Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback: Photosensors

The mirror has a photosensor attached on the front and back sides. During nighttime

The mirror has a photosensor attached on the front and back sides. During nighttime driving, these sensors detect distracting glare from vehicle headlights behind you and automatically dim the mirror to eliminate glare and preserve your vision. For this reason, use care not to cover the sensors with stickers, or other similar items. Periodically wipe the sensors clean using a piece of dry soft cotton cloth or an applicator.


 Compass zone adjustment

Compass calibration zones 1. Refer to the “Compass calibration zones” map shown above to verify that the compass zone setting is correct for your geographical location. 2. Press and hold the

 Compass calibration

1. If a “C” is displayed in the compass window, the compass needs to be calibrated. 2. Drive the vehicle in a circle at 5 mph (8 km/h) or less until the display reads a direction. 3. You can a

 Auto-dimming mirror with compass and HomeLink® (if equipped)

1) HomeLink® button 1 2) HomeLink® button 2 3) LED 4) HomeLink® button 3 5) Sensor 6) Automatic dimming on/off button 7) Compass display button 8) Compass display The auto-dimming mirror


 Tire pressures

WARNING Driving at high speeds with excessively low tire pressures can cause the tires to deform severely and to rapidly become hot. A sharp increase in temperature could cause tread separation, and destruction of the tires. The resulting loss of vehicle control could lead to an accident. Ch

 Checking the fluid level

WARNING Never let clutch fluid contact your eyes because clutch fluid can be harmful to your eyes. If clutch fluid gets in your eyes, immediately flush them thoroughly with clean water. For safety, when performing this work, wearing eye protection is advisable. CAUTION ● Clutch fluid

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