Precautions against vehicle modification

To avoid accidental activation of the system or rendering the system inoperative, which may result in serious injury, no modifications should be made to any components or wiring of the SRS airbag system.

To avoid accidental activation of the system or rendering the system inoperative, which may result in serious injury, no modifications should be made to any components or wiring of the SRS airbag system.
This includes following modifications.
Installation of custom steering wheels
Attachment of additional trim materials to the dashboard
Installation of custom seats
Replacement of seat fabric or leather
Installation of additional fabric or leather on the front seat
Attachment of a hands-free microphone or any other accessory to a front pillar, a center pillar, a rear pillar, the windshield, a side window, an assist grip, or any other cabin surface that would be near a deploying SRS curtain airbag.
Installation of additional electrical/electronic equipment such as a mobile two-way radio on or near the SRS airbag system components and/or wiring is not advisable. This could interfere with proper operation of the SRS airbag system.

Do not perform any of the following modifications. Such modifications can interfere with proper operation of the SRS airbag system.

Do not perform any of the following modifications. Such modifications can interfere with proper operation of the SRS airbag system.

Attachment of any equipment (bush bar, winches, snow plow, skid plate, etc.) other than genuine SUBARU accessory parts to the front end.

Modification of the suspension system or front end structure.

Installation of a tire of different size and construction from the tires specified on the vehicle placard attached to the drivers door pillar or specified for individual vehicle models in this Owners Manual.

Attachment of any equipment (side steps or side sill protectors, etc.) other than genuine SUBARU accessory parts to the side body.

Always consult your SUBARU dealer if you want to install any accessory parts on your vehicle.

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