Subaru Forester: When checking or servicing in the engine compartment while the engine is 
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A running engine can be dangerous.

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 is advisable.

    When checking or servicing in the engine compartment (non-turbo models)
    - 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. - D ...

    Engine hood
    To open the hood: 1. If the wiper blades are lifted off the windshield, return them to their original position. 2. Pull the hood release knob under the instrument panel. 3. Release the se ...

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    Anti-lock Brake System (ABS)
    The ABS system performs a brief self-diagnostic test when the engine has been started and driver releases the brake pedal. Another automatic test may be performed when the vehicle first reache ...

    Fuel Gauge
    Fuel Gauge This gauge gives an approximate indication of the amount of fuel in the fuel tank. “F” stands for full and “E” stands for empty. If the indicator gets off the graduation of ...