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2002 Forester Lighting/Electrical Problems

McG13!@McG13!@ Member Posts: 1
edited October 2015 in Subaru
Out of the blue, our Headlights and Parking Lights would not switch on. Checked the fuses--OK. Tested the Relays--OK. Tried a used switch from my mechanic--no change. In the course of doing that, the Parking Lights came on and would not turn off. Tried disconnecting battery, locking/unlocking with the remote and starting it with the remote--no effect. Had to remove lightswitch 20A fuse to turn the P-lights off. Signals still work ok--with either switch. The car does have a HarmonKardon satellite radio which I've never used but have to turn off every time I start the car. I believe it has some sort of security system which annoyingly flashes a red button which sticks out of the dash.

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    raybearraybear Member Posts: 1,795
    Check the switch on top of the steering column and see if the red shows. If it does, turn the parking lights off.

    It sounds like a wiring issue on the headlights.
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