Locking and unlocking from the inside
Keep all doors locked when you drive, especially when small children are in your vehicle.
Along with the proper use of seatbelts and child restraints, locking the doors reduces the chance of being thrown out of the vehicle in an accident.
It also helps prevent passengers from falling out by preventing a door from being accidentally opened, and intruders from unexpectedly opening doors and entering your vehicle.
To lock the door from the inside, rotate the lock lever rearward. To unlock the door from the inside, rotate the lock lever forward.
The red mark on the lock lever appears when the door is unlocked. Pull the inside door handle to open an unlocked door.
Always make sure that all doors and the rear gate (Outback) are closed before starting to drive.
1. Stop your vehicle in a flat and safe place and apply the parking brake. 2. Turn off the engine. 3. Restart the engine. 4. Confirm the following items. • The ABS warning light turns off. • Th ...
Reclining the seatback
Reclining the seatback Pull the reclining lever up and adjust the seatback to the desired position.