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First: The Forester's radio/Bluetooth is almost brain dead. We should ALL demand Subaru to provide firmware (software) update to correct to numerous problems with this system.
To somewhat correct your problem:
1. Reserve a big amount of time and patient. It will be painful!
2. Navigate the menus to reset all the radio's Bluetooth settings. Make sure that no phone or device is paired with the radio.
3. Reconnect (pair) your phone to the radio by pressing the TALK button on the steering wheel and follow the voice prompts. Do not pair your phone to the radio by pressing buttons on the radio.
NOTE: ONLY ONE PHONE can be connected to the Subaru's radio system and used automatically when starting the car. Kind-of. If you have another phone or user, then... good luck!
Reconnect the LAN cable to the hub to verify
that the cable and network connections are good. If possible, try connecting the
machine to a different port on your hub using a different cable. If the connections
are good, the lower LED of the back panel of the machine will be green.
sends me the result.
Restart your router (pull power for 10 secs and replace). Wait for the router to reset and reconnect. I have found that internet connections to devices often have difficulties reconnecting from time to time. It may be the issue of automatically assigning IP addresses?
I had the same problem. stopped turning on one fine day after a little more than a week of installing. then started working again after a few months. realized that it turned on when i thought i had lost it for good. then i also realized that the other instruments in my car were reset, like clock, radio etc. then realized that someone had removed the batteries and installed it again. the clocks restart when you do that. then i realized thats what must've worked and i was right. keeps 'not turning on' from time to time nowadays as well. but works every time i disconnect the batteries and connect them again. like restarting it. hope it works for you too...
You can try to reset it, not sure if it will work but worth a try. Hold the green button for a few seconds until it powers down, it will prompt you that it is powering down. Hold the vol + button and the green button until you hear a siren. Turn the device off again by holding the green button. Turn the device on and it will prompt you for language, you must now pair your phone and the device using a 0000 code.
Main control box could be anywhere behind the dash, try under the glovebox or under the radio. If you have a mute harness to make the sound come through the speakers, this could also be the problem as is sound like you have 12v constantly on the blue wire.
I found this on another site, it worked like a charm... roll a VERY THIN piece of aluminum foil, and slide it (almost jiggle it) in the POWER SLOT. I tried it and it worked . Apparently saliva, water or anything liquid will make the connection to activate the phone into the 'car kit mode', so the aluminum foil acts as a conductor and switches your phone out of car kit mode...