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  1. ('09-'13) Rusted muffler clamps in brand new 2012 Forester
  2. A/C Oil
  3. ('98-'00) 99' Forester - 95% Complete Manual Swap - Vehicle Speed Sensor - 2 or 3 wire?
  4. ('01-'02) Oil Pan cover... will this work?
  5. ('09-'13) Diesel Engine Oil
  6. ('09-'13) 2010: Steering pump noise, sinking brake pedal
  7. ('06-'08) Fuel filter replacement
  8. ('09-'13) Slide whistle tone while accelerating
  9. ('01-'02) Car Alarm/Key Fob
  10. ('09-'13) Three Strikes Your OUT!
  11. ('03-'05) Cranks but won't start
  12. ('03-'05) Radiator Top Tank leaking
  13. ('09-'13) '10 Forester replace ATF & gear oil
  14. ('09-'13) Check Engine and Others
  15. ('03-'05) Sell the car or replace engine?
  16. ('06-'08) Mass Air Flow Need
  17. ('98-'00) Flashing "check engine"light
  18. ('03-'05) Perhaps a sensor?
  19. ('98-'00) 1999 Subaru Forester L, where is the neutral safety switch?
  20. p/s pulley movement
  21. help: dead fozy
  22. Help for a ScoobNoob?
  23. ('03-'05) Torx bit size for front diff?
  24. ('03-'05) Limited slip additive for lsd or not?
  25. ('98-'00) Desperately Need Help With Vent Valve!
  26. ('01-'02) ac belt problem
  27. ('98-'00) issue w/ outside temp indicator in '09 and BIU
  28. ('03-'05) Should i add a tranny additive?
  29. ('01-'02) will turn over but wont start and run!!
  30. ('98-'00) Random engine noise
  31. ('03-'05) ABS sensor install rear 2004 XT
  32. ('09-'13) 2011 Transmission Issue - Spins and Lurches
  33. ('01-'02) overcharge for parts
  34. ('09-'13) 2011 forester 5MT notches and finally grinds
  35. ('09-'13) '10 Transmission Pan Sealant?
  36. ('03-'05) Burnt oil smell after new valve cover gaskets.
  37. ('09-'13) getting the Forester on 4 jack stands
  38. ('98-'00) Wheel bearing?
  39. ('03-'05) Torque Bind
  40. 98 forester wont start
  41. ('06-'08) Fair price for timing belt service??
  42. ('06-'08) fuel filler neck questions...
  43. ('06-'08) Forester 2.5 X 87500km Service (South Africa)
  44. (All Years) How to avoid sticking air valves....?
  45. ('03-'05) 04 FXT Burning smell at idle after highway driving
  46. ('03-'05) P0301 after oil change?
  47. ('98-'00) At Oil Temp flashes/tac goes crazy/temp gauge flies past the H/dies
  48. ('09-'13) 2010 Forester - Back Hatch ??
  49. ('06-'08) Alternator noise replacement help
  50. ('09-'13) 2011 Fozzie (non-Turbo) delayed acceleration / rough shifting
  51. 2000 Forester L Door Ajar Light
  52. ('09-'13) Squeeking belt sound
  53. ('03-'05) Engine running hot?
  54. (All Years) Flywheel stopper tool?
  55. ('03-'05) White smoke from 04FXT
  56. ('98-'00) no spark on cylinder 2
  57. ('06-'08) Lead replacement
  58. ('98-'00) IAC system issues
  59. ('03-'05) The ol' noise when turning issue - input appreciated
  60. ('03-'05) 04 Forester 2.5XT120K service
  61. ('01-'02) Oil leak; which oil to use?
  62. ('03-'05) passenger seat heater not working
  63. '12 XT Turbo, oil change schedule from beginning...
  64. (All Years) EGR valve
  65. (All Years) WVU-31 recall...?
  66. (All Years) Turbo oil supply clogged filters
  67. Auto door lock problems!
  68. (All Years) Prevention of 06XT Secondary Air Valve disaster
  69. ('03-'05) Changing AT fluid, what else should i do
  70. What to do?
  71. ('98-'00) spark plugs
  72. (All Years) Coolant Capacity question (not certain of factory manual's language)
  73. (All Years) Subaru AWD CANNOT give enough power to one wheel with traction to move the vehicle up
  74. ('01-'02) Throttle Body Sensor P0111, P0113, P0106
  75. (All Years) AT Oil Temp light and Check Engine light come on
  76. ('03-'05) P1718 and no start
  77. ('09-'13) Windshield & Back Window woes on my '11 Foz...
  78. ('98-'00) 1999 forester front axle problems
  79. ('03-'05) Rear hum diagnosis?
  80. ('03-'05) Brrrrrrrrr.... my Forester is making noises!
  81. (All Years) I Have a New Knock! Hurray and Help!
  82. Timing belt service revealed more problems
  83. ('09-'13) Clarify please
  84. 2011 Check Engine Light problem?
  85. ('98-'00) '98 Forester AT Fluid clarification
  86. ('09-'13) electric motor noise from rear of Forester
  87. ('09-'13) TSB for Crankshaft Pulley?
  88. (All Years) Leaves inside my roof!?
  89. Stock '02- What to do to it?!
  90. 2010 Knock/Ping
  91. ('98-'00) ej25 Knock? Watch the video
  92. ('06-'08) DTC P0851/0852 in '05 - '06 w/4EAT
  93. ('01-'02) Radio and clock dead
  94. ('01-'02) Output Shaft Assembly/Main Shaft Assembly
  95. ('03-'05) 2004 Forester X coolant leak / head gasket advice?
  96. ('03-'05) all goes dead when turn ignition switch
  97. ('09-'13) Code: P0026 and now maybe my clutch
  98. ('98-'00) Forester MT Torque Bind Limited-Slip Axle Additive
  99. ('09-'13) Emissions air filter behind engine air filter?
  100. ('06-'08) 3rd times a charm, threw another CEL
  101. Check Eng Light/Knock Sensor 2002
  102. ('98-'00) Cel p0443
  103. ('03-'05) Remote Door Lock problem
  104. ('01-'02) Bent valves
  105. ('98-'00) head gasket sealer
  106. ('98-'00) 98,99,00 SF door mirrors
  107. ('09-'13) Is this noise normal?
  108. clunk at ~10kph after startup
  109. ('03-'05) Occasional light dragging sound in back for a few seconds then nothing
  110. ('03-'05) Running like garbage after fueling up
  111. ('98-'00) CEL Throwing a couple codes
  112. ('03-'05) Bad engine vibration, smoothe at idle
  113. ('09-'13) Less than 1000 miles having issues.
  114. Runs rough when wet
  115. stenciling for the volume on my radio wearing off
  116. ('01-'02) 2001 Forester now at 90,000 miles. Do I need plugs wires ect..
  117. ('98-'00) Power Steering Pump DIY??
  118. ('98-'00) Forester water pump installed with no Gasket... Advice?
  119. ('03-'05) Loud Noises Normal?
  120. ('01-'02) Gurgling Sound From Overhead
  121. ('09-'13) 2011 - engine sounds off
  122. ('03-'05) Timing belt service cost/labor hrs.???
  123. ('98-'00) Flashing check engine light
  124. ('98-'00) Fans Always on
  125. ('01-'02) Strange clicking/clunking noise? (not engine)
  126. ('03-'05) Code question
  127. Help! Intermittent Power Flashing+Check Engine Light While Driving Highspeed
  128. ('98-'00) Will not start after fixing (well, I tried) issues
  129. ('03-'05) Check engine light and flashing cruise control
  130. noise from the air con compressor
  131. ('01-'02) Tailgate Rattling Unsloved
  132. ('09-'13) My New Forester
  133. ('03-'05) 04 xt P0011code options
  134. ('03-'05) 04 FXT heads?
  135. ('98-'00) 99 Forester fuel tank removal
  136. Need Help 2001 Forester
  137. ('06-'08) Changing Transmission Fluid
  138. ('98-'00) clutch fork dust cover
  139. ('03-'05) Oil "stop leak" additive?
  140. Which Fuse Will Reset Engine ECU
  141. ('03-'05) Overheated
  142. ('03-'05) SOA finally admits fuel leak problem!
  143. ('03-'05) trasmission problem...plz help
  144. ('06-'08) '06 Forester - Speedo & odometer not working, CEL on & Cruise light blinking
  145. ('03-'05) Help Engine noise???
  146. ('06-'08) Pulling to the left
  147. ('98-'00) Rough Idle and CEL On...
  148. ('09-'13) service manuals
  149. ('09-'13) 09 Forester tire pressure sensor
  150. ('03-'05) Weird instrument cluster issue
  151. ('01-'02) Whirring sound while the engine is running
  152. ('09-'13) Some questions for 2011 Forester owners.
  153. ('98-'00) Disconnected tube on engine
  154. ('01-'02) Odd Overheating Issue
  155. ('01-'02) Axle replacement
  156. ('09-'13) trim piece falls off
  157. ('03-'05) Chirping from the engine room! 04 FXT
  158. (All Years) frequent oil change = bad for car?
  159. ('03-'05) Burnt Oil Smell - 2004 Forester XT
  160. ('98-'00) Binding on sharp turns at slow speeds
  161. ('03-'05) Random no-start condition
  162. ('98-'00) Diagnostic Chart for P0440 Error Code - Help for location of one of the items
  163. ('09-'13) 2011 Forester with Wastegate flutter?
  164. ('06-'08) Clutch
  165. ('03-'05) Purchased 2005 Forester XS 2.5 non turbo CEL and flashing crise Control lgt
  166. ('09-'13) 2.5x 2011 Transmission Issues
  167. ('98-'00) Tranny and drive shaft blues
  168. Sludge in an odd spot
  169. ('03-'05) Coasting Idle issues
  170. ('06-'08) Forester has that car shuffling noise
  171. ('98-'00) Dies when driving in heavy rain
  172. ('03-'05) 2003 Forester - 2nd owner - tranny oil change?
  173. ('06-'08) Loss of gas mileage
  174. ('98-'00) I may have unwittingly killed (and then fixed) my car...
  175. Dealer Screw-Up
  176. ('03-'05) Two blown turbos in one week
  177. ('98-'00) car dies when engaging gear
  178. ('03-'05) Automatic Transmission Fluid Level
  179. ('09-'13) Warning lights came on while driving this weekend
  180. ('03-'05) Sqeaking from right side of car when making left turns
  181. ('01-'02) no air coming out of exhaust
  182. ('09-'13) "Hydraulic"-like hissing sound
  183. ('98-'00) My Timing Belt Adventure! :( & :)
  184. ('06-'08) Steering wheel or not, clicking sound, and more
  185. ('98-'00) Same fuel tank?
  186. ('98-'00) 1997 Forester overheating
  187. ('03-'05) Frak frak frak frak FRAK! (dead turbo)
  188. ('01-'02) Coolant, urgent question (trip in a few hours)
  189. ('09-'13) Noob with questions about mods and factory maintenance
  190. ('98-'00) Need some insight and guidance
  191. ('98-'00) Engine Tick?
  192. ('98-'00) help with map cel on a 99 sf
  193. (All Years) Let's talk oil drain pans/storage
  194. ('09-'13) 2009 Forester Head Gasket Leaks
  195. ('98-'00) Coolant Bypass Pipe?
  196. ('03-'05) soon to be doing the routine maintenance on forester
  197. ('09-'13) Glove Box broke while changing cabin filter!!
  198. ('98-'00) Loud High Pitched Whine from the Rear
  199. ('03-'05) p0458 where to start?
  200. (All Years) Oil Extractor
  201. ('98-'00) Looking For Subie Mechanic in Boulder CO Area
  202. ('01-'02) front end noise
  203. ('98-'00) Forester S problems
  204. ('09-'13) Differential/Transmission volumes
  205. ('09-'13) 11' forester xt tailgate!!
  206. ('03-'05) Noises when turning wheel after WRX suspension swap
  207. ('98-'00) Abs tone ring removal
  208. ('09-'13) Air freshener damages center panel
  209. Kinda Disappointed!
  210. ('01-'02) parking lights work, fogs/headlights/drl's don't!
  211. ('98-'00) Plug # 2 Stuck
  212. ('98-'00) Oil pump leak or Crank seal leak???? Please LOOK
  213. ('98-'00) Torn steering rack boots
  214. Is one jug of coolant enough for a coolant swap?
  215. dam you timing belt!
  216. ('03-'05) Window motor turning but not moving window
  217. ('03-'05) Cruise Control without Resume/Acc
  218. ('09-'13) 2010 burning oil
  219. ('09-'13) 2011 Oil change - dealer only?
  220. ('98-'00) Squeaking with the Manual tranny
  221. ('98-'00) timing belt change
  222. ('09-'13) 09 Rust on door at window frame, please check yours
  223. ('98-'00) 98 Forester shakes at freeway speeds
  224. ('09-'13) Loud resonnant rumble and TPMS failure
  225. ('03-'05) Filler Neck (pictures) to replace or not?
  226. ('98-'00) Oil Leak(s)? (with pics)
  227. ('01-'02) Help please
  228. ('09-'13) Service Manual
  229. ('09-'13) '09 Oil Change Interval
  230. ('98-'00) forester running problems
  231. ('03-'05) Forester XT engine blew - dealer quote
  232. ('01-'02) Used engine degreaser, now I'm stalling.
  233. ('03-'05) Should I do my own plugs or pay the dealer?
  234. Winterizing your Forester
  235. ('98-'00) Oil Separator Plate...Again
  236. ('09-'13) 2011 Forester Undercarriage
  237. ('09-'13) 2011 Tick Tick Tick
  238. ('09-'13) Why Subaru Spark Plugs Replaced at 27k, and Toyota at 110k??
  239. ('01-'02) After-market Cats?
  240. ('01-'02) Timing Re-alignment. HELP!
  241. ('09-'13) Throttle response with VDC on and off
  242. Seeking opinions
  243. ('98-'00) Cruise control question
  244. (All Years) Thoughts on Remanufactured Cylinder heads?
  245. CEL? Take it to the dealership!
  246. ('98-'00) weird "chirp" noise coming from engine compartment
  247. ('03-'05) Running hot sometimes
  248. SOS forester loses power when hot
  249. ('98-'00) Whinning noise comming from drivetrain under load
  250. ('01-'02) Going through Oxygen Sensors every 12 months?