2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca Owner's Manual

2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca Manual

2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca manual table of contents:

  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    Foreword Congratulations on choosing a SUBARU vehicle. This Owner's Manual has all the information necessary to keep your SUBARU in...whom you purchased your SUBARU or the nearest SUBARU dealer. The information, specifications and illustrations found in this manual are those in effect at the time of ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 2
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  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    ... of America, Inc. and sold at retail by an authorized SUBARU dealer in the United States come with the following warranties: SUBARU Limited Warranty Emission Control Systems Warranty Emissions ... warranties: SUBARU Limited Warranty Anti-Corrosion Warranty Emission Control Warranty All warranty ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    ... to keep your SUBARU running properly. Chapter 12: Specifications This chapter informs you about dimension and capacities of your SUBARU. Chapter 13: Consumer information and Reporting safety defects This chapter informs you about Tire ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    3 Vehicle symbols There are some of the symbols you may see on your vehicle. Mark CAUTION Passengers' windows lock Rear window wiper and washer Fuel Lights Front fog lights Parking lights Parking lights, tail lights, license plate lights and instrument panel illumination Head lights Turn signal ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    ...upright and well back in the seat. Carefully read the sections "Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags" in chapter 1 of this owner's manual for instructions and precautions concerning the seatbelt system and SRS airbag system.
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ...Child restraint systems", "*SRS airbag (Supplemental Restraint System airbag)", and "Seatbelts" in chapter 1 of this owner's manual for instructions and precautions concerning the child restraint system, seatbelt system and SRS airbag system....
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ... suspect that exhaust fumes are entering the vehicle, have the problem checked and corrected as soon as possible. If... all people differently, you may have consumed too much alcohol to drive safely ... inlet grille free from snow, leaves or other obstructions to ensure that the ventilation system always ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ...local animal protection society or pet shop. Tire pressures Your vehicle should not ...violate governmental regulations. In addition, damage or performance problems resulting from modification may not be covered ...high speeds with excessively low tire pressures can cause the tires to deform severely and...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ... rollover rate than other types of vehicles. Designed not only for on-pavement use but also for off-road driving, your B9 TRIBECA has a higher ground clearance and higher center of gravity, making it more likely to roll over than ordinary passenger cars...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ... 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
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ...Engine hood lock release (page 11-4) Headlight switch (page 3-26) Bulb replacement (page 11-39) Wiper switch (page 3-30) Moonroof (page 2-23) Door locks (page 2-4) Tire pressure (page 11-25) Flat tires (page...(page 3-28) Tie-down hooks (page 9-15) Towing hook (page 9-15) 12 11 10 9...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    ... window defogger button (page 3-33) Fuel filler lid and cap (page 7-3) Child safety locks (page 2-19) Tie-down hooks (page 9-15) Bulb replacement (page 11-39) Towing hook (page 9-15) 8 7 6 000105 - CONTINUED -
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    12 Interior Passenger compartment area 1 2 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 1 1 Seatbelt (page 1-15) Lower anchorages for child restraint system (page 1-38) Center console (page 6-5) Front seat (page 1-2) Second-row seat (page 1-6) Third-row seat (page 1-11) 6 5 4 3 000086
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    13 1 2 3 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) 6 Cargo area light (page 6-2) Dome lights (page 6-2) Rear center seatbelt (page 1-22) Sun visors (page 6-3) Map light (page 6-3) Top tether anchorages (Rear seat/ Second-row seat) (page 1-41) Top tether anchorages (Third-row seat) (page 1-41) 4 5 4 7 000087 - ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    14 1 2 3 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) Select lever (page 7-9) Hazard warning flasher switch (page 3-5) Multi function display (page 3-23) Glove box (page 6-4) Audio (page 5-1) Climate control (page 4-1) Cup holder (page 6-7/page 6-8) 7 6 5 4 000088
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ...) 12) 13) 14) 15) Door locks (page 2-4) Illumination brightness control (page 3-27) Remote control mirror (page 3-36) Windshield wiper deicer (page 3-32) Traction Control system OFF switch (page 7-23) Light control lever (page 3-26) Combination meter (...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    ... 3-32) 6) Wiper control lever (page 3-30) 7) Light control lever (page 3-26) 8) Fog light switch (page 3-28) 9) Headlight ON/OFF (page 3-26) 10) Headlight flasher High/Low beam change (page 3-26) 11) Turn signal (page 3-27) 7 6 000107
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    17 Combination meter U.S.-spec. vehicles 1 2 3 4 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) Temperature gauge (page 3-8) Tachometer (page 3-7) Speedometer (page 3-6) Fuel gauge (page 3-8) Trip meter and odometer (page 3-6/ page 3-7) Trip meter A/B selection and trip meter reset knob (page 3-7) Selector lever/Gear ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    18 Canada-spec. vehicles 1 2 3 4 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) Temperature gauge (page 3-8) Tachometer (page 3-7) Speedometer (page 3-6) Fuel gauge (page 3-8) Trip meter and odometer (page 3-6/ page 3-7) Trip meter A/B selection and trip meter reset knob (page 3-7) Selector lever/Gear position indicator (...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ... warning light/Malfunction indicator lamp Charge warning light Oil pressure warning light AT OIL temperature warning light or ABS warning... - CONTINUED - Page 3-17 3-17 Mark Name Low tire pressure warning light Passenger airbag ON indicator light Passenger airbag OFF indicator light SPORT mode ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    20 Cargo area 7-seater models 1) 2) 3) 4) Jack handle (page 9-19) Maintenance tools (page 9-19) Jack (page 9-19) Spare tire (page 9-2) 2 3 1 4 000089
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    21 5-seater models 1 2 3 1) 2) 3) 4) Jack handle (page 9-19) Jack (page 9-19) Maintenance tools (page 9-19) Spare tire (page 9-2) 4 000148 - CONTINUED -
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    ... requirements. Contact the nearest SUBARU dealer for details. If your vehicle is equipped with navigation system, the settings for some of ...(only vehicles Operation / Non-operation with shock sensors (dealer option)) Passive arming Remote keyless entry system Hazard warning flasher Audible signal Key...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ......Active head restraint ...Lumbar support ... 1-2 1-3 1-3 1-4 1-5 1-5 Precautions against vehicle modification ... 1-29 1 Child restraint systems ...Where to place a child restraint... airbag) ...Your vehicle's SRS configuration ...Subaru advanced frontal airbag system ...SRS side airbag and SRS ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ... at all times in a child restraint device or in a seatbelt, whichever is appropriate for the child's age, height and weight. Always secure ALL types of child restraint devices (including forward facing child seats) in one of the rear seating positions recommended in this owner's manual. 100350
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ... are safer when properly restrained in the rear seating positions than in the front seating positions. For instructions and precautions concerning child restraint systems, see the "Child restraint systems" section in this chapter. To adjust the ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    1-4 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags Seat cushion angle adjustment (Driver's seat only) Seat height adjustment (Driver's seat only) Head restraint adjustment 100355 100352 100353 To adjust the seat cushion angle, pull up or push down the front end of the control switch. To adjust the seat ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    ...involved in a rear-end collision, have an authorized SUBARU dealer inspect the active head restraints....if the vehicle suffers a rear impact. Lumbar support 100089 100356 The front seats of your ... forward or backward. Pulling the lever forward will increase the amount of support for your lower back...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ... by the number of illuminated indicators. To warm the seat as quickly as possible, set the heater with three indicators illuminated. When the vehicle's interior is warmed There is a possibility that people with delicate skin may suffer slight burns even at low temperatures if they use the seat ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags 1-7 Before adjusting the seat, make sure the hands and feet of the rear seat passengers are clear of the adjusting mechanism (7-seater models only). 7-seater models Never stack luggage or other cargo higher than the top of the seatback because it could tumble ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    1-8 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags point so as not to trap the legs of passengers sitting on the third-row seat. It is possible to slide the seat or seat pair further rearward by releasing the lock that stops it. To do this, simultaneously pull the lever under the outboard seat cushion and turn the...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags 1-9 Folding down the seatback After returning the seat to its original position, be certain to place all of the seatbelts and the tab attached to the seat cushion above the seat cushion. And make certain that the shoulder belts are fully visible. Never allow ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    1-10 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags NOTE 1 Window side seats 1 The head restraint is not intended to be used at the lowest position. Before sitting on the seat, raise the head restraint to an appropriate position depending on your sitting height. 100681 1) Bar 1) Holder 100362 Folding the ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags 1-11 the head restraints to improve rearward visibility. Center seat that the center of the head restraint is closest to the top of the occupant's ears. When the center seat is not occupied, lower the head restraint to improve rearward visibility. Third-row seat ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    1-12 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags To access the third-row seat In its slid-forward position with the seatback tipped forward, the second-row seat behind the front passenger seat is not locked and free to move. Do not drive the vehicle with the seat in this state or allow anyone to sit on the seat...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags 1-13 To get out from the third-row seat Folding down the seatback After returning the seat to its original position, be certain to place all of the seatbelts and the tab attached to the seat cushion above the seat cushion. And make certain that the shoulder belts ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    1-14 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags NOTE Head restraint adjustment the head restraints to improve rearward visibility. 1 Never drive the vehicle with the head restraints removed because they are designed to reduce the risk of serious neck injury in the event that the vehicle is struck from the ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ... 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. Your vehicle is equipped with a crash sensing and diagnostic module, ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ... retracted fully, ALR mode is released. When securing a child restraint system on the passengers' seats, the seatbelt must be changed over to the ... Retractor (ELR) function by allowing the seatbelt to retract fully. For instructions on how to convert the retractor to the ALR mode and restore it to ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags 1-17 Seatbelt warning light and chime Your vehicle is equipped with a seatbelt warning device at the driver's and front passenger's seat. With the ignition switch turned to the "ON" position, this device reminds the driver and front passenger to fasten their ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ... the warning operation, please contact your SUBARU dealer. If there is no passenger... will be deactivated. The front passenger's occupant detection system monitors whether or not there is a passenger... described above, immediately contact your SUBARU dealer for an inspection. Seatbelts provide maximum...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags 1-19 100101 from the steering wheel as practical while still maintaining full vehicle control. Front passenger's seat: Adjust the seatback to the upright position. Move the seat as far back as possible. 2. Sit well back in the seat. 3. Pick up the tongue plate and...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    1-20 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags Adjusting the front seat shoulder belt anchor height When wearing the 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 ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags 1-21 Adjusting the shoulder belt anchor height (rear seats of 5-seater models/second-row seats of 7-seater models) When wearing the seatbelts, make sure the shoulder portion of the webbing does not pass over your neck. If it does, adjust the seatbelt anchor to a ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    1-22 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags NOTE Rear center seatbelt (5-seater models)/second-row center seatbelt (7seater models) 1 1 2 100362 100108 1) Holder 3 1) 2) 3) 4) 4 100376 With the seatback folded, attach the tongue plate of each rear/second-row seatbelt to the corresponding holder. Do ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags 1-23 100377 100378 100379 Center seatbelt is stowed in the recess of the ceiling. Be sure to fasten both tongue plates to the respective buckles. If the seatbelt is used only as a shoulder belt (with the connector's tongue plate not fastened to the connector's...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    1-24 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags Make sure that the " " mark on the connector (tongue) and the " " mark on the buckle are aligned. If the belt stops before reaching the buckle, return the belt slightly and pull it out more slowly. If the belt still cannot be unlocked, let the belt ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ... again. 100383 200300 2. With the belt held by hand, allow the retractor to roll up the belt slowly. You should hold the webbing end and guide it back into the retractor while it is rolling up. Neatly store the tongue plate in the recess on the ceiling and then insert the connector (tongue) plate ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    1-26 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags Push the button on the buckle. the belts because this could seriously affect their strength. Inspect the seatbelts and attachments including the webbing and all hardware periodically for cracks, cuts, gashes, tears, damage, loose bolts or worn areas. Replace the ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ...replaced. malfunction or activation of the pretensioner, contact your SUBARU dealer as soon as possible. If the front ... has been damaged, contact your SUBARU dealer as soon as possible. When you sell... servicing of front seatbelt retractors equipped with seatbelt pretensioners, see your nearest SUBARU...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    ... damage or for other reasons, consult your SUBARU dealer. operation by lighting for approximately 6 seconds ... pretensioners share the control module with the airbag system. Therefore, if any malfunction occurs ...take your vehicle to your nearest SUBARU dealer to have the system checked. Unless checked ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    ... seatbelt pretensioner and airbag systems. For required servicing of the seatbelt pretensioner, see your nearest SUBARU dealer. NOTE If the front part ..., etc.) other than genuine SUBARU accessory parts to the front end. Modification of the suspension system or front end structure....
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    ... are not properly secured in the vehicle. When installing the child restraint system, carefully follow the manufacturer's instructions. According to accident statistics, children are safer when properly restrained in the rear seating positions than in ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    ... injured or even killed. 100501 Where to place a child restraint system The following are SUBARU's recommendations on where to place a child restraint system ... models) Recommended positions for all types of child restraint systems. In these positions, Automatic/Emergency Locking Retractor (A/ELR)...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    ... and SRS airbags only a child restraint system that has a bottom base that fits snugly against the ..., you should use only a child restraint system that has a bottom base that fits snugly against the ..., you should use only a child restraint system that has a bottom base that fits snugly against the ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    .... It can be identified by looking for the label on the child restraint system or the manufacture's statement of compliance in the document attached to the ... it. 100502 When you install a child restraint system, follow the manufacturer's instructions supplied with it. After installing the child ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    ...seating position. 4. Run the lap and shoulder belt through or around the child restraint system following the instructions provided by its manufacturer. 5. Insert the tongue plate into the buckle until you hear a click. 6. Take up the slack...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    ...seating position. 4. Run the lap and shoulder belt through or around the child restraint system following the instructions provided by its manufacturer. 5. Insert the tongue plate into the buckle until you hear a click. 6. Take up the slack...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    ...the top tether anchor and tighten the top tether. See the "Top tether anchorages" for additional instructions. 100509 100510 8. Before having a child sit in the child restraint system, move it back and forth and right and left to check if it is...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ... a booster seat When you install a child restraint system, follow the manufacturer's instructions supplied with it. After installing the child restraint ... through or around the booster seat and the child following the instructions provided by its manufacturer. 4. Insert the tongue plate into the ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    ... injuries or death to the child. When you install a child restraint system, follow the manufacturer's instructions supplied with it. After installing the child restraint system, check to ensure that it is held securely in position. If it is not held...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags 1-39 TOP TETHER 100515 100516 100523 Your vehicle is provided with child restraint system anchors as follows: Four lower anchorages (bars) and three upper anchorages (tether anchorages) on the rear seat (5-seater model)/second-row seat (7-seater model) Lower ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ...the child restraint system. When you install a child restraint system, follow the manufacturer's instructions supplied with it. After installing the child .... 0 100521 100520 3. While following the instructions supplied by the child restraint system manufacturer, connect the lower hooks onto the...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    ... SRS airbags 1-41 proceed as follows, while observing the instructions by the child restraint system manufacturer. Since a top tether can provide ... have any question concerning this type of child restraint system, ask your SUBARU dealer. Rear seat (5-seater models)/Second-row seat (7-seater models)...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    ...)/Second-row seat (7-seater models) TOP TETHER When the child restraint system is to be secured using the top tether, pass the top tether under .... 100671 100526 3. Fasten the top tether hook of the child restraint system to the appropriate upper anchorage. 4. Tighten the top tether securely. Be ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    ... top tether cannot be fastened tightly. 1. Lower the head restraint to its lowest position. 3. Fasten the top tether hook of the child restraint system to the appropriate upper anchorage. 4. Tighten the top tether securely. TOP TETHER TOP TETHER 100676 2. Open the lid of the cargo area, then ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    ... stands for supplemental restraint system. This name is used because the airbag system supplements the vehicle's seatbelts. Your vehicle is equipped with a crash sensing and diagnostic module, which will record the use of the seatbelt(s) by ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    ... primary protection provided by the seatbelt. The system also controls front seatbelt pretensioners. For operation instructions and precautions ...Front seatbelt pretensioners" section in this chapter. For instructions and precautions concerning the seatbelt system, see the "Seatbelts" section ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    .... 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 ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags 1-47 NOTE When you sell your vehicle, we urge you to explain to the buyer that it is equipped with SRS airbags by alerting him or her to the applicable section in this owner's manual. - CONTINUED -
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    ...sensor 20)Front passenger's seatbelt tension sensor 21)Front passenger's occupant detection system weight sensor 22)Front passenger's occupant detection control module 23)Front passenger's frontal airbag ON and OFF indicator 24)SRS airbag system warning light 11 16 14 8 6 18 19 21 22 9...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    ... and SRS airbags 1-49 Subaru advanced frontal airbag system Your vehicle is equipped with... Standard (FMVSS) No. 208. The Subaru advanced frontal airbag system automatically determines the deployment ...carefully read the instructions on the warning labels and tag. Always wear your seatbelt. The subaru ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    ... seat as far back as possible and sit upright and well back in the seat. 100531 Do not put any objects over the steering wheel pad and dashboard. If the SRS frontal airbag deploys, those objects could interfere with its proper operation and could be propelled inside the vehicle and cause injury.
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    ... sensor to malfunction, preventing the Subaru advanced frontal airbag system from functioning correctly or causing ... any accessory other than a genuine SUBARU accessory under the driver's seat. Do ... pretensioner are not controlled by the Subaru advanced frontal airbag system. Front passenger's SRS...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    ... warning light will illuminate. Have the system inspected by your SUBARU dealer immediately if ... frontal airbag determined by the Subaru advanced frontal airbag system monitoring. If the front ... pretensioner are not controlled by the Subaru advanced frontal airbag system. Passenger's frontal airbag ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    ... one of the rear seating positions recommended in this owner's manual in a correct manner. Also, it is strongly recommended ... in this owner's manual, and that even children who have outgrown a child restraint system be also ... the child occupant and a child restraint system. Do not place more than ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    ... seating positions recommended in this owner's manual and immediately contact your SUBARU dealer for an inspection....and immediately contact your SUBARU dealer for an inspection. Even if the system has passed ... in the front passenger's seat, the Subaru advanced frontal airbag system may or may not ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    ...persons with disabilities may have on Subaru advanced frontal airbag system operation (U.S. only) Changing..., tire, suspension or floor panel can affect the operation of the Subaru advanced airbag system... and the District of Columbia> Subaru of America, Inc. Customer Dealer Services Department P.O. Box...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    ...collision, but this does not mean failure of the system. If the front sub sensors inside ... driver's and front passenger's modules) instructing the module(s) to inflate the SRS frontal airbag... function only when the ignition switch is in the "ON" position. The Subaru advanced frontal airbag sys...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    ... airbags 1-57 the visible damage done to the vehicle itself. Do not touch the SRS airbag system components around the steering wheel and dashboard with bare hands right after deployment. Doing so can cause burns because the components can be ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    1-58 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags frontal airbags may be activated when the vehicle sustains a hard impact in the undercarriage area from the road surface (such as when the vehicle plunges into a deep ditch, is severely impacted or knocked hard against an obstacle on the road such as a curb). ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags 1-59 Examples of the types of accidents in which the driver's/driver's and front passenger's SRS frontal airbag(s) will basically not deploy. to deploy if the vehicle is struck from the side or from behind, or if it rolls onto its side or roof, or if it is ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    1-60 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags The SRS side airbag and SRS curtain airbag are designed as only a supplement to the primary protection provided by the seatbelt. They do not do away with the need to fasten seatbelts. It is also important to wear your seatbelt to help avoid injuries that can ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags 1-61 100166 Never allow a child to kneel on the front passenger's seat facing the side window or to wrap his/her arms around the front seat seatback. In the event of an accident, the force of the SRS side airbag deployment could injure the child seriously because ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    1-62 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags Do not attach a hands-free microphone or any other accessory to a front pillar, a center pillar, a rear pillar, the windshield, a side window, an assist grip, or any other cabin surface that would be near a deploying SRS curtain airbag. A hands-free microphone or...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    ... done to the vehicle itself. Do not touch the SRS side airbag system components around the front seat seatback with bare hands right after .... After deployment, do not touch any part of the SRS curtain airbag system (from the front pillar to the part of the roof side over the rear seat). Doing so can...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    1-64 Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags Example of the type of accident in which the SRS side airbag and SRS curtain airbag will most likely deploy. 200320 A severe side impact near the front seat activates the SRS side airbag and SRS curtain airbag.
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags 1-65 Examples of the types of accidents in which the SRS side airbag and SRS curtain airbag are unlikely to deploy. 2 1) 2) 1 3) 4) 5) The vehicle is involved in an oblique side-on impact. The vehicle is involved in a side-on impact in an area outside the ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    ...first impact, they will not be activated on the second. SRS airbag system monitors 1 B 2 2 A 1 100563 100385 1) 2) A) B) First impact Second impact SRS... side impact collision, first with one vehicle and A diagnostic system continually monitors the readiness of the SRS airbag system (including ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    ... vehicle damaged by a collision, consult your SUBARU dealer. The SRS airbag has no user-serviceable parts. Do not use electrical ... circuit related to the SRS airbag system. For required servicing of the SRS airbag, see your nearest SUBARU dealer. Tampering with or disconnecting the system's wiring ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ... SRS airbags parts. If you need service or repair in areas listed in the following, have an authorized SUBARU dealer perform the work. The ... event that the SRS airbag is deployed, replacement of the system should be performed only by an authorized SUBARU dealer. When the components of the SRS airbag ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ... (side steps or side sill protectors, etc.) other than genuine SUBARU accessory parts to the side body. Always consult your SUBARU dealer if you ... (bush bar, winches, snow plow, skid plate, etc.) other than genuine SUBARU accessory parts. Modification of the suspension system or front end structure.
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 94
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    ... 2-24 2-25 Power door locking switches ...Key lock-in prevention function ... 2-6 2-7 Remote keyless entry system ...Locking the doors ...Unlocking the doors ... accidentally triggered the alarm system ...Arming the system ...Disarming the system ... 2-14 2-14 2-15 2-15 2-15 2-16
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    ...make a replacement key if you lose your key or lock it inside the vehicle. For information on making replacement keys for vehicles with the immobilizer system, refer to the "Immobilizer" section in this chapter. 4 Do not attach a large key holder or key case to either key. If it bangs against ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    Keys and doors 2-3 Immobilizer The immobilizer system is designed to prevent an unauthorized person from starting ...Only keys registered with your vehicle's immobilizer system can be used to operate your vehicle....and acted upon almost instantly, the immobilizer system does not impede normal starting...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ...replacement keys and on the registration of keys with your immobilizer system, contact your SUBARU dealer. 200702 The security indicator light ...light does not flash, the immobilizer system may be faulty. If this occurs, contact your SUBARU dealer as soon as possible. In case an unauthorized key is ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    Keys and doors 2-5 To lock the door from the outside using the power door locking switch, push the " " sides of the switch and then close the door. In this case, all closed doors and the rear gate are locked at the same time. Always make sure that all doors and the rear gate are locked before ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ... to prevent the battery from going dead. The operational/non-operational setting of this function can be changed by a SUBARU dealer. Contact the nearest SUBARU dealer if you would like to change the setting. Power door locking switches 1 2 NOTE 200707 To ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    ...seconds with the driver's door open and then closing the driver's door. This function's operative/non-operative setting can be changed by a SUBARU dealer. Contact a SUBARU dealer for details. NOTE When leaving the vehicle, make sure you are holding the key before locking the doors. 200709 ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    2-8 Keys and doors Remote keyless entry system hicle. The keyless entry system has the following functions. Locking and unlocking ... waves such as a power plant, broadcast station, TV tower, or remote controller of home electronic appliances. The keyless entry system does not operate when the key is ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    .... An electronic chirp will sound twice and the turn signal lights will flash twice. Illuminated entry The interior (map, dome and cargo area) light...light will go out. To activate this function, set the following interior light switches to the indicated positions: - CONTINUED - NOTE ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ...area light: DOOR position A SUBARU dealer can change the illumination period setting of the interior light in accordance with your preference. Contact the nearest SUBARU dealer for ... may have the above settings done by your SUBARU dealer. Replacing the battery Selecting audible signal ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ... into your system. 1 200717 200715 Programming the transmitters The keyless entry system is equipped with a special code learning feature that allows you ... case. After the battery is replaced, the transmitter must be synchronized with the keyless entry system's control unit. Press either the " ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ... and close the door once within 15 seconds. 200719 200720 Transmitter circuit board To register a new transmitter with the keyless entry system, it is necessary to program the transmitter's code (identification number) into the system. A ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    Keys and doors 2-13 the knob and the next exceeds five seconds, an error will occur. In this event, perform the procedure again beginning with part 4. If an error occurs six times, perform the procedure again starting with part 3. 7. Perform parts 5 and 6 of the procedure for each of the ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ... the factory. You can set the system for deactivation yourself or have it done by your SUBARU dealer. NOTE If the code entered the second time is... operation. Deleting old transmitter codes The control unit of the keyless entry system has four memory locations to store transmitter ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ...door or the rear gate Physical impact to the vehicle, such as forced entry (only vehicles with shock sensors (dealer option)) NOTE You may have the above setting change done by your SUBARU dealer. Activating and deactivating the alarm system To change the setting of your vehicle's alarm...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ...door open. The system is in the standby mode for a 30-second period after locking the doors with the remote... period, the system will not switch to the surveillance state. Doors are unlocked using the remote transmitter... you prefer. Have it performed by your SUBARU dealer. NOTE If the interval between...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ... is automatically accomplished without using the remote transmitter. Note that in this mode, DOORS MUST BE MANUALLY LOCKED. To enter the passive mode If you wish to program the passive arming mode, have it done by your SUBARU dealer. Arming the system 1) LOCK 2) ON 1 2 Valet mode When you choose...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ... 30 seconds. If you desire, your SUBARU dealer can connect them and set ...the shock sensors adjusted to your preference by your SUBARU dealer. 200704 4. Before closing the doors, ... one minute. In the passive mode, the system can also be armed with the remote transmitter or with the power door locking...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    Keys and doors 2-19 Child safety locks Windows Power windows Driver's side switches 1 Always use the child safety lock whenever a child rides in the rear. Serious injury could result if a child accidentally opened the door and fell out. To avoid serious personal injury caused by entrapment,...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    2-20 Keys and doors Operating the driver's window To open the passengers' windows, push the appropriate switch down and hold it until the window reaches the desired position. 1 2 200729 200728 1) Open 2) Automatically open To open: Push the switch down lightly and hold it. The window will ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    Keys and doors 2-21 Locking the passengers' windows Passengers' side switches 2 1 2 1 200734 200732 200733 To lock the passengers' windows, push the lock switch. When the lock switch is in the "LOCK" position, the passengers' windows cannot be opened or closed. Press the switch ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    ... rear gate can be locked and unlocked using either the keyless entry system or the power door locking switch. Refer to the "Power door locking switches" and "Remote keyless entry system" sections in this chapter. To open the rear gate, first unlock the rear gate lock then push the ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ...or scratch the stays while loading or unloading cargo. That could cause leakage of gas from the stays, which may result in their inability to hold the rear... a fault in the door locking/unlocking system or other causes, you can unlock it by manually operating the rear gate lock release lever. For the ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    2-24 Keys and doors Tilt function and down. Push the switch continuously to tilt the moonroof up and down. momentarily push the switch to the "OPEN" or "CLOSE" side. After washing the vehicle or after it rains, wipe away water on the roof prior to opening the moonroof to prevent drops of ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    Keys and doors 2-25 moonroof fully opened. Sun shades 200739 The sun shade can be slid forward or backward by hand while the moonroof is closed. If the moonroof is opened, the sun shade also moves back.
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 120
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ... 3-8 Rear differential oil temperature warning light ...Low tire pressure warning light ...ABS warning light ...Brake system warning light ...Low ... indication ...3-21 Multi function display (Vehicle without Navigation System) ...3-23 Current fuel consumption ...Average fuel...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    Instruments and controls Light control switch ...Headlights ...High/low beam change (dimmer) ...Headlight flasher ...Daytime running light system ... 3-26 3-26 3-26 3-26 3-27 Turn signal lever ...Illumination brightness control ...Parking ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    ...hands may accidentally touch it in a way that turns the ignition switch. Never turn the ignition switch to "LOCK" 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 ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    3-4 Instruments and controls (radio, accessory power outlet, etc.) can be used. Key reminder chime The reminder chime sounds when the driver's door opens and the key is in the "LOCK" or "ACC" positions. The chime stops when the key is removed from the ignition switch. ON This is the ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    Instruments and controls 3-5 Hazard warning flasher Meters and gauges NOTE Liquid-crystal displays are used in some of the meters and gauges in the combination meter. You will find their indications hard to see if you wear polarized glasses. Canceling the function for meter needle/gauge movement...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    3-6 Instruments and controls change the current setting, press the trip knob for at least two seconds. : Activated : Deactivated With the function deactivated, the combination meter illuminates as follows: 1. Warning lights, indicator lights, meter rims, meter needles, odometer, trip meter, and ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ..., the trip meter will show " ". If the trip meter shows " ", immediately contact the nearest SUBARU dealer and have the vehicle communication system inspected. Double trip meter B trip meter To set the trip meter to zero, select the...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    3-8 Instruments and controls el movement in the tank. If you press the trip knob while the ignition switch is in the "LOCK" or "ACC" position, the fuel gauge will light up and indicate the amount of fuel remaining in the tank. If, while the fuel gauge is indicating the amount of fuel ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    ... switch is initially turned to the "ON" position. This permits checking the operation of the bulbs. Apply the parking brake and turn the ignition switch ...system OFF indicator light / : Brake system warning light : AWD warning light : Low tire pressure warning light : SPORT mode indicator light : ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ... light If any lights fail to come on, it indicates a burned-out bulb or a malfunction of the corresponding system. Consult your authorized SUBARU dealer for repair. 100372 Driver's warning light Seatbelt warning light and chime Your vehicle is ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ...after taking relevant corrective actions described above, immediately contact your SUBARU dealer for an inspection. SRS airbag system warning light When the .... Immediately take your vehicle to your nearest SUBARU dealer to have the system checked. Unless checked and properly ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    ... frontal airbag determined by the Subaru advanced frontal airbag system monitoring. If the front ... lit or extinguished simultaneously, the system is faulty. Contact your SUBARU dealer immediately for an inspection.... after the engine starts, an emission control system malfunction has been detected. You...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ...should have your vehicle checked by an authorized SUBARU dealer immediately. Charge warning light ...but the light remains on, contact your nearest SUBARU dealer immediately. is not working properly....but the light remains on, contact your nearest SUBARU dealer immediately. AT OIL TEMPerature warning ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ... under-inflated and when there is a problem in the TPMS. The low tire pressure warning light operates ... go out, contact the nearest SUBARU dealer for service. Low tire pressure warning light When ... check that the tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) is functioning properly. If there is no problem ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ...at the first available opportunity by your SUBARU dealer. - CONTINUED - The tire pressure monitoring system is NOT a substitute for manually checking tire pressure.... re-check tire inflation pressures until the vehicle is first driven more than 20 mph (32 km/h). Be ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    ...reservoir, do not drive the vehicle. Have the vehicle towed to the nearest SUBARU dealer for repair. Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD) system warning The ... do not drive the vehicle. Have your vehicle towed to the nearest SUBARU dealer for repair. This light has the following ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ... faulty. Drive carefully to the nearest SUBARU dealer and have the system inspected. 4. If both ...faulty. Drive carefully to the nearest SUBARU dealer and have the system inspected. 6. If the brake ... the vehicle. Instead, have the vehicle towed to the nearest SUBARU dealer for repair. NOTE This light ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ... following conditions. Have your vehicle checked at a SUBARU dealer immediately. The light does not come ... following conditions. Have your vehicle checked at a SUBARU dealer immediately. The warning light does ... condition, but have your vehicle checked at a SUBARU dealer as soon as possible. NOTE If ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ... the engine starts, it may indicate that the automatic transmission control system is not working properly. Contact your nearest SUBARU dealer for service immediately. The indicators are located in the center portion of the dashboard. This indicator ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ... beam indicator light This light shows that the headlights are in the high beam mode. This indicator light... on the headlights). The selector lever/gear position indicator shows the position of the selector lever. When manual... not blink or blink rapidly, the turn signal bulb may be burned out. Replace...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ... Clock NOTE If your vehicle is equipped with a navigation system, refer to the separate "Operating Instructions for Monitor System". Outside temperature ... NOTE If your vehicle is equipped with a navigation system, refer to the separate "Operating Instructions for Monitor System". 300602 ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ... The outside temperature indication may differ from the actual outside temperature. The road surface freeze warning indication should be treated only as a guide. Be sure to check the condition of the road surface before driving. 300553 Canada-spec. vehicles When the outside temperature drops to
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    Instruments and controls 3-23 Multi function display (Vehicle without Navigation System) NOTE If your vehicle is equipped with a navigation system, refer to the separate "Operating Instructions for Monitor System". A liquid-crystal display is used in ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ...24 Instruments and controls tual values and should thus be treated only as a guide. When either trip meter indication is reset, the ... some other indication.) U.S.-spec. vehicles NOTE The indicated values vary in accordance with changes in the vehicle's running conditions. Also...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    .... You must refuel the vehicle immediately. turned to the "START" position. NOTE The driving range on remaining fuel is only a guide. The indicated value may differ from the actual driving range on remaining fuel, so you must immediately fill the tank when...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ... and controls Light control switch To turn on the headlights, turn the knob on the end of the turn signal ... and license plate light are on. second position Headlights, parking lights, instrument panel illumination, ... more than just a few seconds. To flash the headlights, pull the lever toward you and ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    ..., and side marker lights are not turned on by the daytime running light system. The light switch must always be turned to the " " position when it is dark outside. The low beam headlights will automatically come on at reduced brightness when the engine has started, under ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    ...the battery. The front fog lights operate only when the light switch is in the " " position. However, the front fog lights turn off when the headlights are switched to high beam. To turn on the front fog lights, turn the fog light switch on the turn signal lever upward to the " " position. ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    Instruments and controls 3-29 Wiper and washer In freezing weather, do not use the windshield washer until the windshield is sufficiently warmed by the defroster. Otherwise the washer fluid can freeze on the windshield, blocking your view. 300513 The indicator light located on the combination ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ... washer fluid is unavailable. In areas where water freezes in winter, use SUBARU Windshield Washer Fluid or the equivalent. (See “Windshield washer fluidମ. “Replacement of wiper blades” section (chapter 11) for replacement instructions. Windshield wipers 300286 NOTE The front wiper motor is ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    Instruments and controls 3-31 Mist (for a single wipe) When the wiper switch is in the " " position, turn the dial to adjust the operating interval of the wiper. The operating interval can be adjusted in nine steps. The intermittent operation interval varies depending on the vehicle speed in ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ...(longer when the vehicle speed is low; shorter when the vehicle speed is high). When you subsequently move the selector lever of the automatic transmission to the "R" position, the rear wiper will switch to continuous operation. When you move the selector lever from the "R" position to some ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ... push the button to turn the deicer on again. Your SUBARU dealer can set your windshield wiper deicer for continuous operation. Contact your SUBARU dealer for details. Once the windshield wiper ... window defogger for continuous operation. Contact your SUBARU dealer for details. Once the rear window ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    .... Push it away for the day position. The night position reduces glare from headlights. The auto-dimming mirror/compass has an anti-glare feature which automatically reduces glare coming from headlights of vehicles behind you. It also contains a builtin compass. By pressing and ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ... mode, the mirror surface turns bright if the transmission is shifted into reverse. This is to ensure good ... window defogger, heater/air conditioning system, spotlight, etc.) and ensure all ... calibration zone" map attached to the end of this manual to verify that the compass zone setting is correct ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ... operation. The mirrors can also be adjusted manually. Outside mirror defogger To turn on the outside ...distance of objects that you view in convex mirror. Remote control mirror switch NOTE While ... button" section in this chapter. 300522 300519 The remote control mirrors operate only The outside ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    Instruments and controls 3-37 Tilt steering wheel Horn Do not adjust the steering wheel tilt position while driving. This may cause loss of vehicle control and result in personal injury. 300521 To sound the horn, push the horn pad. 300520 1. Adjust the seat position. Refer to the "Front ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 158
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ...Air flow ...Ventilator ... 4-2 4-2 4-4 Automatic climate control system ...Control panel ...Rear air conditioner ...heater and air conditioner .. Cleaning ventilator grille ...Efficient cooling after parking in direct ... loaded ...Refrigerant for your climate control system ... 4-10 4-10 4-10 4-10 4-10 ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    4-2 Climate control Ventilator Air flow Climate control 400500
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    Climate control 4-3 Air flow mode selection 400501 - CONTINUED -
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    ...right and left to adjust the flow direction. Move the tab up and down or right and left to adjust the flow direction. Move the tab up and down or right and left to adjust the flow direction. To open the ventilator, turn the side grille open/close wheel upward. To close it, turn the wheel downward.
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ... control, and air conditioner compressor operation are automatically controlled. Manual mode operation: If you operate any of the ... control dial during automatic mode operation, the indicator light will go out. You can then manually control the system as desired using the button you operated. - ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ... on the display. With the dial set at your desired temperature, the system automatically adjusts the temperature of air supplied from the ... causes the temperature to change continuously. With the minimum temperature set, the system gives maximum cooling performance. With the maximum temperature set, ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ... on. After eliminating the fogging from the windshield, return the climate control system to the AUTO mode by pushing the "AUTO" button or turn off ... "OFF" button. Alternatively, push the " " button again to return the system to the setting that was selected before you activated the The ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ... the instrument panel outlets, the windshield defrost- 400515 ON position (Recirculation): Interior air is recirculated inside the vehicle. Push the air inlet .... Push the air inlet selection button to the OFF position when the interior has cooled to a comfortable temperature and the road is no ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    ...located as follows: - Solar sensor: beside windshield defroster grille - Interior air temperature sensor: on the side of the ...are treated incorrectly and become damaged, the system may not be able to control the interior temperature correctly. To avoid damaging the sensors, observe the following ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ... conditions, and proper operation each spring. Have your SUBARU dealer perform this check. Refrigerant for your climate control system Your air conditioner uses... from the method for CFC12 (freon). Consult your SUBARU dealer for service. Repairs needed as a result of using the wrong ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    Climate control 4-11 Air filtration system Replace the filter element according to the replacement schedule shown .... Have your filter checked or replaced by your SUBARU dealer. For replacement, we recommend the use of a genuine SUBARU air filter kit. Replacement schedule: Every 15 months or 15,000 ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    ... and draw it out. 9. Attach the strap to the hook. 12.Label installation Attach the caution label to the driver's door. 400565 400595 Contact your SUBARU dealer if the following occurs, even if it is not yet time to change the filter: - Reduction of the air flow through the vents. - ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ... when handling a compact disc ...5-23 MP3 audio ...5-25 What is MP3? ...Creating MP3 files ...Saving MP3 files on a disc ...Supported file systems ...Compression format ...Numbers of folders and files ...Copyright issues ...5-25 5-25 5-25 5-26 5-26 5-...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    5-2 Audio Antenna system Printed antenna Audio any other material over the antenna portion... glass. Installation of accessories Always consult your SUBARU dealer before installing a citizen band ... Such devices may cause the electronic control system to malfunction if they are incorrectly installed or...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    Audio 5-3 Audio set Your SUBARU may be equipped with one of the following audio sets. See the pages indicated in this section for operating details. Type B audio set Type A audio set 500206 Radio operation: refer to page 5-13 Built-in CD changer operation: refer to page 5-17 500201 Radio ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    5-4 Audio Type A audio set (if equipped) The audio set will operate only when the ignition switch is in the "ACC" or "ON" position. 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) 8) 9) AM button FM button AUX RSE button TUNE TRACK button Power switch, volume control dial SEEK FLDR button SCAN button TONE BAL button ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    Audio 5-5 To change tone and balance control modes Each brief press of the "TONE BAL" button (8) changes control modes in the following sequence starting from volume control mode. (When the radio is first turned on, the control mode is in the volume control.) Volume (VOLUME) Balance (BALANCE)...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    5-6 Audio Control mode (Range of levels) Stereo indicator The stereo indicator "ST" will come on when an FM stereo broadcast is received. Tuning Manual tuning Press the " " side of the TUNE TRACK button (4) to increase the tuning frequency and press the " " side of the button to ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ...available, however, when radio signals are weak. In such a situation, perform manual tuning to select the desired station. Automatic tuning (SCAN) Press ...FM2, or AM reception. 2. Press the "SCAN" button (7) or tune the radio manually until the desired station frequency is displayed. 3. Press one ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    5-8 Audio Compact disc player operation (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) 8) CD button TUNE TRACK button AUDIO button SEEK FLDR button RDM button RPT button SCAN button Eject button To playback a compact disc When CD is not in the player Hold a disc with a finger in the center ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    ... be able to play music CD-Rs and music CD-RWs, but it may not be able to play certain ones. Single CDs (i.e., 8 cm/3 inch CDs) are not supported, and if inserted, they will be immediately ejected. When CD is in the player When the "CD" button (1) is pressed, the player will start playback. NOTE...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    5-10 Audio Repeating To repeat the currently playing track/file (track) To repeat a track/file (track), briefly press the "RPT" button (6) while the track/file (track) is playing. The display will show "RPT", and the track/file (track) will be repeated. To cancel the track/file (track) ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    Audio 5-11 you perform any of the following steps: Press the "RPT" button Press the "SCAN" button Press the " " button Select the radio mode Press the "RSE AUX" button Press the " " or " " side of the SEEK FLDR button Turn off the power of the audio equipment. Turn the ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    5-12 Audio tion will operate, automatically reloading the disc. In this case, the disc is not played. Display selection (MP3 disc) If you press the "AUDIO" button (3) for 0.5 second or longer during playback, the indication will change to the next one in the following sequence. File title ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    Audio 5-13 Type B audio set (if equipped) The audio set will operate only when the ignition switch is in the "ACC" or "ON" positions. Radio operation (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) 8) 9) AM button FM button AUX RSE button TUNE TRACK button Power switch, volume ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    5-14 Audio To change tone and balance control modes Each brief press of the "TONE BAL" button (8) changes control modes in the following sequence starting from volume control mode. (When the radio is first turned on, the control mode is in the volume control.) Volume (VOLUME) Balance (BALANCE)...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    Audio 5-15 Control mode (Range of levels) Stereo indicator The stereo indicator "ST" will come on when an FM stereo broadcast is received. Tuning Manual tuning Press the " " side of the TUNE TRACK button (4) to increase the tuning frequency and press the tuning button marked " " to ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    ... signals are weak. In such a situation, perform manual tuning to select the desired station. Scan .... 2. Press the "SCAN" button (7) or tune the radio manually until the desired station frequency is displayed.... selection will remain in memory. Seat Entertainment System, you can enjoy audio outputs ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    ... able to play music CD-Rs and music CD-RWs, but it may not be able to play certain ones. Single CDs (i.e., 8 cm/3 inch CDs) are not supported, and if inserted, they will be immediately ejected. Insert discs slowly, one at a time. Inserting discs one over another could result in malfunction of the CD...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    5-18 Audio How to insert a CD(s) Inserting a CD 1. Briefly press the "LOAD" button (10). If the magazine in the player has an idle position where you can insert a disc, the disc number indicator associated with the idle position will blink. If no indicator blinks, it means that there is no idle...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    Audio 5-19 steadily lights up. The player will then start playback of the selected CD, beginning with the first track. If a disc that the player cannot read has been loaded, "CHECK DISC" will appear on the display and the player will not play anything. To select a song from its beginning ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    5-20 Audio Turn off the power of the audio equipment. Turn the ignition switch to the "OFF" position. To repeat the currently playing disc/ folder To repeat the currently playing disc/folder, press the "RPT" button (6) twice while a track/file (track) is playing. The display will show "D-...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    Audio 5-21 again to reselect the random mode. Random playback will be cancelled if you perform any of the following steps: Press the "RPT" button Press the "SCAN" button Press the " " button Select the radio mode Press the "RSE AUX" button Press the " " or " " side of the ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    5-22 Audio peat Steps 1 and 2. Ejecting all discs from the player (All disc ejection mode) 1. If you continue to press the " " button (8), the player will produce beep sound and will enter the all disc ejection mode. 2. Remove the disc that has been ejected. The other discs loaded will then be ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    ... show "MUTE". If you press the button again, the original sound volume will return and "MUTE" goes off. NOTE If your vehicle is equipped with a navigation system, the display will show " ". - CONTINUED -
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    ... that is scratched, deformed, or cracked. Also, do not use any disc that has a non-standard shape (for example, a heart shape). Malfunctions or problems might result. A disc is vulnerable to heat. Never keep it either in places exposed to direct sunlight, near heaters or in vehicles parked in the ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    ... the name of any non-MP3 file. Doing so could lead to speaker damage. The system does not support multi-session recording, so disc-at-once recording is recommended. The system does not support packet writing software. The system does not have a playlist ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    ...recorder. Recording must be performed using a file system supported by the audio system. Otherwise, the audio ...: 999 (maximum number in one folder: 255) Maximum number of layers: 8 Supported file ... issues Except with respect to copies made for personal use, duplication, distribution, and transmission...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    Interior equipment Interior light ...Dome light ...Cargo area light ... 6-2 6-2 6-2 Map light ...Sun visors ...Sun visor ... HomeLink® Wireless Control System ...Reprogramming a single HomeLink® button ...Erasing HomeLink® button memory ...In case a problem occurs ... 6-14 6-15 6-16 6-17 6-17 6-17 ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ... goes out after all doors are closed. The light also can be turned on by use of the remote keyless entry transmitter. See the "Remote keyless entry system" in chapter 2 for detailed information. The setting of the period for which the light stays on can be ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    Interior equipment 6-3 Map light Sun visors Sun visor extension plate 600407 ... discharge. The light also can be turned on by use of the remote keyless entry transmitter. See the "Remote keyless entry system" in chapter 2 for detailed information. The setting of the period for which the light ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    6-4 Interior equipment Vanity mirror with light Storage compartment 600408 600409 Always keep the storage compartment closed while driving to reduce the risk of injury in the event of sudden stops or an accident. Do not store spray cans, containers with flammable or corrosive liquids or any other...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    Interior equipment 6-5 close it, push the lid firmly upward. To lock the glove box, insert the key and turn it clockwise. Upper compartment Lower compartment Center console box 1 1) Upper compartment lock release 1 600412 600413 1) Lower compartment lock release 600411 Pull up the upper ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    6-6 Interior equipment Rear console To open the console, push on the lid lightly and it will automatically open. Cup holder When your vehicle is parked in the sun or on a warm day, the inside of the overhead console heats up. Avoid storing plastic or other heatvulnerable or flammable articles such...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    Interior equipment 6-7 Front passenger's cup holder Center console lease button. Door pocket Rear seat (5-seater models)/ Second-row seat (7-seater models) passenger's cup holder Armrest 600416 600418 The dual cup holder is built into the center console near the parking brake lever. The ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    6-8 Interior equipment Door pocket Third-row seat cup holders (7-seater models) Accessory power outlets 600420 The door pockets can be used to hold beverage bottles and other items. 600421 600422 A cup holder is located at each side of the third-row seat. When placing a beverage in a door ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    Interior equipment 6-9 Electrical power (12V DC) from the battery is available at any of the outlets when the ignition switch is either in the "... use. Use only electrical appliances which are designed for 12V DC and which consume less than 120W. Overloading the accessory power outlet can cause a ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    6-10 Interior equipment gap between the center console (lower compartment) and the lid. It is also possible to pass the cord through a groove in the lid and up to the center console (upper compartment). Coat hook Rear (5-seater models)/Second-row (7-seater models) passenger area Do not hang coat ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    Interior equipment 6-11 Shopping bag hook Floor mat Do not hang items on the shopping bag hook that weigh 11 lbs (5 kg) or more. 400249 A coat hook is attached to each of the passenger hand grips for the seat listed in the following. 5-seater models: Rear seat 7-seater models: Second seat ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    6-12 Interior equipment Convenient tie-down hooks Under-floor storage compartment The subfloor storage ... only for securing light cargo. Never try to secure cargo that exceeds the capacity of the hooks. The maximum load capacity is 44 lbs (20 kg) per hook. 600427 Make sure the driver's floor mat is...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    Interior equipment 6-13 5-seater models 7-seater models HomeLink® Wireless Control System (if equipped) 2 3.... 600429 1) HomeLink® buttons 2) Indicator light 3) Hand-held transmitter* * Not part of your vehicle's keyless entry system but of a HomeLink®-compatible device. 600436 Hang the ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    ... the desired devices, retain the hand-held transmitters for further programming or device testing in the event of a problem. It is recommended that you insert a new battery in the hand-held transmitter of a device to ensure correct programming. Garage door ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    Interior equipment 6-15 your garage door opener may be protected by a rolling code feature. In this case you... in the following. NOTE Rolling-code-protected garage door openers are manufactured after 1996. See the instruction manual of your garage opener for confirmation. 600430 600431 2. Press and...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    6-16 Interior equipment may make the programming quicker and easier. trol System and your garage door ... of garage door opener. If it is difficult to locate the training button, refer to your garage door opener's instruction manual. 2. Press the training button on the garage door opener motor head ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    Interior equipment 6-17 ory of all three buttons. 3. Hold the end of the entrance gate's/garage door...System Once programmed, the HomeLink® Wireless Control System can be used to remote-control the devices to which its ...3 inches (25 to 76 mm) away In case a problem occurs If you cannot activate a ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    6-18 Interior equipment corresponding HomeLink® button after programming, contact HomeLink at www.homelink.com or call 1-800-3553515 for assistance.
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    ... ...Stopping the engine ...Automatic transmission ...Selector lever ...Selector lever reverse inhibiting function ...Selection of manual mode ...... mode ...Shift lock release ... 7-5 7-6 7-7 7-8 7-8 7-9 7-10 7-11 7-12 7-13 7-13 7-14 Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) ...7-24 Parking your vehicle ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    ... lamp may also turn on. If this occurs, return to your authorized SUBARU dealer for diagnosis. If it is determined that the condition is caused by the ... may turn on. If this happens, return to your authorized SUBARU Dealer for service. If it is determined that the condition is caused by the type of ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    ..., try a different brand of gasoline before seeking service at your SUBARU dealer. Fuel system damage or driveability problems which result from the use of improper fuel are not covered under the SUBARU Limited Warranty. Fuel filler lid and cap ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    .... When opening the cap, do not remove the cap quickly. Fuel may be under pressure and spray out of the fuel filler neck especially in hot weather, which ... it slowly counterclockwise. Never add any cleaning agents to the fuel tank. The addition of a cleaning agent may cause damage to the fuel system.
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ... to tell your inspection or service station in advance not to place your SUBARU AWD vehicle on a two-wheel dynamometer. Otherwise, serious transmission damage will result.... two-wheel dynamometers in their emission testing programs have EXEMPTED SUBARU AWD vehicles from the portion of the ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    ... the state emissions inspection. The OBD system is designed to detect engine and transmission problems that might cause vehicle emissions to exceed allowable limits....rejected or failing vehicles should contact their SUBARU Dealer for service. Preparing to drive You should perform the ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    .... 4) If the engine still refuses to start, contact your nearest SUBARU dealer for assistance. 6. Confirm that all warning and indicator lights have gone out after the engine has started. The fuel injection system automatically lowers the idle speed as the en- gine warms up. While the engine...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    ...speeds and 1 reverse speed. Also, it has a manual mode and a SPORT mode. Avoid .... Such shifting may cause damage to the transmission. When parking the vehicle, first securely apply... are used in the wheels. This may cause the automatic transmission fluid to overheat. When the engine coolant temperature...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    ... be restored as the vehicle continues to be driven for a while. In this position, the transmission is mechanically locked to prevent the vehicle from rolling freely. ...P" position. Do not hold the vehicle with only the transmission. To shift the selector lever from the "P" to any other position...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    ... accident is consequently increased. D (Drive) This position is for normal driving. The transmission automatically shifts into a suitable gear from 1st to ... when the accelerator is released. This minimizes the chance of subsequent NOTE The transmission may downshift to 2nd or 1st gear, depending on ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    ... lever reverse inhibiting function fails, have the vehicle inspected by the nearest SUBARU dealer. With the vehicle either moving or stationary, move the selector lever from the "D" position to the manual gate then move it to the "+" end or "-" end of the manual ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ... lever. age. The transmission does not automatically shift up in the manual mode. Perform ... stops moving. If the temperature of the automatic transmission fluid becomes too high, the "AT OIL ... shows "-". If these warnings are issued, deselect the manual mode to protect the engine from dam-
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    ... Similarly, in order to prevent overrevving during deceleration of the vehicle, the transmission will remain in the current gear if the speed of the vehicle ...or rapidly pulls away from a standstill. This phenomenon does not indicate a problem. A slight reduction in output torque may occur before the ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    ... the selector lever to the "D" position and from there to the manual gate. In this mode, the transmission shifts up at higher vehicle speeds ... the brake pedal and start the engine. Take your vehicle to the nearest SUBARU dealer immediately to have the system repaired. 700312 Shift lock release ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    ...steer but it will take much more effort. when a tire is punctured. This could cause a loss of control ...braking. Braking when a tire is punctured Do not depress the brake pedal suddenly Brake system ... of the engine compartment. This noise is normal. It does not indicate power steering system trouble....
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    ... will increase. diately have your vehicle inspected by the nearest SUBARU dealer. ABS (Anti-lock Brake System) NOTE Some sound accompanying operation ... snow, stopping distances may be longer for a vehicle with the ABS system than one without. When driving under these conditions, ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    ...light comes on during driving. If these occur, have the ABS system repaired at the first available opportunity by your SUBARU dealer. NOTE If the warning light behavior is as described in the following, the ABS system may be considered normal. The warning light ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    ... Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD) system The EBD system maximizes the effectiveness of the brakes by allowing ... ABS components used by the EBD function fails, the EBD system also stops working. When the EBD ... a malfunction. Steps to take if EBD system fails 700315 If a malfunction occurs ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    ...drive the vehicle. Instead, have the vehicle towed to the nearest SUBARU dealer for repair. Driving with the brake system warning light on is ...properly, do not drive the vehicle. Have your vehicle towed to the nearest SUBARU dealer for repair. Vehicle Dynamics Control system Always use the utmost ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ..., steering components, or an axle are removed from a vehicle equipped with Vehicle Dynamics Control, have an authorized SUBARU dealer perform an inspection of that system. The following precautions should be observed in order to ensure that the ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    ... situations could indicate a malfunction of the Vehicle Dynamics Control system; if either should occur, have an authorized SUBARU dealer carry out an inspection of that system at the first available opportunity. The indicator light does not turn ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    ... we recommend that you have an authorized SUBARU dealer carry out an inspection of the system at the first available opportunity. ... the Vehicle Dynamics Control system; if either should occur, have an authorized SUBARU dealer carry out an inspection of that system at the first available opportunity. ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    ... behave like a model not equipped with the Traction Control system. When the switch is pressed again to reactivate the Traction Control system, ... the engine. When the switch is pressed to deactivate the Traction Control system, the vehicle's running performance is com- 700114 Pressing the switch ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    7-24 Starting and operating Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) Even when the vehicle is... and wheels" section in chapter 11.) The tire pressure monitoring system does not function ...door pillar on the driver's side. 700318 The tire pressure monitoring system provides the driver with a warning ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    ... four road wheels. Contact your SUBARU dealer as soon as possible for tire and sensor replacement and/or system resetting. Do not inject ..., as this may cause a malfunction of the tire pressure sensors. If the light flashes, promptly contact a SUBARU dealer to have the system inspected. Parking your ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ..., always set the parking brake firmly and put the selector lever in the "P" (Park) position. Always set the parking brake firmly when parking your vehicle. Never rely on the transmission alone to hold the vehicle. 700321 When facing downhill, the front wheels should be turned into the curb.
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    Starting and operating 7-27 Cruise control Cruise control enables you to maintain a constant vehicle speed without holding your foot on the accelerator pedal and it is operative when the vehicle speed is 25 mph (40 km/h) or more. Make sure the main switch is turned "OFF" when the cruise ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    7-28 Starting and operating The vehicle will maintain the desired speed. Vehicle speed can be temporarily increased while driving with the cruise control activated. Simply depress the accelerator pedal to accelerate the vehicle. When the accelerator pedal is released, the vehicle will return to and...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    ... time you set is less than 4 mph (6.8 km/ h), the vehicle speed will be lowered by 1 mph (1.6 km/h). This occurs because the cruise control system unit regards this lever operation as that intended to decrease the vehicle speed. To decrease the speed (by brake pedal) 1. Depress the brake pedal to ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    7-30 Starting and operating If you move the cruise control lever while turning the ignition switch “ON”, the cruise control function is deactivated and the “CRUISE” indicator light flashes. To reactivate the cruise control function, turn the ignition switch back to the “ACC” or “LOCKମ.
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    ...10 8-11 8-11 Trailer hitches ...Connecting a trailer ...Trailer towing tips ... 8-21 8-22 8-23 8 Loading your vehicle ...Vehicle capacity weight ...GVWR ... (if equipped) ...Connecting a trailer ...When you do not tow a trailer ... 8-15 8-15 8-17 Trailer towing ...Warranties ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    ... door latch on the driver's side. Low pressure will increase tire wear and fuel consumption....your vehicle while it is new. Follow these instructions during the first 1,000 miles (1,600 ...ventilator inlet grille free from snow, leaves or other obstructions to ensure that the ventilation system always ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    ... suspect that exhaust fumes are entering the vehicle, have the problem checked and corrected as soon as possible....your vehicle checked and repaired by an authorized SUBARU dealer. Do not apply undercoating ...installed in the exhaust system. It serves as catalyst to reduce HC, CO and NOx in exhaust gas-...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    8-4 Driving tips Periodic inspections To keep your vehicle in the best condition at all times, always have the recommended maintenance services listed in the maintenance schedule in the "Warranty and Maintenance Booklet" performed at the specified time or mileage intervals. Driving in foreign ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    ... shifting power between the front and rear wheels, SUBARU AWD can also provide added traction ... braking force during deceleration. Therefore, your SUBARU AWD vehicle may handle differently than ... train of your vehicle. Always check the cold tire pressure before starting to drive. The recommended tire ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    ... you are driving an All-Wheel Drive vehicle could easily lead to a serious accident. Your B9 TRIBECA is classified as a utility vehicle. Utility vehicles feature a higher ground clearance which enables them to be used for wide applications ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    ...starting the vehicle with the transmission in 2nd than 1st. Never equip your vehicle with tires larger ...Maintenance Booklet". Remember that damage done to your SUBARU while operating it off-road and ... cables. Cold temperatures reduce battery capacity. The battery must be in good condition to provide...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    ... because they may damage the paint of the vehicle. SUBARU Windshield Washer Fluid contains 58.5% ... the selector lever in "P" position. 2. Use tire stops under the tires to prevent the vehicle from moving. ... during a snowstorm, icing may develop on the brake system, which could cause poor braking ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    ... 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. Avoid prolonged continuous driving in snowstorms. Snow will enter the engine's intake system and may hinder the ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    .... Using other sizes or construction may affect speedometer/odometer calibration and clearance between the body and tires. It also may be dangerous and lead to ...you choose a tire, make sure that there is enough clearance between the tire and vehicle body. Remember to drive with ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    ... snowy grades or icy roads may require the use of tire chains, in which case put genuine SUBARU spring chains on the front wheels only. Genuine SUBARU spring chains are available from your SUBARU dealer. These chains can be installed on "all season tires" as original ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    ... inside the vehicle. NOTE For better fuel economy, do not carry unneeded cargo. Vehicle capacity weight B00326 The load capacity of your vehicle is determined by weight, not by available cargo space. The maximum load you can carry in your vehicle ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    ...total weight of your luggage is lower than the vehicle capacity weight, either front or rear GAW may... weighing station. Do not use replacement tires with a lower load range than the originals because... lower the GVWR and GAWR limitations. Replacement tires with a higher load range than the originals do...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    ...attachment. When installing the roof crossbar kit, follow the manufacturer's instructions. When you carry cargo on the roof using the roof crossbar...kayak carrier, cargo basket, etc. on the crossbars, follow the manufacturer's instructions and make sure that the attachment is securely fixed to the...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    ... chain will hold the trailer's maximum gross weight. Towing trailers without safety chains could ...weight distributing hitch. The trailer hitch is designed to tow a Class 1 rated load. The maximum gross ...350 lbs (158 kg) When you tow a trailer, follow the instructions in the next section "Trailer ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    ... should cross under the trailer tongue to prevent the tongue from dropping onto the ground in case it should disconnect from the hitch ball. Allow sufficient slack in ...-turn situations into account; however, be careful not to let them drag on the ground. Do not connect safety chains to part of the ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    ... and use provided by the trailer and other towing equipment manufacturers. SUBARU assumes no responsibility for injuries or vehicle damage that result from trailer towing equipment,... maintenance SUBARU warranties do not apply to vehicle damage or malfunction caused by trailer towing. ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    ... Maintenance Booklet".) Under no circumstances should a trailer be towed with a new vehicle or a vehicle with any new powertrain component (engine, transmission, differential,...first 1,000 miles (1,600 km) of driving. Before towing a trailer, check the trailer total weight, GVW,...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    Driving tips 8-19 Vehicle without cooling kit Conditions When towing a trailer without brakes.... a trailer with brakes. When towing a trailer on a long uphill grade continuously for over 5 miles (8 km)... of 104°F (40°C) or above. Vehicle with cooling kit Conditions When towing a trailer without brakes...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    ... of trailer's axle than in the front, the load is taken off the rear axle of the towing vehicle. This may cause the rear wheels to skid, especially during braking or when... percent of the total trailer weight and does not exceed the appropriate one of the following maximum values: Gross Axle Weight
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    ...in the following illustration. When weighing the tongue load, be sure to position the towing coupler at the height at which it would be during actual towing, ... exhaust system, brake system, or other systems when installing a hitch or other trailer towing equipment. Do not use axle-mounted hitches as ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    ...genuine SUBARU trailer hitch is recommended. A genuine SUBARU hitch is available from your SUBARU dealer. If use of a ... tapped into the trailer's hydraulic brake system. Please ask your SUBARU dealer and professional trailer supplier for more information about the trailer's brake system. Trailer ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    ... gets a flat tire when towing a trailer, ask a commercial road service to repair the flat ... inflated. The recommended cold tire pressure under trailer towing conditions is shown in chapter 12... tire pressure to the recommended pressure when the tires are cold. Normal pressure should be Trailer towing ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    ... mounting are in good condition. If any problems are apparent, do not tow the trailer. Check that the vehicle sits horizontally with the... vehicle is in motion, stop towing the trailer and have repairs performed immediately by the nearest SUBARU dealer. Driving on grades Before going down a steep hill...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    ... pointer and AT OIL TEMP warning light since the engine and transmission are relatively prone to overheating under these conditions. If the water ... instead of using the parking brake or foot brake. That may cause the transmission fluid to overheat. Parking on a grade Always block the wheels under ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 270
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    ...of spare tire ... 9-2 9-2 9-3 9-5 Temporary spare tire ...Flat tires ...Changing a flat tire ...Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) ... 9-6 9-7 9-7 9-10 Jump starting ...How to... is coming from the engine compartment ... 9-14 9-14 9-14 Towing ...Towing and tie-down hooks ...Using a...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    ... is best to safely pull off the road if a problem occurs. The hazard warning flasher can be ... tire holder located under the cargo area. The spare tire holder has a hoist mechanism that can lower ... only. After having the full-size flat tire repaired, immediately swap it with the temporary spare tire. ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    In case of emergency 9-3 the "Temporary spare tire" section in this chapter for instructions and precautions. Removing the spare tire 1. Take the wheel nut wrench and extension out of the tool bag. Refer to the "Maintenance tools" section in ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    ... with the wheel nut wrench until the temporary spare tire is on the ground with enough cable slack to allow you to pull it out from under the vehicle. 10.Tilt the ... floor parts and lead to a serious accident. The spare tire holder is designed to carry only the following kinds of ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    ...only. After having the full-size flat tire repaired, immediately swap it with the temporary spare ... in an emergency only. After having the flat tire repaired, immediately swap it with the temporary spare ... through center hole of the temporary spare tire. 2. Insert the retainer through the center hole ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    ... will flash. This indicates the tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) is unable to monitor all four road wheels. Contact your SUBARU dealer as soon as possible for tire and sensor replacement and/or system resetting. 900209 1) Tread wear indicator bar 2) ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    ... the engine before raising the flat tire off the ground using the jack. Never swing or push the vehicle supported with the jack. The jack can come out ...the vehicle is designed only for changing a tire. Never get under the vehicle while supporting the vehicle with this jack. 600122 4. ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    ...handle are stored under the floor of the cargo area. 6. Remove the spare tire. Refer to the sections "Spare tire" in this chapter for its location, instructions and precautions. Carefully read the section "Temporary spare tire" in this chapter and ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    .... Do not use oil or grease on the wheel studs or nuts when the spare tire is installed. This could cause the nuts to become loose and lead to ... handle into the jackscrew, and turn the handle until the tire clears the ground. Do not raise the vehicle higher than necessary. 11.Remove the wheel nuts and...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    ... specified torque. Have the wheel nut torque checked at the nearest automotive service facility. Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) When stowing a flat tire... vehicle is driven. Also, this system may not react immediately to a sudden drop in tire pressure (for example, a blow-...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    ... four road wheels. Contact your SUBARU dealer as soon as possible for tire and sensor replacement and/or system resetting. Do not inject... as this may cause a malfunction of the tire pressure sensors. If the light flashes, promptly contact a SUBARU dealer to have the system inspected. Jump starting ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    ... may be jump started by connecting your battery to another battery (called the booster battery) with jumper cables. volts and the negative terminal is grounded. 2. If the booster battery is in another vehicle, do not let the two vehicles touch. 3. Turn off all unnecessary lights and accessories. 4. ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    In case of emergency 9-13 (4) (3) (2) (1) 1) Connect one jumper cable to the positive (+) terminal on the discharged battery. 2) Connect the other end of the jumper cable to the positive (+) terminal of the booster battery. 3) Connect one end of the other cable to the negative (-) terminal of ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    ... and has fully cooled down. When the engine is hot, the coolant is under pressure. Removing the cap while the engine is still hot could release ...counterclockwise slowly without pressing down until it stops. Release the pressure from the radiator. After the pressure has been fully released, remove the...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    ...hooks. Never use suspension parts or other parts of the body for towing or tiedown purposes. Never use the tie-down hook closest... bumper with five lugs. 900217 If towing is necessary, it is best done by your SUBARU dealer or a commercial towing service. Observe the following procedures for safety. ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    ... towing. Leaving the towing hook mounted on the vehicle could interfere with proper operation of the SRS airbag system in a frontal collision. Rear towing hook: 1. Take out the towing ... thread can no longer be seen. 900220 4. Tighten the towing hook securely using a wheel nut wrench. ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    In case of emergency 9-17 4. Tighten the towing hook securely using a wheel nut wrench. After ...a flat-bed truck Do not use the towing hook except when towing your vehicle. Be sure to .... Leaving the towing hook mounted on the vehicle could interfere with proper operation of the SRS airbag system in a...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    ...cannot be unlocked In the event that you cannot unlock the rear gate by operating the power door locking switches or the remote keyless entry system, you can unlock it from inside the cargo area. 0 900227 Never turn the ignition switch to the "LOCK"...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    ... rear gate from outside by raising the rear gate handle. 900264 900230 7 seater models Your vehicle is equipped with the following maintenance tools: Screwdriver Towing hook (eye bolt) Wheel nut wrench Extension 900240 5 seater models The jack and jack handle is stored under - CONTINUED -
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    9-20 In case of emergency the cargo area. For how to use the jack, refer to the "Flat tires" section in this chapter.
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    ...-2 10-2 10-3 10-3 Corrosion protection ...Most common causes of corrosion ...To help prevent corrosion ... 10-3 10-3 10-4 Cleaning the interior ...Seat fabric ...Leather seat materials ...Synthetic leather upholstery ...Climate control panel, audio panel, instrument panel, console panel, switches,...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    ...electrical parts or the power steering fluid reservoir, it will cause engine trouble or faulty power steering respectively. Since your vehicle is equipped ...glass with adhesive tape before operating the machine. components, such as the exhaust system, fuel and brake lines, brake cables, floor pan and...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    ... wax and apply them according to the manufacturer's instructions. Wax or polish when the painted surface is cool..... When in doubt, it is always best to contact your SUBARU dealer or an auto paint specialist. Corrosion protection Your SUBARU has been designed and built to resist corrosion. Special ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    ...should be inspected and lubricated periodically. Cleaning the interior Use a soft, damp cloth to clean ... treatment or should be replaced. Contact your SUBARU dealer to perform this kind of maintenance and... thinner, or any similar materials. Leather seat materials The leather used by SUBARU is a high...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    ...cloth afterwards to restore the luster. If your SUBARU is to be parked for a long time in bright sunlight,...gasoline must never be used on leather or synthetic interior materials. Climate control panel, audio ... upholstery The synthetic leather material used on the SUBARU may be cleaned using mild soap...
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    ... the air cleaner element ...11-13 Parking brake stroke ...11-23 Tires and wheels ...11-23 Types of tires ...Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) ...Tire inspection ...Tire pressures and wear ...Wheel balance ...Wear indicators ...Tire rotation ...Tire replacement ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    Maintenance and service Windshield washer fluid ...11-30 Replacement of wiper blades ...11-31 Windshield wiper blade ... ...11-31 11-32 11-33 11-33 Battery ...Fuses ...Main fuse ...Installation of accessories ...Replacing bulbs ...Headlight ...Parking light ...Front turn signal light ...Front fog ...
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    ... with the information provided in this section on general maintenance and service for your SUBARU. Incorrect or incomplete ... acid. Your vehicle should only be serviced by persons fully competent to do so... pressure, replacement of the fuel filter should be performed only by your SUBARU dealer. Testing...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    ... your SRS airbag or seatbelt pretensioner needs service, consult your nearest SUBARU dealer. Always let the engine cool down. Engine parts become ... is stopped. Engine hood B00300 Before checking or servicing in the engine compartment When you do checking or servicing in...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 301
    Maintenance and service 11-5 Always check that the hood is properly locked before you start driving. If it is not, it ... serious bodily injury. B00301 3. Release the secondary hood release located under the front grille by moving the lever toward the left. 4. Lift up the hood. To close the hood: 1....
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    11-6 Maintenance and service Engine compartment overview 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 1) 2) Air cleaner element (page 11-13) Power steering fluid reservoir (page 11-19) 3) Differential gear oil level gauge (page 11-16) 4) Automatic transmission fluid level gauge (page 11-15) 5) Brake fluid reservoir (page 11...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    Maintenance and service 11-7 Engine oil Checking the oil level Check the engine oil level at each fuel stop. 1. Park the vehicle on a level surface and stop the engine. 1 If you check the oil level just after stopping the engine, wait a few minutes for the oil to drain back into the oil pan before...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    11-8 Maintenance and service wrench. 8. Before installing a new oil filter, apply a thin ... of engine. B00305 B00306 Oil filter color Black Part number 15208AA031 Amount of rotation 3/4 rotation....Pour engine oil through the filler neck. Oil capacity (Guideline): 5.8 US qt (5.5 liters, 4.8 Imp qt) ...
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    Maintenance and service 11-9 The oil quantity indicated above is only a guideline. The necessary ...Recommended grade and viscosity B00014 API Service label 1) Indicates the oil quality by API ... as they are the same API classification and SAE viscosity as those recommended by SUBARU. - CONTINUED ...
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    11-10 Maintenance and service API classification SM (or SL): SAE viscosity No... such as towing a trailer, use of oil with the following grade and viscosities is recommended. The cooling system ...down to -33°F (-36°C). For adding, use genuine SUBARU coolant or an equivalent: a mixture of 50% soft ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    Maintenance and service 11-11 Do not splash the engine coolant over painted parts. The alcohol contained in the ... replace it if necessary. If the fuse 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 ...
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    11-12 Maintenance and service Changing the coolant Always add genuine Subaru cooling system conditioner whenever the coolant is replaced. Change the engine coolant and add genuine Subaru cooling system conditioner using the following procedures according to the maintenance schedule ...
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    Maintenance and service 11-13 rectly in place. 8. Start and run the engine for more than five minutes at 2,000 to... extremely dusty conditions, replace it more frequently. It is recommended that you always use genuine SUBARU parts. B00018 7. Put the radiator cap back on and tighten firmly. At this ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    11-14 Maintenance and service 4. To install the air cleaner case cover, snap the two clamps on the air cleaner case ... the spark plugs. 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 in the "...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    ... and Maintenance Booklet". Consult your SUBARU dealer for replacement. If a belt is loose, cracked, or worn, contact your SUBARU dealer. Automatic transmission fluid Checking the fluid ... the vehicle several miles to raise the temperature of the transmission fluid up to normal operating temperature...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    ...below the lower level on the "HOT" range, add the recommended automatic transmission fluid up to the upper level. Checking the fluid level ...is below that range, add fluid up to the upper level. Be careful not to overfill. Genuine Subaru Automatic Transmission Fluid Type-HP IDEMITSU ATF HP Castrol...
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    Maintenance and service 11-17 Recommended grade and viscosity Each oil manufacturer has its own base oils and additives. Never use different brands together. Rear differential gear oil Checking the gear oil level Your vehicle may be ...
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    11-18 Maintenance and service 1 -30 -20 -10 0 40 10 60 20 30 80 90 40 100 3 2 1).... 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. -20 0 20 85W 80W 75W/90 B00032 SAE viscosity No. and applicable ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 315
    ... the fluid level is extreme low, it may indicate possible leakage. Consult your SUBARU dealer for inspection. Recommended fluid "Dexron III" Type Automatic Transmission Fluid B00321 Be careful not to burn yourself because the fluid may be hot. ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 316
    ...of braking performance. If the vehicle requires frequent refilling, there may be a leak. If you suspect a problem, have the vehicle checked at your SUBARU dealer. Never use different brands of brake fluid together. Also, avoid mixing DOT 3 and...
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    Maintenance and service 11-21 Brake booster If the brake booster does ...operate as described in the following, have it checked by your SUBARU dealer. 1. With the engine off, depress the brake ...not within proper specification, contact your SUBARU dealer. Depress the pedal with a force of approximately...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 318
    ... you apply the brake pedal, have the brake pads serviced by your SUBARU dealer as soon as possible. imately 22 mph (35 km/h). 2. Press the parking brake ... When replacing the brake pad or lining, use only genuine SUBARU parts. After replacement, the new parts must be broken in ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 319
    ... is severely low. The tire pressure monitoring system will activate only when the vehicle is driven. Also,... warning light to come on. To avoid this problem when adjusting the tire pressures in a warm garage, inflate... the specified range, have the brake system checked and adjusted at your SUBARU dealer...
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    ...go off, the tire pressure monitoring system may not be functioning normally. In this event, go to a SUBARU dealer... should have the work performed by a SUBARU dealer. If the low tire pressure warning light does... you should have your Tire Pressure Monitoring System checked at a SUBARU dealer as soon as...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 321
    ...damaged. Drive slowly to the nearest authorized SUBARU dealer and have the vehicle inspected. B00326 Check the tire pressures when the tires are cold....check the tires for abnormal wear. Contact your SUBARU dealer immediately if you find any problem. Tire pressures and wear Maintaining the correct ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 322
    11-26 Maintenance and service NOTE The air pressure in a tire increases by approximately 4.3 psi (30...driven less than one mile (1.6 km). Correct tire pressure (tread worn evenly) Abnormally low .... Doing so will result in low tire pressure. Incorrect tire pressures detract from controllability and ride...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 323
    ... balanced, have them checked and adjusted by your SUBARU dealer. Also have them adjusted after tire repairs and after tire rotation. Wear ... and reduces the vehicle's running stability. Contact your SUBARU dealer if you notice abnormal tire wear. *: The suspension system is designed to hold each ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 324
    ...-to-tire clearances and inappropriately changes the vehicle’s ground clearance. All four tires must be the same in terms of manufacturer, brand...are identical to those fitted as standard equipment. For safe vehicle operation, SUBARU recommends replacing all four tires at the same time. When a tireମ.
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    Maintenance and service 11-29 Aluminum wheels All four tires must ... is replaced, be sure to replace them with genuine SUBARU parts designed for aluminum wheels. Wheel ... match the specifications of the wheels that are fitted as standard equipment. Replacement wheels are available from SUBARU dealers....
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    11-30 Maintenance and service Windshield washer fluid id until it reaches the "Hi" level on the level gauge. After ... areas where water freezes in winter, use an anti-freeze type windshield washer fluid. SUBARU Windshield Washer Fluid contains 58.5% methyl alcohol and 41.5% surfactant, by volume. ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 327
    Maintenance and service 11-31 centration to the outside temperature. If you fill the reservoir tank with a fluid ... method, replace the wiper blades using the following procedures. Be sure to use genuine SUBARU wiper blade rubbers as replacements. Adjust the washer fluid concentration appropriately ...
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    11-32 Maintenance and service 2. While pressing the wiper blade stopper, slide the ... could damage it. 1) Metal spines B00396 1) Metal support 1. Grasp the locked end of the blade rubber ... it firmly until the stoppers on the rubber are free of the metal support. 2. If the new blade rubber is not ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 329
    Maintenance and service 11-33 4. Be sure to position the claws at the end of the metal support between the stoppers on the rubber as shown. If the rubber is ... and slide the blade rubber assembly into the metal support until it locks. 3. Pull the wiper blade assembly toward you to ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 330
    11-34 Maintenance and service 1. Pull out the end of the blade rubber assembly to unlock it from the plastic support. 3. If the new blade rubber is not provided with two metal spines, remove the metal spines from the old blade rubber and install them in the new blade rubber. B00067...
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    Maintenance and service 11-35 Battery Before beginning work on or near any battery, be sure to extinguish all cigarettes, matches, .... Never expose a battery to an open flame or electric sparks. Batteries give off a gas which is highly flammable and explosive. For safety, in case an explosion does ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 332
    11-36 Maintenance and service Fuses Never replace a fuse with one having a higher rating or with material other than a fuse because serious damage or a fire could result. B00335 B00198 Open the lid that is located above the hood release knob and pull it toward you to remove it. The spare fuses ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 333
    ...6. If the same fuse blows again, this indicates that its system has a problem. Contact your SUBARU dealer for repairs. B00336 Main fuse box The main fuses are... If a main fuse blows after it is replaced, have the electrical system checked by your nearest SUBARU dealer.
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    11-38 Maintenance and service Installation of accessories Always consult your SUBARU dealer before installing fog lights or any other ... equipment in your vehicle. Such accessories may cause the electronic system to malfunction if they are incorrectly installed or if they ...
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    Maintenance and service 11-39 Replacing bulbs 1 2 3 4 5 6 9 10 11 8 7 15 14 13 12 B00339 - CONTINUED -
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    ... moistened with alcohol. NOTE If headlight aiming is required, consult your SUBARU dealer for proper adjustment of the headlight aim. It may be difficult to replace the bulbs. Have your SUBARU dealer replace the bulbs if necessary.
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    Maintenance and service 11-41 Low beam light bulbs 4. Replace the bulb, then set the retainer spring securely. 5....the bulb cover, by turning it counterclockwise. B00342 1. Remove the bulb socket from the headlight assembly by turning it counterclockwise. 1. Disconnect the electrical ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 338
    11-42 Maintenance and service new bulb. 3. Set the bulb socket into the headlight assembly and turn it clockwise until it locks... assembly by turning it counterclockwise. Front fog light It may be difficult to replace the bulbs. Have your SUBARU dealer replace the bulbs if necessary. B00348 2. ...
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    Maintenance and service 11-43 Backup light/Tail light 1 2. Turn the bulb socket ... socket and replace it with a new one. 4. Install the bulb socket by turning it clockwise. Install the light cover ... Rear turn signal light B00350 3. Remove the bulb holder from the rear combination light assembly by...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 340
    11-44 Maintenance and service License plate light 0 new bulb. 4. Reinstall the lens and cover. 5. Tighten the mounting screws. Dome light B00352 2. Pull the bulb out of the bulb socket and replace it with a new one. 3. Install the rear gate light assembly on the rear...
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    Maintenance and service 11-45 its ends are aligned vertically. Pull the bulb straight downward... bulb straight downward to remove it. 3. Install a new bulb. 4. Reinstall the lens. 1. Remove the lens by prying ... Door step light It may be difficult to replace the bulbs. Have your SUBARU dealer replace ...
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    11-46 Maintenance and service Cargo area light 700079 700078 1. Remove the cargo area light assembly by prying the edge of the light with a flathead screwdriver. 2. Remove the lens from the cargo area light assembly. 3. Pull the bulb out of the socket. Install a new bulb. 4. Reinstall the lens.
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    Specifications Specifications ...Dimensions ...Engine ...Electrical system ...Capacities ...Tires ...Wheel alignment ... 12-2 12-2 12-2 12-3 12-3 12-3 12-4 Fuses and circuits ...Fuse panel located in the passenger compartment ...Fuse panel located in the ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 344
    ... These specifications are subject to change without notice. Specifications Dimensions in (mm) Overall length Overall width Overall height Wheel base Tread Ground clearance Front Rear 189.8 (4,822) 73.9 (1,878) 66.4 (1,686) 108.2 (2,749) 62.2 (1,580) 62.1 ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 345
    ... (12V-52AH) 12V-110A ILFR6B (NGK) Capacities Fuel tank Engine oil Transmission fluid AT differential gear oil Rear differential ...liters, 6.5 Imp qt) Tires Tire size Wheel size Pressure Front Rear Rear at trailer towing Temporary spare tire Size Pressure P255/55R18 18 × 8JJ 33 psi (230 kPa, 2.3...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 346
    12-4 Specifications Wheel alignment Toe Camber Front Rear Front Rear 0 in (0 mm) 0.0787 in (2 mm) 0°00' -0°31'
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    ... Door locking Front wiper deicer relay Moonroof Combination meter Remote control rear view mirrors Seat heater relay Combination meter ... heater Front wiper deicer Power supply (Battery) Turn signal unit Automatic transmission unit SRS airbag system (Sub) Engine control unit Integrated unit Cargo ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 348
    ...coil Rear wiper Rear window washer Audio unit SRS airbag system (Main) Power window relay Rear blower fan Rear blower fan Fog light Illumination 33 Seat heaters Backup light Headlight right side relay 7.5A Vehicle dynamics control unit 7.5A Headlight left side relay Fuse panel 30 31 Fuse rating 30A ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 349
    ...15A 20A 7.5A Circuit Vehicle dynamics control unit Main fan Main fan Headlight (right side) Headlight (left side) Backup Horn Rear window defogger Fuel pump Automatic transmission control unit Engine control unit Turn and hazard warning flasher Parking switch ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 350
    12-8 Specifications Bulb chart Description Headlight Low beam High beam Fog light Front turn signal/Parking light Parking/Front side marker light Rear... gate light Wattage 12V-55W 12V-65W 12V-55W 12V-27/8W 12V-5W Bulb No. H7 H9 H3 - - 12V-21W 12V-21/5W 12V-3.8W 12V-16W 12V...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 351
    Specifications 12-9 Vehicle identification 1 2 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) Vehicle identification number Certification and bar code label Tire inflation pressure label Vehicle identification number plate Model number plate Emission control label Fuel label 6 5 4 3 7 C00110
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    Consumer information and Reporting safety defects Tire information ...13-2 Tire labeling ...13-2 Recommended tire ...load limit - how to determine ...13-8 Determining compatibility of tire and vehicle load capacities ...13-10 Adverse safety consequences of overloading on handling and stopping and on ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 354
    13-2 Consumer information and Reporting safety defects For U.S.A. The following information has been compiled according to Code of Federal Regulations "Title 49, Part 575". Consumer information and Reporting safety defects Tire information Tire labeling Many markings (e.g. ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 355
    Consumer information and Reporting safety defects 13-3 which specifies the maximum load ... is a brief review of the TIN with a breakdown of its individual elements. (1) Manufacturer’s Identification Mark (2) Tire Size... to which this tire may be inflated. For example, “300 kpa (44 PSI) MAX. PRESSମ.
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 356
    13-4 Consumer information and Reporting safety defects Maximum load rating applies ...rated load. Construction type Applicable construction of this tire. For example, "TUBELESS STEEL BELTED RADIAL"...plies (both sidewall and tread area) of this tire. For example, "PLIES: TREAD 2 STEEL + 2 POLYESTER...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 357
    Consumer information and Reporting safety defects 13-5 Recommended tire inflation pressure Recommended cold tire...your vehicle's tires is as follows, Tire size Wheel size Pressure Front Rear Rear at trailer towing Temporary spare tire Size Pressure P255/55R18 104H 18 × 8JJ 33 psi (230 kPa, 2.3 kgf...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 358
    ...tire inflation pressure on each tire at maximum loaded vehicle weight, seating capacity and ... are cold. Use a pressure gauge to adjust the tire pressures to the specific values. Driving even... are affected by the outside temperature. It is best to check tire pressure outdoors before driving the vehicle...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 359
    Consumer information and Reporting safety defects 13-7 asymmetrical tire that has a particular side ... considered in curb weight or accessory weight. Vehicle capacity weight The total weight of cargo, luggage ... tire at the time of rotation. After tire rotation, adjust the tire pressures and make sure ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 360
    13-8 Consumer information and Reporting safety defects Vehicle load limit - how to determine The load capacity of ... limit - (total weight of occupants + total weight of optional equipment + tongue load of a trailer (if applicable)) For towing capacity information and weight limits, refer to "...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 361
    Consumer information and Reporting safety defects 13-9 Example 1B 2. Calculate the available load ...) (550 kg) (Vehicle (Total weight) capacity weight) Vehicle capacity weight of the vehicle is 1,157 lbs (... the total weight. 3. The total weight now exceeds the capacity weight by 55 lbs (25 kg), so ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 362
    13-10 Consumer information and Reporting safety defects Available Load Capacity = - 1,069 ... kg) or more. Determining compatibility of tire and vehicle load capacities The sum of four tires'...each axle's maximum loaded capacity ("GAWR"). Original equipment tires are designed to fulfill those ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 363
    Consumer information and Reporting safety defects 13-11 maximum loaded capacity is referred to ... available cargo and luggage load capacity calculated in Step 4. 6. If your vehicle will be towing a trailer, load from your trailer will be transferred to your vehicle. Consult this manual to determine ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 364
    ...information indicates the relative performance of passenger car tires in the area of treadwear, traction, and temperature resistance. This is to aid the consumer in making an informed choice in the purchase of tires. Quality grades can be found where applicable on...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 365
    ... National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in addition to notifying Subaru of America, Inc. If NHTSA receives similar complaints, it may open an ..., NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer, or Subaru of America, Inc. To contact ...
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    ...AT OIL TEMP) ...3-13 Automatic/Emergency Locking Retractor (A/ELR) ...1-16 B Battery ...11-35 Jump starting ...9-11 Replacement (Remote keyless entry system) ...2-10 Brake Booster ...11-21 Fluid ...11-20 Pad and lining ...11-22 Pedal ...11-21 Brake pedal ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 369
    ... Key ...3-4 Seatbelt ...1-17 Cleaning Aluminum wheels ...10-3 Interior ...10-4 Ventilator grille ...4-10 Climate control system ...4-5 Clock ...3-21 Coat hook ...gear oil Front ...11-16 Rear ...11-17 Dimensions ...12-2 Disarming the system ...2-16 Disc brake pad wear warning ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 370
    ...care ...10-2 F Flat tires ...9-7 Floor mat ...6-11 Fluid level Automatic transmission ...11-... ...3-3 Light ...3-4 Illuminated entry ...2-9 Illumination brightness control ...3-27 Immobilizer system ...2-3 Indicator light .../Gear position ...3-20 Turn signal ...3-20 Inside mirror ...3-34 Interior light ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 371
    ...and jack handle ...9-19 Jump starting ...9-11 K Key Keyless entry system ...Number ...Reminder chime ...Keys ... 2-8 2-2 3-4 2-2 Manual mode ...7-11 Map light...Low fuel warning light ...3-8, 3-17 Low tire pressure warning light ...3-14 Lumbar support ...1-5 M Main fuse ...11-37 ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 372
    ... steering fluid ...11-19 Spark plugs ...11-14 Remote keyless entry system ...2-8 Replacement Brake pad and lining ...11-...-31 Replacing Air cleaner element ...11-13 Battery (Remote keyless entry system) ...2-10 Lost transmitters (keyless entry system) ...2-11 Replacing bulbs ...11-39 Cargo area light ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 373
    ... and wear ...11-25 Replacement ...11-28 Rotation ...11-28 Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) ...7-24 Tires ... ...11-23 Tires and wheels ...11-23 Top tether anchorages ...1-41 Towing ...9-15...23 Trailer Hitch ...8-15 Hitches ...8-21 Towing ...8-17 Towing tips ...8-23 Trip meter ...3-7 ...
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 374
    ...-8 Index V Valet mode ...2-17 Vanity mirror ...6-4 Vehicle Capacity weight ...8-12 Identification ...12-9 Vehicle Dynamics Control Operation ... open ...3-17 Low fuel ...3-8, 3-17 Low tire pressure ...3-14 Oil pressure ...3-13 Rear differential oil temperature ...3-14 Seatbelt ...3-10 SRS airbag system...
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    3 13 12 4 11 10 5 9 6 7 8 000134
  • 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca | Owner's Manual - Page 376
    ... Refer to "Fuel" section in this manual. Engine oil capacity: 5.8 US qt (5.5 liters, 4.8 Imp qt) Cold tire pressure: Tire size Wheel size Pressure Front Rear Rear at trailer towing Temporary spare tire Size Pressure P255/55R18 104H 18 × 8JJ 33 psi (230...



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