Subaru Forester: Towing / Towing hooks. Front towing hook

The towing hooks should be used only in an emergency.

CAUTION

Use only the specified towing hooks and tie-down hooks/holes. Never use suspension parts or other parts of the body for towing or tie-down purposes.

Front towing hook

  1. Take the towing hook, screwdriver and jack handle out of the cargo area.

    Subaru Forester. Towing hooks. Front towing hook

  2. Cover the tip of a flat-head screwdriver with vinyl tape or cloth so that it will not scratch the bumper. Insert the flat-head screwdriver into the cutout of the cover and pry open the cover.

    Subaru Forester. Towing hooks. Front towing hook

  3. Screw the towing hook into the thread hole until its thread can no longer be seen.

    Subaru Forester. Towing hooks. Front towing hook

  4. Tighten the towing hook securely using the jack handle.

After towing, remove the towing hook from the vehicle and stow it in the tool bucket. Fit the towing hook cover on the bumper.

WARNING

Do not use the towing hook except when towing your vehicle. . Be sure to remove the towing hook after towing. Leaving the towing hook mounted on the vehicle could interfere with proper operation of the SRS airbag system in a frontal collision.

CAUTION

To prevent deformation to the bumper and the towing hook, do not apply excessive load to the towing hook.

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    Rear towing hook

    Take the towing hook and screwdriver out of the tool bucket. Take the jack handle out of the cargo area. Cover the tip of a flat-head screwdriver with vinyl tape or cloth so that it will not scratch the bumper...

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    The outside temperature is displayed on the multi-function display (color LCD).

    NOTE

    The outside temperature indicator shows the temperature around the sensor. However, the temperature may not be indicated correctly or the update may be delayed in the following conditions. While parking or driving at low speeds When the outside temperature changes suddenly (example: when going in and out of an underground parking area or when passing through a tunnel) When starting the engine after being parked for a certain period of time The temperature unit cannot be changed.

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