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  1. ('06-'08) Boost and shifting issues - XT sports
  2. ('14+) A/C fades during WOT
  3. ('09-'13) Coud this be a problem?
  4. ('14+) Jerky Deceleration
  5. ('14+) Rear Window Weather Stripping, Stripping up?
  6. ('03-'05) Power Steering Whining/Bubbling/Leaking
  7. ('09-'13) '11 Upside down oil filter
  8. ('06-'08) 06 Subaru XT P2444 Error code?
  9. ('98-'00) massive brake judder
  10. ('01-'02) Knock Sensor Question
  11. Help a newbie please (Merged thread)
  12. 2002 Parts List
  13. ('09-'13) Having tranny looked at by dealer...
  14. Retire or repair
  15. Motorized Lift Gate Operation
  16. ('14+) Rear Seat Back Latch Adjustment
  17. ('03-'05) About to buy an 05 Forester X
  18. 04 Clunking and No Air
  19. ('01-'02) Has anyone ever removed their Moonroof Drain? (to allow a broken sunroof to function)
  20. ('09-'13) Top front strut bolt and Camber adjustment KYB
  21. ('98-'00) a bunch of issues :( overheating and a misfire
  22. ('01-'02) no Hazard Lights, Brake Lights, CD Player
  23. Starting to get concerned
  24. ('09-'13) My Engine Sounds Funny / Chattering / Full of Marbles
  25. ('98-'00) What coolant with new gasket?
  26. ('06-'08) P0131 and P0420 codes
  27. ('98-'00) Front end shimmy while braking
  28. ('03-'05) Extended Car warranty issues
  29. CEL and Cruise Control Lights On - 2010 Forester
  30. ('09-'13) Interior light flashing
  31. ('09-'13) How do you get the rear strut out, HELP
  32. ('14+) Anyone else seen this on their dash?
  33. ('09-'13) Am I OCD about this? 2011 FB25 Oil coolant and AC woes
  34. ('06-'08) what to troubleshoot as damage of overheating
  35. ('06-'08) Forester: Trying to find upstream O2 sensor
  36. ('98-'00) Lining up TDC
  37. ('98-'00) Is this a blown gasket?
  38. ('09-'13) Extended warranty
  39. ('98-'00) losing power on hills, no CEL. help please
  40. ('03-'05) electric window
  41. ('06-'08) Forester-oil leak on driver side-video included-also, torque bind?
  42. ('09-'13) Glove box damper
  43. ('01-'02) 5 speed trans whine
  44. ('98-'00) Foz running idles like garbage
  45. ('06-'08) Not the usual "rear hatch not unlocking" problem - can I fix the actuator?(has video)
  46. ('98-'00) P0325 on a 99 Forester "running on two cylinders"
  47. ('09-'13) Buzzing/Humming when car is on, rear squeaking noise
  48. ('09-'13) Air Con / "Heater" problem
  49. ('09-'13) '09 N/A Timing belt woes
  50. ('01-'02) wont start, no fire
  51. ('03-'05) 03 MT Noise
  52. ('98-'00) P0420 engine code and unpleasant odors
  53. ('14+) Anyone Figure Out How to Do Drain and Fill on the New CVT Trans?
  54. ('09-'13) Curious Noise -- A Whine
  55. ('03-'05) Auto gearbox worry
  56. ('98-'00) no power to radio, can't troubleshoot
  57. ('03-'05) Synthetic or normal oil
  58. ('06-'08) Refreshing a used Forester
  59. ('01-'02) Diagnosing Cruise not working on 01 L Automatic
  60. ('09-'13) Service Program WQD-40 - cat converter recall & ECM reprogramming
  61. ('03-'05) My mechanic wants to do a valve job!
  62. ('03-'05) 04 very rough start/idle, no acceleration
  63. ('01-'02) Alternator serpentine belt broke while driving
  64. ('98-'00) Fuel Economy low?
  65. ('03-'05) Am I Being Ripped Off? (Rear Back-Plate Repair)
  66. ('14+) new car questions
  67. Forester XT Premium 2013 brokendown after 2months
  68. ('03-'05) 04 forester xt kinda chugs while accelerating and driving at a steady speed
  69. ('09-'13) 2012 2.5x interior water
  70. ('06-'08) '07 XT- Coolant Reservoir is Overflowing
  71. Help!
  72. ('98-'00) Fluctuating temp gauge
  73. ('03-'05) Passenger side head/timing cover dry knocking sound
  74. ('09-'13) 140k 09 tune up
  75. ('06-'08) Frequently Failing Front 02 - P0131
  76. ('06-'08) Loud Vibration from 0-5mph Only
  77. ('03-'05) Flashing cruise NO CEL
  78. (All Years) STIS tech manual download from Subaru
  79. 2004 Forester A/C
  80. Roof leakage
  81. ('98-'00) Random popping from front-end, low-speeds
  82. ('01-'02) Please help identify this intermittent, dull rattle!
  83. ('98-'00) A/C light not coming on
  84. ('14+) 2.5i Prem CVT- gentle bucking at light acceleration (Merged Thread)
  85. ('14+) AHA radio Greyed
  86. ('03-'05) 05 Forester Clicking Noise
  87. ('14+) Air Conditioner Temp
  88. ('03-'05) Won't start. No clicking noise or turnover
  89. ('09-'13) 2011 Forester Engine Noise...is from it the fuel injectors?
  90. ('03-'05) Under tray bolts.
  91. ('01-'02) Flashing CEL, hesitation and sputtering on cold start
  92. ('06-'08) Forester XT MY07 noise at around 2500rpm
  93. DIY oil change assistance needed.
  94. Shaking? when I start the 14?
  95. ('03-'05) Weird engine knocking...timing belt??
  96. ('09-'13) P0453 High Pressure Valve Failure
  97. ('06-'08) 06 Forester XT: No start when engine hot
  98. ('03-'05) AC issues...
  99. Low idle & CEL
  100. ('03-'05) AWD shudder- My car is broke!
  101. ('01-'02) air flow senor
  102. ('01-'02) 2002 Outback "Gaskets Leaking" says Dealer (Sorry for another)
  103. ('06-'08) Subaru XT, Engine Light! help plz.
  104. ('14+) Did First Oil Change 2.5i - Easy and Quick
  105. ('09-'13) Hill Start Assist - stopped working
  106. (09-13) A/C Tick? Does anyone else hear this?
  107. ('01-'02) P0136 code: is that front or rear O2 sensor?
  108. ('06-'08) 2 issues: Shift lock sticks / fast deceleration
  109. ('09-'13) Front End drivetrain and suspension refresh?
  110. 2004 forester xt wont start
  111. ('09-'13) lights stay on
  112. ('06-'08) A/C O-Rings-was I surprised!
  113. ('98-'00) head gasket recommendations
  114. ('14+) Front dash speakers crackly on HK System
  115. Clunking noise when slow, hard turning or backing
  116. ('01-'02) Car Hesitations, Shuddering, and Low Idle.
  117. ('09-'13) 2013 forester rotten smell
  118. ('98-'00) 2000 Forester Turn Signals Weak & Dash Lights
  119. ('98-'00) Summer Hibernation
  120. ('03-'05) Car keeps running after unplugging fuel pump relay. WTH?
  121. ('03-'05) It's back with the "Check Engine" light P0420 code!
  122. ('03-'05) Forester 2.0X AT Highway Noise (aka helicopter, wobbly sound)
  123. ('09-'13) Exactly what oil......??
  124. ('98-'00) 98 Forester Head Gasket - HELP!!!!
  125. Need Advice /Help Sputtering 2009
  126. ('09-'13) Clunking sounds after starting and beginning to drive
  127. ('03-'05) 03 Forester Chirp when Hitting the gas
  128. ('98-'00) Sporadic temp. gauge fluctuation
  129. '14 Forester, mt, a couple of odd noises
  130. ('03-'05) clutch pedal height
  131. ('01-'02) air condtioner makes car heat up
  132. ('98-'00) Purchasing first forester
  133. ('01-'02) P0303 code, stumble at cold start
  134. 09-13 Rust Under Spare Tire on both my SH Fozzies
  135. ('03-'05) DIY timing belt job??
  136. ('01-'02) 2002 Forester - Sunroof/Moonroof opens all they way but WON'T close!
  137. ('06-'08) Engine fan running continuously
  138. ('14+) CVT Issue? 2014 forester
  139. ('14+) rusted discoloration brake discs/rotors
  140. ('03-'05) 2003 5MT whine/hum
  141. Help needed with Subaru Forester
  142. ('14+) 2014 2.5 vs 2.0t maintenance service schedules.
  143. ('98-'00) Broke something while replacing knock sensor. Please help!
  144. ('09-'13) 2009 Missing 2nd air intake filter
  145. ('06-'08) Electronic Malfunction when I corner?
  146. ('03-'05) 04 fxt dies immediately when idling
  147. ('14+) Forrester Radio Volume much higher for AM than FM
  148. (All Years) Forester Shop Manuals
  149. ('98-'00) Small clunk
  150. ('14+) can't hear phone calls through BT
  151. ('03-'05) FXT, CEL, code reader problems
  152. ('03-'05) Mystry noise under the bonnett
  153. ('98-'00) front 12V lighter socket not working on 98'
  154. ('98-'00) 1999 forester
  155. ('01-'02) Grinding when steering/turning to right
  156. ('03-'05) Clicking on Right turn....
  157. ('09-'13) Idle surge on cold start
  158. Loud Roaring in Rear-End
  159. Turbochargers--Anybody Had Problems With Theirs?
  160. ('03-'05) Water pump replacement requires cam sprocket removal?
  161. ('14+) Fuel Injectors
  162. ('03-'05) 2003 forester evaporator removal
  163. ('09-'13) 2009 Forester, grinding noise when accelerating.
  164. ('09-'13) Amsoil Severe Gear 75w90
  165. ('01-'02) Door lock problems 02 forester
  166. ('06-'08) Trying to figure out if a mechanic is lying
  167. (All Years) Dealer Performed "Brake Boost" - Now "Gear Whine"
  168. Just bought a 99 forester and have some questions ...
  169. ('01-'02) Rear hatch not closing
  170. ('98-'00) ATF Drain Quantity Method
  171. ('09-'13) Forester sitting at dealership - turbo shot.
  172. Rear door won't open
  173. ('14+) Nav HU restarted while driving, reset when stopped
  174. ('09-'13) Located the rattling heat shield, need help to fix
  175. Failed Ca Smog, High CO%
  176. ('03-'05) If someone were to upgrade the transmission on a 2004...
  177. ('98-'00) Leak near oil filter?
  178. ('09-'13) Cam/main seals leaks common to other SH owners?
  179. ('09-'13) 6 month old foz occasionally doesnt start
  180. ('06-'08) cruise control problem
  181. ('01-'02) Oil in spark plug "chase"
  182. ('01-'02) Timing Belt Replacement - Is this the stock belt? (Image Included)
  183. For those in the 300,000+ club...
  184. ('06-'08) Flashing Cruise and CEL AND decreased power on acceleration
  185. 98 Forester maintenance before selling
  186. ('03-'05) Car went dead when I tried to start
  187. ('01-'02) Going through wheel bearings like mad
  188. ('14+) Engine smell coming through vents when idling
  189. ('14+) 2014 Premium, Fuel gauge stuck
  190. ('03-'05) Rear suspension uneven sag
  191. ('98-'00) A/C Compressor Clutch Removal
  192. ('06-'08) 3,000+ miles in 3 weeks
  193. ('03-'05) Castrol Transmax Import Multi-Vehicle Automatic Transmission Fluid
  194. ('03-'05) 04 Forester Not Wanting to Start After Fill Up Only
  195. ABS light
  196. ('06-'08) P2441 Secondary air injection switching valve?
  197. ('14+) Paint problem
  198. ('09-'13) AC/Heating temperature
  199. ('14+) Voice Recognition Stuck in Loop (2.5 Touring)
  200. ('09-'13) A/C Compressor intermittent
  201. ('09-'13) Question about "BG Lifetime Protection Plan"
  202. ('14+) shaking, rattling, or vibrating at start up
  203. ('14+) 6 speed cracking noise
  204. 0420 code caused by cylinder misfire
  205. ('14+) Fumoto oil valve
  206. ('09-'13) 2012 Forester (non-turbo) - Occasional and dim oil pressure light
  207. ('98-'00) Odd idle and bad engine misfire with no cel
  208. ('09-'13) engine air filter part number
  209. ('14+) Rear Wiper - "Tick-Tock" Noise from Dash
  210. ('06-'08) Rear hatch won't open - broken glass
  211. ('03-'05) Should I just book my head gasket appointment now??
  212. ('03-'05) 4EAT Fluid Change - I don't read "Dipstick"
  213. ('03-'05) Starting issues
  214. ('14+) 2014 Forester - CEL: Emission Control System
  215. ('98-'00) Need help, car keeps dieing
  216. ('14+) Harman Kardon Head unit failure
  217. ('03-'05) how would i know if the timing belt has been replaced?
  218. ('09-'13) P0171 Error
  219. How Do I Find Standout Dealer Service?
  220. ('14+) Driver power window switch not working.
  221. First Subaru!
  222. ('06-'08) Cant stop radiator hoses from leaking
  223. ('98-'00) Are gently used timing belts reliable?
  224. ('98-'00) tensioner issue
  225. ('98-'00) Hold light constantly on, stopping the car from starting?
  226. ('01-'02) CV Boots and Axles - When & How Much
  227. Ohh Ohh That Smell - Coolant & Smoke
  228. ('09-'13) Forester 09 XT - rear wheels squealing noise
  229. Check Engine Light/Catalytic Converter
  230. ('06-'08) Stock Turbo gauge sensor location
  231. ('03-'05) OBD II Scantool
  232. ('09-'13) Drive Belt Replacement and Brake/Steering Flush at 50K?
  233. (All Years) EJ20 fuel smell
  234. ('98-'00) rebuild or replace?
  235. ('01-'02) Started out as a PO304 miss, now won't start at all
  236. ('01-'02) cabin filter
  237. ('09-'13) where is evaporator drain tube
  238. ('03-'05) 2004 Forester XT 4EAT woes
  239. ('09-'13) Check engine light combo
  240. ('03-'05) No power after fix under warranty
  241. ('03-'05) Weird noise when I turn on/off ignition...
  242. ('98-'00) forester stb axle shafts
  243. Strange noise from front end
  244. ('98-'00) Reversed TPS
  245. ('09-'13) Unknown Part. Pics included
  246. ('14+) Uber sensitive gas pedal response .... merged threads
  247. ('01-'02) Preserving the Transmission
  248. ('14+) 1st Oil Change 2014 Forester XT
  249. ('98-'00) Short list of problems from newbie
  250. ('09-'13) 2009 XT- Excessive Turbo Noise, Stalling and more!!...need help!