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Hold light flashing. what can be the problem? is it safe to drive it like that?

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When that light flashes it normally means there is an electrical malfunction in the transmission. The best thing to do is have the codes read. This will require a scan tool, not just a code reader like the parts stores have. The code will lead to the actual problem. I would suggest checking the fluid level to make certain that is not the problem,however, it is likely more then that. Also try resetting the ecu resetting ECU on all foresters : Unhook the battery and touch the positive and negative cables together for 3 minutes. This will clear the capacitors in the ecu. If the light is still flashing there, then have it scanned.At its free to get car scanned./

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