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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Infotainment mode buttons
Press a button to select a mode 1 RADIO: use to select AM, FM1, FM2, SAT1, SAT2 2 MEDIA: use to select DISC, AUX, USB, iPod® or Bluetooth. 3 TEL: Bluetooth® hands-free cell phone operation 4 M ...

Switching off the engine with the vehicle moving
It is not advisable to switch off the engine while the vehicle is moving. However, should such a situation arise, then the following procedure applies. - Press and hold the engine START/STOP ...

Tv/my video media inhibit with vehicle moving
When the vehicle is moving the video picture will automatically be inhibited. The touch screen will display the TV/My video screen and the relevant safety message will be displayed. If Dual view i ...