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: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty



  1. (All Years) Noise from drivers front wheel
  2. ('03-'05) clicking from actuator attached to air filter
  3. ('14+) Do I have to maintenance at the dealer's shop?
  4. ('98-'00) noise on acceleration on taking off
  5. ('98-'00) 98 2.5 DOHC code 0304 misfire
  6. ('09-'13) New Owner of 09 Got Check Engine Light, Stability control light and no cruise control
  7. ('03-'05) 2005 Forester- drivers side window gear assembly slipping
  8. ('03-'05) How smooth should the EGR valve pintle slide?
  9. Airbox Sealing. Am I the only one?
  10. ('98-'00) 1998 Forester with more codes than the matrix...Help me if you can
  11. Did they change the oil?
  12. ('09-'13) Help! Strange water leak (09 PZEV Forester)
  13. ('01-'02) Radiator cap spraying after replacing radiator
  14. ('06-'08) Deposit in exhaust tip
  15. First Gen Fozzy Question
  16. ('03-'05) need some input im a little stuck here
  17. ('09-'13) inside air filter - 2013 glove box removal
  18. ('03-'05) Check engine light after replacing timing belt
  19. ('01-'02) 2001 forester ignition/shift lever problem
  20. ('98-'00) Radiator Help
  21. ('98-'00) Please Help! P0141
  22. ('03-'05) Car only "overheats" in cold weather
  23. ('14+) New Forester & Rear Wiper Does Not Work!
  24. ('06-'08) Advice on securing my battery?
  25. Timing belt service question/ Local mechanic?
  26. ('03-'05) 05 2.5L Non-Turbo Fosi Clattering and knocking.... :(
  27. ('06-'08) irksome problem (head scratching)
  28. ('06-'08) Forester XT starting/immobiliser problem.
  29. Help! Timing belt failure 50km after replacement
  30. ('06-'08) Timing belt kit
  31. ('14+) 2014 2.5i K&N panel filter install
  32. ('03-'05) Longevity of Turbo engine
  33. ('06-'08) Rpms dip low when clutching to come to a stop
  34. ('06-'08) Repeated engine flooding
  35. ('98-'00) Won't start after changing fuel filter
  36. ('03-'05) 2.5 NA, second set of head gaskets leaking
  37. ('01-'02) CEL, but no codes
  38. ('03-'05) Problems with my turbo
  39. Should I be paying this much for this repair?
  40. I need your advice
  41. ('98-'00) '98 Forester Alternator bolts?
  42. (All Years) Windshield Wiper not working! Yes, i've tightend :)
  43. ('01-'02) Outside Temperature
  44. ('01-'02) Climate Control - Rattle and No Defog
  45. ('98-'00) P0440 code, proper way to clear it?
  46. ('98-'00) Starting issues
  47. ('03-'05) Gas is becoming an annoyance
  48. ('01-'02) Subaru Forester car alarm goes off every time I unlock the door
  49. ('03-'05) knocking noise in front end when hitting bumps
  50. ('14+) Coolant Temp. - is it possible to get actual temp from sensor
  51. ('14+) 2014 Forester won't drive straight (merged thread)
  52. (All Years) Rebuilding (some) starters
  53. ('14+) High Rpm at low speeds?
  54. ('06-'08) rattle: right front passenger compartment
  55. ('09-'13) 2009 Cowl Removal
  56. (All Years) Front Axle Oil Seals
  57. ('98-'00) door ajar light stays on runs down battery
  58. ('98-'00) Turning Corners and Start-up noise help.
  59. Just bought my 04 XT, few questions!
  60. ('98-'00) help over heating in zub zero temps!
  61. ('09-'13) 2009 FXT Battery Drain
  62. ('06-'08) unstable idle, fuel smell, poor mileage
  63. Differential Fluid Change
  64. 98 Forester PO400 code
  65. Weird sound
  66. ('09-'13) Keyless entry has quit working
  67. ('06-'08) Boost Solenoid
  68. ('01-'02) CEL and MIL?
  69. ('14+) 2014 XT turbo lag feels like parking brake is on!
  70. ('09-'13) liquid sprays from tailpipes 2012 forester
  71. ('14+) alloys lug nut torque spec?
  72. ('14+) Odd rear end rattle/squeaking/clanking
  73. ('09-'13) Contaminated Gasoline
  74. ('14+) Forester cabin filter replacement
  75. ('01-'02) Forester P0130 and P0301 codes
  76. (All Years) Coincidence? Alternator or Battery?
  77. ('03-'05) P2097 subaru is saying I new a new cat!? Anyone ran into this before?
  78. ('03-'05) Power Steering Pump?
  79. ('09-'13) Torque Bind when Cold
  80. ('06-'08) RPM at highway speeds?
  81. ('09-'13) Blown Turbo/Engine/never ending problems
  82. ('09-'13) Overfill of oil
  83. ('98-'00) Random powerloss
  84. ('03-'05) '05 XT turbo replace parts&help sought in south NJ
  85. ('09-'13) Synthetic oil, claims 15,000 miles
  86. ('14+) Rattles and squeaks
  87. ('98-'00) Clutch adjustment gone wrong?
  88. ('03-'05) Lights out! Please help..
  89. ('98-'00) 98 impreza bucking, shuddering, backfiring
  90. ('14+) wrong oil at first oil change 14 Forester XT
  91. ('03-'05) '05 forester loud engine noise at cold starts.
  92. ('14+) 2.5i Touring CVT Inconsistent Acceleration
  93. ('03-'05) I smell gas vapor and have a code, 2003 Forester XS
  94. ('98-'00) Loss of Electric When Sitting
  95. ('03-'05) 03 losing heat at idle.
  96. Red 2000 Forester is up running again!!! But,...
  97. ('03-'05) SG9 XT strange sound
  98. ('98-'00) New Forester
  99. ('14+) New FXT gold plus and maintenance extended?
  100. ('14+) 2014 XT 2.0 Touring catalytic converter failed
  101. ('14+) 2014 Forester - I think this qualifies as heavier-than-normal use, no? Maintenance ?s
  102. ('03-'05) Subaru overheating, reservoir full
  103. ('14+) Battery Charge last night / Now dead again
  104. ('03-'05) So you think Subarus are good cars huh...
  105. ('09-'13) Stretch belt tools?
  106. ('09-'13) Curt trailer hitch installation
  107. steering problem
  108. ('98-'00) No spark at coil #4 only
  109. 2014 forester Error Codes
  110. (All Years) SPT Exhaust affecting warranty?
  111. ('03-'05) 5MT Transmission Problem
  112. ('01-'02) Over heating help
  113. ('98-'00) Methodology for fixing P0400 EGR?
  114. ('01-'02) Forester lagging/stumbling
  115. ('14+) 2014 Manual Transmission Forester Needs New Engine
  116. ('09-'13) Spending alot on an Oil Change (Forester) 12
  117. ('98-'00) can't start forester
  118. ('98-'00) 2000 Forester timing belt does not move?
  119. ('06-'08) shuddering/thumping noise during acceleration from a stop/low speed
  120. ('09-'13) 2012 Spark Plug, Which is the OEM?
  121. ('06-'08) -25C would not restart until left a couple hours
  122. ('98-'00) Smog time, anyone use an LM-2?
  123. 2014 Forester Limited X-Mode Smell?
  124. ('03-'05) CEL pops on only on highway
  125. ('03-'05) bad crank pully? belt breaking
  126. ('01-'02) Engine noise with video
  127. AC compressor blowing smoke
  128. ('03-'05) Burning smell
  129. ('14+) Engine break-in and 0W-20 Oil
  130. ('03-'05) Turbo Replacement
  131. ('14+) Oil temp question
  132. ('98-'00) 1998 Forester won't start
  133. ('98-'00) Flashing Check Engine then shut off
  134. ('06-'08) Head Gasket Leaking 06
  135. ('03-'05) Do I have the worst luck ever?
  136. ('01-'02) Spark plug problem
  137. ('01-'02) Starting Gremlins driving me insane
  138. ('98-'00) Multiple misfires p0302 p0304b p0420
  139. New & Confussed Owner
  140. ('03-'05) Honey and the window switch :(
  141. ('01-'02) winding noise related to engine speed
  142. Hello Need help!! Very excited to be here tho!
  143. ('03-'05) Not Accelerating Properly
  144. ('01-'02) overheating
  145. ('14+) First Oil Change
  146. Smells like ATF fluid..?
  147. ('01-'02) Mysterious Overheating
  148. ('01-'02) Evap canister mounts?! Part #?
  149. ('14+) 2014 drivers side door, problem?
  150. ('03-'05) Another "No AWD, just FWD" thread.
  151. ('03-'05) Someone please help
  152. ('01-'02) Timing belt
  153. ('14+) condensation inside left foglight?
  154. ('14+) [2014 forester limited edition] Gear or transmission problem!!
  155. ('98-'00) Rattle rattles...
  156. ('01-'02) Alternator problems
  157. ('01-'02) Down in a hole - multiple issues, trying to decide best plan of attack
  158. ('01-'02) Wont turn over
  159. (All Years) Stalling issue's with '97 forester
  160. ('09-'13) Whining sound after having diff fluid changed
  161. ('03-'05) Differential Bolt Head sizes and Crush Washers
  162. ('06-'08) Should Subaru have replaced the throw out bearing?
  163. ('06-'08) 08 Forester XT dash lights showing/problem
  164. ('14+) Sound from bump
  165. ('09-'13) Transmission/differential fluid"failed"at 29K miles?
  166. ('14+) '14 FXT 22k miles..already a failed solenoid!?
  167. ('14+) crush washer/gasket
  168. ('09-'13) Water leak into cabin (not ac drain)
  169. (All Years) Gates Timing Belt Kits - FYI
  170. ('01-'02) 02 Forester will not start
  171. ('03-'05) Something smells...
  172. Smell of Fuel.
  173. ('06-'08) Power steering issues in the winter
  174. ('03-'05) Funny screeching noise around 100-120kmh
  175. ('09-'13) Electrical/controller Ghost turning on my passenger map light!
  176. ('09-'13) Subtle Noise and Poor Fuel Economy
  177. ('01-'02) Possible ABS problem??
  178. ('09-'13) NEED HELP 09 Forester XT
  179. ('98-'00) How to tell which gas filler neck I need
  180. ('01-'02) 02' Forester electrical not working/won't turn over (even with new battery)
  181. ('03-'05) 2005 FXT: AC runs cold-warm-cold-warm-etc.
  182. ('03-'05) Help Me Troubleshoot
  183. ('14+) Forester Limited - Outside temp reading is low
  184. ('09-'13) 2009 Forester Issue: my AC belt tore, now my climate controls don't work???
  185. New with questions
  186. ('14+) L/R Side Mirror control button keeps falling off
  187. ('06-'08) P0021
  188. ('14+) Rear defroster
  189. ('09-'13) heater fan and rear defroster
  190. ('09-'13) Another humming noise thread...
  191. ('03-'05) Just got a P0010 Camshaft code On a 2004 subaru forester 2.5xt
  192. ('03-'05) Coolant Smell
  193. ('03-'05) About to give up
  194. electric steering blues [again]
  195. ('06-'08) Vehicle Speed Sensor Question
  196. ('06-'08) HG, throwout, clutch, timing, water pump, + at 122k mi
  197. P0028 Intake Valve Control Range/Performance (Bank 2)
  198. ('01-'02) Fuel system depressurization
  199. ('98-'00) Shift lock repair necessary?
  200. ('03-'05) New Forester owner
  201. ('03-'05) Turbo grenaded
  202. Squealing noise on cold start in -20 weather
  203. Clicking noise (on/off, on/off) under hood when car "revs"
  204. Forester (2001) Engine Code help
  205. Dash board rattle
  206. (All Years) gurgling/water and grinding engine noise during cold when in gear
  207. ('14+) Snow and Ice on Roof Caused Shimmy in Steering Wheel
  208. ('06-'08) 2007 Foz wouldn't start in the cold
  209. ('09-'13) 2011 Subaru Forester, Burning smell getting out of snow?
  210. (14+) Worthless defroster / foot heater / overall winter usage
  211. ('03-'05) Front engine whining noise
  212. ('03-'05) Need help, car died!
  213. ('09-'13) timing belt 2009 Forester 2.5 sohc
  214. ('03-'05) Help! Engine boiled over!
  215. ('14+) Forester 2.5i Touring - washer fluid sprayers
  216. ('01-'02) 02 Rear Defrost Help!!
  217. ('01-'02) rear wiper won't turn off
  218. ('03-'05) Subaru service ?
  219. ('09-'13) 122K Miles - Clutch head gasket Service/Repalcement Questions
  220. ('03-'05) Forester @ 105,000 Miles & all original parts...what needs replacing?
  221. Engine Oil leaks Subaru Forester 2004 xt
  222. ('14+) How long is warranty on catalytic converter ?
  223. ('14+) Defrost "continuous" setting won't stay set
  224. ('03-'05) 2003 2.5 XS / Different Blower Motor ?
  225. ('14+) '14 Forester XT - Problem with engine and other lights coming on
  226. ('03-'05) 03 Forester Fuel leak on passenger side rear when tank is full
  227. ('14+) No 2 beeps/chirps on power gate operation
  228. ('01-'02) Got an engine noise I can't nail down
  229. ('03-'05) 2003 Forester X shifting weird
  230. ('03-'05) Cooling System Issue
  231. ('03-'05) Lets talk p0011
  232. Bearing Noise?
  233. ('14+) 2014 Forester mp3/cd player has no power, fuse is fine
  234. ('03-'05) Oil capacity on 05 x model ?
  235. ('14+) Forester Limited - Minor 'nits'
  236. ('03-'05) Tires/Wheels Growl
  237. Fine Dust Intrusion from Rear Doors
  238. ('06-'08) 2006 Forester XT....."J" service details?
  239. type of oil
  240. ('09-'13) Pulling the heads in a shop- a few tips
  241. ('98-'00) 1998 Forester L: Interchangeable Parts?
  242. ('09-'13) 2012 Forester Valve cover leak
  243. My master fuse keeps blowing
  244. ('14+) Possible CVT Problem?
  245. Rattle in my 2014 Forester
  246. ('03-'05) Transmission Problem - emergency?
  247. cost to replace catalytic converter over $2k ??
  248. ('03-'05) FXT '04 Oil and filter change interval
  249. ('06-'08) 08 Outback Sport with misfire on 1 and 2
  250. (All Years) Sounds like a Diesel engine after extensive work