Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback: Emergency brake

CAUTION

Use the emergency brake only in case of an emergency. If the emergency brake is excessively used, the brake parts will wear down faster or the brake may not work sufficiently due to rear wheel brake overheating.

NOTE

While using the emergency brake, the brake system warning light and the indicator light on the parking brake switch illuminate and a chirp sounds. If the foot brake has a malfunction, you can stop the vehicle by pressing the parking brake switch continuously.

While applying the emergency brake, the brake system warning light and the indicator on the parking brake switch illuminate and a chirp sounds.

Electronic parking brake system warning

CAUTION

If the brake system warning light flashes, the electronic parking brake system may be malfunctioning. Immediately stop your vehicle in the nearest safe location and contact your SUBARU dealer.

If a malfunction occurs in the electronic parking brake system, the brake system warning light flashes. Refer to “Electronic parking brake system warning” F3-19.

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 Parking tips

When parking your vehicle, always perform the following items. ● Apply the parking brake. ● For MT models, put the shift lever in the “1” (1st) for upgrade or “R” (Reverse) for

 Cruise control

Cruise control enables you to maintain a constant vehicle speed without holding your foot on the accelerator pedal and it is operative when the vehicle speed is 25 mph (40 km/h) or more. WARNING

 To set cruise control

1. Press the “CRUISE” main switch button. The cruise control indicator light on the combination meter will illuminate. 2. Depress the accelerator pedal until the vehicle reaches the desired

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 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 authorized SUBARU dealer immediately. NOTE This light also illuminates when the fuel filler cap is

 Light control switch

The light control switch only operates when the key is inserted into the ignition switch. Regardless of the position of the light control switch, the illuminated lights are turned off when the key is removed from the ignition switch. NOTE ● Even if the key is removed from the ignition s

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