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: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty



  1. ('01-'02) Tail lights out - What to check
  2. ('14+) Weird Sound in high rpm
  3. ('14+) Back end sliding in winter conditions? (Merged Thread)
  4. ('03-'05) Help with bad slam under high speed turning
  5. ('14+) What to check when receive new Forester from dealer
  6. ('14+) Heated seats cycle off and on (merged thread)
  7. ('98-'00) trans fluid level question
  8. ('14+) Trip knobs rattling
  9. ('03-'05) Forester XT Keyless Entry Issues
  10. ('03-'05) Best place to get 105K mile maintenance parts?
  11. ('03-'05) 2004 fxt fill and drain problems transmission
  12. ('09-'13) Issues with engine oil for 2012 forester
  13. ('09-'13) 2011 Forester, Water Spitting from Exhaust
  14. ('98-'00) New (to me) Forester owner I think I have torque binding
  15. ('03-'05) Engine tick/click after warm? Built 2.5L
  16. ('09-'13) Extended warranty
  17. ('14+) Forester Engine warmup time
  18. ('14+) Forester XT 2014 Check Engine
  19. ('01-'02) Hvac Pressure
  20. ('03-'05) Intermittent Overheat Issue
  21. ('98-'00) needs help
  22. ('03-'05) SG 2004 2.0x head gasket?
  23. ('14+) Forester XT Enginine coating with lubricant gel?
  24. ('14+) Forester Premium 2.5i - Windshield dashboard buzzing/vibrating sound
  25. ('01-'02) 2001 Forester
  26. ('14+) 2014 Forester XT tail light condensation (merged thread)
  27. ('98-'00) Cabin Temp Control Sticks/Not Working
  28. ('98-'00) Cruise Control/Rear Defrosters Not Working
  29. ('09-'13) Check Engine Light/Code Question...
  30. Catalytic convertor problem
  31. Please help!
  32. ('06-'08) Trouble code P0026
  33. ('98-'00) 1998 Subaru forester Service manual
  34. ('03-'05) what is the best high performace oil you can use?
  35. ('09-'13) 2011 XT Turbo Forester Oil Change
  36. ('09-'13) Check Engine Light (Code P0171)
  37. ('03-'05) Forester XT random starting issue and stop/start acceleration under constant throttle
  38. ('98-'00) Comfuzald
  39. ('01-'02) fuel smell,tank full issue forester
  40. ('14+) Extended Warranty Cancellation
  41. ('03-'05) 2003 Forester Died on The Road
  42. ('98-'00) Oil warning light on. Runs perfect still!
  43. ('03-'05) Forester won't start/Key stuck/Possible security system problem
  44. ('01-'02) 2001 Forester, Strange Engine Sound?
  45. ('09-'13) Diesel in fuel tank
  46. ('98-'00) Front wheel bearings
  47. Running rich and P0065 Air Assisted Injection Code
  48. ('09-'13) Drop in fuel consumption
  49. ('06-'08) Certified preowned
  50. ('14+) Xt dead, won't start
  51. ('03-'05) Ticking sound when cold
  52. 01 forester short
  53. ('06-'08) transmission flush and fill failure
  54. ('06-'08) HVAC Problems or Normal Operation?
  55. ('98-'00) 1998 Subaru forester starter motor repair
  56. ('09-'13) Power seats resetting position
  57. ('01-'02) Transmission Problem??
  58. ('06-'08) Loud engine sound and trumpet sounding exhaust
  59. ('09-'13) stupid problem but it annoys me....
  60. ('03-'05) Clunk when moving shift lever (with clutch depressed)
  61. ('14+) XT- MPG decreased
  62. ('98-'00) HELP! I have a misfire problem
  63. ('98-'00) Fuel filler neck!
  64. ('03-'05) 05 XT: catching up on service
  65. ('06-'08) Head gaskets/oil/timing belt/brakes - help?
  66. ('14+) Subaru maintenance agreement service intervals?
  67. ('98-'00) Misfiring cylinder with 300 psi pressure?
  68. ('98-'00) Possible Radiator/Temp Sensor/Thermostat Issue
  69. ('03-'05) Did I get screwed over by the dealer?
  70. ('98-'00) Fuel level erratic, TPS question
  71. ('98-'00) Knock Sensor location '98 SF St/b JDM
  72. ('01-'02) SG5 Manual Gearbox Oil Spec - '02 XT?
  73. ('09-'13) 30,000 mile maintenance needed, cost?
  74. ('98-'00) leaky line = busted line
  75. Front/Rear Differential and Manual Transmission Fluid change
  76. ('98-'00) Check engine error code P0442
  77. ('03-'05) License plate light connection
  78. ('09-'13) Oil light on
  79. DIY maintenance???
  80. ('01-'02) Overheating, losing coolant, unknown problem
  81. ('14+) Timed Oil Change
  82. noisy on start up
  83. ('03-'05) Radiator losing water and overheating... can't find source
  84. Power Streering Service - BG?
  85. ('09-'13) Change Platinum Plugs or Not?
  86. Why is my VDC light on?
  87. ('09-'13) Noises, rattles, gnawing? sounds under the car
  88. ('01-'02) wacky issue with locks
  89. URGENT, Help needed
  90. ('14+) Door Switch Lighting
  91. Dimple on Dash
  92. ('03-'05) Head Gasket Repair --Help me decide!!!
  93. ('09-'13) what's rattling this time? (with video)
  94. ('09-'13) Burning smell after drive
  95. ('01-'02) Transmission noise
  96. ('01-'02) Am I just dumb, or is my cruise control not working?
  97. ('14+) Three problems already
  98. ('06-'08) rear windshield wiper problem
  99. '99 - Losing oil. What's wrong?
  100. ('98-'00) Thermostat/Overheat(not head gasket)
  101. ('98-'00) Engine hesitation in 2000 Forester
  102. ('09-'13) Cabin FIlter
  103. 2014 Forester. Engine Bay Fumes Through Vents
  104. '02 Forester S loaded - need help with trouble code
  105. Open Sunshade on Jammed Moon Roof
  106. ('03-'05) Coolant Leak
  107. ('03-'05) Oil Filter Size Changed?
  108. ('03-'05) anticipating timing belt and head gaskets?
  109. ('14+) Burning smell coming from engine
  110. The sound of silence
  111. ('98-'00) 1999 Japanese spec Forrester maintenance
  112. ('09-'13) Rear defogger not working
  113. ('03-'05) odd smell with heat on 04 FXT
  114. ('03-'05) How many miles when idler pulley failed?
  115. ('06-'08) total noob question, jack stand location?
  116. ('09-'13) Oil light issue
  117. ('03-'05) Hole somewhere?
  118. ('03-'05) 05 Forester Speedo stopped Engine Light on Help Please
  119. ('06-'08) Loud whirring/humming noise
  120. ('98-'00) Front Axles and Ball joints replacement
  121. ('01-'02) Parking Brake Won't Disengage
  122. ('14+) Tire sensors interfere with garage door opener?
  123. ('98-'00) oil consumption after head gasket replacement
  124. ('06-'08) Terrible squeaking noise - when start car & turn wheel ('06 2.5X)
  125. ('14+) 2014 6 Speed Owners: 4th Gear Stick Vibration?
  126. ('14+) 2014 Forester XT Steering issues
  127. ('03-'05) Rear wiper
  128. ('98-'00) problem starting after filling up at pump
  129. Need name of top Subaru warranty executive - Regarding onerous warranty policy
  130. (All Years) White smoke from exhaust strong fuel smell
  131. ('03-'05) PCV Valve Pic after 134,000 miles & and Question
  132. ('09-'13) 2011 front door panel removal
  133. ('03-'05) blobeye prop shaft .. how to split
  134. ('09-'13) Fumoto Valve?
  135. ('03-'05) Crankshaft pulley help?
  136. ('09-'13) Engine Rumble and Clicking
  137. ('98-'00) New Forester Yay! New Problem Boooo!!!
  138. ('98-'00) Radiator blows up in a cloud of steam (98 L forester)
  139. ('98-'00) What is this fluid leaking, and where is it coming from?
  140. Should I fix it or not? '99 Forester that had the
  141. ('06-'08) 08 fxt immobile! :'(
  142. ('01-'02) need rear crossmember for 2001 Forester
  143. ('98-'00) Forester turbo spark plugs change
  144. ('03-'05) Something under the hood is draining my battery
  145. ('98-'00) SF5 Speed sensor problem
  146. ('06-'08) forester 2.5XT hard to start sometime
  147. ('98-'00) Lean condition
  148. ('14+) ABS, Dynamic Control, and Hill assist all light up on new forester
  149. ('03-'05) Any need to grease 03 Forester?
  150. ('98-'00) power steering fluid change
  151. ('03-'05) Knock!
  152. ('09-'13) Interior roof staining
  153. ('03-'05) 150km Subaru Forester XT Low Idle and Shake
  154. ('03-'05) Engine light on and Cruise light flashing
  155. 2014 XT rattles
  156. ('09-'13) Key won't unlock the drivers side door
  157. ('03-'05) 2003 forester 2.0x steering slipping
  158. ('09-'13) 2013 Vibrating Noise in Rear
  159. ('14+) 2014 XT (Rear)Vibration at shutdown
  160. ('06-'08) Replaced Intank Fuel Filter
  161. ('03-'05) Weird Interior Vibrating Noise FXT
  162. ('01-'02) Just pulled 5 CEL codes
  163. ('01-'02) 02 Forester running like crap. Misfire codes on all cylinders. Help!
  164. ('09-'13) Engine Knock/ No oil
  165. ('01-'02) 2001 Forester Oil Leak @ Propeller Shaft
  166. ('98-'00) oil type needed
  167. ('01-'02) 01 forester all of a sudden sounds different
  168. ('98-'00) Cruise Control stopped working!
  169. ('03-'05) cooling , A/C issue
  170. ('03-'05) What to do with a hard shift lever and a P0851 code reading?
  171. ('09-'13) exhaust smell in cabin - vibrating blower at full speed
  172. ('98-'00) All sorts of issues. First time car owner!
  173. nav system
  174. 120k Service - Which Parts are OK to Buy Cheaper Brands?
  175. ('09-'13) EJ25 valve cover gaskets
  176. ('01-'02) Changing brake shoes, told drums were fine
  177. ('01-'02) Fog lights Forester GT
  178. ('14+) Best Subaru Repair Manual?
  179. ('06-'08) 07 FXT Intermittent Idle Misfire (w/datalogs)
  180. Check Engine Signal
  181. ('03-'05) Sun Roof Maintenance?
  182. ('98-'00) Please help car cuts out...Issue
  183. Rear window leak
  184. ('03-'05) Can I use Subaru ATF-HP with 2003 Forester X 4A/T?
  185. low beam headlights not working
  186. ('06-'08) Forester starts and then dies
  187. ('14+) Service Manual for 2014 Forester
  188. ('98-'00) Help -- fuel pump problem?
  189. ('14+) 2014 XT Engine Shake When Idling
  190. ('03-'05) Is 15w40 Rotella ok?
  191. 2004X hesitation poor acceleration
  192. ('14+) best OIL for subaru FXT?
  193. ('09-'13) Replacement windshild problem
  194. ('03-'05) Best Oil for 05 turbo
  195. ('09-'13) rear middle seatbelt recall WQA-37 - was it revised?
  196. ('03-'05) hard starting when damp
  197. (All Years) Timing belt and pulley marks
  198. ('14+) Maintenance Reminder Alerts
  199. ('06-'08) Forester Not Working
  200. ('01-'02) automatic transmission leak please help
  201. ('09-'13) 10' XT slight shudder at highway speeds?
  202. ('03-'05) cooling fans only run on low speed
  203. ('14+) whistling noise on idle when temp reaches 95C
  204. 2002 forester power loss
  205. ('03-'05) Rattle/knock from front end
  206. ('98-'00) 1997 OBS w/ bogging problems
  207. ('14+) Idle vibration
  208. ('06-'08) PCV Valve, maintenance and 60,000 mile service
  209. ('98-'00) '00 Forester engine thuds when key turned off
  210. ('03-'05) Seafoam Top Engine Cleaner
  211. ('98-'00) It Finally Broke
  212. ('06-'08) ATF change, now car won't go into gear
  213. ('09-'13) 15k service
  214. ('98-'00) Poor Fuel Economy
  215. ('14+) 2014 XT cvt hesitation
  216. ('98-'00) Really weird problem
  217. 2003 Forester 2.5li at light flashing
  218. ('06-'08) Do I need a new catalytic converter
  219. Flooded in Colorado
  220. ('06-'08) Looking for alternative to dealer for HG/Timing Belt Lehigh Valley PA
  221. ('06-'08) Secondary Air valve or pump issue on a SG9 N.A Hitachi ECU forester
  222. ('14+) Lots of problem...
  223. ('03-'05) 2005 Forester Shudders When Getting Underway
  224. ('98-'00) Full throttle pains
  225. ('09-'13) Sporadic Clack sound while stopped in traffic
  226. ('03-'05) Intermittent Hard Start
  227. 2012 Forester
  228. ('98-'00) Rough Idle and CEL, #3missfire question
  229. ('03-'05) can timing belt replacement damage camshaft?
  230. ('98-'00) Headlight issue
  231. ('01-'02) 2002 Forester - Oil leak diagnosis: oil pan gasket? or something else?
  232. ('98-'00) Check engine / engine steaming
  233. ('03-'05) New scooby owner, UK
  234. ('14+) Does steering wheel lock?
  235. ('98-'00) questions on maintenence
  236. Check engine / clearish smoke from engine
  237. ('98-'00) Did I forget to reconnect something?
  238. ('98-'00) Idle issue when starting/cold
  239. (All Years) Does 2014 Forester have same diameter oil drain plug as '05?
  240. ('03-'05) Differential/Gear Oil
  241. ('03-'05) P0303
  242. ('03-'05) Accelerator/transmission didn't work?
  243. ('14+) Relay noise with rear wiper 2014 XT
  244. ('06-'08) Cold engine / low rev issues...lost cause!
  245. ('03-'05) Forester, loud metal bang when turning L or R
  246. ('09-'13) Brake Pedal excessively hard at start up HELP
  247. ('14+) Oil Looks Clean, Should I Wait To Change It?
  248. ('03-'05) Trans leak options
  249. ('06-'08) Front Bearing Replacement Instructions
  250. Sell or fix