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Subaru Crosstrek Owners Manual: Washing

CAUTION

NOTE

When having your vehicle washed in an automatic car wash, make sure beforehand that the car wash is of suitable type.

suitable type.

The best way to preserve your vehicle's beauty is frequent washing. Wash the vehicle at least once a month to avoid contamination by road grime.

Wash dirt off with a wet sponge and plenty of lukewarm or cold water. Do not wash the vehicle with hot water and in direct sunlight.

Salt, chemicals, insects, tar, soot, tree sap, and bird droppings should be washed off by using a light detergent, as required.

If you use a light detergent, make certain that it is a neutral detergent. Do not use strong soap or chemical detergents. All cleaning agents should be promptly flushed from the surface and not allowed to dry there. Rinse the vehicle thoroughly with plenty of lukewarm water. Wipe the remaining water off with a chamois or soft cloth. Wear rubber gloves and use a hand brush when washing down underbody, inner fenders and suspension to effectively remove mud and dirt off.

Exterior care
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Washing the underbody
Chemicals, salts and gravel used for deicing road surfaces are extremely corrosive, accelerating the corrosion of underbody components, such as the exhaust system, fuel and brake lines, brake cab ...

Other materials:

Installation
EXHAUST(H4DO) > Center Exhaust PipeINSTALLATION1. Install the center exhaust pipe upper cover to the center exhaust pipe.Tightening torque:13 N·m (1.3 kgf-m, 9.6 ft-lb)2. Temporarily tighten the nuts which secure the center exhaust pipe to the front exhaust pipe.NOTE:Use a new gasket.3. In ...

Inspection
MECHANICAL(H4DO) > Cylinder BlockINSPECTION1. CYLINDER BLOCK & PISTON1. Visually inspect to make sure that there are no cracks, scratches or other damage.2. Use liquid penetrant tester on the important sections to check for fissures.3. Check that there are no traces of gas leaking or water le ...

Dtc c0057 ecm communication circuit
VEHICLE DYNAMICS CONTROL (VDC) (DIAGNOSTICS) > Diagnostic Procedure with Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC)DTC C0057 ECM COMMUNICATION CIRCUITDTC detecting condition:No CAN signal from ECM.Trouble symptom:• VDC does not operate.• EyeSight does not operate.STEPCHECKYESNO1.CHECK LAN SYSTEM.P ...

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