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I own an 03 Forester and with the lockdown in force, the

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I own an 03 Forester and with the lockdown in force, the battery has run flat, but the alarm still activates. Will disconnecting the battery solve the problem. Its disturbing the neighbours now..Thanks
JA: Have you tested the battery with a voltmeter? And can you see if it's leaking or not?
Customer: All good, new battery installed
JA: Are you fixing your Forester yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: No, nothing yet Just want to shut the alarm off.
JA: Anything else you want the Mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Not really, I know nothing about cars...

Hi my name is Gavin yes disconnecting the battery will work but note that some alarms have a small battery back up but that will run out after a few hours hope this helps regards Gavin.

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Well, If I don't get back to you, thanks.

No problem if you need me just get back to me on this thread regards Gavin.

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