Subaru Legacy: Security ID plate - Immobilizer - Keys and doors - Subaru Legacy Owners ManualSubaru Legacy: Security ID plate

1) Key number plate

1) Key number plate
2) Security ID plate

The security ID is stamped on the security ID plate attached to the key set. Write down the security ID and keep it in another safe place, not in the vehicle. This number is needed to make a replacement key if you lose your key or lock it inside the vehicle.

To make replacement keys, the key number is also needed. Refer to “Key replacement” F2-4.

The security ID is also needed for replacement or repair of the engine control unit, integrated unit, combination meter (all models) and security control unit (Canada-spec. models).

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    The immobilizer system is designed to prevent an unauthorized person from starting the engine. Only keys registered with your vehicle’s immobilizer system can be used to operate your vehicle. Ev ...

    Security indicator light
    The security indicator light deters potential thieves by indicating that the vehicle is equipped with an immobilizer system. It begins flashing approximately 60 seconds after the ignition switch ...

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