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When lights are turned on, left side turn signal bulbs and dash indicator light up. When left turn signal is on, all parking and turn lights flash as well as dash lights. I checked grounds at all 4 corners.

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SOURCE: 2003 Subaru Forester X Dash Lights out

just follow the wires that cnnect to the speedometer light and screw to change bulb . thesame as to the tachnometer light there also is awire connected to it .

Posted on Jun 22, 2009

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SOURCE: 2001 Subaru Outback tail lights don't work

do you have a trailer hitch? if yes disconnect convertor box the light behind the dash should not be related bulb just out, also make sure bulbs you've changed are correct

Posted on Jul 15, 2009

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SOURCE: Installing replacement side mirror on 2007 Subaru Forester

yes... you'll need to remove screws that are by the door handle, arm rest, under door and side of door and then gently pull back on the panel as there will also be retaining clips attached and you don't want to break them. You'll need to lift the door panel upwards in order to get it off the window ledge. Then you can access the bolts holding the mirror on and disconnect the wiring harness as well..

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SOURCE: Subaru forester check engine light came on. Found

no not nornal,you need to get it plugged in to a diagnostic computer to see which sensor set it off it means you have something that needs to be looked at,low oil could be a coincidence

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SOURCE: Re: 2001 Subaru Forester - check engine light won't turn off

undo the negative battery terminal for around 10 to 15 minutes and then put it back on and the light should be out. it resets the computer

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