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: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty



  1. ('01-'02) Output Shaft Assembly/Main Shaft Assembly
  2. ('03-'05) 2004 Forester X coolant leak / head gasket advice?
  3. ('03-'05) all goes dead when turn ignition switch
  4. ('09-'13) Code: P0026 and now maybe my clutch
  5. ('98-'00) Forester MT Torque Bind Limited-Slip Axle Additive
  6. ('09-'13) Emissions air filter behind engine air filter?
  7. ('06-'08) 3rd times a charm, threw another CEL
  8. Check Eng Light/Knock Sensor 2002
  9. ('98-'00) Cel p0443
  10. ('03-'05) Remote Door Lock problem
  11. ('01-'02) Bent valves
  12. ('98-'00) head gasket sealer
  13. ('98-'00) 98,99,00 SF door mirrors
  14. ('09-'13) Is this noise normal?
  15. clunk at ~10kph after startup
  16. ('03-'05) Occasional light dragging sound in back for a few seconds then nothing
  17. ('03-'05) Running like garbage after fueling up
  18. ('98-'00) CEL Throwing a couple codes
  19. ('03-'05) Bad engine vibration, smoothe at idle
  20. ('09-'13) Less than 1000 miles having issues.
  21. Runs rough when wet
  22. stenciling for the volume on my radio wearing off
  23. ('01-'02) 2001 Forester now at 90,000 miles. Do I need plugs wires ect..
  24. ('98-'00) Power Steering Pump DIY??
  25. ('98-'00) Forester water pump installed with no Gasket... Advice?
  26. ('03-'05) Loud Noises Normal?
  27. ('01-'02) Gurgling Sound From Overhead
  28. ('09-'13) 2011 - engine sounds off
  29. ('03-'05) Timing belt service cost/labor hrs.???
  30. ('98-'00) Flashing check engine light
  31. ('98-'00) Fans Always on
  32. ('01-'02) Strange clicking/clunking noise? (not engine)
  33. ('03-'05) Code question
  34. Help! Intermittent Power Flashing+Check Engine Light While Driving Highspeed
  35. ('98-'00) Will not start after fixing (well, I tried) issues
  36. ('03-'05) Check engine light and flashing cruise control
  37. noise from the air con compressor
  38. ('01-'02) Tailgate Rattling Unsloved
  39. ('09-'13) My New Forester
  40. ('03-'05) 04 xt P0011code options
  41. ('03-'05) 04 FXT heads?
  42. ('98-'00) 99 Forester fuel tank removal
  43. Need Help 2001 Forester
  44. ('06-'08) Changing Transmission Fluid
  45. ('98-'00) clutch fork dust cover
  46. ('03-'05) Oil "stop leak" additive?
  47. Which Fuse Will Reset Engine ECU
  48. ('03-'05) Overheated
  49. ('03-'05) SOA finally admits fuel leak problem!
  50. ('03-'05) trasmission problem...plz help
  51. ('06-'08) '06 Forester - Speedo & odometer not working, CEL on & Cruise light blinking
  52. ('03-'05) Help Engine noise???
  53. ('06-'08) Pulling to the left
  54. ('98-'00) Rough Idle and CEL On...
  55. ('09-'13) service manuals
  56. ('09-'13) 09 Forester tire pressure sensor
  57. ('03-'05) Weird instrument cluster issue
  58. ('01-'02) Whirring sound while the engine is running
  59. ('09-'13) Some questions for 2011 Forester owners.
  60. ('98-'00) Disconnected tube on engine
  61. ('01-'02) Odd Overheating Issue
  62. ('01-'02) Axle replacement
  63. ('09-'13) trim piece falls off
  64. ('03-'05) Chirping from the engine room! 04 FXT
  65. (All Years) frequent oil change = bad for car?
  66. ('03-'05) Burnt Oil Smell - 2004 Forester XT
  67. ('98-'00) Binding on sharp turns at slow speeds
  68. ('03-'05) Random no-start condition
  69. ('98-'00) Diagnostic Chart for P0440 Error Code - Help for location of one of the items
  70. ('09-'13) 2011 Forester with Wastegate flutter?
  71. ('06-'08) Clutch
  72. ('03-'05) Purchased 2005 Forester XS 2.5 non turbo CEL and flashing crise Control lgt
  73. ('09-'13) 2.5x 2011 Transmission Issues
  74. ('98-'00) Tranny and drive shaft blues
  75. Sludge in an odd spot
  76. ('03-'05) Coasting Idle issues
  77. ('06-'08) Forester has that car shuffling noise
  78. ('98-'00) Dies when driving in heavy rain
  79. ('03-'05) 2003 Forester - 2nd owner - tranny oil change?
  80. ('06-'08) Loss of gas mileage
  81. ('98-'00) I may have unwittingly killed (and then fixed) my car...
  82. Dealer Screw-Up
  83. ('03-'05) Two blown turbos in one week
  84. ('98-'00) car dies when engaging gear
  85. ('03-'05) Automatic Transmission Fluid Level
  86. ('09-'13) Warning lights came on while driving this weekend
  87. ('03-'05) Sqeaking from right side of car when making left turns
  88. ('01-'02) no air coming out of exhaust
  89. ('09-'13) "Hydraulic"-like hissing sound
  90. ('98-'00) My Timing Belt Adventure! :( & :)
  91. ('06-'08) Steering wheel or not, clicking sound, and more
  92. ('98-'00) Same fuel tank?
  93. ('98-'00) 1997 Forester overheating
  94. ('03-'05) Frak frak frak frak FRAK! (dead turbo)
  95. ('01-'02) Coolant, urgent question (trip in a few hours)
  96. ('09-'13) Noob with questions about mods and factory maintenance
  97. ('98-'00) Need some insight and guidance
  98. ('98-'00) Engine Tick?
  99. ('98-'00) help with map cel on a 99 sf
  100. (All Years) Let's talk oil drain pans/storage
  101. ('09-'13) 2009 Forester Head Gasket Leaks
  102. ('98-'00) Coolant Bypass Pipe?
  103. ('03-'05) soon to be doing the routine maintenance on forester
  104. ('09-'13) Glove Box broke while changing cabin filter!!
  105. ('98-'00) Loud High Pitched Whine from the Rear
  106. ('03-'05) p0458 where to start?
  107. (All Years) Oil Extractor
  108. ('98-'00) Looking For Subie Mechanic in Boulder CO Area
  109. ('01-'02) front end noise
  110. ('98-'00) Forester S problems
  111. ('09-'13) Differential/Transmission volumes
  112. ('09-'13) 11' forester xt tailgate!!
  113. ('03-'05) Noises when turning wheel after WRX suspension swap
  114. ('98-'00) Abs tone ring removal
  115. ('09-'13) Air freshener damages center panel
  116. Kinda Disappointed!
  117. ('01-'02) parking lights work, fogs/headlights/drl's don't!
  118. ('98-'00) Plug # 2 Stuck
  119. ('98-'00) Oil pump leak or Crank seal leak???? Please LOOK
  120. ('98-'00) Torn steering rack boots
  121. Is one jug of coolant enough for a coolant swap?
  122. dam you timing belt!
  123. ('03-'05) Window motor turning but not moving window
  124. ('03-'05) Cruise Control without Resume/Acc
  125. ('09-'13) 2010 burning oil
  126. ('09-'13) 2011 Oil change - dealer only?
  127. ('98-'00) Squeaking with the Manual tranny
  128. ('98-'00) timing belt change
  129. ('09-'13) 09 Rust on door at window frame, please check yours
  130. ('98-'00) 98 Forester shakes at freeway speeds
  131. ('09-'13) Loud resonnant rumble and TPMS failure
  132. ('03-'05) Filler Neck (pictures) to replace or not?
  133. ('98-'00) Oil Leak(s)? (with pics)
  134. ('01-'02) Help please
  135. ('09-'13) Service Manual
  136. ('09-'13) '09 Oil Change Interval
  137. ('98-'00) forester running problems
  138. ('03-'05) Forester XT engine blew - dealer quote
  139. ('01-'02) Used engine degreaser, now I'm stalling.
  140. ('03-'05) Should I do my own plugs or pay the dealer?
  141. Winterizing your Forester
  142. ('98-'00) Oil Separator Plate...Again
  143. ('09-'13) 2011 Forester Undercarriage
  144. ('09-'13) 2011 Tick Tick Tick
  145. ('09-'13) Why Subaru Spark Plugs Replaced at 27k, and Toyota at 110k??
  146. ('01-'02) After-market Cats?
  147. ('01-'02) Timing Re-alignment. HELP!
  148. ('09-'13) Throttle response with VDC on and off
  149. Seeking opinions
  150. ('98-'00) Cruise control question
  151. (All Years) Thoughts on Remanufactured Cylinder heads?
  152. CEL? Take it to the dealership!
  153. ('98-'00) weird "chirp" noise coming from engine compartment
  154. ('03-'05) Running hot sometimes
  155. SOS forester loses power when hot
  156. ('98-'00) Whinning noise comming from drivetrain under load
  157. ('01-'02) Going through Oxygen Sensors every 12 months?
  158. ('98-'00) Oil Leak...
  159. ('98-'00) Those damn windshield wipers!
  160. ('01-'02) Crack underneath front
  161. ('98-'00) 2.5 dohc vacuum lines
  162. ('98-'00) P0170 CE Code journey
  163. ('98-'00) Forester Random Stalling Problem
  164. ('03-'05) rattle at WOT in 2nd, coming from rear ???
  165. ('03-'05) 03 Mystery starting problems...real inigma
  166. ('01-'02) 2001 S Turbo won't start
  167. ('09-'13) 09 Forester 30k Scheduled Maintenance
  168. ('98-'00) cel is on, how do i test it
  169. ('98-'00) Forester that won't start
  170. electrical issues/security
  171. Bosch D3300 Oil Filter
  172. ('03-'05) 50km/hr rumble
  173. ('09-'13) oil change frequency when you dont use it
  174. ('03-'05) Whistling Sound
  175. ('98-'00) Grill Rmoval?
  176. ('03-'05) runs rough after refueling
  177. ('03-'05) how hot is too hot - coolant temperature
  178. ('98-'00) Help pick my repair--prioritize and delay :woohoo:
  179. About to flip the f*ck out... *contains profanity*
  180. 2003 forester heater is blowing cold air, not hot...
  181. ('01-'02) Mystery Road Noise (not normal Forester Road Noise)
  182. ('03-'05) Vibration while coasting at high speeds?
  183. ('01-'02) No Power forester. Help!
  184. ('09-'13) Why is my passenger side muffler spitting water out so bad?
  185. ('98-'00) Fix something, break something...Jeez!
  186. Breake / Piston to timing belt
  187. ('09-'13) Rear gear hard to shift into
  188. ('01-'02) Alignment Gone Wrong
  189. ('03-'05) Terrible Raddle When Heat Is On
  190. ('09-'13) Has any one have po455 in there 11 forester
  191. ('06-'08) Electrical lead undone= engine light coming on
  192. ('09-'13) Pinging temporarily fixed by ECU reset ?
  193. ('01-'02) New Subaru coolant has coolant conditioner in it???
  194. ('03-'05) Grinding/Grating Noise (2005 XT 4AET)
  195. Can't see out the windows in my 2011 Forester with no cupholders
  196. (All Years) Subaru Engine Oil System Flush
  197. ('03-'05) '03 Forester A/C wont stay cool
  198. ('98-'00) Rebuilt everything: AC STILL not cooling
  199. ('98-'00) Still Perplexed...(or, Did I Get Stuck?)
  200. Forester NIGHTMARE-- 1 overheating = NEW ENGINE
  201. ('03-'05) Strange driveline/suspension rattle from front of FXT
  202. ('01-'02) Alarm malfunction
  203. Who Ya Gonna Call?.. probs with dealership
  204. ('06-'08) Mechanic in Minneapolis, MN
  205. ('03-'05) Please tell me this isn't what i think it is...knock.
  206. ('98-'00) Windshield Washer doesn't work
  207. ('06-'08) Trouble starting
  208. ('09-'13) Traction Light Comes on after new tire install
  209. ('98-'00) Bad fuel economy
  210. ('98-'00) Where is the Front Sub Sensor located?
  211. ('06-'08) 30K Maintenance Performed
  212. ('98-'00) Why is this plug not hooked up (pic included)?
  213. ('03-'05) Front end KNOCKING
  214. ('09-'13) 3k mile service suggestions
  215. (All Years) Recall : ('03-'08) SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM (merged thread)
  216. ('98-'00) difference's between ignition coils
  217. ('03-'05) O2 sensor Problem + timing belt replacement + tune-up
  218. (All Years) Hesitation when taking off???
  219. ('03-'05) No power after ~4200 rpm
  220. ('98-'00) coolant temp sensor question on 98 2.5 dohc
  221. ('98-'00) Mass Airflow Sensor
  222. ('03-'05) Oil leaking from dipstick tube? (pic)
  223. ('03-'05) Radiator leaking on top end cap v. I knew it would happen!
  224. ('01-'02) Timing Belt Kit Recommendation
  225. ('09-'13) Glove box damper pivot broken
  226. ('03-'05) Alternator light, brake light, ... came on
  227. ('01-'02) Bucking/'Popping' noise
  228. ('98-'00) T/TB Gearbox has given up
  229. ('09-'13) fresh air vent
  230. ('03-'05) Are these OEM Parts? (Timing Belt Components)
  231. Thumping sound
  232. ('09-'13) general question on oil dipstick
  233. Help! Busted resonator on '07 Forester
  234. 2011 XT 5man jerks when coming on or off the accelerator
  235. ('03-'05) Forester XT blown radiator
  236. ('98-'00) fuel shut valve mystery
  237. ('03-'05) Forester Occasionally Stalls at Stops
  238. ('03-'05) Window motor problems, window drops as it pleases.
  239. Synthetic oil??
  240. ('09-'13) 2011 Paint Fail
  241. ('03-'05) P0457 code comes on when below half a tank
  242. ('06-'08) Oil Consumption or a leak? Help Please!
  243. ('03-'05) 04 forester - can't find the a/c leak
  244. ('98-'00) 99 Subaru Forester GT Turbo fuel pump
  245. Some Mechanical Guidance Please!!!!
  246. ('03-'05) The day my Fozzy went down
  247. ('06-'08) Forester stalled on freeway.
  248. ('03-'05) Can coolant erode and aluminium radiator?
  249. ('03-'05) p0301 CEL sometimes flashing 2.5 x 2004
  250. ('98-'00) 1998 Forester manual Clicking noise.