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1997 Subaru We replaced the battery in the car and now we have these blinking lights that we can't get to go out. Is there something like a code or something that needs to be done to get the lights out when you replace the battery? It is the two small lights beside the highlights in the front and in the back it is the middle light in the back. Any help would be appreciated it is my step-dad's and he is handicapped and has a hard time getting out anywhere and he lives in Maryland and I live in Virginia. Thank you Frances McWilliams

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  • Anonymous Jun 23, 2008

    I don't know of any remote control for the alram.

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    brian c May 11, 2010

    That is the alarm going off. Someone has disabled the horn for the alarm.

    Do you have the remote control for it?



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To get rid of a blinking light after battery disconnect just use your door latch to unlatch your door that will take care of it.....

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Open the hood, look on the frame in front and to the right of the radiator, there should be a yellow label telling you how to reset the flashing lights. You will have to find a special switch under the dash, beside the security module, put the key in RUN position, push and hold the switch for 1 sec, close the door, you are done. No need to have the original remote. I have pictures of the location of the switch. Email me if you need them:

Hope this will help you. Drop me a line once you have it fixed.

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I don't have a remote control.

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