Canceling the function for meter needle/gauge movement and combination meter sequential illumination upon turning on the ignition switch

Subaru Tribeca / Subaru Tribeca 2006-2019 Owners Manual / Instruments and controls / Meters and gauges / Canceling the function for meter needle/gauge movement and combination meter sequential illumination upon turning on the ignition switch

It is possible to activate or deactivate the


It is possible to activate or deactivate the movement of the meter needles and gauges and sequential illumination of the combination meter that takes place when the ignition switch is turned to the “ON” position.

Turn the ignition switch to the “Acc” position. With the A trip meter indication selected, briefly press the trip knob twice.

You can now establish the activated/ deactivated setting for movement of the meter needles and gauges when the ignition switch is turned to the “ON” position. To change the current setting, press the trip knob for at least 2 seconds.

: Deactivated: Activated
With the function deactivated, the combination: Deactivated


With the function deactivated, the combination meter illuminates as follows.

1. Warning lights, indicator lights, meter rims, meter needles, odometer, trip meter, and gauge back lights illuminate.

2. Meter and gauge dials illuminate.

3. Regular illumination (for driving) begins.

Briefly press the trip knob again. You can


Briefly press the trip knob again. You can now establish the activated/deactivated setting for sequential illumination of the combination meter when the ignition switch is turned to the “ON” position. To change the current setting, press the trip knob for at least 2 seconds.

: Deactivated: Activated
Briefly press the knob to return to the A trip: Deactivated


Briefly press the knob to return to the A trip meter indication.

If you turn the ignition switch to the “LOCK” position, turn the ignition switch to the “ON” position, or open and close the driver’s door during the setting procedure, the new setting will be canceled.

Also, if you do not press the trip knob for a period of 10 seconds, the new setting will be canceled.

NOTE

It is not possible to cancel sequential illumination of the combination meter while sequential illumination is actually taking place. Cancel sequential illumination when regular illumination (for driving) has begun.

When you open the driver’s door with the ignition switch in the “LOCK” position, the meters’ needles and rims are lit. The illumination stops working when you shut the driver’s door or automatically after 30 seconds.