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: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty



  1. ('03-'05) valve cover gasket leak questions
  2. ('14+) 2015 XT Premium CVT squeak when slowing down
  3. ('03-'05) Cat cover rattling?
  4. ('14+) 2015 Forester Eyesight Sunlight Washout
  5. ('09-'13) Repair or Trade This Oil Burner?
  6. (All Years) Radiator Leak -When Did Yours Blow?
  7. ('03-'05) Fault codes P1496 and P1492 EGR issues
  8. ('98-'00) Help~ Overheating immediately after HG job
  9. ('01-'02) Stuttering while turning?
  10. ('14+) Pleather trouble in the 2014 XT!
  11. First Oil Change?
  12. ('01-'02) Gears won't change please help
  13. ('14+) 2015 XTP, 3rd CEL @ 2433 mi
  14. "Time for checkup" message
  15. ('14+) Forester Oil Change Interval
  16. ('14+) Foot setting for HVAC doesn't just target foot ?!
  17. ('09-'13) AC fan not coming on with comp??
  18. ('98-'00) Sf5 forester GT, flat spot, fuel cut
  19. ('09-'13) map Sensor
  20. ('01-'02) Could a Head Gasket start leaking again after 30K miles...really?
  21. ('03-'05) drive train leak somewhere pictures included
  22. ('98-'00) Forester rear sound?
  23. ('14+) Hatch not opening with button (was:forester)
  24. ('01-'02) dies on initial cold start
  25. ('14+) Squeaking Rear End
  26. complaints about new 2015 Forester (merged thread)
  27. 04 FXT CEL Bulb
  28. ('03-'05) P0011 and P0021 even after oil change and replacing turbo
  29. Photo Request: Drain locations for oil, diffs, transmission.
  30. ('98-'00) Front End Shimmy
  31. ('09-'13) 2013 Forester Problem after Oil change
  32. ('09-'13) Fluid changes, whoo!
  33. ('01-'02) 2001 Timing belt replacement
  34. ('09-'13) Correct Spark for 09 forester 2.0 n/a DOHC
  35. ('03-'05) high-pitched squeak on startup
  36. ('01-'02) Power steering leaking, squealing and clicking. At Wit's end!
  37. ('14+) Subaru Forester 2014 - What is green fluid?
  38. Need help please - electrical
  39. ('14+) Accidentally Drained Transmission (CVT Fluid) From My 2014 Forester
  40. ('03-'05) Forester XT producing a whining noise whilst being driven.
  41. ('98-'00) 98 Forester Stalling and Dying No Power
  42. ('14+) Display Issues
  43. ('03-'05) '04 Forester Timing Belt Broke - Future:?
  44. ('03-'05) Head Gasket? Bubbles in tank, but no leaks external, maybe (hope) bad radiator cap?
  45. ('06-'08) Speedomeeter/Tachometer stopped working momentarily
  46. Rear hatch closer doesn't work?
  47. ('14+) 2015 forester premium back camera alert beeps?
  48. ('01-'02) diagnosis?
  49. ('14+) Need Help: Rough Idle, Many Failed OBDII Test Readings
  50. ('06-'08) Power steering problems
  51. ('03-'05) 2004 FXT P0457 code after searching for slow fueling problem source
  52. Forester with 247,000.mi, same timing belt.
  53. ('14+) 14 forester has metal sounding rattle dash/engine
  54. ('03-'05) Dirty cam sensor line???
  55. ('14+) Steering wheel peeling
  56. ('09-'13) How to find online part: tensioner pulley for PK belt
  57. ('03-'05) Bad Vibrations When reaching Highway Speeds
  58. ('14+) 2015 XTP, 2nd CEL @ 2316mi
  59. ('03-'05) The solenoid with no name (04' Forester)
  60. Loud knocking on full lock 2010 Forester Turbo Diesel
  61. ('01-'02) Brakes go to the floor...again!
  62. ('03-'05) A/C Issues!
  63. ('09-'13) My homemade jack stand pads
  64. ('09-'13) OBD2 Port Not working
  65. what to do with my 2004...
  66. ('03-'05) 04 FXT cranks but will not start (HELP NEEDED)
  67. ('06-'08) Radiator installation issues
  68. ('14+) Help Identify New '14 Noise - "Distant Jackhammer"
  69. ('06-'08) HELP belts shouldn't be this difficult
  70. ('98-'00) Loose valve stem?
  71. ('98-'00) Someone please help translate my live data feed!
  72. ('06-'08) Check Engine on with flashing Cruise
  73. ('98-'00) Grinding/sqealing noise, with belts off
  74. ('06-'08) Help? Roof Rack Bolt Stripped!
  75. ('09-'13) Drivetrain warranty - replaced short block
  76. ('09-'13) before I drive my forester2011 for a 2,000 mile trip, what should I do for my car?
  77. ('14+) Two windshields in four months...
  78. ('03-'05) newb question??
  79. ('98-'00) Front sway bar endlink bolts coming loose
  80. ('14+) Anyone w 2.5i model NOT experiencing bucking at mid to light acceleration?
  81. ('09-'13) Remote Starter: works intermittently
  82. ('98-'00) Gas smell, dripping down tank from above
  83. ('03-'05) Subaru Forester 2005 2.0x won't start
  84. 2009 DRL sometimes stay on
  85. ('09-'13) High fuel Consumption, no Check engine light
  86. ('09-'13) Security light blinking
  87. ('01-'02) Subaru Forester Fuel Pump Relay
  88. ('03-'05) AC/ Belt jumping issue PLEASE HELP!!
  89. ('01-'02) A/C disconnect on acceleration
  90. ('03-'05) Vibration at high RPM - reduced but still there???
  91. bad turbo gasket?
  92. HELP - CEL, Flashing Cruise, Traction Control light flashing on 2012
  93. ('06-'08) 2006 Forester with 170k miles maintenance
  94. ('14+) '15 Forester XT rough idle
  95. ('06-'08) fuel pump relay
  96. ('03-'05) Misfire Problems
  97. ('06-'08) Another a/c compressor thread! (But different)
  98. ('06-'08) car has a problem starting
  99. ('01-'02) Lower MPG, higher oil consumption
  100. ('03-'05) Took the plunge and decided to do my timing belt. Need some advice....
  101. ('06-'08) Low on coolant after close to 2500 miles
  102. need ID help
  103. ('98-'00) quick fwd question
  104. ('03-'05) intermittent Climate Control issue
  105. ('98-'00) Help with EGR system part number
  106. ('06-'08) Car shakes when releasing clutch in 1st
  107. (All Years) Forester 2005 Engine Vibration 5th gear
  108. ('01-'02) 2002 Subaru Forester L- 5spd
  109. 2002 forester bucking, lurching
  110. ('14+) MySubaru service codes?
  111. ('09-'13) cannot speed up above 60mile/h, why?
  112. Power loss uphill, kickdown playing up too
  113. ('09-'13) another throttle body cleaning and seafoam question
  114. 2015 Forester Owner needs advice
  115. ('14+) Ambient temperature sensor slow to "warm up"
  116. ('14+) New Forester XT - grille fading after a day with the dealer?
  117. ('06-'08) P2443 Secondary air injection System switching valve Stuck Closed
  118. ('14+) Door rattle '14' Forester
  119. ('14+) Not using vehicle for extended time / Disconnecting battery
  120. ('06-'08) 06 fxt weird noises out of nowhere today (video linked)
  121. ('98-'00) 1999 Forester L power and electrical issues and resolution
  122. ('09-'13) oil leak stopped with fuel upgrade?
  123. ('01-'02) How do I Inspect Head Gaskets for Leaks?
  124. ('98-'00) Clutch pedal fade and creaking when hot
  125. ('14+) 2015 FXT P000A Code - Camshaft Position
  126. 2003 Forester - struggle crank over
  127. BOOM -- white smoke pouring out from under the hood
  128. ('98-'00) Idle stuck at 1300-1500 high idle code and knock sensor code
  129. ('14+) Idid my first oil change today on my Forester
  130. New member w/ white forester and questions
  131. ('14+) New 2015 XT problems
  132. ('14+) windshield fluid container leak ?
  133. ('14+) Use of foam (not rubber) gasket at fuel tank access hatches in 2015 Forester
  134. ('03-'05) ac help
  135. 2008 Forester Mirrors.
  136. ('09-'13) Fluid Change Help
  137. ('03-'05) 2004 Forester XS Startup Problems
  138. HELP! newby in need of adult supervision.
  139. ('14+) Weird smell in the mountains
  140. ('03-'05) '04 instruments partially dead
  141. ('03-'05) 2004 Forester Exhaust Question
  142. ('03-'05) Vibration at high RPM after Timing Belt Change?
  143. ('06-'08) Intermittent Overheat
  144. ('09-'13) Warning lights after service
  145. (All Years) KCA-335 Whiteline Com C Problems **Do not buy**
  146. ('03-'05) My Forester sounds like a diesel on start and accelleration. Why?
  147. 2007 forester xt lower control arms
  148. ('09-'13) 2009 a/c help needed
  149. ('14+) HK/Nav unit - title info + art display in ipod mod blinking on/off
  150. ('14+) 2014 Forester AT Temp Light Issue
  151. ('03-'05) Forester is down
  152. Maintenance recommendations for low-mileage forester
  153. Stinky A/C
  154. ('03-'05) ECU is probably dead, what's involved?
  155. (All Years) Should You Change Your Oil Every 15,000 Miles
  156. ('03-'05) 04 XT Oil Smoke - From Where? (Video)
  157. ('03-'05) Help diagnose these symptoms!!
  158. ('03-'05) rebuilt forester
  159. ('03-'05) Rusty XT
  160. ('09-'13) p0011+p0021= a new power train
  161. ('06-'08) SPT short throw shifter/Intake
  162. ('09-'13) Problem with 2011 Forester after oil change
  163. ('98-'00) forester overheating
  164. ('06-'08) Secondary Air Valve issue and Customer Rights!
  165. ('09-'13) Pinging noise
  166. ('03-'05) Forester consumer large amount of oil
  167. ('09-'13) Need a theory--EJ25 using oil after HG replacement????
  168. ('01-'02) '02 Forester engine trouble
  169. '02 Forester engine trouble
  170. ('03-'05) FORESTER,PO420, changed Lambda Sensor, now PO131
  171. ('03-'05) What is this???
  172. ('98-'00) Interchangeable spindle/knuckle options?
  173. ('09-'13) Unusual brake problem
  174. ('03-'05) Injector swap - now white smoke and stall, HELP please
  175. ('98-'00) Neutral switch and reverse switch the same???
  176. ('06-'08) Name this tune.
  177. 2010 electrical dead
  178. ('03-'05) General Beginner Advice?
  179. ('06-'08) Cluster Swap
  180. ('98-'00) Forester Overheating... need troubleshooting help please
  181. ('03-'05) Alternator help please!
  182. ('09-'13) New Subaru Owner, and some small problem
  183. ('98-'00) I need serious help drivetrain issue
  184. ('06-'08) Strut replacement questions
  185. The most annoying and persistent squeak from my hatch...
  186. ('14+) Engine Fan making a clicking noise
  187. ('09-'13) Squeak/Scrape Noise from Engine Compartment
  188. ('98-'00) Misfires on 2 and 4 - 2000 L Manual
  189. ('09-'13) P2096 CEL, O2 sensor location?
  190. ('09-'13) Cooling System Conditioner questions
  191. ('06-'08) Battery light on, no brake light
  192. ('09-'13) Preparing for cross country road trip.
  193. ('98-'00) Bought today- found a BIG problem- dealer fixed it!
  194. ('03-'05) Questions for first time brake job
  195. ('14+) 2015 Forester Broke down with 103 miles on it. Please Help!
  196. ('09-'13) Hard shifting when hot
  197. ('09-'13) 2009 Forester - Cannot LOCK door remotely with electronic key
  198. ('09-'13) Koyo plastic capped radiator
  199. ('14+) Refash on ECU
  200. ('09-'13) Head Gasket Leak (2010 X PZEV)?
  201. ('09-'13) Sounds like spark knock but only w/ air cond on
  202. ('06-'08) I filled my collant to the full hot line when it was cold :(
  203. (All Years) Put 4 cycle engine oil in gas tank
  204. ('09-'13) Reading the dip stick ...
  205. ('03-'05) Vent Knob Problem/Question
  206. ('06-'08) heavy power steering-obvious solution
  207. ('98-'00) Is this a timing belt sound?
  208. ('98-'00) Chasing a marbles noise on downshift coasting
  209. ('03-'05) Are timing belt tensioners really all made by the same company?
  210. ('06-'08) 08 FXT from HELL
  211. ('03-'05) Old Monkey with new Subaru, need advice re timing/waterpump etc. DIY vrs Stealership
  212. ('09-'13) 11 Forester X Steering wheel vibrates when steering
  213. ('03-'05) Engine Misfire with sparks at the ignition coil
  214. ('06-'08) Engine oil leak on steering rack
  215. ('01-'02) Car died, and wont start now.
  216. ('14+) '14 Making Noise When Stopped at Light
  217. ('01-'02) CV Joints & Head Gasket -- Will I have to deal with these again?
  218. ('01-'02) Hatch Problems
  219. ('03-'05) Loud engine drone between 1800 and 2200 rpm
  220. ('98-'00) Transmission Dipstick Tube Removal 4EAT
  221. ('98-'00) P0340, engine will turn over, not start
  222. ('06-'08) Cannot start engine after rebuild
  223. ('03-'05) another cooling system issue, HG?
  224. ('09-'13) Transmission Issue/Shudder
  225. ('09-'13) Forester 2009 coolant temperature red light
  226. Front passanger seat air bag operation?
  227. ('03-'05) 2.5XT Forester Issues...
  228. ('03-'05) Forester 2.5XT Blown Turbo...
  229. ('14+) My Forester 2.0 XT 2014 is blocked?
  230. ('98-'00) loose shifter
  231. ('98-'00) 98 cruise control not working
  232. ('06-'08) 06 2.0 auto N/a Forester - auto good?
  233. ('03-'05) P0302 and P0021 FIXED! Success found here
  234. ('03-'05) What's missing
  235. ('01-'02) Keyless Entry Control Module
  236. ('03-'05) Noob Question - Change Headlight Bulb
  237. ('14+) Oil Change Pumps
  238. ('98-'00) First check of service engine light! Nice list....
  239. Bought a Used Subaru Forester and Now Needs an Engine Replacement!!!
  240. ('14+) 2015 XTP, CEL @ 1,333 miles
  241. ('06-'08) random electrical issues 2008 forester
  242. ('03-'05) 2003 Forester Fog light change?
  243. ('14+) Oil change maintenance question
  244. ('03-'05) Transmission Problem?
  245. ('98-'00) Code p1507
  246. air conditioning 2004
  247. ('09-'13) Bizarre window problem
  248. ('06-'08) Timing belt maintenance
  249. ('06-'08) Car won't start but battery is fine
  250. ('03-'05) Overheating FXT