Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback: 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 seat, as required by current safety standards.

With the ignition switch turned to the “ON” position, this device reminds the driver and front passenger to fasten their seatbelts by the warning lights in the locations indicated in the following illustration and a chime.

Driver’s warning light


Driver’s warning light

Front passenger’s warning light


Front passenger’s warning light

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 Operation

If the driver and/or front passenger have/ has not yet fastened the seatbelt(s) when the ignition switch is turned to the “ON” position, the seatbelt warning light(s) will flash for 6 seconds,

 Fastening the seatbelt

WARNING ● Never use a belt that is twisted or reversed. In an accident, this can increase the risk or severity of injury. ● Keep the lap belt as low as possible on your hips. In a coll

 Front seatbelts

1. Adjust the seat position: Driver’s seat: Adjust the seatback to the upright position. Move the seat as far from the steering wheel as practical while still maintaining full vehicle control.

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 Checking the oil level

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 Driving tips

● On a road surface where there is a risk of wheelspin (for example, a snow- or gravel-covered road), you can pull away from a standstill safely and easily by first selecting the 2nd gear of the manual mode. ● Always apply the foot or parking brake when the vehicle is stopped in the

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