Subaru Forester 2019-2024 Owners Manual / Maintenance and service / Maintenance precautions / Before checking or servicing in the engine compartment

Subaru Forester: Maintenance precautions / Before checking or servicing in the engine compartment

WARNING

  • Always stop the engine and apply the parking brake firmly to prevent the vehicle from moving.
  • Always let the engine cool down. Engine parts become very hot when the engine is running and remain hot for some time after the engine has stopped.
  • Do not spill engine oil, engine coolant, brake fluid or any other fluid on hot engine components. This may cause a fire.
  • When the ignition switch is in the “ON” position, the cooling fan may operate suddenly even when the engine is stopped. If your body or clothes come into contact with a rotating fan, that could result in serious injury. To avoid risk of injury, perform the following precautions.
    • Models with push-button start system:

      Always turn the push-button ignition switch to the “OFF” position and confirm that the operation indicator on the switch is turned off. Then take the access key fob out from the vehicle.

    • Models without push-button start system:

      Always remove the key from the ignition switch.

  • Before performing any servicing on a vehicle equipped with a remote engine start system (a dealer option), temporarily place the remote engine start system in service mode to prevent it from unexpectedly starting the engine.

    Maintenance precautions

    When maintenance and service are required, it is recommended that a..

    When checking or servicing in the engine compartment

    CAUTION Do not touch the engine cover while checking the components in the engine compartment. Doing so may cause your hand to slip off the cover and result in an unexpected injury...

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    Subaru Forester 2019-2024 Owners Manual: Disabling functions


    By operating the access key fob If you have registered a PIN code for PIN Code Access, you can disable the keyless access function by operating the access key fob. For details about registering a PIN code, refer to “Unlock using PIN Code Access”...

    Subaru Forester 2019-2024 Owners Manual: Keyless access with push-button start system (if equipped)


    The following access key fobs are provided with the vehicle. Access key fobs Key number plate The “keyless access with push-button start system” allows the following functions to be performed when the access key fob is being carried. Locking and unlocking of doors, rear gate and fuel filler lid (For details, refer to “Locking and unlocking by holding the access key fob”) Starting and stopping the engine (For details, refer to “Starting and stopping engine (models with push-button start system)”) Arming and disarming the alarm system (For details, refer to “Alarm system”) NOTE Locking/unlocking using the remote keyless entry system can also be controlled with the buttons on the access key fob...

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