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  1. Lighting and Electrical
    Took my Subaru Forester (2011) to my local mechanic as the new battery they put in had died on me. The old one had died previously due to age (but also this issue potentially). Alternator, battery, and other things checked out so they started pulling fuses and checking where the parasitic drain...
  2. Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty
    2015 Forester. Electronic FOB doesn't work. Mechanical key doesn't work. I tried using all three keys (2 FOBs, and 1 valet key), with no success. Is there a way to pop the hood from the outside? If so, are there instructions that are specific for a Subaru? This way I can re-charge the...
  3. Lighting and Electrical
    I bought my 2017 Forester Limited in August 2016 and have recently been experiencing battery issues (apparently not so unusual according to multiple threads.) This past winter, the battery went dead several times, which I attributed to cold weather and not driving it long enough distances. I...
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