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floor jacking points for Forester

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I would like to see a diagram of the lifting points. This thread Jacking Question...Rotation of Tires has a diagram but that does not pertain to the new model, which has a much larger plastic underbody.

I'm not confused about where to use the scissors jack: at the pinch-weld flange under the door sills. That information is in my 2015 Owners Manual. I want to know where a tire shop should lift, say, when rotating all four tires.

Is there an official Subaru diagram showing the lift points?
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Here is everything the FSM has on jacking, including photos.

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Thanks, you have provided the official directions on jacking, just what we needed to see.
I have been studying these diagrams. It seems that the approved method of using a lift (to raise all four wheels simultaneously) is by using the same four points which would be used by the pantograph (scissors) jack.

I'd like to know if anybody with a 2014+ has seen how they do it at a Subaru dealership. And what about a tire shop, like Discount Tire -- are they equipped to lift the vehicle in the approved manner?
I just wanted to know how to put the front end on jack stands, thanks!
First post: Thank you for uploading the images. Exactly what I needed to find ... info on central jacking points as opposed to "change a tire scissor-jack placement".
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