Subaru Forester: Cleaning ventilation grille - Operating tips for heater and air conditioner - Climate control - Subaru Forester Owner's ManualSubaru Forester: Cleaning ventilation grille

Cleaning ventilation grille
Cleaning ventilation grille

Always keep the front ventilation inlet grille free of snow, leaves, or other obstructions to ensure efficient heating and defrosting.

Since the condenser is located in front of the radiator, this area should be kept clean because cooling performance is impaired by any accumulation of insects and leaves on the condenser.

    Efficient cooling after parking in direct sunlight
    After parking in direct sunlight, drive with the windows open for a few minutes to allow outside air to circulate into the heated interior. This results in quicker cooling by the air condition ...

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