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Went to my spare keys on Subaru Forrester - they will not

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Went to my spare keys on Subaru Forrester - they will not work with the fob. Over riding the alarm using the key plus keypad works but is not a long term solution. How do I link the key to the alarm
JA: Have you checked the fob's battery?
Customer: yes
JA: What year is your Forester?
Customer: looking for information - think it is a 97 sorry 07
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Hope to fix myself or cheaply - just started research
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: No - it is more alarm than mechanics
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Subaru
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Got the wrong year it is 2003
Would like to pair the key/fob with the alarm system
Expert:  Cary York replied 4 months ago.

Hi, I’m Cary and I’ll be helping you today.
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Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Cary
Thank you for your reply
I will try the solution and feedbackI assume the solution gives fob access to disable the alarm and engine immobiliserD
Expert:  Cary York replied 4 months ago.

Yes it does.

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Cary
I carried out your instructions several times and did not get a result - the horn did not chirpAny additional suggestionsD