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Subaru Outback (BR): Trailer towing tips

CAUTION

● Never exceed 45 mph (72 km/h) when towing a trailer in hilly country on hot days.

● When towing a trailer, steering, stability, stopping distance and braking performance will be different from normal operation. For safety’s sake, you should employ extra caution when towing a trailer and you should never speed. You should also keep the following tips in mind:

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 Before starting out on a trip

● Check that the vehicle and vehicle-tohitch mounting are in good condition. If any problems are apparent, do not tow the trailer. ● Check that the vehicle sits horizontally with the tr

 Driving with a trailer

● You should allow for considerably more stopping distance when towing a trailer. Avoid sudden braking because it may result in skidding or jackknifing and loss of control. ● Avoid ab

 Driving on grades

● Before going down a steep hill, slow down and shift into lower gear (if necessary, use 1st gear) in order to utilize the overheating of your vehicle’s brakes. Do not make sudden downshif

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 If the light is blinking

If the light is blinking while driving, an engine misfire condition has been detected which may damage the emission control system. To prevent serious damage to the emission control system, you should conform to the following instructions. ● Reduce vehicle speed. ● Avoid hard acce

 To temporarily cancel the cruise control

The cruise control can be temporarily canceled in the following ways. ● Press the “CANCEL” button. ● Depress the brake pedal. ● Depress the clutch pedal (MT models only). ● Shift the select lever into the “N” position (AT and CVT models). ● Shift the shif

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