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: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty



  1. AC sometimes doesn't work and sometimes works
  2. ('03-'05) xt auto shifting
  3. ('03-'05) Forester running hot
  4. (All Years) Help! All 4 front parking lights out
  5. ('01-'02) Power steering pump or rack?
  6. ('09-'13) Brand New 2011 2.5X Premium - AC (Evaporator) Problem
  7. Smoke from engine compartment
  8. ('03-'05) Repairs Triple Play! Thanks Everyone
  9. ('98-'00) Therma Gasket/Blown Head Gasket
  10. ('03-'05) Group N Engine Mounts - Do They Suit An NA?
  11. ('01-'02) craziest/weirdest problem ever
  12. ('03-'05) how often should I change oil during road trip?
  13. ('98-'00) Stranded
  14. ('03-'05) Blinking Check Engine Light P0483 - Cooling Fan
  15. ('09-'13) Service Program WVU-31
  16. ('01-'02) Big Time HELP needed 2001 Forester L
  17. Maintnence Cost
  18. ('01-'02) Odd coolant leak
  19. ('03-'05) Rear end making clanking noise
  20. ('06-'08) P1410 code + a long trip
  21. ('06-'08) spark plugs at 30k ?
  22. Stripped brake bleeder screw
  23. ('09-'13) XT rear seat not adjusting...
  24. '99 Forester L - overheating
  25. ('03-'05) Forester XT rough idle and shift
  26. Forester XT Oil question please....
  27. ('06-'08) 105k Service, additional work suggestions, clutch, struts, etc
  28. ('09-'13) 2011 Forester mystery bolt.
  29. ('01-'02) Connecting front and center exhaust pipes
  30. ('01-'02) help. sons car acting up...
  31. ('09-'13) 2010 FOZ rattles inside interior wheel well covers
  32. ('03-'05) Knocking Noise, maybe transmission?
  33. ('01-'02) '05 A/C compressor into '01 Forester
  34. ('98-'00) AC making puffing noise? Help!
  35. ('06-'08) auto tran oil change
  36. ('01-'02) Just bought one- help
  37. ('98-'00) electrical issue from hell!! ecu??
  38. ('09-'13) 2011 Forester High Pitched Sound
  39. ('03-'05) Intermittent A/C problem
  40. ('03-'05) 05 Subaru Forester XT clunking when turning
  41. ('09-'13) Whining
  42. ('09-'13) Quickie Oil Change Problems
  43. ('03-'05) checking rear brake shoe thickness
  44. ('09-'13) 11 Forester Battery
  45. ('03-'05) small oil leak
  46. ('09-'13) Forester interior rear squeaking!
  47. ('01-'02) Fuel Sender Unit Testing
  48. ('09-'13) Seafoam every month?
  49. ('01-'02) Engine tapping noise when cold
  50. Clogged Fuel System
  51. ('09-'13) Noise in GPS unit in Subaru Forester 2010
  52. ('06-'08) 2006 cabin air filter
  53. ('06-'08) HELP! Hawk pads with Centric rotors are dragging!
  54. ('03-'05) A/C Issue
  55. ('09-'13) Flashing CEL again, then off.
  56. Required Maintenance Changes from 2009 to 2010, potential for issues
  57. ('03-'05) trouble passing emission test
  58. ('09-'13) 30K Service - dealer wants to change coolant
  59. ('98-'00) Engine Overhaul Cost Advice Needed, Urgent!
  60. Dumb q of the century....
  61. '02 stalls at idle when hot
  62. ('09-'13) Maintaining warranty - shifty and rude service guy
  63. ('03-'05) Subaru Forester 2.5X
  64. ('09-'13) Rear Wiper not working
  65. ('09-'13) Post DIY Oil Change questions
  66. ('06-'08) Okay, time for another "name that noise".
  67. An odd question about first oil change from a new member
  68. ('03-'05) Cobb AP missing pin
  69. ('03-'05) How to drain the fuel tank
  70. ('03-'05) what kind of oil should I use?
  71. ('03-'05) Alarm Trouble
  72. ('01-'02) Transaxle boot torn
  73. ('01-'02) Timing belt replacement
  74. ('09-'13) AC compressor "chirp" when engaging
  75. ('98-'00) Outside Temperature Sensor
  76. ('09-'13) XT Wheel Corrosion
  77. ('98-'00) water pump/timing belt
  78. (All Years) Misfire, Check Engine Light (CEL) can it be so simple?
  79. ('03-'05) vibrations at high speed and braking, only after a while..??
  80. ('03-'05) Loss of power and engine smoking
  81. ('06-'08) Coolant Flush
  82. ('03-'05) New/Used AC Compressor? Which to Buy?
  83. ('01-'02) Catalytic Rattling
  84. ('01-'02) Check engine light on P0130. Questions inside
  85. help. seriously. i think my car is rebelling on purpose.
  86. ('03-'05) Broken AC Compressor bolt. Options?
  87. check engine
  88. ('01-'02) 2001 overheat ???
  89. ('98-'00) Strange engine noise please help
  90. ('98-'00) Front Axles
  91. ('01-'02) Dump it, fix it and dump it, or fix it and keep it?
  92. ('09-'13) Check engine light, Can not fuel.
  93. ('09-'13) Vibration inside roof liner
  94. ('98-'00) Electrical problem? Stall, Loss of intruments...
  95. ('03-'05) '04 XT preventive Turbo maintenance
  96. ('98-'00) New engine or have heads done?
  97. ('03-'05) Help Something's Leaking
  98. ('09-'13) 30000 service forester
  99. ('09-'13) Front and Rear wiper washer reversed
  100. Disappointed by Subaru Service
  101. ('09-'13) Leading edge moldng of small rear windows, cracks...known issue?
  102. ('98-'00) 1999 subaru forester oil pressure light
  103. ('03-'05) Help! Engine light just came on
  104. ('98-'00) Check Engine Light and the Knock Sensor
  105. ('03-'05) Help! Looking for advice with trouble codes: P1718, P1086, P0600 and P0700
  106. The goods and the bads of my Forester.
  107. Help! Timing belt
  108. ('03-'05) Groan/Grind under moderate acceleration
  109. (All Years) 3M DIY fuel system tune up kit
  110. ('98-'00) Forester rear wheels or tranny locked up
  111. Alarm Help
  112. New to Subbie's
  113. Air Conditioning
  114. ('09-'13) New forester 2011 mirror removal
  115. ('03-'05) BLACK tranny fluid and major slips and burps.
  116. ('06-'08) help me diagnose a/c problem
  117. ('03-'05) 4 codes!
  118. ('06-'08) Overstated DTC codes?
  119. ('09-'13) Unable to disable traction control
  120. ('09-'13) 2011 Touchy throttle/erratic accelaration
  121. ('09-'13) Forester 11 model year non-turbo
  122. ('09-'13) Rattles and vibrations on 2010 Foresters
  123. ('01-'02) Forester A/C compressor dead?
  124. Engine Control Module Reprogramming
  125. ('09-'13) test drive XT - check engine light
  126. ('03-'05) Noisy engine
  127. ('01-'02) Help with squeaky belt issue
  128. aux jack not working 2008 Legacy
  129. ('98-'00) Compression test possible w/ DOHC engine?
  130. ('98-'00) Cabin Air Filter Cover Kit
  131. noisy PCV valve
  132. ('09-'13) AC Smell
  133. (All Years) HELP! immobiliser problem :s!!!!!!
  134. ('03-'05) One of the two wires to the A/C blower is singed
  135. 2003 Subaru Forestor - Cylinder 1 Misfires/Head Gasket Leaks and other issues
  136. ('01-'02) Transmission or differential or something else?
  137. ('01-'02) Forester S Premium - a few questions
  138. So many threads, still confused- SYNTHETIC VERSUS CONVENTIONAL OIL
  139. ('06-'08) Getting noise in fourth and fifth gear under acceleration
  140. (All Years) Details around opening a case with SOA
  141. ('03-'05) Unknown Problem
  142. ('98-'00) Slow and Inacurate fuel gauge???
  143. ('03-'05) possible over boost issue
  144. Door won't open on my 2010
  145. ('09-'13) suspension
  146. ('03-'05) Does spark Plug change require resetting computer
  147. ('03-'05) Increasing cabin noise
  148. ('09-'13) Is there a fuel tank drain plug on the 2011 Forester?
  149. ('98-'00) 98 O2 sensor
  150. ('09-'13) 09 Forester 30k Fluid Change weights and amounts?
  151. ('01-'02) Vent control not working
  152. ('06-'08) spark plugs, wires, coil upgrades?
  153. ('09-'13) Jumpstarting issue (was: Stupid Stupid Stupid... please help!)
  154. ('03-'05) cost of timing belt and tensioner
  155. ('06-'08) Car Noise????? Little Truck
  156. ('03-'05) Approximate cost for valve guide & seal replacement?
  157. ('06-'08) 2.5L Turbo problems?
  158. ('01-'02) HELP! Balljoint pinch bolt sheared off
  159. ('01-'02) ignition coil question
  160. ('01-'02) Loss of power?
  161. ('06-'08) Chassis shacking when braking WHY????
  162. ('06-'08) ABS problems.... Does not go up hill???? Needs a few revs to start it going :-(
  163. Accidently put diesel fuel in my tank.
  164. ('09-'13) Noisy Start Up
  165. ('06-'08) CEL P2433: Secondary Air Injection System Pressure Sensor
  166. ('09-'13) a/c belt replacement
  167. ('09-'13) Need some advice on 48k maintenance
  168. ('03-'05) Hmm.. Interesting..
  169. ('98-'00) rack and pinion? how long will it last?
  170. ('03-'05) Spark plugs
  171. ('03-'05) Control Arm Bushings?
  172. 2003 Forester - Shifter hard to move
  173. (All Years) What do you all use for a code scanner??
  174. ('98-'00) Rack and pinion easy self fix?
  175. I need a new clutch pronto parts help!!
  176. ('09-'13) What does this connect to?? loose connector.
  177. ('98-'00) Battery/Emergency Light Warning Light
  178. ('03-'05) Dual Engine Air Filters?
  179. ('09-'13) vacuum leak?
  180. ('09-'13) Subaru Forester 2011 Owners - please read
  181. ('09-'13) Internal coolant leak?
  182. ('09-'13) Purposely overfilling oil?
  183. ('98-'00) Have check engine light code P0443
  184. ('98-'00) rattle & squeak on startup and switch off
  185. ('03-'05) 4 wheel alignment, balance, etc.
  186. ('09-'13) A/C Rattle (sounds like metal!)
  187. ('06-'08) CEL, speedo, Cruise
  188. torque setting - HELP :)
  189. ('06-'08) serpentine belt replacement question--
  190. HELP! JUST bought it and it SHAKES when stopped!!????!!?
  191. ('98-'00) Drivers side window problem (exploded views needed)
  192. Rear sway bar mounting locations rusted and pulled out
  193. ('01-'02) Just replaced front oxygen sensor (A/F), CEL codes persist.
  194. hazards flashing, but not really!
  195. ('03-'05) Starts up, then dies.
  196. ('01-'02) P0442 Code
  197. ('06-'08) Per dealer: 2 Pistons damaged head ...???
  198. ('03-'05) Misfire on #1-p301 & #4p304-2005 XT
  199. ('98-'00) Crank Pulley replacement question
  200. ('03-'05) Timing Belt
  201. ('09-'13) Start up noise
  202. ('06-'08) Electrical Problems
  203. ('03-'05) Burning 1qt every 600 miles, interesting symptom. Seeking advice
  204. ('09-'13) MY10 2.5X - Burning Rubber Smell
  205. (All Years) Can you replace the clutch on an AC compressor while bolted to the motor ?
  206. ('03-'05) 2005 FXT overheating when AC is on (and ONLY when the AC is on)
  207. ('06-'08) AC Compressor making noise - fix or replace ?
  208. ('09-'13) maf cleaner
  209. (All Years) Problem in hot weather, but not in cold weather
  210. ('09-'13) Wierd pungent burning odor
  211. ('01-'02) Just bought Forester, started knocking
  212. Help! oil overfill!
  213. ('03-'05) Blower motor melts wires off
  214. 2006 Forester Front End Noise
  215. ('01-'02) so my car is acting kinda funky
  216. (All Years) front end clunk on cornering
  217. ('98-'00) Thunk in rear (Shops don't know the problem)
  218. I'm an idiot...A/C Recharge Fail
  219. (All Years) cruise control vacuum port location
  220. 99 Forester Washer Pumps/Fuse Box Map
  221. ('98-'00) How much oil in a 4 qt Crankcase?
  222. ('09-'13) Question about Oil Change
  223. ('98-'00) Rust will be the end of me...axle will not come out
  224. (All Years) Help: Dino oil after 60k of synthetic
  225. ('98-'00) HELP!!! a/c compressor removal
  226. Timing of Timing Belt Replacement
  227. ('09-'13) Clutch problems in my new Forester!
  228. 2004 2.5X with AC working part-time
  229. ('06-'08) 2006 Subaru Forester with Engine Problems
  230. ('09-'13) 2010 Forester Moonroof clog
  231. ('09-'13) need to remove inner fender liner
  232. ('03-'05) Timing Belt Without All The Rest?
  233. ('01-'02) Window adjustment - 2002 Forester
  234. issues with our new 2011 forester premium stick shift
  235. ('98-'00) Help coolant leak!
  236. ('06-'08) Window Binding Problem
  237. ('06-'08) 2006 Forester , Heater doesn't blow like it used to!!
  238. ('09-'13) WVU-31 reflash for '09 FX 5MT???
  239. Timing belt
  240. ('03-'05) sheesh coolent leaking its been a bad week
  241. ('98-'00) AC wont work
  242. ('98-'00) Throttle relay sensor location, replacement?
  243. ('09-'13) oil change intervals for 2011 Forester
  244. HELP! Alarm going off by itself!
  245. ('03-'05) Will This Tool Work?
  246. ('98-'00) Car starts, then dies after HG/TB
  247. Knock/Ping/Tick 2010 2.5X
  248. ('01-'02) AT noise
  249. ('03-'05) '05 forester refuses to relearn idle after battery replacement
  250. time for an oil change....