Having problems with your Subaru Outback ?

Recently, my wife's 1998 Subaru Outback has had electrical issues. We went to leave one morning and the battery was dead. I checked all the light switches and they were all in the off positions. I hooked up the battery charger and started the vehicle. Once power was returned and the car was running fine, I could hear a relay clicking under the front driver side dash and all the exterior lights (minus the headlights and back-up lights) were blinking in time to the relay. The other issue is that i

Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 11-12-2017

Answers :

I had the same problem on our 1999 Forester after replacing the battery. Here was the solution I was given by Subaru Santa Cruz.\015\012
\015\0121) the key to the ON position where all the dash lights up.\015\0122) disconnect the NEGATIVE battery terminal.\015\0123) wait 15 seconds then reconnect the the battery.\015\0124) start the engine from the ON position.\015\012
\015\012If this doesn't work, the car must be taken in for repair.
The first thing you need to do is figure out if the car has a factory or aftermarket security system them replace the clicking relay accordingly
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