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: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty



  1. ('98-'00) Clutch stuck to Floor
  2. ('09-'13) AC whine
  3. ('06-'08) Bad Wheel Bearing Diagnosis
  4. ('01-'02) NEAR DEATH on interstate (high speed involuntary braking/downshift)
  5. ('03-'05) Newly purchased, AC suddenly not working
  6. ac problem
  7. ('06-'08) AC problems. Recommendations
  8. ('06-'08) Eating coolant Fast
  9. ('06-'08) AC Cycling- What's normal? Overcharged?
  10. ('09-'13) Turbo Noise?
  11. ('09-'13) Hot wheel
  12. (All Years) Transmission and Rear Differenttial submerged in water for 1 hour
  13. ('09-'13) Porsche Boxster meets Subie's Boxers
  14. ('03-'05) Check Engine Light-Forester
  15. ('06-'08) Tyres and Bushes Question
  16. 2014 Forester XT Touring Quirks
  17. Forester chokes when low on gas
  18. ('03-'05) Thumping at highway speeds (55+ MPH)
  19. ('14+) Tire Pressure Warning Light Problem
  20. 02 Forester overheated today
  21. (All Years) Can push starting a Subaru damage the AWD?
  22. 2014 Forester GPS heat problems.
  23. ('98-'00) Cruise Control, need some help
  24. ('06-'08) Electronic Keys?
  25. ('01-'02) Factory radio works, but no sound
  26. ('01-'02) Mysterious battery problems
  27. [report] troubleshooting front pass pwr window issue
  28. ('03-'05) Can't program fob
  29. ('03-'05) 2000rpm sluggish acceloration
  30. ('09-'13) AC issue
  31. ('09-'13) Jacking up entire front or rear on a 2013 Forester Premium X M/T
  32. ('06-'08) AC Causing Overheating and Slow Accleration
  33. ('03-'05) Radiator busted Forester XT 2004 what to get
  34. ('01-'02) Forester 2002 error codes
  35. ('01-'02) car shakes
  36. ('14+) First Scheduled Maintenance
  37. ('03-'05) 2004 Forester XT Engine Noise
  38. subaru forester 2005 jerking
  39. Rear Gate pinching rubber?
  40. whistling in car
  41. ('09-'13) Cruise Control, Vehicle Stability Control, Check Engine Lights
  42. ('98-'00) over heating still
  43. ('03-'05) Rear suspension sag with new struts
  44. ('98-'00) Oil pan gasket
  45. 2014 forester may need new tranny
  46. ('01-'02) P0444/Bad Gas Mileage.
  47. ('01-'02) cyl 4 mis
  48. ('03-'05) Oil dipstick mystery
  49. Windshield Washer Pump (I know it's in the wrong place)
  50. Electric Window Drivers
  51. ('09-'13) Coil Problem
  52. ('03-'05) Temperature randomly goes up while driving
  53. ('14+) Subaru Pre-Paid Maintenance plan
  54. ('98-'00) Transmission help
  55. ('06-'08) 2006 Forester Very Sick
  56. ('06-'08) strange power window issues
  57. ('03-'05) Forester xt troubles
  58. ('01-'02) Ignition key locks even when parked with wheels straight
  59. ('98-'00) stuck in park no brake lights
  60. ('03-'05) Coolant / Additive advise
  61. ('98-'00) Driver's Electric Door Lock
  62. ('06-'08) Car now has 1k on the clock what problems should I be looking for?
  63. ('03-'05) Strange valve issues
  64. ('98-'00) 99 forester stutter during acceleration
  65. ('01-'02) P1443 Code Forester
  66. Code P1443
  67. AC intermitent
  68. ('01-'02) P0442 Code. Help!
  69. ('03-'05) XT Idle Problems!
  70. Is there a relationship btw P0325 and P0420?
  71. ('01-'02) Rec. maint. interval timing belt: dealer vs forum
  72. Swaybar Endlink Issues - Cruise Control, Hill Holder Problems
  73. ('03-'05) Persistent P304 and code reader data
  74. ('03-'05) Rough idle after battery removal
  75. ('03-'05) HighBeam/Foglight not working
  76. ('06-'08) Help - sun roof not retracting all the way
  77. I'm concerned
  78. ('98-'00) stuck in Vancouver
  79. ('09-'13) noise on cold starts 2.5NA
  80. ('06-'08) Cruise Control Switches Off on Right Turn Signal
  81. ('01-'02) Another (*different) 02 Forester moonroof problem.
  82. ('14+) Steering went mushy quickly then returns
  83. (All Years) (SG Series, but all in general)-Experience with aftermarket radiators and condensers
  84. ('14+) XT in shop. Engine, ABS, ATOIL TEMP, VDC System, Hill SA System lights on
  85. ('09-'13) Ventilation mode knob on dash very hard to turn
  86. ('01-'02) Should I repair my 2002 Forester S?
  87. 2005 Forester Headgasket leaking oil R &L sides
  88. ('03-'05) Creaking from rear while moving slowly
  89. ('09-'13) 2010 Forester - A/C compressor problems?
  90. ('01-'02) Check Engine Light (Small Gas Leak)
  91. PO304 misfire
  92. ('09-'13) Power Steering Belt
  93. ('14+) 2014 Forester-high-pitched tone inside the cabin.
  94. ('03-'05) 2004 Forester XT overheating issue
  95. Motor oil decisions
  96. Subaru Forester let me down 1st time!
  97. Cruise light flashing
  98. ('03-'05) Fuel Filter
  99. ('01-'02) wrx drop and sway bars and head gasket now shakes
  100. ('01-'02) Oil leak after head gasket job- from where?
  101. ('03-'05) 2004 Forester XS Non-Turbo High Oil Use, 140K Miles
  102. ('06-'08) 2008FXT surging under boost
  103. (All Years) 1992 loyale rear wheel stud
  104. ('14+) 2014 - Insufficient A/C (Merged Thread)
  105. ('14+) 2014 Forester XT Premium "Dead in water"
  106. ('14+) Factory blue tooth on 14 xt won't play video from iPhone
  107. ('06-'08) Boost and shifting issues - XT sports
  108. ('14+) A/C fades during WOT
  109. ('09-'13) Coud this be a problem?
  110. ('14+) Jerky Deceleration
  111. ('14+) Rear Window Weather Stripping, Stripping up?
  112. ('03-'05) Power Steering Whining/Bubbling/Leaking
  113. ('09-'13) '11 Upside down oil filter
  114. ('06-'08) 06 Subaru XT P2444 Error code?
  115. ('98-'00) massive brake judder
  116. ('01-'02) Knock Sensor Question
  117. Help a newbie please (Merged thread)
  118. 2002 Parts List
  119. ('09-'13) Having tranny looked at by dealer...
  120. Retire or repair
  121. Motorized Lift Gate Operation
  122. ('14+) Rear Seat Back Latch Adjustment
  123. ('03-'05) About to buy an 05 Forester X
  124. 04 Clunking and No Air
  125. ('01-'02) Has anyone ever removed their Moonroof Drain? (to allow a broken sunroof to function)
  126. ('09-'13) Top front strut bolt and Camber adjustment KYB
  127. ('98-'00) a bunch of issues :( overheating and a misfire
  128. ('01-'02) no Hazard Lights, Brake Lights, CD Player
  129. Starting to get concerned
  130. ('09-'13) My Engine Sounds Funny / Chattering / Full of Marbles
  131. ('98-'00) What coolant with new gasket?
  132. ('06-'08) P0131 and P0420 codes
  133. ('98-'00) Front end shimmy while braking
  134. ('03-'05) Extended Car warranty issues
  135. CEL and Cruise Control Lights On - 2010 Forester
  136. ('09-'13) Interior light flashing
  137. ('09-'13) How do you get the rear strut out, HELP
  138. ('14+) Anyone else seen this on their dash?
  139. ('09-'13) Am I OCD about this? 2011 FB25 Oil coolant and AC woes
  140. ('06-'08) what to troubleshoot as damage of overheating
  141. ('06-'08) Forester: Trying to find upstream O2 sensor
  142. ('98-'00) Lining up TDC
  143. ('98-'00) Is this a blown gasket?
  144. ('09-'13) Extended warranty
  145. ('98-'00) losing power on hills, no CEL. help please
  146. ('03-'05) electric window
  147. ('06-'08) Forester-oil leak on driver side-video included-also, torque bind?
  148. ('09-'13) Glove box damper
  149. ('01-'02) 5 speed trans whine
  150. ('98-'00) Foz running idles like garbage
  151. ('06-'08) Not the usual "rear hatch not unlocking" problem - can I fix the actuator?(has video)
  152. ('98-'00) P0325 on a 99 Forester "running on two cylinders"
  153. ('09-'13) Buzzing/Humming when car is on, rear squeaking noise
  154. ('09-'13) Air Con / "Heater" problem
  155. ('09-'13) '09 N/A Timing belt woes
  156. ('01-'02) wont start, no fire
  157. ('03-'05) 03 MT Noise
  158. ('98-'00) P0420 engine code and unpleasant odors
  159. ('14+) Anyone Figure Out How to Do Drain and Fill on the New CVT Trans?
  160. ('09-'13) Curious Noise -- A Whine
  161. ('03-'05) Auto gearbox worry
  162. ('98-'00) no power to radio, can't troubleshoot
  163. ('03-'05) Synthetic or normal oil
  164. ('06-'08) Refreshing a used Forester
  165. ('01-'02) Diagnosing Cruise not working on 01 L Automatic
  166. ('09-'13) Service Program WQD-40 - cat converter recall & ECM reprogramming
  167. ('03-'05) My mechanic wants to do a valve job!
  168. ('03-'05) 04 very rough start/idle, no acceleration
  169. ('01-'02) Alternator serpentine belt broke while driving
  170. ('98-'00) Fuel Economy low?
  171. ('03-'05) Am I Being Ripped Off? (Rear Back-Plate Repair)
  172. ('14+) new car questions
  173. Forester XT Premium 2013 brokendown after 2months
  174. ('03-'05) 04 forester xt kinda chugs while accelerating and driving at a steady speed
  175. ('09-'13) 2012 2.5x interior water
  176. ('06-'08) '07 XT- Coolant Reservoir is Overflowing
  177. Help!
  178. ('98-'00) Fluctuating temp gauge
  179. ('03-'05) Passenger side head/timing cover dry knocking sound
  180. ('09-'13) 140k 09 tune up
  181. ('06-'08) Frequently Failing Front 02 - P0131
  182. ('06-'08) Loud Vibration from 0-5mph Only
  183. ('03-'05) Flashing cruise NO CEL
  184. (All Years) STIS tech manual download from Subaru
  185. 2004 Forester A/C
  186. Roof leakage
  187. ('98-'00) Random popping from front-end, low-speeds
  188. ('01-'02) Please help identify this intermittent, dull rattle!
  189. ('98-'00) A/C light not coming on
  190. ('14+) 2.5i Prem CVT- gentle bucking at light acceleration (Merged Thread)
  191. ('14+) AHA radio Greyed
  192. ('03-'05) 05 Forester Clicking Noise
  193. ('14+) Air Conditioner Temp
  194. ('03-'05) Won't start. No clicking noise or turnover
  195. ('09-'13) 2011 Forester Engine Noise...is from it the fuel injectors?
  196. ('03-'05) Under tray bolts.
  197. ('01-'02) Flashing CEL, hesitation and sputtering on cold start
  198. ('06-'08) Forester XT MY07 noise at around 2500rpm
  199. DIY oil change assistance needed.
  200. Shaking? when I start the 14?
  201. ('03-'05) Weird engine knocking...timing belt??
  202. ('09-'13) P0453 High Pressure Valve Failure
  203. ('06-'08) 06 Forester XT: No start when engine hot
  204. ('03-'05) AC issues...
  205. Low idle & CEL
  206. ('03-'05) AWD shudder- My car is broke!
  207. ('01-'02) air flow senor
  208. ('01-'02) 2002 Outback "Gaskets Leaking" says Dealer (Sorry for another)
  209. ('06-'08) Subaru XT, Engine Light! help plz.
  210. ('14+) Did First Oil Change 2.5i - Easy and Quick
  211. ('09-'13) Hill Start Assist - stopped working
  212. (09-13) A/C Tick? Does anyone else hear this?
  213. ('01-'02) P0136 code: is that front or rear O2 sensor?
  214. ('06-'08) 2 issues: Shift lock sticks / fast deceleration
  215. ('09-'13) Front End drivetrain and suspension refresh?
  216. 2004 forester xt wont start
  217. ('09-'13) lights stay on
  218. ('06-'08) A/C O-Rings-was I surprised!
  219. ('98-'00) head gasket recommendations
  220. ('14+) Front dash speakers crackly on HK System
  221. Clunking noise when slow, hard turning or backing
  222. ('01-'02) Car Hesitations, Shuddering, and Low Idle.
  223. ('09-'13) 2013 forester rotten smell
  224. ('98-'00) 2000 Forester Turn Signals Weak & Dash Lights
  225. ('98-'00) Summer Hibernation
  226. ('03-'05) Car keeps running after unplugging fuel pump relay. WTH?
  227. ('03-'05) It's back with the "Check Engine" light P0420 code!
  228. ('03-'05) Forester 2.0X AT Highway Noise (aka helicopter, wobbly sound)
  229. ('09-'13) Exactly what oil......??
  230. ('98-'00) 98 Forester Head Gasket - HELP!!!!
  231. Need Advice /Help Sputtering 2009
  232. ('09-'13) Clunking sounds after starting and beginning to drive
  233. ('03-'05) 03 Forester Chirp when Hitting the gas
  234. ('98-'00) Sporadic temp. gauge fluctuation
  235. '14 Forester, mt, a couple of odd noises
  236. ('03-'05) clutch pedal height
  237. ('01-'02) air condtioner makes car heat up
  238. ('98-'00) Purchasing first forester
  239. ('01-'02) P0303 code, stumble at cold start
  240. 09-13 Rust Under Spare Tire on both my SH Fozzies
  241. ('03-'05) DIY timing belt job??
  242. ('01-'02) 2002 Forester - Sunroof/Moonroof opens all they way but WON'T close!
  243. ('06-'08) Engine fan running continuously
  244. ('14+) CVT Issue? 2014 forester
  245. ('14+) rusted discoloration brake discs/rotors
  246. ('03-'05) 2003 5MT whine/hum
  247. Help needed with Subaru Forester
  248. ('14+) 2014 2.5 vs 2.0t maintenance service schedules.
  249. ('98-'00) Broke something while replacing knock sensor. Please help!
  250. ('09-'13) 2009 Missing 2nd air intake filter