my 2005 suburu forester won't start

Asked by Jul 18, 2014 at 01:02 PM about the 2005 Subaru Forester XS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

first it was the side door lock draining the battery, and had it take off.  then it won't start again about 2 weeks later.  Jumped it off and got it started, but the following day it wouldn't start again. bought new jumper cables, and it still doesn't start.  the lights and radio and things like that work.  what could it be?  PLEASE HELP ME.

2 Answers

Try to find out if the alternator it in good charging condition

And also check wether the earthing is ok

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