Subaru Legacy: Starting your vehicle - Remote engine start system (dealer option) - Starting and operating - Subaru Legacy Owners ManualSubaru Legacy: Starting your vehicle

NOTE

NOTE

All vehicle doors, the engine hood and trunk / rear gate must be closed prior to activating the remote engine start system. Any open entry point will prevent starting or cause the system to shut down.

The remote engine start function is activated by pressing the “button twice within 3 seconds on your remote engine start transmitter. Upon successful” button twice within 3 seconds on your remote engine start transmitter. Upon successful activation the remote start confirming transmitter button will flash once* and the vehicle will honk the horn and flash the side marker lights, tail lights and front position lights once. The system will check certain preconditions before starting, and if all safety parameters are correct, the engine will start within 5 seconds. Upon successful engine start, the remote start confirmation transmitter button will flash twice every 5 seconds* and the vehicle will honk the horn and flash the side marker lights, tail lights and the front position lights once, then the lights will illuminate and remain illuminated, indicating that the engine is running. While the vehicle is operating via the remote engine start function, the power window features will be disabled. Also, the system has a timer and will shut down after 15 minutes if you do not operate the vehicle. Press and hold the “button for 2 seconds to turn the engine off. The remote start confirmation transmitter” button for 2 seconds to turn the engine off. The remote start confirmation transmitter button will flash three times* indicating that the engine has shut down. If the starter cranks but does not start or starts and stalls, the remote engine start system will power off and then attempt to start the engine an additional three times unless the remote engine start system determines that a vehicle malfunction is preventing the system from starting. If the engine does not start after additional attempts, the remote engine start system will abort and return to a non-activate state.

*: Provided that the remote engine start transmitter is within the operating range of the system.

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