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Hey,

Got a 2nd hand outback which is throwing up 44 error codes (its currently at the mechanic)

Anyone seen this before?

ABS also isn't working - i'm thinking this is a bad computer?
 

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Post the codes.

I don't see how it can be 44. Got a screen shot of the scan? Print out?

What kind of scan tool is your mechanic using?

The only way there would be a list this long is if all the modules were scanned and there are codes copied in related systems between the modules. If there are a large number of codes set on various modules, the first thing to look at is the battery. Then move to grounds, fuses, look for water damage.
 

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Can't at the moment - but they throw up pretty much after resetting them and starting the car.
 

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check under the dash to make sure the GREEN ''test'' connectors are not hooked up. they should not be hooked up.

do both radiator fans run all the time??
 

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Turned out to be a bad battery connection. AFter he cleaned them, and cleared the codes - everything appears normal - apart from burnt oil in the transmission.
 
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