Warning and indicator lights

Several of the warning and indicator lights illuminate momentarily and then turn off when the ignition switch is initially turned to the ON position. This permits checking the operation of the bulbs.

Apply the parking brake and turn the ignition switch to the ON position. For the system check, the following lights illuminate and turn off after several seconds or after the engine has started:

Seatbelt warning light

Seatbelt warning light

(The seatbelt warning light turns off only when the driver fastens the seatbelt.)

Front passengers seatbelt warning light

Front passengers seatbelt warning light

(The seatbelt warning light turns off only when the front seat passenger fastens the seatbelt.)

SRS airbag system warning light

SRS airbag system warning light

Front passengers frontal airbag ON indicator light

Front passengers frontal airbag ON indicator light

Front passengers frontal airbag OFF indicator light

Front passengers frontal airbag OFF indicator light

CHECK ENGINE warning light/Malfunction indicator lamp

CHECK ENGINE warning light/Malfunction indicator lamp

Coolant temperature high warning light (non-turbo models)

Coolant temperature high warning light (non-turbo models)

Charge warning light

Charge warning light

Oil pressure warning light

Oil pressure warning light

AT OIL TEMP warning light (AT models)

AT OIL TEMP warning light (AT models)

Rear differential oil temperature warning light (STI)

Rear differential oil temperature warning light (STI)

Low tire pressure warning light (U.S.- spec. models)

Low tire pressure warning light (U.S.- spec. models)

ABS warning light

ABS warning light

Brake system warning light

Brake system warning light

Low fuel warning light

Low fuel warning light

Hill start assist warning light (MT models  if equipped)/Hill start assist OFF indicator light (STI)

Hill start assist warning light (MT models if equipped)/Hill start assist OFF indicator light (STI)

Door open warning light

Door open warning light

AWD

AWD warning light (AT models)

Vehicle Dynamics Control operation indicator light

Vehicle Dynamics Control operation indicator light

Vehicle Dynamics Control warning light/Vehicle Dynamics Control OFF indicator light/Traction Control OFF indicator light (STI)

Vehicle Dynamics Control warning light/Vehicle Dynamics Control OFF indicator light/Traction Control OFF indicator light (STI)

SPORT mode indicator light (AT models)

SPORT mode indicator light (AT models)

Cruise control indicator light

Cruise control indicator light

Cruise control set indicator light

Cruise control set indicator light

Shift-up indicator light (STI)

Shift-up indicator light (STI)

REV indicator light (STI)

REV indicator light (STI)

Drivers control center differential indicator and warning lights (STI)

Drivers control center differential indicator and warning lights (STI)

If any lights fail to illuminate, it indicates a burned-out bulb or a malfunction of the corresponding system.

Consult your authorized SUBARU dealer for repair.

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