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  1. Strong gas smell
  2. ('98-'00) Sticky throttle on start
  3. ('98-'00) DIY Wiper Bushing Fix - How to stop those clunking/slapping wipers!
  4. ('98-'00) 99 Forester Hesitation and Hard Start after fueling.
  5. ('06-'08) Strange sounds when turning
  6. ('98-'00) Need some advice please--to fix or not?
  7. ('03-'05) 03 Forester Won't Start
  8. ('09-'13) Bouncing while using (& after using) ac
  9. ('03-'05) Temp Gauge?
  10. ('03-'05) clunk sound in the rear
  11. ('98-'00) It seems NO ONE knows the answer
  12. ('03-'05) Still have P301 Code, misses at 40mph 2,200rpm in D
  13. ('03-'05) grinding while turning - help!
  14. ('98-'00) 98 forester s- starting issue
  15. ('06-'08) Have a power steering leak
  16. ('06-'08) Cyl 3 misfire- urgent help needed
  17. ('03-'05) Inner Axle Stuck in tranny, NO PINS!
  18. ('09-'13) Wire behind air filter box?
  19. ('03-'05) Forester won't easily start when engine warm.
  20. ('03-'05) P0301, p0303
  21. ('09-'13) Please help diagnose a noise
  22. ('09-'13) 09 Forester Coolant Service Question?
  23. ('01-'02) Weird hiss from engine bay
  24. ('03-'05) Subaru maintenance records
  25. ('06-'08) Fuel Filter in the Engine Bay
  26. Found a surprise changing fuel pump
  27. ('06-'08) evap leak - is new charcoal canister needed?
  28. ('03-'05) 04 XT 5-speed brakes lockup
  29. ('01-'02) Hesitation under load
  30. ('01-'02) Power lack gt
  31. ('09-'13) Key Fob & Footwell heater
  32. ('03-'05) Just My Luck
  33. ('06-'08) air con issue?
  34. ('03-'05) HELP! the recall thing broke my axle shaft! Dealer's responsbility??
  35. ('98-'00) Rear wiper switch makes popping noise
  36. ('09-'13) Will the dealer connect to my ecu during an oil change?
  37. ('98-'00) Passenger Power Window halfway works.
  38. ('98-'00) Engine whines during high RPM in gear.
  39. ('03-'05) possible bent valves on Forester. Timing Belt issue?
  40. ('01-'02) CEL P0172 Code
  41. ('06-'08) Whining sound when backing up - automatic
  42. ('98-'00) simple IACV question
  43. 500,000 Km Maintenance Schedule Now Out (for Canada anyway)
  44. ('06-'08) How much "blow by" is too much?
  45. Squeak, Squeak, Squeak
  46. ('01-'02) Inner CV boot
  47. ('09-'13) Clock/radio/interior lights/key fob dead part 2
  48. ('01-'02) Weird Shaking
  49. ('03-'05) Buzzing noise when accelerating
  50. ('01-'02) Check Engine Light, 2002 Forester
  51. ('09-'13) Wind / whining noise from wheel?!? Not supposed to be bearing
  52. ('09-'13) Tranny oil + Differential oil+ plugs + Transfer case oil change?
  53. ('03-'05) Rebuilt injectors
  54. ('03-'05) Solid Engine Lt + Possible Coolant Leak (Forester 04)
  55. 2001 Forester, 200K km, is falling apart
  56. ('03-'05) Cure torque bind by flushing transmission?
  57. ('06-'08) Replacing belts?
  58. ('98-'00) Loud noise coming from rear.
  59. ('98-'00) PO170 out of the blue!
  60. ('06-'08) Drivers side pop and grind noise
  61. ('03-'05) Power ports/Cig lighters aren't working
  62. ('09-'13) cautionary tale re oil and warranty
  63. ('03-'05) rear door handle doesn't work?
  64. ('09-'13) New air filter... is that normal for the old one?
  65. ('09-'13) Fender Crease between wheel well and front door
  66. ('98-'00) Could loose valves cause a sporadic misfire?
  67. Temp gauge sending unit 98 forester
  68. ('98-'00) Valves?
  69. ('03-'05) What items should be changed along with the timing belt?
  70. ('03-'05) 2003 forester heat/ac is always coming out of vents even when off!
  71. ('03-'05) WIll not take fuel, pump cuts off
  72. ('01-'02) Looking for the best head gaskets, pls advise
  73. ('09-'13) Oil change on slight incline
  74. ('06-'08) Please. - Got my 2007 na foz all nice and muddy and wet
  75. ('09-'13) '09 XT Spark plugs
  76. ('98-'00) Hesitation when accelerating.
  77. ('09-'13) 2010 Subaru Forester - PCV Valve oil leak
  78. ('06-'08) How to replace Fuel Pressure Regulator
  79. ('03-'05) Blueish Smoke??? HELP!!
  80. ('06-'08) Whomp whomp whomp... new noise...
  81. ('98-'00) forester leaking oil near oil filter? (pics!)
  82. ('06-'08) Burning rubber smell during rain?
  83. My dreaded CEL..... again
  84. ('03-'05) Adjusting wastegate actuator ('04 XT)
  85. new to subaru, awd - any advice / guidelines?
  86. My horn don't toot!
  87. ('09-'13) Weird Rattle
  88. ('09-'13) A/C compressor issue
  89. ('03-'05) Strange problems. mounts maybe? 04 xt
  90. some cel codes and limp mode?
  91. (All Years) OIL: What do you use & for how long?
  92. ('06-'08) proof of cabin air filter absurdity
  93. ('09-'13) 2010 throws DTC of P0453 and then resets
  94. ('09-'13) labor costs for 30k maintenance
  95. ('03-'05) Bad vibration under load
  96. ('06-'08) OBD port not responding...
  97. ('98-'00) Coolant issue 2K forester
  98. ('09-'13) Flashing CEL
  99. ('03-'05) How long do timing belts really last?
  100. ('98-'00) Could this be why my Check Engine light is on?
  101. ('03-'05) FXT: CEL + cruise control flashing
  102. (All Years) I'm going to ask this here...
  103. NH representin' with questions
  104. ('06-'08) 06 Forester XT Replacing Fuel Pump/Fuel Filter
  105. ('03-'05) P1312 car dying
  106. ('03-'05) New member, new (used) Forester, (potentially dumb) question
  107. ('03-'05) 2004 forester can not start
  108. ('06-'08) Front A/F Ratio Sensor Continuously Failing
  109. ('09-'13) cruise control taking off
  110. ('01-'02) Transmission issue .....
  111. ('03-'05) Intermittent vibration
  112. ('98-'00) 2000 Forester Fuel/Gas tank interchange
  113. ('06-'08) Broke down, replaced fuel pump now won't start!
  114. ('03-'05) Tune-Up questions
  115. ('98-'00) Shaking, Burning and Hot...
  116. ('98-'00) Fuel Guage stops working
  117. ('01-'02) 01 SF5 (smoking on idle)
  118. ('98-'00) TPS question - please advise
  119. ('98-'00) Forester rumble/vibration sound but no shake?
  120. ('09-'13) 2009-2012 Forester Recall
  121. (New to me)2000 forester check-list
  122. ('03-'05) AT temp light ON after timing belt replacement
  123. ('98-'00) knock sensor questions help plz
  124. ('03-'05) Noise from car with cold start
  125. ('06-'08) oil change question here...
  126. ('98-'00) forester radiator
  127. ('06-'08) Trouble shootin'
  128. ('09-'13) manual transmission oil
  129. ('03-'05) Won't start after sitting - Mechanic advice?
  130. Hello everyone! I have an airbag light question....
  131. ('03-'05) Window stopped working - Regulator/Motor replacement
  132. ('98-'00) Rattling underneath
  133. ('09-'13) TSB11-115-12 ECM Reprogramming
  134. ('09-'13) forester recall 09 - 12
  135. high pitch squeal shortly after starting engine
  136. ('03-'05) '04 XS Turns over and then stalls...
  137. What fluids are recomended
  138. ('06-'08) Transmission pan leaks...leaks....leaks
  139. wobble/vibration under load 2002 forester
  140. ('06-'08) Water leak under door
  141. ('03-'05) Checking my fluid levels for the first time.. but wheres the tranny dipstick?
  142. ('06-'08) Ice build up above exhaust
  143. ('01-'02) Cruise Control Fix
  144. ('09-'13) Rear seat belt recall WQA-37
  145. ('01-'02) Oerheating after remanufactured engine install
  146. Stuck in park!
  147. Windshield visibility sucks in my field of vision
  148. ('09-'13) Power Steering Howl
  149. ('09-'13) Potential risks/damages associated with brutal treatment of front suspension/tire
  150. Just bought Forester and it won't start
  151. ('03-'05) Clock backlight, radio circuit goes off intermittently
  152. ('98-'00) OBD II Reader?
  153. ('98-'00) Any Advice? Black smoke, low mpg, and jerking car.
  154. 2006 forester problems
  155. ('03-'05) CEL P0011 P0021 power loss, need help
  156. ('03-'05) Checking control arms
  157. ('01-'02) cold start problem (not the battery)
  158. Water Pump Replacement
  159. ('01-'02) What is this oil drain plug?
  160. ('09-'13) Forester not starting
  161. ('09-'13) Rear diff fluid change?
  162. ('98-'00) cruise control question
  163. ('03-'05) 04 XT Auto: fixed fuel leak, now get P1714 code.
  164. ('98-'00) Steering pump interchangeability?
  165. ('98-'00) 99 Forester belt probs after Midas timing belt job + dealer drive belt/alternator
  166. ('03-'05) Light knock or tap under light load.
  167. Turn Signal Issues
  168. ('03-'05) Failed CA smog... need help and/or a mech
  169. ('98-'00) Overheating problem
  170. ('09-'13) Power Windows - 2011 Forester Columbia
  171. ('98-'00) Out of Nowhere...Very rough idol, lugging down on take off
  172. ('98-'00) P 0440 cel
  173. MY03 - Cold Weather (engine noise), Warm weather (No Noise)
  174. ('03-'05) '04 FXT now sounds like an STI, but not on purpose
  175. ('06-'08) MY '07 X Possible fuel supply issue?
  176. ('06-'08) No more SuperTech oil filters at Wally's?
  177. ('09-'13) pcv replacement
  178. ('03-'05) Cruise Control light flashing and check engine light on even after reset
  179. ('98-'00) misfire code, white smoke, coolant and oil loss
  180. ('09-'13) 2011 Subaru Forester fuel neck problem
  181. ('98-'00) New HG still overheating sometimes
  182. ('03-'05) Forester XT battery replacement
  183. Loud Whistle when windy/ highway
  184. ('03-'05) Impreza Parts Match
  185. ('98-'00) Heat / Temperature Gauge
  186. ('06-'08) 2007 Forester LL Bean Spark Plug Torque
  187. ('09-'13) Agip 0w-20 Oil
  188. ('03-'05) Local mech. said ONLY $290 for timing belt YaY!
  189. $10 local Subaru dealer oil change
  190. ('09-'13) Block heater failure??
  191. (All Years) $30 now to save $5000 later...
  192. ('03-'05) CEL code P2088 on my 04 XT
  193. ('09-'13) Burning Smell
  194. ('98-'00) Cooling fans and Ac do not come on
  195. (All Years) Does Your Dealer Use Subaru Oil?
  196. ('03-'05) P0302
  197. ('03-'05) clicking noise below when letting off accelerator
  198. ('09-'13) 2011 Forester - crackling/popping sound when engine is off and idling
  199. ('98-'00) SF Forester T/TB Check Engine Light *intermittent*
  200. ('06-'08) Clutch noise
  201. 2011 xt has a shudder while in idle?
  202. ('03-'05) Dies on Startup
  203. (All Years) Steering Noise
  204. 2001 headgaskets
  205. ('03-'05) Car Stalling Problem
  206. ('03-'05) 2003 MAF sensor location & cleaning
  207. ('01-'02) piston pin access cover is leaking oil
  208. ('03-'05) hatch
  209. ('98-'00) help doing a decent tuneup
  210. ('98-'00) Timing belt broke, now a misfire?
  211. ('03-'05) Pulls left under power, right off power
  212. ('98-'00) OBD2 reader won't communicate
  213. ('01-'02) CV Axle Noise When Driving at Highway Speed???
  214. New Subaru - problems. Please help.
  215. ('01-'02) Transmission Fluid Questions
  216. ('09-'13) 09+ Which Vacuum Line for Seafoam(Top Engine Cleaner)?
  217. ('03-'05) Air conditioner
  218. (All Years) should I do a transmission flush with 50,000mi
  219. Help. Noise under drive.
  220. ('09-'13) Flashing Outside Temperature Light
  221. **urgent recall notice**
  222. ('01-'02) motor vibration 1500 rpms and above ***!
  223. ('06-'08) Left front wheel bearing
  224. ('03-'05) Dripping fluid, is it engine oil?
  225. ('98-'00) Alternator and AC belt replacement
  226. ('98-'00) Right part #, wrong part?
  227. ('98-'00) 99 forester Head Gaskets
  228. ('98-'00) 1998 misfires if parked outside and rain
  229. Clutch pedal sticking down after clutch replacement
  230. 2003 foz - loud noise while driving - in rear
  231. ('98-'00) Hard shifting when cold
  232. ('01-'02) 01 5 speed..strange noise? trans..clutch?
  233. ('03-'05) Alignment/Tie Rod Issue?
  234. ('98-'00) intermittent starting problems
  235. ('09-'13) timing belt parts
  236. ('01-'02) Exactly where is that OBD2 port?
  237. ('06-'08) Cat converter below efficiency - Eng. light still on!
  238. ('98-'00) random cut out
  239. Timing Belt Questions
  240. ('09-'13) MPG dropped after brake line replacement
  241. Mechanic says I shouldnt worry about Wrist Pin slap
  242. ('09-'13) black paint
  243. Filler vent valve questions
  244. "Check Engine" Light Help
  245. ('03-'05) 2004 Forester XT whine *Video*
  246. ('01-'02) IACV Issue??
  247. ('98-'00) Blue Smoke after tune up
  248. ('06-'08) Rough ride with cracking, vibrating, jolting handling
  249. ('98-'00) '97 Forester... some issues
  250. ('03-'05) New used forester, small fluid leak