Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback: CHECK ENGINE warning light/Malfunction indicator lamp


If the CHECK ENGINE warning light/ malfunction indicator lamp illuminates while you are driving, have your vehicle checked/repaired by your SUBARU dealer as soon as possible. Continued vehicle operation without having the emission control system checked and repaired as necessary could cause serious damage, which may not be covered by your vehicle’s warranty.

If this light illuminates steadily or blinks while the engine is running, it may indicate that there is a problem or potential problem somewhere in the emission control system.


 If the light illuminates constantly

If the light illuminates constantly while driving or does not turn off after the engine starts, an emission control system malfunction has been detected. You should have your vehicle checked by an

 If the light is blinking

If the light is blinking while driving, an engine misfire condition has been detected which may damage the emission control system. To prevent serious damage to the emission control system, you sho

 Coolant temperature low indicator light/Coolant temperature high warning light

CAUTION ● After turning the ignition switch to the “ON” position, if this indicator light/warning light behaves under any of the following conditions, the electrical system may be malfu


 Periodic Maintenance Services

General Description A: GENERAL DESCRIPTION Be sure to perform periodic maintenance in order to maintain vehicle performance and find problems before they occur. Schedule A: MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE 1 1. MODEL WITH US SPECIFICATION Other than U5 model Symbols used: R: Replace I: Inspection P: Perfo

 Jump starting

WARNING ● Battery fluid is SULFURIC ACID. Do not let it come in contact with the eyes, skin, clothing or the vehicle. If battery fluid gets on you, thoroughly flush the exposed area with water immediately. Get medical help if the fluid has entered your eyes. If battery fluid is accident

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