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: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty



  1. ('98-'00) Rebuilt everything: AC STILL not cooling
  2. ('98-'00) Still Perplexed...(or, Did I Get Stuck?)
  3. Forester NIGHTMARE-- 1 overheating = NEW ENGINE
  4. ('03-'05) Strange driveline/suspension rattle from front of FXT
  5. ('01-'02) Alarm malfunction
  6. Who Ya Gonna Call?.. probs with dealership
  7. ('06-'08) Mechanic in Minneapolis, MN
  8. ('03-'05) Please tell me this isn't what i think it is...knock.
  9. ('98-'00) Windshield Washer doesn't work
  10. ('06-'08) Trouble starting
  11. ('09-'13) Traction Light Comes on after new tire install
  12. ('98-'00) Bad fuel economy
  13. ('98-'00) Where is the Front Sub Sensor located?
  14. ('06-'08) 30K Maintenance Performed
  15. ('98-'00) Why is this plug not hooked up (pic included)?
  16. ('03-'05) Front end KNOCKING
  17. ('09-'13) 3k mile service suggestions
  18. (All Years) Recall : ('03-'08) SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM (merged thread)
  19. ('98-'00) difference's between ignition coils
  20. ('03-'05) O2 sensor Problem + timing belt replacement + tune-up
  21. (All Years) Hesitation when taking off???
  22. ('03-'05) No power after ~4200 rpm
  23. ('98-'00) coolant temp sensor question on 98 2.5 dohc
  24. ('98-'00) Mass Airflow Sensor
  25. ('03-'05) Oil leaking from dipstick tube? (pic)
  26. ('03-'05) Radiator leaking on top end cap v. I knew it would happen!
  27. ('01-'02) Timing Belt Kit Recommendation
  28. ('09-'13) Glove box damper pivot broken
  29. ('03-'05) Alternator light, brake light, ... came on
  30. ('01-'02) Bucking/'Popping' noise
  31. ('98-'00) T/TB Gearbox has given up
  32. ('09-'13) fresh air vent
  33. ('03-'05) Are these OEM Parts? (Timing Belt Components)
  34. Thumping sound
  35. ('09-'13) general question on oil dipstick
  36. Help! Busted resonator on '07 Forester
  37. 2011 XT 5man jerks when coming on or off the accelerator
  38. ('03-'05) Forester XT blown radiator
  39. ('98-'00) fuel shut valve mystery
  40. ('03-'05) Forester Occasionally Stalls at Stops
  41. ('03-'05) Window motor problems, window drops as it pleases.
  42. Synthetic oil??
  43. ('09-'13) 2011 Paint Fail
  44. ('03-'05) P0457 code comes on when below half a tank
  45. ('06-'08) Oil Consumption or a leak? Help Please!
  46. ('03-'05) 04 forester - can't find the a/c leak
  47. ('98-'00) 99 Subaru Forester GT Turbo fuel pump
  48. Some Mechanical Guidance Please!!!!
  49. ('03-'05) The day my Fozzy went down
  50. ('06-'08) Forester stalled on freeway.
  51. ('03-'05) Can coolant erode and aluminium radiator?
  52. ('03-'05) p0301 CEL sometimes flashing 2.5 x 2004
  53. ('98-'00) 1998 Forester manual Clicking noise.
  54. ('03-'05) Clock on all the time?
  55. ('98-'00) Coolant overflow
  56. ('98-'00) PLEASE HELP!!! How can I fix this bolt hole?
  57. ('98-'00) Leakage?
  58. ('98-'00) God-awful Noise in Front End! Yikes!
  59. ('09-'13) Strange vibration?
  60. ('03-'05) Doing Timing Belt Change 04 XT w/75 K miles
  61. ('09-'13) Unbelievably Strange !!
  62. ('01-'02) Washed Car - Tail/Park Lights Stay On
  63. ('03-'05) P0405= Ecu too sensitive
  64. ('03-'05) Anybody have good luck with Bosch spark plugs?
  65. ('98-'00) Pinging without check engine light
  66. ('98-'00) Power steering fluid level extremely high... and smelly.
  67. ('03-'05) front wheel jerking
  68. ('01-'02) Wooshing noise at low speeds???
  69. ('03-'05) pulls to rt
  70. ('03-'05) ACC Belts : OEM vs. Gates vs. NAPA (Gates) vs. Mexico
  71. ('98-'00) Help diagnose problem with ignition system.
  72. ('03-'05) p0442 error code solved
  73. ('09-'13) Ticking noise in steering area, what could it be?
  74. ('09-'13) Timing belt inspection
  75. ('03-'05) Rather not too smart fuel filter question
  76. 2002 Subaru Forester Left side rattle
  77. ('03-'05) Power Window Motor Rebuild ?
  78. ('98-'00) female newbie--have dumb questions about mechanic quotes
  79. ('03-'05) Grind or groan from rear while turning.
  80. ('01-'02) Would a crankshaft failure make noise?
  81. ('09-'13) 2011 forester Factory fog Lights lenses cracked
  82. Rough Idle then OK; Check Engine Light On; No Cruise Control!
  83. ('01-'02) Engine dies (quietly, on highway)... possible causes?
  84. ('03-'05) What oil are you using
  85. ('98-'00) 20-40 Minute Drive CE Loss of Power Part II
  86. ('09-'13) "Chirp" goes my 2011 Forester XT auto
  87. ('09-'13) Oil drain plug...no sealing washer?
  88. ('06-'08) metal rattling sound from transmission area
  89. Secondary air injection valves
  90. Buffeting noise coming from rear passenger side brake
  91. ('98-'00) just bought 99 Forester... 2 problems
  92. (All Years) Oil change due to elapsed time since prior
  93. (All Years) A walk down the lube isle...
  94. ('09-'13) Windshield attracts stone like a magnet
  95. ('09-'13) ABS and Vehicle Dynamics Control lights
  96. ('98-'00) Possible Starter Problem with my 99 Forester
  97. ('06-'08) turbo takes 3-4 seconds to kick in. normal?
  98. ('09-'13) Air from vents running hot/warm? Anyone else '11 FXT
  99. Fuel Door Light
  100. ('06-'08) Rear Defrost Not Working
  101. ('06-'08) Air Filter Install Tip
  102. ('98-'00) Original coil gone bad on JDM replacement motor
  103. ('09-'13) Carrier Bearing
  104. ('09-'13) Transmission oil change
  105. ('09-'13) confused about engine oil
  106. ('98-'00) Starts-idles-dies
  107. ('01-'02) Forester Making Noise at Low Speeds
  108. ('06-'08) Missfire cylinder 4 CEL
  109. ('01-'02) Running really rough when under power
  110. ('98-'00) Radiator Fluid / Coolant leak?
  111. Emergency gas light on at 1/4 tank.. Normal? 2011
  112. ('09-'13) Power Steering Fluid...and filter?
  113. 2011 Forester Rattle
  114. ('03-'05) Spark Plug Tube Gaskets
  115. ('03-'05) Low frequency, Low pitch resonating sound
  116. ('03-'05) Forester starts hard.
  117. ('03-'05) Temperature (gauge) jumping up and down
  118. ('09-'13) 2010 Forester 2.5X Automatic clicking noise when accelerating
  119. ('03-'05) oily/greasy rim
  120. ('06-'08) Air pump inspection method?
  121. ('03-'05) rack and pinion seal kit
  122. ('09-'13) 2010 missing oil?
  123. ('03-'05) Forester XT throwing codes P0011 / P0021
  124. ('98-'00) 1999 Forester L w/127K - multiple leaks
  125. check engine light question
  126. Coolant / power steering
  127. '06-'08 Forester chemical smell
  128. ('06-'08) Random ticking, slight sputter, engine shake
  129. ('06-'08) 2007 forester rear droning noise at speed
  130. ('09-'13) Stench when I stop
  131. ('03-'05) Buying an 04 XT- should I pull the trigger?
  132. ('03-'05) HVAC warms my outside air too much..
  133. ('06-'08) Forester running hotter than normal
  134. ('98-'00) 1999 Forester Fan Issue
  135. ('09-'13) 2010 NA Forester clutch blown at 30k miles.
  136. ('06-'08) Headlight
  137. ('09-'13) Correct Oil Filter for 2011 XT?
  138. ('03-'05) 04 Forester Radiator Replaced
  139. need help w/check engine code
  140. ('03-'05) Automatic stalled on the highway?
  141. ('01-'02) Removing AWD related fuse to test for bad driveshaft Ujoints
  142. ('03-'05) Rattle pass side rear door area
  143. ('09-'13) 09 Forester body rust
  144. ('09-'13) Key Fob - broke (only unlock & panic works)
  145. Manual Transmission, knocking noise in engine bay?
  146. ('06-'08) Power Steering Pump Noise
  147. ('98-'00) Dealer Repair Etiquette
  148. ('09-'13) front differential drain plug
  149. ('03-'05) Forester won't start
  150. ('03-'05) Whistle-ticking?
  151. ('09-'13) Seat material problems, warranty?
  152. ('03-'05) Automatic tranny fluid change
  153. ('98-'00) rear crossmember rusted out
  154. ('06-'08) Loss of drivability after clutch change??
  155. ('09-'13) Question about illumination of wiper and light stalk
  156. ('01-'02) Water (?) leak by F/R wheel.
  157. Badly handled Forester
  158. ('06-'08) Vibration at idle
  159. ('98-'00) 99 Forester Centre Diff Knocking - Need Opinions
  160. 2010 forester ECU reprogramming
  161. ('09-'13) GPS Error
  162. ('09-'13) 2011 moonroof leaking
  163. ('03-'05) 2005 2.5 X "sludge" in coolant!
  164. (All Years) Forester Bearing/Axle Problems
  165. ('01-'02) Air Conditioning
  166. 2011 forester
  167. ('09-'13) Forester 2.5 idle management wierd
  168. ('03-'05) Rough Idle and Misfire Cylinder 2
  169. ('98-'00) blower motor/resistor replacement
  170. ('98-'00) Buying a used 98 Foz...
  171. ('03-'05) 2003 subaru forester eats transmission oil
  172. ('06-'08) I don't know about this repair bill.
  173. ('98-'00) Hesitant acceleration while A/C is on...
  174. (All Years) HG Oil sealant
  175. (All Years) misfire, could use some help
  176. ('03-'05) What should a timeing belt job cost
  177. (All Years) Maybe I won't try this again..
  178. 2005 forester timing belt
  179. ('09-'13) 09 Forester sounds like a diesel
  180. 2005 Subaru Forester NA issue
  181. ('98-'00) Maybe HG problem
  182. ('03-'05) Part identification
  183. ('09-'13) Replace spark plugs
  184. Subaru Forester 02 Engine Hesitation
  185. ('03-'05) 04 xt rear wheel bearing replace
  186. ('98-'00) temperature problem?
  187. MPG computer
  188. ('03-'05) What did I do?!?!
  189. What the ....? 2011 X N/A auto
  190. ('06-'08) odd sound / diagnosis?
  191. ('06-'08) HG question on 2.5L N/A OBW
  192. ('03-'05) FXT engine under-cover
  193. ('09-'13) Metallic sound kicks in at 15 mpg
  194. ('09-'13) 2011 Subaru Forester cold start "video" Is this normal?
  195. ('06-'08) Engine died, coolant puddle, fault codes...help?
  196. 2010 Forester coolant change - DIY
  197. Guide for the Exhaust valve
  198. ('98-'00) Running rough and sometimes dies
  199. "V Belt"
  200. Narrowly missed $2k in repairs.
  201. ('06-'08) Oil when pulled out plug wire
  202. ('09-'13) Forester Transmissions Problem?
  203. ('03-'05) Help Fast PLZ! lol
  204. Engine surge w/ AC on
  205. ('09-'13) Noisy High Pitched Fuel Pump
  206. ('01-'02) Trans fluid change?
  207. ('09-'13) Little Squeak sound
  208. ('98-'00) ECL with no error codes
  209. Oil change questions
  210. Ticking Sound
  211. ('03-'05) 2005 2.5x mt misfire/P0420
  212. Need to do a few things to my Forester
  213. Need help removing cam seals!
  214. ('03-'05) Airbag Control Module
  215. ('01-'02) A/C Compressor replacement cost
  216. 04 rear end squeel/ scrape noise
  217. Doing your own oil changes
  218. ('98-'00) Filler neck shroud question
  219. ('98-'00) About to take on 99 Forester Engine/Trans swap
  220. (All Years) possible common oil leak on subarus
  221. ('01-'02) Wish me luck,T-Belt, Hoses,Water pump,Brakes
  222. Forester A/C Woes...
  223. ('09-'13) knocking noise in the rear when driving through parking lots.
  224. ('09-'13) 11 2.5X Meter Replaced Under Warranty - Mileage back to ZERO
  225. This can't be normal
  226. ('09-'13) 11 Forester 2.5 non-turbo
  227. ('09-'13) Clunk when driving
  228. ('98-'00) Compression on only 1 cyl.
  229. ('09-'13) 2010 Forester Ventilation Odor
  230. ('03-'05) Hot engine - no fans, help please!
  231. ('06-'08) side mirror
  232. ('03-'05) Radiator Full/Overflow Low
  233. ('03-'05) No Cabin Air Filter?
  234. ('09-'13) 2011 Forester power outlet fuse blowing
  235. ('09-'13) Noise went away?
  236. ('03-'05) help!!! am i running lean/rich, or something else...
  237. ('06-'08) Forester 2.0L XE (non-turbo)
  238. Forester 2005 LLBean
  239. ('03-'05) Forester reliability?
  240. ('09-'13) Autostart problems
  241. ('06-'08) XTE foz reset ecu?? idle low
  242. (All Years) questions re OBDII software
  243. ('03-'05) Steam Coming Engine?
  244. ('03-'05) Slight overheating
  245. ('03-'05) Going to change trans and diff fluid now
  246. Hello - new '11 2.5x here - already in need of help!
  247. ('09-'13) 30k Maint..with Dealer or outside?
  248. Subaru email: Modification to Engine Control Module software
  249. ('09-'13) flashing lights
  250. ('06-'08) Take 2 on the noise ID, please