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I put the ignition key in this morning, press the brake

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Hi! I put the ignition key in this morning, press the brake paddle to start, it was hard, and the engine won't start. There even no signal from the starter. The whole think will switch off the new battery off for about 10 seconds, before coming on again.

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?

The battery is new, and the connector was cleaned up prior to mounting.

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '10 Subaru?

2013 XV crosstrek

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your XV Crosstrek yourself? What have you tried so far?

Nop, but I have to mention that yesterday, the top water hose split, it was towed to a mechanic who replaced it and used water to clean the hood

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

The brake paddle is hard, and switches off the ignition when I press it

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Subaru
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