Brake system warning light

WARNING


WARNING

● Driving with the brake system warning light on is dangerous. This indicates your brake system may not be working properly. If the light remains illuminated, have the brakes inspected by a SUBARU dealer immediately.

● If at all in doubt about whether the brakes are operating properly, do not drive the vehicle. Have your vehicle towed to the nearest SUBARU dealer for repair.

● If the brake system warning light flashes, the electronic parking brake system may be malfunctioning. Immediately stop your vehicle in a safe location, use tire stops under the tires to prevent the vehicle from moving and contact your SUBARU dealer. For details, refer to Electronic parking brake F7-34.

NOTE

. When the ignition switch is turned to the LOCK position with the electronic parking brake applied, the brake system warning light remains illuminated for approximately 30 seconds and then turns off. . When the electronic parking brake switch is pressed to apply the electronic parking brake while the ignition switch is in the LOCK position, the brake system warning light illuminates, remains illuminated for approximately 30 seconds and then turns off. . Even if the brake system warning light flashes, if the warning light behavior is as described in the following examples, the electronic parking brake system is not malfunctioning. The warning light turns off when the electronic parking brake is applied or released. The warning light turns off when the ignition switch is turned to the ON position again. . The brake system warning light may flash immediately after the engine is started. However, it is not malfunctioning if the warning light turns off after the electronic parking brake is released. . The brake system warning light may flash after the electronic parking brake is frequently applied and released. However, the electronic parking brake system is not malfunctioning if the light turns off for a short period of time.

This light has the following functions:

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