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: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty



  1. ('09-'13) Lisle Shaft in Seal Puller
  2. Engine oil on the dipstick question & oil leaking or burning
  3. ('09-'13) Front brake noise
  4. Got an '04 Forester with 99,000 miles. Now what? Any good shops in Winston-Salem, NC?
  5. ('03-'05) Hard start
  6. ('98-'00) standing water, driver front and rear floor.
  7. ('14+) backup camera has rotated slightly
  8. ('98-'00) New Head Gaskets - Coolant Conditioner
  9. ('09-'13) 100,000 mile report
  10. forester 2011 massive steering vibration
  11. ('98-'00) P/S squeal and loss of power linked?
  12. Not the Usual Overheating Problem
  13. ('09-'13) Loud vibration sound - please have a listen
  14. ('01-'02) Did I find a Lemon or a Bad Dealer?
  15. CVT Grinds Into Gear When Cold
  16. ('98-'00) Cylinder head timing after machining
  17. ('98-'00) A/C Working Intermittently
  18. ('06-'08) a/c condenser replacement advice
  19. ('09-'13) Can someone verify this??
  20. Will it be a lemon?
  21. ('98-'00) Burning smell
  22. forester rear hatch switch
  23. ('09-'13) forester
  24. ('03-'05) Car wouldn't start in Park but started in Neutral?
  25. ('14+) Reverse lights always on even in Drive, Park, etc
  26. ('09-'13) Stability control light stays on
  27. ('06-'08) 2007 Forester with P0026 & P0028 codes
  28. ('98-'00) Clutch stops halfway
  29. ('03-'05) A/C blowing warm after HG/TB job
  30. ('01-'02) 2002 Subaru Forester is overheating, don't know why
  31. ('14+) A/C question from Subie Newbie
  32. ('09-'13) Engine & fuel additive? Any benefits?
  33. ('03-'05) 04 FXT Hill Assist/E Brake Problem
  34. ('98-'00) DNJ Engine Components Timing Belt Kit
  35. ('14+) 2014 Forester CEL on gas filler flap missing?si
  36. ('14+) front seat plastic trim
  37. ('01-'02) 02 Forester idle / running issue
  38. ('03-'05) Torque bind/wheel size
  39. ('98-'00) washer fluid line broken.
  40. ('98-'00) Temperature Gauge Going Crazy / No Overheating!!!!!
  41. ('14+) 2014 Forester problems with acceleration
  42. HELP! 2010 Forester Cylinder 3 misfire!
  43. ('06-'08) What's wrong with my car?
  44. ('03-'05) HG, Timing Belt
  45. ('03-'05) 03 forester, rear hub loose after bearing r&r
  46. ('01-'02) Forester S Turbo 2001 - Strange Noise on Front-right Weel
  47. ('09-'13) Light rattle when sunroof is open
  48. ('06-'08) 5MT noise= throw-out bearing?
  49. ('98-'00) New 98 Forester. What should I start with?
  50. ('03-'05) Rubber trim perishing around windshield
  51. ('98-'00) misfire code on cylinder 4
  52. ('98-'00) Recirc Valve
  53. ('01-'02) Ball Joint Problem?
  54. ('03-'05) Cylinder 4 Misfire (#P0304)
  55. ('98-'00) Please help! Changed Timing Belt - Now it makes horrific sound.
  56. ('14+) Forester 2014 - What are these noises?
  57. ('14+) 2015 Forester LTD Trip ODO Reset
  58. 2003 Forester Head Gasket more & more issues
  59. ('03-'05) 2005 xs forester AC problems
  60. 09 with dead central locking, please help?
  61. ('09-'13) Adjusting head lights?
  62. ('03-'05) need help! clutch problem? or transmission problem?
  63. ('98-'00) Airbag Light Turns on when turning
  64. Alignment 2012 Forester/Warranty/Tire Wear Coverage?
  65. ('03-'05) Parts Manual listing part numbers available?
  66. ('01-'02) Extensive rot! Is my car unsafe?
  67. ('14+) Cold driveability
  68. ('09-'13) Windshield Wiper Intermittent
  69. ('01-'02) Weak Air Blower
  70. ('06-'08) Wind noise problem unresolved? look here!
  71. ('03-'05) Another p0302 code, but worse. Halp.
  72. ('03-'05) 2005 XT, no power to AC compressor
  73. ('09-'13) Rediculously tight oil plug
  74. ('14+) 2015 Idle RPM 500-1500
  75. ('03-'05) Power Steering pump leak
  76. ('03-'05) Washer Pump No Power
  77. Need help
  78. ('03-'05) toc sound when shifting from the second to 3 speed AT
  79. ('14+) Any reason why oil filter is hard to find?
  80. ('09-'13) Connector under power steering reservoir
  81. ('03-'05) p0244 - opinions on cause (and possible exhaust install tomorrow)
  82. ('09-'13) Advantage of a subaru engine oil filter?
  83. ('09-'13) Air Filter Change
  84. jerky steering
  85. ('09-'13) SH N/A FB25 air cleaner replacement
  86. ('09-'13) 2011 Forester Non-Turbo FB2.5 Cycling Air Condition
  87. ('09-'13) 09 Forester Oil Leaks
  88. ('03-'05) 04 FXT sls shock failed?
  89. Forester making groaning noise from stop to start
  90. ('98-'00) Hit a bump, engine died and won't start
  91. ('03-'05) AC fluctuation issue
  92. ('01-'02) Whining noise when accelerating
  93. ('01-'02) Hesitating and jerky with acceleration?
  94. ('03-'05) Slight ticking after timing belt change
  95. Problems with Certified Pre Owned Foz
  96. ('14+) Intermittent vibrations / rough ride
  97. Power Steering failure
  98. ('98-'00) Idle issues
  99. ('03-'05) Burning Oil (some smoke)
  100. ('01-'02) About to do wheel bearings...
  101. ('03-'05) Part number need for the front windows glasses
  102. ('06-'08) 08 XT Trouble Shooting Theories
  103. ('09-'13) Feel wiper in clutch
  104. ('09-'13) Engine idles rough after air filter replacement ONLY when AC is on
  105. ('14+) 2014 Forester: Seatbelt alert wont shut off
  106. 2009 locks randomly
  107. ('01-'02) Windows on drivers side do not work
  108. ('03-'05) XT Timing Belt - I think my mechanic is having a go at me
  109. ('06-'08) How much PAG oil? No one seems to know...
  110. ('98-'00) Idle Problem
  111. ('03-'05) Select lever shoved into N or R = no more P
  112. ('14+) '15 2.5i Engine rattle at start up
  113. (All Years) Dealer extented warranty ?
  114. ('98-'00) idle issues.
  115. ('09-'13) Coolant light on
  116. ('98-'00) Troubleshooting 99 Forester
  117. (All Years) My First Fumoto Valve oil change, my dreams vs my reality
  118. ('14+) Harmon Kardon Nav Equalizer Doesnt Work - too much bass
  119. ('09-'13) 2009 flasher/hazard modual location
  120. 2001 Forester won't start after changing the Timing Belt
  121. ('06-'08) XE battery drain
  122. ('03-'05) Metallic rumble when letting off gas
  123. ('03-'05) XTe door panel removal
  124. ('03-'05) 05 forester straight drive continues to rev...
  125. ('09-'13) Liftgate/Trunk gets stuck/wedged/pinched??
  126. Hot Subie
  127. ('03-'05) 2003 Subaru Forester 2.5XS - Valve Cover Gasket
  128. ('14+) Revised Maintenance Scedule - Turbo
  129. ('14+) Forester brake pedal went to the floor
  130. ('09-'13) Forester MY12 LHS low beam not working
  131. ('06-'08) Did Goodyear break my car? (p0303 repeated issues)
  132. ('14+) 2015 Forester Ignition Weirdness
  133. ('98-'00) Loose Pulley
  134. ('09-'13) Transmission clunk
  135. ('01-'02) Misfire and Fuel Trim
  136. 2007 Subaru Forester 2.5 XS Service
  137. ('14+) Trouble closing rear trunk
  138. ('03-'05) Power Steering Rack Replacement
  139. ('03-'05) Inner CV Shaft
  140. ('03-'05) Rear Wheel Bearing Replacement
  141. ('03-'05) Please help, I'm nervous (timing belt
  142. ('03-'05) New pressure plate??
  143. 2014 a little "jumpy" at start at times
  144. ('09-'13) Timing Belt question
  145. Bad Mileage - Simple Stuff Didn't Fix
  146. ('06-'08) Strange grinding/chirping noise from rear of car
  147. 2003 centre console power/fuse location
  148. ('06-'08) extended warranty 3rd party
  149. ('09-'13) Head lights burning out quickly
  150. ('01-'02) 2001 Hatch stuck...Tried everything.
  151. ('14+) Are oil changes and routine maintenance free?
  152. ('06-'08) 2006 XT with bad MPG and cant read the ECU
  153. ('03-'05) Timing Belt Job (2005 non-turbo)
  154. ('03-'05) Timing belt tensioner problem
  155. ('06-'08) Does subaru make their own AC compressors?
  156. ('06-'08) Forester not starting
  157. ('98-'00) Overheating? 2000 Forester S
  158. ('09-'13) TPMS probs
  159. ('03-'05) Low compression on all Cylinders
  160. ('03-'05) AC repair help
  161. ('14+) A/C compressor noise?
  162. ('03-'05) Help! 2003 won't start after cleaning out the area under my gear selecter
  163. ('06-'08) '06 Forester - getting head gaskets replaced, do I need 90k service too?
  164. ('03-'05) all four cylinder misfire.
  165. ('14+) Engine clatter/rattle at start up
  166. ('06-'08) Power Steering Pump
  167. ('09-'13) Clip for air intake front duct
  168. ('09-'13) Harmonic Hum Sound
  169. ('06-'08) Wierd HVAC issue
  170. ('03-'05) 2003 Forester X Driver Door Hanging Low - Leak Problems
  171. ('01-'02) Walbro gss342 F.P./ Cometic H.G.???
  172. ('98-'00) help, overheating?
  173. ('06-'08) Engine Rebuild Question
  174. ('09-'13) Plug Wire Set help needed
  175. ('03-'05) Engine Clatter
  176. ('03-'05) Air Bag Light
  177. ('03-'05) Quick pic request - upper radiator hose while hot
  178. ('01-'02) Door dinger switch?
  179. ('03-'05) Subaru Forester Died Whilst Driving
  180. ('01-'02) 2002 Forester shakes between 40 & 55 mph
  181. ('98-'00) Buzzing noise coming from alternator and noisy air intake
  182. ('01-'02) DIY fail: (aka: I got it to start, but now it won't steer!)
  183. ('14+) 2014 Fuel Filter Replacement
  184. ('03-'05) P0519 starting to really bug me now
  185. ('14+) Oil change issue
  186. ('98-'00) Forester evaporator
  187. ('06-'08) Engine light was on / Foz acting up after mechanic
  188. ('01-'02) Cooling System
  189. ('14+) orange "i" light on my display
  190. Weird Whining Noise
  191. ('03-'05) Misfire cylinder #4
  192. ('03-'05) 2004 Check Engine Light
  193. ('14+) Gas gauge issues
  194. 02 Forester
  195. ('01-'02) 2001 Forester wont go into drive after engine reinstall/trans flluid change
  196. ('98-'00) Door locks will not work both switches not fucntioning.
  197. ('03-'05) Wheel Bearing or Something Else Going On?
  198. ('09-'13) Alarm keeps going on.
  199. ('01-'02) Knocking on right turn - drive shaft/cvs?
  200. ('03-'05) Gasket material in oil
  201. ('03-'05) P0483 code pulled from 03
  202. How to replace drive belt?
  203. ('09-'13) Door chirps, lock malfunction, headlight stays on
  204. I'm really sad to be writing this.
  205. ('01-'02) '01 Forester Overheating - Water Pump?
  206. ('03-'05) Forester XT oil cooler
  207. ('09-'13) Bluetooth loses connection
  208. ('01-'02) P0420 Subaru Forester
  209. CVT not coasting but engine breaking on slippery surfaces
  210. ('01-'02) funny clunking sound
  211. Engine Shake - 98 USDM Forester L
  212. ('03-'05) Rough idle, Bucking when over half throttle.
  213. ('14+) Clunking sound underneath front passenger seat
  214. ('01-'02) Clockspring Testing and Compatibility
  215. Having a few problems
  216. ('03-'05) XT
  217. ('01-'02) Tune-up
  218. ('01-'02) Cold Engine Stalling Problem
  219. Subie Newbie - moonroof problem
  220. ('01-'02) P440 below efficiency but no CEL - pass emissions?
  221. ('14+) Rear Hatch Problem
  222. ('06-'08) dashboard light question
  223. ('14+) loss of power and clink
  224. '99 Forester 2.0GL bad fuel economy
  225. (All Years) How good are those Fumoto oil valves?
  226. ('01-'02) Rough idle, CEL flashes, P0303
  227. ('09-'13) (Diesel) Which 40amp Slow Blow Fuse for glow plug circuit?
  228. ('09-'13) Chirping noise also felt through pedal
  229. ('14+) Subaru battery... how long do they normally last?
  230. ('14+) Accidentally parked in drive..
  231. Air Conditioning only blows cold when on max setting
  232. ('98-'00) Rear diff problems.
  233. 98 Forester L... phantom locking/unlocking issue
  234. ('14+) Puddle under engine bay?
  235. ('09-'13) Maintenance Advice
  236. ('14+) Navigation/radio/bluetooth died
  237. ('14+) Disabling lock/unlock beep - missing menu
  238. Axle bind
  239. (All Years) Does resetting ECU reset trip Odometer???
  240. ('06-'08) Recurring head gasket failure in second generation Forester?
  241. ('14+) Cold start shaking
  242. ('06-'08) Advice? Front diff was drained by oil change shop.
  243. ('14+) I want to hate WalMart, but...
  244. New Subaru Owner I have a question
  245. ('09-'13) Help desperatley needed!!
  246. ('14+) Not liking the electric steering
  247. ('01-'02) P0136
  248. ('98-'00) Adjustment bolt(12mm) for power steering belt... Snapped.
  249. ('98-'00) Quick Wheel Bearing Q
  250. ('14+) Battery drain again