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The parking lights are staying on, causing the battery to go

Customer Question

the parking lights are staying on, causing the battery to go dead
JA: Did you test the battery with a voltmeter? And have you ever changed one before?
Customer: No to question 1, Yes to question 2
JA: What is the model/year of your Subaru?
Customer: 2002 Subaru Legacy Outback Wagon
JA: Are you fixing your Outback yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Using a charger and taking a jump starter with me where I go
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Is this a paid site? I have used it before.
Submitted: 11 days ago.
Category: Subaru
Expert:  Dan replied 11 days ago.

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Expert:  Dan replied 11 days ago.

This most likely means the parking light switch has failed. You can unplug switch, if lights shut off you know that is the problem. This would cost around $250 to have done at a shop. Let me know if you have more questions, thanks.