Subaru Forester: ABS system self-check - ABS (Anti-lock Brake System) - Starting and operating - Subaru Forester Owner's ManualSubaru Forester: ABS system self-check

Just after the vehicle is started, you may feel on the brake pedal a vibration similar to when the ABS operates, and you may also hear the sound of the ABS working from the engine compartment. This is caused by an automatic functional test of the ABS system being carried out and does not indicate any abnormal condition.

    ABS (Anti-lock Brake System)
    The ABS system prevents the lock-up of wheels which may occur during sudden braking or braking on slippery road surfaces. This helps prevent the loss of steering control and directional stabili ...

    ABS warning light
    Refer to “ABS warning light”. ...

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