Subaru

Have Subaru Questions? Ask a Subaru Mechanic and Get Answers ASAP

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Subaru

I replaced the battery. Now the parking lights and instrument

Customer Question
panel lights flash for...
I replaced the battery. Now the parking lights and instrument panel lights flash for about 45 seconds, then go off for 45 seconds, then repeat. how do I reset this?
JA: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix with Subaru. The Subaru Mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.
Customer: I'm told there is a reset button under the dash to the left of the steering wheel, but I can't find it.
JA: Many things can cause steering issues. Some simple, some complicated. Fortunately, the mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: Yes. This has nothing to do with steering. It is an electrical reset.
JA: Great! What have you tried so far?
Customer: I've looked under the dash but cannot find the reset button.
JA: Is there anything else the Subaru Mechanic should be aware of about your Subaru?
Customer: NO
JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Subaru Mechanic about your situation and then connect you two.
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Subaru
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Subaru Question
Answered in 1 hour by:
5/16/2016
Subaru Mechanic: CHRIS ZAPANTIS,
 replied 1 year ago
CHRIS ZAPANTIS
Category: Subaru
Satisfied Customers: 159
Experience: AUTO TECH at G&M EXXON
Verified
can i get year make model and engine?
Ask Your Own Subaru Question
Subaru Mechanic: Mike V., Subaru Technician replied 1 year ago
Mike V.
Mike V., Subaru Technician
Category: Subaru
Satisfied Customers: 26,250
Experience: Certified Subaru Technician, factory trained by Subaru.
Verified
Hi there,Do you still need help with this?
Ask Your Own Subaru Question
Ask Kevin C. Your Own Question
Kevin C.
Kevin C.
Kevin C., Subaru Master Tech.
Category: Subaru
Satisfied Customers: 1,727
1,727 Satisfied Customers
Experience: 34 years of Subaru service experience, ASE Master Technician.

Kevin C. is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry.

Stephanie PElm City, NC

used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future.

David L.Richmond, TX

9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much.

PhilMarysville, CA

Lurch. Thank you very much. I had real doubts about this website but your promptness of response, quick followup and to the point answer with picture was incredible.

CharlesWalnut Creek, CA

As a single woman, I really appreciate an excellent and affordable opinion.
Thank you Geordie, I will not hesitate to contact justanswer in the future!

SueCharleston, WV

Another great insight to what may be the problem. I will have my mechanic take a look at it tomorrow. Thanks again, Frank...you do indeed know your stuff.

JimCastleberry, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Kevin C.

Kevin C.

Subaru Master Tech.

1,727 satisfied customers

34 years of Subaru service experience, ASE Master Technician.

George H.

George H.

Subaru Certified Technician

1,330 satisfied customers

ASE Master Tech 15 + Years

Tim Mohr

Tim Mohr

ASE MASTER TECH

409 satisfied customers

30 YRS EXPERIENCE, FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC, GAS AND DEISEL

Matt

Matt

Engineer

360 satisfied customers

Mechanical Engineer with 20 years experience in the auto industry, 8 yrs in formula 1 engine testing

Chris(aka-Moose)

Chris(aka-Moose)

Subaru Technician

289 satisfied customers

16 years of experience

Ron Z.

Ron Z.

- Subaru Tech -

239 satisfied customers

18+yrs experience. State Inspector and Subaru Diagnostics

Don - Mo Lurch

Don - Mo Lurch

Subaru Mechanic

190 satisfied customers

Heavy Line Mech, Race Shop Owner, Mobile Electronics.

< Previous | Next >

Related Subaru Questions
Whining in reverse and steering wheel grabs. I noticed when
I noticed when I first start driving my steering wheel jerks a bit ...no issues when I am driving later … read more
Pete
Pete
Independent Auto Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
138 satisfied customers
I replaced the battery and it does nothing. I can't even
I replaced the battery and it does nothing. I can't even turn the key and put it in neutral. 2011 Forester … read more
Chad Farhat
Chad Farhat
Owner
Associate Degree
4,433 satisfied customers
My 09' Forester will not start. The battery levels read
My 09' Forester will not start. The battery levels read fine, some times the car will crank when I attempt to start it, sometimes I put the key in the ignition and nothing happens. It sat for around t… read more
Dan
Dan
Dealership Technician
Associate Degree
1,774 satisfied customers
My 2011 subaru outback is experiencing excessive steering
hello, my 2011 subaru outback is experiencing excessive steering wheel vibrations at speeds 60+ I have 60K miles on it now … read more
Randall
Randall
Auto Technician / Consultant
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
69 satisfied customers
Power Steering does not assist at stop. It is -15 here in MN
Power Steering does not assist at stop. It is -15 here in MN and this has never been an issue. Fluids look good. Steering works once the car is moving down the road? … read more
Dan
Dan
Dealership Technician
Associate Degree
1,774 satisfied customers
We have a 2017 forester. The steering wheel is totally
We have a 2017 forester. The steering wheel is totally locked! We can't wiggle it or turn the key … read more
Dan
Dan
Dealership Technician
Associate Degree
1,774 satisfied customers
Battery had to be jump started and afterward remote starter
battery had to be jump started and afterward remote starter wont start car … read more
Jaybird61
Jaybird61
Master Automotive Mechanic
2,230 satisfied customers
Cruise control, horn and buttons on steering wheel do not
cruise control , horn and buttons on steering wheel do not function … read more
Randall
Randall
Auto Technician / Consultant
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
69 satisfied customers
2017 Outback battery died, recharged and installed the
2017 Outback battery died, recharged and installed the battery, now when the car in gear and moving alarm beeps continuously. How do I turn off the alarm? … read more
Dan
Dan
Dealership Technician
Associate Degree
1,774 satisfied customers
02 Impreza, manual. Key won't turn. Steering wheel turns
Steering wheel turns back and forth nicely. Tried two different keys … read more
BOBBYSS
BOBBYSS
TECHNICIAN/ADVISOR
Associate Degree
8,343 satisfied customers
I have a 98 Forester Forester. The steering is REALLY hard
I have a 98 Forester Forester. The steering is REALLY hard to turn until about 5 minutes of driving. Thanks for your help guys. Mike … read more
Gunvir Singh
Gunvir Singh
1,817 satisfied customers
I can't get the car to start or steering wheel to turn. I
I can't get the car to start or steering wheel to turn. I heard all my doors lock after I pushed a button. and I can't remember what I pushed … read more
Mike V.
Mike V.
Subaru Technician
26,250 satisfied customers
Alternator not charging, battery light is NOT on but comes
alternator not charging, battery light is NOT on but comes on when ignition switch turned to on without engine running. … read more
AMEDEE
AMEDEE
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
9,105 satisfied customers
Placed battery and horn blares. Brand new battery. 2012
tried replacing the battery because the original was weak … read more
Daniel Lee
Daniel Lee
Lead Automotive Technician
Automotive Technology
32 satisfied customers
My 2016 outback is steering is locked and will not start
My 2016 outback is steering is locked and will not start Subaru roadside service was unable to help the computer just said steering wheel locked we tried everything battery is full charge and steering… read more
Pete
Pete
Independent Auto Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
138 satisfied customers
My outback steering wheel is lock and will not let me start
my outback steering wheel is lock and will not let me start the car and can not be towed … read more
tamaz22
tamaz22
60 satisfied customers
The positive on the battery was disconnected to clean some
The positive on the battery was disconnected to clean some corrosion. I also changed the oil. Now when I try and drive the car is not active g like it is in gear and once I put in reverse and the car … read more
eric remington
eric remington
FORMER SHOP OWNER/TECHNICIAN/INSPECTOR
associates degree
293 satisfied customers
New alternator. New battery. No parasitic drain. Battery
New alternator. New battery. No parasitic drain. Battery voltage slowly decreasing while driving until eventually the car dies with a dead battery … read more
Mechanic01
Mechanic01
1,703 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x