Before driving your vehicle

Before entering the vehicle, remove any snow or ice from your shoes because that could make the pedals slippery and driving dangerous.

While warming up the vehicle before driving, check that the accelerator pedal, brake pedal, and all other controls operate smoothly.

Clear away ice and snow that has accumulated under the fenders to avoid making steering difficult. During severe winter driving, stop when and where it is safe to do so and check under the fenders periodically.

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    Safety precautions
    • For safety reasons, avoid operating the cell phone while driving. • Do not make a phone call while driving. When you have an incoming call, stop the vehicle in a safe location before taking the ...

    Starting the engine
    Do not operate the starter motor continuously for more than 10 seconds. If the engine fails to start after operating the starter for 5 to 10 seconds, wait for 10 seconds or more before tr ...

    Legacy
    NOTE It may be difficult to replace the bulbs. We recommend that you have the bulbs replaced by your SUBARU dealer if necessary. 1. Open the trunk. 2. Remove the trunk trim lining by removing t ...