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My Solterra came with a "Get Started" manual on the bottom shelve of the divider (I am calling it the glove shelf) in a black folder. The salesman and I used that manual to review features. However, when I got home and opened the middle armrest chamber, I happened to lift out the black plastic insert and to my surprise I found three more (different) manuals there including a multimedia manual. I could have gone a very long time (perhaps never) before looking there. Just a heads-up.
 

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My Solterra came with a "Get Started" manual on the bottom shelve of the divider (I am calling it the glove shelf) in a black folder. The salesman and I used that manual to review features. However, when I got home and opened the middle armrest chamber, I happened to lift out the black plastic insert and to my surprise I found three more (different) manuals there including a multimedia manual. I could have gone a very long time (perhaps never) before looking there. Just a heads-up.
A "hidden compartment"? Can you send pics?
 

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I am having no luck getting the Owners Manual to download through this link.
Worked for me yesterday and worked again right now. Are you seeing the form to enter either your VIN or Year/Model/Trim? After entering either of those, I see all the manuals and can right-click and Save As. At what point are you having the issue? It's working for me with Chrome and Edge.
 

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Worked for me yesterday and worked again right now. Are you seeing the form to enter either your VIN or Year/Model/Trim? After entering either of those, I see all the manuals and can right-click and Save As. At what point are you having the issue? It's working for me with Chrome and Edge.
I am entering Year/Model/Trim (do not yet have a VIN). I see all the manuals. Getting Started and Connect manuals download just fine. Owners Manual will not download a readable file on my Mac. Tried both Firefox and Safari. These PITFA browser wars have to go. Thanks for trying to help.
 

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Worked for me yesterday and worked again right now. Are you seeing the form to enter either your VIN or Year/Model/Trim? After entering either of those, I see all the manuals and can right-click and Save As. At what point are you having the issue? It's working for me with Chrome and Edge.
Is the Owners Manua any different from the one avalable last April? I have that.
 

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It was updated after the recall, but as far as I know, only to talk about the wheels. The one on this site is the updated version.
Also, the page numbers are different. If someone refers you to page xxx of the manual, they're most likely referring to the October 2022 revision.

I've had no problem downloading any of the manuals to my iMac or MacBook, using Chrome. Or phone, for that matter. I've saved my copies to my Google Drive so I can access them from anywhere.
 

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Also, the page numbers are different. If someone refers you to page xxx of the manual, they're most likely referring to the October 2022 revision.

I've had no problem downloading any of the manuals to my iMac or MacBook, using Chrome. Or phone, for that matter. I've saved my copies to my Google Drive so I can access them from anywhere.
This morning the download worked fine with Firefox to my iMac. Much prefer not to use Chrome.
 

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This morning the download worked fine with Firefox to my iMac. Much prefer not to use Chrome.
Glad it worked for you today.

The only thing I use Safari for is to access my gas utility's account website. For some reason, I cannot log in when using Chrome (and my attempts to contact them about it have been fruitless - gotta love "tech support" LOL).
 

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My Solterra came with a "Get Started" manual on the bottom shelve of the divider (I am calling it the glove shelf) in a black folder. The salesman and I used that manual to review features. However, when I got home and opened the middle armrest chamber, I happened to lift out the black plastic insert and to my surprise I found three more (different) manuals there including a multimedia manual. I could have gone a very long time (perhaps never) before looking there. Just a heads-up.
I've been griping about the lack of an owner's manual for the last week. The dealer said they no longer provide it and to just use the one online. I looked up dealing with a flat tire and it took 10 pages. No way I would have gotten that right without reading the directions from a book. Thank you so much for your post.
 

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I've been griping about the lack of an owner's manual for the last week. The dealer said they no longer provide it and to just use the one online. I looked up dealing with a flat tire and it took 10 pages. No way I would have gotten that right without reading the directions from a book. Thank you so much for your post.
You mean you bought a Solterra and it came without an owners manual???!!
 

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I've been playing around with the regenerative breaking. You can control the level of breaking using the paddles on the steering column or you can activate SPedal. With the breaking set to 4 with the paddle, the breaking is very similar to what you get with SPedal. But there is one huge difference. Letting up on the accelerator with SPedal active causes the break lights to light up. Letting up on the accelerator with SPedal turned off does not cause the break lights to light. So you end up stopping as if breaking, but no break lights warn the driver behind you. I think Subaru needs to fix this. In the mean time I recommend using SPedal if you want regenerative breaking.
 

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When backing out of the garage, the safety features of the car slams on the breaks because I only have about 3 inches of clearance for the side view mirrors. I can then continue backing out. If I start backing up real slow, it still breaks, but it isn't as much of a shock. The only option I saw to avoid this breaking is to completely turn off the safety feature. I'd like to make it a little less sensitive. Note these are minor gripes. I really like the car. Next week I will get my 40A charging station installed and it won't take so long to charge it up.
 

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I've been playing around with the regenerative breaking. You can control the level of breaking using the paddles on the steering column or you can activate SPedal. With the breaking set to 4 with the paddle, the breaking is very similar to what you get with SPedal. But there is one huge difference. Letting up on the accelerator with SPedal active causes the break lights to light up. Letting up on the accelerator with SPedal turned off does not cause the break lights to light. So you end up stopping as if breaking, but no break lights warn the driver behind you. I think Subaru needs to fix this. In the mean time I recommend using SPedal if you want regenerative breaking.
Thank you for this post!! I had been wanting to ask if brake lights come on with regen. I thought it was so logical that they did I hesitated to ask. Wo now I will ask the other question I have. Do the paddle settings increase S-pedal braking amount? Or is S-pedal completely separate?
 

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I've been playing around with the regenerative breaking. You can control the level of breaking using the paddles on the steering column or you can activate SPedal. With the breaking set to 4 with the paddle, the breaking is very similar to what you get with SPedal. But there is one huge difference. Letting up on the accelerator with SPedal active causes the break lights to light up. Letting up on the accelerator with SPedal turned off does not cause the break lights to light. So you end up stopping as if breaking, but no break lights warn the driver behind you. I think Subaru needs to fix this. In the mean time I recommend using SPedal if you want regenerative breaking.
Are you 100% positive that without S-Pedal, even with regen set to max, that the brake lights don't come on? The manual says "When the regenerative braking force exceeds a certain level, the stop lights turns on.", but it's not clear whether it's distinguishing between the 1-4 levels of regen or S-Pedal.

I believe some cars control the brake lights depending on the deceleration rate. For example, turning them on at -0.3Gs. Maybe it's not possible to achieve that level of deceleration without S-Pedal.
 
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