Subaru Forester: Manual climate control operation for front climate control panel / Air inlet selection

Select the air inlet by pressing the air inlet selection button.

  • Recirculation:

    When the indicator light on the air inlet selection button illuminates, interior air is recirculated inside the vehicle. Press the air inlet selection button to the ON position in the following cases.

    • When driving on a dusty road
    • When you want cooling performance to increase (for example, in particularly hot weather)
  • Outside air circulation:

    When the indicator light on the air inlet selection button does not illuminate, outside air is drawn into the passenger compartment. Press the air inlet selection button to the OFF position in the following cases.

    • When the road is no longer dusty
    • When the interior has cooled to a comfortable temperature

WARNING

Continued operation in the ON position may fog up the windows. Switch to the OFF position as soon as the outside conditions are no longer dusty.

NOTE

  • When the indicator light on the air inlet selection button is flashing at engine starting, a malfunction might be occurring in the electrical system. We recommend that you contact your SUBARU dealer for inspection.
  • The indicator light on the air inlet selection button may flash in the following cases. However, this does not indicate a malfunction.
    • After the vehicle battery has been disconnected and reconnected.
    • When the vehicle battery voltage is low.

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