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.

FUJI HEAVY INDUSTRIES LTD., TOKYO, JAPAN

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Copyright 2010 FUJI HEAVY INDUSTRIES LTD. Copyright 2010 FUJI HEAVY INDUSTRIES LTD.

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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    Tilt/telescopic steering wheel
    Do not adjust the steering wheel tilt/telescopic position while driving. This may cause loss of vehicle control and result in personal injury. If the lever cannot be raised to the fixed posi ...

    Front fog light switch (if equipped)
    The front fog lights operate under the following conditions. ● when the light switch is in the position ● when the light switch is in the AUTO position and the headlights turn o ...

    Vehicle capacity weight
    The load capacity of your vehicle is determined by weight, not by available cargo space. The maximum load you can carry in your vehicle is shown on the vehicle placard attached to the drivers ...