Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback: Recommended fluid


Using any non-specified type of automatic transmission fluid could result in damage inside the transmission. When replacing the automatic transmission fluid, be sure to use the specified type.


 Continuously variable transmission fluid

There is no fluid level gauge. It is unnecessary to check the continuously variable transmission fluid level. However, if necessary, consult your SUBARU dealer for inspection.

 Front differential gear oil (AT and CVT models)

 Checking the oil level

AT models 1) Yellow handle 1. Park the vehicle on a level surface and stop the engine. 2. Pull out the level gauge, wipe it clean, and insert it again. 1) Upper level 2) Lower level 3. Pull


 Combination meter illumination

When the ignition switch is turned to the “ON” position, the various parts of the combination meter are illuminated in the following sequence. 1. Warning lights, indicator lights, meter needles, gauge needles, odometer and trip meter back light illuminate. 2. Meter needles and gauge needle

 Road surface freeze warning indication

1) U.S.-spec. models 2) Except U.S.-spec. models When the outside temperature drops to 378F (38C) or lower, the temperature indication flashes to show that the road surface may be frozen. If the outside temperature drops to 378F (38C) or lower while the display is giving an indication other

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