Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback: Reclining the seatback (Outback)

WARNING


WARNING

To prevent the passenger from sliding under the seatbelt in the event of a collision, always put the seatback in the upright position while the vehicle is in motion.

CAUTION

If the vehicle is equipped with a cargo area cover, observe the following precautions.

● Be careful not to pinch your hand between the headrest and the cargo area cover when you recline the rear seat.

● Move the front cover of the cargo area cover backward so that the cover is not damaged by the reclined seatback. Refer to “Cargo area cover” F6-15.

Pull the lever and adjust the seatback to the desired position.


Pull the lever and adjust the seatback to the desired position.

Then release the lever and make sure the seatback is securely locked into place.

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