Subaru Forester: Replacement of brake pad and lining - Maintenance and service - Subaru Forester Owner's ManualSubaru Forester: Replacement of brake pad and lining

The front disc brake and the rear disc

The front disc brake and the rear disc brake have audible wear indicators on the brake pads. If the brake pads wear close to their service limit, the wear indicator makes a very audible scraping noise when the brake pedal is applied.

If you hear this scraping noise each time you apply the brake pedal, have the brake pads serviced by your SUBARU dealer as soon as possible.

If you continue to drive despite the

If you continue to drive despite the scraping noise from the audible brake pad wear indicator, it will result in the need for costly brake rotor repair or replacement.

Hill start assist system (MT models)
Ensure that the Hill start assist system operates properly under the following circumstances: 1. Stop the vehicle on an uphill grade by depressing the brake pedal and clutch pedal, with the ...

Breaking-in of new brake pads and linings
When replacing the brake pad or lining, use only genuine SUBARU parts. After replacement, the new parts must be broken in as follows. ...

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Arming the alarm
- Press the Lock button on the remote key. One long flash of the turn signals will confirm that the alarm is armed. Alarm confirmation settings can be changed in MY CAR, under Car settings ...

Keys
A key number plate is supplied with your keys. Record the key number and keep it in a safe place (such as your wallet), not in the vehicle. If you lose your keys, see a NISSAN dealer for duplic ...

Cleaning the exterior
Remove any heavy deposits of mud and dirt with a hose before washing the vehicle. Never aim a hose water jet directly at the engine air intake, heater air intakes, body seals or at any compone ...