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  1. Interior and Electronics
    I can’t seem to find the right remote to program to my car. When I program one I got off eBay to my car nothing happens when I press any button of the remote. I follow the instructions in the manual, basically put the car in pairing mode and enter in the remote pin using the lock and unlock...
  2. Interior and Electronics
    So, This started a few months ago. This happens every time without failure. After I put my car into park, turn off the engine, remove the key, then open the rear gate to retrieve something, then close the rear gate, my fey fob doesn't respond to any of the buttons. I click the lock button and...
  3. Interior and Electronics
    First time posting on a forum here. Hope I'm doing this correctly. A few weeks ago I disconnected my battery for about 6 hours while changing my spark plugs. I was taking my sweet time and was doing other things throughout the process. Anyway, after I reconnected the battery I reset the...
  4. Interior and Electronics
    Hi all, my wife drives our ‘14 Forester. I lost my entire keychain including our second key with fob on my birthday last spring. 🤦🏻 Now every time I drive her car, my punishment is setting off the alarm until I start it. It’s time to replace the key & fob. I just got a quote for $225 from...
  5. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    Hi, not sure where to post this, but yesterday I’ve had a problem with my Subaru. I thought I had parked the car uphill outside the garage and left my car to grab some stuff while the car was still on with the keys in, didn’t realize I left the car on Drive. I changed my mind and decided to...
  6. Interior and Electronics
    Ok, so when I bought this car it came with a "Karr" Security System box that was unplugged. I've taken the keyless entry unit out of another 99 as well as an unpaired key fob & the harnesses. Mounted up the keyless entry module and figured out where the harness goes (there was a connection with...
  7. Interior and Electronics
    I've read through some other threads about key fobs not functioning but none of them seem to align with what I am experiencing Here's the background: I go to unlock the car with the key fob one morning and it works like normal. When I go to start the vehicle it cranks for a second and then it...
  8. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    Hello, my daughter was gifted a 2003 Subaru Forrester. 2.5 XS. We’ve done some work to the whole braking system, tires, etc and muffler... Anyway, it has a single key but I don’t know if whether or not this car originally had a electronic key fob and if I order one that comes with programming...
  9. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    Hello, Just joined hoping someone could please help me troubleshoot my car starting issues. This morning opened the garage and tried to get into my 2018 Subaru Forester only to find my key fob would not unlock the car after pressing the left unlock button multiple times. The last time I drove...
  10. Interior and Electronics
    Hello Everybody, First time posting on here. Recently my 2011 Subaru Forester key fob stopped working unless a 15A Fuse was removed from the engine compartment. If I try to lock my doors from the inside they unlock themselves as a "fail-safe"mechanism of some sort. I have tried resetting the...
  11. 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...
  12. Interior and Electronics
    I have a 1999 S, and it came from the factory with a disabler and keyfob. The key fob has been lost for several years, and I've never been able to track down a new one. Does anyone know a way for me to source and program a new keyfob?
  13. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    Hey guys! I have a 2006 Subaru Forester which was down for a about a year. I recently got it back up and the remote isn’t unlocking or locking the vehicle. I changed the battery of the remote and still nothing. Any advice?
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