and press the TUNE dial to select the folder/track/file. To return to the upper layer, press the BACK button.

  • Page 253

    5-36 Audio Message Cause Action ® CHECK DEVICE Disconnect the USB storage device/iPod When there is a short in the USB bus check it. When an incompatible device (for example a USB mouse) is connected ® When an incompatible iPod is connected ®...

  • Page 254

    5-37 Audio & MODE button Audio control buttons NOTE For models with the genuine SUBARU navigation system, refer to the Owner’s Manual supplement for the navigation system. Models with Hands-free system These buttons are located on the spokes This button is used to select the desired of the steering wheel.

  • Page 255

    5-38 Audio & “ ” and “ ” switch Type B audio: When a MP3/WMA/AAC format track is playing, press and hold the switch to the side to select the next folder. Press and hold the switch to the side to go back to the previous folder.

  • Page 256

    & MUTE button (if equipped) ® Bluetooth audio NOTE For models with the genuine SUBARU navigation system, refer to the Owner’s Manual supplement for the navigation system. Press the switch to the + side to increase Press this button if you wish to immedi- the volume.

  • Page 257

    5-40 Audio NOTE . AVRCP (Audio/Video Remote Control After the name of the device or FAILED . The Bluetooth ® Profile) is displayed, the mode changes to the audio function may ® Bluetooth audio setting mode. not operate properly under the follow- &...

  • Page 258

    5-41 Audio NOTE entered. . You cannot set Bluetooth ® 2. Input the new passkey (a 4 - 8 digit audio number) by operating the TUNE dial. while driving. . After the ignition switch is turned to 3. Select the CONFIRM menu. the “LOCK”/“OFF”...

  • Page 259

    5-42 Audio ! Registering (pairing) device 6. Press the talk switch spoken by using the list audio player function. To use the list audio player 7. Say Confirm to select the device, or 1. Press the talk switch and say Pair function, perform the following procedure.

  • Page 260

    5-43 Audio ! Deleting device ! Changing the registered name ! Registering (pairing) device 1. Press the talk switch and say 1. Select the Change Name menu. 1. Select the Pair Audio Players menu. Delete audio player . 2. Select the preferred device. 2.

  • Page 261

    5-44 Audio ! Setting passkey playback F5-22. Each time you press ! How to play back and hold the button, the mode 1. Select the Set Passkey menu. changes in the following sequence. 2. Press the TUNE dial. Type A audio 3.

  • Page 262

    Note that operation of the cell phone – The cell phone is not in the SUBARU navigation system, refer to may be necessary if the call is con- the Owner’s Manual supplement for the phone call area.

  • Page 263

    5-46 Audio . The sound quality may degrade due NOTE . Reorient or relocate the receiving to the influence of the cell phone that is antenna. This device complies with Part 15 of . Increase the separation between the connected to the system or the circum- the FCC Rules and Industry Canada stances of the Bluetooth network.

  • Page 264

    5-47 Audio & Safety precautions . This transmitter must not be co- . When using the cell phone, be located or operated in conjunction with careful not to get it close to the any other antenna or transmitter. in-vehicle equipment. Getting it WARNING too close to the in-vehicle equip- ! Mexico models...

  • Page 265

    5-48 Audio Hands-free mode, press the ON hook Select the menus by operating the TUNE by this equipment is in the 2.4 switch dial. GHz zone. The FH-SS modulation is employed as a modulation ! Preparation for using the Hands- Type A audio: method.

  • Page 266

    5-49 Audio 7. Select the Confirm pair phone? 6. Press the talk switch and say menu. Confirm . 8. Select the Phone Only menu to 7. Press the talk switch register only a cell phone, or select Int. 8. Say Phone Only to register only a Audio menu to register internal audio in cell phone, or say Internal Audio to addition to the cell phone.

  • Page 267

    5-50 Audio Type A audio: First menu Second menu Third menu Details Page PHONE BOOK* BY VOICE Adding a new number by voice 5-57 ADD ENTRY BY PHONE Adding a new number by cell phone 5-57 MANUAL INPUT Adding a new number by inputting manually 5-58 CALL HISTORY Adding a new number from the call history...

  • Page 268

    5-51 Audio First menu Second menu Third menu Details Page SETUP SECURITY SET PIN Setting a PIN code 5-62 PHBK LOCK Locking the phonebook 5-62 PHBK UNLOCK Unlocking the phonebook 5-63 GO BACK PHONE SETUP PAIR PHONE Registering a new cell phone 5-48 SELECT PHONE Selecting a cell phone to be used...

  • Page 269

    5-52 Audio Type B audio: First menu Second menu Third menu Details Page Phonebook* Add Entry By Voice Adding a new number by voice 5-57 By Phone Adding a new number by cell phone 5-57 Manual Input Adding a new number by inputting manually 5-58 Call History Adding a new number from the call history...

  • Page 270

    5-53 Audio First menu Second menu Third menu Details Page Setup Security Set PIN Setting a PIN code 5-62 Phonebook Lock Locking the phonebook 5-62 Phonebook Unlock Unlocking the phonebook 5-63 Go Back Phone setup Pair Phone Registering a new cell phone 5-48 Select Phone Selecting a cell phone to be used...

  • Page 271

    5-54 Audio First menu Second menu Third menu Details Page Setup System setup* Guidance Volume Setting the volume of the voice guidance 5-65 Device Name Showing the device name and BD address of the audio 5-65 Reset Settings Initialization 5-65 Go Back Go Back *: If a cell phone is not registered, the menu described in the chart is not indicated.

  • Page 272

    5-55 Audio ! Voice command system The commands available for the voice setup réglages command system are listed in the follow- NOTE phone book add ajouter l entrée ing charts. Press the talk switch and say entry dans le registre “Help”...

  • Page 273

    5-56 Audio Type B audio: security sécurité historique des ap- call history pels Command jumeler le télé- pair phone phone call transfer transfert d appel English Français change name modifier le nom callback rappel automatique 0 (zero, oh) 0 (zéro) sélectionner le tél- cancel annuler...

  • Page 274

    5-57 Audio the phonebook is 50 (type A audio)/20 internal audio audio interne phonebook annuaire (type B audio). . After registering phonebook data, lister lecteurs annuaire suppri- list audio players phonebook delete audio mer composition you can add a phone number to the speed dial rapide speed dial memory.

  • Page 275

    5-58 Audio 3. Transfer the data from the cell phone. 2. Input the phone number to be regis- 4. Select the CONFIRM menu (type A For details about transferring the data, tered. audio). refer to the instruction manual of the cell 3.

  • Page 276

    5-59 Audio 7. Select the CONFIRM menu. operating the TUNE dial. SET SPD DIAL / SET SPEED DIAL / Speed Dial to set the speed dial The phone number is then regis- Press the talk switch and say tered and STORED (type A audio)/ SET SPEED DIAL .

  • Page 277

    5-60 Audio Names and use the list names func- Operate the TUNE dial. 3. Select the CONFIRM (type A audio)/ tion. Confirm delete entry? (type B audio) Press the talk switch and say menu. 4. Select the CONFIRM (type A audio)/ the voice tag.

  • Page 278

    5-61 Audio ! Callback the selected redial data is deleted. 4. Say the preferred phone number to be called. 1. Select the CALLBACK menu. ! Deleting the callback data 5. Select the DIAL menu, or press the 2. Select the preferred number by turning OFF hook switch 1.

  • Page 279

    5-62 Audio To put an incoming call on hold (only if ! Adjustable level of each volume Press the talk switch and say the cell phone has this function): Press the the number. ON hook switch briefly. 5. Select the CONFIRM (type A audio)/ Range Volume Initial setting...

  • Page 280

    5-63 Audio NOTE ! Phone setup displayed, the selected cell phone is connected to the in-vehicle equipment While the phonebook is locked, if the After selecting the PHONE SETUP and the mode changes to the PHONE operation restricted menu is selected, menu, perform the following procedure.

  • Page 281

    5-64 Audio refer to Preparation for using the Hands- Change Phone Name (type B audio) to dures. free system F5-48. change the voice tag Operate the TUNE dial. DELETE (type A audio)/ Delete Press the talk switch and say ! List phones function Phone (type B audio) to delete the the voice tag.

  • Page 282

    5-65 Audio TUNE dial. Confirm reset settings? (type B audio) menu. To turn on the Hands-free power when the INITIALIZED (type A audio)/ Set- Hands-free power is OFF, perform either tings have been reset. (type B audio) of the following procedures. is displayed, the registered data is Press the talk switch and say...

  • Page 283

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  • Page 284

    Interior equipment Interior light ............Ashtray (if equipped)......... 6-12 Dome light ............Coat hook............6-13 Map light............. Shopping bag hook ........... 6-13 Cargo area light (Outback)........Legacy .............. 6-13 OFF delay timer ..........Outback ............6-14 Sun visors ............Floor mat ............6-14 Sun visor extension plate ........

  • Page 285

    Interior equipment & Map light DOOR: The dome light illuminates auto- Interior light matically in the following cases. . Any of the doors or the rear gate CAUTION (Outback) is opened. . The doors or the rear gate are un- When leaving your vehicle, make locked using the keyless access function sure the lights are turned off to...

  • Page 286

    Interior equipment ! Door interlock switch do not illuminate when only the rear gate following positions. is opened. DOOR: The light illuminates only when . The doors are unlocked using the the rear gate is opened. keyless access function (if equipped). OFF: The light remains off.

  • Page 287

    The setting for the period of time in which the lights remain on (OFF delay timer) can be changed by a SUBARU dealer. Con- tact your SUBARU dealer for details. Models without EyeSight system To block out glare, swing down the visors.

  • Page 288

    Interior equipment & Vanity mirror with light the gap between the sun visor and center Storage compartment pillar. To use the extension plate, pull it toward the rear of the vehicle. When you CAUTION have finished using it, stow it by pushing it CAUTION toward the front of the vehicle.

  • Page 289

    Interior equipment & Glove box & Center console box To use as storage space: ! Center console box (front) Pull out the divider plate of the dual cup Lock holder. Unlock If you remove the divider plate from the To open the glove box, pull the handle. To dual cup holders, you can use the center close it, push the lid firmly upward.

  • Page 290

    Interior equipment To use again as cup holders: ment and a lower compartment. ! Lower compartment ! Upper compartment Insert the divider plate into the console Lower compartment lock release box. Upper compartment lock release Pull up the lower compartment lock ! Center console box (rear) release to open the lower compartment.

  • Page 291

    Interior equipment & Overhead console (if & Pocket (if equipped) Cup holder equipped) CAUTION . Do not pick up a cup from the cup holder or put a cup in the holder while you are driving, as this may distract you and lead to an accident.

  • Page 292

    Interior equipment & Front passenger’s cup holder Bottle holders CAUTION When a cup containing a beverage CAUTION is in the cup holder, do not fold down or recline any seat. Otherwise, . Do not pick up a bottle from the the beverage could spill while driv- bottle holder or put a bottle in the ing and, if the beverage is hot, it...

  • Page 293

    6-10 Interior equipment trim can be used to hold beverage bottles Accessory power outlets and other items. Power outlet in the cargo area (Outback) Accessory power outlets are provided Power outlet below the climate control below the climate control, in the center console and in the cargo area.

  • Page 294

    6-11 Interior equipment tight for the accessory power CAUTION outlet, this can result in a poor . Do not attempt to use a cigarette contact or cause the plug to get stuck. Only use plugs that fit lighter in the accessory power properly.

  • Page 295

    6-12 Interior equipment power outlet in the center console to be Ashtray (if equipped) used. Pass the cord of the electrical appliance through this gap. CAUTION . Do not use ashtrays as waste receptacles or leave a lighted cigarette in an ashtray. This could cause a fire.

  • Page 296

    6-13 Interior equipment Coat hook Shopping bag hook CAUTION Never hang anything on the coat CAUTION hook that might obstruct the driver’s view or that could cause injury in Do not hang items on the shopping sudden stops or in a collision. And bag hook that weigh 11 lbs (5 kg) or do not hang items on the coat hook more.

  • Page 297

    . Be sure to use a genuine SUBARU floor mat designed with grommets in the correct loca- tions. . Make sure that the driver’s floor mat is placed back in its proper location and is correctly secured on its retaining pins.

  • Page 298

    6-15 Interior equipment & To remove the cover housing Cargo area cover WARNING (Outback – if equipped) 1. Rewind the cover. Do not place anything on the ex- tended cover. Putting excessive The cargo area cover is provided for weight on the extended cover can covering the cargo area and to protect its break it and an object on the cover contents from direct sunlight.

  • Page 299

    6-16 Interior equipment & To install the cover housing 1. To open the lid, pull the handle up. 3. Remove the left and right parts of the cargo floor lid. 1. Insert both ends of the cover housing into the retainers. 2.

  • Page 300

    6-17 Interior equipment storing recesses. Convenient tie-down hooks Under-floor storage compart- (Outback) ment The subfloor storage compartment is CAUTION located under the floor of the trunk or cargo area and can be used to store small The convenient tie-down hooks are items.

  • Page 301

    Hang the hook provided on the underside rear view camera immediately. of the lid on the rear edge of the roof to keep the lid open. Contact your SUBARU dealer Outback for an inspection. Continued use...

  • Page 302

    . For models with the genuine help prevent scratches. However, when electric shock. Pour water or SUBARU navigation system, the image lukewarm water over the camera washing the vehicle or cleaning the of the rear view camera has priority...

  • Page 303

    6-20 Interior equipment & Viewing range on the screen . It may be difficult to see the image of the rearview camera in the following cases. This is not a malfunction of the camera. – The vehicle is in a dark place (at night, in a tunnel, etc.).

  • Page 304

    6-21 Interior equipment tion cannot be seen on the screen. CAUTION The range that can be viewed with the rear view camera is limited. Always be sure to check with your eyes when moving backward and proceed slowly. & Help line The help line (distance marker and vehicle Range of view Help lines displayed on the inside mirror...

  • Page 305

    6-22 Interior equipment ! When there is an upward slope at the ! When there is a downward slope at without relying on the help lines. . The actual position may be dif- back the back ferent from the indication of the help lines.

  • Page 306

    6-23 Interior equipment ! Feature of distance marker 3 feet (1 m) line 6.5 feet (2 m) line 10 feet (3 m) line The distance marker shows the distance on the road. If there is a car or other object close behind, distance cannot be correctly displayed.

  • Page 307

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  • Page 308

    Starting and operating Fuel ..............Remote transmitter program (models without “keyless access with push-button start Fuel requirements ..........system”)............7-18 Fuel filler lid and cap........... System maintenance.......... 7-18 State emission testing (U.S. only)...... Manual transmission ......... 7-20 Preparing to drive ..........Selecting reverse gear ........

  • Page 309

    Starting and operating Parking your vehicle .......... 7-35 To temporarily cancel the cruise control ..... 7-42 To turn off the cruise control......7-42 Electronic parking brake........7-36 To change the cruising speed ......7-42 Parking tips ............7-39 Cruise control indicator light......7-44 Cruise control.............

  • Page 310

    The engine is designed to operate using SUBARU Dealer for service. If it is optimize engine and emission control unleaded gasoline with an octane rating determined that the condition is caused system performance with gasoline that of 87 AKI (90 RON) or higher.

  • Page 311

    SUBARU approves the use of improper fuel are not covered under the reformulated gasoline. SUBARU Limited Warranty.

  • Page 312

    Starting and operating slowly counterclockwise. WARNING WARNING Before opening the fuel filler cap, first touch the vehicle body or a . Gasoline vapor is highly flam- metal portion of the fuel pump or mable. Before refueling, always similar object to discharge any first stop the engine and close all static electricity that may be present vehicle doors and windows.

  • Page 313: Check Engine Warn Ing Light/malfunction In- Dicator Light

    SUBARU Limited Warranty. 7. Close the fuel filler lid completely. If gauge. This indicates that the fuel filler . Always use a genuine SUBARU you spill any fuel on the painted surface, door (lid) is located on the right side of fuel filler cap.

  • Page 314

    . Owners of rejected or failing vehicles tion of the OBDII system. service station in advance not to should contact their SUBARU Dealer for . The inspection of the OBDII system place your SUBARU AWD vehicle service.

  • Page 315

    2. Check the appearance and condition testing program. When properly used, this of the tires. Also check tires for proper equipment should not damage a SUBARU inflation. AWD vehicle. 3. Look under the vehicle for any sign of Under no circumstances should the rear leaks.

  • Page 316

    Starting and operating . On rare occasions, transient knock- Starting and stopping the foliage, paper, or other flam- ing may be heard from the engine when mable substances. The exhaust engine (models without the accelerator is operated rapidly pipe and exhaust emissions can push-button ignition switch) such as a rapid start-up and a rapid create a fire hazard at high...

  • Page 317

    LOCK position. After waiting for 10 (4) If the engine still refuses to start, warning and indicator lights. Refer to seconds or longer, turn the ignition contact your nearest SUBARU dealer Warning and indicator lights F3-12. switch to the START position without for assistance.

  • Page 318

    This will cause a malfunction with the vehicle. loss of power to the power steering Refer to Safety precautions F2-11. Contact a SUBARU dealer imme- and the brake booster, making steer- diately. & Operating range for push- ing and braking more difficult.

  • Page 319

    7-12 Starting and operating the brake pedal, the engine starter indicator does not turn green. operates for a maximum of 10 seconds 5. While depressing the brake pedal, and after starting the engine, the starter press the push-button ignition switch. stops automatically.

  • Page 320

    Stop the vehicle in a service mode to prevent the safe place, and contact a system from unexpectedly start- SUBARU dealer immediately. ing the engine. The remote engine start system allows – CONTINUED –...

  • Page 321

    To change the time until the engine 3. After step 2, immediately press and automatically stops, contact your hold the lock button. The hazard warning SUBARU dealer. However, local laws flashers then flash once. and regulations may prohibit changing this time.

  • Page 322

    7-15 Starting and operating & Models without “keyless ac- honk the horn and flash the side marker state. lights, tail lights and parking lights once. cess with push-button start *: Provided that the remote engine start The system will check certain precondi- transmitter is within the operating range of system”...

  • Page 323

    7-16 Starting and operating vehicle s engine management system Transmitter flash sequence Feature description determines there is a safety risk due to a vehicle related problem, the vehicle will Flashes when button is Indicates that the system is transmitting an RF signal. pressed shut down and the vehicle s horn will honk three times.

  • Page 324

    7-17 Starting and operating & Entering the vehicle while it button start system , press the push- your setting. button ignition switch while depressing is running via remote start & Service mode (models with- the brake pedal to restart the engine. 1.

  • Page 325

    7-18 Starting and operating ! Changing the batteries service personnel that your vehicle is the transmitter that you want to program. equipped with a remote engine start 6. The system will flash the side marker system. lights, tail lights and parking lights and CAUTION honk the horn one time, indicating that the &...

  • Page 326

    7-19 Starting and operating For models without “keyless access erly (battery + should be pointed away with push-button start system: from the transmitter circuit board on both batteries). The two 3-volt lithium batteries (model CR-2032) supplied in your remote engine 4.

  • Page 327

    7-20 Starting and operating Manual transmission WARNING . Do not drive the vehicle with the clutch disengaged (i.e., when the clutch pedal is depressed) or with the shift lever in the neutral position. Engine braking has no effect in either of these condi- tions and the risk of an accident is consequently increased.

  • Page 328

    7-21 Starting and operating enter the red area if these speeds are lower gear before the engine starts to Shift up mph (km/h) exceeded. labor. 1st to 2nd 15 (24) With the exception of cases where sudden On steep downgrades, downshift the acceleration is required, the vehicle 2nd to 3rd 25 (40)

  • Page 329

    7-22 Starting and operating mal timing after the engine has warmed Automatic transmission/Con- than 5 seconds in any position except the “N” or “P” position tinuously variable transmis- . Immediately after transmission fluid when the brake is applied or sion is replaced, you may feel that the when chocks are used in the transmission operation is somewhat...

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    7-23 Starting and operating “N” position, the engine is controlled provides superior transmission effi- sion are not locked. In this position, the ciency for maximum fuel economy. At so that the engine speed may not transmission is neutral; the vehicle will roll times, depending on varying driving become too high even if the accelerator freely, even on the slightest incline unless...

  • Page 331

    Contact a lever is in the N position, the select lever prevented from taking place when the SUBARU dealer for an inspection as soon may not be moved to the P position after accelerator is released. This minimizes as possible.

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    If the select lever does not move after performing the above procedure, the shift lock system may be malfunctioning. Con- tact a SUBARU dealer for an inspection as soon as possible. – CONTINUED –...

  • Page 333

    7-26 Starting and operating traffic signals), the downshift indicator turns off. Gearshifts can be performed using the shift paddle behind the steering wheel. Type A Type B Upshift indicator Upshift indicator Downshift indicator Downshift indicator Gear position indicator Gear position indicator When the manual mode is selected, the To upshift to the next higher gear position, gear position indicator and upshift indica-...

  • Page 334

    7-27 Starting and operating warning light turns off. Power steering CAUTION & Driving tips Do not place or hang anything on CAUTION the shift paddles. Doing so may . On a road surface where there is a risk result in accidental gear shifting. of wheelspin (for example, a snow- or Do not hold the steering wheel at the gravel-covered road), you can pull away...

  • Page 335

    7-28 Starting and operating ! Brake assist system a loss of control of the vehicle. Keep Braking driving straight ahead while gradually & Braking tips reducing speed. Then slowly pull off the WARNING road to a safe place. Do not be overconfident about the WARNING &...

  • Page 336

    If a squeaking or scraping noise is heard vehicles. from the disc brakes while braking, im- & ABS warning light . When you feel the ABS system mediately have your vehicle inspected by Refer to ABS warning light F3-20. the nearest SUBARU dealer. operating, you should maintain...

  • Page 337

    3. Release the parking brake. If both warning lights turn off, the EBD system may be malfunctioning. Drive carefully to the nearest SUBARU dealer and have the system inspected. 4. If both warning lights illuminate again and remain illuminated after the engine...

  • Page 338

    MIN mark, the EBD system may be maintained at all times and under system malfunctioning. Drive carefully to the all conditions, its activation nearest SUBARU dealer and have the should be seen as a sign that system inspected. the speed of the vehicle should WARNING be reduced considerably.

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    7-32 Starting and operating vation of this function is indicated by snow tires or winter tires spare tire, the effectiveness of . Activation of the Vehicle Dynamics flashing of the Vehicle Dynamics Control the Vehicle Dynamics Control operation indicator light. Control system will cause operation of system is reduced and this the steering wheel to feel slightly...

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    7-33 Starting and operating & Vehicle Dynamics Control light turns off. again, turn the ignition switch to the “LOCK”/“OFF” position and restart the OFF switch You should not deactivate the Vehicle engine. Dynamics Control system except under . When the switch is pressed to the above-mentioned situations.

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    TPMS is unable to monitor all warm and their pressures increase Low tire pressure warning light (type B) four road wheels. Contact your accordingly. Be sure to let the tires SUBARU dealer as soon as possible The tire pressure monitoring system pro-...

  • Page 342

    SUBARU dealer to have eration of the vehicle. Also, on the system inspected. hot or sunny days, the tempera- ture in a closed vehicle could...

  • Page 343

    7-36 Starting and operating & Electronic parking brake and contact your SUBARU deal- cause unnecessary wear on the brake linings. Before starting to drive, always make sure that the parking brake has been released CAUTION and the brake system warning light has turned off.

  • Page 344

    7-37 Starting and operating . The driver s seatbelt is not fastened. without depressing the brake pedal or stopping on an uphill slope, depress the clutch pedal, the parking brake is the brake pedal firmly and release it If the parking brake is automatically not released.

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    7-38 Starting and operating . When you do not frequently use the ! Hill Holder indicator light the brake system warning light has parking brake when stopping on an uphill illuminated. Otherwise, the Hill slope Holder function may not operate properly and an accident may occur.

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    P (Park) position. nearest safe location and contact overheating. your SUBARU dealer. Never rely on the transmission alone to hold the vehicle. If a malfunction occurs in the electronic NOTE...

  • Page 347

    7-40 Starting and operating & To set cruise control Cruise control NOTE For models with EyeSight system: Refer to the Owner’s Manual supple- ment for the EyeSight system. Cruise control enables you to maintain a constant vehicle speed without holding your foot on the accelerator pedal and it is operative when the vehicle speed is 25 mph (40 km/h) or more.

  • Page 348

    7-41 Starting and operating SET side and release it. Then release At this time, the cruise control set indicator the accelerator pedal. light is illuminated in the combination meter. For models with a type A combina- tion meter, the set speed will be shown on the combination meter.

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    7-42 Starting and operating & To temporarily cancel the . Turn the ignition switch to the Acc or The cruise control set indicator light in the combination meter turns off when the LOCK / OFF position (but only when the cruise control vehicle is completely stopped).

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    7-43 Starting and operating by pressing the RES/SET switch to the the vehicle speed. set speed. . Except U.S. spec. models RES side quickly. U.S. spec. models If the difference between the actual Except U.S. spec. models When the difference between the actual vehicle speed when the switch is When the difference between the actual vehicle speed and the set speed is less...

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    7-44 Starting and operating & Cruise control indicator light Refer to Cruise control indicator light F3-32. & Cruise control set indicator light Refer to Cruise control set indicator light F3-32.

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    Driving tips New vehicle break-in driving – the first Rocking the vehicle ........... 8-12 1,000 miles (1,600 km) ........Loading your vehicle......... 8-12 Fuel economy hints ..........Vehicle capacity weight........8-13 GVWR and GAWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Engine exhaust gas (carbon monoxide).... and Gross Axle Weight Rating) ......

  • Page 353

    Driving tips New vehicle break-in driving Fuel economy hints Engine exhaust gas (carbon – the first 1,000 miles (1,600 monoxide) The following suggestions will help to save your fuel. . Select the proper gear position for the WARNING The performance and long life of your speed and road conditions.

  • Page 354

    Driving tips Catalytic converter exhaust fumes are entering the vehicle, have t he probl em checked and corrected as soon WARNING as possible. If you must drive under these conditions, drive . Avoid fire hazards. Do not drive only with all windows fully open. or park the vehicle anywhere .

  • Page 355

    Driving tips your vehicle checked and repaired by an Periodic inspections Driving in foreign countries authorized SUBARU dealer. . Do not apply undercoating or rust To keep your vehicle in the best condition When planning to use your vehicle in...

  • Page 356

    By shifting power between the front and use a tire that is of the same size, If you use a temporary spare tire to rear wheels, SUBARU AWD can also circumference, construction, replace a flat tire, be sure to use the...

  • Page 357

    If you do take your Off road driving There is little difference in handling, SUBARU off road, you should review the however, during extremely sharp turns or common sense precautions in the next sudden braking. Therefore, when driving...

  • Page 358

    Driving tips . Drive carefully. Do not take unneces- vehicle and may cause it to stall. Never could be thrown around in the vehicle and sary risks by driving in dangerous areas or attempt to drive through rushing water; cause injury. Do not pile heavy loads on over rough terrain.

  • Page 359

    Remember that damage done to your Forcing a frozen door open may damage SUBARU while operating it off-road and or separate the rubber weather strips not using common sense precautions around the door. If the door is frozen,...

  • Page 360

    Driving tips ! Before driving your vehicle a different concentration from the one 1. Place the shift lever in 1 or R for MT used previously, purge the old fluid from models, or the select lever in P for AT Before entering the vehicle, remove any the piping between the reservoir tank and models and CVT models.

  • Page 361

    8-10 Driving tips If your SUBARU is not going to be used vehicle speed. (Shift into a lower gear rear window defogger. Refer to Defogger and deicer F3-49. for an extended period, it is best to have when necessary.) the fuel tank filled to capacity.

  • Page 362

    8-11 Driving tips never mix radial, belted bias or bias tires blades. If this happens, reduce the that are of the same size, circum- since this may result in dangerous hand- vehicle speed. ference, construction, manufac- ling characteristics. When you choose a turer, brand (tread pattern), de- tire, make sure that there is enough gree of wear, speed symbol and...

  • Page 363

    8-12 Driving tips device if it is contacting your vehicle, Loading your vehicle possible. and do not spin your wheels. Damage . When you carry something inside caused to your vehicle by use of a the vehicle, secure it whenever traction device is not covered under WARNING you can to prevent it from being...

  • Page 364

    8-13 Driving tips & Vehicle capacity weight side door pillar. It includes the total weight CAUTION of the driver and all passengers and their belongings, any optional equipment such Do not carry spray cans, containers as a trailer hitch, roof rack or bike carrier, with flammable or corrosive liquids etc., and the tongue load of a trailer.

  • Page 365

    SUBARU carrying at- er s Manual of a genuine SUBARU carry- may lower the GVWR and GAWR limita- ing attachment. Place the heaviest load at tachment. The bars must never tions.

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    Owner s Manual of a . Do not slide the bar more than 1. Pull out the integrated crossbars from genuine SUBARU carrying attachment. necessary when sliding the bar. the roof rail holders by pulling up the...

  • Page 367

    8-16 Driving tips 3. Install the bars into the holders. 2. Undo the cap of the roof rail holder by 4. Pull out the crossbar from the roof rail using the torque wrench. holder by pulling up the cover. 4. Make sure that the latches are fitted securely.

  • Page 368

    8-17 Driving tips torque is approximately 8.9 + 2.2 lbf·ft (12 + 3.0 N·m, 1.2 + 0.3 kgf·m). 2. Pull out the crossbars from the roof rail 4. Install the bars into the holders. holders by pulling up the covers. 5.

  • Page 369

    8-18 Driving tips Trailer hitch (Outback — if & Connecting a trailer could get loose and create a traffic safety hazard. equipped) 1. Remove the receiver cover from the . Use only the ball mount supplied hitch receiver tube. Then insert the ball with this hitch.

  • Page 370

    8-19 Driving tips 5. Use only a hitch ball that is appropriate for the ball mount and your trailer. The hitch ball must be securely installed on the ball mount. 6. Connect your trailer to the hitch ball. 7. Connect the trailer and the hitch with safety chains that will hold the trailer s maximum gross weight.

  • Page 371

    & Maximum load limits of correct equipment and cautious opera- tion of your vehicle. Seek the advice of your SUBARU dealer to assist you in WARNING purchasing a hitch and other necessary Never exceed the maximum load towing equipment appropriate for your limits explained in the following.

  • Page 372

    8-21 Driving tips 3.6 L models ble. Conditions Maximum total trailer weight ! Total trailer weight When towing a trailer without brakes. 1,000 lbs (453 kg) When towing a trailer with brakes. 3,000 lbs (1,360 kg) 1,500 lbs (680 kg) When towing a trailer on a long uphill grade continuously for over 5 miles (8 km) with an outside temperature of 1048F (408C) or above.

  • Page 373

    8-22 Driving tips ! Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) and The total weight applied to each axle (GAW) must never exceed the Gross Axle Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Weight Rating (GAWR). The front and rear (GVWR) GAWs can be adjusted by relocating passengers and luggage inside the vehi- cle.

  • Page 374

    8-23 Driving tips NOTE ! Tongue load For vehicles with trailer brakes, the trailer tongue load exceeds 200 lbs (90 kg) when calculated at 8% of the maximum total trailer weight. Even in this case, the maximum value is 200 lbs (90 kg). Front Tongue load The tongue load can be adjusted by...

  • Page 375

    Regularly check that the hitch mounting bolts and nuts are tight. ! Outback WARNING & Connecting a trailer The use of a genuine SUBARU trailer hitch is recommended. A genuine Never drill the frame or under-body ! Trailer brakes SUBARU hitch is available from your of your vehicle to install a commer- SUBARU dealer.

  • Page 376

    ! Trailer safety chains wiring changes. To ensure the trailer lights are connected properly, please consult WARNING your SUBARU dealer. Check for proper operation of the turn signals and the stop Always use safety chains between lights each time you hitch up.

  • Page 377

    8-26 Driving tips road service to repair the flat tire. the rear, check the total trailer weight, Avoid sudden braking because it may GVW, GAWs and tongue load again, then result in skidding or jackknifing and loss of If you carry a regular size spare tire in your confirm that the load and its distribution control.

  • Page 378

    (models with type A combina- apply the parking brake; slowly release tion meter) F3-11. immediately by the nearest SUBARU the regular brakes. dealer. Coolant temperature high warning 5. Shift into 1st or reverse gear (MT ! Driving on grades light illuminates (if equipped).

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    In case of emergency If you park your vehicle in an emergency..Towing ..............9-14 Towing and tie-down hooks/holes ...... 9-14 Temporary spare tire........... Using a flat-bed truck......... 9-16 Maintenance tools ..........Towing with all wheels on the ground....9-17 Legacy..............

  • Page 381

    (TPMS) is un- able to monitor all four road The hazard warning flasher can be acti- wheels. Contact your SUBARU vated regardless of the ignition switch dealer as soon as possible for position.

  • Page 382

    In case of emergency Maintenance tools CAUTION Never use any temporary spare tire Your vehicle is equipped with the following other than the original. Using other maintenance tools. . Jack sizes may result in severe mechan- ical damage to the drive train of your .

  • Page 383

    In case of emergency & Legacy Tool bucket the floor cover of the trunk. The electronic parking brake release tool is stored under the floor of the trunk. The other tools are stored in the tool bucket that is located in the recess of the spare tire wheel.

  • Page 384

    In case of emergency & Outback Tool bucket The jack handle is stored under the cargo area. The electronic parking brake release tool is stored under the floor of the cargo area. The other tools are stored in the tool bucket that is located in the recess of the spare tire wheel.

  • Page 385

    In case of emergency . Always turn off the engine before 5. Take out the jack, jack handle and Flat tires wheel nut wrench. raising the flat tire off the ground using the jack. Never swing or The tools and the spare tire are stored If you have a flat tire while driving, never push the vehicle supported with brake suddenly;...

  • Page 386

    In case of emergency Outback Turn the jackscrew by hand until the jack 7. Loosen the wheel nuts using the wheel head engages firmly into the jack-up point. nut wrench but do not remove the nuts. 6. Take out the tool bucket and turn the attaching bolt counterclockwise, then take the spare tire out.

  • Page 387

    In case of emergency 10. Remove the wheel nuts and the flat wheel nuts. Tighten them by hand. on the wrench because you may exceed tire. the specified torque. Have the wheel nut WARNING torque checked at the nearest automotive service facility.

  • Page 388

    In case of emergency & Tire pressure monitoring 15. Store the flat tire in the spare tire indicated by sending a signal from a compartment. sensor that is installed in each wheel system (TPMS) (if equipped) when tire pressure is severely low. Put the spacer and tighten the attaching bolt firmly.

  • Page 389

    If battery fluid gets on you, four road wheels. Contact your . A running engine can be danger- thoroughly flush the exposed SUBARU dealer as soon as possible ous. Keep your fingers, hands, area with water immediately. Get for tire and sensor replacement and/...

  • Page 390

    9-11 In case of emergency & How to jump start 1. Make sure the booster battery is 12 volts and the negative terminal is grounded. 2. If the booster battery is in another vehicle, do not let the two vehicles touch. 3.

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    9-12 In case of emergency Connect one jumper cable to the positive (+) terminal on the discharged battery. Connect the other end of the jumper cable to the positive (+) terminal of the booster battery. Connect one end of the other cable to the negative (−) terminal of the booster battery.

  • Page 392

    9-13 In case of emergency 2. Open the hood to ventilate the engine radiator cap, then turn the cap counter- Engine overheating compartment. Refer to Engine hood clockwise slowly without pressing down F11-7. until it stops. Release the pressure from the radiator.

  • Page 393

    (Le- gacy) or cargo area (Outback). If towing is necessary, it is best done by your SUBARU dealer or a commercial 3. Screw the towing hook into the towing service. Observe the following threaded hole until the threads can no procedures for safety.

  • Page 394

    9-15 In case of emergency longer be seen. Rear towing hook: 1. Take the towing hook out of the tool bucket and take the screwdriver out of the tool bucket. Take the jack handle out of the trunk (Legacy) or cargo area (Out- back).

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    9-16 In case of emergency After towing, remove the towing hook from Rear tie-down holes: WARNING the vehicle and stow it in the tool bucket. Fit the towing hook cover on the bumper. Use the rear tie-down holes only for downward anchoring.

  • Page 396

    WARNING electronic parking brake release your vehicle on a flat-bed truck. tool, contact your SUBARU deal- . Never turn the ignition switch to er for inspection as soon as the “LOCK”/“OFF” position while 1. Release the parking brake and put the possible.

  • Page 397

    Have your SUBARU dealer release the ing brake release tool may rotate electronic parking brake if necessary. and unexpected accident may In the event that you cannot release the occur.

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    9-19 In case of emergency wise. CAUTION . Do not turn the electronic parking brake release tool counterclock- wise or turn it around more than 300 times. Doing so may result in a malfunction of the electronic parking brake. . Do not use electric power tools to turn the electronic parking brake release tool.

  • Page 399

    9-20 In case of emergency Access key – if access key & Locking and unlocking position. 3. Depress the brake pedal. does not operate properly CAUTION Keep metallic objects, magnetic sources and signal transmitters away from the area between the access key and the push-button ignition switch.

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    If you open the trunk lid with a key lowed precisely, contact your SUBARU al, press the push-button ignition switch. while the alarm system is armed, the dealer.

  • Page 401

    9-22 In case of emergency Rear gate (Outback) – if the Always use a flat-head screwdriver or a similar tool. rear gate cannot be unlocked In the event that you cannot unlock the rear gate by operating the power door locking switches, keyless access function or the remote keyless entry system, you can unlock it from inside the cargo area.

  • Page 402

    Appearance care Exterior care ............10-2 Cleaning the interior.......... 10-5 Washing............. 10-2 Seat fabric ............10-5 Waxing and polishing ......... 10-3 Leather seat materials........10-5 Synthetic leather upholstery....... 10-5 Cleaning aluminum wheels ......... 10-3 Corrosion protection.......... 10-4 Climate control panel, audio panel, instrument panel, console panel, switches, combination Most common causes of corrosion .....

  • Page 403

    10-2 Appearance care to dry there. Rinse the vehicle thoroughly Exterior care become tangled around it, dama- with plenty of lukewarm water. Wipe the ging the wiper arm and other & Washing remaining water off with a chamois or soft components.

  • Page 404

    . Clean the vehicle (including the alumi- Always wash and dry the vehicle before SUBARU dealer or an auto paint specia- num wheels) with water as soon as waxing and polishing.

  • Page 405

    Contact above freezing. your SUBARU dealer to perform this kind 3. Dampness in certain parts of the of maintenance and treatment if you need vehicle remains for a long time, even...

  • Page 406

    If your SUBARU is to be parked for a long time in bright sunlight, it is recommended that the seats and headrests be covered, or the windows shaded, to prevent fading or shrinkage.

  • Page 407

    10-6 Appearance care & Climate control panel, audio & Monitor (if equipped) panel, instrument panel, To clean the audio/navigation monitor, console panel, switches, wipe it with a silicone cloth or with a soft combination meter, and other cloth. If the monitor is extremely dirty, plastic surface clean it with a soft cloth moistened with neutral detergent then carefully wipe off...

  • Page 408

    Maintenance and service Maintenance schedule ........11-3 Manual transmission oil ........11-19 Recommended grade and viscosity ....11-19 Maintenance precautions........11-3 Automatic transmission fluid......11-19 Before checking or servicing in the engine compartment............ 11-4 Checking the fluid level........11-19 When checking or servicing in the engine Recommended fluid .........

  • Page 409

    Maintenance and service Tires and wheels ..........11-28 Fuses ..............11-42 Types of tires ........... 11-28 Installation of accessories ......11-43 Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) Replacing bulbs ..........11-43 (if equipped)........... 11-28 Headlight............11-43 Tire inspection ..........11-30 Front turn signal light ........11-45 Tire pressures and wear ........

  • Page 410

    Warranty and Main- done by an authorized SUBARU dealer. handled, for example, battery tenance Booklet . If you perform maintenance and service acid.

  • Page 411

    SRS airbag or seatbelt preten- the engine is stopped. sioner needs service, consult . Do not spill engine oil, engine your nearest SUBARU dealer. coolant, brake fluid or any other fluid on hot engine components. This may cause a fire.

  • Page 412

    11-5 Maintenance and service ! Type B clips Maintenance tips the engine has stopped. Some clips and fender linings must be & When checking or servicing removed before replacing the air cleaner in the engine compartment elements or specific bulbs. while the engine is running &...

  • Page 413

    11-6 Maintenance and service ! Reinstalling clips ! Type C clips Type C clips Insert the clip without the center portion Type A clips 1. Turn the clip counterclockwise using a first and then push the center portion of Phillips screwdriver until the center portion the clip into the hole.

  • Page 414

    11-7 Maintenance and service & Removing air intake duct Engine hood To open the hood: 1. If the wiper blades are lifted off the windshield, return them to their original positions. 3. Remove the clip from the fender lining. Refer to Type B clips F11-5. Use a screwdriver to undo the clips on the air intake duct, then remove the air intake duct.

  • Page 415

    11-8 Maintenance and service WARNING Always check that the hood is properly locked before you start driving. If it is not, it might fly open while the vehicle is moving and block your view, which may cause an accident and serious bodily in- jury.

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    11-9 Maintenance and service Power steering fluid reservoir Engine compartment overview (page 11-22) Clutch fluid reservoir (page 11-24) & 2.5 L models Brake fluid reservoir (page 11-23) Fuse box (page 11-42) Battery (page 11-41) Windshield washer tank (page 11-35) Engine oil filler cap (page 11-11) Engine coolant reservoir (page 11-16) Radiator cap (page 11-16) 10) Engine oil filter (page 11-13)

  • Page 417

    11-10 Maintenance and service & 3.6 L models Power steering fluid reservoir (page 11-22) Differential gear oil level gauge (page 11-21) Automatic transmission fluid level gauge (page 11-19) Brake fluid reservoir (page 11-23) Fuse box (page 11-42) Battery (page 11-41) Windshield washer tank (page 11-35) Engine oil filler cap (page 11-11) Engine coolant reservoir (page 11-16)

  • Page 418

    Check the engine oil level at each fuel ing light illuminates, have your vehicle stop. inspected by your SUBARU dealer as 1. Park the vehicle on a level surface and soon as possible. stop the engine. If you check the oil level .

  • Page 419

    11-12 Maintenance and service 3.6 L models 2.5 L models 3.6 L models Oil level gauge Full level Full level Oil filler cap Low level Low level Approximately 1.1 US qt (1.0 liter, 0.9 Approximately 1.1 US qt (1.0 liter, 0.9 2.

  • Page 420

    11-13 Maintenance and service NOTE 2. Park the vehicle on a level surface and CAUTION stop the engine. To prevent overfilling the engine oil, do . For 2.5 L models, be careful not not add any additional oil above the full 3.

  • Page 421

    11-14 Maintenance and service the drain plug while the engine is still Oil filter Part Amount of warm. The used oil should be drained into Model color number rotation an appropriate container and disposed of 2.5 L properly. Blue 15208AA12A models rotation WARNING...

  • Page 422

    , u s e o n l y NOTE SUBARU Super Coolant. Engine oil viscosity (thickness) affects If the SUBARU Super Coolant is fuel economy. Oils of lower viscosity diluted with another brand or provide better fuel economy. However,...

  • Page 423

    FULL level mark Have the coolant changed by your equipped). Refer to Coolant temperature LOW level mark SUBARU dealer if necessary. low indicator light/Coolant temperature Check the coolant level at each fuel stop. high warning light F3-16. The coolant should be changed according 1.

  • Page 424

    The air more frequently. It is recommended that cleaner element not only filters you always use genuine SUBARU parts. intake air but also stops flames if the engine backfires. If the air cleaner element is not installed when the engine backfires, you could be burned.

  • Page 425

    It is recommended that you have the spark plugs replaced by your 3. To remove the connector cable from SUBARU dealer. the air cleaner case, remove the clip that is attached to the connector cable from the The spark plugs should be replaced...

  • Page 426

    However, if neces- The automatic transmission fluid expands engine is equipped with an automatic belt sary, consult your SUBARU dealer for largely as its temperature rises; the fluid tension adjuster. However, replacement of inspection.

  • Page 427

    11-20 Maintenance and service & Recommended fluid fluid level on the gauge. If it is below the lower level on the HOT range, add the Refer to Fluids F12-8. recommended automatic transmission fluid up to the upper level. NOTE Using any non-specified type of auto- ! Checking the fluid level when the matic transmission fluid could result in fluid is cold...

  • Page 428

    There is no fluid level gauge. It is unnecessary to check the continuously ! AT models variable transmission fluid level. However, if necessary, consult your SUBARU dealer for inspection. Upper level Lower level 3. Pull out the level gauge again and check the oil level on it.

  • Page 429

    There is no oil level gauge. To check the front differential gear oil level, we recom- rear differential gear oil level, we recom- mend that you consult your SUBARU mend that you consult your SUBARU dealer for inspection. dealer for inspection.

  • Page 430

    . If the vehicle requires frequent Refer to Fluids F12-8. refilling, there may be a leak. If you suspect a problem, have the vehicle checked at your SUBARU dealer. CAUTION . When adding brake fluid, be care- ful not to allow any dirt into the reservoir.

  • Page 431

    . If the vehicle requires frequent refilling, there may be a leak. If you suspect a problem, have the MAX level mark vehicle checked at your SUBARU MIN level mark dealer. Check the fluid level on the outside of the .

  • Page 432

    If the brake booster does not operate as described in the following procedure, have CAUTION when adding it. If clutch fluid it checked by your SUBARU dealer. touches the exhaust pipe, it may Never use different brands of clutch 1. With the engine off, depress the brake cause a bad smell, smoke, and/or fluid together.

  • Page 433

    Lightly pull the brake pedal up with one finger to check the free play with a force of less than 2 lbf (10 N, 1 kgf). If the free play is not within proper specification, contact your SUBARU deal-...

  • Page 434

    11-27 Maintenance and service & Checking the clutch pedal you apply the brake pedal, have the brake Replacement of brake pad pads serviced by your SUBARU dealer as free play and lining soon as possible. & Breaking-in of new brake...

  • Page 435

    11-28 Maintenance and service replace all four tires. the temperature in the garage and the Tires and wheels temperature outside. By way of example, ! Winter (snow) tires & Types of tires the following table shows the required tire Winter tires are best suited for driving on pressures that correspond to various out- You should be familiar with type of tires snow-covered and icy roads.

  • Page 436

    In this event, go as soon as possible. When a tire is replaced, adjustments are to a SUBARU dealer to have the system necessary to ensure continued normal When a spare tire is mounted or a inspected as soon as possible.

  • Page 437

    Driving even a short distance warms up Drive slowly to the nearest authorized promptly contact a SUBARU dealer the tires and increases the tire pressures. SUBARU dealer and have the vehicle to have the system inspected. Also, the tire pressures are affected by the inspected.

  • Page 438

    11-31 Maintenance and service . Correct tire pressure (tread worn . Abnormally low tire pressure (tread trollability and ride comfort, and they cause the tires to wear abnormally. evenly) worn at shoulders) Roadholding is good, and steering is Rolling resistance is high, so fuel con- responsive.

  • Page 439

    If you suspect that the wheels are not correctly balanced, have them checked and adjusted by your SUBARU dealer. Also have them adjusted after tire repairs and after tire rotation. New tread Ride comfort is poor.

  • Page 440

    11-33 Maintenance and service the direction mark facing forward. cause the vehicle to hydroplane. The resulting loss of vehicle control & Tire rotation can lead to an accident. NOTE For safety, inspect the tire tread reg- ularly and replace the tires before their tread wear indicators become visible.

  • Page 441

    For safe vehicle operation, SUBARU controllability and braking per- recommends replacing all four tires at formance and can lead to an the same time.

  • Page 442

    . When wheel nuts, balance weights, or fluid runs out, add washer fluid in the tank. the center cap is replaced, be sure to replace them with genuine SUBARU parts designed for aluminum wheels. Windshield washer fluid warning light (type A)

  • Page 443

    SUBARU Windshield Washer Fluid washer nozzles by operating the washer contains 58.5% methyl alcohol and 41.5% for a certain period of time. Otherwise, if surfactant, by volume.

  • Page 444

    11-37 Maintenance and service & Windshield wiper blade as- . Return the passenger-side wiper Replacement of wiper blades arm to its original position before sembly returning the driver-side wiper Grease, wax, insects, or other materials 1. Raise the wiper arm off the windshield. arm to its original position.

  • Page 445

    11-38 Maintenance and service & Windshield wiper blade rub- grooves in the rubber and slide the blade rubber assembly into the support until it locks. Metal spines 2. If the new blade rubber is not provided Support with two metal spines, remove the metal Claw spines from the old blade rubber and Stopper...

  • Page 446

    11-39 Maintenance and service & Rear window wiper blade & Rear window wiper blade assembly (Outback) rubber (Outback) 1. Raise the wiper arm off the rear window. 3. Pull the wiper blade assembly toward you to remove it from the wiper arm. 1.

  • Page 447

    11-40 Maintenance and service 2. Pull the blade rubber assembly out of ends. If the rubber is not retained properly, the plastic support. the wiper may scratch the rear window glass. 5. Install the wiper blade assembly to the wiper arm. Make sure that it locks in place. 6.

  • Page 448

    11-41 Maintenance and service distilled water. Battery remove rings, metal watchbands, and other metal jewelry. Never allow metal tools to contact the WARNING positive battery terminal and any- thing connected to it WHILE you . Before beginning work on or near are at the same time in contact any battery, be sure to extinguish with any other metallic portion of...

  • Page 449

    11-42 Maintenance and service Fuses CAUTION Never replace a fuse with one hav- ing 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 prevent damage to the wiring harness and electrical equipment.

  • Page 450

    6. If the same fuse blows again, this greasy gloves, fingerprints or indicates that its system has a problem. grease on the bulb surface will Contact your SUBARU dealer for repairs. develop into hot spots, causing the bulb to break. If there are finger- – CONTINUED –...

  • Page 451

    NOTE . If headlight aiming is required, con- sult your SUBARU dealer for proper adjustment of the headlight aim. . It may be difficult to replace the bulbs. We recommend that you have the bulbs replaced by your SUBARU dealer if necessary.

  • Page 452

    It may be difficult to replace the bulbs. intake duct, refer to Removing air intake duct F11-7. We recommend that you have the bulbs replaced by your SUBARU dealer if necessary. 3. Remove the bulb from the headlight assembly by turning it counterclockwise.

  • Page 453

    & Front fog light (if equipped) NOTE It may be difficult to replace the bulbs. We recommend that you have the bulbs replaced by your SUBARU dealer if necessary. 2. Turn over the mud guard. 3. Disconnect the electrical connector.

  • Page 454

    & Rear combination lights ! Legacy NOTE It may be difficult to replace the bulbs. We recommend that you have the bulbs replaced by your SUBARU dealer if necessary. 1. Turn the knobs of the cover 90 degrees counterclockwise to remove the cover.

  • Page 455

    11-48 Maintenance and service ! Outback Stop/tail and rear side marker light 4. Slide the rear combination light as- Rear turn signal light sembly straight rearward and remove it 1. Undo the clips. For the method to undo Backup light from the vehicle.

  • Page 456

    11-49 Maintenance and service & Tail/Backup light (Outback) Tail and rear side marker light 8. Reinstall the rear combination light Stop light assembly by sliding the two-pronged part 1. Apply a flat-head screwdriver to the Rear turn signal light of the combination light assembly securely light cover as shown in the illustration, and to each holder of the vehicle side.

  • Page 457

    & License plate light ! Legacy NOTE It may be difficult to replace the bulbs. We recommend that you have the bulbs replaced by your SUBARU dealer if necessary. Backup light 1. Open the trunk. 3. Turn the bulb socket counterclockwise Tail light and remove it.

  • Page 458

    11-51 Maintenance and service ! Outback 4. Install a new bulb. 5. Reinstall the lens. 6. Tighten the mounting screws. & Dome light 2. Turn the bulb until the flat surfaces at its ends are aligned vertically. 1. Remove the mounting screws using a 3.

  • Page 459

    11-52 Maintenance and service & Map light straight downward to remove it. 3. Install a new bulb. 4. Reinstall the lens. & Vanity mirror light 2. Pull the bulb out of the socket. 3. Install a new bulb. 1. Remove the lens by prying the edge of 4.

  • Page 460

    4. Reinstall the cover. & Other bulbs Other bulbs may be difficult to replace. We recommend that you have the bulbs replaced by your SUBARU dealer if necessary. 2. Pull the bulb out of the socket. 3. Install a new bulb.

  • Page 461

    CAUTION may result in a malfunction. . It is recommended that the battery . Do not let dust, oil or water get on should be replaced by a SUBARU or in the access key/transmitter dealer. when replacing battery. . Use a new battery.

  • Page 462

    11-55 Maintenance and service 2. Wrap a flat-head screwdriver with vinyl 4. Wrap a flat-head screwdriver with 5. Insert a new battery with its positive (+) tape or a cloth, and insert it in the gap (A) insulating tape, and insert it between the side facing upward as shown in the figure.

  • Page 463

    11-56 Maintenance and service & Replacing battery of trans- mitter Negative (−) side facing up 3. Remove the transmitter case from the key head. 5. Replace the old battery with a new battery (Type CR1620 or equivalent) 1. Remove the screw on the key head. making sure to install the new battery with the negative (−) side facing up.

  • Page 464

    Specifications Specifications ............. 12-2 Tires..............12-9 Fuses and circuits ........... 12-10 Dimensions............12-2 Engine ............... 12-3 Fuse panel located in the passenger compartment ..........12-10 Fuel ..............12-3 Fuse panel located in the engine Engine oil ............12-4 compartment ..........12-12 Manual transmission, front differential and rear Bulb chart............

  • Page 465

    12-2 Specifications Specifications These specifications are subject to change without notice. & Dimensions in (mm) Legacy Outback Item 2.5 L 2.5 L 3.6 L 3.6 L Drive system Transmission type Overall length 187.2 (4,755) 189.0 (4,800) Overall width 71.7 (1,820) 71.7 (1,820) Overall height 66.1 (1,680)

  • Page 466

    12-3 Specifications & Engine Engine model FB25 EZ36D (2.5 L, DOHC, non-turbo) (3.6 L, DOHC, non-turbo) Engine type Horizontally opposed, liquid cooled 4 cylinder, Horizontally opposed, liquid cooled 6 cylinder, 4 stroke gasoline engine 4 stroke gasoline engine Displacement cu-in (cc) 152.4 (2,498) 221.5 (3,630) Bore 6 Stroke in (mm)

  • Page 467

    SUBARU dealer. ! Approved engine oil Always use the SUBARU approved engine oil. For further details, please contact your SUBARU dealer. If the approved engine oil is unavailable, use the alternative engine oil described on the next page.

  • Page 468

    12-5 Specifications ! 2.5 L models SAE viscosity No. and Oil grade Engine oil capacity applicable temperature Adding the oil from low level to 0W-20 synthetic oil is the required oil full level: for optimum engine performance and 1.1 US qt (1.0 liter, 0.9 Imp qt) protection.

  • Page 469

    12-6 Specifications ! 3.6 L models SAE viscosity No. and Oil grade Engine oil capacity applicable temperature Adding the oil from L to F level: Your vehicle is designed to use 5W-30 1.1 US qt (1.0 liter, 0.9 Imp qt) conventional motor oil, however 5W-30 Changing the oil and oil filter: synthetic may be used for optimum...

  • Page 470

    12-7 Specifications & Manual transmission, front differential and rear differential gear oil Oil grade API classification GL-5 SAE viscosity No. and applicable temperature Remarks* Manual transmission oil F11-19 Manual transmission oil 3.5 US qt (3.3 liters, 2.9 Imp qt) Oil capacity* AT models 1.5 US qt (1.4 liters, 1.2 Imp qt) Front differential gear oil (AT and...

  • Page 471

    10.4 US qt (9.8 liters, 8.6 Imp qt) F11-19 models) · IDEMITSU ATF HP Continuously variable transmission Continuously variable trans- Consult your SUBARU dealer. 13.1 US qt (12.4 liters, 10.9 Imp qt) mission fluid F11-21 fluid (CVT models) Power steering fluid · SUBARU ATF ·...

  • Page 472

    12-9 Specifications & Electrical system Battery type and capacity (5HR) 75D23R (12V-52AH) Alternator 2.5 L models 12V-110A 3.6 L models 12V-130A Spark plugs 2.5 L models SILZKAR7B11 (NGK) SILFR6C11 (NGK) 3.6 L models & Tires Tire size P205/60R16 P215/70R16 P225/60R17 P215/50R17 P225/50R17 16 6 6 1/2J...

  • Page 473

    12-10 Specifications Fuses and circuits Fuse Fuse Circuit panel rating & Fuse panel located in the passenger compartment Trailer hitch connector Rear power window (left side) Power window (driver s side) 7.5A Navigation system Front wiper deicer Moonroof 7.5A Combination meter 7.5A Remote control...

  • Page 474

    12-11 Specifications Fuse Fuse Fuse Fuse Circuit Circuit panel rating panel rating Socket Empty Power window Integrated unit (passenger s side) Rear power window Empty (right side) 7.5A Automatic condi- Empty tioner unit Front wiper deicer 7.5A Steering lock 7.5A Backup light 7.5A ABS/Vehicle dynamics...

  • Page 475

    12-12 Specifications & Fuse panel located in the engine compartment Fuse Fuse Circuit panel rating 7.5A CVT control unit Horn (right side) 7.5A Horn (center) 7.5A beam headlight (right side) beam headlight (left side) Fuel pump High beam headlight (left side) High beam headlight (right side) Continuously...

  • Page 476

    12-13 Specifications Fuse Fuse Fuse Fuse Circuit Circuit panel rating panel rating Engine control unit Audio unit Ignition coil Sub fan Engine control unit Main fan Engine control unit ABS/Vehicle dynamics control unit Automatic transmission control unit Fog light (right side) Illumination Fog light (left side) Rear combination light...

  • Page 477

    12-14 Specifications Bulb chart NOTE Lights A, B and C are the LED (Light Emitting Diode) type. Consult your SUBARU dealer for replacement.

  • Page 478

    12-15 Specifications Wattage Bulb No. High beam headlight 12V-60W HB3 (9005) Parking light 12V-5W Low beam headlight 12V-55W Front turn signal light 12V-21W WY21W Map light 12V-8W Dome light 12V-8W Door step light 12V-5W Front fog light Legacy 12V-19W Outback 12V-55W Front side marker light 12V-5W...

  • Page 479

    12-16 Specifications WARNING Wattage Bulb No. 12V-21W W21W Stop light (Outback) Bulbs may become very hot while Tail and rear side marker light illuminated. Before replacing bulbs, 12V-5W (Outback) turn off the lights and wait until the bulbs cool down. Otherwise, there is Trunk light (Legacy) 12V-5W the risk of sustaining a burn injury.

  • Page 480

    12-17 Specifications Emission control label Vehicle identification Vehicle identification number Certification and bar code label Tire inflation pressure label Vehicle identification number plate Model number label Fuel label Air conditioner label...

  • Page 481

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  • Page 482

    Consumer information and Reporting safety defects For U.S.A............13-2 Adverse safety consequences of overloading on handling and stopping and on tires ... 13-13 Tire information ..........13-2 Steps for Determining Correct Load Limit..13-13 Tire labeling ............13-2 Uniform tire quality grading standards ..13-14 Recommended tire inflation pressure....

  • Page 483

    13-2 Consumer information and Reporting safety defects For U.S.A. Tire information Example: & Tire labeling The following information has been compiled according to Code of Many markings (e.g. Tire size, Tire Federal Regulations Title 49, Part (1) P = Certain tire type used on Identification Number or TIN) are 575 .

  • Page 484

    13-3 Consumer information and Reporting safety defects Example: WARNING Speed ratings apply only to the tire, not to the vehicle. (1) Manufacturer s Identification Putting a speed rated tire on (6) Load Index: A numerical code Mark any vehicle does not mean which specifies the maximum load (2) Tire Size the vehicle can be operated...

  • Page 485

    13-4 Consumer information and Reporting safety defects ! Vehicle placard ! Maximum load rating STEEL + 2 POLYESTER + 1 NYLON SIDEWALL 2 POLYE- The load rating at the maximum STER permissible weight load for this tire. ! Uniform Tire Quality Grading For example, MAX.

  • Page 486

    13-5 Consumer information and Reporting safety defects The vehicle placard shows original specific values. Driving even a by ply cords and that is shaped to fit tire size, recommended cold tire short distance warms up the tires the rim. inflation pressure on each tire at and increases the tire pressures.

  • Page 487

    13-6 Consumer information and Reporting safety defects Intended outboard sidewall rubber compounds. maximum permissible inflation The sidewall that contains a pressure for that tire. Cracking whitewall, bears white lettering Maximum loaded vehicle weight Any parting within the tread, side- or bears manufacturer, brand, wall, or inner liner of the tire The sum of: and/or model name molding that...

  • Page 488

    13-7 Consumer information and Reporting safety defects sidewall, or innerliner that extends mounted on an automotive wheel, sures than the corresponding stan- to cord material. provides the traction and contains dard tire. Outer diameter the gas or fluid that sustains the load.

  • Page 489

    13-8 Consumer information and Reporting safety defects Vehicle maximum load on the pound from the cord material in the tire sidewall. Load on an individual tire that is Test rim determined by distributing to each The rim on which a tire is fitted for axle its share of the maximum testing, and it may be any rim listed loaded vehicle weight and dividing...

  • Page 490

    13-9 Consumer information and Reporting safety defects & Tire care – maintenance and Table 1 Occupant loading and distribution for vehicle normal load for safety practices various designated seating capacities Check on a daily basis that the Designated seating tires are free from serious damage, Vehicle normal load, Occupant distribution in a capacity, number of...

  • Page 491

    13-10 Consumer information and Reporting safety defects To maximize the life of each tire ! Calculating total and load ca- driver s side B-pillar. Locate the and ensure that the tires wear pacities varying seating con- statement The combined weight uniformly, it is best to rotate the figurations of occupants and cargo should...

  • Page 492

    13-11 Consumer information and Reporting safety defects Calculate the available load ca- occupant weighing 154 lbs (70 kg) Example 1B pacity. plus cargo weighing 551 lbs (250 kg). Calculate the total weight. The total weight now exceeds Calculate the available load ca- the capacity weight by 81 lbs (37 pacity by subtracting the total kg), so the cargo weight must be...

  • Page 493

    13-12 Consumer information and Reporting safety defects Calculate the available load ca- is indicated on the vehicle placard vehicle (bringing the number of pacity. with the statement The combined occupants to three), and a child weight of occupants and cargo restraint system weighing 11 lbs (5 should never exceed 363 kg or kg) is installed in the vehicle for the...

  • Page 494

    13-13 Consumer information and Reporting safety defects Vehicle stability will deteriorate. axle s maximum loaded capacity is Heavy and/or high-mounted referred to Gross Axle Weight Rat- loads could increase the risk of ing (GAWR). The GVWR and each rollover. axle s GAWR are shown on the Stopping distance will increase.

  • Page 495

    13-14 Consumer information and Reporting safety defects The resulting figure equals the Uniform tire quality grading form to Federal Safety Require- available amount of cargo and standards ments in addition to these grades. luggage load capacity. For exam- & Treadwear This information indicates the rela- ple, if the XXX amount equals tive performance of passenger car...

  • Page 496

    Subaru of when tested under controlled con- America, Inc. To contact NHTSA, ditions on a specified indoor labora- you may call the Vehicle Safety tory test wheel.

  • Page 497

    13-16 Consumer information and Reporting safety defects Building, Washington, DC 20590. You can also obtain other informa- tion about motor vehicle safety from http://www.safercar.gov.

  • Page 498

    Index...

  • Page 499

    14-2 Index ® iPod operations ............ 5-28 Abbreviation ..............2 Power and audio controls ......... 5-7 ABS (Anti-lock Brake System) ........7-29 Satellite radio operations ......... 5-16 Warning light ............3-20 Set ................ 5-4 Access key ..............2-9 USB storage device operations ........ 5-28 Warning light ............

  • Page 500: Charge Warning Light

    14-3 Index Booster............7-28, 11-25 CHECK ENGINE warning light/Malfunction indicator light ............... 3-16 Fluid............11-23, 12-8 Checking Pad and lining ............11-27 Brake pedal free play ..........11-26 Parking ..............7-36 Brake pedal reserve distance ......... 11-26 Pedal ..............11-26 Clutch function .............

  • Page 501

    14-4 Index Automatic..............4-5 Deicer ............... 3-49 Manual ..............4-6 Differential gear oil Clock..............3-32, 3-33 Front............11-21, 12-7 Clutch Rear ............11-22, 12-7 Fluid............11-24, 12-8 Dimensions..............12-2 Pedal ..............11-26 Disarming the alarm system......... 2-29 Coat hook ..............6-13 Disc brake pad wear warning indicators ......

  • Page 502

    14-5 Index Electrical system............12-9 Fog light Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD) Bulb............11-46, 12-14 system..............7-30 Indicator light ............3-32 Warning ..............3-22 Switch..............3-44 Electronic parking brake..........7-36 Folding mirror switch........... 3-63 Automatic release function by accelerator pedal..7-37 Front Hill Holder .............

  • Page 503

    14-6 Index GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating) ......8-13 Immobilizer ..............2-4 Indicator light (security indicator light)......3-30 Indicator light Coolant temperature low.......... 3-16 Hands-free system ............. 5-45 Cruise control ............3-32 Hazard warning flasher ........... 3-7, 9-2 Cruise control set ........... 3-32 Head restraint adjustment Door open .............

  • Page 504

    14-7 Index Keyless access entry function........2-13 Stop/Tail and rear side marker (Legacy) ....11-47 Keyless access with push-button start system ....2-9 Tail and rear side marker (Outback) ......11-48 Disabling keyless access functions......2-17 Tail light (Station wagon) ........11-48 Locking and unlocking doors ........

  • Page 505

    14-8 Index Moonroof ..............2-39 Power Multi function display ..........3-33 Door locking switch..........2-8 Outlets ..............6-10 Outside mirrors ............3-63 Seat............... 1-4 New vehicle break-in driving.......... 8-2 Steering ..............7-27 Steering fluid..........11-22, 12-8 Windows ............... 2-32 Odometer..............3-8 Precautions against vehicle modification....

  • Page 506

    14-9 Index Recommended Door step light ............. 11-53 Automatic transmission fluid ........12-8 Front fog light............11-46 Brake fluid............. 12-8 Front turn signal light ..........11-45 Clutch fluid ............12-8 Headlight............. 11-43 Continuously variable transmission fluid ....12-8 License plate light..........11-50 Engine oil..............

  • Page 507

    14-10 Index Memory function ............1-5 Starting & stopping engine........7-9, 7-11 Power..............1-4 State emission testing (U.S. only) ........7-7 Rear............... 1-9 Steering wheel Seatbelt ..............4, 1-14 Power ..............7-27 Fastening.............. 1-16 Tilt/telescopic ............3-64 Maintenance............1-22 Stop light..............11-47 Pretensioners ............

  • Page 508: Engine Low Oil Level, Vehicle Dynamics Con Trol Off Indicator Light

    14-11 Index Tires and wheels............11-28 Identification ............12-17 Tools ................9-3 Symbols ..............3 Top tether anchorages ........1-33, 1-35 Vehicle Dynamics Control Towing..............9-14 OFF indicator light ..........3-25 All wheels on the ground ........9-17 OFF switch ............7-33 Flat-bed truck ............

  • Page 509: Windshield Washer Fluid

    14-12 Index SRS airbag system ..........3-15 Vehicle Dynamics Control ........3-24 Windshield washer fluid .......... 3-23 Warranties ..............1 Warranties and maintenance ........8-20 Washing ..............10-2 Waxing and polishing ..........10-3 Wear indicators............11-32 Wheel Aluminum............. 11-35 Balance ............... 11-32 Nut tightening torque ..........

  • Page 510

    GAS STATION REFERENCE & & Fuel: Engine oil capacity: Use only unleaded gasoline with an octane rating of 87 AKI 2.5 L models: 5.1 US qt (4.8 liters, 4.2 Imp qt) (90 RON) or higher. 3.6 L models: 6.9 US qt (6.5 liters, 5.7 Imp qt) &...

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