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Changed battery on remote still not function and key will

Customer Question

changed battery on remote still not function and key will not open dooe
JA: Have you changed a battery before?
Customer: this is first time on subaru
JA: What is the model/year of your Subaru?
Customer: 2006 forester
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: replacing battery in remote
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: cannot enter driver's side with regular key also
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Subaru
Expert:  Dan replied 1 year ago.

Hello my name is***** am an ASE Master Technician and I am glad to help you out with your question.

Expert:  Dan replied 1 year ago.

The key fob may need to be re- registered to the vehicle. The dealer would need to do this. You could also have a problem in the drivers door, you would need to remove the door panel to diagnose why you are not able to enter on the drivers side with the regular key, the cable may have come off the lock. Or the lock arm could be broken.

Expert:  Dan replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  Dan replied 1 year ago.

Hello again Dan here,

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