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Why does my Subaru Outback light up like a Christmas tree?

Why does my Subaru Outback light up like a Christmas tree?

Yes it just wiped the codes for a easy fix. Then he finally took it to get the codes ran after it happened 2 more times. It read Transmission, CVT, Torque converter. Which the dealership just fixed the Torque Covertor last year so I decided to trade it in for a 2019 crosstrek because I owed a year and didn’t wanna have it towed in and still owe!!!

Where are the dash lights on a Subaru Impreza?

Check the ground straps for corrosion / breakage. One on either side of the engine from the engine block to the car chassis. All kinds of dash lights on my daughter’s Subaru Impreza. Tried the disconnect battery and reconnect. fixed it only briefly. Found the broken ground straps and replaced them. No problems since.

How often do Subaru dash lights go off?

Lights used to flash for 24 hours and go off. Now it’s 48 hours on but happening every two days. I will tell my mechanic to reset the obi 4 digit codes as you have suggested.

Why are the dash lights on my Chevy Cobalt not working?

My parents are having a similar problem with their 2008 Cobalt. My dad was driving the car a few days ago and noticed the Dash Lights suddenly went out. The next day he did some digging and found a blown Fuse for the Parking Lights in the Fuse Block under the hood and replaced it.

Yes it just wiped the codes for a easy fix. Then he finally took it to get the codes ran after it happened 2 more times. It read Transmission, CVT, Torque converter. Which the dealership just fixed the Torque Covertor last year so I decided to trade it in for a 2019 crosstrek because I owed a year and didn’t wanna have it towed in and still owe!!!

What should I do if my dash lights are not working?

Normal operation is ground when off then positive when dash lights are on (voltage varied to dim the lights). My parking fuse kept blowing anytime the auto lights turned on the dash lighting. Also try a 20a fuse over a 15.

Check the ground straps for corrosion / breakage. One on either side of the engine from the engine block to the car chassis. All kinds of dash lights on my daughter’s Subaru Impreza. Tried the disconnect battery and reconnect. fixed it only briefly. Found the broken ground straps and replaced them. No problems since.

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Ruth Doyle