Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback: Adverse safety consequences of under-inflation

Driving at high speeds with excessively low tire pressures can cause the tires to flex severely and to rapidly become hot. A sharp increase in temperature could cause tread separation, and failure of the tire(s). Possible resulting loss of vehicle control could lead to an accident.


 Measuring and adjusting air pressure to achieve proper inflation

Check and, if necessary, adjust the pressure of each tire (including the spare) at least once a month and before any long journey. Check the tire pressures when the tires are cold. Use a pressure

 Glossary of tire terminology

● Accessory weight The combined weight (in excess of those standard items which may be replaced) of automatic transmission, power steering, power brakes, power windows, power seats, radio,

 Tire care – maintenance and safety practices

● Check on a daily basis that the tires are free from serious damage, nails, and stones. At the same time, check the tires for abnormal wear. ● Inspect the tire tread regularly and repl


 ECO gauge

1) U.S.-spec. models 2) Except U.S.-spec. models The ECO gauge shows the difference between the average rate of fuel consumption and the current rate of fuel consumption. Using the average rate of fuel consumption since the trip meter was last reset, the indicator needle behaves as described

 Tilting moonroof

1) Raise 2) Lower The raising function will only operate when the moonroof is fully closed. The lowering function will only operate when the moonroof is raised. Press the rear side of the “UP/DOWN” switch to raise the moonroof. Press the front side of the “UP/DOWN” switch to lower t

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