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: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty



  1. ('03-'05) 05 Forester Transmission problem
  2. ('14+) Do i need to change the oil sooner?
  3. ('03-'05) Rust, an isolated area or hidden disaster?
  4. ('03-'05) Seat belt warning light
  5. ('14+) Where is the oil drain plug?
  6. ('09-'13) Mystery Squeal/Rattle Sound (with Videos) that Nobody Can Identify
  7. ('03-'05) So the diagnosis wasn't good...
  8. ('06-'08) Can a shredded AC belt cause a new timing belt to slip?
  9. ('09-'13) FB25 Engine Coolant Discussion
  10. ('01-'02) Shuddering during warm-up
  11. ('06-'08) Door ajar and dome light
  12. ('06-'08) Aisin water pump part number?
  13. ('03-'05) Loose wire in engine bay
  14. ('03-'05) Loud squeal when coming to a stop on 2004 Subaru forester 2.5XT
  15. ('06-'08) Owners Manual question
  16. ('14+) 2014 Squeaky driver seat?
  17. ('01-'02) Need help! Don't know where to start!
  18. ('98-'00) How do you add AC compressor oil?
  19. ('14+) Car threw a bunch of errors simultaneously
  20. ('06-'08) Engine knock only at very high RPM
  21. Coolant foamed and rusted
  22. ('98-'00) Puzzled
  23. ('06-'08) Another first CEL P1443
  24. check engine light
  25. ('03-'05) Replace HG?
  26. ('98-'00) High tank pressure, P1441, P0453 and gas smell in cabin
  27. Windows - Wind Noise
  28. ('09-'13) Rear view mirror mount
  29. ('98-'00) My head gasket only lasted 6,000 miles?
  30. ('01-'02) CEL - P0328 performance issues
  31. ('03-'05) after timing belt change: overheating, burst upper rad hose, drove on hot engine
  32. ('03-'05) Bad ac clutch? - merged thread
  33. ('03-'05) Gearbox whine on 2004 Forester XT - help please
  34. ('01-'02) Coolant spraying from cap and tank, overflow....overflowing??
  35. ('06-'08) White/gray smoke coming out of the hood after driving uphill for a couple of miles.
  36. ('03-'05) forester don't start after the paint shop
  37. Purchased a 2002 S with 135k miles
  38. ('09-'13) 2011 AC condenser replacment
  39. ('03-'05) Sunroof Problems
  40. ('06-'08) Noisy during high speeds after tint install
  41. ('03-'05) A few qeustions regaurding stored codes and the CEL.
  42. ('01-'02) Filler neck
  43. ('14+) TSB for fuel gauge?
  44. ('14+) Passport Warranty Question
  45. ('14+) Added Security New Car Plan
  46. ('98-'00) Speed Sensor 1998 Manual Trans
  47. ('09-'13) 2009 forester 2.5 SOHC Coil Ingnition Coil Plug Numbering
  48. ('03-'05) clunk sound while returning to neutral driver side front wheel
  49. '09 Radio, Clock sometimes not working after start-up
  50. ('09-'13) Hissing when clutch is in.
  51. ('03-'05) 05 FXT: running on spare for how long?
  52. ('09-'13) Power Steering Failure
  53. New Car!
  54. ('98-'00) Occasional strange squeek
  55. ('03-'05) Overheating/Sensor Problem
  56. ('03-'05) Sluggish speedometer
  57. ('09-'13) 2009 Forester 2.5X blown engine
  58. ('01-'02) '01 forester 2.5L mt lurching
  59. ('03-'05) 04 fxt pulsing during acceleration.
  60. ('03-'05) busted coolant line, maybe?
  61. ('03-'05) Blown Turbo, Metal in the oil
  62. ('14+) Maintenance Question. (14' FXT)
  63. ('03-'05) Thump-thump-thump 04 Forester
  64. ('06-'08) 2006 Forester A/C issue
  65. ('09-'13) Rattling Noise - Loose Heat Shield
  66. ('03-'05) CEL flashing, goes away after restart.
  67. ('14+) Pre-vacation Check
  68. ('01-'02) Acceleration very rough between 78-88 MPH??
  69. ('01-'02) 2001 Forester - Rear Brake Lines
  70. ('98-'00) Sudden Idle Surge
  71. ('03-'05) blinking CLE and engine shaking after timing belt replacement
  72. ('09-'13) Cost to replace 4EAT in 09 Forester
  73. ('09-'13) A/C issue
  74. ('06-'08) Help! Low idle
  75. ('09-'13) MY09 Forester bad engine sound
  76. ('98-'00) Speedo Troubles lol
  77. ('03-'05) Idler Pulley
  78. ('03-'05) Car kicks at around 20 mph. maybe trans...
  79. ('14+) P0300 Random Cylinder Misfire
  80. ('03-'05) Engine making clicking noise on idle
  81. ('98-'00) Trip Odometer really wrong!
  82. ('06-'08) Wet belt squeaking noise
  83. ('98-'00) 1998 Forester Stalled Won't Start
  84. ('06-'08) Intermittent "overheat"
  85. ('14+) Wiper Blade Warranty?
  86. ('14+) 2014 XT How much basic service?
  87. ('09-'13) 2011 2.5X CV Joints munted after 170km
  88. ('98-'00) CV Axle - related issue?
  89. ('14+) Gas smell or burning oil???
  90. ('06-'08) codes po335, 340, and 345 on after starter replacement
  91. ('03-'05) Oil Pressure Light when Braking
  92. ('03-'05) Replace or Clean MAF Sensor
  93. (All Years) Forester 1997 Stopped Turned Off by Itself
  94. ('03-'05) 04 forester wont start asking for help
  95. ('01-'02) Broken parts help!!
  96. ('03-'05) 04 FXT engine shake
  97. ('06-'08) P1443 Code AGAIN!! and P0852 stored
  98. ('03-'05) 05 Idle Issue Correction
  99. ('03-'05) Oh No, compression and oil burning.
  100. ('98-'00) 1998 Forester Losing Power.
  101. 'Post delivery' checklist for old Soobs?
  102. ('14+) Alarm went off with hatch open.
  103. Power steering fluid change help!
  104. (All Years) timing belt - off? (pics of marks inside)
  105. (All Years) Bad Tire Question
  106. ('14+) Central locking?
  107. ('14+) Navigation errors
  108. ('03-'05) Rattle in Upper Center Dash
  109. ('09-'13) shocks and struts...what to buy?
  110. ('03-'05) Recurring cylinder 1 misfire, bent valves? :(
  111. ('01-'02) Timing Belt--when will it need replacement?
  112. ('03-'05) Forester, leaking axle, no dash illumination and no horn
  113. Grinding noise.
  114. ('09-'13) Forester 2.5 Turbo
  115. ('03-'05) 04XT Rough idle, popping sound from pass side of engine
  116. ('03-'05) Got CEL and P0021 - is my turbo blown?
  117. ('09-'13) P0171 & p0420
  118. ('98-'00) Laying my starter to rest
  119. ('09-'13) Dealership have it right or wrong?
  120. Timing belt jumps
  121. ('03-'05) Car won't start sometimes
  122. ('03-'05) P0129 Atmospheric pressure too low??? say what..
  123. ('03-'05) Cruise control doesn't work - 2004 Forester X with an automatic transmission
  124. ('14+) Engine Burning Oil - Warranty Issue?
  125. ('09-'13) Getting ready to do my 105,000M servicing.
  126. ('14+) Drivers Seat Rubs Against Center Console
  127. ('03-'05) Bad exhaust valve guide?
  128. (All Years) Driving with no Dipstick
  129. ('06-'08) Disappearing gas??
  130. ('14+) Automatic Power Window not working
  131. ('03-'05) TGV delete issue
  132. ('14+) whirring noise near fuel tank
  133. ('03-'05) Engine Clicking?
  134. Alarm goes off when opening the door
  135. ('06-'08) 06 fxt 5spd-not running right
  136. ('03-'05) forester 2004 xt pull from side to side
  137. 99 forester squealing
  138. ('98-'00) Very odd overheating
  139. ('03-'05) Good leakdown on 2/4, 100% bad on 1/3
  140. ('03-'05) Water In High Mount Brake Light Housing
  141. ('09-'13) 2011 aircon diagram required
  142. ('01-'02) (brake light) + (battery light) = ???
  143. Should I Change My Drive Belts?
  144. ('09-'13) Common issues near 85k miles?
  145. ('09-'13) Lisle Shaft in Seal Puller
  146. Engine oil on the dipstick question & oil leaking or burning
  147. ('09-'13) Front brake noise
  148. Got an '04 Forester with 99,000 miles. Now what? Any good shops in Winston-Salem, NC?
  149. ('03-'05) Hard start
  150. ('98-'00) standing water, driver front and rear floor.
  151. ('14+) backup camera has rotated slightly
  152. ('98-'00) New Head Gaskets - Coolant Conditioner
  153. ('09-'13) 100,000 mile report
  154. forester 2011 massive steering vibration
  155. ('98-'00) P/S squeal and loss of power linked?
  156. Not the Usual Overheating Problem
  157. ('09-'13) Loud vibration sound - please have a listen
  158. ('01-'02) Did I find a Lemon or a Bad Dealer?
  159. CVT Grinds Into Gear When Cold
  160. ('98-'00) Cylinder head timing after machining
  161. ('98-'00) A/C Working Intermittently
  162. ('06-'08) a/c condenser replacement advice
  163. ('09-'13) Can someone verify this??
  164. Will it be a lemon?
  165. ('98-'00) Burning smell
  166. forester rear hatch switch
  167. ('09-'13) forester
  168. ('03-'05) Car wouldn't start in Park but started in Neutral?
  169. ('14+) Reverse lights always on even in Drive, Park, etc
  170. ('09-'13) Stability control light stays on
  171. ('06-'08) 2007 Forester with P0026 & P0028 codes
  172. ('98-'00) Clutch stops halfway
  173. ('03-'05) A/C blowing warm after HG/TB job
  174. ('01-'02) 2002 Subaru Forester is overheating, don't know why
  175. ('14+) A/C question from Subie Newbie
  176. ('09-'13) Engine & fuel additive? Any benefits?
  177. ('03-'05) 04 FXT Hill Assist/E Brake Problem
  178. ('98-'00) DNJ Engine Components Timing Belt Kit
  179. ('14+) 2014 Forester CEL on gas filler flap missing?si
  180. ('14+) front seat plastic trim
  181. ('01-'02) 02 Forester idle / running issue
  182. ('03-'05) Torque bind/wheel size
  183. ('98-'00) washer fluid line broken.
  184. ('98-'00) Temperature Gauge Going Crazy / No Overheating!!!!!
  185. ('14+) 2014 Forester problems with acceleration
  186. HELP! 2010 Forester Cylinder 3 misfire!
  187. ('06-'08) What's wrong with my car?
  188. ('03-'05) HG, Timing Belt
  189. ('03-'05) 03 forester, rear hub loose after bearing r&r
  190. ('01-'02) Forester S Turbo 2001 - Strange Noise on Front-right Weel
  191. ('09-'13) Light rattle when sunroof is open
  192. ('06-'08) 5MT noise= throw-out bearing?
  193. ('98-'00) New 98 Forester. What should I start with?
  194. ('03-'05) Rubber trim perishing around windshield
  195. ('98-'00) misfire code on cylinder 4
  196. ('98-'00) Recirc Valve
  197. ('01-'02) Ball Joint Problem?
  198. ('03-'05) Cylinder 4 Misfire (#P0304)
  199. ('98-'00) Please help! Changed Timing Belt - Now it makes horrific sound.
  200. ('14+) Forester 2014 - What are these noises?
  201. ('14+) 2015 Forester LTD Trip ODO Reset
  202. 2003 Forester Head Gasket more & more issues
  203. ('03-'05) 2005 xs forester AC problems
  204. 09 with dead central locking, please help?
  205. ('09-'13) Adjusting head lights?
  206. ('03-'05) need help! clutch problem? or transmission problem?
  207. ('98-'00) Airbag Light Turns on when turning
  208. Alignment 2012 Forester/Warranty/Tire Wear Coverage?
  209. ('03-'05) Parts Manual listing part numbers available?
  210. ('01-'02) Extensive rot! Is my car unsafe?
  211. ('14+) Cold driveability
  212. ('09-'13) Windshield Wiper Intermittent
  213. ('01-'02) Weak Air Blower
  214. ('06-'08) Wind noise problem unresolved? look here!
  215. ('03-'05) Another p0302 code, but worse. Halp.
  216. ('03-'05) 2005 XT, no power to AC compressor
  217. ('09-'13) Rediculously tight oil plug
  218. ('14+) 2015 Idle RPM 500-1500
  219. ('03-'05) Power Steering pump leak
  220. ('03-'05) Washer Pump No Power
  221. Need help
  222. ('03-'05) toc sound when shifting from the second to 3 speed AT
  223. ('14+) Any reason why oil filter is hard to find?
  224. ('09-'13) Connector under power steering reservoir
  225. ('03-'05) p0244 - opinions on cause (and possible exhaust install tomorrow)
  226. ('09-'13) Advantage of a subaru engine oil filter?
  227. ('09-'13) Air Filter Change
  228. jerky steering
  229. ('09-'13) SH N/A FB25 air cleaner replacement
  230. ('09-'13) 2011 Forester Non-Turbo FB2.5 Cycling Air Condition
  231. ('09-'13) 09 Forester Oil Leaks
  232. ('03-'05) 04 FXT sls shock failed?
  233. Forester making groaning noise from stop to start
  234. ('98-'00) Hit a bump, engine died and won't start
  235. ('03-'05) AC fluctuation issue
  236. ('01-'02) Whining noise when accelerating
  237. ('01-'02) Hesitating and jerky with acceleration?
  238. ('03-'05) Slight ticking after timing belt change
  239. Problems with Certified Pre Owned Foz
  240. ('14+) Intermittent vibrations / rough ride
  241. Power Steering failure
  242. ('98-'00) Idle issues
  243. ('03-'05) Burning Oil (some smoke)
  244. ('01-'02) About to do wheel bearings...
  245. ('03-'05) Part number need for the front windows glasses
  246. ('06-'08) 08 XT Trouble Shooting Theories
  247. ('09-'13) Feel wiper in clutch
  248. ('09-'13) Engine idles rough after air filter replacement ONLY when AC is on
  249. ('14+) 2014 Forester: Seatbelt alert wont shut off
  250. 2009 locks randomly