Foreword

Congratulations on choosing a SUBARU vehicle. This Owners Manual has all the information necessary to keep your SUBARU in excellent condition and to properly maintain the emission control system for minimizing emission pollutants. We urge you to read this manual carefully so that you may understand your vehicle and its operation. For information not found in this Owners Manual, such as details concerning repairs or adjustments, please contact the SUBARU dealer from whom you purchased your SUBARU or the nearest SUBARU dealer.

The information, specifications and illustrations found in this manual are those in effect at the time of printing. FUJI HEAVY INDUSTRIES LTD. reserves the right to change specifications and designs at any time without prior notice and without incurring any obligation to make the same or similar changes on vehicles previously sold. This Owners Manual applies to all models and covers all equipment, including factory installed options. Some explanations, therefore may be for equipment not installed in your vehicle.

Please leave this manual in the vehicle at the time of resale. The next owner will need the information found herein.

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This manual describes the following vehicle types.*

* The illustrated vehicle is one of the FORESTER series.

* The illustrated vehicle is one of the FORESTER series.

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    Examples of the types of accidents in which deployment of the drivers/drivers and front passengers SRS frontal airbag(s) is unlikely to occur.
    1) The vehicle strikes an object, such as a telephone pole or sign pole. 2) The vehicle slides under the load bed of a truck. 3) The vehicle sustains an oblique offset frontal impact. 4) The vehi ...

    Audio set
    Your SUBARU may be equipped with one of the following audio sets. Refer to the pages indicated in this section for operating details. NOTE If a cell phone is placed near the audio set, it may cause ...

    Towing with all wheels on the ground
    WARNING ● Never turn the ignition switch to the LOCK position while the vehicle is being towed because the steering wheel and the direction of the wheels will be locked. ● Remember ...