Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback: Engine overheating

WARNING

Never attempt to remove the radiator cap until the engine has been shut off and has fully cooled down. When the engine is hot, the coolant is under pressure. Removing the cap while the engine is still hot could release a spray of boiling hot coolant, which could burn you very seriously.

If the engine overheats, pull off the road safely and stop the vehicle in a safe place.

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 If steam is coming from the engine compartment

Turn off the engine and get everyone away from the vehicle until it cools down.

 If no steam is coming from the engine compartment

NOTE For details about how to check the coolant level or how to add coolant, refer to “Engine coolant” F11-17. 1. Keep the engine running at idling speed. 2. Open the hood to ventilate the en

 Towing

WARNING Never tow AWD vehicles (including AT, MT and CVT) with the front wheels raised off the ground while the rear wheels are on the ground, or with the rear wheels raised off the ground while

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 Rear Shelf Trim

A: REMOVAL 1) Disconnect the ground cable from battery and wait for at least 60 seconds before starting work. CAUTION: The airbag system is fitted with a backup power supply. After disconnecting the battery ground cable, the airbag may operate if you do not wait for 60 seconds before starting the

 Oil pressure warning light

CAUTION Do not operate the engine with the oil pressure warning light on. This may cause serious engine damage. If this light illuminates when the engine is running, it may indicate that the engine oil pressure is low and the lubricating system is not working properly. If the light illumina

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