Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback (BR): 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 off

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 Cooling system

WARNING Never attempt to remove the radiator cap until the engine has been shut off and has cooled down completely. Since the coolant is under pressure, you may suffer serious burns from a spray of boiling hot coolant when the cap is removed. CAUTION ● Vehicles are filled at the factory

 Cruise Control System

General Description A: COMPONENT Engine control module (ECM) Cruise control command switch Stop light and brake switch Cruise indicator light and cruise set indicator light Transmission control module (TCM) (AT and CVT model) Inhibitor switch (CVT model) Neutral position switch (MT model

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