Subaru Forester: Keys and doors / Keys

NOTE

For models with “keyless access with push-button start system”, refer to “Keyless access with push-button start system”.

The following keys are provided with the vehicle.

Subaru Forester. Keys

  1. Master keys
  2. Sub key
  3. Key number plate

A key can be used in the following locations.

  • Ignition switch
  • Driver’s door
  • Glove box

The valet key fits only the ignition switch and door locks. You can keep the glove box locked when you leave your vehicle and valet key at a parking facility.

NOTE

Locking/unlocking using the remote keyless entry system can also be controlled with the buttons on the key. For details, refer to “Remote keyless entry system”.

CAUTION

Do not attach a large key holder or key case to either key. If it bangs against your knees while you are driving, it could turn the ignition switch from the “ON” position to the “ACC” or “LOCK” position, thereby stopping the engine.

Key number plate

The key number is stamped on the key number plate attached to the key set. Write down the key number and keep it in another safe place, not in the vehicle. This number is needed to make a replacement key if you lose your key or lock it inside the vehicle. Refer to “Key replacement”.

    Keys and doors

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