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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Lift gate
- Always be sure the lift gate has been closed securely to prevent it from opening while driving. - Do not drive with the lift gate open. This could allow dangerous exhaust gases to be dra ...

Hood
Opening the hood: 1. Pull the release lever on the lower left side of the instrument panel to unlatch the hood. The hood should pop open slightly. 2. Go to the front of the vehicle, raise the h ...

Emission inspection and maintenance (I/M) programs
Some states have vehicle emission inspection programs which include OBD (On Board Diagnostics) checks. The OBD system monitors the operation of the emission control system. ■ If the malfuncti ...