Subaru Forester: Winter driving / Driving on snowy and icy roads

To prevent skidding and slipping, avoid sudden braking, abrupt acceleration, highspeed driving, and sharp turning when driving on snowy or icy roads.

Always maintain ample distance between your vehicle and the vehicle ahead of you to avoid the need for sudden braking. To supplement the foot brake, use the engine brake effectively to control the vehicle speed. (Shift into a lower gear when necessary.)

Avoid shifting down abruptly. Such behavior can cause the wheels to lock, possibly leading to loss of vehicle control.

An anti-lock brake system (ABS) enhances your vehicle’s braking performance on snowy and icy roads. For information on braking on slippery surfaces, refer to “ABS (Anti-lock Brake System)” and “Vehicle Dynamics Control system”.

WARNING

Do not use the cruise control on slippery roads such as snowy or icy roads. This may cause loss of vehicle control.

CAUTION

Avoid prolonged continuous driving in snowstorms. Snow will enter the engine’s intake system and may hinder the airflow, which could result in engine shutdown or even breakdown.

Opening rear gate (models with power rear gate)

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Wiper operation when snowing

Before driving in cold weather, make sure the wiper blade rubbers are not frozen to the windshield or rear window. If the wiper blade rubbers are frozen to the windshield or rear window, perform the following procedure...

Other information:

Subaru Forester 2019-2021 Owners Manual: Remote start safety features


For safety and security reasons, the remote engine start system will prevent starting (or stop the engine if running) and sound the horn twice if any of the following conditions is detected. In addition, the fob will flash and beep 3 times. The total run-time has exceeded 20 minutes...

Subaru Forester 2019-2021 Owners Manual: Registration of the reverse tiltdown mirror angle with the key fob


CAUTION Depress the brake pedal when registering the reverse tilt-down mirror angle. Move the select lever to the “R” position, then the outside mirror angle will move to the reverse tilt-down position. Adjust the outside mirror angle. For details about the settings, refer to “Remote control mirror switch” ...

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