Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback: 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.

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 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

 Braking when a tire is punctured

Do not depress the brake pedal suddenly when a tire is punctured. This could cause a loss of control of the vehicle. Keep driving straight ahead while gradually reducing speed. Then slowly pull of

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 2.5 L non-turbo models

1) Power steering fluid reservoir (page 11-27) 2) Manual transmission oil level gauge (MT) (page 11-23) 3) Clutch fluid reservoir (page 11-29) 4) Brake fluid reservoir (page 11-28) 5) Fuse box (page 11-46) 6) Battery (page 11-45) 7) Windshield washer tank (page 11-40) 8) Engine oil filler c

 Outback

1) Under-floor storage compartment (Refer to “Under-floor storage compartment” F6-18.) 2) Electronic parking brake release tool 3) Jack handle 4) Spare tire 5) Tool bucket 1) Wheel nut wrench 2) Screwdriver 3) Jack 4) Towing hook (eye bolt) (if equipped) The jack handle is stored

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