my 2010 subaru shows a dash warning light of a key flashing within a car symbol when ignition is off, key removed. what does this mean?

Asked by Oct 31, 2015 at 12:06 PM about the 2010 Subaru Outback 2.5i

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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This is perfectly normal, it's showing that the security system is functional. Do you have the CVT transmission, and how do like it. Mine runs great. And, do you have a lot of miles on your car? Remember, regardless of mileage, changing the timing belt and water pump between 7 and 8 years is good insurance that you won't break a belt.

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Read this thread, it discusses the security light in detail, http://www.subaruoutback.org/forums/104-gen-4-2010- 2014/52261-2013-outback-security-light.html

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Thanks John, are you the same as the original poster? Can you please mark my first or second answer that way in my response to your questions?

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