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Subaru Legacy Owners Manual: Starting engine

WARNING
  •  There are some general precautions when starting the engine.

    Carefully read the precautions described in "General precautions when starting/stopping engine" .

  •  If the indicator on the pushbutton ignition switch flashes in green after the engine has started, never drive the vehicle.

    The steering is still locked, and it may result in an accident.

 

CAUTION
  •  When the operation indicator on the push-button ignition switch is flashing in orange, there may be a malfunction with the vehicle.

    Contact a SUBARU dealer immediately.

  •  If the indicator on the pushbutton ignition switch is flashing in green after the engine has started, it means that the steering is still locked. While moving the steering wheel right and left, depress the brake pedal, and press the push-button ignition switch.
  •  Do not continue pressing the push-button ignition switch for more than 10 seconds. Doing so could cause a malfunction. If the engine does not start, stop pressing the push-button ignition switch. Instead, press the pushbutton ignition switch without depressing the brake pedal to switch the power status to "OFF". Wait 10 seconds, and then press the push-button ignition switch to start the engine.

NOTE

  •  When pressing the push-button ignition switch while depressing the brake pedal:
  •  The engine starter operates for a maximum of 10 seconds and after starting the engine, the starter stops automatically.
  •  The engine can be started regardless of the power status.
  •  If the engine does not start, check the security indicator light. Then press the push-button ignition switch without depressing the brake pedal to switch the power to "OFF".
  •  If the light had illuminated, try to start the engine again.
  •  If the light had been off, press the push-button ignition switch while depressing the brake pedal more forcefully.
  •  The engine start procedures may not function depending on the radio wave conditions around the vehicle. In such a case, refer to "Starting engine" .
  •  If the vehicle battery is discharged, the steering cannot be unlocked.

    Charge the battery.

Starting engine

1) Operation indicator
2) Push-button ignition switch

When the push-button ignition switch is pressed while depressing the brake pedal, the engine will start. The starting procedure for the engine is as follows.

  1.  Carry the access key, and sit in the driver's seat.
  2.  Apply the parking brake.
  3.  Shift the select lever into the "P" position. The engine can also start when the select lever is in the "N" position, however, for safety reasons, start in the "P" position.
  4.  Depress the brake pedal until the operation indicator on the push-button ignition switch turns green. When starting with the select lever in the "N" position, the indicator does not turn green.
  5.  While depressing the brake pedal, press the push-button ignition switch.

NOTE

  •  While pressing the select lever button in, the indicator on the push-button ignition switch will not turn green even when the select lever is in the "P" position.
  •  In case the engine does not start by the normal engine start procedure, move the select lever to the "P" position, and switch the power to "ACC".

    Depress the brake pedal, and press the push-button ignition switch for at least 15 seconds. The engine may start. Only use this engine start procedure in case of emergency.

  •  When the engine is not started, the brake pedal may feel stiff. In such a case, depress the brake pedal more forcefully than usual. Check that the operation indicator on the push-button ignition switch turns green, and press the push-button ignition switch to start the engine.
Starting and stopping engine (models with push-button start system)
Safety precautions Refer to "Safety precautions" Operating range for push-button start system Refer to "Operating range for push-button start system" . ...

Stopping engine
Stop the vehicle completely.  Move the select lever to the "P" position.  Press the push-button ignition switch. The engine will stop, and the power will be switched off ...

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Installation
1. Install the starter to the transmission.NOTE:Tighten the starter and bracket (a) together using the upper bolt securing the starter.Tightening torque:50 N·m (5.1 kgf-m, 36.9 ft-lb)2. Connect the connector (A) to the starter, and install the terminal (B).Tightening torque:10 N·m (1.0 ...

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