Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback: 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 should conform to the following instructions.

● Reduce vehicle speed.

● Avoid hard acceleration.

● Avoid steep uphill grades.

● Reduce the amount of cargo, if possible.

● Stop towing a trailer as soon as possible.

The CHECK ENGINE warning light/malfunction indicator lamp may stop blinking and illuminate steadily after several driving trips. You should have your vehicle checked by an authorized SUBARU dealer immediately.


 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

 Charge warning light

If this light illuminates when the engine is running, it may indicate that the charging system is not working properly. If the light illuminates while driving or does not turn off after the engin

 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 e


 Calculating total and load capacities varying seating configurations

Calculate the available load capacity as shown in the following examples: Example 1A Vehicle capacity weight of the vehicle is 800 lbs (363 kg), which is indicated on the vehicle placard with the statement “The combined weight of occupants and cargo should never exceed 363 kg or 800 lbs”

 Cooling fan, hose and connections

Your vehicle employs an electric cooling fan which is thermostatically controlled to operate when the engine coolant reaches a specific temperature. If the radiator cooling fan does not operate even when the coolant temperature high warning light illuminates, the cooling fan circuit may be defe

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