Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback: Emergency Locking Retractor (ELR)

The driver’s seatbelt has an Emergency Locking Retractor (ELR).

The emergency locking retractor allows normal body movement but the retractor locks automatically during a sudden stop, impact or if you pull the belt very quickly out of the retractor.


 Automatic/Emergency Locking Retractor (A/ELR)

Each passenger’s seatbelt has an Automatic/ Emergency Locking Retractor (A/ ELR). The Automatic/Emergency Locking Retractor normally functions as an Emergency Locking Retractor (ELR). The A/ ELR

 Seatbelt warning light and chime

NOTE If your seatbelt warning device does not operate as described in the following, it may be out of order. Have the device inspected and, if necessary, repaired by the nearest SUBARU dealer. Y


If the driver and/or front passenger have/ has not yet fastened the seatbelt(s) when the ignition switch is turned to the “ON” position, the seatbelt warning light(s) will flash for 6 seconds,


 Checking the oil level

Non-turbo models 1) Yellow handle Turbo models 1) Yellow handle Check the oil level monthly. 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 2) Lower level 3. Pull out the level gauge again and

 DTC P0131, P0132, P0133, P0134, P0137, P0138, P013A, P013B, P013E, P013F, P0140, P0141, P014C, P014D, P015A, P015B

AB:DTC P0131 O2 SENSOR CIRCUIT LOW VOLTAGE (BANK 1 SENSOR 1) 1. OUTLINE OF DIAGNOSIS Detect the open or short circuit of sensor. Judge as NG, when the element voltage is out of the specified range. 2. COMPONENT DESCRIPTION Electromotive force Air fuel ratio Lean Rich Exhaust gas ZrO2 3.

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