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: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty



  1. ('01-'02) car will start but dies
  2. ('98-'00) Feel like a true forester owner ... got my hg's done.
  3. ('03-'05) FXT P0011, Low Idle
  4. ('09-'13) Is my Auto Climate Control normal?
  5. Fuel vapor smell in cabin - 2004 Subaru Forester
  6. battery goes dead at airport and parking lights flash
  7. ('14+) Block heater
  8. ('03-'05) '04 XT 5MT - Random no-start and hard brake pedal...
  9. ('03-'05) My 2003 Forester AUX input conversion
  10. ('98-'00) Overheating only at idle
  11. ('06-'08) Foz died while parking, shows its it gear on dash.
  12. ('14+) Hard Starts and High RPM
  13. ('06-'08) Stuck right front wheel
  14. ('03-'05) 05 XT Compression Test
  15. ('03-'05) 05 XT fuel pressure testing and specifications
  16. ('14+) 14xt stuck in snow.
  17. ('14+) '14 Maintenance schedule confusing
  18. ('09-'13) Remote Starter Killed My Car
  19. ('14+) Unusual Engine Tick
  20. ('06-'08) Not a car person please need advice.
  21. ('01-'02) Need advice (Control Arm bushing leaking)
  22. ('03-'05) Nasty noise from rear left
  23. ('03-'05) Fuel Smell - Leakege
  24. ('01-'02) Good battery, no start?
  25. ('98-'00) Water leaking into clock panel
  26. ('14+) Battery died
  27. ('03-'05) Cold Weather, External Gasoline Smell
  28. ('14+) Gas struts on the rear hatch
  29. ('03-'05) belt noise in cold weather
  30. ('03-'05) 03 forester overheating & no heat
  31. ('98-'00) New Forester, what should I do.
  32. 2014 Forester rattle in dash
  33. ('09-'13) Fuel gauge won't register full
  34. Neutral safty switch/inhibitor
  35. ('06-'08) P0420 Code on 2005+ vehicles - What fix - What results?
  36. ('01-'02) CEL, rough idle, rngine stops occasionally while driving, misfires, hesitation
  37. ('14+) Noisy Blower Motor (merged thread)
  38. ('03-'05) One time event - at cold start car started then stopped while showing low fuel light
  39. ('06-'08) FXT with P2021
  40. ('03-'05) high beam indicator dimly lit on start up
  41. ('03-'05) is the Air inlet button on windshield defroster mode not working normal???
  42. ('09-'13) Starts but dies
  43. ('06-'08) Dealer used reg oil, always ran synth...
  44. ('14+) Warped Windows?
  45. ('14+) Maintenance schedule - is it before x miles, or after x miles?
  46. ('01-'02) 2001 Forester miss/stutter
  47. ('98-'00) cruise control. rear wiper, rear washer
  48. ('06-'08) Starting Problem
  49. ('01-'02) Starts but won't stay running?
  50. (All Years) Timing Belt Tensioner - Replace or Leave Alone?
  51. Head gasket cost?
  52. ('06-'08) Head gasket repair, is it a good time to do anything else?
  53. ('09-'13) Body Integrity
  54. ('03-'05) Excess current draw from stereo?
  55. ('03-'05) 03 Manual Forester - Humming noise at 45mph?
  56. ('14+) Engine oil level almost 1.75" above Max
  57. ('14+) steering wheel feel
  58. (All Years) CV joint boot leaking . . .
  59. Help(handbrake light and the battery light)
  60. ('03-'05) Accelerator not Responding
  61. ('01-'02) 120k Service - is this $1000 estimate too high?
  62. ('03-'05) Noise from clutch
  63. ('06-'08) '06 For X with oil loss, leaking water pump/head gasket and P0420
  64. ('01-'02) 02 Forester CEL issue
  65. ('14+) ('14) Coolant level near low - correct?
  66. ('03-'05) Fluid Replacement - please advise!
  67. ('98-'00) Troubleshooting issues (P0420 surging/poor idle)
  68. ('03-'05) Head light relay gone bad? no search results
  69. ('14+) P2044 code on way to Christmas with the family
  70. ('01-'02) Cruise control not Working
  71. ('09-'13) Any special preventative maintenance items?
  72. 07 FXT oil cooler leak...can't fix
  73. ('14+) No front washer fluid
  74. ('09-'13) Anybody having window problems
  75. ('03-'05) Forester XT - Pattern of Engine Failure?
  76. Just need to vent :censored:
  77. ('98-'00) Oil under back seat? How?
  78. Suby 06 Forester-NO start
  79. Heater core help needed!
  80. ('06-'08) Coolant temp
  81. ('98-'00) Irritating shifter rattle. Help?
  82. ('09-'13) Remote Starter Problem
  83. ('03-'05) '04 XT having power steering issues when cold. Please help!
  84. ('14+) Surge/Stumble
  85. ('14+) Side A/C vents leaking air in all airflow modes
  86. ('03-'05) No Crank, No Start
  87. ('09-'13) Differential Oil Change?
  88. Hood latch & gas smell
  89. ('01-'02) Burning smell driver rear wheel
  90. ('98-'00) Intermittent CEL - P1507 Manual Transmission
  91. ('06-'08) Check engine light?
  92. ('01-'02) P0420 - Catalytic converter clogged, engine stuttering
  93. ('03-'05) Sickly sweet smell from exhaust
  94. ('14+) Fuel pump kept running 2014 Forester
  95. ('98-'00) possible new forester owner
  96. ('14+) Snow in Air Intake Up to Filter
  97. ('98-'00) Check engine light?
  98. ('03-'05) Fuel/ boost cut off at random
  99. ('01-'02) Wheel Bearing or Differential Bearing
  100. ('14+) Help with quirks
  101. ('03-'05) Failed inspection (could not communicate with obd2)
  102. ('03-'05) 05 fxt ecu/ECM and vapor canister question??
  103. ('06-'08) 2006 Forester Base Issue
  104. ('09-'13) oil on spark plug body
  105. ('03-'05) Help! 2005 forester overheating issues
  106. Winterizing tips for a '14 2.5i?
  107. ('14+) Clicking/Clunking on take off and overtaking??
  108. ('98-'00) Can replacing valve cover gaskets cause starter to grind?
  109. ('14+) Discovered an ice cubby in my undercarage
  110. ('09-'13) 2011 engine seized
  111. ('03-'05) Front passenger wheel making whirring noise, possible CV?
  112. Oil on dipstick thin and smells of gas
  113. ('06-'08) Battery charging question?
  114. ('03-'05) Failure to start, intermittent. grinding noise immediately upon start up Video Link
  115. ('03-'05) Forester L.L. Bean Edition
  116. What type of antifreeze can I use?
  117. ('06-'08) 2 new head gaskets and all the trimmings
  118. ('09-'13) Normal Engine RPM
  119. ('06-'08) Whistling when cold
  120. ('03-'05) 2003 forester leaking lots of oil
  121. ('03-'05) Please help very frustrated. Misfires
  122. ('03-'05) Eng stopped responding, check eng light on and cruise light flashing
  123. ('03-'05) Engine Oil Level Fluctuation
  124. ('14+) Windshield Washer Spray
  125. ('98-'00) Overheating issue, not the head gasket
  126. ('01-'02) Grounding? Vaccum? Problems after head gasket replacement.
  127. ('09-'13) engine bay rattling
  128. ('14+) Seatbelt won't extend
  129. ('14+) Ice on inside of sunroof
  130. ('06-'08) 5MT Clunk
  131. ('03-'05) Forester fault codes
  132. ('01-'02) Grinding sound when I turn the wheel hard left
  133. 2009 Needs new engine - really?!! Help!
  134. ('09-'13) front end grind
  135. ('14+) Condensation on Inside of Windows (merged thread)
  136. (All Years) Block Heater Diagnosis
  137. ('01-'02) starting issues
  138. 2011 AWD light flash
  139. ('98-'00) Aftermarket MAF sensor
  140. ('14+) '14 XT CEL + cruise, s mode, hill assist, emission control lights lit
  141. CEL converter question?
  142. Help! Dealer resealed my 03 as an 05!!
  143. ('98-'00) Auto gear changes - massive clunk ... and some other bits
  144. ('09-'13) 2012 Forester Rough at start-up, decreased MPG
  145. ('01-'02) Engine Knock
  146. ('14+) How easy is it to precisely control speed from a stop?
  147. ('14+) Monitoring torque converter lockup via CAN-BUS?
  148. ('03-'05) '02 miror fit on '03 Forester?
  149. ('98-'00) Color codes needed - getting it resprayed a different color
  150. ('14+) 2014 Forester Key Wont Turn
  151. ('01-'02) Should I be worried about a litte rust under the carpet?
  152. ('98-'00) couple of questions on speed sensor
  153. ('14+) 2014 Forester Hard Start (0 to 20 degrees out)
  154. New owner. need help with rattle
  155. ('14+) Weird noise when I put the foot down
  156. ('03-'05) Smells like burned rubber when the heater is on.
  157. ('98-'00) Cold weather wont start.
  158. ('09-'13) outside temperature sensor
  159. ('01-'02) Fuel Pressure Sensor issue after fuel filler tube replacement
  160. ('03-'05) routine replacement questions
  161. ('01-'02) Diagnosing sporadic P0325 code
  162. ('06-'08) Vehicle Dynamics Control warning light stays on
  163. ('03-'05) P303 misfire under load
  164. ('06-'08) Time for the timing belt thing 08 forester
  165. ('01-'02) Exhaust Issue
  166. ('14+) MFD AWD warning... Should I worry?
  167. ABS light on and dim lights
  168. ('01-'02) Gas filler tube
  169. ('14+) forester time for inspection reset
  170. ('98-'00) Wheel locks during a turn ?
  171. ('98-'00) Timing Belt Backspacing/alignment
  172. ('03-'05) Catalytic Converter failure ('04' XT)
  173. service manual
  174. ('03-'05) FXT Strange Engine noise. Hmmmm
  175. ('06-'08) No Blower - Fan Works, Resistor Checks Out
  176. ('14+) 2014 Forester Vibration/Rattle?
  177. ('09-'13) ABS, VDC, Brake, and CEL lights are on - what to check?
  178. ('03-'05) My rogue engine failure came back yesterday.
  179. ('14+) 2014 XT does not start on first turn
  180. New Car Dealer messed up Door Pillar
  181. ('01-'02) Engine choking
  182. ('03-'05) Operation Overkill:The Total Timing Belt Job at 105K, to take the Subie to 205K.
  183. Check engine light on and cruise light flashing
  184. ('03-'05) '04 XT Engine (Oil) Smoke Source - Video included
  185. Subaru Forester 2003 Idle Control Valve Engine Light
  186. ('09-'13) Torque specs
  187. '09-13 Floor Jack
  188. (All Years) Chunky Coolant Conditioner
  189. ('03-'05) Stopped running, battery died, now no fuel pressure. Fuel pump?
  190. ('03-'05) Help with P0456 code
  191. ('09-'13) Plug change, what part is this?
  192. rough idle, white smoke after engine wash
  193. (All Years) strange week
  194. ('98-'00) Misfire with no codes???????
  195. ('98-'00) 99 forester maf/map?? P0108,p0113
  196. 06 FXT - overheating tendencies?
  197. ('98-'00) Forester heat OK on freeway, gets high on reg roads?
  198. (All Years) P1443 CEL code - EVAP system - Fixed
  199. Road Noise in the 14
  200. ('01-'02) 6-disc CD changer problems
  201. ('06-'08) Need advice please.
  202. ('98-'00) Horn and Cruise Not Working
  203. ('09-'13) Anyone had to Replace Tire Pressure Sensor?
  204. ('14+) 0W-20 Mobil Synthetic on my XT? (Possible Mistake?)
  205. ('14+) Cold engine/ CVT tranny = delayed upshifts?
  206. ('14+) Heater sucks
  207. AC smell in a new car - warranty or not?
  208. ('01-'02) starting problems...
  209. ('06-'08) 08 XT Over heated on drive home...
  210. ('14+) Passenger airbag warning when phone in seat? (Merged Thread)
  211. ('98-'00) vapor line location
  212. New Forester Inspection Checklist Needed
  213. ('06-'08) '06 with new 'shake' every minute or two when in drive at idle
  214. ('01-'02) What chance do I have of no bent valves?
  215. ('03-'05) coolant level???
  216. ('06-'08) Brakes, Battery, Belts
  217. ('06-'08) acceleration issue
  218. ('06-'08) '08 Fuel Pump - Where is it and How?
  219. ('14+) Windshield replacement w/EyeSight
  220. ('01-'02) Cost of replacing a gas tank?
  221. ('98-'00) Large fluctuations in coolant temp any idea why?
  222. ('14+) cracking/clicking sound from windshield
  223. ('03-'05) Cruise Control and CEL are possesed!.. HALP!
  224. ('01-'02) I really wish I could use the hatch on the car I bought for a hatch
  225. ('01-'02) thermostat drops to C when driving on the highway
  226. ('98-'00) New ball joints, tires.. have horrible shaking
  227. ('14+) Engine Clicking/Ticking Noise w 14miles on it
  228. ('09-'13) Annoying grinding sound in a Forester
  229. ('09-'13) 2011 Fotester Hard shifting
  230. ('98-'00) HARD start
  231. ('06-'08) Falling out of Love with Subaru? 07 Forester w/59k leaking from head gasket
  232. ('98-'00) Lube points on 2000 Forester
  233. ('14+) High Engine RPM at 30-40 mph
  234. ('01-'02) Central locking not working (in car or w/remote)
  235. ('09-'13) HVAC Vent select problem
  236. ('14+) Forester limited rear gate buttom
  237. ('98-'00) 99 Forester - Battery Connection & Electrical Issues & Stalling
  238. ('03-'05) Please help with a few problems
  239. ('98-'00) oil and coolant, head gaskets look ok? Video inside to show the issue
  240. ('14+) Front defroster rattle
  241. Hello, From Brenda
  242. ('14+) 2014 forester - no recirc with defrost?
  243. ('98-'00) Forester Overheating (Headgasket already replaced)
  244. ('14+) Bad smell from heater in '14 XT
  245. ('03-'05) Torque bind and other problems, '05 FX Auto
  246. ('06-'08) Advice and recommended aftermarket catalytic converters
  247. ('14+) Weird Fan/Motor noise near rear axel
  248. ('01-'02) Tail lights out - What to check
  249. ('14+) Weird Sound in high rpm
  250. ('14+) Back end sliding in winter conditions? (Merged Thread)