2009 Forester will not start, no display lights, no interior or exterior lights, nothing works. Why?


Asked by Jan 20, 2017 at 02:25 PM about the 2009 Subaru Forester 2.5 X L.L. Bean Edition

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Temperatures had been in the teens. Went out in the morning and it wouldn't
start. Jumped it, it started fine, drove for a hour. Then no start again.
No electrical function. Help!

7 Answers


I am guessing your battery is dead. Cold reduces the battery power so you need a good one when it gets cold.

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Put a new battery in it already


Did you clean and tighten the battery cable ends and the battery terminals?


Yes. Placed a brand new battery in it.


Perhaps your alternator is not charging. Auto parts stores will test yours for free. If you have a volt meter you can check it yourself. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGB6ZEjGm7Q


Problem fixed. The cable was loose on post

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Thanks for the update.

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