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Subaru Outback: All-Wheel Drive warning light (AT and CVT models)

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WARNING

Continued driving with the AWD warning light flashing can lead to powertrain damage. If the AWD warning light flashes, promptly park in a safe place then check whether all four tires are the same diameter and whether any of the tires has a puncture or has lost air pressure for some other reason.

The All-Wheel Drive warning light illuminates when the ignition switch is turned to the “ON” position and turns off after the engine has started.

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 For AT models

This light flashes if the vehicle is driven with tires of different diameters fitted on its wheels or with the air pressure excessively low in any of its tires.

 For CVT models

This light illuminates when All-Wheel Drive is disengaged and the drive mechanism is switched to Front Wheel Drive for maintenance or similar purposes. This light flashes if the vehicle is driven

 Vehicle Dynamics Control warning light/Vehicle Dynamics Control operation indicator light

The light illuminates when the ignition switch is turned to the “ON” position and turns off several seconds after the engine has started. This lighting pattern indicates that the Vehicle Dynam

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 Warning and indicator lights

Several of the warning and indicator lights illuminate momentarily and then go out when the ignition switch is initially turned to the “ON” position. This permits checking the operation of the bulbs. Apply the parking brake and turn the ignition switch to the “ON” position. The followi

 Power steering

CAUTION Do not hold the steering wheel at the fully locked position left or right for more than 5 seconds. This may damage the power steering pump. The power steering system operates only when the engine is running. If you lose power steering assist because the engine stops or the system fails

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