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  1. Lighting and Electrical
    Hello, For context I have a 2021 forester limited and realized that I don’t know how to get into the car if the car battery is dead. I understand that the fob has an “emergency key” but there are no exterior keyholes that I can use it on. The only thing that I’ve found that this key works with...
  2. Lighting and Electrical
    I own a 2019 Forester Touring. I have experienced a drained battery 4 times, requiring me tonow carry a Lithium jump battery as backup. The first 3 times, the rear tail gate was found in the open position when I arrived at the vehicle in the morning, and the battery was dead (explained...
  3. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    The battery on our forester is very dead. I tried unlocking the door with the key inside the fob (turning clockwise) and nothing happened. Does the car require at least a little bit of battery to open the door or am I just not turning the key far enough (it turns from about the 12 o'clock to...
  4. Lighting and Electrical
    Have had my 2020 Subaru Touring for a little over year now (purchased Halloween 2019) and had my first issue with it today. So I went to start my car about two hours ago, it didn't start, and there were flashing icons all over the dashboard, the interior lights were flickering, and plenty of...
  5. 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...
  6. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    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...
  7. 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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