What does the VDC warning light on a Subaru Outback mean?

What does the VDC warning light on a Subaru Outback mean?

The flashing of the VDC warning light is an indication that the system is attempting to stabilize the vehicle. This may include skid suppression or traction control. Name: Subaru Outback security indicator warning light.

What does the Mil light on a Subaru Outback mean?

Description: The check engine warning light / malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) may either come on constantly or flash. ▷ Constantly: This indicates an emissions control malfunction. You can continue driving, but may notice poor fuel economy and engine performance. Have vehicle checked as soon as possible.

Why does my Subaru Outback have a flashing light?

When this light turns on, Subaru has programmed the ECU to also disable the other systems that you mentioned as Subaru considers this to be severe enough that it needs to be returned to a service centre for repair. Disabling the cruise control is part of the programming.

What do you do when the warning light goes off on a Subaru?

If driving, stop as soon as safely possible and leave the engine to idle until the warning light goes off. Once the warning light has gone off, the transmission fluid is cool enoigh for you to continue your journey. If the AT OIL TEMP is flashing, it indicates that there’s a fault with the transmission control system.

How often do the lights go off on a Subaru Outback?

I have a 2010 Outback with exactly the same issues. Lights used to flash for 24 hours and go off. Now it’s 48 hours on but happening every two days. I will tell my mechanic to reset the obi 4 digit codes as you have suggested. Interesting that so many other owners are having the same issue.

What kind of oil is in a 2015 Outback?

This dirty oil was in a 2015 Outback 3.6R with 15,000 miles on it that had the oil changed at 7,500 miles and was ready to have it changed again.

When does eyesight shut down and all warning lights on Dash?

Only when the CE light itself is flashing is there an immediate engine problem. Disabling Eyesight in particular is just an automatic protocol whenever there is an error code in the CE logic. My car goes through a very definite sequence of what possible warnings first appear and then disappear over a day or two.

How to check the oil level in a Subaru Outback?

1. Pull off the road when safe to do so and stop ideally on a level surface. 2. Wait a few minutes for the oil to drain into the oil pan. 3. Open the hood and remove the dipstick (1). Wipe the end of the dipstick clean with a cloth and replace it. 4. Remove the dipstick again and check that the oil level is between the MIN and MAX marker. 5.

What’s the problem with my 2014 Subaru Outback?

Had the same problem with my 2014 Subaru 3.6R Limited. Brake light flashing, cruise control flashing and check engine light on. Checked gas cap and cleaned battery terminals did not solve the problem. Refused to go to my Subaru dealer, to be ripped off a third time I went to my local neighborhood mechanic. Problem solved!