Subaru Forester: Push-button ignition switch (models with “keyless access with push-button start system”) / Operating range for push-button start system

Subaru Forester. Operating range for push-button start system

  1. Antennas
  2. Operating range

NOTE

  • If the access key fob is not detected within the operating range of the antennas inside the vehicle, the push-button ignition switch and the engine start cannot be operated.
  • Even when the access key fob is outside the vehicle, if it is placed too close to the glass, it may be possible to switch the power or to start the engine.
  • Do not leave the access key fob in the following places. It may become impossible to operate the push-button ignition switch and the engine start. It may also cause a false warning to issue although no malfunction actually occurs, or not to issue a warning when any malfunction occurs.
    • On the instrument panel
    • On the floor
    • Inside the glove box
    • Inside the door trim pocket
    • On the rear seat
    • In the cargo area
  • When operating the push-button ignition switch or starting the engine, if the access key fob battery is discharged, perform the procedure described in “Access key fob – if access key fob does not operate properly”. In such a case, replace the battery immediately. Refer to “Replacing battery of access key fob”.

    Push-button ignition switch (models with “keyless access with push-button start system”)

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    Switching power status

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