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tamaz, Subaru master technician
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Experience:  Subaru certified,ASE Master technician,25 years experience
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The security alarm will not allow us to start the car. It

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The security alarm will not allow us to start the car. It goes of for s s
JA: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?
Customer: Yes the battery is fine. The alarm system went off and any buttons we pushed would not stop the alarm. We has tried all the information in the manual and we can not change the situation. When we inser the key and try to start the car the alarm system goes off.
JA: What is the model/year of your Subaru?
Customer: 2010 Forester
JA: Are you fixing your Forester yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: We are at a hotel stopped for the night. We have tried to push the buttons on the fob. We have checed the maual and done all tha to no avail. We have disconnected the battery burt when we reconnect it the alarm goes of again.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: The alarm system seems to go off in a certain AMMOUNT OF TIME. if WE TRIGGER IT AGAIN by trying to start the car it goes off again in a certain ammoint of time. I don't know how long that time factor is.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Subaru
Expert:  tamaz replied 9 months ago.

Hi,is the alarm system factory or aftermarket?Does vehicle have a remote starter also?