Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback: When the brakes get wet

When driving in rain or after washing the vehicle, the brakes may get wet. As a result, brake stopping distance will be longer. To dry the brakes, drive the vehicle at a safe speed while lightly depressing the brake pedal to heat up the brakes.


 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 overheat

 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


 Selecting audible signal operation

Using an electronic chirp, the system will give you an audible signal when the doors lock and unlock. If desired, you may turn the audible signal off. To deactivate the audible signal, perform the following procedure. You can also use the same steps to restore the function. 1. Sit in the drive

 Oil Pressure Switch

A: REMOVAL 1) Disconnect the ground cable from battery. 2) Remove the generator. <Ref. to SC(H4SO)-18, REMOVAL, Generator.> 3) Disconnect the terminal from oil pressure switch. 4) Remove the oil pressure switch. B: INSTALLATION 1) Apply liquid gasket to the oil pressure switch threads. Li

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