Subaru Forester: Safety precautions - Hands-free system (if equipped) - Audio - Subaru Forester Owner's ManualSubaru Forester: Safety precautions

- For safety reasons, avoid operating

- For safety reasons, avoid operating the cell phone while driving.

- Do not make a phone call while driving. When you have an incoming call, stop the vehicle in a safe location before taking the incoming phone call. When you have to absolutely take a phone call, tell the caller “I’ll call you back”. And then call the caller back after stopping the vehicle in a safe location.

- Do not leave the cell phone in the

- Do not leave the cell phone in the vehicle. The temperature in the vehicle may become extremely high and cause a malfunction of the cell phone.

- When using the cell phone, be careful not to get it close to the in-vehicle equipment. Getting it too close to the in-vehicle equipment may result in deterioration in tone quality or a poor connecting condition.

- In the frequency band used by this equipment, along with industrial, scientific and medical equipment such as a microwave oven, radio stations (a license is required) to be used by the production line in the factory to identify movable bodies, specific small power radio stations (a license is not required) and amateur radio stations (a license is required) are being operated.

(These three types of radio stations are hereinafter referred to as “other radio stations.”) Before using this equipment, be sure to check to see if “other radio stations” are being operated in the vicinity. If there is detrimental radio interference from this equipment to “other radio stations,” move the equipment to another location as soon as possible to avoid radio interference.

The frequency band used by this equipment is in the 2.4 GHz zone. The FH-SS modulation is employed as a modulation method. The expected inflicting interference distance is less than 10 m (33 ft). This equipment uses a full band and can avoid a band used by a movable body identification device.

    Certification for the Handsfree system
    FCC WARNING Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. NOTE This device compli ...

    See also:

    D (Drive)
    This position is for normal driving. The transmission automatically shifts into a suitable gear from 1st to 4th according to the vehicle speed and the acceleration you require. When more accel ...

    Changing a flat tire
    The procedure described on the following pages can be used to rotate tires as well as to change a flat tire. When preparing to change a flat tire, check to be sure the gear selector lever is ...

    Maintenance procedures
    The pages that follow contain the required maintenance services determined by the engineers who designed your vehicle. Besides those maintenance items specified in the fixed maintenance schedu ...