2000 Subaru Outback Owner's Manual

2000 Subaru Outback Manual

2000 Subaru Outback manual table of contents:

  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 1
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    ... chapter informs you how to start and operate your SUBARU. Chapter 8: Driving tips This chapter informs you how to drive your SUBARU in various condi tions and explains some safety tips on ... Chapter 10: Appearance care This chapter informs you how to keep your SUBARU looking good. ii
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    ...service This chapter informs you when you need to take your SUBARU to the dealer for scheduled maintenance and informs you how to ... as all other portions of this manual carefully in order to gain a better understanding of how to use your SUBARU vehicle safely. WARNING A WARNING indicates a situation...
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    J Safety symbol HS0008 You will find a circle with a slash through it in this manual. This symbol means Do not", Do not do this", or Do not let this happen", depending upon the context. Safety precautions when driving SEATBELT AND SRS AIRBAG D All persons in the vehicle should fasten their ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    ... upright and well back in the seat. Carefully read the sections Seat, seatbelts and SRS airbag" in chapter 1 of this owner's manual for instructions and precautions concerning the seatbelt system and SRS airbag system. CHILD SAFETY D Never hold a child ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    ...SRS airbag", and Seatbelts" in chapter 1 of this owner's manual for instructions and pre cautions concerning ... system and SRS airbag system. ENGINE EXHAUST GAS (CARBON MONOXIDE) D Never ...Avoid remaining in a parked vehicle for a lengthy time while the engine is running. If that is unavoidable, then ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    D If at any time you suspect that exhaust fumes are entering the vehicle, have the problem checked and corrected as soon as possible. If you must drive under these conditions, drive only with all windows fully open. D Keep the trunk lid or rear gate closed while driving to prevent exhaust gas ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ...judgment and attentiveness will be impaired. If you drive when tired or sleepy, your, your passengers' and other ...instead find a safe place to rest if you are tired or sleepy. On long trips, you should make .... CAR PHONES AND DRIVING CAUTION A driver's use of a car phone can be distracting and if ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ..., and may even violate governmental regulations. In addition, damage or performance problems resulting from modification may not be covered under warranties. DRIVING ... traveling harness which can be se cured to the rear seat with a seatbelt or use a pet carrier which can be secured to the rear seat ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ...SRS airbags Keys and doors Instruments and controls Climate control Audio Interior equipment Starting and operating Driving tips In case of emergency Appearance care Maintenance and service Specifications Consumer information and Reporting safety defects Index 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 - ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ... Armrest (if equipped) ...1-10 Ashtray ...6-12 AT OIL TEMPerature warning light (for AT vehicles) ...3-13 Audio set ...5-3 Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) function ...1-17 Automatic transmission ...7-14 Automatic transmission fluid ...11-21 B Battery ...Brake booster ...Brake fluid ...Brake pedal...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    Index Center console ...6-7 Charge warning light ...3-12 CHECK ENGINE warning light/Malfunction indicator lamp ... wheels ...10-4 Cleaning fog light lens (for OUTBACK) ...10-4 Cleaning the interior ...10-7 Clock ...3-...(MT vehicles) ...11-29 Clutch pedal (Manual transmission vehicles) ...11-32 Coin tray...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    ...Folding down the rear seat - Station wagon ...Front differential gear oil (AT vehicles) ...Front fog light (if equipped) ...Front seatbelt ... marker light ...Front-wheel drive warning light (for AT vehicles) ...Fuel ...Fuel economy hints ...Fuel filler lid and cap ...Fuel gauge ...Fuel requirements ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    ... your vehicle in an emergency ...9-2 Ignition switch ...3-3 Illumination brightness control ...3-19 In-dash 6 CD auto ...Installation of accessories ...5-3, 11-45 Interior light ...6-2 J Jack and jack handle ...Jump starting ...Loading your vehicle ...8-15 Low fuel warning light ...3-15 Luggage cover (if ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ... and fusible link ...11-45 Maintenance precautions ...11-3 Maintenance schedule ...11-3 Maintenance tools ...9-26 Manual transmission ...7-11 Manual transmission oil ...11-20 Meters and gauges ...3-7 Mirrors ...3-28 Moonroof (if equipped) ...2-27 Moonroof - if ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    ......Rear differential gear oil ...Rear gate (Station wagon) ...Rear seats ...Rear viscous limited slip differential (LSD) (GT, GT-LTD, OUTBACK-CW and OUTBACK-LTD) ...Rear window defogger ... system status indicator light (if equipped) ...3-15 Selector lever for automatic transmission ...7-15 Shift ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ... engine during cold weather below - 4 °F (- 20 °C) ...Starting the engine for a manual transmission vehicle ...Starting ... hitch (if equipped) ...Trailer towing (for OUTBACK) ...Treadwear ...Trunk lid (Sedan) ...Trunk ... ...Turn signal indicator lights ...Turn signal lever ...Type C117 audio set (...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    ... and P120 audio set (if equipped) ...Type P121 audio set (if equipped) ...U Unfastening the seatbelt ...Uniform tire quality grading standards ... 5-7 ...-37 Windows ...2-21 Windshield washer fluid ...11-39 Windshield wiper and washer switches ...3-23 Windshield wiper deicer (if ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    This manual describes the following types of the Legacy series. HBF016AB HBF017AB HBF018AB HBF019AB
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    ... SUBARU dealer in the United States come with the following warranties: D SUBARU Limited Warranty D Emission Control Systems Warranty D... Canada, Inc. and sold at retail by an authorized SUBARU dealer in Canada come with the fol lowing warranties: D SUBARU Limited Warranty D Anti Corrosion Warranty D ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ... ...Armrest (if equipped) ...Folding down the rear seat - Station wagon ... 1-2 1-8 1-9 1-10 1-11 1 Seatbelts ...Seatbelt safety tips ...Emergency Locking ...if equipped) ...SRS airbag system monitors ...SRS airbag system servicing ...Precautions against vehicle modification ... 1-38 1-48 1-48 1-53...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    ... of sliding under the seatbelt in a collision, the front seatbacks should be always used in the upright position while the vehicle is running. If the front seatbacks... aged 12 and under in the rear seat properly restrained at all times. The SRS airbag deploys with considerable speed and force and can ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ...sit in the REAR seat properly restrained at all times in a child restraint device or in a seatbelt, whichever ..., height and weight. Secure ALL types of child restraint devices (including forward... positions than in the front seating positions. For instructions and precautions concerning child restraint...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    Put children in the rearseat properly restrained at all times. Do not recline the seatback while vehicle is moving. HB0291 HS0247 B Fore and aft adjustment n Manual seat HB1058BA Pull the lever upward and slide the seat to the desired position. Then...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags n Power seat (if equipped) HB1060BA To adjust the seat forward or backward, move the control switch forward or backward. B Seat cushion angle and height adjustment (Power seat only) HB1078BA HB1062BA To adjust the angle and height of the seat cushion, move the ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    .... The seatback placed in a reclined position can spring back upward with force when released. When operating the reclining lever to return the seatback, hold it lightly so that it may be raised back gradually. B Head restraint adjustment HB1016BA OM-H2735 To raise the head restraint, pull it up. ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ...for them. D Before you lie on the flat bed to take a rest, read the description "Parking your vehicle" in Chapter 7 carefully and follow the instructions. WARNING HBS011AA 1. Slide the front seat forward as far as possible. 2. Pull off the head restraint while pressing the release button. 3. ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ...or backward. Pulling the lever forward will increase the amount of support for your lower back. Seat heater (if equipped) D Use of the seat heater for a long period of time while the engine is not running can cause battery discharge. D Do not put anything on the ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags HB1019BB HB1073BB To turn on the seat heater, push the "LO" or "HI" position on the switch, as desired, depending on the temperature. LO: Normal heating HI: Rapid heating The indicator located on the switch comes on when the seat heater is in operation. ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    D Secure skis and other lengthy items properly to prevent them from being thrown around inside the vehicle and causing serious injury during a sudden stop, a sudden steering or a rapid acceleration. Sit well back and upright. HB0302 J Armrest (if equipped) WARNING To avoid the possibility of ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ... Folding down the armrest and opening the seatback panel affords a loading space for long objects. To open the seatback panel, pull the panel down while pressing the release tab down. J Folding down the rear seat - Station wagon D After returning the rear seat to its original position, ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    B Folding down the seatback HB1022BA HB1023BA Unlock the seatback by pulling the release knob and then fold the seatback down. B Folding down the seat cushion and seatback 1. Move the front seat forward. 2. Close the rear passengers' cup holder and ashtray. 3. To remove the headrest (if so ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags 4. Store the seatbelts in the seatbelt pocket to prevent them from falling below the cushion. HB1074BB HB1076BB 5. Raise the seat cushion by pulling up the tab. Make certain that the rear passenger's cup holder is fully retructed before raising the seat cushion....
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    6. Unlock the seatback by pulling the release knob and fold the seatback down. Confirm that the pin located at the bottom of the seat cushion is inserted into the slot at the top of the seatback. HB1027BA 7. Install the headrest (if so equipped) onto the backside of the seatback. HB1028BA To ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ... injury. D Each seatbelt is designed to support only one person. Never use a single belt ...under in the rear seat properly restrained at all times. The SRS airbag deploys with considerable speed ... in the REAR seat properly restrained at all times in a child restraint device or in a seatbelt, whichever ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ... in the rear seating positions than in the front seating positions. For instructions and precautions concerning the child restraint system, see the "Child restraint systems" section in this chapter. B Infants or small children Use a child restraint system that is suitable for your vehicle. See ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    ... at the driver's seat. This device causes the seatbelt warning light on the instrument panel to light up for about six seconds when the ignition switch is turned to the "ON" position to remind the driver to wear the seatbelt. If the driver's...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    .... Adjust the seatback to upright position. Sit well back and HS0230 upright. HS0231 CAUTION Metallic parts of the seatbelt can become very hot in a vehicle that has been closed up in sunny weather; they could burn an occupant. Do not touch such hot parts until they cool. 1-18
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ...rear seatbelts (except rear center seatbelt on station wagon) OM-H0043 OM-H0044 1. Adjust the ... until you hear a click. 5. To make the lap part tight, pull up on the shoulder belt. ... your waist. B Rear center seatbelt on station wagon D Fastening the seatbelt with the webbing twisted can increase ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    hand side), always check that the webbing is not twisted. D Be sure to fasten both tongue plates to the respective buckles. If the seatbelt is used only as a shoulder belt (with the smaller tongue plate not fastened to the smaller buckle on the right-...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ...slowly again. HB1034BA HB1035BA 3. Insert the larger tongue plate in the larger buckle marked "CENTER" on the left-hand side until it clicks. To make the lap part tight, pull up on the shoulder belt. And place the lap belt as low as possible on your hips, not on your waist. - CONTINUED -...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    J Adjusting the front seat shoulder belt anchor height WARNING When wearing the front seatbelts, make sure the shoulder portion of the webbing does not pass over your neck. If it does, adjust the seatbelt anchor to a lower position. Placing the shoulder belt over the neck may result in neck injury...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags J Unfastening the seatbelt B Except station wagon models' rear center seatbelt Push HB0303 Push the button on ... to avoid catching the belt webbing in the door. B Rear center seatbelt on station wagon Push HS0317 Push the release button of the larger buckle (on ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ... in the smaller buckle on the right-hand side and push it in, and the smaller tongue plate will be disconnected from the buckle. HB1038CA HB1048BA 2. Allow the retractor to roll up the belt. You should hold the webbing end and guide it back into the retractor while it is rolling up. Neatly 1-24
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    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags store the tongue plates in the recess in the retractor neatly and then insert the smaller tongue plate into the slot located at the front of the recess. NOTE When folding down the rear seat cushion, store the seatbelts in the seatbelt pocket to prevent them falling ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ... pretensioners have no user-serviceable parts. For required servicing of front seatbelt retractors ... with seatbelt pretensioners, see your nearest SUBARU dealer. D When discarding front seatbelt retractor ... damage or for other reasons, consult your SUBARU dealer. WARNING Seatbelt retractor assembly ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ...s seatbelt retractor assemblies must be replaced and only by an authorized SUBARU dealer. When replacing seatbelt retractor assemblies, use only genuine SUBARU parts. D If either front seatbelt does not retract or cannot be pulled out due to a ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    ... indicated by any of following, the vehicle should be taken promptly to your nearest SUBARU dealer to have the system checked. Unless checked... airbags will not function reliably: D Flashing or flickering of the indicator light. D No illumination of the warning light when the ignition switch is first ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ... car damaged by a collision, consult your SUBARU dealer. D Tampering with or disconnecting the system's wiring ... of the seatbelt pretensioner, see your nearest SUBARU dealer. WARNING CAUTION The front sub ... have an authorized SUBARU dealer perform the work. NOTE If the front part of the vehicle ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    ...of any equipment (bush bar, winches, snow plow, skid plate, etc.) other than SUBARU genuine accessory parts to the front end. D Modification of the suspension system...door jamb. Always consult your SUBARU dealer if you want to install any accessory parts to your vehicle. J Seatbelt...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ...under in the rear seat properly restrained at all times. The SRS airbag deploys with considerable speed ... is greater. For that reason, be sure to secure ALL types of child restraint devices (including forward ...should be properly restrained in the rear seat at all times. Never allow a child to stand up...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    ...or any other seat. Secure child restraint devices in the REAR seats at all times. HB0308 OM-H2406 Never install rearward facing child seat in the... system in the rear seat while riding in the vehicle. You should use an infant or child restraint system that meets Federal Motor Vehicle 1-32 WARNING
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    ... installing the child restraint system, carefully follow the manufacturer's instructions. According to accident statistics, children are safer when properly ... belt through or around the child restraint system following the instructions provided by its manufacturer. If the - CONTINUED - 1-33
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    ... will be heard which indicate the retractor functions as ALR. 6. Before having a child sit in the child restraint system, move it back and forth to check if it is firmly secured. Sometimes a child restraint can be more firmly secured by pushing it down into the seat cushion and then tightening the ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    ..., seatbelt and SRS airbags J Top strap anchors B Anchorage location HBS061BB HB1077BC Three anchor brackets, i.e., ones for the right, center and left positions, are already installed on the rear parcel shelf (on Sedan) or on the rear edge of the roof (on Staion wagon). - CONTINUED - 1-35
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    B To hook the top strap n Sedan CAUTION When the child restraint system is to be secured using the top strap, always pass the top strap under the headrest between the headrest stay posts. If the top strap is routed over the headrest, it may not be properly tensioned, resulting in an unsteady child ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ...3. Tighten the top strap securely. 4. Reinstall the headrest in such a way that the top strap is routed between the headrest stay posts. n Station wagon CAUTION Always remove the headrest when mounting a child restraint system with a top strap. Otherwise, it may happen that the top strap cannot be ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    ...bracket. 3. Tighten the top strap securely. Built-in child restraint (if equipped) Refer to the diagram below to become familiar with the parts of this builtin child restraint. HBS046BB 1 2 3 4 5 6 1-38 Lap-shoulder belt Chest clip Release button Crotch belt Warning label Child restraint cushion...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    ... be at least one year old. It is important to use a rear-facing child restraint until ... restraint systems" section in this manual. WARNING Do not use the built-in child restraint...-in child restraint. D Failure to follow the manufacturer's instructions on the use of this child restraint system can...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    ...serious injury to the child. HBS047BA D Do not use another child restraint system over ... locked securely in place when the child restraint is in use. Otherwise, in an accident, serious injury or death .... D The built-in child restraint, especially metallic parts, can become hot in a vehicle that has ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ...the belts retract. B Placing a child in the built-in child restraint 1. Before using the built-in child restraint, make sure the vehicle's rear seatback ...cushion. 3. Read the information and warnings on the child restraint cushion. Check the child's size and weight to be sure the child is not too...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    ... tabs. HBS050BA HBS051BB 5. Pull down the seatback part of the removable pad. Make sure the child's ...the maximum shoulder height indicated on the label, do not use the built-in child restraint. If used, the built-in restraint cannot restrain the child properly, which may result in serious injury...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags child should use eigher the vehicle's seatbelts or an approved aftermarket booster seat, if necessary. HBS051CB ... If you remove the removable pad for cleaning or other purposes, do not use the built-in child restraint. If an accident occurs, the absence of the pad ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ... and that the lap-shoulder belts and crotch belt are not twisted. If the restraint is used with the tongues and buckle not locked and/or with the belts twisted, the ... an accident. CAUTION If the child restraint belts do not function normally, contact your authorized SUBARU dealer immediately. 1-44
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    ... go too far forward and be seriously injured. Make sure the chest clip is fastened at all times. 12. If the belts are loose, pull down on lap parts of the belts to take in the slack of the lap and shoulder belts. 13. Pull the belts toward you ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    HBS056BA 15. Move the chest clip to the middle of the child's chest so that the position of the shoulder portion of each belt is centered on the child's shoulder. The belts should be away from the child's face and neck, but not falling off the child's shoulders. B Removing the child from ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    ...up into the seatback. B Replacing restraint system parts after a collision WARNING Replace the built-...vehicle seatback assembly if the child restraint was in use during a serious collision. The built-in restraint ... the belts free of polishes, oils, chemicals and particularly battery acid as they may ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    ... and anchorages of the built-in child restraint. If these parts are damaged and/or do not function properly, contact your authorized SUBARU dealer for replacement parts. *SRS airbag (Supplemental Restraint System airbag) *SRS: This stands for ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags For instructions and precautions concerning the seatbelt system, ...and well back in the seat as far from the steering wheel as practical while still maintaining full ...under in the rear seat properly restrained at all times. The SRS airbag deploys with considerable speed ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    ... age, height and weight. Secure ALL types of child restraint devices (including forward ... child seats) in the REAR seats at all times. According to accident statistics, children are safer ... positions than in the front seating positions. For instructions and precautions concerning the child restraint ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    ... D When the SRS airbag deploys, some smoke will be released. This smoke could cause breathing problems for people with a history of asthma or other breathing trouble. If you or your passengers have breathing problems after SRS airbag deploys, get fresh air ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    B Components HB1079DB 1 Airbag control module 2 3 4 5 6 (including impact sensors) Airbag module (driver's side) Airbag module (passenger's side) Front sub sensor (left hand side) Front sub sensor (right hand side) Seatbelt pretensioner (driver's side) 7 Seatbelt pretensioner 8 Side airbag...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    ... injuries. Because the SRS airbag needs enough space for deployment, the driver should always sit upright and well back in the seat as far from the steering wheel as practical while still maintaining full vehicle control and the front passenger should move the seat as far back as possible and sit ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    .... Sit well back and upright. HB0308 Move the seat as far from the steering wheel as practical. HS0233 Adjust the seatback to upright position. Sit well back and... possible. HB0290 D Do not put any objects over the steering wheel pad and dashboard. If the SRS frontal airbag deploys, those objects...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    ...HB1047BB The driver's SRS frontal airbag is stowed in the center portion of the steering wheel. The passenger's SRS frontal airbag is stowed near the top of the... Do not touch the SRS airbag system components around the steering wheel and dashboard with bare hands right after deployment. Doing so...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    ... collision, the control module sends signals to the frontal airbag modules instructing them to inflate the SRS frontal airbags. Then both airbag ... driver's and front passenger's seatbelt pretensioners operate at the same time. Although it is highly unlikely that the SRS airbag would activate in a...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    ...When the SRS airbag deploys, a sudden, fairly loud inflation noise will be heard and some smoke will be released. These occurrences are ...in the passenger compartment during a collision. That level differs from one type of collision to another, and it may have no bearing on the visible damage done to ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    ... against an obstacle on the road such as a curb). HB1056BA HB1057BA n Examples of the types of accidents in which the SRS frontal airbag is unlikely to deploy. There are many types of collisions which might not necessarily require SRS frontal airbag deployment. If ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags n Examples of the types of accidents in which the SRS frontal airbag will basically not deploy. The SRS frontal airbag is basically not designed to deploy if the vehicle is struck from side or from behind, or if it rolls onto its side or roof, or if it is involved in ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    ... may cause injuries if your head or other body parts are too close to the SRS side airbag. D Do ...child because his/her head or arms or other body parts are close to the side airbag. Since your vehicle is ... be placed in the rear seat anyway and should be properly restrained at all times. WARNING 1-60
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags Do not sit or learn unnecessary close to the front door. Do not rest your arm on either front door or its internal trim. HB0352 HB0353 Never allow a child to kneel on the front passenger's seat facing the side window. Never allow a child to wrap his/her arms ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    ... is stored in the door side of each front seatback, which bears an "SRS AIRBAG" label. In a moderate to severe side impact collision, the ... impacted side of the vehicle deploys between the occupant and the door panel and supplements the seatbelt by reducing the impact on the occupant's chest. B...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    ... SRS side airbag deploys independently of the frontal airbags in the steering wheel and instrument panel. An impact sensor is incorporated into each of the... signal to the side airbag module on the impacted side of the vehicle, instructing it to inflate the SRS side airbag. Then the side airbag module...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    ... SRS side airbag deploys, a sudden, fairly loud inflation noise will be heard and some smoke will be released. These .... That level differs from one type of collision to another, and it may have no bearing on the visible damage done to the vehicle itself. n Example of the type of accident in which the...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags n Examples of the types of accidents in which the SRS side airbag is unlikely to deploy. There are many types of collisions which might not necessarily require SRS side airbag deployment. In the event of accidents ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    n Examples of the types of accidents in which the SRS side airbag will basically not deploy. The SRS side airbag is basically not designed to deploy if the vehicle is involved in a frontal collision or is struck from behind. Examples of such accidents are illustrated below. HB1046AB HB1043BB In ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    ...In the event of a malfunction indicated by any of following, the vehicle should be taken promptly to your nearest SUBARU dealer to have the system checked. Unless checked and repaired, the SRS airbags will not function reliably: - CONTINUED - 1-67
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ... consult your SUBARU dealer. D The SRS airbag has no user-serviceable parts. Do not... servicing of the SRS airbag, see your nearest SUBARU dealer. Tampering with or disconnecting the system's wiring could... below, we recommend that you have an authorized SUBARU dealer perform the work. The SRS airbag ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    ...by an authorized SUBARU dealer. When the components of the SRS airbag system are replaced, use only genuine SUBARU parts. To ensure their long-term reliability, the SRS airbags must be inspected by a SUBARU dealer ten years after ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    ... (brush bar, winches, snow plow, skid plate, etc.) other than SUBARU genuine accessory parts to the front end. D Modification of the suspension system ... steps or side sill protectors, etc.) other than SUBARU genuine accessory parts to the side body (only for vehicles with side...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    ...Windows ...Power windows ... 2-7 2-13 2-20 2-21 2-21 2 Trunk lid (Sedan) ...Rear gate (Station wagon) ...Moonroof (if equipped) ...Tilting/sliding moonroof (Sedan) Dual moonroofs (Station wagon) ... 2-24 2-26 2-27 2-27 2-29
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ...The master key and submaster key fit all locks on your vehicle. D Ignition switch D Doors D Trunk (sedan) or Rear gate (station wagon) D Glove compartment The valet key fits only the ignition switch and door locks. You can keep the trunk and glove...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ...rotate the lock lever rearward and then close the door. To lock the door from the outside using the power door locking switch, push the switch forward ("LOCK" side) and then close the door. In this case, all closed doors and the rear gate (for station wagon) are - CONTINUED - 2-3
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    locked at the same time. Always make sure that all doors and the rear gate are locked before leaving your vehicle. NOTE Make sure that you do not leave the key inside the vehicle before locking the doors from the outside without the key. n For vehicles without power door locking switches OM-H2394...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    ... close the door. Always make sure that all doors and the rear gate (station wagon) are locked before leaving your vehicle. NOTE Make sure that you do not ... an unlocked door. Always make sure that all doors and the rear gate (station wagon) are locked before starting to drive. - CONTINUED - 2-5
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    ... switches (if equipped) HB2008CB HB2009BB All doors and the rear gate (station wagon) can be locked and unlocked by the power door locking switches located at the ... that you do not leave the key inside the vehicle before locking the doors from the outside using power door locking switches. 2-6
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    ... not take the transmitter apart except when replacing the battery. D Do not get the transmitter wet....dry with a cloth immediately. CAUTION This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules and with RSS-...unlocking the doors (and rear gate on the station wagon) without a key D Sounding a panic alarm ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ...lock all doors (and rear gate on the station wagon). The horn will sound one time. If any of the doors (or the rear ... The horn will sound two times. To unlock all doors (and rear gate on the station wagon), briefly press the "UNLOCK/DISARM" button a second time. B Illuminated entry The interior (...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ... after approximately 30 seconds. B Selecting audible signal operation Using the horn, the system will give you an audible signal when the ...The horn will sound one time to inform you that the audible signal has been turned on. B Replacing the battery CAUTION Do not let dust, oil or water get on or in...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    using a phillips screwdriver. 2. Separate the case. 3. Remove the old battery from the holder. 4. Replace with a new battery (Type CR2032 or equivalent) making sure to install the new battery with the positive (+) side facing up. 5. Install the back half of the ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    .... HB2032BB 4. Place the ignition key into the ignition switch and cycle the switch from LOCK to ON ten times within 15 seconds. Be sure to stop at the LOCK position and leave the key in the ignition. The horn will sound once to indicate that you are in the transmitter ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ... been programmed. Any additional transmitters can also be programmed at this time. Repeat steps 1 through 3 for an additional transmitter. To exit ... of your transmitters are programmed, remove the key from the ignition switch. The horn will sound three times to indicate that the system has exited the...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ... lights flash if someone attempts to break into your vehicle. The starter motor ...: D The parking lights will flash and the horn will sound intermittently. In addition, the starter motor will not ... is tampered with again. The alarm will continue for twelve times if any sensor continues to be activated....
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ...). 2. Remove the key from the ignition switch. 3. Open the doors and get out of the vehicle. 4. Make sure that the engine hood (and the trunk ...than two seconds). All doors (and the rear gate on the station wagon) will lock, the horn will sound one time, the parking lights will flash one time and the ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ...key from the ignition switch. 3. Open the doors and get out of the vehicle. 4. Make sure that the engine ...door locks. 7. Close the door. The horn will sound one time, the parking lights will flash one .... The driver's door will unlock, the horn will sound two times, the parking lights will flash two ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ...rear gate on the station wagon), briefly press the "UNLOCK/DISARM" button a second time. n Emergency ...key into the ignition switch and cycle it from the "LOCK" to the "ON" position three (3) times within ... is used only for locking and unlocking the doors (and rear gate on the station wagon...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ...When passive arming mode has been programmed by the dealer, arming of the system is automatically accomplished without using the remote transmitter. Note that in this mode, DOORS MUST BE MANUALLY LOCKED. n To enter the passive mode WARNING Do not...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ...once they have been closed. Failure to lock the doors manually will result in a higher security risk. HB2031BB HB2024DB 1. Turn the ignition switch to the ...If the remote transmitter or power door lock switch is used to lock the vehicle, arming will take place immediately regardless ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ... and leave it open. 2. Turn the ignition switch to the "ON" position two times. ("LOCK" → "ON" ...start flashing. The indicator light provides the following indications. Flashing one time: Any door,...force and/or unauthorized person. Flashing four times: The ignition switch has been turned ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    Child safety locks WARNING Always use the child safety lock whenever a child rides in the rear seat. Serious injury could result if a child accidentally opened the door and fell out. HB2002BB Each rear door has a child safety lock that prevents the doors from being opened even if the inside door ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ... from being caught in the window. D Always lock the passengers' windows using the lock switch when children are riding in the vehicle. D Before ... operating the power window. The power windows operate only when the ignition switch is in the "ON" position. B Driver's side switches WARNING ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    .... To stop the window halfway, pull the switch up slightly. Push the switch down lightly and hold it. The window will open as long as the switch is held. Pull the switch up lightly and hold it. The window will close as long as the switch is held. n Operating the ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    Keys and doors B Passengers' side switches HB2009CB HB2005BB To open the window, push the switch down and hold it until the window reaches the desired position. To close the window, pull the switch up and hold it until the window reaches the desired position. When the lock switch on the power...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    ... inside trunk lid release. Also make certain that the trunk is closed. B To open and close the trunk lid from outside WARNING HBF013CB To open the trunk lid from outside, insert the key and turn it clockwise. To close the trunk lid, lightly press the trunk lid down until the latch engages. 2-24
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    Keys and doors B To open the trunk lid from inside HB3000CB Pull the trunk lid release lever upward. B To cancel the trunk lid release HBF014BA The inside trunk lid release can be cancelled to help prevent unauthorized entry into the trunk. To cancel the trunk lid release, set the lid release ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    Rear gate (Station wagon) WARNING To prevent dangerous exhaust gas from entering the vehicle, always keep the rear gate closed while...door locking switches, the rear gate can also be locked and unlocked through use of the power door locking switches. Refer to "Power door locking switches" section...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ...the open moonroof. D Do not operate the moonroof if falling snow or extremely cold conditions have caused it to freeze shut. ...moonroof has both tilting and sliding functions. The moonroof operates only when the ignition switch is in the "ON" position. HB2034BB B To raise or lower the moonroof ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ... moonroof cannot be closed through the switch operation because of system failure, it can be closed manually using a hexheaded wrench. For the procedure, refer to "Moonroof - if the moonroof cannot be closed" in Chapter 9 "In case of emergency". B ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    Keys and doors J Dual moonroofs (Station wagon) HB2029AA HB2030AA The front moonroof has a tilting function and the rear moonroof has a sliding function. Both moonroofs operate only when the ignition switch is in the "ON" position. HB2006BB To open the moonroof(s) 1. Open the front...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ... open can cause a great deal of wind noise. If such a condition has been encountered,... stop position of 7.9 in (20 cm), and the wind noise should diminish. D If the moonroof cannot be ... operation because of system failure, it can be closed manually using a hexheaded wrench. For the procedure, refer to...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    Keys and doors B Sun shades OM-H2355 n Front sun shade The front sun shade can be slid forward or backward by hand regardless of the moonroof position. n Rear sun shade The rear sun shade can be slid forward or backward by hand while the rear moonroof is closed. If the rear moonroof is opened, ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ... and chime ...SRS airbag system warning light ...CHECK ENGINE warning light/Malfunction indicator lamp ...Charge warning light ...Oil pressure warning ... ...Illumination brightness control ...Parking light switch ...Fog light switch (if equipped) ...Wiper and washer ...Windshield ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    Windshield wiper deicer (if equipped) ...Mirrors ...Inside mirror ...Outside mirrors ... 3-27 3-28 3-28 3-31 Tilt steering wheel ...Horn ... 3-33 3-34 3-2
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ... while the vehicle is being driven or towed because that will lock the steering wheel, preventing steering control. And when the engine is turned off, it takes a much greater effort than usual to steer. The ignition switch has four positions: LOCK, ACC,...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    n Automatic transmission vehicles HB4016BA HB2032CA The key can be turned from "ACC" to "LOCK" only when the selector lever is in the "P" position. n Manual transmission vehicles OM-H0144 The key can be turned from "ACC" to "LOCK"...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    Instruments and controls B START CAUTION Do not turn the ignition switch to the "START" position while the engine is running. The engine is started in this position. The starter cranks the engine to start it. When the key is ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ...cover under the steering column using a phillips screwdriver. 3. Turn the ignition key while pressing ...release lever. Take your vehicle to the nearest SUBARU dealer immediately to have the key interlock ...warning flasher HB8002BA The hazard warning flasher is used to warn other drivers when you have ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    Instruments and controls To turn on the hazard warning flasher, push the hazard warning button on the instrument panel. To turn off the flasher, push the button again. NOTE When the hazard warning flasher is on, the turn signals do not work. Meters and gauges HBF024CB J Speedometer The ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    ... engine with the pointer of the tachometer in the red zone. In this range, fuel injection will be cut by the engine control module to protect the engine from ... reduced below the red zone. The tachometer shows the engine speed in thousands of revolutions per minute. J Fuel gauge The fuel gauge shows ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ...the vehicle as soon as possible. See "In case of emergency" in this manual. HB2012BB The temperature gauge shows engine coolant temperature when the ignition switch is in the "ON" position. The coolant temperature will vary in accordance with ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ...airbag system warning light CHECK ENGINE warning light / Malfunction indicator lamp Charge warning light Oil pressure warning light ...a burned-out bulb or a malfunction of the corresponding system. Consult your authorized SUBARU dealer for repair. J Seatbelt warning light and chime When the ignition ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    ... system is not working properly. Contact your nearest SUBARU dealer immediately. J CHECK ENGINE warning light/Malfunction indicator lamp CAUTION ...your vehicle checked by an authorized SUBARU dealer immediately. NOTE This light also comes on when the fuel filler cap is not ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ...your vehicle checked by an authorized SUBARU dealer immediately. J Charge warning light If this light comes on when the engine is running,...if the belt is in good condition but the light remains on, contact your nearest SUBARU dealer immediately. J Oil pressure warning light CAUTION Do not operate ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ..., contact your nearest SUBARU dealer immediately. J AT OIL TEMPerature warning light (for AT vehicles) If this... indicate that the automatic transmission control system is not working properly. Contact your nearest SUBARU dealer for service immediately. J ABS warning light (U.S.) (Canada) The ABS ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ... brake system may not be working properly. If the light remains on, have the brakes inspected by a SUBARU dealer immediately. D If at ... operating properly, do not drive the vehicle. Have your vehicle towed to the nearest SUBARU dealer for repair. This light has the following two functions: B Parking ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    ... brake fluid or worn brake pads. Have your vehicle checked by a SUBARU dealer immediately. J Door open warning lights The specific door open warning light... out before you start to drive. J Low fuel warning light The low fuel warning light comes on when the tank is nearly empty ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ... signal or lane change signal. If the indicator lights do not blink or blink rapidly,...mode. This indicator light also comes on when operating headlight flasher. Clock HB2013BA To set the time,... and counterclockwise to retard the time. Time can be set only when the ignition switch is in the "ON"...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    Instruments and controls Light control switch WARNING To prevent battery discharge resulting from ... other position, the vehicle's lights will be out. If you park your vehicle on a roadside at night, use the hazard warning flasher to alert the other drivers. HB2007BA HB2014BB The light switch ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ... on high beam, the high beam indicator light "a" on the instrument panel is also on. To switch back to low beam, pull the lever back to the... reduced brightness when the engine has started, under the following conditions: D The parking brake is fully released. D The light switch is...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ...signal a lane change, push the turn signal lever up or down slightly and hold it during the lane change. The turn signal indicator lights will flash in the direction of the turn or lane change. The lever will return automatically to the neutral position when you release it. Illumination brightness ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ... dial clockwise. Parking light switch HB2018BA The parking light switch operates regardless of the ignition switch position. By pushing the front end of ... off, push the rear end of the parking light switch. Avoid leaving these lights on for a long time because that will run down the battery. 3-20
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ...the switch will illuminate when the fog lights are on. Wiper and washer WARNING In freezing weather, do not use the windshield washer until the windshield .... This may cause overheating of the washer motor. Check the washer fluid level frequently, such as at fuel stops. - CONTINUED ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ... during operation because of ice or some other obstruction on the window, the wiper motor could burn out even if the ... washer fluid is unavailable. In areas where water freezes in winter, use SUBARU Windshield Washer Fluid or the equivalent. (See "Windshield washer fluid" section in chapter 11.) ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ... those streaks after operating the washer or if the wiper operation is jerky, clean the outer surface of ... eliminate the streaking even after following this procedure, replace the wiper blades with new ones. Refer to the "Wiper blade replacement" section (chapter 11) for replacement instructions....
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ... Wiper intermittent time control (if equipped) HB2023BA When the wiper switch is in the " the operating interval... the windshield, push the washer button at the end of the wiper control lever. The washer fluid sprays until you release the washer button. The wipers operate while you push the button...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ... control lever to the "ON" position. To turn the wiper off, return the knob on the end of the lever ... the knob. To wash the rear window when the rear wiper is not in use, turn the knob on the end ... to the " " position. The washer fluid sprays and the wiper operates until you release the knob....
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    Rear window defogger switch D Do not use sharp instruments or window cleaner containing abrasives to clean the inner ... automatically shut off after about 15 minutes. If the window clears before that time, push the switch to turn it off. It also turns off when the ignition switch is turned to the "...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    ..."ON" position. Before turning on the windshield wiper deicer, remove any snow from the windshield. To turn on the windshield wiper deicer, push the switch. The indicator light located on ... about 15 minutes. If the wiper blades have been deiced completely before that time, push the ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    Mirrors Always check that the inside and outside mirrors are properly adjusted before you start driving. J Inside mirror HB4003BB The inside mirror has a day and night position. Pull the tab at the bottom of the mirror toward you for the night position. Push it away for the day position. The ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ... off. When the compass is on, an illuminated compass reading will appear in the lower part of the mirror. Even with the mirror in anti-glare mode, the mirror surface turns bright if the transmission is shifted into reverse. This is to ensure good rearward visibility during reversing. ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    structures and make certain the ignition switch is in the "ON" position. 3. Press and hold the left button for 3 seconds then release, and the compass will enter the calibration mode. "CAL" and direction will be displayed. 4. Drive slowly in a circle until "CAL" disappears from the ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 152
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ... a convex mirror and farther away than when viewed in a flat mirror. Do not use the convex mirror to judge the distance of vehicles behind you when changing lanes. Use the inside mirror (or glance backwards) to determine the actual size and distance of objects that ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ... switch (if equipped) The remote control mirrors operate only when the ignition switch is in the "ON" or "ACC" position. HB4004BB 1. Press either ... mirrors can also be adjusted manually. B Outside mirror defogger (if equipped) CAUTION To prevent the battery from being discharged, do not ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    Instruments and controls HB4004CB To turn on the outside mirror defogger, push the switch while the engine is running. The indicator light located on the switch will come on when ... it off, push the switch again. Tilt steering wheel WARNING Do not adjust the steering wheel tilt ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ... section (chapter 1). 2. Pull the tilt lock lever down. 3. Move the steering wheel to the desired level. 4. Push the lever up to lock the steering wheel in place. 5. Make sure that the steering wheel is securely locked by moving it up and down. Horn OM-H0440 To sound the horn...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    Climate control Ventilator ...Heating and air conditioning system ...Heater operation ...Air conditioner operation ... 4-2 4-4 4-6 4-10 Operating tips for heater and air conditioner ...Air filtration system (if equipped) ... 4-11 4-13 4
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ... is desired, the air flow can be directed temporarily toward the windshield to assist the windshield defroster. If this is done, the driver's side grille should always be returned to its normal position so that the warm air flow can then be used to defrost the driver's side window. 4-2
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    Climate control B Air flow section HB5006BA HB5006CA HB5006DA HB5006EA HB5006FA - CONTINUED - 4-3
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ...cool) to red area (warm). n Fan speed control dial The fan operates only when the ignition switch is turned to the "ON" position. The fan speed control dial is used to select four fan speeds. n Air flow control dial This dial has the following five...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ...Air conditioner button (if equipped) HB5010BB The air conditioner operates only when the engine is running. Push the air conditioner button while the fan is in operation to turn on the air conditioner. The indicator light will come on. Push it again to turn off the air conditioner. n...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    ... vehicle. Push the air inlet selection button to the ON position. The indicator light will come on. OFF position: Outside air is drawn into the ...Push the air inlet selection button again to the OFF position. The indicator light will go off. J Heater operation B Defrosting or defogging the windshield...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    .... To stop warm air flow from these outlets, turn the corresponding thumb-wheel to the " " position. B Heating and defrosting HB5012AA To direct warm air ... air outlets. To stop warm air flow from these outlets, turn the corresponding thumb-wheel to the " " position. - CONTINUED - 4-7
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ... to the desired speed. NOTE Warm air also comes out from the right and left air outlets. To stop warm air flow from these outlets, turn the corresponding thumb-wheel to the " " position. B Bi-level heating HB5014AA This setting allows you to direct air of different temperatures from the 4-8
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ... outlets is slightly warmer than from the instrument panel outlets. 1. Set the air inlet selection... the temperature difference between the air from the instrument panel outlets and the air from the foot outlets... To force outside air through the instrument panel outlets: 1. Set the air inlet selection...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    J Air conditioner operation B Cooling or dehumidifying HB5016BB For cooling and dehumidification of the passenger compartment, air flows through the instrument panel outlets: 1. Set the air inlet selection button to the "OFF" position. 2. Set the air flow control dial to the " " position. ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    ...air conditioner for maximum cooling efficiency. B Lubrication oil circulation in the refrigerant circuit Operate the air conditioner compressor at a low engine speed (at idle or low driving speeds) a few minutes each month during the off-season to circulate its oil...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ...conditions, and proper operation each spring. This check is best performed by your SUBARU dealer. B Cooling and dehumidifying in high... refrigerant is different from the method for CFC12 (freon). Consult your SUBARU dealer for service. Repairs needed as a result of using the wrong refrigerant are not ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    ... should be replaced more frequently. Since the filter element is a viscous type, it is unnecessary to clean or wash the element. Have your filter checked or replaced by your SUBARU dealer. Replacement schedule: Every 12 months or 7,500 miles (12,000 ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    Audio Antenna system ...Installation of accessories ...Audio set ...Type P119 and P120 audio set (if equipped) ...Type P121 audio set (if equipped) ...Type C117 audio set (if equipped) ...CD player 1 (if equipped) ...CD player 2 (if equipped) ...In-dash 6...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    Antenna system B Printed antenna CAUTION Do not use sharp instruments or window cleaner containing abrasives to clean the inner ... the rear window glass (sedan) or the left side rear quarter window glass (station wagon). HBF013IA HB5038AA B Pillar mounted antenna OM-H2376 Pull the antenna out to...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    ... station. Installation of accessories Always consult your SUBARU dealer before installing a citizen band radio... not suited for the vehicle. Audio set Your SUBARU may be equipped with one of the following audio sets...Type P119 and type P120 audio set HB5041AA D D D D Radio operation: refer to page ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    B Type P121 audio set HB5042AA D D D D Radio operation: refer to page 5-19 Cassette player operation: refer to page 5-24 CD (compact disc) player operation: refer to page 5-27 CD changer control: refer to page 5-30 B Type C117 audio set HB5043AA D Radio operation: refer to page 5-33 D ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    Audio B CD player 1 (Optional audio unit - if equipped) HB5039AA D Inserting and removing a disc: refer to page 5-39 B CD player 2 (Optional audio unit - if equipped) HB5041AA D CD (compact disc) player operation: refer to page 5-41 - CONTINUED - 5-5
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    B In-dash 6 CD auto changer (Optional audio unit - if equipped) HB5040AA D Inserting and removing a disc or all discs: refer to page 5-44 5-6
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    ... and P120 audio set (if equipped) * The audio type code number is found on the lid of the cassette slot. ... weather band Type P120: With weather band The audio set will operate only when the ignition switch is ... and volume control (PWR/VOL) The dial 1 is used for both power (ON/OFF) and volume control....
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ...the radio is first turned on, the control mode is in the volume control.) Volume Bass Treble Fader Balance The "AUDIO" button 2 is used for selecting the following control modes: Display Control mode HB5036BA Turn counterclockwise BAS TRE FAd Bass control Treble control Fader control For less...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    ...B Waveband selection n FM/AM selection (P119 type audio set) Push the "BAND" button 3 ...the tuning button marked "B" to decrease it. Each time the button is pressed, the frequency interval can be ... "B" to change the WB channel down. Each time the button is pressed, the WB channel changes to...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    ... WB (if equipped) reception. 2. Press the "SCAN" button or tune the radio manually until the desired station frequency is displayed. 3. Press one of the preset buttons for more than 2 seconds to store the frequency. At this time, there will momentarily be no sound from the radio. If the button ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    ... B NR button Program button NOTE D Only use good quality cassettes (cassettes longer than C-90 are ...D Put cassettes back in their boxes immediately after use to protect them from dust and dirt and to ... the tape head (once or twice a month) using a wet-type cleaning cassette. B Cassette slot Insert a ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    ... cassette tape is moving. " : Indicates that the top side of the cassette is being played back. A : Indicates that the bottom side of the cassette is being ... cassette tape is ejected. The ejection function is also active when the ignition switch is in the "LOCK" position. Always make certain that...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    ...B Dolby B NR button ( ) Press the " " button T when playing tapes recorded using the Dolby NR system*. The " " indicator will light up and high-frequency noise on ... can be connected to this audio unit. See your SUBARU dealer for more information. For procedures for loading and ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    ... play the song repeatedly. The "RPT" indicator will come on and the song will be played continuously. To cancel the repeat mode, press the button again. ... The "RAND" indicator will come on and all songs on the disc will be played in a random order. To cancel the random mode, press the button ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    ... display shows "SCAN" and the track number being scanned. - You hear the first 10 seconds of each track. - The operation is automatically cleared after playing all programs. Then, normal playback starts. 2. Press the "SCAN" button again when you hear a track you like. - Normal playback...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    ...optional CD changer can be connected to this audio unit. See your SUBARU dealer for more information. For procedures for loading and unloading CDs...If the "CD" button is pressed during a radio broadcast, the CD changer will interrupt the broadcast. D At the end of the disc, playback automatically ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    ... desired "Disc select" button (numbered from 1 to 6) and the disc will begin to play. B To select a song from its beginning Briefly press the button H... the song repeatedly. The "RPT" indicator will come on and the song will be played continuously. To cancel the repeat mode, press the button ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    ... display shows "SCAN" and the track number being scanned. - You hear the first 10 seconds of each track. - The operation is automatically cleared after playing all programs. Then, normal playback starts. 2. Press the "SCAN" button again when you hear a track you like. - Normal playback...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    Audio Type P121 audio set (if equipped) * The audio type code number is found on the lid of the cassette slot. The radio will operate only when the ignition switch is in the .../bass/treble/fader/balance control (PWR/VOL) The dial 7 is used for both power (ON/OFF) and volume control. The ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    This dial is used for bass/middle/treble controls when the "AUDIO" button 8 is in the depressed position. It is also used for fader/balance controls when the "FAD/BAL" button 6 is in the depressed position. Display Control mode HB5036BA Turn counterclockwise BAS MId Bass control Middle ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    ...) n Display illumination dimness cancellation The brightness of the radio display dims when the light switch is in the "p" or "w" positions. If this makes the ... is on to select FM1, FM2 or AM reception. Each time this button is pressed, the band will change in the following order: FM1 FM2 AM...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    ... button marked "B" to decrease it. Each time the button is pressed, the frequency changes 10 ... on the button causes a continuous change in the frequency. n Manual tuning for weather band When weather band ...B" to change the WB channel down. Each time the button is pressed, the WB channel changes ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    ...select the weather band. 2. Press the "SCAN" button 2 or tune the radio manually until the desired station frequency is displayed. 3. Press one...to store the frequency. The frequency of the station will flash once on the display at this time. If the button is pressed for less than 1.5 seconds, the...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    ... D Never expose cassettes to heat, direct sunlight or moisture. D Clean the tape head (once or twice a month) using a wet-type cleaning cassette. B To play back a cassette tape n When cassette tape is not in the player When a cassette is partially ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    ... cassette tape is moving. " : indicates that the top side of the cassette is being played back. A : indicates that the bottom side of the cassette is being ... cassette tape is ejected. The ejection function also operates when the ignition switch is in the "LOCK" position. Always make certain that ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    ... no blanks between selections (live concerts, etc). B Dolby B NR button ( ) Press " " button U when playing tapes recorded using the Dolby NR system*. The " " indicator will light up and high-frequency noise on the tape will be reduced for clearer sound ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    Audio * Noise reduction system manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation. “Dolbyମ. (CD player selection) button B To play back a compact disc n When CD is not in the player Hold a ... disc into position. A single CD (8 cm/3 inch CD) may also be used without any adapter....
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    ... Briefly press the button F to skip to the beginning of the next track. Each time the button is pressed, the indicated track number will increase. n ... the "❚AA" button F to skip to the beginning of the current track. Each time the button is pressed, the indicated truck number will decrease. B ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ...normal playback mode is restored. B To eject a disc from the player When a disc is being played back or when a disc is in the player, press the eject button " ...may be removed even when the ignition switch is in the "LOCK" position. NOTE Avoid driving the vehicle with a CD sticking out, because...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    ... can be connected to this audio unit. See your SUBARU dealer for more information. For procedures for loading ...button L Repeat button Z Track selection buttons X CD button B To start playback When the "CD" button ... the current disc number, track number and the elapsed time during playback. 5-30
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    Audio NOTE D If a disc is in the player, the "CD" button is used to change from CD player operation to CD changer operation. Each time the "CD" button is pressed, the operating mode will change ... B" to select the desired disc. Each time the "DISC Y" J button is pressed, the indicated ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    ... forwarding. If you continue fast forwarding to the end of the disc, the CD changer will automatically stop fast forwarding and start playback ... play the song repeatedly. The "RPT" indicator will come on and the song will be played continuously. To cancel the repeat mode, press the button again. ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    ... C117 audio set (if equipped) * The audio type code number is found on the lid of the cassette slot. The audio set will operate only when the ignition switch is in the "ACC" or "ON" positions. Radio ...and volume control (PWR/VOL) The dial 6 is used for both power (on/off) and volume ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    ... control mode is in the volume control.) Volume (VOL) Bass (BAS) Treble (TRE) Fader (FAD) Balance (BAL) The "AUDIO" button 5 is used for selecting the following control modes: Display Control mode HB5036BA Turn counterclockwise BAS TRE FAD Bass control Treble control Fader control For less ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    ...the radio is on to select FM1, FM2 or AM reception. Each time this button is pressed, the band will change in the following order: FM1 FM2 AM The...tuning frequency and press the tuning button marked "∨" to decrease it. Each time the button is pressed, the frequency changes 10 kHz in the AM mode...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    ... FM2 or AM reception. 2. Press the "SCAN" button 2 or tune the radio manually until the desired station frequency is displayed. 3. Press one ... to store the frequency. The frequency of the station will flash once on the display at this time. If the button is pressed for less than two seconds, the ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    ...) Q Dolby B NR button NOTE D Only use good quality cassettes (cassettes longer than C-90 are ...D Put cassettes back in their boxes immediately after use to protect them from dust and dirt and to ...Clean the tape head (once or twice a month) using a wet-type cleaning cassette. B Cassette slot Insert a ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    ...remove the cassette tape. B Dolby BNR button (BNR) Press "BNR" button Q when playing tapes recorded using the Dolby NR system*. The "BNR" indicator will light up and high-frequency noise on the tape will be reduced for clearer sound reproduction. * Noise ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    Audio CD player operation (if optional CD player is connected) An optional CD player can be connected to this audio unit. See your SUBARU dealer for more information. For CD player operation procedures, refer to "CD player 2" in this chapter. CD player 1 (if equipped) HB5039BB ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    ... playing. The disc indicator will turn on as the CD begins playing. n Disc indicator Lit: A disc is in the slot (When the ignition switch is in the ... position. n Function control Refer to CD player control operating instructions described in the "Type P119 and P120 audio sets" section. CAUTION ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    ...and track up button 6 Play/pause button 7 Fast reverse and track down button n When CD is not ...pull the disc into position. A 8 cm/3 inch CD may also be used without any adapter. NOTE ... INSERT TWO DISCS INTO THE DISC INSERTION SLOT AT A TIME. D Be sure to always insert a disc with the label side up...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    ...CD stops playing temporarily. To let the CD resume playing, press the button again. B To select a song from its beginning n Forward ...than 0.5 second to fast reverse the disc. Release the button to stop fast reverse. B Repeat playback Use this to play a certain track repeatedly. During playback, press...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    ... the "RPT" indicator goes out, and normal playback mode is restored. B Random playback Use this to play the tracks on the disc in random order. During ... be removed even when the ignition switch is in the "LOCK" position. NOTE D Avoid driving the vehicle with a CD sticking out, ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    ... a time. Doing so can cause mechanical damage to the CD changer. D Use only music CDs identified by a mark. D Do not use CDs listed below which could cause damage to ... Do not insert or remove any disc when the automatic transmission selector lever is in the park position; the selector lever in...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    ... disc select button. B To insert six discs at a time 1. Press and hold the "Disc select" ...all discs are loaded, the first disc will begin to play. (If no disc is inserted within ...and the next disc will be ejected and so on. At this time, the "Disc select" buttons are disabled.) - CONTINUED ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    ... mode. OFF: No disc is loaded or the ignition switch is in the "LOCK" position. B Function control Refer to CD player control operating instructions described in the "Type P119 and P120 audio sets" or "Type P121 audio set" section. 5-46
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    ...directly, contamination could cause poor tone quality. Do not touch the disc surface. D Use a clean disc whenever possible. If ... thinner, benzene, alcohol, etc. D Never use a badly damaged, deformed or cracked disc. Malfunctions or problems might result. D A disc is vulnerable to heat. Never keep it ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    Interior equipment Interior light ...Dome/Rear map reading light (if equipped) ...Spotlight (if equipped) ...Sun visors ...Vanity mirror (if equipped) ... 6-2 6-2 6-4 6-5 6-6 Storage compartment ... 6-6 6-7 6-7 6-8 6-8 Glove compartment ...Center console ...Coin tray ...Overhead console (if ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    ...When leaving your vehicle, make sure the light is turned off to avoid battery discharge. Dome/Rear map reading light (if equipped) D Do not use excessive force or sharp ... spray cleaner directly on the dome light lens or the switches. D Remove the lens and use a damp cloth to clean ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    .... OFF mode: Pressing the "OFF" switch 5 will prevent all lights from illuminating when the door is opened. B Rear map reading ... at full intensity. Press a second time to turn it off. n Map light dimming This area 2 will vary the intensity of the map light depending on which dimming zone area is ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    ... regardless of setting). D Switch indicator lights will shut off when not in use, but will come back ...light assembly is equipped with a time delayed-off feature. The lights will remain on for a few seconds after all vehicle doors are closed. D If a map light is in use and the door is opened, the map ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    ... off, push the switch again. When leaving the vehicle, make sure the light is turned off to avoid battery discharge. Sun visors HB7001BA To block out glare, swing down the visors. To use the sun visor at a side window, swing it down and move it sideways. ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    J Vanity mirror (if equipped) HB6017AA To use the vanity mirror, swing down the sunvisor and open the vanity mirror cover. B Vanity mirror with light (if equipped) The light beside the vanity mirror comes on when the ignition switch is either in the "ACC" or "ON" position...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    Interior equipment J Glove compartment Unlock Lock HS0090 To open the glove compartment, pull the handle. To close it, push the lid firmly upward. To lock the glove compartment, insert the key and turn it clockwise. J Center console HB6010BA To open the lid, pull up the lock release. - ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    ... your vehicle is parked in the sun or a warm day, the inside of the overhead console heats up. Avoid storing plastic or other heat-vulnerable or flammable articles such as a lighter in the overhead console. HB0269 To open the console, push on the lid lightly and it will automatically open. 6-8
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    Interior equipment Cup holder D When not in use, always keep the holder stored while driving to reduce the risk... HB7003BB HB7004BA The cup holder is located beside the climate control panel. To use the cup holder, push on the its front surface and it will automatically pop out. Then pull it out ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ... is built in the center console, beside the parking brake lever. B Rear passenger's cup holder (if equipped) HB7009CA HB7011AA The rear passenger's cup holder is located on the lower side of the back of the center console. To use the cup holder, open the lid by pulling its upper edge. 6-10
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    ... lighter (if equipped) CAUTION The electrical power socket located on the lower part of the instrument panel is designed to use only a SUBARU genuine cigarette lighter plug. Do not use non-genuine cigarette lighter plugs or any "plug-in" ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    ...lighter operates only when the ignition switch is in the "ON" and "ACC" positions. To use the cigarette lighter... CAUTION Do not use ashtrays as waste receptacles or leave a lighted cigarette in an ashtray... a fire. Fully close the ashtray after using it to help reduce residual smoke. HB6011CA...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    ... fit properly. D Use of an electric appliance in the accessory power socket for a long period of time while the engine is not running can cause battery discharge. D Before driving your vehicle, make sure that the plug and the cord on your...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    ... of the instrument panel CAUTION The electrical power socket located on the lower part of the instrument panel is designed to use only a SUBARU genuine cigarette lighter plug. Do not use non-genuine cigarette lighter plugs or any "plug-in" ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    Interior equipment Convenience hook B Coat hook CAUTION Never hang anything on the coat hook that might obstruct the driver's view or that could cause injury in sudden stops or in a collision. And do not hang items on the coat hook that weigh 2.2 lb (1 kg) or more. HB7012BA The coat hook is ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    ...is attached to each inner side wall of the trunk near the trunk lid opening. n For station wagon models A shopping bag hook is attached to each side of the cargo area. To use the hook, push the upper portion and the shopping bag hook will appear. 6-16
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    ... an accident. HB6015BA HB6016BA A retaining pin is located on the drivers side of the vehicle next to the fuel filler door release. The floor mat is secured using the built-in grommet, by placing the grommet over the pin and pushing downward. Luggage ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    B Using the cover HB7015BA To extend the cover, pull the end of the cover out of the housing, then insert its hooks into the catches as ...from the catches and it will rewind automatically. You should hold on to the cover and guide it back into the cover housing while it is rewinding. B To remove the...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    ...The cargo anchorage eyelets are designed only for securing light cargo. Never try to secure cargo that ...that cargo can be secured with a luggage net or ropes. When using the anchorage eyelets, turn them down out of the storing recesses. When not in use, put the eyelets up into the storing recesses. ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    ... with flammable or corrosive liquids or any other dangerous items in the storage tray. Sedan CAUTION HB6007BB HB7019AD HB6008BA The storage tray is located under the floor of the trunk or cargo area and can be used to store small items. To open the lid, pull the tab or handle up. 6-20
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    Interior equipment Station wagon: Hang the hook provided on the underside of the lid on the rear edge of the roof to keep the lid open. NOTE When storing a flat tire, put the storage tray in the trunk or cargo area. - CONTINUED - 6-21
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    ... engine ... 7-6 7-7 7-8 7-8 7-9 7-10 7-10 Stopping the engine ...Manual transmission ...Automatic transmission ...Selector lever for automatic transmission ...Shift lock release ... 7-10 7-11 7-14 7-15 7-... differential (LSD) (GT, GT-LTD, OUTBACK-CW and OUTBACK-LTD) ...Power steering ......
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    ...a fuel which is low in quality or use of an inappropriate fuel additive may cause engine damage. J Fuel requirements B Fuel Octane Rating Your engine is designed to use only unleaded ...control system and may impair driveability and fuel economy. B Gasoline for California-certified LEV If ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ... containing alcohol may cause paint damage, which is not covered under the SUBARU Limited Warranty. Your use of gasoline with detergent additives will help prevent... can also help keep the air cleaner. SUBARU approves the use of oxygenated blend fuels, such as MTBE (Methyl Tertiary ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    ... system damage or driveability problems which result from the use of improper fuel are not covered under the SUBARU Limited Warranty. J Fuel filler ... damage, which is not covered under the SUBARU Limited Warranty. D Always use a genuine SUBARU fuel filler cap. If you ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    Starting and operating Sedan HB3000BB HBF013DA HB3001BD HB3007BA 1. To open the fuel filler lid, pull the lid release lever up. HB3008BB 2. Remove the fuel filler cap by turning it slowly counterclockwise. - CONTINUED - 7-5
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    ... vehicle damage due to improper testing is not covered under the SUBARU Limited Warranty and is the responsibility of the state inspection program or its... or service station in advance not to place your Subaru AWD vehicle on a twowheel dynamometer. Otherwise, serious transmission damage will result. ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    ...EPA) and states using twowheel dynamometers in their emission testing programs have EXEMPTED Subaru AWD vehicles from the... dynamometers in their testing programs. When properly used, that equipment will not damage an AWD Subaru vehicle. Under no circumstances should the rear wheels be jacked off the ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    ... be checked daily, weekly or at fuel stops. Starting the engine CAUTION Do not operate the starter motor continuously for more ... seconds or more before trying again. J Starting the engine for a manual transmission vehicle 1. Apply the parking brake. 2. Turn off unnecessary lights and accessories. ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    ... and indicator lights have gone off after the engine has started. The fuel injection system automatically lowers the idle speed as the engine warms up. J Starting the engine for an automatic transmission vehicle CAUTION If you restart the engine while the ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    ... may be flooded (excessive fuel in the engine). In case of a flooded engine, turn the starter motor for five .... Repeat this two or three times until the engine starts. Release the ignition switch and ... the steering wheel to lock. The ignition switch should be turned off only when the engine is idling....
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    Starting and operating Manual transmission WARNING Do not drive the vehicle with the clutch disengaged (i.e., when the clutch ... to the transmission to try shifting into reverse when the vehicle is moving. The manual transmission is a fully synchromeshed 5-forward and 1-reverse speed transmission. ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    B Shifting speeds n Recommended shifting speeds The best compromise between fuel economy and vehicle performance during normal driving is ensured by shifting up ...the red area if these speeds are exceeded. Failure to obseve this precaution can lead to excessive engine wear and poor fuel economy. 7-12
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    ...GT 29 (47) 49 (79) 70 (112) OUTBACK 31 (50) 52 (84) 74 (119... resting on the shift lever. This may cause wear on the transmission components. When it is necessary to reduce vehicle speed due ...a lower gear before the engine starts to labor. On steep downgrades, downshift the transmission to 4th, 3rd or ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    ... completely stopped. Shifting while the vehicle is moving may cause damage to the transmission. D Do not race the engine for more than five seconds in... collected and stored in memory to allow the transmission to shift at the most appropriate times for the current condition of your vehicle. ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    ...) This position is for parking the vehicle and starting the engine. In this position, the transmission is mechanically locked to prevent the vehicle from rolling ...P" position. Do not hold the vehicle with only the transmission. A shift interlock function is employed in the automatic transmission ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    ... a hill When descending a steep hill, depressing the brake pedal will cause the transmission to downshift to 3rd gear, thus applying engine braking. Reacceleration for a short time will cause the transmission to up7-16
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    ...B 3 (Third) This position is for using engine braking when going down a hill or for climbing a grade. The transmission automatically shifts into a...When you release the pedal, the transmission will return to the original gear position. B 2 (Second) This position is for using engine braking when going ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    ... sudden application of engine brakes when the vehicle is travelling on a slippery surface can lead to wheel locking; ... 27 (43) 57 (92) 97 (156) OUTBACK 29 (47) 62 (100) 104 (... prevent over-revving during acceleration of the vehicle, the transmission will automatically shift to the next highest gear if...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    ... over-revving during deceleration of the vehicle, the transmission will remain in the current gear if the speed of... with only the transmission. D Do not keep the vehicle in a stationary position on an uphill grade by using .... Use the brake instead. J Shift lock release If the selector lever does not ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    ... the engine. Take your vehicle to the nearest SUBARU dealer immediately to have the system repaired. Rear viscous limited slip differential (LSD) (GT, GT-LTD, OUTBACK-CW and OUTBACK-LTD) D Never start the engine while a tire on one side is jacked up, as the vehicle may...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    ... at a safe speed while lightly depressing the brake pedal to heat up the brakes. B Use of engine braking Remember to make use of engine braking ...prevent this, shift into a lower gear to get stronger engine braking. B Braking when a tire is punctured Do not depress the brake ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    B Brake booster The brake booster uses engine manifold vacuum to assist braking force. Do not turn off the engine while driving because...brake pads are worn. If a squeaking or scraping noise is heard from the disc brakes while braking, immediately have your vehicle checked by your SUBARU dealer. 7-22
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    ... stability caused by wheel lock-up. When the ABS system is operating, you may hear a chattering noise or feel a slight vibration in the brake pedal. This is... brake pedal and hear the operating sound of ABS from the engine compartment just after the vehicle is - CONTINUED - CAUTION...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    ... this occurs, have the ABS system repaired at the first available opportunity by your SUBARU dealer. NOTE If the warning light behavior is as described below, the ABS system may be considered normal. D The warning light comes on right after the engine is started 7-24
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    ... off. When driving with an insufficient battery voltage such as when the engine is jump started, the ABS warning light may come on. This is due to the low battery voltage and does... may burn easily if they come near hot engine or exhaust system parts. D Be sure to stop the engine ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    ... the shift lever in the "1" (1st) for an upgrade or "R" (Reverse) for a downgrade for manual transmission vehicles, or in the "P" (Park) position for automatic transmission vehicles. Always set the parking brake firmly when parking your vehicle. ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    ... When parking on a hill, always turn the steering wheel. When the vehicle is headed up the hill, the front... (if equipped) WARNING Do not use the cruise control under any of the following... is turned "OFF" when the cruise control is not in use to avoid unintentionally by setting the cruise control...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    ...if so equipped) D Depress the clutch pedal (manual transmission vehicles only). D Shift the selector lever into the "N" position (automatic transmission vehicles only). To resume the cruise control ... can be increased 1 mph (1.6 km/h) each time by pressing the control lever upward in the "ACCEL,...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    ... between the actual vehicle speed and the set speed is less than 4 mph (6.8 km/h), the set speed can be lowered 1 mph (1.6 km/h) each time by pressing the control lever downward in the "SET, COAST" direction quickly within a half second. 2. When the speed decreases to the desired speed, press ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    Driving tips New vehicle break-in driving - the first 1,000 miles (1,600 km) ...Fuel economy hints ...Engine exhaust gas (Carbon monoxide) ...Catalytic converter ...Periodic inspections ...Driving in foreign countries ...Driving tips for AWD vehicles ...Off road driving ...Winter ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    ... while it is new. Follow these instructions during the first 1,000 miles (1,600 km): D Do not race the engine. B ... Never exceed 4,000 rpm engine speed except for brief acceleration in an emergency. D Vehicle without tachometer (for manual transmission) Do not exceed the speed limits below for each ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    Driving tips Fuel economy hints The following suggestions will help to save your fuel. D Select the proper gear position for ... not pump the accelerator and avoid racing the engine. D Avoid unnecessary engine idling. D Keep the engine properly tuned. D Keep the tires inflated to the correct pressure ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    D If at any time you suspect that exhaust fumes are entering the vehicle, have the problem checked and corrected as soon as possible. If you must drive under these conditions, drive only with all windows fully open. D Keep the trunk lid or rear gate closed while driving to prevent exhaust gas ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    ... exhaust. To avoid damage to the catalytic converter: D Use only unleaded fuel. Even a small amount of leaded fuel will damage the catalytic converter. D Never start the engine by pushing or pulling ... combustion), have your vehicle checked and repaired by an authorized SUBARU dealer. D Do not ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    ... sand. By shifting power between the front and rear wheels, SUBARU AWD can also provide added traction during acceleration, and added engine braking force during deceleration. Therefore, your SUBARU AWD vehicle may handle differently than an ordinary two wheel drive vehicle and it ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    ... the drive train of your vehicle. D Always check the cold tire pressure before starting to drive. The ...easily lead to a serious accident. B All AWD models except OUTBACK Your AWD vehicle is neither a ... car designed primarily for on-road use. The AWD feature gives it some limited off-road capabilities ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    ... water splashing onto electrical parts may damage your vehicle and may cause it to stall. B OUTBACK Because of the AWD feature and higher ground clearance, your Subaru can be ...roads or off-road. But please keep in mind that an AWD Subaru is a passenger car and is neither a conventional ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    ...vehicle's undercarriage. Water entering the engine air intake or the exhaust pipe or water splashing onto electrical parts may damage your vehicle and may cause it... from under your tires, resulting in possible loss of traction and even vehicle rollover. D Always check your brakes for...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    ...off roads will necessitate more frequent replacement of engine oil, brake fluid and transmission oil than that specified in the maintenance ... the "Warranty and Maintenance Booklet". Remember that damage done to your Subaru while operating it offroad and not using common sense precautions such as ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    ...1. Place the shift lever in "1" or "R" for manual transmission vehicles, and in "P" for automatic transmission vehicles. 2. Use tire stops under the tires to prevent the vehicle from moving. When the vehicle is parked in snow or when it snows, raise the wiper blades off the ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    ..., its effect lasts longer if the tank is refilled whenever the fuel level reaches half empty. If your SUBARU is not going to be used for an extended period, it is best to have the fuel tank filled to capacity. B Driving on snowy and icy ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    ... if frozen snow starts to stick on the surface of the windshield despite wiper operation, use the defroster with... melt the frozen snow on it, wash it away using the windshield washer. Snow stuck on the wiper arm ... other drivers. We recommend use of non-freezing type wiper blades during the seasons you...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    ... handling characteristics. Remember to drive with care at all times regardless of the type of tires on your vehicle....tires for GT models and P225/60R16 tires for OUTBACK models because of lack of clearance ... the chains on the front wheels only. Use only SAE class S type chains that are of the correct ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    ...can obtain better traction by starting the vehicle with the transmission in 2nd than 1st (both for MT ...Automatic transmission" section in chapter 7 for information on holding the transmission in 2nd position. Loading your vehicle... exceed the maximum load limit. If you do, some parts on your vehicle...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    ... seatback (for sedan) or the extended luggage cover (for station wagon). Such items could tumble forward ... items inside the vehicle. NOTE For better fuel economy, do not carry unneeded ...your vehicle is shown as the Vehicle Capacity Weight on the tire information label attached to the driver's side ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    ... GVWR. GVW is the combined total of weight of the vehicle, fuel, driver, all passengers, luggage, any optional ... equipment, fluids, emergency tools and spare tire assembly) plus the vehicle capacity weight. ... may lower the GVWR and GAWR limitations. Replacement tires with a higher load range than the ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    ... carrying attachment. The roof rail must never be used alone to carry cargo. Otherwise, damage to... installing the roof crossbar kit, follow the manufacturer's instructions. Roof slats are not designed to carry or... attachment. When you carry cargo on the roof using the roof crossbar kit and a carry8-...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    ...a bike carrier, ski carrier, kayak carrier, cargo basket, etc. on the crossbars, follow the manufacturer's instructions and make sure that the attachment is securely fixed to the crossbars. Use only attachments designed specifically for the crossbars. A ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    ...screw is removed from the top of each crossbar end support. 2. Rotate the lower clamp on the bottom of each ...across the top of the vehicle so that the crossbar end supports rest on the top of the roof rails approximately ... (joint) between the front roof rail support and the roof rail. 4. Rotate (raise...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    ...be necessary to squeeze the lower clamp and the end support together to compress the pads and gain a ... alignment of the pieces while trying to start the screw. Use care not to crossthread the screw in the insert. 5.... rear roof rail support and the roof rail. NOTE Before each use of the roof crossbar,...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    ... loose and create a traffic safety hazard. D Use only the ball mount supplied with this hitch. ...weight carrying hitch. Do not use with any type of weight distributing hitch. The trailer ...trailer hitch. When you tow a trailer, follow the instructions in the next section "Trailer towing". WARNING ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    Driving tips B Connecting a trailer 1. Remove the receiver cover from the hitch receiver tube. Then insert the ball mount into the hitch receiver tube. 2. Insert the hitch pin into the hole on the hitch receiver tube so that the pin passes through the ball mount. HB8018BA 3. Insert the safety ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    4. Pull the ball mount to make sure it does not come off the hitch receiver. HB8020AA 5. Use only a hitch ball that is appropriate for the ball mount and your trailer. The hitch ball must be securely installed on the ball mount. 6. Connect your trailer to the hitch ball. 7. Connect the trailer and...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    ..., right turn signal, left turn signal, stop, and parking lights on the trailer. NOTE Always disconnect the trailer wire harness before launching or ... to protect against possible damage. D Occasionally lubricate terminals of the four-pin connector using the terminal grease. - CONTINUED - 8-25
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    ... on correct installation and use provided by the trailer and other towing equipment manufacturers. SUBARU assumes no responsibility for injuries or vehicle damage that ...or for your failure to follow the proper instructions. B Warranties and maintenance SUBARU warranties do not apply to ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    ... tips D Adequate size trailer brakes are required when the trailer and its cargo exceed 1,000 lbs (453 kg) total weight. D Before towing a trailer, check the trailer total weight, GVW, GAWs and tongue load. Make sure the load and its distribution in your vehicle and trailer are acceptable. n Total ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    ..., trailer tongue load and any other optional equipment installed on your vehicle. Therefore, the GVW changes depending on the situation. Determine the GVW each time before going on a trip by putting your vehicle and trailer on a vehicle scale. GVWR is shown on the certification label located on the ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    ...that the total weight and weight distribution are within safe driving limits, you should have your vehicle and trailer weighed at ... weighing the tongue load, be sure to position the towing coupler at the height at which it would be during actual towing, using a jack as shown. - CONTINUED - 8-29
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 296
    Tongue load OM-H2785 OM-H2786 The tongue load can be adjusted by proper distribution of the load in the trailer. Never load the trailer with more weight in the back than in the front; approximately 60 percent of the trailer load should be in the front and approximately 40 percent in the rear. ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 297
    ... they can cause damage to the axle housing, wheel bearings, wheels or tires. Choose a proper hitch for your vehicle and trailer. B OUTBACK wagon The use of a genuine SUBARU trailer hitch is recommended. A genuine SUBARU hitch is available from your ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    B All vehicles except OUTBACK wagon SUBARU does not offer accessory trailer hitches. Consult with a professional hitch supplier to assist you...into the trailer's hydraulic brake system. Please ask your SUBARU dealer and professional trailer supplier for more information ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    ... the ground. For more information about the safety chain connection, refer to the instructions for your hitch and trailer. n Side mirrors After hitching a... If significant blind spots occur with the vehicle's standard side mirrors, use towing mirrors that conform with Federal, state/province and/or ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    ... wiring changes. To ensure the trailer lights are connected properly, please consult your SUBARU dealer. Check for proper operation of the turn signals, the brake lights and parking ... tires on your vehicle are properly inflated. OUTBACK: The recommended cold tire pressure under trailer towing...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 301
    ... mind: n Before starting out on a trip D Check that the vehicle and vehicle-to-hitch mounting are in good condition. If any problems are apparent, do not tow the trailer. D Check that the vehicle sits horizontally with the trailer attached. If the vehicle...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    ...of control. D Avoid abrupt starts and sudden accelerations. If your vehicle has a manual transmission, always start out in first gear and release the clutch at moderate engine revolution. D Avoid uneven steering, sharp turns and rapid lane changes. D Slow ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    Driving tips nearest SUBARU dealer. n Driving on grades D Before going down a steep hill, slow down and shift into ... gauge pointer (for all vehicles) and AT OIL TEMP warning light (for AT vehicles) since the engine and transmission are relatively prone to overheating under these conditions. If the ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    5. Shift into 1st or reverse gear (manual transmission) or "P" (automatic transmission) and shut off the engine. 8-38
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 305
    In case of emergency If you park your vehicle in an emergency ...Temporary spare tire ...Flat tires ...Jump starting ...Engine overheating ...Towing ...Moonroof - if the moonroof cannot be closed ...Maintenance tools ...Jack and jack handle ... 9-2 9-3 9-4 9-11 9-13 9-14 9-24 9-26 9-26 9
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 306
    ...your vehicle in an emergency HB8002BA The hazard warning flasher should be used in day or night to warn other drivers when you have to ... road. It is best to safely pull off the road if a problem occurs. The hazard warning flasher can be activated regardless of the ignition switch position. Turn on ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    ...tire when towing can result in failure of the spare tire and/or less stability of the vehicle and ...drive train of your vehicle. The temporary spare tire is smaller and lighter than a conventional ...soon as possible because the spare tire is designed only for temporary use. Check the inflation pressure ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    ... NOTE (If your vehicle is AWD with automatic transmission) Before driving your vehicle with the temporary spare tire, put a spare fuse inside the ... the vehicle while supporting the vehicle with this jack. D Always turn the engine off before raising the flat tire off the ground ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    ..., whenever possible, then stop the engine. 2. Set the parking brake securely and shift a manual transmission vehicle in reverse or an automatic transmission vehicle in ... of the tire diagonally opposite the flat tire. Jacking position Wheel blocks OM-H2259 - CONTINUED - 9-5
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    5. Take out the spare tire, jack, and wheel nut wrench. Jack Jack handle Spare tire HBF015CB HB8004BD HB9003BB HB6008BC Temporary spare tire HS0252.... Turn the attaching bolt counterclockwise, then take the spare tire out. Station wagon: Open the lid and hang the hook provided...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    ... provided in your vehicle is a temporary spare tire, carefully read the section "Temporary spare ... of the trunk or cargo area. To take out the jack: Remove the cover, turn the jackscrew counterclockwise ... it, then remove the jack. The jack handle is stored under the spare tire cover. - CONTINUED ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    ...-H0376 7. Loosen the wheel nuts using the wheel nut wrench but do not remove the nuts. 8. Place the jack under the side sill at the front or rear jack-up point closest to the flat tire. OM-H2262 HB9012BB Turn the jackscrew by hand until the jack head engages firmly into the jack-...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 313
    In case of emergency 9. Insert the jack handle into the jackscrew, and turn the handle until the tire clears the ground. Do not raise .... OM-H0172 HG0104 12. Put on the spare tire. Replace the wheel nuts. Tighten them by hand. 13. Turn the jack handle counterclockwise to lower the vehicle. - ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 314
    ... may exceed the specified torque. Have the wheel nut torque checked at the nearest automotive service facility. 15. Store the flat tire in the spare tire compartment. ... and tighten the attaching bolt firmly. Also store the jack and wheel nut wrench in their storage locations. 9-10
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 315
    ... battery. D The gas generated by a battery explodes if a flame or spark is brought near it. Do not smoke or light a match while jump starting.... away from the cooling fan, belts and any other moving engine parts. Removing rings, watches and ties is advisable. When your vehicle does not start due to a ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 316
    ... jump start 1. Make sure the booster battery is 12 volts and the negative terminal is grounded. 2. If the booster battery is in another vehicle, do not let the two vehicles ...one jumper cable to the positive (+) terminal on the discharged battery. 2 Connect the other end of the jumper cable ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 317
    ...the cable to the engine lifting bracket. Make sure that the cables are not near any moving parts and that the cable clamps are not in contact with any other metal. 5. Start the engine of ... If no steam is coming from the engine compartment 1. Keep the engine running at idling speed. 2. Open the...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 318
    4. After the engine has fully cooled down, check the coolant level in the reserve tank. If...Towing WARNING Never tow AWD vehicles (both AT and MT) with the front wheels raised off the... differential. HB8009BA If towing is necessary, it is best done by your SUBARU dealer or a commercial towing service...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 319
    In case of emergency B Towing and tie-down hooks D Never use the tie-down hook closest to the muffler under the vehicle for towing purposes. D Do not apply excessive lateral load to the towing hooks. CAUTION HB9004BB HB9005BB Towing and tie-down hook HB8012BB - CONTINUED - 9-15
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 320
    Tie-down hook Tie-down hook HB8013BB HB9010BB The towing hooks should be used only in an emergency (e.g., to free a stuck vehicle from mud, sand or snow). The front towing hook is located on the inside of the towing hook cover below the right-hand headlight. 9-16
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 321
    In case of emergency n Towing hook cover removal procedure For except OUTBACK models: HB9013BB 1. Push at the notched portion A, and pull the towing hook cover toward you. HB9014BB 2. Insert your fingers under the raised portion B. Then, pull it toward you so that the towing hook cover may ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 322
    For OUTBACK models: HB9017BB HB9018BA 1. Pull the towing hook cover toward you while pushing up the portion A. The portion B will be raised. HB9019BB HB9020BA HB9021BB HB9022BA 2. Pull the portion B toward you with your left hand. Simultaneously 9-18
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 323
    ...hook cover to remove it. n Towing hook cover installation procedure For except OUTBACK models: HB9015BA HB9016BA 1. Insert the towing hook cover into the clearance between the fog light (or bumper trim cover) and the bumper body. - CONTINUED - 9-19
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 324
    HB9013CB 2. Push the towing hook cover in accordance with the pushing order given in the illustration. For OUTBACK models: HB9025BA 1. Insert the guide E into the hole F. 9-20
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 325
    ... 2. Fit the flange G in the slit H from the left end. While holding the towing hook cover at the portion G, push at the portion I. HB9028BB HB9029BB 3. Push at the portion J. Check that the tab of the portion K is fitted in the bumper as shown in the illustration. - CONTINUED - 9-21
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 326
    .... Use the following procedures to ensure safe transportation. 1. Shift the selector lever into the "P" position for automatic transmission vehicles or "1st" for manual transmission vehicles. 2. Pull up the parking brake lever firmly. 3. Secure...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 327
    ... and distances, transport your vehicle on a flat-bed truck. CAUTION HB8010AA 1. Check the transmission and differential oil levels and add oil to .... 2. Release the parking brake and put the transmission in neutral. 3. The ignition switch should be in the "ACC" position while the ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 328
    ... cannot be closed with the moonroof switch, you can close the moonroof manually. B Sedan 1. Take out the hex-headed wrench from the glove ... and screwdriver from the tool bag. HB9006BA HB9007BB 2. Remove the spot light lens by prying the edge of the lens with a regular screwdriver, then remove the ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 329
    ... close the moonroof, turn the wrench counterclockwise. Have your vehicle checked by an authorized SUBARU dealer. B Station wagon 1. Take out the hex-..., turn the wrench clockwise. Have your vehicle checked or repaired by an authorized SUBARU dealer. - CONTINUED - 9-25
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 330
    Maintenance tools HB9011AA Your vehicle is equipped with the following maintenance tools: Screwdriver Wheel nut wrench Hex-headed wrench (for vehicles with moonroof) J Jack and jack handle Jack Jack handle Spare tire HBF015CB HB9001BA 9-26
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 331
    ... is stored on the left side of the trunk or cargo area. To take out the jack, turn the jackscrew counterclockwise to loosen it, then remove the jack. The jack handle is stored under the spare tire cover. For how to use the jack, refer to "Flat tires". - CONTINUED - 9-27
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 332
    Appearance care Exterior care ...Washing ...Waxing and polishing ...Cleaning aluminum wheels ...Cleaning fog light lens (for OUTBACK) ... 10-2 10-2 10-3 10-4 10-4 Corrosion protection ...Cleaning the interior ... 10-5 10-7 10
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 333
    ... not wash the engine compartment and areas adjacent to it. If water enters the engine air intake, electrical parts or the power steering fluid reservoir, it will cause engine trouble or faulty power steering respectively. The best way to preserve your vehicle's...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 334
    ... are of the high temperature, high pressure type, and they can damage or deform the resin parts such as mouldings, or cause ... the surrounding area as well. Always polish in only one direction. A No. 2000 grain compound is recommended. Never use a coarse-grained compound. Coarser grained compounds ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 335
    ... best to contact your SUBARU dealer or an auto paint specialist. J Cleaning aluminum wheels D Promptly wipe ... salt or other agents. J Cleaning fog light lens (for OUTBACK) HBA017BB 1. Stop the vehicle in a safe place. 2. Stop the engine and turn off the fog lights. 3. Check that the fog lights ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 336
    ..., make sure the "TOP" mark is at the top. Corrosion protection Your SUBARU has been designed and built to resist corrosion. Special ... and protective finishes have been used on most parts of the vehicle to help maintain fine appearance, strength, and reliable operation. B Most common causes of ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 337
    ... freezing. 3. Dampness in certain parts of the vehicle remains for a long time, even though other ...may be dry. 4. High temperatures will cause corrosion to parts of the vehicle which cannot dry quickly... treatment or should be replaced. Contact your SUBARU dealer to perform this kind of maintenance and...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 338
    ... the seat fabric thoroughly. If the fabric is still dirty, wipe using a solution of mild soap and lukewarm water then dry ... not affect the fabric adversely. Use the cleaner according to its instructions. B Leather seat materials The leather used by SUBARU is a high quality natural product which will ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 339
    B Synthetic leather upholstery The synthetic leather material used on the SUBARU may be cleaned using mild soap or detergent and water, ... clean, damp cloth. Commercial foam-type cleaners suitable for synthetic leather materials may be used when necessary. NOTE Strong cleaning agents such as solvents...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 340
    ... plugs ...Drive belts ...Manual transmission oil ...Automatic transmission fluid ...Front differential ... transmission vehicles) ...Replacement of brake pad and lining ...Parking brake stroke ...Tires ... wheels (If equipped) ...Windshield washer fluid ...Replacement of windshield wiper blades ...Battery...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 341
    ......Front fog light (if equipped) ...Front turn signal light, parking light and marker light ...Rear combination lights ...License plate light ...... and door step light ...Dome/Rear map reading lights (if equipped) ...Trunk light ...High mount stop light ... 11-48 11-50 11-50 11-52 11-55 11-56 11-57 11...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 342
    ... service are required, it is recommended that all work be done by an authorized SUBARU dealer. If you perform maintenance and service by...should familiarize yourself with the information provided in this section on general maintenance and service for your SUBARU. Incorrect or incomplete service could ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 343
    ... is under pressure, replacement of the fuel filter should be performed only by your SUBARU dealer. D Wear adequate eye protection to guard against getting oil or ...needs service, consult your nearest SUBARU dealer. J Before checking or servicing in the engine compartment D Always stop ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 344
    Maintenance and service J When you do checking or servicing in the engine compartment while the engine is running A running...cooling fan, belts and any other moving engine parts. Removing rings, watches and ties is advisable. Engine hood WARNING Always check that the hood is properly locked before ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 345
    HBB003BA To open the hood: 1. Pull the hood release knob under the instrument panel. 2. Release the secondary hood release located under the front grille by moving the lever toward the left. Lift up the hood, release the hood prop from its retainer and put the end of the hood prop into the slot in ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 346
    Maintenance and service Engine compartment overview HBB036BB 1 Manual transmission oil level gauge (MT) (page 11-20) or Differential gear oil level gauge (AT) (page 11-23) Air cleaner element (page 11-17) Clutch fluid reservoir (page 11-29) Automatic transmission fluid ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 347
    ... oil B Checking the oil level Check the engine oil level at each fuel stop. HBB004BA OM-H0189 1. Park the vehicle ... oil to bring the level up to the upper level. CAUTION Use only engine oil with the recommended grade and viscosity. If you check the oil level just after stopping the engine, wait a...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 348
    ... extremely cold whether. 1. Warm up the engine by letting the engine idle for about 10 minutes to ease draining... removing the drain plug while the engine is still warm. The used oil should be drained into an... cloth and tighten it securely with a new sealing washer after the oil has completely drained ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 349
    ... Slide the cover toward the vehicle front to remove it. 8. Remove the oil filter with an oil filter wrench. 9. Before installing a new oil filter, apply a thin coat of engine oil to the seal. 10. Clean the rubber seal seating area of the lower crank case and ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 350
    ...obtain the oil with SJ or SH grade, you may use SG grade oil.) or the new API certification mark (Starburst mark) displayed on the container. API Service label New API Certification Mark (Starburst Mark) 1 2 3 1 Indicates the oil quality by API designations 2 Indicates ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 351
    ..., different brands may be used together as long as they are the same API classification and SAE viscosity as those recommended by SUBARU. Engine oil viscosity (thickness) affects fuel economy. Oils of lower viscosity provide better fuel economy. However, ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 352
    ...protection against freezing down to -33°F (-36°C). For adding, use genuine SUBARU coolant or an equivalent: a mixture of 50% soft ... is not blown, have the cooling system checked by your SUBARU dealer. If frequent addition of coolant is necessary, there may be a leak in the engine cooling system...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 353
    J Engine coolant B Checking the coolant level Check the coolant level at each fuel stop. HBB004FB 1. Check the coolant level on the outside of the reservoir while the engine is cool. 2. If the level is close to or lower than the "LOW" level ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 354
    Maintenance and service B Changing the coolant WARNING Never attempt to remove the radiator cap until the engine has been shut off and has ... boiling hot coolant when the cap is removed. Change the engine coolant using the following procedures according to the maintenance schedule in ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 355
    ... Put the radiator cap back on and tighten firmly. At this time, make sure that the rubber gasket in the radiator cap is correctly in place. 6. Start and run the engine for more than five minutes at 2,000 to 3,000 rpm. 7. Stop the engine and wait until the coolant cools down (122 to 140...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 356
    ...Warranty and Maintenance Booklet". Under extremely dusty conditions, replace it more frequently. It is recommended that you always use genuine SUBARU parts. Bolt Air cleaner element HBA002BB HBA003BB 1. Remove the bolt securing the rear air cleaner ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 357
    ...front and rear air cleaner element cases with a damp cloth and install a new air cleaner element. 5. Insert the four projections on the rear air .... It is recommended that you have the spark plugs replaced by your SUBARU dealer. The spark plugs should be replaced according to the maintenance schedule ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 358
    ... conditioner compressor depend on drive belts. Satisfactory performance requires that belt tension be correct. HGA005BB in (mm) Deflection New belt Used belt 0.35 - 0.43 (9.0 - 11.0) 0.35 - 0.40 (9.0 - 10.0) 1 2 0.28 - 0.35 (7.0 - 9.0) 0.30 - ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 359
    ... using a spring scale. Belt deflection should be the amount specified. If a belt is loose, cracked, or worn, contact your SUBARU dealer. Manual transmission oil B Checking the oil level Check the oil level monthly. 1. Park the vehicle ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 360
    Maintenance and service SAE viscosity No. and Applicable Temperature OM-H0205 Automatic transmission fluid B Checking the fluid level The automatic transmission fluid...is hot Check the fluid level monthly. 1. Drive the vehicle several miles to raise the temperature of the transmission fluid ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 361
    ...cold When the fluid level has to be checked without time to warm up the automatic transmission, check to see that the fluid level is between the lower level and upper level ...overfill. B Recommended fluid "Dexron II" or "Dexron III" Type Automatic Transmission Fluid 11-22
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 362
    Maintenance and service Front differential gear oil (AT vehicles) B Checking the oil level Check the... it again. 3. Pull out the dipstick again and check the oil level on it. If it is below the lower level, ...oil manufacturer has its own base oils and additives. Never use different brands together. Oil...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 363
    ...If the vehicle requires frequent refilling, there may be an oil leak. If you suspect a problem, have the vehicle checked at your SUBARU dealer. Your vehicle may be equipped with a rear differential protector. The differential protector provides protection ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 364
    Maintenance and service Filler hole Oil level Filler hole Drain hole HB0077 Drain hole HB0078 Remove the plug from the filler hole and check the oil level. The oil level should be kept even ...oil manufacturer has its own base oils and additives. Never use different brands together. Oil...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 365
    ... Park the vehicle on a level surface, and stop the engine. 2. Check the fluid level of the reservoir tank. ... hot after the vehicle has been run: Check that the oil level is between "HOT MIN" ...tank. When the fluid is cool before the vehicle is run: Check that the oil level is between "COLD MIN"...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 366
    ...extreme low, it may indicate possible leakage. Consult your SUBARU dealer for inspection. B Recommended fluid "Dexron IIE" or "Dexron...vehicle requires frequent refilling, there may be a leak. If you suspect a problem, have the vehicle checked at your SUBARU dealer. WARNING - CONTINUED - ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 367
    ... splash the brake fluid over painted surfaces or rubber parts. Alcohol contained in the brake fluid may damage them. Check the fluid level monthly. ... is below "MIN", add the recommended brake fluid to "MAX". Use only brake fluid from a sealed container. B Recommended ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 368
    ... If the vehicle requires frequent refilling, there may be a leak. If you suspect a problem, have the vehicle checked at your SUBARU dealer. D Never use different brands of clutch fluid together. D When clutch fluid is added, be careful ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 369
    ... or 4 brake fluid Brake booster If the brake booster does not operate as described below, have it checked by your SUBARU dealer. 1. With the engine off, depress the brake pedal several times, applying the same pedal force each time. The distance ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 370
    ... depress the brake pedal several times. Lightly press the brake pedal down with one finger to check the free play with a force of less ... 2 lb (10 N, 1 kg). If the free play is not within proper specification, contact your SUBARU dealer. B Checking the brake pedal reserve distance More than 2.56 in (...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 371
    ... specification, or when the pedal does not operate smoothly, contact with your SUBARU dealer. Clutch pedal (Manual transmission vehicles) Check the clutch pedal ..., and check the free play. If the free play is not within proper specification, contact your SUBARU dealer. 11-32
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 372
    ...as soon as possible. B Breaking-in of new brake pads and linings When replacing the brake pad or lining, use only genuine SUBARU parts. After replacement, the new parts must be broken in as follows: n Brake pad and lining While maintaining a speed...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 373
    ... the parking brake to cool down. Repeat this procedure. 5. Check the parking brake stroke. If the parking brake ... (196 N, 20 kg) Parking brake stroke Check the parking brake stroke according to the maintenance schedule ... range, have the brake system checked and adjusted at your SUBARU dealer. 11-34
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 374
    Maintenance and service HB4001CB Tires and wheels D When replacing a tire, make sure you use only the same size, circumferences,... warm tires to adjust pressure. Doing so will result in low tire pressure. The tires should be checked frequently for proper tire pressure, wear, ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 375
    J Tire pressure For the best balance between fuel economy, tire life, ride comfort, and ... pressure should be maintained in accordance with specifications. Check the tire pressure when the tires are cold. Cold means ... tire. After rotating the tires, adjust tire pressure and be sure to check wheel nut ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 376
    Maintenance and service New tread Worn tread Tread wear indicator OM-H0230 OM-H0231 A tire should be replaced when the tread wear indicator appears as a solid band across the tread. The indicators appear when the remaining tread has been worn to 0.063 in (1.6 mm) or less...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 377
    ...replaced for tire rotation or to change a flat tire, always check the tightness of the wheel nuts after driving approximately 600 ... loose, tighten it to the specified torque. D Never apply oil to the threaded parts, wheel nuts, or tapered surface of the wheel. D Never let the wheel rub against sharp ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 378
    ... and service D When wheel nuts, balance weights, or the center cap replaced, be sure to replace them with genuine SUBARU parts designed for aluminum wheels. Windshield washer fluid CAUTION Never use engine coolant as washer fluid because it could cause...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 379
    ... after operating the windshield washer or if the wiper operation is jerky, clean the outer surface of the windshield (or rear window) and the wiper blades using a sponge or soft cloth with a neutral ... even after following this method, replace the wiper blades using the following procedures: 1. Raise ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 380
    Maintenance and service Metal support HS0191 4. If the new blade rubber is not provided with two metal spines, remove the metal ...the end of the metal support between the stoppers on the rubber as shown. If the rubber is not retained properly, the wiper blade may scratch the ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 381
    Stopper HS0193 HS0194 6. Install the wiper blade assembly to the wiper arm. Make sure that it locks in place. 7. Lower the wiper arm. Battery D Before beginning work on or near any battery, be sure to extinguish all cigarettes, matches, and lighters. Never expose ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 382
    ... to contact the positive battery terminal and anything connected to it WHILE you are at the same time in contact with any... children away from the battery. D Charge the battery in a well-ventilated area. CAUTION Never use more than 10 amperes when charging the battery because it will shorten battery ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 383
    ... under the instrument panel behind the coin tray on the driver's seat side. The other one is housed in the engine compartment. The fuse puller and spare fuses are stored in the main fuse box cover in the engine compartment. If any lights, accessories or other electrical controls do ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 384
    ...If the same fuse blows again, this indicates that its system has a problem. Contact your SUBARU dealer for repairs. Main fuse and fusible ... by your nearest SUBARU dealer. Installation of accessories Always consult your SUBARU dealer before installing fog lights or any other electrical equipment in ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 385
    Replacing bulbs HB5019EB 1 Headlight GT and OUTBACK models Low beam High beam Except GT and OUTBACK models Front turn signal Spot light Dome light Dome light/Rear map reading lights (if ... parking and front side marker light Front fog light Except OUTBACK OUTBACK Wattage Bulb No. 2...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 386
    Maintenance and service HBF013FC HBB033BC 8 Backup light 9 Q W E R T Sedan Station wagon Luggage area light High mount stop light Sedan Station ... light Sedan Station wagon Licence plate light Sedan Station wagon Trunk room light Wattage 12V-27W 12V-27W 12V-...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 387
    ... soft cloth moistened with alcohol. NOTE If headlight aiming is required, consult your SUBARU dealer for proper adjustment of the headlight aim. B For GT and OUTBACK models HBB039BA HBB040BB Remove the headlight bulb cover, by turning it counterclockwise....
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 388
    Maintenance and service n Low beam light bulbs HBB041BB HBB042BA 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Disconnect the electrical connector for the black cable... assembly by turning it counterclockwise. 3. Replace the bulb with new one. 4. Reconnect the electrical connector. At this time, use care not to touch the bulb ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 389
    ...Install the headlight bulb cover. B Except GT and OUTBACK models HBB045BB HBB046BA 1. Disconnect the electrical connector while .... J Front fog light (if equipped) It may be difficult to replace the bulbs. Have your SUBARU dealer replace the bulbs if necessary. J Front turn signal light, parking ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 390
    Maintenance and service made at a SUBARU dealer. HBB016BA 1. Remove the headlight assembly mounting screws located at the top of ...4. Remove the bulb from the socket by pushing it and turning counterclockwise. Install a new bulb in the socket. 5. Set the bulb socket into the headlight assembly and ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 391
    ... HBB034BC HBB035BB 1. Open the trunk lid. 2. Open the rear combination light cover. For covers on the trunk lid: Unlatch the cover by pushing ... the knob upward and open the cover. 3. Remove the bulb socket from the light assembly by turning it counterclockwise. 4. Remove the bulb from the socket. ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 392
    Maintenance and service 5. Install a new bulb in the socket. 6. Set the bulb socket into the rear combination light ... to replace the bulbs. It is recommended that you have the bulbs replaced by your SUBARU dealer. HBB021BB HBB022BB 1. Remove the light bulb replacement service hole covers at two ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 393
    3. Using a Phillips screwdriver, remove the upper and lower screws that secure the side cover of the.... Brake/tail light: Remove the bulb from the socket by pushing it and turning it counterclockwise. 6. Install a new bulb in the socket. 7. Set the bulb holder into the rear combination light assembly ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 394
    Maintenance and service n Back-up and brake/tail light bulbs HBB026BC HBB025BA... counterclockwise. Install a new bulb in the socket. 4. Set the bulb holder into the rear combination light ... lock. J License plate light HBF013EA HBB027BA 1. Remove the mounting screws using a phillips screwdriver. ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 395
    ... the cover and lens. Pull the bulb out of the socket. Install a new bulb. Reinstall the lens and cover. Tighten the mounting screws. J Dome light, spot light, ... with a regular screwdriver. 2. Pull the bulb out of the socket. Install a new bulb. 3. Reinstall the lens. 11-56
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 396
    ... 2. To replace the dome light bulb (center bulb): remove the dome light by pulling it out of its retainer clips, then insert a new bulb into the retainer clips. 3. To replace the map light bulbs: use a Phillips head screwdriver to remove the two mounting...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 397
    ... into the headliner. 7. Reinstall the lens in the reverse order of removal. J Trunk light HBF014EA 1. Remove the cover by pulling it out. 2. Pull the bulb out of the socket. Install a new bulb. 3. Reinstall the cover. J High mount stop light B Sedan OM-H2350 1. Remove ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 398
    Maintenance and service 2. Pull the bulb out of the socket. Install a new bulb. 3. Reinstall the cover. B Station wagon HBB028BA 1. Remove the mounting screw .... NOTE Other bulbs may be difficult to replace. Have your SUBARU dealer replace these bulbs if necessary. - CONTINUED...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 399
    Specifications Specifications ...Dimensions ...Engine ...Electrical system ...Capacities ...Tires ...Wheel alignment ... 12-2 12-2 12-3 12-3 12-3 12-4 12... ...Fuse panel located behind the coin tray ...Fuse panel located in the engine compartment ... 12-6 12-6 12-8 Bulb chart ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 400
    ... Overall height Ground clearance Front tread Rear tread Wheelbase Legacy station wagon Overall length Overall width Overall height Ground clearance Front tread Rear... in (1,460 mm) 57.3 in (1,455 mm) 104.3 in (2,650 mm) OUTBACK sedan Overall length Overall width Overall height ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 401
    Specifications OUTBACK station wagon Overall length Overall width Overall height Ground clearance Front tread Rear tread Wheelbase ... (Champion) BKR6E-11 (NGK) K20PR-U11 (NIPPONDENSO) J Capacities Fuel tank Engine oil Transmission oil (MT) Transmission fluid (AT) 16.9 US gal (64 liters, 14.1 Imp ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 402
    ...gear oil Rear differential gear oil Power steering gear fluid Engine coolant MT AT ...spare Pressure Front Brighton GT, L Rear Brighton GT, L Temporary spare Wheel size OUTBACK Type Size Temporary spare Pressure ...towing Rear Trailer towing Temporary spare Wheel size Legacy Type Size Steel belted radial...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 403
    ... Rear Camber Front Rear Legacy station wagon Toe Front Rear Camber Front Rear OUTBACK sedan Toe Camber Front Rear Front Rear 0 "... 0 " 0.12 in (0 " 3 mm) 0 " 0.12 in (0 " 3 mm) 0°20’ " 30’ –0°10’ " 45’ OUTBACK station wagon Toe Front Rear Camber Front Rear – ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 404
    Fuses and circuits J Fuse panel located behind the coin tray HBC001BB Fuse panel 1 2 3 Fuse rating 15A 15A 15A Circuit D Heater fan D Heater fan D ... D Keyless entry D Cigarette lighter D Remote controlled rear view mirrors D Tail light D Parking light D SRS airbag 4 20A 5 10A 6 15A 12-6
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 405
    ...7 8 9 Fuse rating 15A 30A 15A Circuit D Front fog light D ABS solenoid D Radio D Clock D Trailer D Engine ignition system D SRS airbag D Illumination brightness control D Fuel pump D Rear window wiper and washer D Windshield wiper and washer D Brake light D Air...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 406
    J Fuse panel located in the engine compartment FWD socket S D F G H J K L Z X C Main fuse HS0225 Fuse panel 21 22 23 24 ... flasher D Horn D Meter D SRS airbag system warning light D Automatic transmission control unit D ABS UNIT D Alternator D Headlight (right side) D Headlight (left side) D ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 407
    Specifications Fuse panel 31 Fuse rating 15A Circuit D Clock D Interior light - CONTINUED - 12-9
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 408
    Bulb chart Wattage Headlight GT and OUTBACK Low beam 12V-55W High beam 12V-60W Except GT and OUTBACK 12V-60/55W Front turn signal 12V-27W ... light 12V-27/8W Front fog light Except OUTBACK 12V-55W OUTBACK 12V-51W Backup light Sedan 12V-27W Station wagon 12V-27W Luggage ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 409
    ... Vehicle identification HBD002BB 1 Emission control label 2 Vehicle identification number 3 Radio noise label (Canada model) 4 Vacuum hose connections label 5 Tire inflation pressure label 6 Certification and bar cord 7 Vehicle identification number ...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 410
    Consumer information and Reporting safety defects Uniform tire quality grading standards ...Treadwear ...Traction AA, A, B, C ...Temperature A, B, C ... 13-2 13-2 13-2 13-3 Reporting safety defects (USA) ... 13-4 13
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 411
    ... information has been compiled according to Code of Federal Regulations "Title 49, Part 575". Uniform tire quality grading standards This information indicates the relative ...However, they do not apply to deep tread, winter type snow tires, space-saver or temporary use spare tires...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 412
    ...indoor laboratory test wheel. Sustained high temperature can cause the material of the tire to degenerate ...which all passenger car tires must meet under the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety ...laboratory test wheel than the minimum required by law. WARNING The temperature grade for this tire is established...
  • 2000 Subaru Outback | Owner's Manual - Page 413
    ... National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in addition to notifying Subaru of America, Inc. If NHTSA receives similar complaints, it...However, NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer, or Subaru of America, Inc. To contact NHTSA, you may either call the...



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