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On Dodge Neon you turn the ignition key 3 times (without going as far as turning the engine on). Maybe samne on many if not all cars? Then the codes will blink and you'll need the ODB2 code listing. Other option is to connect an ODB2 reader on the car's connector and read the codes directly.

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Q: How do you read the check engine light on a Subaru Forester?
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How do you reset the check engine light on a 2000 Subaru Forester?

With the proper scan tool.

Will check engine light come on with a bad knock sensor on a 1998 Subaru Forester?

Not necessarily.

Why is Subaru forester hold light flashing?

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My Subaru Forester 2002 does not start properly in the mornings since the check engine light came on What do you do?

Have vehicle scanned to determine the problem

Why Subaru 2003 Forester Check Engine Light stays on?

You have a problem with the engine controls, have the codes read at the dealer or an auto parts store and make the necessary repairs and the light will go out, or it can be reset by the tech.

When accelerating 2005 Subaru Forester Check Engine Light came on then went off?

you need a scanner to scan your cars computer to see what is causing it to happen

Replaced battery on 99 Subaru Forester now check engine light comes on and won't go off?

Replacing the battery was not likely the cause of your check engine light. Most auto parts stores have a code reader will read the code for you at no charge and reset the light.

What does it mean when the check engine light in a subaru wrx remains steadily on?

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How do adjust my dash board light in your Subaru forester?

On my Subaru Forester the instrument panel lamps are dimmed by turning a ring on the turn signal stalk.

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Why is your 2004 Subaru Forester Cruise Indicator Light Flashing?

1. You have a problem with the cruise control. or 2. If your check engine light is also on, get the code read, cancel the light and the cruise indicator light will probably quit flashing and the cruise will start working again.

2005 Subaru Forester CRUISE flashing CHECK ENGINE steady on- Dubai version in UK now near-freezing temperatures - Running OK- Can it be due to coolant or some of oils never had such things in Dubai?

yes it can be that the oil is frezzing Alternatively, and according to a dealer, when the check engine light comes on it also inactivates the cruise control, resulting in what you are experiencing with both the check engine light being on and the cruise light flashing.

Your Subaru impreza wrx 1995 engine light came on after you washed the engine why?

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Where is the Subaru Forester dashboard light dimmer?

On my 2000 Forester, the dashboard illumination dimmer control is on the turn signal stalk. --Ken

How do you change the transmission light in a Subaru Forester?

The transmission doesn't have a light. It functions just fine in the dark.

What would be the problem if an 05 Subaru Forester has a check engine light that stays on along with a flashing cruise light but no performance problems and no codes come up on a code reader?

There is only one way to diagnose a check engine light and that is with a code scanner. Many auto parts stores will perform this service for free, and Wal-Mart sells a code scanner for less than $100. --Ken

How do you change brake light bulb on 2003 Subaru Forester?

Not to be unkind - but READ THE MANUAL.

How do you reset subaru check engine light?

Most auto parts stores have a check engine light reader that you can borrow for free to read the code and also to reset the check engine light. If they are not busy, they may even do it for you for free. Support your local parts store! Worst case: Take it to your dealer or buy a check engine light reader that can also reset it.

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How do you disable the check engine light on a Subaru Forester?

I too know the frustration of Subaru check engine lights. The quick way is either black tape over the light on the dash or remove the bulb. Keep in mind that although you may know the code and the problem (both of mine routinely issue P0420 for a catalytic converter even though I've replaced same more than once) there may be additional problems crop up and you will get no additional warning. --Ken

2001 Subaru Forester and the check engine light came on what you need to know is this something that should have been replaced when you had the head gasket repaired?

You can't exactly pinpoint what caused the check engine light to come on without retrieving the trouble codes. Take your vehicle to AutoZone or similar auto parts store that offers free diagnostic scans and have the trouble codes retrieved and explained. But first... check your gas cap. A loose gas cap can cause the Check Engine light to turn on. Really.

Why is the fog light not working on 2002 Subaru Forester?

Replace the bulb, had to change one myselfe.

What does Check engine light mean for a Subaru 1996?

If you take your subaru to Parts plus or an automotive store you can usually have them hook up their computer to the side panel, in the dash board of your car and it will give them a code. The code will tell you exactly why the check engine light is on.

The check engine light came on on your 2002 Subaru Forester Both the oil and the coolant are OK What else should you check?

The check engine light does not give information about fluid levels. What it does indicate is a failure in the car's emission controls. Could be anything from a bad oxygen sensor to a loose spark plug wire. Many auto parts stores, like Auto Zone, have a scan tool and will read the codes for you at no charge. You may or may not be able to take that information and repair the vehicle yourself. From my personal experience, I just replaced the head gasket on my '00 forester. My check engine light kept coming on with a variety of codes all indirectly caused by having coolant in the combustion chamber. It is not likely that yours has such a serious problem but the check engine light is certainly a help in diagnosing problems. --Ken

How do you reset check engine light on subaru?

take earth of batt for 5 mins an then put it back on an it resets it