2001 Subaru Outback Limited Wagon User Manual

2001 Subaru Outback Limited Wagon Owner Manual Excerpts

Rear gate (Station wagon)
To prevent dangerous exhaust gas from entering the vehicle, always keep the rear gate closed while driving.
To unlock the rear gate, insert the key in the keyhole and turn it clockwise.
To lock the rear gate, insert the key in the keyhole and turn it counterclockwise. If your vehicle is equipped with power door locking switches, the rear gate can also be locked and unlocked through use of the power door locking switches. Refer to “Power door locking switches” section in this chapter.
To open the rear gate, first unlock the rear gate lock then pull the outside handle up. To close the rear gate, lower it slowly and push down firmly until the latch engages