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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    Using the A/C
    Air conditioning places an extra load on the engine. Watch the engine coolant temperature gauge. If it moves near the red zone, turn off the A/C until the gauge reading returns to normal. 1. ...

    Problems with the engine
    Problem The engine does not start. The starter motor can be heard. Possible causes/consequences and Solutions There is a malfunction in the engine electronics. There is a malfunction in the fu ...