Edmunds dealer partner, Bayway Leasing, is now offering transparent lease deals via these forums. Click here to see May lease deals!
Options

I programmed key fobs the other night, they worked, but my 2004 Forester battery was dead this morn?

jaymanbangojaymanbango Member Posts: 1
edited March 2016 in Subaru
Does anyone have an idea about this?

Answers

  • Options
    rhinestonefuserhinestonefuse Member Posts: 76
    You left an interior light on or your key in the accessory or on position.

    I can't imagine that the car's RF receiver somehow got stuck trying to send a signal to the computer, but hey, what do I know.
  • Options
    steverstever Guest Posts: 52,454
    edited April 2016
    Or the parking light switch on top of the steering wheel got turned on. Had a cat do that to my old Outback one time.

    Looks related to the new fob programming but best rule out the simpler stuff first. Likely just a coincidence. Even if a button on the fob was stuck, you likely aren't leaving it within 20 feet of the car.

    How old is the car battery?
Sign In or Register to comment.