Subaru Forester: Engine oil - Maintenance and service - Subaru Forester Owner's ManualSubaru Forester: Engine oil

NOTE
- The engine oil consumption rate is not stabilized, and therefore cannot be determined until the vehicle has traveled at least several thousand miles (kilometers). Even after break-in, when the vehicle is used under severe driving conditions such as those mentioned in the Warranty and Maintenance Booklet, engine oil is consumed or deteriorated more quickly than under normal driving conditions. If you drive your vehicle under these severe conditions, you should check the oil level at least at every second fuel fill-up time, and change the oil more frequently.

Please refer to the Warranty and Maintenance Booklet for more details.

- If the oil consumption rate seems abnormally high after the break-in period, for example more than 1 quart per 1,200 miles or 1 liter per 2,000 kilometers, contact your SUBARU dealer.

Turbo models
Turbo models 1) Power steering fluid reservoir 2) Differential gear oil level gauge (AT) 3) Clutch fluid reservoir 4) Automatic transmission fluid level gauge 5) Brake fluid reservoir 6) ...

Checking the oil level
Check the engine oil level at each fuel stop. 1. Park the vehicle on a level surface and stop the engine. Turbo models Non-turbo models 2. Pull out the level gauge, wipe it clean, and in ...

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