Subaru Forester: Driver Monitoring System (if equipped) / Using the Driver Monitoring System . User recognition

User recognition

When a user is registered with the user recognition function, the Driver Monitoring System performs the following.

Subaru Forester. Using the Driver Monitoring System . User recognition

  1. When the door is opened and the push-button ignition switch is OFF, the user recognition screen appears and the Driver Monitoring system starts user recognition.

    The user recognition screen may not appear when the door is opened in some cases, such as when only a short time has passed after the push-button ignition switch was turned OFF. In such cases, user recognition starts when the door is closed however the user recognition screen does not appear.

    Subaru Forester. Using the Driver Monitoring System . User recognition

  2. Sit in the driver’s seat and face forward for a few moments.
  3. When user recognition is completed, the Hello screen appears on the multifunction display.

At this time, the seat position, outside mirror angle, air conditioner settings, combination meter display basic screen, multi-function display basic screen, and customization settings all change based on the user information.

NOTE

  • When a multi-function display operation switch is pressed, the user recognition screen is canceled, however user recognition continues.
  • When the select lever is not in the “P” position, the seat position will not change even when user recognition is completed.
  • If user recognition fails, perform recognition again following the instructions, refer to “When a user is not recognized”.
  • User recognition is not performed while driving.
  • If the seat position or outside mirror angle are in motion at the time when user recognition is completed, then it is not possible to retrieve the seat position, outside mirror angle, or reverse tilt-down outside mirror angle.
  • If any of the following operations is performed while retrieving of the seat position or outside mirror angle, retrieving of the seat position and outside mirror angle is canceled.
    • The power seat adjustment switch was operated.
    • The outside mirror adjustment switch was operated.
    • The “SET” button was pressed.
    • The “1” or “2” button was pressed.
    • The select lever was moved to a position other than “P” position.

    Driver Monitoring System indicator/warning

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    When a user is not recognized

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