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: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty



  1. ('98-'00) Air-Conditioner Question!
  2. ('01-'02) Engine stalled, then ran OK
  3. Check engine light and altrnating high-low revon idling
  4. ('03-'05) High Mileage Road Trip Maintenance
  5. ('14+) Thud noise from boot area
  6. ('03-'05) Help diagnosing cooling system/overheating issue
  7. ('98-'00) 98 Forester shaking on takeoff from a stand still...any ideas?
  8. ('06-'08) oil filters
  9. ('01-'02) Engine 'cough'??
  10. 2004 XT engine cutting out while driving
  11. ('14+) Outside thermomoter very slow to respond.
  12. ('06-'08) 06 small evap emissions leak
  13. ('06-'08) Rear Wheel Bearing AND Drive Shaft?
  14. Rear wiper problems
  15. ('06-'08) Violent rear end vibration during deceleration
  16. Frustrating Forester
  17. ('01-'02) time to change my front wheel bearing!!! help
  18. (All Years) Limited Slip Diff Fluid
  19. ('14+) HEAT is here - AC vent foam seals blew off
  20. ('09-'13) Confused - ABS, flashing 'At Oil Temp', and ESP light with line through it
  21. Steering Question
  22. ('03-'05) A/C Compressor engages / disengages
  23. ('03-'05) 5th gear popping out. Is that easy to solve?
  24. ('03-'05) 04 Forester xt trouble starting after filling gas tank
  25. ('06-'08) Going to attempt an AC clutch fix but need some tool help...
  26. ('14+) 2014 Forester Fan/AC controls temporarily inoperable
  27. ('14+) 2015 FXT went crazy on us.
  28. ('14+) Remaining fuel amount cannot be displayed
  29. ('06-'08) Engine Overheated today
  30. ('09-'13) Help! Oil leak, Rear Brake Pads and Dealer problem
  31. ('03-'05) Overheating '04 XT
  32. ('03-'05) Roughness count and idle hiccup after full top end rebuild
  33. Low tire pressure indicator
  34. ('14+) Moon roof spring sprung
  35. ('06-'08) Alarm Help Alarm
  36. ('98-'00) Leaking trans fluid (again)
  37. ('03-'05) Check Engine light
  38. ('01-'02) forester leaking atf
  39. ('14+) Let's Talk Engine Pinging...
  40. ('06-'08) help with my 06 2.5xt auto
  41. ('03-'05) Problem encountered during Timing Belt change
  42. ('98-'00) Time for the Head Gaskets :(
  43. ('03-'05) What Transmission oil to use
  44. Upkeep tips
  45. ('98-'00) Rock auto wheel bearing and hub
  46. Recall issue
  47. ('09-'13) Tire noise or wheel bearing? Something else?
  48. ('98-'00) headlamp/headlight issues
  49. ('03-'05) Forester SG5 Eco Light Blinking
  50. AC evaporator smelly
  51. ('03-'05) Blower fan motor blew up?
  52. ('03-'05) 2005 Air Conditioning Problem
  53. ('06-'08) Car stalls after gas fill up, P0442 code
  54. ('14+) Doors Unlocking by Themselves
  55. ('01-'02) Auto to manual swap for Forester
  56. ('03-'05) Check Engine Light, bias gas cap?
  57. ('03-'05) New Version Of "Shifter Stuck In Park"
  58. ('09-'13) Questions on ATF
  59. ('03-'05) Wheel alignment.
  60. Clicking noise when turning?
  61. ('98-'00) Subie sounds like a Peterbuilt and other post repair woes
  62. ('03-'05) Temp goes up when A/C is on
  63. ('06-'08) rear axles
  64. Cave newb needs A/C Compressor Lost Compression Help Pls
  65. ('09-'13) Transmission & Brake Fluid bad at 17K?
  66. Fan high pitch noise in cabin and fibergalss dust
  67. ('06-'08) Auto trans problem with key removal??
  68. ('98-'00) 1999 Subaru Forester GT - Sunroof Issue
  69. ('14+) Oil change question.
  70. ('03-'05) Confirming headgasket failure with oil analysis
  71. ('01-'02) Getting 5 codes
  72. ('09-'13) Low oil pressure light & engine revving
  73. ('03-'05) 04 Forester XT - CEL with 6 codes
  74. ('03-'05) What kind of coolant for '04 XT?
  75. ('03-'05) Running a little hot?
  76. ('09-'13) Electrical connectors fell out of dash under glove box... on floor of 2012 Forester
  77. ('09-'13) NHTSA Recall 14V311 - [2009-'13 Forester] - Brake Lines may Fail due to Corrosion
  78. ('98-'00) Security System Problems
  79. P1086 Code after fuel line repair
  80. ('98-'00) Bumpy Brakes
  81. ('98-'00) Rough idle, almost stalls
  82. ('98-'00) Beyond my experience level
  83. ('98-'00) Seat Belt Locked
  84. Why does my alternator belt keep coming loose?
  85. ('14+) Dots or spots on chrome grille?
  86. ('03-'05) Just bought 03 Forester XS
  87. ('98-'00) Clapping/Popping when accelerating
  88. ('98-'00) Random stalling
  89. ('14+) How to reset average MPG after fill up
  90. ('06-'08) Mystery Poor fuel consumption
  91. ('98-'00) A/F sensor
  92. ('14+) Which brand of oil do you use?
  93. ('03-'05) Spluttering Forester 2004
  94. ('98-'00) Need suggestions on wheel bearing noise that isn't wheel bearings!
  95. ('03-'05) Noise from front....?
  96. ('14+) A/C chirp or squeak
  97. ('14+) Emission Control Sensor -CEL
  98. ('03-'05) Just bought an '03 Forester w/ high miles
  99. ('09-'13) P0400's Error Code; Could it be my air filter?
  100. oil drops six , in rafiator resersoir
  101. Just got my '15 Subaru Forester XT, couple of questions
  102. Fun Sunday: Crank/No Start in the Boonies
  103. HELP! On the side of the road
  104. ('09-'13) Replacing water pump with timing belt
  105. ('01-'02) Help! Vacation woes: super slow refuel, gas coming back out
  106. ('14+) XT Touring Acceleration Surge in Cruise Control
  107. ('09-'13) Dodgy Air Conditioning Switch?
  108. ('01-'02) Iridium Spark plugs excessive wear
  109. ('09-'13) error lights
  110. ('03-'05) Thumping while turning right
  111. ('98-'00) PLEASE HELP ME. Radiator / cooling issues?
  112. ('14+) wet seat now seatbelt light
  113. ('03-'05) Lurching/Hesitation @ 2,500 rpm in D4
  114. ('06-'08) Foz "spudders" after putting gas in the tank
  115. ('09-'13) Replacing OEM Remote Start FOB battery
  116. ('03-'05) Head Gasket Going??
  117. ('14+) Rear clunking noise when going over bumps?
  118. Getting discouraged about my Subaru
  119. ('09-'13) Heat Shields/Throughout Bearing
  120. Dealing with the Dealership
  121. ('98-'00) Forester Timing Belt/Cam Question
  122. ('01-'02) Thermostat Help.
  123. New Forester First Oil Change
  124. ('98-'00) Can anyone tell me if these are new head gaskets?
  125. ('09-'13) 2009 Forester After Accident
  126. ('98-'00) 2000 sf5 gt forester rough idle and stalling
  127. ('14+) Forester 2014 XT - ECU software problems
  128. ('06-'08) Dealer recommends timing belt at 90k?
  129. ('98-'00) Only 5k out of rear wheel bearings.
  130. ('03-'05) thin white smoke from 04 FXT exhaust
  131. ('09-'13) Rough idle and accelleration at start up
  132. ('14+) Subaru Forester Bluetooth Issue
  133. ('98-'00) Cruise Control
  134. ('98-'00) rust prevention on new rear subframe
  135. ('01-'02) p0444 CEL, What should I replace
  136. ('01-'02) Intermittent CEL P0130 (Oxygen Sensor Circuit Malfunction Bank 1 Sensor 1)
  137. ('03-'05) need help with wheel hub assembly and axl shaft!!
  138. ('03-'05) Rough/Low Idle and Stalling
  139. ('03-'05) Hmm oil in the intercooler???
  140. ('14+) 1st Oil Change: 1K or 6K miles??
  141. ('09-'13) Just changed belts
  142. ('14+) Bluetooth Handsfree Call Clarity
  143. Just bought a used 2005 Subaru Forester!
  144. ('14+) Strange creaking sound from front suspension when slow brake + turn
  145. ('03-'05) Blowing blue smoke on start up before and after head gasket job
  146. ('03-'05) Wheel noise in the summer?
  147. ('03-'05) What is a burnt exhaust valve?
  148. loping idle
  149. ('98-'00) High Idle S turbo
  150. ('09-'13) 2012 forester x at 100 k
  151. ('01-'02) need cold AC.
  152. ('09-'13) 2009 forester 2.5 SOHC Radio display blank
  153. ('06-'08) Oil cooler gasket/film replacement cost
  154. 2007 will not start
  155. ('09-'13) Wrong Oil???
  156. ('98-'00) rear seat belt
  157. 2015 forester XT A/C
  158. ('03-'05) Smelly interior
  159. (All Years) A/C Compressor Interchangeability?
  160. ('03-'05) Sunroof brackets out of alignment
  161. ('03-'05) P0457 Code Solution
  162. ('14+) Warranty and Oil Changes
  163. ('03-'05) Overheating & Spotting with KOYO Rad
  164. ('98-'00) Problem starting a 99 Subaru Forester
  165. ('09-'13) Terrible Fuel Economy
  166. ('06-'08) Check engine light and cruise control light flashing
  167. ('98-'00) Forester 1998 Hesitating After Warmup
  168. ('03-'05) is 10w40 ok?
  169. ('01-'02) Steering Wheel "Wander" After Strut Replcmnt
  170. ('03-'05) 05-Bad O2 sensor?
  171. ('06-'08) A/C compressor replaced-Now a gurgling sound
  172. ('98-'00) Electrical issue.
  173. ('09-'13) forester air conditioning, left cold, right blows warm
  174. ('14+) Play in the transmission when shifting from drive to reverse
  175. ('03-'05) 2005 Outback vent problem
  176. ('06-'08) '07 FXT Giving Misfires in Cylinders 2 and 4
  177. ('03-'05) valve adjustment with lpg
  178. ('03-'05) Interesting CEL coming on
  179. ('14+) Cold Start Timing Chain Rattle/Knocking Noise
  180. ('14+) Batteries die
  181. ('98-'00) EJ205 Turbo Workshop Manual HELP!!
  182. ('01-'02) Forester won't start and alarm goes off randomly
  183. ('03-'05) Popping noise opening power window
  184. O2 sensor?
  185. ('14+) trouble with ignition key
  186. ('03-'05) horn sound problem
  187. ('14+) Oil drain plug socket size?
  188. ('03-'05) Heavy Feel & Jerky tranny
  189. ('14+) Windshield Washer Resevoir
  190. ('03-'05) P0302 and P0304 Subaru Forester
  191. ('03-'05) 05 Forester Transmission problem
  192. ('14+) Do i need to change the oil sooner?
  193. ('03-'05) Rust, an isolated area or hidden disaster?
  194. ('03-'05) Seat belt warning light
  195. ('14+) Where is the oil drain plug?
  196. ('09-'13) Mystery Squeal/Rattle Sound (with Videos) that Nobody Can Identify
  197. ('03-'05) So the diagnosis wasn't good...
  198. ('06-'08) Can a shredded AC belt cause a new timing belt to slip?
  199. ('09-'13) FB25 Engine Coolant Discussion
  200. ('01-'02) Shuddering during warm-up
  201. ('06-'08) Door ajar and dome light
  202. ('06-'08) Aisin water pump part number?
  203. ('03-'05) Loose wire in engine bay
  204. ('03-'05) Loud squeal when coming to a stop on 2004 Subaru forester 2.5XT
  205. ('06-'08) Owners Manual question
  206. ('14+) 2014 Squeaky driver seat?
  207. ('01-'02) Need help! Don't know where to start!
  208. ('98-'00) How do you add AC compressor oil?
  209. ('14+) Car threw a bunch of errors simultaneously
  210. ('06-'08) Engine knock only at very high RPM
  211. Coolant foamed and rusted
  212. ('98-'00) Puzzled
  213. ('06-'08) Another first CEL P1443
  214. check engine light
  215. ('03-'05) Replace HG?
  216. ('98-'00) High tank pressure, P1441, P0453 and gas smell in cabin
  217. Windows - Wind Noise
  218. ('09-'13) Rear view mirror mount
  219. ('98-'00) My head gasket only lasted 6,000 miles?
  220. ('01-'02) CEL - P0328 performance issues
  221. ('03-'05) after timing belt change: overheating, burst upper rad hose, drove on hot engine
  222. ('03-'05) Bad ac clutch? - merged thread
  223. ('03-'05) Gearbox whine on 2004 Forester XT - help please
  224. ('01-'02) Coolant spraying from cap and tank, overflow....overflowing??
  225. ('06-'08) White/gray smoke coming out of the hood after driving uphill for a couple of miles.
  226. ('03-'05) forester don't start after the paint shop
  227. Purchased a 2002 S with 135k miles
  228. ('09-'13) 2011 AC condenser replacment
  229. ('03-'05) Sunroof Problems
  230. ('06-'08) Noisy during high speeds after tint install
  231. ('03-'05) A few qeustions regaurding stored codes and the CEL.
  232. ('01-'02) Filler neck
  233. ('14+) TSB for fuel gauge?
  234. ('14+) Passport Warranty Question
  235. ('14+) Added Security New Car Plan
  236. ('98-'00) Speed Sensor 1998 Manual Trans
  237. ('09-'13) 2009 forester 2.5 SOHC Coil Ingnition Coil Plug Numbering
  238. ('03-'05) clunk sound while returning to neutral driver side front wheel
  239. '09 Radio, Clock sometimes not working after start-up
  240. ('09-'13) Hissing when clutch is in.
  241. ('03-'05) 05 FXT: running on spare for how long?
  242. ('09-'13) Power Steering Failure
  243. New Car!
  244. ('98-'00) Occasional strange squeek
  245. ('03-'05) Overheating/Sensor Problem
  246. ('03-'05) Sluggish speedometer
  247. ('09-'13) 2009 Forester 2.5X blown engine
  248. ('01-'02) '01 forester 2.5L mt lurching
  249. ('03-'05) 04 fxt pulsing during acceleration.
  250. ('03-'05) busted coolant line, maybe?