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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 ABS warning light

The ABS warning light illuminates when the ignition switch is turned to the “ON” position and turns off after approximately 2 seconds. This is an indication that the ABS system is working properly. CAUTION ● If any of the following conditions occur, we recommend that you have the AB

 Extension Case Oil Seal

A: INSPECTION Inspect there is no ATF leakage from the joint of transmission and propeller shaft. If a leak is found, replace the oil seal. <Ref. to 5AT-48, REPLACEMENT, Extension Case Oil Seal.> B: REPLACEMENT 1) Lift up the vehicle. 2) Clean the transmission exterior. 3) Remove the ATF dra

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