Subaru Forester: Reverse Automatic Braking (RAB) system (if equipped) / Reverse Automatic Braking (RAB) system ON/OFF setting

While the select lever is shifted to the “R” position, the below functions of the Reverse Automatic Braking (RAB) system can be set by operating the audio/navigation monitor.

Subaru Forester. Reverse Automatic Braking (RAB) system ON/OFF setting

  1. ON setting key of Reverse Automatic Braking (RAB) system
  2. OFF setting key of Reverse Automatic Braking (RAB) system
  3. ON setting key of the object detection warning beeping sound
  4. OFF setting key of the object detection warning beeping sound

When the ON setting key is shown, the corresponding setting is ON.

Touch and hold the ON setting key to turn the setting OFF.

When the OFF setting is shown, the corresponding setting is OFF.

Touch and hold the OFF setting key to turn the setting ON.

When the Reverse Automatic Braking (RAB) system is turned OFF, the following indicator will illuminate.

Subaru Forester. Reverse Automatic Braking (RAB) system ON/OFF setting

RAB OFF indicator: illuminates when the Reverse Automatic Braking (RAB) system is turned OFF.

RAB OFF indicator will turn off when the Reverse Automatic Braking (RAB) system is turned ON.

NOTE

  • When the settings cannot be changed, the ON/OFF setting key will be grayed out.
  • The ON/OFF setting key may be grayed out if the Reverse Automatic Braking (RAB) system malfunctions, etc. In this case, turn the ignition switch to the “OFF” position and then turn it to the “ON” position again. If the setting cannot be changed even after turning the ignition switch to the “ON” position again, consult your SUBARU dealer.
  • The settings will be restored as follows when the select lever is shifted to the “R” position next time.
    • Reverse Automatic Braking (RAB) system settings: default (ON setting)
    • Object detection warning beeping sound: the setting selected by operating the combination meter display (color LCD)

Also, the following settings can be changed by operating the combination meter display (color LCD).

  • Warning volume
  • Sonar audible alarm ON/OFF

For details, refer to “Menu screens”.

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