Lubrication oil circulation in the refrigerant circuit

Operate the air conditioner compressor at a low engine speed (at idle or low driving speeds) a few minutes each month during the off-season to circulate its oil.

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    Air conditioner button
    The air conditioner operates only when the engine is running. Press the air conditioner button while the fan is in operation to turn on the air conditioner. The indicator light will illuminate. ...

    Turbo models
    1. Use a screwdriver to undo the clips on the air intake duct, then remove the air intake duct. 1) Connector 2) Clip 2. Unplug the connector that is attached to the top of the air cleaner case. ...

    Rear seatbelts (except rear center seatbelt on Outback)
    1. Sit well back in the seat. 2. Pick up the tongue plate and pull the belt out slowly. Do not let it get twisted. If the belt stops before reaching the buckle, return the belt slightly and pull ...