Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback: Brake system


 Two separate circuits

Your vehicle has a dual circuit brake system. Each circuit works diagonally across the vehicle. If one circuit of the brake system should fail, the other half of the system still works. If one cir

 Brake booster

The brake booster uses engine manifold vacuum to assist braking force. Do not turn off the engine while driving because that will turn off the brake booster, resulting in poor braking power. The

 Brake assist system

WARNING Do not be overconfident about the brake assist. It is not a system that brings more braking ability to the vehicle beyond its braking capability. Always use the utmost care when driving r


 How to re-stow bars

CAUTION Do not use the bars as roof rails when the bars are stowed. 1. Pull out the crossbars from the roof rail holders by pulling up the covers. 2. Slide the bars in the direction shown in the illustration. 3. Install the bars into the holders. 4. Make sure that the latches are fitted s

 Fastening the seatbelt

WARNING ● Never use a belt that is twisted or reversed. In an accident, this can increase the risk or severity of injury. ● Keep the lap belt as low as possible on your hips. In a collision, this spreads the force of the lap belt over stronger hip bones instead of across the weaker

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