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: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty



  1. Maintenance recommendations for low-mileage forester
  2. Stinky A/C
  3. ('03-'05) ECU is probably dead, what's involved?
  4. (All Years) Should You Change Your Oil Every 15,000 Miles
  5. ('03-'05) 04 XT Oil Smoke - From Where? (Video)
  6. ('03-'05) Help diagnose these symptoms!!
  7. ('03-'05) rebuilt forester
  8. ('03-'05) Rusty XT
  9. ('09-'13) p0011+p0021= a new power train
  10. ('06-'08) SPT short throw shifter/Intake
  11. ('09-'13) Problem with 2011 Forester after oil change
  12. ('98-'00) forester overheating
  13. ('06-'08) Secondary Air Valve issue and Customer Rights!
  14. ('09-'13) Pinging noise
  15. ('03-'05) Forester consumer large amount of oil
  16. ('09-'13) Need a theory--EJ25 using oil after HG replacement????
  17. ('01-'02) '02 Forester engine trouble
  18. '02 Forester engine trouble
  19. ('03-'05) FORESTER,PO420, changed Lambda Sensor, now PO131
  20. ('03-'05) What is this???
  21. ('98-'00) Interchangeable spindle/knuckle options?
  22. ('09-'13) Unusual brake problem
  23. ('03-'05) Injector swap - now white smoke and stall, HELP please
  24. ('98-'00) Neutral switch and reverse switch the same???
  25. ('06-'08) Name this tune.
  26. 2010 electrical dead
  27. ('03-'05) General Beginner Advice?
  28. ('06-'08) Cluster Swap
  29. ('98-'00) Forester Overheating... need troubleshooting help please
  30. ('03-'05) Alternator help please!
  31. ('09-'13) New Subaru Owner, and some small problem
  32. ('98-'00) I need serious help drivetrain issue
  33. ('06-'08) Strut replacement questions
  34. The most annoying and persistent squeak from my hatch...
  35. ('14+) Engine Fan making a clicking noise
  36. ('09-'13) Squeak/Scrape Noise from Engine Compartment
  37. ('98-'00) Misfires on 2 and 4 - 2000 L Manual
  38. ('09-'13) P2096 CEL, O2 sensor location?
  39. ('09-'13) Cooling System Conditioner questions
  40. ('06-'08) Battery light on, no brake light
  41. ('09-'13) Preparing for cross country road trip.
  42. ('98-'00) Bought today- found a BIG problem- dealer fixed it!
  43. ('03-'05) Questions for first time brake job
  44. ('14+) 2015 Forester Broke down with 103 miles on it. Please Help!
  45. ('09-'13) Hard shifting when hot
  46. ('09-'13) 2009 Forester - Cannot LOCK door remotely with electronic key
  47. ('09-'13) Koyo plastic capped radiator
  48. ('14+) Refash on ECU
  49. ('09-'13) Head Gasket Leak (2010 X PZEV)?
  50. ('09-'13) Sounds like spark knock but only w/ air cond on
  51. ('06-'08) I filled my collant to the full hot line when it was cold :(
  52. (All Years) Put 4 cycle engine oil in gas tank
  53. ('09-'13) Reading the dip stick ...
  54. ('03-'05) Vent Knob Problem/Question
  55. ('06-'08) heavy power steering-obvious solution
  56. ('98-'00) Is this a timing belt sound?
  57. ('98-'00) Chasing a marbles noise on downshift coasting
  58. ('03-'05) Are timing belt tensioners really all made by the same company?
  59. ('06-'08) 08 FXT from HELL
  60. ('03-'05) Old Monkey with new Subaru, need advice re timing/waterpump etc. DIY vrs Stealership
  61. ('09-'13) 11 Forester X Steering wheel vibrates when steering
  62. ('03-'05) Engine Misfire with sparks at the ignition coil
  63. ('06-'08) Engine oil leak on steering rack
  64. ('01-'02) Car died, and wont start now.
  65. ('14+) '14 Making Noise When Stopped at Light
  66. ('01-'02) CV Joints & Head Gasket -- Will I have to deal with these again?
  67. ('01-'02) Hatch Problems
  68. ('03-'05) Loud engine drone between 1800 and 2200 rpm
  69. ('98-'00) Transmission Dipstick Tube Removal 4EAT
  70. ('98-'00) P0340, engine will turn over, not start
  71. ('06-'08) Cannot start engine after rebuild
  72. ('03-'05) another cooling system issue, HG?
  73. ('09-'13) Transmission Issue/Shudder
  74. ('09-'13) Forester 2009 coolant temperature red light
  75. Front passanger seat air bag operation?
  76. ('03-'05) 2.5XT Forester Issues...
  77. ('03-'05) Forester 2.5XT Blown Turbo...
  78. ('14+) My Forester 2.0 XT 2014 is blocked?
  79. ('98-'00) loose shifter
  80. ('98-'00) 98 cruise control not working
  81. ('06-'08) 06 2.0 auto N/a Forester - auto good?
  82. ('03-'05) P0302 and P0021 FIXED! Success found here
  83. ('03-'05) What's missing
  84. ('01-'02) Keyless Entry Control Module
  85. ('03-'05) Noob Question - Change Headlight Bulb
  86. ('14+) Oil Change Pumps
  87. ('98-'00) First check of service engine light! Nice list....
  88. Bought a Used Subaru Forester and Now Needs an Engine Replacement!!!
  89. ('14+) 2015 XTP, CEL @ 1,333 miles
  90. ('06-'08) random electrical issues 2008 forester
  91. ('03-'05) 2003 Forester Fog light change?
  92. ('14+) Oil change maintenance question
  93. ('03-'05) Transmission Problem?
  94. ('98-'00) Code p1507
  95. air conditioning 2004
  96. ('09-'13) Bizarre window problem
  97. ('06-'08) Timing belt maintenance
  98. ('06-'08) Car won't start but battery is fine
  99. ('03-'05) Overheating FXT
  100. ('14+) Any fixes for rear clunking noise yet?
  101. ('03-'05) Perpetual AC Compressor Hose Leak
  102. What should I do?
  103. 2014 battery runs down in days...
  104. intermittent A/C trouble
  105. ('03-'05) Rumbling/vibrating at 55mph
  106. ('03-'05) Rear suspension noise?
  107. ('03-'05) P0420 and MPG
  108. ('14+) For those with an automatic, can you start the engine without pressing the brake?
  109. ('03-'05) A/C Clutch issue
  110. ('98-'00) 99 Forester GT Clicking Noise under Centre Cosole
  111. ('01-'02) 2002 Subaru Forester speed trouble going uphill
  112. ('98-'00) MAF sensor and AT oil temp light issues
  113. ('98-'00) Alternator Temperature?
  114. ('06-'08) Oil leak from this part - can you identify it?
  115. ('06-'08) A/C Compressor
  116. 2000 Subaru Forester won't shift into P or R
  117. ('01-'02) Factory alarm FOB no longer working
  118. ('98-'00) Cam belt interval 45k miles for UK SF Forester?
  119. ('14+) Steering wheel wear
  120. ('14+) 2015 forester AC not working!
  121. ('98-'00) Windshield Washer Front Pump (that I know works) not getting power and fuse okay...
  122. ('09-'13) Transmission exchange
  123. ('98-'00) no speedometer/revved out at 4500
  124. ('03-'05) Unlabeled part during alternator removal... Can anybody identify it?
  125. ('14+) 2015 Forester driver side door doesn't fully latch intermittently
  126. ('14+) bluetooth malfunction
  127. ('14+) Is this normal? Hot front brakes + noise (sometimes)
  128. ('14+) 2014 Forester Touring Electrical issues
  129. ('03-'05) Needs Brake Pad/Rotor Replacement Write Up
  130. ('14+) 2014 XT...Engine Stalled at Light
  131. ('06-'08) Auto Stuck in Park + a bunch of warning lights
  132. ('98-'00) Air-Conditioner Question!
  133. ('01-'02) Engine stalled, then ran OK
  134. Check engine light and altrnating high-low revon idling
  135. ('03-'05) High Mileage Road Trip Maintenance
  136. ('14+) Thud noise from boot area
  137. ('03-'05) Help diagnosing cooling system/overheating issue
  138. ('98-'00) 98 Forester shaking on takeoff from a stand still...any ideas?
  139. ('06-'08) oil filters
  140. ('01-'02) Engine 'cough'??
  141. 2004 XT engine cutting out while driving
  142. ('14+) Outside thermomoter very slow to respond.
  143. ('06-'08) 06 small evap emissions leak
  144. ('06-'08) Rear Wheel Bearing AND Drive Shaft?
  145. Rear wiper problems
  146. ('06-'08) Violent rear end vibration during deceleration
  147. Frustrating Forester
  148. ('01-'02) time to change my front wheel bearing!!! help
  149. (All Years) Limited Slip Diff Fluid
  150. ('14+) HEAT is here - AC vent foam seals blew off
  151. ('09-'13) Confused - ABS, flashing 'At Oil Temp', and ESP light with line through it
  152. Steering Question
  153. ('03-'05) A/C Compressor engages / disengages
  154. ('03-'05) 5th gear popping out. Is that easy to solve?
  155. ('03-'05) 04 Forester xt trouble starting after filling gas tank
  156. ('06-'08) Going to attempt an AC clutch fix but need some tool help...
  157. ('14+) 2014 Forester Fan/AC controls temporarily inoperable
  158. ('14+) 2015 FXT went crazy on us.
  159. ('14+) Remaining fuel amount cannot be displayed
  160. ('06-'08) Engine Overheated today
  161. ('09-'13) Help! Oil leak, Rear Brake Pads and Dealer problem
  162. ('03-'05) Overheating '04 XT
  163. ('03-'05) Roughness count and idle hiccup after full top end rebuild
  164. Low tire pressure indicator
  165. ('14+) Moon roof spring sprung
  166. ('06-'08) Alarm Help Alarm
  167. ('98-'00) Leaking trans fluid (again)
  168. ('03-'05) Check Engine light
  169. ('01-'02) forester leaking atf
  170. ('14+) Let's Talk Engine Pinging...
  171. ('06-'08) help with my 06 2.5xt auto
  172. ('03-'05) Problem encountered during Timing Belt change
  173. ('98-'00) Time for the Head Gaskets :(
  174. ('03-'05) What Transmission oil to use
  175. Upkeep tips
  176. ('98-'00) Rock auto wheel bearing and hub
  177. Recall issue
  178. ('09-'13) Tire noise or wheel bearing? Something else?
  179. ('98-'00) headlamp/headlight issues
  180. ('03-'05) Forester SG5 Eco Light Blinking
  181. AC evaporator smelly
  182. ('03-'05) Blower fan motor blew up?
  183. ('03-'05) 2005 Air Conditioning Problem
  184. ('06-'08) Car stalls after gas fill up, P0442 code
  185. ('14+) Doors Unlocking by Themselves
  186. ('01-'02) Auto to manual swap for Forester
  187. ('03-'05) Check Engine Light, bias gas cap?
  188. ('03-'05) New Version Of "Shifter Stuck In Park"
  189. ('09-'13) Questions on ATF
  190. ('03-'05) Wheel alignment.
  191. Clicking noise when turning?
  192. ('98-'00) Subie sounds like a Peterbuilt and other post repair woes
  193. ('03-'05) Temp goes up when A/C is on
  194. ('06-'08) rear axles
  195. Cave newb needs A/C Compressor Lost Compression Help Pls
  196. ('09-'13) Transmission & Brake Fluid bad at 17K?
  197. Fan high pitch noise in cabin and fibergalss dust
  198. ('06-'08) Auto trans problem with key removal??
  199. ('98-'00) 1999 Subaru Forester GT - Sunroof Issue
  200. ('14+) Oil change question.
  201. ('03-'05) Confirming headgasket failure with oil analysis
  202. ('01-'02) Getting 5 codes
  203. ('09-'13) Low oil pressure light & engine revving
  204. ('03-'05) 04 Forester XT - CEL with 6 codes
  205. ('03-'05) What kind of coolant for '04 XT?
  206. ('03-'05) Running a little hot?
  207. ('09-'13) Electrical connectors fell out of dash under glove box... on floor of 2012 Forester
  208. ('09-'13) NHTSA Recall 14V311 - [2009-'13 Forester] - Brake Lines may Fail due to Corrosion
  209. ('98-'00) Security System Problems
  210. P1086 Code after fuel line repair
  211. ('98-'00) Bumpy Brakes
  212. ('98-'00) Rough idle, almost stalls
  213. ('98-'00) Beyond my experience level
  214. ('98-'00) Seat Belt Locked
  215. Why does my alternator belt keep coming loose?
  216. ('14+) Dots or spots on chrome grille?
  217. ('03-'05) Just bought 03 Forester XS
  218. ('98-'00) Clapping/Popping when accelerating
  219. ('98-'00) Random stalling
  220. ('14+) How to reset average MPG after fill up
  221. ('06-'08) Mystery Poor fuel consumption
  222. ('98-'00) A/F sensor
  223. ('14+) Which brand of oil do you use?
  224. ('03-'05) Spluttering Forester 2004
  225. ('98-'00) Need suggestions on wheel bearing noise that isn't wheel bearings!
  226. ('03-'05) Noise from front....?
  227. ('14+) A/C chirp or squeak
  228. ('14+) Emission Control Sensor -CEL
  229. ('03-'05) Just bought an '03 Forester w/ high miles
  230. ('09-'13) P0400's Error Code; Could it be my air filter?
  231. oil drops six , in rafiator resersoir
  232. Just got my '15 Subaru Forester XT, couple of questions
  233. Fun Sunday: Crank/No Start in the Boonies
  234. HELP! On the side of the road
  235. ('09-'13) Replacing water pump with timing belt
  236. ('01-'02) Help! Vacation woes: super slow refuel, gas coming back out
  237. ('14+) XT Touring Acceleration Surge in Cruise Control
  238. ('09-'13) Dodgy Air Conditioning Switch?
  239. ('01-'02) Iridium Spark plugs excessive wear
  240. ('09-'13) error lights
  241. ('03-'05) Thumping while turning right
  242. ('98-'00) PLEASE HELP ME. Radiator / cooling issues?
  243. ('14+) wet seat now seatbelt light
  244. ('03-'05) Lurching/Hesitation @ 2,500 rpm in D4
  245. ('06-'08) Foz "spudders" after putting gas in the tank
  246. ('09-'13) Replacing OEM Remote Start FOB battery
  247. ('03-'05) Head Gasket Going??
  248. ('14+) Rear clunking noise when going over bumps?
  249. Getting discouraged about my Subaru
  250. ('09-'13) Heat Shields/Throughout Bearing