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sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Subaru
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Changed battery but now not starting, no but used to start

Customer Question

changed battery but now not starting
JA: Have you changed a battery before?
Customer: no but used to start with jump now it does not start iwth jump and lights are flashing
JA: What is the model/year of your Subaru?
Customer: legacy 1995
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes, left the key on and disconnected the battery but when connected still flashing and not starting
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: its manual and the started does not get engaged when starting the ginition even when holding the clutch down
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Subaru
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 1 year ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

If you have lights flashing and the starter does not engage and this is the result of running the battery dead then it sounds like the alarm is active and just needs to be disarmed. Do you have a functional key fob?