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: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty



  1. ('09-'13) Super Coolent Questions
  2. ('09-'13) Did my timing belts....110K miles
  3. ('98-'00) Fuel dripping from thing in picture
  4. ('06-'08) Transfer case clutch
  5. ('98-'00) 2000 Forester L - Completely remove security system
  6. A bit too much service.
  7. ('03-'05) Burning oil smell with no external leak? It gets bad, need help
  8. ('03-'05) What is the current HG brand of choice?
  9. ('09-'13) Transmission Oil Low Again?
  10. Newbie needs help, auto trans not shifting into top gear
  11. Diagnostic port 98 Forester
  12. ('98-'00) No Coolant Flow/No Heat 14k after HG Job
  13. ('98-'00) Head gasket replace start problems
  14. ('98-'00) grinding when acccelerating
  15. ('09-'13) Steering Wheel Vibration (merged thread)
  16. Front differentiator?
  17. ('03-'05) Sporadic Idle, up to 4k, when warming up
  18. ('03-'05) Misfire
  19. ('98-'00) Weird overheating problem, please help!
  20. ('06-'08) Ball Joints
  21. ('06-'08) engine temp readout 200F normal?
  22. ('06-'08) P0031 error codes
  23. ('98-'00) Potential dying power steering pump?
  24. ('03-'05) 03' head gasket leak
  25. ('03-'05) 04' FXT 4EAT feeling sticky while shifting?
  26. blinking dash lights = loose gascap?
  27. ('98-'00) Changed rear oil seal - suby won't shift now
  28. ('01-'02) Knocking or tapping noise from rear during brake
  29. Correct Coolant- Forester 2000
  30. ('03-'05) 04 Forester - AirBag light is on?
  31. ('03-'05) Exhaust squeal?
  32. ('03-'05) Engine Misfire
  33. ('98-'00) speaker swap
  34. ('03-'05) How bad might it be? Electrical system issues '04 FXT
  35. ('01-'02) motor knock, timing belt tensioner? or motor?
  36. ('01-'02) Reviving a 2001 L
  37. ('03-'05) need advice about 2003 forester 2.5x.
  38. ('01-'02) Serpentine Belts
  39. ('06-'08) Check Engine Light/Cruise Indicator
  40. Fuel additives, turbo lag and owners' manuals in English!
  41. ('03-'05) Starts after 15 minutes
  42. maintenance guidance
  43. ('03-'05) Wind noise from passenger side door??
  44. ('09-'13) (2011) Oil Loss
  45. Nearing 100,000 miles...
  46. ('06-'08) Check Eng/Trac/Cruise Lights On
  47. ('98-'00) Fix small BB sized hole in headlight
  48. ('03-'05) Forester 2.5XT
  49. ('09-'13) '12 - Removed TPMS, now check engine light on?
  50. ('03-'05) cruise flasing and CE light on
  51. Is my dealer gouging me?
  52. ('03-'05) Testing thes vapor canister vent valve solenoid
  53. ('01-'02) Swapping transmission. Reinstall problems
  54. ('06-'08) P0114 Intermitent Intake Air Temp...
  55. ('98-'00) 98 forester overheating
  56. ('01-'02) Grindingish in the Rear
  57. ('98-'00) P0304 revisited?
  58. ('98-'00) 99 with rusty fuel filler neck and P0440
  59. Darn CLOCK!
  60. ('98-'00) All Kinds of Crazy!!
  61. ('03-'05) 2004 Forester XT Not Filling with Gas
  62. ('06-'08) Whining sound when backing up
  63. ('03-'05) Vent Control Cable Replacement - 2003 Forester
  64. ('03-'05) 2004 Forester XT Air Conditioning Problems, Replace ECM?!
  65. Oil change on a 2012
  66. ('03-'05) 04 FXT w/ 100k P301 code, misses at idle.
  67. 10 Most Expensive Repairs Report
  68. ('06-'08) MY06 Forester Shifting Problems, P0420
  69. (All Years) 2011 forester
  70. ('09-'13) 09 Forester won't start
  71. 2012 pos?
  72. ('98-'00) forester wont start help please
  73. ('98-'00) Choking Forester and pricey mechanics
  74. 2012 Forester does not hold 16.9 gallons in the tank?
  75. ('09-'13) 2012 2.5x - Solid Check Engine & Trac Control w/ Flashing Cruise @ WOT
  76. ('03-'05) Forester Xt burning oil
  77. ('06-'08) stalling, running rough
  78. ('03-'05) mirror wibbling
  79. ('03-'05) Strange auto climate control issue
  80. ('03-'05) coil pack
  81. ('03-'05) Check Light, Stall, rough idle. Recent Work
  82. ('06-'08) Head Gasket leak
  83. ('01-'02) Fozzie's terrible noise
  84. ('01-'02) Head gasket problem
  85. ('03-'05) Smelled fuel
  86. ('06-'08) Brendan - Forester MYO6 XTL
  87. ('03-'05) P0301 05 Forester XT
  88. ('09-'13) Auto Dimming Mirror Always Dimmed
  89. Did premium fuel break my car??
  90. 02 Subaru Forester P0136 (see P2270, P2271) intermittent idling fluctuation/hesitati
  91. (All Years) Head gaskets what is going on??
  92. ('09-'13) TPMS, VDC, Hill Start, and ABS lights on and cruise won't work
  93. bad CV axle??
  94. ('09-'13) Wiper De-icer / Winter Package
  95. need info bout timing belt change at 105k miles
  96. ('01-'02) squealing noise @60km/hr
  97. ('98-'00) JDM SF5 S/TB Major Maintenance to do list
  98. ('09-'13) High pitch noise coming from rear of vehicle
  99. ('06-'08) leaky o-rings on oil cooler
  100. ('03-'05) In Alberta, 2003 Subaru Forestor leaking oil
  101. ('03-'05) High RPM Late Shifting
  102. ('98-'00) Shaking while in park?
  103. ('98-'00) High temp spikes on engine gauge
  104. Blocker Heater Plug Sticking
  105. ('06-'08) Reset the CEL?
  106. ('06-'08) Gates Water Pumps?
  107. ('03-'05) 2004 Forester - whistling/ringing noise after car is turned off.
  108. ('09-'13) 2011 FXT howls when cold
  109. ('09-'13) diesel particulate warning light
  110. ('09-'13) Nearing 30k mi....need advice on maint/service
  111. ('98-'00) cam seal leak? 2000 sohc
  112. ('03-'05) What's seeping here? Now with pics.
  113. ('03-'05) Bad Starter Solenoid???
  114. ('01-'02) Grinding Noise
  115. ('06-'08) Creeping up on 105k mile service
  116. ('01-'02) 2001 Subaru Forester Big Issue possible Timing Belt
  117. ('06-'08) collant & DIFF FLUIDS????
  118. ('01-'02) Check transmission fluid
  119. ('03-'05) 05 factory service manuals
  120. ('01-'02) Help with squeek!!
  121. ('06-'08) Certain issues here and there
  122. ('06-'08) My Timing Belt Experience
  123. ('03-'05) Coolant smell when heater comes on
  124. ('06-'08) Hard to crank over when cold (help)
  125. ('03-'05) 04 XT gearbox/clutch squeal
  126. ('01-'02) oil leaking, rear of engine 2 quarts a week.
  127. (All Years) My Subaru - Technical FAQ -cigarette lighter outlet
  128. ('01-'02) Forester water pump or a/c compressor noise
  129. ('01-'02) Do I still need to add Coolant Conditioner w/ new HGs?
  130. ('06-'08) Fog light issue
  131. ('03-'05) Head Gasket woes.
  132. ('01-'02) Forester Disappearing ATF
  133. ('09-'13) Shredding upholstery
  134. ('06-'08) P0442 and P0456
  135. ('09-'13) FB25 Engine Codes, FB25BA and FB25BC
  136. Time for surgery :(
  137. ('03-'05) 2005 XT valve cover gasket leaking on uppipe, easy to replace myself
  138. ('98-'00) What kind of fuel and oil to use for the 2000 L?
  139. ('98-'00) Anybody ever have a broken low fuel warning light?
  140. ('09-'13) Does my brand new engine sound normal??
  141. ('09-'13) 30k Maintenance Schedule ?'s
  142. ('98-'00) 2.2 swapped forester evap system problem
  143. ('09-'13) 2009 Heater Fan Problems
  144. ('03-'05) 90k maintenance estimates?
  145. ('09-'13) Rear Suspension Noise When Dry
  146. ('03-'05) Bad Vibration From Front End
  147. ('03-'05) Did I run over something?!
  148. ('98-'00) Brake light always on help.
  149. ('09-'13) Delayed first two oil changes by a few thousand miles...
  150. ('03-'05) Problems going over 90 MPH
  151. 09 fxt toast at 34,000miles?
  152. Tranny Fluid Change
  153. How to Deal with Oil Changes with the Forester???
  154. ('98-'00) My 98 stalls/shuts off
  155. ('98-'00) Problem with low beam on 98 Forester S
  156. ('09-'13) Front Windshield Washer Fluid 2011 Forester
  157. ('06-'08) Right front wheel bearing
  158. ('03-'05) strange noise accelerating under specific RPM
  159. ('01-'02) Steering wheel wobbling/vibrating/shaking...what now?
  160. ('09-'13) How do I keep my '11 from learning bad habits?
  161. ('09-'13) ATF higher when cold?
  162. Excessive moisture in 2k forester
  163. ('09-'13) Check engine light (CEL) and VDC light are ON with flashing cruise! Management
  164. 03 Forester knocking at start up
  165. ('01-'02) What to replace while the engine is out??
  166. ('03-'05) Timing belt
  167. ('01-'02) Wheezing sound at engine start and acceleration
  168. ('98-'00) Uneven tyre wear and juddering
  169. ('98-'00) Rear rumble
  170. ('03-'05) Issue accelerating up hills
  171. ('06-'08) CEL p02440 p01410
  172. ('98-'00) 1999 Forester not starting - no electric, no clicks
  173. ('98-'00) European subaru s-turbo 1999 OBD tool
  174. ('09-'13) Is your 7th Speaker (Subwoofer) on Touring Missing?
  175. ('06-'08) External headgasket leak? Dealer says no. What next?
  176. P0111 error Liberty MY01, EJ25, 2002, auto, 140k
  177. ('09-'13) Key Fob lock/unlock won't work at home
  178. ('03-'05) Do the accessory stock belts say Mitsubishi on them?
  179. loud blowing sound whlie in park?
  180. ('01-'02) 2.0L non turbo lurching when foot taken off accelerator.
  181. screech from power steering? 2007XT
  182. ('03-'05) Random idle engine misfire
  183. ('98-'00) Unidentified constant noise from the front.
  184. ('98-'00) Subaru coolant conditioner
  185. Servicing a IAC valve
  186. ('03-'05) viscosity of different synthetic oils
  187. service manual question
  188. ('98-'00) P0141 keeps coming back
  189. ('09-'13) slight vibration or jerkiness when letting off gas pedal
  190. VSC light flickering on Dash?? SH model.
  191. ('01-'02) Engine Whine and Fan upon startup
  192. ('03-'05) 56,000 miles, 2004 XT and needs head gaskets
  193. ('98-'00) Rubbing/Grinding Noise at Highway Speeds
  194. ('09-'13) New 2011 Forester Dummy Lights Coming ON
  195. ('98-'00) No start after half a Headgasket job
  196. ('09-'13) First Service Appointment
  197. ('03-'05) Extreme drop in gas mileage
  198. ('01-'02) noise in rt. rear-replaced both hub assemblies
  199. ('01-'02) MT Transmission crapped out. Options?
  200. ('03-'05) ECM Update?
  201. ('09-'13) Problem with Windshield Wipers
  202. ('98-'00) 2000 Forester no spark
  203. ('03-'05) noise at highway speeds
  204. ('01-'02) AT gearbox prob's (please help)
  205. ('01-'02) Starting Issue
  206. Where to buy OEM maintance parts?
  207. ('06-'08) Cooler heater air
  208. ('98-'00) Will an automatic radiator work in a manual?
  209. ('03-'05) Classic car wont start thread......
  210. ('03-'05) Need Cat Converter
  211. ('98-'00) wiring diagram for fuel pump electrical connector?
  212. can i drive my fozz with a broken exhaust ?
  213. ('06-'08) Battery replacement problems
  214. ('98-'00) HELP! Engine Lost Oil
  215. ('09-'13) Front door panel rattle.
  216. (All Years) "New" (to us!) Subey Forester
  217. (All Years) Kendall GT-1 Synthetic-Blend w/ Liquid Titanium FTW
  218. ('09-'13) 2012 Forester Tailgate Noise.
  219. ('09-'13) 09 FXT cutting out, hesitating and surging
  220. ('03-'05) 03 Second alternator in 2 yrs
  221. ('98-'00) 98 forester issues, please help!!!!
  222. ('09-'13) warranty
  223. ('98-'00) Annoying hatch squeak?
  224. ('03-'05) A/C & Heat Not working after Radio Install
  225. ('06-'08) Stock Radiator took a dump
  226. ('03-'05) 04 FXT: No oil line filters?
  227. ('03-'05) Forgot my key in the car (2005 forester xt)
  228. ('03-'05) 'ru Forester 2003 - losing water , no overheating.
  229. ('01-'02) Service Tools Question
  230. new car - dead battery
  231. (All Years) Advice Wanted: Dealer Ripped Fuel Hose During Recall
  232. ('03-'05) 03 XT turbo not engaging
  233. ('98-'00) Starting Problem (Lack thereof)
  234. general maintenance
  235. ('06-'08) not blowing heat like it used to
  236. ('09-'13) Remote Starter Affects Stereo Controls?
  237. ('98-'00) Vibration when accelerating at freeway speeds
  238. ('01-'02) OK to drive around w/o the plastic belly pan??
  239. ('09-'13) Lug nut fasterner yielded?
  240. ('98-'00) Engine will not start, flashing hold light and black smoke!
  241. ('98-'00) Wipers Acting up! NEED HELP
  242. ('06-'08) Poor acceleration
  243. ('03-'05) Jerky 2.5 NA deaccelleration
  244. ('09-'13) Holy Smoking Clutch Batman...
  245. ('98-'00) forester instrument panel lights
  246. 99 Forester warm rough idle issue
  247. ('09-'13) How hard, timing belts
  248. ('98-'00) 1998 JDM Forester Diesel fuel added by accident
  249. ('06-'08) Manuals
  250. ('03-'05) Forester Wind noise fixes?