Locating ADAS Information: Subaru

As a collision repair technician, there is one part of a service manual that houses all of the information you would ever need…right? This is not the case with modern vehicles. You may be required to look in numerous manuals to find the information required to safely repair the vehicle.

The Repairability Technical Support (RTS) portal has videos posted to show you how to navigate specific OEM body repair manuals (BRMs), but this sometimes just gets you in the door. If you are looking for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) information in the BRM, you may not find any information at all. ADAS information is not normally located in the body repair manual. You may have to go into the service manual to find ADAS or a separate manual altogether. Luckily, the RTS team has already navigated most of the OEM repair manuals and we’ve found the ADAS information. Let’s see where to find ADAS information from Subaru.

Log into techinfo.subaru.com and chose the vehicle from the Service Diagnostics dropdown at the top of the page.

Once the service diagnostics manual is open, click on Body & Electrical/Wiring System at the top of the page. ADAS information is found in the following categories:

  • Lighting System: This is where information on adaptive lighting is found.
  • EyeSight: This is where information on EyeSight is found.
  • Blind Spot Detection/Rear Cross Traffic Alert: This is where information on blind spot detection and rear cross traffic is found.
  • Entertainment & Monitoring: This is where information on rear view can be found.
  • Reverse Automatic Braking: This is where information on park assist is found.

This is also where most ADAS component R&I procedures and calibration procedures are found.

Some calibration events are found in these categories. You may also have to look in the R&I procedure for the body part that the ADAS component is attached to.

For additional Subaru information, check out the Subaru OEM Information page.

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