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Subaru Outback: Warning Light Illumination Pattern

A: INSPECTION

Subaru Outback. Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC) (Diagnostics)

  1. Ignition switch
  2. OFF
  3. ON
  4. Engine start
  5. ABS warning light
  6. Light OFF
  7. Light ON
  8. 2 sec.
  9. VDC OFF indicator light
  10. VDC warning light & VDC indicator light
  11. Several seconds (depending on engine coolant temperature)
  12. Brake warning light (EBD warning light)
  13. Parking brake
  14. Released

1) When warning lights or indicator lights do not illuminate in accordance with this illumination pattern, there must be an electrical malfunction.

2) When warning lights or indicator lights remain constantly OFF, check the combination meter circuit or CAN communication circuit. <Ref. to VDC(diag)-28, ABS WARNING LIGHT, VDC OFF INDICATOR LIGHT, VDC WARNING LIGHT AND VDC INDICATOR LIGHT DO NOT COME ON, Warning Light Illumination Pattern.>

3) When the ABS warning light, VDC OFF indicator light, and VDC warning light & VDC indicator light do not go off, check the combination meter circuit or CAN communication circuit. <Ref. to VDC(diag)- 29, ABS WARNING LIGHT DOES NOT GO OFF, Warning Light Illumination Pattern.> <Ref. to VDC(diag)-31, VDC OFF INDICATOR LIGHT DOES NOT GO OFF, Warning Light Illumination Pattern.> <Ref. to VDC(diag)-30, VDC WARNING LIGHT AND VDC INDICATOR LIGHT DO NOT GO OFF, Warning Light Illumination Pattern.>

4) When the brake warning light blinks and the hill hold indicator light illumination is faulty, check the parking brake system. <Ref. to PB(diag)-2, Basic Diagnostic Procedure.>

NOTE:

B: ABS WARNING LIGHT, VDC OFF INDICATOR LIGHT, VDC WARNING LIGHT AND VDC INDICATOR LIGHT DO NOT COME ON

DETECTING CONDITION:

TROUBLE SYMPTOM:

When the ignition switch is turned to ON (engine OFF), ABS warning light, VDC OFF indicator light, and VDC warning light & VDC indicator light do not illuminate.

NOTE: When pressing the VDC OFF switch for 10 seconds or more, the VDC OFF indicator light goes off and cannot operate any more. When turning the ignition switch from OFF to ON, the OFF operation enabled status is restored.

Subaru Outback. Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC) (Diagnostics)

C: ABS WARNING LIGHT DOES NOT GO OFF

DETECTING CONDITION:

TROUBLE SYMPTOM:

When starting the engine, the ABS warning light is kept ON.

Subaru Outback. Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC) (Diagnostics)

D: VDC WARNING LIGHT AND VDC INDICATOR LIGHT DO NOT GO OFF

DETECTING CONDITION:

TROUBLE SYMPTOM:

When starting the engine, the VDC warning light & VDC indicator light remains lit.

Subaru Outback. Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC) (Diagnostics)

E: VDC OFF INDICATOR LIGHT DOES NOT GO OFF

DETECTING CONDITION:

TROUBLE SYMPTOM:

When starting the engine, VDC OFF indicator light is kept ON.

NOTE: When pressing the VDC OFF switch for 10 seconds or more, the VDC OFF indicator light goes off and cannot operate any more. When turning the ignition switch from OFF to ON, the OFF operation enabled status is restored.

Subaru Outback. Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC) (Diagnostics)

F: BRAKE WARNING LIGHT DOES NOT GO OFF

DETECTING CONDITION:

TROUBLE SYMPTOM:

After starting the engine, the brake warning light remains lit though the parking lever is released.

NOTE: When brake warning light blinks, check the parking brake system. <Ref. to PB(diag)-2, Basic Diagnostic Procedure.>

WIRING DIAGRAM:

Subaru Outback. Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC) (Diagnostics)

Subaru Outback. Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC) (Diagnostics)

Subaru Outback. Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC) (Diagnostics)

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