Subaru Forester: When checking or servicing in the engine compartment (non-turbo models) - Maintenance precautions - Maintenance and service - Subaru Forester Owner's ManualSubaru Forester: When checking or servicing in the engine compartment (non-turbo models)

- Do not contact the belt cover

- Do not contact the belt cover while checking the components in the engine compartment.

Doing so may cause your hand to slip off the belt cover and result in an unexpected injury.

- Do not touch the oil filter until the engine has cooled down completely.

Doing so may result in a burn or other injury. Note that the oil filter becomes very hot when the engine is running and remains hot for some time after the engine has stopped.

    Before checking or servicing in the engine compartment
    - Always stop the engine and set the parking brake firmly to prevent the vehicle from moving. - Always let the engine cool down. Engine parts become very hot when the engine is running and ...

    When checking or servicing in the engine compartment while the engine is running
    A running engine can be dangerous. Keep your fingers, hands, clothing, hair and tools away from the cooling fan, belts and any other moving engine parts. Removing rings, watches and ties ...

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