Subaru Forester: Reverse Automatic Braking (RAB) system overview / Detecting range

Subaru Forester. Detecting range

  1. Detecting range (width): Approximately 6 in (15 cm) outside of the vehicle width
  2. Range that the system cannot detect: Approximately 20 in (50 cm) behind the rear of the vehicle
  3. Detecting range (length): Approximately 5 ft (1.5 m) from the rear of the vehicle


If your vehicle is trapped on a railroad crossing and you are trying to escape by reversing through the crossing gate, the system may recognize the crossing gate as an obstacle and the brake may activate. In this case, remain calm and either continue to depress the accelerator pedal or cancel the system. To cancel the system, refer to “Canceling the Reverse Automatic Braking (RAB) system operation” .

    Reverse Automatic Braking (RAB) system overview


    Operating conditions

    The Reverse Automatic Braking (RAB) system will operate when all of the following conditions are met. EyeSight warning indicator RAB warning indicator RAB OFF indicator The ignition switch is in the “ON” position...

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    Subaru Forester 2019-2023 Owners Manual: Type A

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    Subaru Forester 2019-2023 Owners Manual: Certification for the BSD/RCTA

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    Clock/date screen

    Subaru Forester. Clock/date screen

    The time and date are displayed. You can adjust the time and date. For details, refer to “Clock”.

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