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After disconnecting the battery and then reconnecting there is a constant clicking and the brake light is flashing

The check engine light was on. I found the oil was level was very low. After restoring the oil to the proper level the check engine light was still on. I disconnected the negative cable to the battery figuring this might reset the computer. After reconnecting the cable the check engine light is still and now I have a constant clicking sound and a flahing red bulb in the brake area. Almost light hazzard lights but the hazzard lights are off

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Try disconnecting the battery and ensure it is fully charged, recharge if necessary. Leave it disconnected overnight if possible.

Unlock and open the car, fit the ignition key and switch on and then reconnect the battery (leaving the door open).

This has worked for me. I hope it works for you.

Posted on Jun 29, 2017

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SOURCE: Check engine light came on

I did end up taking my car to the dealership where I bought it. They were great! He knew immediately what the problem was. Of course, they still did a thorough check too.
Anyway, it turned out that the plug to the electronic system had been knocked loose. This caused the check engine light to come on & the cruise control to not work (you were right, if the check engine light is on, cruise doesn't work). As for the door, that was simply the switch plate needing to be adjusted.

Posted on Oct 06, 2008

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SOURCE: 1992 Subaru Legacy Check Engine Light

There is two Green single wire plugs under the dash, driver side, above your left leg (rh drive) plug them together, engine check light will flash, www.auto-diagnostic-codes.com will help to read codes

Posted on Apr 24, 2009

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SOURCE: 2003 Subaru Outback check engine light stays on

I have the Subaru Outback 2003, with the same problem, I have traced it down to the mass air flow sensor, I have cleaned the MAS butterfly from the air cleaner side with MAS cleaner, and use injector cleaner once a month, I still get the light every couple of months but not as often. It was worse when it was wet out. good luck

Posted on Jun 21, 2009

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SOURCE: '01 Subaru Outback, ABS Light, BRAKE light & battery light

sounds like a open diode in alternator,when brake and battery lights come disconnect green plug on alternator,if the lights go out you've found the problem,very common problem with subarus

Posted on Jul 10, 2009

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SOURCE: Subaru forester check engine light came on. Found

no not nornal,you need to get it plugged in to a diagnostic computer to see which sensor set it off it means you have something that needs to be looked at,low oil could be a coincidence

Posted on Oct 29, 2009

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