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battery drain

  1. Gen 5: 2015-2019
    Was just checking the oil on my wife’s 2018 Outback while getting gas and noticed this. Has anyone else noticed this type of corrosion happening to the battery bracket? Subaru dealer has done all of the service so far. Not sure what’s causing this to happen.
  2. Lighting, Electrical & Electronics
    Hello Subie Friends, My 2020 Outback is having some issues. This is my first new Subaru, though we owned two others used. Right out of the gate, we had issues with the air conditioning which caused the car to be in the shop 3 times until the AC had been fully replaced. Shortly after the AC issue...
  3. Problems & DIY Maintenance
    I have a 2015 Outback that will drain its battery if the time between driving extends beyond 3 weeks or so. Having replaced the battery twice now after extended time away, I'm looking into trickle chargers. Another Subaru owner introduced me to a SOLAR POWERED trickle charger that sits in the...
  4. Gen 2: 2000-2004
    Hi! So, I purchased a used 2002 Subaru Outback from a private seller this past November (2020). Everything has been pretty good except the battery and brake light would come on together randomly (sitting, driving whatever). Sometimes they stay on, sometimes they flicker and go off. No real...
  5. General Discussions
    We are having an issue with our 2015 Outback. In April, the vehicle wouldn't start in the morning after sitting overnight in the garage. Subaru road service jumped the battery and I took it to the dealer (we had the extended security contract.) The dealer said that the battery was fine - it...
  6. Gen 5: 2015-2019
    My 2016 Outback’s battery has been dead every morning for the last couple mornings. Autozone tested the battery and alternator. Both checked good. I busted out the multimeter and I have .2 amp drain coming from fuse 29 ABS Sol. Has anyone had the this problem? Or what this fuse controls? I...