Subaru Forester: System monitors - Front seatbelt pretensioners - Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags - Subaru Forester Owner's ManualSubaru Forester: System monitors

A diagnostic system continually monitors the readiness of the seatbelt pretensioner while the vehicle is being driven. The seatbelt pretensioners share the control module with the SRS airbag system.

Therefore, if any malfunction occurs in a seatbelt pretensioner, the SRS airbag system warning light will illuminate. For details, refer to “SRS airbag system monitors”.

    Front seatbelt pretensioners
    The driver’s and front passenger’s seatbelts have a seatbelt pretensioner. The seatbelt pretensioners for the driver’s seat and front passenger’s seat operate at the same time as the ...

    System servicing
    - When discarding a seatbelt retractor assembly or scrapping the entire vehicle damaged by a collision, consult your SUBARU dealer. - Tampering with or disconnecting the system’s wiri ...

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    Call priority
    When service calls are active, e.g. Roadside Assistance or MB Info calls, an emergency call can still be initiated. In this case, an emergency call will take priority and override all other active ...

    Brake lights and taillights
    The brake lights and taillights are replaced from inside the cargo area. NOTE Before starting to replace a bulb, see page 322. 1. Open the panel. 2. Remove the bulb holder by turning it coun ...

    Using The Panic Alarm
    NOTE: The PANIC and Security Alarms are quite different. Please take a moment to activate the PANIC and the Security modes to hear the differences in the horn. In case one should go off in the f ...