Subaru Forester: Efficient cooling after parking in direct sunlight - Operating tips for heater and air conditioner - Climate control - Subaru Forester Owner's ManualSubaru Forester: Efficient cooling after parking in direct sunlight

After parking in direct sunlight, drive with the windows open for a few minutes to allow outside air to circulate into the heated interior. This results in quicker cooling by the air conditioner. Keep the windows closed during the operation of the air conditioner for maximum cooling efficiency.

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