This problems occurs every time you have to replace your battery. The local auto parts guys or neighborhood mechanic should be able to help as well, a six pack goes along way. On my 98 Subie wagon GT the Subaru Alarm module is located just above the fuse box on the lower left side of the driver area. On a short lead you will find a push button switch surrounded by a shroud, this should be your reset button. Without the key in the ignition, locate this switch. Then put the key in the ignition, turn the ignition to on, passed Acc, (where just the radio comes on), everything should light up, and with in 5 seconds push and hold the button until the flashing stops. Turn the ignition off and the start normally.
If this works send me the six pack, (Shiner Bock or Miller Lite), if not, try your local Firestone shop or mechanic. they have to do this almost every time they work on a car.
The Lighting Guy
The Subaru Legacy is unique in its class because it does indeed have a standard all-wheel-drive system (AWD).
Changing spark plugs on a Subaru is no different from changing spark plugs on any other car. You may have to remove parts of the air induction system to make access easier. Be sure to check the gap on the new ones and use anti-seize on the threads.
Does it have a distributor? I thought these cars ran on the harmonic balancing system
Remove one battery terminal and touch it to the other to discharge capacitors in the system. Reconnect the terminal and you are good to go. Don't forget to clean the terminal while you have it off.
According to the Subaru service procedures, there is no bleeding necessary for the Legacy. Filling procedure is as follows. 1) Fill engine coolant into radiator up to filler neck position. Coolant capacity (fill up to
Maybe you have a security system? If you do, as soon as you hook up the battery, it will engage and your lights will flash. You will have to disable it in order to make it stop.
Should really flush your system every year to prevent any rusting or fouling, but at the very least every 2 years.
Mainframes is a legacy system....
Why not read the 12-page pdf installation manual from Subaru athttp://techinfo.subaru.com/html/ixSearchFree.jsp?text_keyword=&keyword=&publication_type=12&free_pub=132008 Remote Engine Start System (Legacy 08MY+) (H001SAG100) (1441.90 kb)Wish I had to install one myself.
An auto electrician would need to re-program the security system if that feature is available.
Cooling system thermostat is at the bottom of the engine. Look for the lower radiator hose and trace it back to where it attaches to the engine block. Bingo!
you need to disconnect the upper radiator hose from the block inlet and pour your coolant/h2o directly into the block....reconnect hose then into radiator
Try changing the fusable link located near the battery I hope this helps.
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This just happened to me today- connect the battery, put your key in the drivers side door, lock then unlock. That's it.
Your system may just need to be reset. That recently happened to me and the Subaru service dept was able to fix it quickly and easily. I think it happens when your vehicle suffers a power failure. My battery had died, and upon replacement, the lights flashed. Also my power locks ceased to function. That also needed a quick reset and everything was soon back to normal. Good luck. Desk
Changing the battery will not make the light come on. The computer will automatically recalibrate itself after a few driving cycles. If the check engine light is on, you have a problem with the emissions system. Have the computer scanned with an OBD2 scan tool.
The system that the users were making do with before the management decided to upgrade - often called the 'legacy' system, it can be the stumbling block in software projects as the request is usually 'can you make the software run on my legacy system?' or 'can you get the new hardware to interface with my legacy system?'
Switch Off and On ignition key 5 times and start the car. After this it is activated.
Some alarms systems have a protection function which will prevent starting the engine is somebody tried disconnect the battery and connect it again. Also what might happen is that your alarm system doesn't have memory in the case if you disconnect the battery. Thus, if you do disconnect the battery it will reset the alarm system to the default factory settings. By default, the alarm system will block starting the engine.
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It means that the gasket seal on the water pump is bad and you need to replace it before you drive the vehicle.
A bad injector can cause your engine to flood out and not start. The bad injector might be completely open and shooting too much fuel into the system.
sounds like your alternator might be going out, take it in to autzone and have them check the charging system, they'll do it for free.
Check fusable links