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: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty



  1. ('09-'13) Dodgy Air Conditioning Switch?
  2. ('01-'02) Iridium Spark plugs excessive wear
  3. ('09-'13) error lights
  4. ('03-'05) Thumping while turning right
  5. ('98-'00) PLEASE HELP ME. Radiator / cooling issues?
  6. ('14+) wet seat now seatbelt light
  7. ('03-'05) Lurching/Hesitation @ 2,500 rpm in D4
  8. ('06-'08) Foz "spudders" after putting gas in the tank
  9. ('09-'13) Replacing OEM Remote Start FOB battery
  10. ('03-'05) Head Gasket Going??
  11. ('14+) Rear clunking noise when going over bumps?
  12. Getting discouraged about my Subaru
  13. ('09-'13) Heat Shields/Throughout Bearing
  14. Dealing with the Dealership
  15. ('98-'00) Forester Timing Belt/Cam Question
  16. ('01-'02) Thermostat Help.
  17. New Forester First Oil Change
  18. ('98-'00) Can anyone tell me if these are new head gaskets?
  19. ('09-'13) 2009 Forester After Accident
  20. ('98-'00) 2000 sf5 gt forester rough idle and stalling
  21. ('14+) Forester 2014 XT - ECU software problems
  22. ('06-'08) Dealer recommends timing belt at 90k?
  23. ('98-'00) Only 5k out of rear wheel bearings.
  24. ('03-'05) thin white smoke from 04 FXT exhaust
  25. ('09-'13) Rough idle and accelleration at start up
  26. ('14+) Subaru Forester Bluetooth Issue
  27. ('98-'00) Cruise Control
  28. ('98-'00) rust prevention on new rear subframe
  29. ('01-'02) p0444 CEL, What should I replace
  30. ('01-'02) Intermittent CEL P0130 (Oxygen Sensor Circuit Malfunction Bank 1 Sensor 1)
  31. ('03-'05) need help with wheel hub assembly and axl shaft!!
  32. ('03-'05) Rough/Low Idle and Stalling
  33. ('03-'05) Hmm oil in the intercooler???
  34. ('14+) 1st Oil Change: 1K or 6K miles??
  35. ('09-'13) Just changed belts
  36. ('14+) Bluetooth Handsfree Call Clarity
  37. Just bought a used 2005 Subaru Forester!
  38. ('14+) Strange creaking sound from front suspension when slow brake + turn
  39. ('03-'05) Blowing blue smoke on start up before and after head gasket job
  40. ('03-'05) Wheel noise in the summer?
  41. ('03-'05) What is a burnt exhaust valve?
  42. loping idle
  43. ('98-'00) High Idle S turbo
  44. ('09-'13) 2012 forester x at 100 k
  45. ('01-'02) need cold AC.
  46. ('09-'13) 2009 forester 2.5 SOHC Radio display blank
  47. ('06-'08) Oil cooler gasket/film replacement cost
  48. 2007 will not start
  49. ('09-'13) Wrong Oil???
  50. ('98-'00) rear seat belt
  51. 2015 forester XT A/C
  52. ('03-'05) Smelly interior
  53. (All Years) A/C Compressor Interchangeability?
  54. ('03-'05) Sunroof brackets out of alignment
  55. ('03-'05) P0457 Code Solution
  56. ('14+) Warranty and Oil Changes
  57. ('03-'05) Overheating & Spotting with KOYO Rad
  58. ('98-'00) Problem starting a 99 Subaru Forester
  59. ('09-'13) Terrible Fuel Economy
  60. ('06-'08) Check engine light and cruise control light flashing
  61. ('98-'00) Forester 1998 Hesitating After Warmup
  62. ('03-'05) is 10w40 ok?
  63. ('01-'02) Steering Wheel "Wander" After Strut Replcmnt
  64. ('03-'05) 05-Bad O2 sensor?
  65. ('06-'08) A/C compressor replaced-Now a gurgling sound
  66. ('98-'00) Electrical issue.
  67. ('09-'13) forester air conditioning, left cold, right blows warm
  68. ('14+) Play in the transmission when shifting from drive to reverse
  69. ('03-'05) 2005 Outback vent problem
  70. ('06-'08) '07 FXT Giving Misfires in Cylinders 2 and 4
  71. ('03-'05) valve adjustment with lpg
  72. ('03-'05) Interesting CEL coming on
  73. ('14+) Cold Start Timing Chain Rattle/Knocking Noise
  74. ('14+) Batteries die
  75. ('98-'00) EJ205 Turbo Workshop Manual HELP!!
  76. ('01-'02) Forester won't start and alarm goes off randomly
  77. ('03-'05) Popping noise opening power window
  78. O2 sensor?
  79. ('14+) trouble with ignition key
  80. ('03-'05) horn sound problem
  81. ('14+) Oil drain plug socket size?
  82. ('03-'05) Heavy Feel & Jerky tranny
  83. ('14+) Windshield Washer Resevoir
  84. ('03-'05) P0302 and P0304 Subaru Forester
  85. ('03-'05) 05 Forester Transmission problem
  86. ('14+) Do i need to change the oil sooner?
  87. ('03-'05) Rust, an isolated area or hidden disaster?
  88. ('03-'05) Seat belt warning light
  89. ('14+) Where is the oil drain plug?
  90. ('09-'13) Mystery Squeal/Rattle Sound (with Videos) that Nobody Can Identify
  91. ('03-'05) So the diagnosis wasn't good...
  92. ('06-'08) Can a shredded AC belt cause a new timing belt to slip?
  93. ('09-'13) FB25 Engine Coolant Discussion
  94. ('01-'02) Shuddering during warm-up
  95. ('06-'08) Door ajar and dome light
  96. ('06-'08) Aisin water pump part number?
  97. ('03-'05) Loose wire in engine bay
  98. ('03-'05) Loud squeal when coming to a stop on 2004 Subaru forester 2.5XT
  99. ('06-'08) Owners Manual question
  100. ('14+) 2014 Squeaky driver seat?
  101. ('01-'02) Need help! Don't know where to start!
  102. ('98-'00) How do you add AC compressor oil?
  103. ('14+) Car threw a bunch of errors simultaneously
  104. ('06-'08) Engine knock only at very high RPM
  105. Coolant foamed and rusted
  106. ('98-'00) Puzzled
  107. ('06-'08) Another first CEL P1443
  108. check engine light
  109. ('03-'05) Replace HG?
  110. ('98-'00) High tank pressure, P1441, P0453 and gas smell in cabin
  111. Windows - Wind Noise
  112. ('09-'13) Rear view mirror mount
  113. ('98-'00) My head gasket only lasted 6,000 miles?
  114. ('01-'02) CEL - P0328 performance issues
  115. ('03-'05) after timing belt change: overheating, burst upper rad hose, drove on hot engine
  116. ('03-'05) Bad ac clutch? - merged thread
  117. ('03-'05) Gearbox whine on 2004 Forester XT - help please
  118. ('01-'02) Coolant spraying from cap and tank, overflow....overflowing??
  119. ('06-'08) White/gray smoke coming out of the hood after driving uphill for a couple of miles.
  120. ('03-'05) forester don't start after the paint shop
  121. Purchased a 2002 S with 135k miles
  122. ('09-'13) 2011 AC condenser replacment
  123. ('03-'05) Sunroof Problems
  124. ('06-'08) Noisy during high speeds after tint install
  125. ('03-'05) A few qeustions regaurding stored codes and the CEL.
  126. ('01-'02) Filler neck
  127. ('14+) TSB for fuel gauge?
  128. ('14+) Passport Warranty Question
  129. ('14+) Added Security New Car Plan
  130. ('98-'00) Speed Sensor 1998 Manual Trans
  131. ('09-'13) 2009 forester 2.5 SOHC Coil Ingnition Coil Plug Numbering
  132. ('03-'05) clunk sound while returning to neutral driver side front wheel
  133. '09 Radio, Clock sometimes not working after start-up
  134. ('09-'13) Hissing when clutch is in.
  135. ('03-'05) 05 FXT: running on spare for how long?
  136. ('09-'13) Power Steering Failure
  137. New Car!
  138. ('98-'00) Occasional strange squeek
  139. ('03-'05) Overheating/Sensor Problem
  140. ('03-'05) Sluggish speedometer
  141. ('09-'13) 2009 Forester 2.5X blown engine
  142. ('01-'02) '01 forester 2.5L mt lurching
  143. ('03-'05) 04 fxt pulsing during acceleration.
  144. ('03-'05) busted coolant line, maybe?
  145. ('03-'05) Blown Turbo, Metal in the oil
  146. ('14+) Maintenance Question. (14' FXT)
  147. ('03-'05) Thump-thump-thump 04 Forester
  148. ('06-'08) 2006 Forester A/C issue
  149. ('09-'13) Rattling Noise - Loose Heat Shield
  150. ('03-'05) CEL flashing, goes away after restart.
  151. ('14+) Pre-vacation Check
  152. ('01-'02) Acceleration very rough between 78-88 MPH??
  153. ('01-'02) 2001 Forester - Rear Brake Lines
  154. ('98-'00) Sudden Idle Surge
  155. ('03-'05) blinking CLE and engine shaking after timing belt replacement
  156. ('09-'13) Cost to replace 4EAT in 09 Forester
  157. ('09-'13) A/C issue
  158. ('06-'08) Help! Low idle
  159. ('09-'13) MY09 Forester bad engine sound
  160. ('98-'00) Speedo Troubles lol
  161. ('03-'05) Idler Pulley
  162. ('03-'05) Car kicks at around 20 mph. maybe trans...
  163. ('14+) P0300 Random Cylinder Misfire
  164. ('03-'05) Engine making clicking noise on idle
  165. ('98-'00) Trip Odometer really wrong!
  166. ('06-'08) Wet belt squeaking noise
  167. ('98-'00) 1998 Forester Stalled Won't Start
  168. ('06-'08) Intermittent "overheat"
  169. ('14+) Wiper Blade Warranty?
  170. ('14+) 2014 XT How much basic service?
  171. ('09-'13) 2011 2.5X CV Joints munted after 170km
  172. ('98-'00) CV Axle - related issue?
  173. ('14+) Gas smell or burning oil???
  174. ('06-'08) codes po335, 340, and 345 on after starter replacement
  175. ('03-'05) Oil Pressure Light when Braking
  176. ('03-'05) Replace or Clean MAF Sensor
  177. (All Years) Forester 1997 Stopped Turned Off by Itself
  178. ('03-'05) 04 forester wont start asking for help
  179. ('01-'02) Broken parts help!!
  180. ('03-'05) 04 FXT engine shake
  181. ('06-'08) P1443 Code AGAIN!! and P0852 stored
  182. ('03-'05) 05 Idle Issue Correction
  183. ('03-'05) Oh No, compression and oil burning.
  184. ('98-'00) 1998 Forester Losing Power.
  185. 'Post delivery' checklist for old Soobs?
  186. ('14+) Alarm went off with hatch open.
  187. Power steering fluid change help!
  188. (All Years) timing belt - off? (pics of marks inside)
  189. (All Years) Bad Tire Question
  190. ('14+) Central locking?
  191. ('14+) Navigation errors
  192. ('03-'05) Rattle in Upper Center Dash
  193. ('09-'13) shocks and struts...what to buy?
  194. ('03-'05) Recurring cylinder 1 misfire, bent valves? :(
  195. ('01-'02) Timing Belt--when will it need replacement?
  196. ('03-'05) Forester, leaking axle, no dash illumination and no horn
  197. Grinding noise.
  198. ('09-'13) Forester 2.5 Turbo
  199. ('03-'05) 04XT Rough idle, popping sound from pass side of engine
  200. ('03-'05) Got CEL and P0021 - is my turbo blown?
  201. ('09-'13) P0171 & p0420
  202. ('98-'00) Laying my starter to rest
  203. ('09-'13) Dealership have it right or wrong?
  204. Timing belt jumps
  205. ('03-'05) Car won't start sometimes
  206. ('03-'05) P0129 Atmospheric pressure too low??? say what..
  207. ('03-'05) Cruise control doesn't work - 2004 Forester X with an automatic transmission
  208. ('14+) Engine Burning Oil - Warranty Issue?
  209. ('09-'13) Getting ready to do my 105,000M servicing.
  210. ('14+) Drivers Seat Rubs Against Center Console
  211. ('03-'05) Bad exhaust valve guide?
  212. (All Years) Driving with no Dipstick
  213. ('06-'08) Disappearing gas??
  214. ('14+) Automatic Power Window not working
  215. ('03-'05) TGV delete issue
  216. ('14+) whirring noise near fuel tank
  217. ('03-'05) Engine Clicking?
  218. Alarm goes off when opening the door
  219. ('06-'08) 06 fxt 5spd-not running right
  220. ('03-'05) forester 2004 xt pull from side to side
  221. 99 forester squealing
  222. ('98-'00) Very odd overheating
  223. ('03-'05) Good leakdown on 2/4, 100% bad on 1/3
  224. ('03-'05) Water In High Mount Brake Light Housing
  225. ('09-'13) 2011 aircon diagram required
  226. ('01-'02) (brake light) + (battery light) = ???
  227. Should I Change My Drive Belts?
  228. ('09-'13) Common issues near 85k miles?
  229. ('09-'13) Lisle Shaft in Seal Puller
  230. Engine oil on the dipstick question & oil leaking or burning
  231. ('09-'13) Front brake noise
  232. Got an '04 Forester with 99,000 miles. Now what? Any good shops in Winston-Salem, NC?
  233. ('03-'05) Hard start
  234. ('98-'00) standing water, driver front and rear floor.
  235. ('14+) backup camera has rotated slightly
  236. ('98-'00) New Head Gaskets - Coolant Conditioner
  237. ('09-'13) 100,000 mile report
  238. forester 2011 massive steering vibration
  239. ('98-'00) P/S squeal and loss of power linked?
  240. Not the Usual Overheating Problem
  241. ('09-'13) Loud vibration sound - please have a listen
  242. ('01-'02) Did I find a Lemon or a Bad Dealer?
  243. CVT Grinds Into Gear When Cold
  244. ('98-'00) Cylinder head timing after machining
  245. ('98-'00) A/C Working Intermittently
  246. ('06-'08) a/c condenser replacement advice
  247. ('09-'13) Can someone verify this??
  248. Will it be a lemon?
  249. ('98-'00) Burning smell
  250. forester rear hatch switch