Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback: Low fuel warning light

The low fuel warning light illuminates when the fuel tank is nearly empty. It only operates when the ignition switch is in the “ON” position. When this light illuminates, fill the fuel tank immediately.


Promptly put fuel in the tank whenever the low fuel warning light illuminates. Engine misfires as a result of an empty tank could cause damage to the engine.


● The low fuel warning light illuminates when the remaining amount of fuel in the tank has reached approximately 2.6 US gal (10 liters, 2.2 Imp gal).

● The low fuel warning light does not turn off unless the tank is replenished up to a fuel quantity of approximately 4.0 US gal (15 liters, 3.3 Imp gal).


 ECO gauge

1) U.S.-spec. models 2) Except U.S.-spec. models The ECO gauge shows the difference between the average rate of fuel consumption and the current rate of fuel consumption. Using the average rate

 Warning and indicator lights

Several of the warning and indicator lights illuminate momentarily and then go out when the ignition switch is initially turned to the “ON” position. This permits checking the operation of the

 Seatbelt warning light and chime

Your vehicle is equipped with a seatbelt warning device at the driver’s and front passenger’s seat, as required by current safety standards. With the ignition switch turned to the “ON” posi


 To arm the system using power door locking switch

1. Close all windows. 2. Remove the key from the ignition switch. 3. Open the doors and get out of the vehicle. 4. Make sure that the engine hood is locked. 5. Close the doors (and the rear gate (Outback)) but leave only the driver’s door or the front passenger’s door open. 6. Press the

 Check the fluid level monthly.

1. Drive the vehicle several miles to raise the temperature of the transmission fluid up to normal operating temperature; 158 to 1768F (70 to 808C) is normal. 2. Park the vehicle on a level surface and set the parking brake. 3. First shift the select lever in each position. Then shift it in the

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