Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback: Remote transmitter program

New transmitters can be programmed to the remote engine start system in the event that a transmitter is lost, stolen, damaged or additional transmitters are desired (the system will accept up to eight transmitters). New remote engine start transmitters can be programmed according to the following procedure.

1. Open the driver’s door (the driver’s door must remain opened throughout the entire process).

2. Depress and hold the brake pedal.

3. Turn the ignition switch to “ON” then “LOCK”, back to “ON” then “LOCK”, then back to “ON” again and leave the ignition “ON” throughout the programming process.

4. The system will flash the side marker lights, tail lights and front position lights and honk the horn three times, indicating that the system has entered the transmitter learn mode.

5. Press and release the “ ” button on the transmitter that you want to program.

6. The system will flash the side marker lights, tail lights and front position lights and honk the horn one time, indicating that the system has learned the transmitter. Upon successful programming, the remote start confirmation transmitter button will flash one time.

7. Repeat step 5 for any additional transmitters (the system will accept up to eight transmitters).

8. The system will exit the transmitter learn mode if the key is turned to the “LOCK” position, the door is closed or after 2 minutes.


 System maintenance

NOTE In the event that the vehicle’s battery is replaced, discharged or disconnected, it will be necessary to start the vehicle a minimum of one time using the key prior to activating the remot

 Changing the batteries

CAUTION ● Do not let dust, oil or water get on or in the remote engine start transmitter when replacing the battery. ● Be careful not to damage the printed circuit board in the remote

 Manual transmission

WARNING ● Do not drive the vehicle with the clutch disengaged (i.e., when the clutch pedal is depressed) or with the shift lever in the neutral position. Engine braking has no effect in eit


 Seatbelt warning light and chime

NOTE If your seatbelt warning device does not operate as described in the following, it may be out of order. Have the device inspected and, if necessary, repaired by the nearest SUBARU dealer. Your vehicle is equipped with a seatbelt warning device at the driver’s and front passenger’s s

 How to use as crossbars

CAUTION ● Do not raise the bar higher than necessary. The base of the bar may be damaged. ● Be careful not to contact the bars while sliding them. Otherwise, the bars may be scratched or the latch portions may be damaged. ● Do not slide the bar more than necessary when sliding

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