Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback: Use of engine braking

Remember to make use of engine braking in addition to foot braking. When descending a grade, if only the foot brake is used, the brakes may start working improperly because of brake fluid overheating, caused by overheated brake pads. To help prevent this, shift into a lower gear to get stronger engine braking.


 Braking when a tire is punctured

Do not depress the brake pedal suddenly when a tire is punctured. This could cause a loss of control of the vehicle. Keep driving straight ahead while gradually reducing speed. Then slowly pull of

 Brake system

 Two separate circuits

Your vehicle has a dual circuit brake system. Each circuit works diagonally across the vehicle. If one circuit of the brake system should fail, the other half of the system still works. If one cir


 Air inlet selection button

ON position (recirculation): Interior air is recirculated inside the vehicle. Press the air inlet button to the ON position. The indicator light will illuminate. Place this button in the ON position when you wish to cool the cabin quickly or are driving on a dusty road. OFF position (outside

 ABS Sequence Control

A: OPERATION 1) While the ABS sequence control is being performed, the operation of the hydraulic unit can be checked using the brake tester or pressure gauge after the hydraulic unit solenoid valve operation. 2) ABS sequence control can be started by the Subaru Select Monitor. 1. ABS SEQUENCE CO

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