Subaru Forester: Foreword - Subaru Forester Owner's ManualSubaru Forester: Foreword

Congratulations on choosing a SUBARU vehicle. This Owner’s Manual has all the information necessary to keep your SUBARU in excellent condition and to properly maintain the emission control system for minimizing emission pollutants. We urge you to read this manual carefully so that you may understand your vehicle and its operation. For information not found in this Owner’s Manual, such as details concerning repairs or adjustments, please contact the SUBARU dealer from whom you purchased your SUBARU or the nearest SUBARU dealer.

The information, specifications and illustrations found in this manual are those in effect at the time of printing. FUJI HEAVY INDUSTRIES LTD. reserves the right to change specifications and designs at any time without prior notice and without incurring any obligation to make the same or similar changes on vehicles previously sold. This Owner’s Manual applies to all models and covers all equipment, including factory installed options. Some explanations, therefore may be for equipment not installed in your vehicle.

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This manual describes the following vehicle types.*

* The illustrated vehicle is one of the FORESTER series.

* The illustrated vehicle is one of the FORESTER series.

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    Seat belt pretensioners
    All seat belts are equipped with pretensioners that reduce slack in the belts. These pretensioners are triggered in situations where the front or side impact airbags deploy, and in certain imp ...

    Front Seats
    The vehicle's front seats have head restraints in the outboard seating positions. WARNING With head restraints that are not installed and adjusted properly, there is a greater chance that occu ...

    Making Turns
    Notice: Making very sharp turns while trailering could cause the trailer to come in contact with the vehicle. The vehicle could be damaged. Avoid making very sharp turns while trailering. When tu ...