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Subaru Outback: Replacement of brake pad and lining

CAUTION

If you continue to drive despite the scraping noise from the audible brake pad wear indicator, it will result in the need for costly brake rotor repair or replacement.

The right front disc brake and the right rear disc brake have audible wear indicators


The right front disc brake and the right rear disc brake have audible wear indicators on the brake pads. If the brake pads wear close to their service limit, the wear indicator makes a very audible scraping noise when the brake pedal is applied.

If you hear this scraping noise each time you apply the brake pedal, have the brake pads serviced by your SUBARU dealer as soon as possible.

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 Breaking-in of new brake pads and linings

When replacing the brake pad or lining, use only genuine SUBARU parts. After replacement, the new parts must be broken in as follows:

 Brake pad and lining

While maintaining a speed of 30 to 40 mph (50 to 65 km/h), step on the brake pedal lightly. Repeat this five or more times.

 Parking brake lining

The break-in maintenance for the parking brake linings should be performed at a SUBARU dealer.

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 Replacing the battery

CAUTION ● Do not let dust, oil or water get on or in the transmitter when replacing the battery. ● Be careful not to damage the printed circuit board in the transmitter when replacing the battery. ● Be careful not to allow children to touch the battery and any removed parts;

 Cruise control

Cruise control enables you to maintain a constant vehicle speed without holding your foot on the accelerator pedal and it is operative when the vehicle speed is 25 mph (40 km/h) or more. WARNING Do not use the cruise control under any of the following conditions. These may cause loss of vehi

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