IMPREZA: 2005, 2006, 2007 and
FORESTER: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Check for Immobilizer
key on Forester XT models only.
is always subject to change and correction
new remote for 2005 Imprezas.
This is not the same remote as the 05
Legacy/Outback remote which also has truck/gate release on the front and
a red panic button on the back.
: press Lock button for 2 seconds
or so to lock car, and arm optional security system. The car with chirp
once and turn signals flash for locked, 5 short chirps and signal flashes
if any door is not fully closed. The dome light goes on for 15 seconds
and ignition key ring (if present) will light for 30 seconds when unlocked.
press unlock one time for
driver's door, press again within 5 seconds to unlock all doors inkling
rear gate (wagon). The system does not open the trunk.
: press and hold lock
button for approx. 3-4 seconds to activate Panic mode. I panic model the
horn honks and turn signals flash until either the lock or unlock
button is pushed again.
: Press lock button
3 times within 5 seconds to activate Vehicle Finder mode. The horn will
honk once and the turn signals will flash 3 times
Distance: works within approx. 30 feet
depending on battery strength, nearby concrete walls and etc.
Chirp On-Off: the system
will chirp when locked or unlocked. To turn OFF the chirps, unlock the
door and then push both lock and unlock buttons at the exact same time
for 2+ seconds. There will be 2 chirps indicating the the audible is off.
To turn the chirp back on, repeat the process and the system will chirp
one time when it is back on.
: as the battery ages it
will only work as you get closer to the car. When a battery is replaced,
the transmitter must be re-synchronized with the Keyless control unit.
To synchronize, press the lock or unlock button 6 times.
: 4 codes may be programmed.
Sit in driver's seat and unlock all doors.
Open and close the driver's door
Turn the ignition key from LOCK to ON
position 10 times within 15 seconds. Be sure to stop at both lock and on.
The horn will HONK once to indicate transmitter programming mode is activated.
Leave key in LOCK position and don't remove it from ignition.
You now have 45 seconds to complete the
programming as below.
Open and close driver's door again.
Push either lock or unlock button on the
remote you want to program. The horn will honk 2 times when successful.
To continue and program other remotes
at the same time: open and close the driver's door and push lock or unlock
on the remote. The driver's door must be opened and closed between each
remote you want to program.
Done programming? remove the key from
the ignition and the horn will honk 3 times.
old codes? Reprogram 4 times,
it will overwrite old codes.
Alarm Security System
on all models. When locked there is one chirp (can be turned off, see above),
the turn signals will flash and the red 'security' light will start to
flash once every 2 seconds except for STi which flashes twice every
There will be 5 chirps if a door, hood,
and trunk or gate is not fully closed
You can also arm the system by using the
power lock button on the driver or passenger door as you get out of the
car and then closing the door behind you.
Disarm the system:
for 2 seconds
Lost remote, alarm activated?
you can't use a remote to turn off the system: open the door with a key
or try to start the car and the horn will start to honk. Turn the
key on-off 3 times within 5 seconds and the alarm will go off and
you can start the car. It's simple!
: To set valet mode or
just to disable the security alarm system: 1. unlock all doors 2. physically
open the driver's door 3. hold the UNLOCK button on remote for 2+ seconds.
The red 'security' light will then flash 2 times a second until the car
is turned on.
System has been Tripped (except for
: if you unlock the
door with the remote and it chirps the signal light flash 4 times, the
system has been triggered;
Identification mode: To find out
what happened and why the system was triggered:
Open and drivers door, leave it open.
Turn ignition key from LOCK to ON 2 times and then leave in LOCK position.
1 security light
flash: a door has been opened, 3 flashes when the impact sensor was
triggered, 4 flashes when the ignition was messed with or battery disconnected