Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback (BR): Service mode

In service mode, the remote engine start function is temporarily disabled to prevent the system from unexpectedly starting the engine while being serviced.

To engage or disengage service mode:

1. Enter the vehicle and close all vehicle doors and the trunk/rear gate.

2. Verify that the select lever is in the “P” position (AT and CVT models) 3. Depress and hold the brake pedal 4. Turn the ignition switch to the “ON” position 5. Press and release the remote engine start transmitter “button three times. The system will honk the vehicle’s horn each time the button
button three times. The system will honk the vehicle’s horn each time the button is pressed.

6. The system will pause for 1 second then honk the vehicle’s horn three times to indicate that the service mode has been engaged or honk one time to indicate that the service mode has been disengaged.

NOTE

When taking your vehicle in for service, it is recommended that you inform the service personnel that your vehicle is equipped with a remote engine start system.

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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

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 Tire rotation

Vehicles equipped with 4 non-unidirectional tires 1) Front Vehicles equipped with unidirectional tires 1) Front Tire wear varies from wheel to wheel. To maximize the life of each tire and ensure that the tires wear uniformly, it is best to rotate the tires every 7,500 miles (12,000 km).

 Fuel economy hints

The following suggestions will help to save your fuel. ● Select the proper gear position for the speed and road conditions. ● Avoid sudden acceleration or deceleration. Always accelerate gently until you reach the desired speed. Then try to maintain that speed for as long as possible

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