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Subaru forester: electrical system shut down 2000 forester battery

Customer Question

electrical system shut down 2000 forester
battery has strong charge 13 months old
Fuses ok
Nothing works, lights, radio etc
Turn key on no click to starter, leave key in ignition nothing, no dome light.
the security sytem made a faint click.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Subaru
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.
Hey , sorry to hear about your car problems Those relays you talked about, one of them is the main relay , try to wiggle them or pull on the relay up and reinstall them one by one and see if while you moving them you got power back ? How many miles on the car ?
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.
also you need to check the battery cables move them by hand, are the terminals loose on the battery ? or is there any build up of kind white looking foam around the terminals ?and let me know ?
Expert:  Juan Crespo replied 1 year ago.
Hi there.The previous expert opted out. Do you still need help with your issue?