I have a 2008 subaru outback turbo. I recently started my car and the check engine light along with the vehicle dynamics indicator light came on, the cruise indicator light started flashing, and the

Asked by Mar 26, 2016 at 04:12 PM about the 2008 Subaru Outback 2.5 XT Limited

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2008 subaru outback turbo.  I recently started my car and the check
engine light along with the vehicle dynamics indicator light came on, the cruise
indicator light started flashing, and the #S indicator on the dash started
blinking as well.  Any idea as to what this means for my car?

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Simply that an "emissions-related event" has occurred. Because you will probably get MANY of these in the future it's prudent to just spend $40 on a small scanner and read the OBD2 code yourself each time. I must warn you that the 2005+ Subie 2.5t iterations were among their least durable ever. So good luck....

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