Subaru Forester: In case of emergency / Maintenance tools

Your vehicle is equipped with the following maintenance tools.

  • Jack
  • Jack handle
  • Screwdriver
  • Towing hook (eye bolt)
  • Wheel nut wrench

Screwdriver and wheel nut wrench

Subaru Forester. Maintenance tools

  1. Screwdriver
  2. Wheel nut wrench

The screwdriver, wheel nut wrench, etc. are stored in your vehicle. The tools can also be stored in the tool bucket.

Under the rear floor

The jack, jack handle and towing hook are stored as shown in the following illustrations.

Subaru Forester. Maintenance tools

  1. Under-floor storage compartment (if equipped). Refer to “Under-floor storage compartment”.
  2. Jack handle
  3. Spare tire
  4. Tool bucket

Subaru Forester. Maintenance tools

  1. Wheel nut wrench
  2. Screwdriver
  3. Jack
  4. Towing hook (eye bolt)

NOTE

  • For how to use the jack, refer to “Flat tires”.
  • The following items may be different depending on the model.
    • The shape of the storage compartment
    • The locations of some maintenance tools

    If you park your vehicle in case of an emergency

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    Temporary spare tire

    WARNING Never tow a trailer when the temporary spare tire is used. The temporary spare tire is not designed to sustain the towing load. Use of the temporary spare tire when towing can result in failure of the spare tire and/or less stability of the vehicle and may lead to an accide..

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    NOTE

    You can set the units for both the multifunction display (black and white) and the combination meter at the same time. For details about setting the language and units, refer to “Type A combination meter” or “Menu screens”.

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