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Subaru Legacy Owners Manual: To activate/deactivate the X-mode

X-mode switch
X-mode switch

X-mode indicator
X-mode indicator

To activate: Press the X-mode switch. While the Xmode is activated, the X-mode indicator appears.

To deactivate: Press the X-mode switch again. The Xmode indicator will disappear when the Xmode is deactivated.


  •  Even if you try to activate the Xmode by pressing the X-mode switch when the vehicle speed is 12 mph (20 km/h) or more, the X-mode will not be activated. At this time, a buzzer will sound twice.
  •  If the vehicle speed reaches 25 mph (40 km/h) or more while the X-mode is activated, a buzzer will sound once and the X-mode will be deactivated.
  •  While the engine is running, if any of the following conditions is met, the Xmode will be deactivated. In this case, it is not possible to activate the X-mode.
  •  The CHECK ENGINE warning light/malfunction indicator light illuminates.
  •  The AT OIL TEMP warning light flashes.
  •  The ABS warning light illuminates.
  •  The Vehicle Dynamics Control warning light illuminates.
  • If the engine could overheat because of a temperature increase of the engine coolant, it may not be possible to activate the X-mode. Even while the X-mode is activated, the X-mode will be deactivated when the engine coolant temperature increases.
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