Subaru Forester: Auxiliary input jack (if equipped) - CD player operation - Audio - Subaru Forester Owner's ManualSubaru Forester: Auxiliary input jack (if equipped)

1) Models without Hands-free system

1) Models without Hands-free system
2) Models with Hands-free system

By connecting a commercial audio product to the vehicle, such as a portable audio player, you can hear its sound via the vehicle’s speakers.

An auxiliary (AUX) input jack is present in the center console. A stereo mini pin plug (3.5ø) can be inserted in this jack. The connection cable is available at electrical appliance or similar stores.

To use the AUX input jack:

1. Connect a portable audio player to the AUX input jack.

2. Press the “CD/AUX” button on the

2. Press the “CD/AUX” button on the audio control panel to turn on the auxiliary audio input.

3. Play back the portable audio player.

Refer to the Owner’s Manual for the portable audio player.

NOTE
- The AUX input jacks of the models with the genuine SUBARU navigation system are the RCA type. For detailed information, refer to the Owner’s Manual supplement for the navigation system.

- The output sound of the portable audio player is not loud, and the sound via the vehicle’s speakers that are connected to the vehicle audio set may be very low. If you turn up the volume of the audio set, the volume becomes louder. However, when you change from one portable audio player to another one, the volume levels via the vehicle’s speakers may be significantly louder compared to the prior device. To avoid a large volume difference, turn down the volume when you change between portable audio players.

- In some cases, when the sound volume of the portable audio player is low, the sound becomes bad when you turn up the volume of the vehicle audio system. In this case, adjust the sound volume of the portable audio player.

- In some cases, noise occurs because of a bad connection between the portable player and the vehicle audio system. Try cleaning the stereo jack and audio plug.

- If noise is not reduced, check for disconnection of the cord or malfunctions of the portable player.

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