Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback: Treadwear

The treadwear grade is a comparative rating based on the wear rate of the tire when tested under controlled conditions on a specified government test course.

For example, a tire graded 150 would wear one and one-half (1- 1/2) times as well on the government course as a tire graded 100. The relative performance of tires depends upon the actual conditions of their use, however, and may depart significantly from the norm due to variations in driving habits, service practices and differences in road characteristics and climate.


 Traction AA, A, B, C

The traction grades, from highest to lowest, are AA, A, B and C. Those grades represent the tire’s ability to stop on wet pavement as measured under controlled conditions on specified government

 Temperature A, B, C

The temperature grades are A (the highest), B, and C, representing the tire’s resistance to the generation of heat and its ability to dissipate heat when tested under controlled conditions on a

 Reporting safety defects (USA)

If you believe that your vehicle has a defect which could cause a crash or could cause injury or death, you should immediately inform the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in


 Moonroof – if moonroof cannot be closed

If the moonroof cannot be closed with the moonroof switch, you can close the moonroof manually. 1. Take out the screwdriver from the tool bucket. 2. Open the overhead console. Refer to “Overhead console” F6-8. 3. Remove the two screws that retain the moonroof switch body. Then, remove the

 Seatbelt and SRS airbag

WARNING ● All persons in the vehicle should fasten their seatbelts BEFORE the vehicle starts to move. Otherwise, the possibility of serious injury becomes greater in the event of a sudden stop or accident. ● To obtain maximum protection in the event of an accident, the driver and a

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