Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback: Checking the oil level

AT models

1) Yellow handle


1) Yellow handle

1. Park the vehicle on a level surface and stop the engine.

2. Pull out the level gauge, wipe it clean, and insert it again.

1) Upper level


1) Upper level
2) Lower level

3. Pull out the level gauge again and check the oil level on it. If it is below the lower level, add oil to bring the level up to the upper level.

CAUTION

Be careful not to spill front differential gear oil when adding it. If oil touches the exhaust pipe, it may cause a bad smell, smoke, and/or a fire. If oil gets on the exhaust pipe, be sure to wipe it off.

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There is no oil level gauge. To check the front differential gear oil level, we recommend that you consult your SUBARU dealer for inspection.

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 Rear differential gear oil

There is no oil level gauge. To check the rear differential gear oil level, we recommend that you consult your SUBARU dealer for inspection.

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