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Something is wrong with the alarm, there is a ticking under

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the dash like a relay...
something is wrong with the alarm, there is a ticking under the dash like a relay. the marker lights keep blinking with the key off and out of the ignition. is there a way to just disable the alarm. I have pressed the reset and it doesn't seem to help.
JA: The mechanics can certainly shed some "light" on this -- sorry! Sometimes I can't help myself;-) Seriously, though, the mechanics are real masters when it comes to fixing things, and it would be my pleasure to put you in touch with the best one for this. Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: yes if possible
JA: Great! What have you tried so far?
Customer: pressing the reset is the only thing I could find to try other than disconnect the battery
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Subaru Mechanic should know about your Subaru?
Customer: i just had a friend replace a leaking head gasket and since then it has been hard to start and the alarm seems to causing issues like the lights blinking
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Subaru Mechanic: tamaz, Subaru master technician replied 1 year ago
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Hi what year and model is the car ,thanks
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
1998 Subaru Legacy
Subaru Mechanic: tamaz, Subaru master technician replied 1 year ago
Hi try pressing the black reset button while the ignition is on (engine not running)or by pressing either remote button if you have one ,try this first I'm just assuming you do not have one .Thanks
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I have tried it with the ignition off and also in the on position already, no change
Subaru Mechanic: tamaz, Subaru master technician replied 1 year ago
The module may be at fault, its locted above where your left foot would rest ,disconnect it,I believethe plugs are white or clear connected to it ,(it's been awhile)
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Ok I will try it. Would disconnecting the module be a way of bypassing the alarm?
Subaru Mechanic: tamaz, Subaru master technician replied 1 year ago
Yes this would eliminate it from operating,thanks
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