Subaru Forester: Side mirrors - Connecting a trailer - Trailer towing - Driving tips - Subaru Forester Owner's ManualSubaru Forester: Side mirrors

Side mirrors
Side mirrors

After hitching a trailer to your vehicle, check that the standard side mirrors provide a good rearward field of view without significant blind spots. If significant blind spots occur with the vehicle’s standard side mirrors, use towing mirrors that conform with Federal, state/province and/ or other applicable regulations.

    Trailer safety chains
    Always use safety chains between your vehicle and the trailer. Towing a trailer without safety chains could create a traffic safety hazard if the trailer separates from the hitch due to ...

    Trailer lights
    Direct splicing or other improper connection of trailer lights may damage your vehicle’s electrical system and cause a malfunction of your vehicle’s lighting system. Connection of tra ...

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    Mirrors
    Outside rearview mirror Be sure to adjust mirror angles before driving. Your vehicle is equipped with both left-hand and right-hand outside rearview mirrors. The mirrors can be adjusted remotely w ...

    Fault tracing and actions
    If the message Windscreen Sensors blocked is displayed, this means that the camera is obscured and cannot detect pedestrians, vehicles or road marker lines in front of the vehicle. This, in t ...

    Electrical system
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