Subaru Forester: Remote engine start system (dealer option) - Starting and operating - Subaru Forester Owner's ManualSubaru Forester: Remote engine start system (dealer option)

- Do not remote start a vehicle in

- Do not remote start a vehicle in an enclosed environment (e.g., in a closed garage). Prolonged operation of a motor vehicle in an enclosed environment can cause a harmful build-up of Carbon Monoxide. Carbon Monoxide is harmful to your health. Exposure to high levels of Carbon Monoxide can cause headaches, dizziness or in extreme cases unconsciousness and/or death.

- Before performing any servicing of the vehicle, temporarily place the remote engine start system in service mode to prevent the system from unexpectedly starting the engine.

Stopping the engine
The ignition switch should be turned off only when the vehicle is stopped and the engine is idling. Do not stop the engine when the vehicle is moving. This will cause loss of power to the ...

Starting your vehicle
Starting your vehicle The remote control start system is activated by pressing the “” button twice within 3 seconds on your remote control transmitter. The system will check certain p ...

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Tire chains
Tire chains cannot be used on your vehicle because of the lack of clearance between the tires and vehicle body. NOTE When tire chains cannot be used, use of another type of traction dev ...

Maximum defrost
Press to remove frost or heavy misting from the front screen. The system will adjust the front blower output for maximum clearing. In addition the rear screen and optional front screen heaters wil ...

Gear Oil
Specified Gear Oil When replacing gear oil, use gear oil with the appropriate viscosity and grade as shown in the charts below. We highly recommend you use SAE 75W-90 gear oil (SAE 80W-90 for fro ...