Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback: Braking


 Braking tips

WARNING Never rest your foot on the brake pedal while driving. This can cause dangerous overheating of the brakes and needless wear on the brake pads and linings.

 When the brakes get wet

When driving in rain or after washing the vehicle, the brakes may get wet. As a result, brake stopping distance will be longer. To dry the brakes, drive the vehicle at a safe speed while lightly d

 Use of engine braking

Remember to make use of engine braking in addition to foot braking. When descending a grade, if only the foot brake is used, the brakes may start working improperly because of brake fluid overheat


 General Description

A: COMPONENT 1. FRONT UNDER COVER Small type Medium type Large type Tightening torque: N*m (kgf-m, ft-lb) T: 17.5 (1.78, 12.9) 2. FLOOR UNDER PROTECTOR Tightening torque: N*m (kgf-m, ft-lb) T: 7.5 (0.76, 5.5) 3. FUEL TANK PROTECTOR Fuel tank protector RH Fuel tank band ASSY RH Fuel tank

 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

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