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It could be that the return port in your brake master cylinder is blocked and it takes a while after you stop to bleed back. Col

2000 Subaru... | Answered on Feb 26, 2019


under and left of steering column. its a module for turn/hazzard

1998 Subaru... | Answered on Feb 26, 2019


where the brake pedal is. above it

2002 Subaru... | Answered on Feb 16, 2019


Could be loose or bad connection at the battery, starter, ground wire to frame or motor. May be ignition switch do you show a check engine light. If you are totally loosing power it may be clearing the code.
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2001 Subaru... | Answered on Jan 31, 2019


It sounds like you over heated the engine and have damaged the head gasket. do not drive and have you car looked at more in detail to confirm the head gasket is indeed the problem

Subaru Forester... | Answered on Dec 24, 2018


it has trouble, you will need to get it scanned for the engine light. Never wash an engine.

Subaru Forester... | Answered on Nov 09, 2018


15 or 20amp from my search. Look in the lid of the fuse box, it should say.

Or you could look in the owners handbook. Page 353 say it is 20amp :>)

Fuse 13

13 - 20A . Accessory power outlet
(center console

Download 2009 Subaru Forester Owner Manual PDF 384 Pages

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Subaru Forester... | Answered on Oct 23, 2018


I have had the parking lights on my 1998 forester stay on w/ no way to turn off. Used the remote door lock to lock and unlock car and the lights went off?????????? This has happened twice with the same solution

Subaru Forester... | Answered on Sep 30, 2018


I have a few trouble shooting tips for the problem with your Subaru Forester key fob.

1) Make sure you have the correct key fob part number. There are a couple different part numbers that are almost exactly the same.

2) Wipe the board
The board inside your remote can get a lot more filthy than you think! When the board is dirty it can prohibit the contact to the circuit board when you push down on the button. Simply wiping the circuit board off can make your key fob like new again!
3) The old car battery reset trick
I know this sounds absurd, but it works sometimes and is worth trying. If you exhausted all of the options above, disconnect bot terminals on your car battery for 10 minutes. Then reconnect them and try your key fob. This has worked for many people and I have no idea why. If you do, please comment below to explain.

4) Not sure where you bought the new key fob from, but some of the suppliers on eBay can be knock off quality. Try sending the one you purchased back and order one from here:
https://www.keylessentryremotefob.com/Subaru-Forester-Remotes-and-Keys-s/5381.htm

Subaru Forester... | Answered on Jul 23, 2018

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