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: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty



  1. ('09-'13) Stretch belt tools?
  2. ('09-'13) Curt trailer hitch installation
  3. steering problem
  4. ('98-'00) No spark at coil #4 only
  5. 2014 forester Error Codes
  6. (All Years) SPT Exhaust affecting warranty?
  7. ('03-'05) 5MT Transmission Problem
  8. ('01-'02) Over heating help
  9. ('98-'00) Methodology for fixing P0400 EGR?
  10. ('01-'02) Forester lagging/stumbling
  11. ('14+) 2014 Manual Transmission Forester Needs New Engine
  12. ('09-'13) Spending alot on an Oil Change (Forester) 12
  13. ('98-'00) can't start forester
  14. ('98-'00) 2000 Forester timing belt does not move?
  15. ('06-'08) shuddering/thumping noise during acceleration from a stop/low speed
  16. ('09-'13) 2012 Spark Plug, Which is the OEM?
  17. ('06-'08) -25C would not restart until left a couple hours
  18. ('98-'00) Smog time, anyone use an LM-2?
  19. 2014 Forester Limited X-Mode Smell?
  20. ('03-'05) CEL pops on only on highway
  21. ('03-'05) bad crank pully? belt breaking
  22. ('01-'02) Engine noise with video
  23. AC compressor blowing smoke
  24. ('03-'05) Burning smell
  25. ('14+) Engine break-in and 0W-20 Oil
  26. ('03-'05) Turbo Replacement
  27. ('14+) Oil temp question
  28. ('98-'00) 1998 Forester won't start
  29. ('98-'00) Flashing Check Engine then shut off
  30. ('06-'08) Head Gasket Leaking 06
  31. ('03-'05) Do I have the worst luck ever?
  32. ('01-'02) Spark plug problem
  33. ('01-'02) Starting Gremlins driving me insane
  34. ('98-'00) Multiple misfires p0302 p0304b p0420
  35. New & Confussed Owner
  36. ('03-'05) Honey and the window switch :(
  37. ('01-'02) winding noise related to engine speed
  38. Hello Need help!! Very excited to be here tho!
  39. ('03-'05) Not Accelerating Properly
  40. ('01-'02) overheating
  41. ('14+) First Oil Change
  42. Smells like ATF fluid..?
  43. ('01-'02) Mysterious Overheating
  44. ('01-'02) Evap canister mounts?! Part #?
  45. ('14+) 2014 drivers side door, problem?
  46. ('03-'05) Another "No AWD, just FWD" thread.
  47. ('03-'05) Someone please help
  48. ('01-'02) Timing belt
  49. ('14+) condensation inside left foglight?
  50. ('14+) [2014 forester limited edition] Gear or transmission problem!!
  51. ('98-'00) Rattle rattles...
  52. ('01-'02) Alternator problems
  53. ('01-'02) Down in a hole - multiple issues, trying to decide best plan of attack
  54. ('01-'02) Wont turn over
  55. (All Years) Stalling issue's with '97 forester
  56. ('09-'13) Whining sound after having diff fluid changed
  57. ('03-'05) Differential Bolt Head sizes and Crush Washers
  58. ('06-'08) Should Subaru have replaced the throw out bearing?
  59. ('06-'08) 08 Forester XT dash lights showing/problem
  60. ('14+) Sound from bump
  61. ('09-'13) Transmission/differential fluid"failed"at 29K miles?
  62. ('14+) '14 FXT 22k miles..already a failed solenoid!?
  63. ('14+) crush washer/gasket
  64. ('09-'13) Water leak into cabin (not ac drain)
  65. (All Years) Gates Timing Belt Kits - FYI
  66. ('01-'02) 02 Forester will not start
  67. ('03-'05) Something smells...
  68. Smell of Fuel.
  69. ('06-'08) Power steering issues in the winter
  70. ('03-'05) Funny screeching noise around 100-120kmh
  71. ('09-'13) Electrical/controller Ghost turning on my passenger map light!
  72. ('09-'13) Subtle Noise and Poor Fuel Economy
  73. ('01-'02) Possible ABS problem??
  74. ('09-'13) NEED HELP 09 Forester XT
  75. ('98-'00) How to tell which gas filler neck I need
  76. ('01-'02) 02' Forester electrical not working/won't turn over (even with new battery)
  77. ('03-'05) 2005 FXT: AC runs cold-warm-cold-warm-etc.
  78. ('03-'05) Help Me Troubleshoot
  79. ('14+) Forester Limited - Outside temp reading is low
  80. ('09-'13) 2009 Forester Issue: my AC belt tore, now my climate controls don't work???
  81. New with questions
  82. ('14+) L/R Side Mirror control button keeps falling off
  83. ('06-'08) P0021
  84. ('14+) Rear defroster
  85. ('09-'13) heater fan and rear defroster
  86. ('09-'13) Another humming noise thread...
  87. ('03-'05) Just got a P0010 Camshaft code On a 2004 subaru forester 2.5xt
  88. ('03-'05) Coolant Smell
  89. ('03-'05) About to give up
  90. electric steering blues [again]
  91. ('06-'08) Vehicle Speed Sensor Question
  92. ('06-'08) HG, throwout, clutch, timing, water pump, + at 122k mi
  93. P0028 Intake Valve Control Range/Performance (Bank 2)
  94. ('01-'02) Fuel system depressurization
  95. ('98-'00) Shift lock repair necessary?
  96. ('03-'05) New Forester owner
  97. ('03-'05) Turbo grenaded
  98. Squealing noise on cold start in -20 weather
  99. Clicking noise (on/off, on/off) under hood when car "revs"
  100. Forester (2001) Engine Code help
  101. Dash board rattle
  102. (All Years) gurgling/water and grinding engine noise during cold when in gear
  103. ('14+) Snow and Ice on Roof Caused Shimmy in Steering Wheel
  104. ('06-'08) 2007 Foz wouldn't start in the cold
  105. ('09-'13) 2011 Subaru Forester, Burning smell getting out of snow?
  106. (14+) Worthless defroster / foot heater / overall winter usage
  107. ('03-'05) Front engine whining noise
  108. ('03-'05) Need help, car died!
  109. ('09-'13) timing belt 2009 Forester 2.5 sohc
  110. ('03-'05) Help! Engine boiled over!
  111. ('14+) Forester 2.5i Touring - washer fluid sprayers
  112. ('01-'02) 02 Rear Defrost Help!!
  113. ('01-'02) rear wiper won't turn off
  114. ('03-'05) Subaru service ?
  115. ('09-'13) 122K Miles - Clutch head gasket Service/Repalcement Questions
  116. ('03-'05) Forester @ 105,000 Miles & all original parts...what needs replacing?
  117. Engine Oil leaks Subaru Forester 2004 xt
  118. ('14+) How long is warranty on catalytic converter ?
  119. ('14+) Defrost "continuous" setting won't stay set
  120. ('03-'05) 2003 2.5 XS / Different Blower Motor ?
  121. ('14+) '14 Forester XT - Problem with engine and other lights coming on
  122. ('03-'05) 03 Forester Fuel leak on passenger side rear when tank is full
  123. ('14+) No 2 beeps/chirps on power gate operation
  124. ('01-'02) Got an engine noise I can't nail down
  125. ('03-'05) 2003 Forester X shifting weird
  126. ('03-'05) Cooling System Issue
  127. ('03-'05) Lets talk p0011
  128. Bearing Noise?
  129. ('14+) 2014 Forester mp3/cd player has no power, fuse is fine
  130. ('03-'05) Oil capacity on 05 x model ?
  131. ('14+) Forester Limited - Minor 'nits'
  132. ('03-'05) Tires/Wheels Growl
  133. Fine Dust Intrusion from Rear Doors
  134. ('06-'08) 2006 Forester XT....."J" service details?
  135. type of oil
  136. ('09-'13) Pulling the heads in a shop- a few tips
  137. ('98-'00) 1998 Forester L: Interchangeable Parts?
  138. ('09-'13) 2012 Forester Valve cover leak
  139. My master fuse keeps blowing
  140. ('14+) Possible CVT Problem?
  141. Rattle in my 2014 Forester
  142. ('03-'05) Transmission Problem - emergency?
  143. cost to replace catalytic converter over $2k ??
  144. ('03-'05) FXT '04 Oil and filter change interval
  145. ('06-'08) 08 Outback Sport with misfire on 1 and 2
  146. (All Years) Sounds like a Diesel engine after extensive work
  147. ('09-'13) Connector For Outside Temperature Sensor???
  148. ('01-'02) fans cycling on and off
  149. ('01-'02) High range lever and clutch problem.
  150. 2014 XT Forester engine light, etc issues
  151. ('03-'05) Advise on leak/ps pump
  152. ('14+) HD radio - whip antenna for decoration only?
  153. ('14+) FA20DIT Occasional Sharp Drop in RPMs
  154. ('14+) Anyone noticed the heat is kind of lousy?
  155. ('03-'05) Help with gear stick/pedal vibration please!
  156. ('03-'05) Help with IAC Valve
  157. ('03-'05) Random "skip" feel when at part throttle
  158. ('03-'05) Yet another window motor problem...
  159. ('98-'00) Speedo stopped working.
  160. ('98-'00) Starter vs key fob
  161. ('09-'13) P0026 help
  162. ('98-'00) Going broke and crazy Fuel problem
  163. ('03-'05) Code p0011 and turbo cuts out.
  164. ('98-'00) coolant cross over tube
  165. Alternative coolant for 2014 forester
  166. 99 legacy outback hard start when cold
  167. Not an accident, but...
  168. ('03-'05) Odd Overheating
  169. ('03-'05) 05 Forester Overheating
  170. ('03-'05) Help, I have a mystery cable I don't know what it is
  171. ('06-'08) Vibrate when doing sharp turn
  172. ('01-'02) trouble code p0171
  173. ('01-'02) 2001/vapor canister
  174. ('06-'08) forester SG factory radio and sat nav quit working
  175. ('09-'13) OBD II Code P0172, Fuel too rich
  176. ('09-'13) Spark plug blew out
  177. (All Years) Forester CEL opinions needed
  178. ('06-'08) Bubble in ATF after drain and fill and reading low
  179. ('03-'05) 2003 Forester Overheating
  180. Calling all Mechanics
  181. ('03-'05) Car busted - Can I fix it?
  182. ('03-'05) 03 Forester gas mileage just got significantly worse
  183. ('03-'05) What else to do while replacing timing belt
  184. ('09-'13) Transmission noise durring acceleration while cold ( 0F )
  185. Change head gaskets with timing belt at 200k?
  186. ('98-'00) Automatic gas pump shut off question
  187. ('01-'02) Cruise Control... Again!
  188. ('09-'13) Forester dies when clutch engaged
  189. (14+) Wiper de-icer Didn't Help in Recent Storm
  190. ('14+) Brake locked on push button start
  191. ('14+) Power Steering Failure- Cold Weather
  192. ('09-'13) Oil Burning, Warranty with a happy ending
  193. ('09-'13) Another rattling noise thread?
  194. ('14+) Power windows freezing shut in cold?
  195. ('03-'05) 2004/05 turbo XS UTEC
  196. ('09-'13) Noising coming from the transmission in cold weather
  197. ('09-'13) '09 throwout bearing bad at 70k...fortunately under warranty
  198. ('14+) Passive Arming for 2014
  199. ('98-'00) Radiator Issue
  200. ('14+) cel p0103 mass or volume air flow a circuit high
  201. ('98-'00) oil light
  202. What to expect at 200,000???
  203. ('14+) check your trunk before it's too late
  204. ('06-'08) Opinions on Gates Hoses
  205. '04 FXT...smelling fuel while idling.
  206. ('01-'02) Squealing noise and a tire shake
  207. ('09-'13) 2012 Forester Blue tooth not loud
  208. ('03-'05) Power Window / Broken Door Stay
  209. ('03-'05) EJ253 Oil Loss/Leaks
  210. Issue With Rear Windshield Sprayer
  211. ('06-'08) Electric window motor tip...
  212. Clunking noise rear SF
  213. ('03-'05) FXT Oil Recommendations?
  214. Advice 2004 Forester XT thrown rod.
  215. ('03-'05) Extremely loud exhaust (leak)
  216. ('98-'00) Rear wheel bearing needing replacement after 20k?
  217. ('09-'13) Problems since timing belt change
  218. ('09-'13) In-gear noise with engine off
  219. (All Years) BG Ultra Guard 75w90
  220. Car Stalling Problem
  221. ('01-'02) Electrical Issue
  222. Oil change at dealer
  223. ('06-'08) Recirc button no longer lights up
  224. ('98-'00) Need advice for my Forester
  225. ('06-'08) Mobil 1 VS Rotella T6
  226. ('03-'05) Losing Power Steering And Other Issues
  227. ('09-'13) 308 CCA - enough for a while?
  228. ('03-'05) Did Cobb kill my Forester?
  229. ('01-'02) Stuck in Nowhere, Illinois.... Help Needed Timing Belt??
  230. ('03-'05) Help identifying air intake type type...
  231. ('98-'00) Clicking noise only on acceleration when vehicle is moving when engine is cold
  232. ('01-'02) Help with P0456 and P0456pd
  233. ('14+) Forester xt poor paint quality
  234. 09 Footwell Draft.
  235. ('09-'13) fuel in-tank filter
  236. Driver's Side Windshield Wiper
  237. ('98-'00) Out of ideas, please assist me.
  238. ('06-'08) What is this gunk??
  239. ('03-'05) Fog light bulb replacement
  240. Engine Oil RED LINE or Yacco
  241. ('98-'00) Troubleshooting speedo issues
  242. 5w30 vs 10w 30
  243. ('01-'02) Knocking noise coming from the motor
  244. ('01-'02) 2001 subaru forester S moon roof problem
  245. ('09-'13) Blown Turbo, looking for advice
  246. ('03-'05) Help!! '04 forester turbo no start :(
  247. Flittering sound when accelerating 2000 Forester
  248. ('03-'05) Transmission Pan Removal
  249. ('14+) Oil change
  250. ('09-'13) CV band/clamp replacement help