Subaru Forester: Shift lock function / Shift lock release

If the select lever cannot be operated, turn the ignition switch back to the “ON” position then move the select lever to the “P” position with the select lever button pressed and the brake pedal depressed.

If the select lever does not move after performing the above procedure, check and confirm the following and release the shift lock accordingly.

  • When the select lever cannot be shifted from “P” to “N”:

    Refer to “Shift lock release using the shift lock release button”.

  • When the select lever cannot be shifted from “N” to “R”, “P”:

    Place the ignition switch in the “ACC” position, then move the select lever to the “P” position with the brake pedal depressed.

If the select lever still does not move, refer to “Shift lock release using the shift lock release button”.

If the shift lock cannot be released without using the shift lock release button in the above cases, there may be a malfunction in the shift lock system or the vehicle control system.

Contact a SUBARU dealer for an inspection as soon as possible.

    Shift lock function

    T..

    Shift lock release using the shift lock release button

    Perform the following procedure to release the shift lock. Apply the parking brake and stop the engine. Wrap the tip of a flat-head screwdriver with vinyl tape or a cloth and use it to remove the shift lock cover...

    Other information:

    Subaru Forester 2019-2024 Owners Manual: Turn off display of driving information display


    Select the blank space in the menu to exit the driving information display selection. NOTE The average fuel consumption and average vehicle speed are calculated even while the driving information display is not displayed. Even if you turn off the driving information display, the display will automatically turn on when the battery voltage is disconnected and then reconnected for battery replacement or fuse replacement...

    Subaru Forester 2019-2024 Owners Manual: Alarm system setting


    To change the setting of your vehicle’s alarm system for activation or deactivation, do the following. Disarm the alarm system. Refer to “Disarming the system”. Sit in the driver’s seat and shut all doors, the rear gate and engine hood...

    Categories

    Warning screen

    Subaru Forester. Warning screen

    Example of warning

    If there is a warning message or a maintenance notification, it will appear on this screen. Take the appropriate actions based on the messages indicated.

    read more

     
    Copyright © 2024 www.suforester5.com