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I have a 2014 Forester XT. I parked it in my driveway in…

Hi. I have...

Hi. I have a 2014 Forester XT. I parked it in my driveway in Colorado on Thursday night, and haven’t driven it since. Everything was perfect. I’m now out of town, and my wife tried to open and start it this morning. The automatic locks don’t work (no way to open using the fob buttons), and nothing happens when turning the key. Hmmmm. Thoughts?

Mechanic's Assistant: Can you turn the steering wheel at all? And what about the key? Is it worn or damaged?

The key is fine. My wife used both her key and mine. I’ll ask my wife about the wheel. she’s checking

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your Colorado?

2014 Forester XT. Not a Chevy Colorado. Yes, can turn the wheel of it.

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

It’s a Subaru Forester XT. I’ve tried nothing yet.

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

Nope. Thanks.

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More than likely based on the comments you stated, the battery is likely weak is dead. Can she check the battery voltage or try a jump start?

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