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: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty



  1. ('06-'08) 06 Forester XT Replacing Fuel Pump/Fuel Filter
  2. ('03-'05) P1312 car dying
  3. ('03-'05) New member, new (used) Forester, (potentially dumb) question
  4. ('03-'05) 2004 forester can not start
  5. ('06-'08) Front A/F Ratio Sensor Continuously Failing
  6. ('09-'13) cruise control taking off
  7. ('01-'02) Transmission issue .....
  8. ('03-'05) Intermittent vibration
  9. ('98-'00) 2000 Forester Fuel/Gas tank interchange
  10. ('06-'08) Broke down, replaced fuel pump now won't start!
  11. ('03-'05) Tune-Up questions
  12. ('98-'00) Shaking, Burning and Hot...
  13. ('98-'00) Fuel Guage stops working
  14. ('01-'02) 01 SF5 (smoking on idle)
  15. ('98-'00) TPS question - please advise
  16. ('98-'00) Forester rumble/vibration sound but no shake?
  17. ('09-'13) 2009-2012 Forester Recall
  18. (New to me)2000 forester check-list
  19. ('03-'05) AT temp light ON after timing belt replacement
  20. ('98-'00) knock sensor questions help plz
  21. ('03-'05) Noise from car with cold start
  22. ('06-'08) oil change question here...
  23. ('98-'00) forester radiator
  24. ('06-'08) Trouble shootin'
  25. ('09-'13) manual transmission oil
  26. ('03-'05) Won't start after sitting - Mechanic advice?
  27. Hello everyone! I have an airbag light question....
  28. ('03-'05) Window stopped working - Regulator/Motor replacement
  29. ('98-'00) Rattling underneath
  30. ('09-'13) TSB11-115-12 ECM Reprogramming
  31. ('09-'13) forester recall 09 - 12
  32. high pitch squeal shortly after starting engine
  33. ('03-'05) '04 XS Turns over and then stalls...
  34. What fluids are recomended
  35. ('06-'08) Transmission pan leaks...leaks....leaks
  36. wobble/vibration under load 2002 forester
  37. ('06-'08) Water leak under door
  38. ('03-'05) Checking my fluid levels for the first time.. but wheres the tranny dipstick?
  39. ('06-'08) Ice build up above exhaust
  40. ('01-'02) Cruise Control Fix
  41. ('09-'13) Rear seat belt recall WQA-37
  42. ('01-'02) Oerheating after remanufactured engine install
  43. Stuck in park!
  44. Windshield visibility sucks in my field of vision
  45. ('09-'13) Power Steering Howl
  46. ('09-'13) Potential risks/damages associated with brutal treatment of front suspension/tire
  47. Just bought Forester and it won't start
  48. ('03-'05) Clock backlight, radio circuit goes off intermittently
  49. ('98-'00) OBD II Reader?
  50. ('98-'00) Any Advice? Black smoke, low mpg, and jerking car.
  51. 2006 forester problems
  52. ('03-'05) CEL P0011 P0021 power loss, need help
  53. ('03-'05) Checking control arms
  54. ('01-'02) cold start problem (not the battery)
  55. Water Pump Replacement
  56. ('01-'02) What is this oil drain plug?
  57. ('09-'13) Forester not starting
  58. ('09-'13) Rear diff fluid change?
  59. ('98-'00) cruise control question
  60. ('03-'05) 04 XT Auto: fixed fuel leak, now get P1714 code.
  61. ('98-'00) Steering pump interchangeability?
  62. ('98-'00) 99 Forester belt probs after Midas timing belt job + dealer drive belt/alternator
  63. ('03-'05) Light knock or tap under light load.
  64. Turn Signal Issues
  65. ('03-'05) Failed CA smog... need help and/or a mech
  66. ('98-'00) Overheating problem
  67. ('09-'13) Power Windows - 2011 Forester Columbia
  68. ('98-'00) Out of Nowhere...Very rough idol, lugging down on take off
  69. ('98-'00) P 0440 cel
  70. MY03 - Cold Weather (engine noise), Warm weather (No Noise)
  71. ('03-'05) '04 FXT now sounds like an STI, but not on purpose
  72. ('06-'08) MY '07 X Possible fuel supply issue?
  73. ('06-'08) No more SuperTech oil filters at Wally's?
  74. ('09-'13) pcv replacement
  75. ('03-'05) Cruise Control light flashing and check engine light on even after reset
  76. ('98-'00) misfire code, white smoke, coolant and oil loss
  77. ('09-'13) 2011 Subaru Forester fuel neck problem
  78. ('98-'00) New HG still overheating sometimes
  79. ('03-'05) Forester XT battery replacement
  80. Loud Whistle when windy/ highway
  81. ('03-'05) Impreza Parts Match
  82. ('98-'00) Heat / Temperature Gauge
  83. ('06-'08) 2007 Forester LL Bean Spark Plug Torque
  84. ('09-'13) Agip 0w-20 Oil
  85. ('03-'05) Local mech. said ONLY $290 for timing belt YaY!
  86. $10 local Subaru dealer oil change
  87. ('09-'13) Block heater failure??
  88. (All Years) $30 now to save $5000 later...
  89. ('03-'05) CEL code P2088 on my 04 XT
  90. ('09-'13) Burning Smell
  91. ('98-'00) Cooling fans and Ac do not come on
  92. (All Years) Does Your Dealer Use Subaru Oil?
  93. ('03-'05) P0302
  94. ('03-'05) clicking noise below when letting off accelerator
  95. ('09-'13) 2011 Forester - crackling/popping sound when engine is off and idling
  96. ('98-'00) SF Forester T/TB Check Engine Light *intermittent*
  97. ('06-'08) Clutch noise
  98. 2011 xt has a shudder while in idle?
  99. ('03-'05) Dies on Startup
  100. (All Years) Steering Noise
  101. 2001 headgaskets
  102. ('03-'05) Car Stalling Problem
  103. ('03-'05) 2003 MAF sensor location & cleaning
  104. ('01-'02) piston pin access cover is leaking oil
  105. ('03-'05) hatch
  106. ('98-'00) help doing a decent tuneup
  107. ('98-'00) Timing belt broke, now a misfire?
  108. ('03-'05) Pulls left under power, right off power
  109. ('98-'00) OBD2 reader won't communicate
  110. ('01-'02) CV Axle Noise When Driving at Highway Speed???
  111. New Subaru - problems. Please help.
  112. ('01-'02) Transmission Fluid Questions
  113. ('09-'13) 09+ Which Vacuum Line for Seafoam(Top Engine Cleaner)?
  114. ('03-'05) Air conditioner
  115. (All Years) should I do a transmission flush with 50,000mi
  116. Help. Noise under drive.
  117. ('09-'13) Flashing Outside Temperature Light
  118. **urgent recall notice**
  119. ('01-'02) motor vibration 1500 rpms and above ***!
  120. ('06-'08) Left front wheel bearing
  121. ('03-'05) Dripping fluid, is it engine oil?
  122. ('98-'00) Alternator and AC belt replacement
  123. ('98-'00) Right part #, wrong part?
  124. ('98-'00) 99 forester Head Gaskets
  125. ('98-'00) 1998 misfires if parked outside and rain
  126. Clutch pedal sticking down after clutch replacement
  127. 2003 foz - loud noise while driving - in rear
  128. ('98-'00) Hard shifting when cold
  129. ('01-'02) 01 5 speed..strange noise? trans..clutch?
  130. ('03-'05) Alignment/Tie Rod Issue?
  131. ('98-'00) intermittent starting problems
  132. ('09-'13) timing belt parts
  133. ('01-'02) Exactly where is that OBD2 port?
  134. ('06-'08) Cat converter below efficiency - Eng. light still on!
  135. ('98-'00) random cut out
  136. Timing Belt Questions
  137. ('09-'13) MPG dropped after brake line replacement
  138. Mechanic says I shouldnt worry about Wrist Pin slap
  139. ('09-'13) black paint
  140. Filler vent valve questions
  141. "Check Engine" Light Help
  142. ('03-'05) 2004 Forester XT whine *Video*
  143. ('01-'02) IACV Issue??
  144. ('98-'00) Blue Smoke after tune up
  145. ('06-'08) Rough ride with cracking, vibrating, jolting handling
  146. ('98-'00) '97 Forester... some issues
  147. ('03-'05) New used forester, small fluid leak
  148. ('98-'00) 1999 Forester L leaks and drips
  149. ('09-'13) Rust on rear end of drive shaft
  150. ('98-'00) forester s turbo breakdown
  151. ('06-'08) Mildew Odor!!!
  152. ('98-'00) Transmission Whine?
  153. Knocking/Clunking noise from front
  154. ('06-'08) Bucking/hesitation
  155. ('09-'13) front wheel stud replace
  156. ('06-'08) Rear-end noise when turning, LorR more so the tighter the turn.
  157. ('03-'05) 2004 FXT Declining Fuel Economy
  158. ('06-'08) Cylinder 4 Misfire
  159. ('03-'05) Not sure if it's a problem or not?
  160. ('98-'00) 1997 suburu forester issue
  161. ('98-'00) Po102
  162. ('98-'00) barely leaking coolant after I changed waterpump/timing belt
  163. ('98-'00) no crank problem-wiring question...
  164. ('09-'13) Suspension Beginning to Rust...Normal?
  165. ('09-'13) OBD II scanner suggestion
  166. ('03-'05) ECM, ecu, PCM swap
  167. ('03-'05) help !! Thick white smoke out of my exhaust
  168. Adding additives?
  169. ('03-'05) Changing ect
  170. New to Subaru's
  171. ('98-'00) Forester Overheating
  172. ('03-'05) Boost problems
  173. (All Years) Air Fuel Ratio sensors and poor performance..
  174. thumping in rear end
  175. ('98-'00) 99 forester - hot rubbery smell
  176. Newbie with a 99 S
  177. ('03-'05) Overheat-'Cruise' flashing and steady engine light
  178. ('01-'02) Want to keep her forever and ever, but...
  179. ('03-'05) Coolant temp
  180. my new 98 forester
  181. ('98-'00) Arterial coolant spray
  182. 2010 Forester with 10228 miles..Vibrates
  183. ('06-'08) Clutch stopped working after going offroad then started working again
  184. ('98-'00) Engine Overheating, No Warning Lights
  185. ('98-'00) Heated Oxygen Sensor (H2OS) Bank 1 Sensor 2 circuit fuse
  186. ('09-'13) Snow blocks gas filler vent, etc.
  187. engine code
  188. ('98-'00) Turns over but doesn't start, no lights, windows
  189. (All Years) Sticky Starter Motor?
  190. ('03-'05) What Spark Plugs?
  191. ('98-'00) Possible Keyless Entry Problem?after HG job
  192. ('98-'00) ECU Problems after Engine Overheat?
  193. ('98-'00) Still problems
  194. ('09-'13) Car goes haywire after pulling battery
  195. ('98-'00) No start after engine swap
  196. Why change ATF so often?
  197. ('03-'05) FXT Boost then No boost and boost again plus CEL
  198. ('98-'00) Replacement wiper arms
  199. ('98-'00) misfire in #4
  200. MY11 Forester Tumble Generator Valve problem
  201. ('03-'05) Oscillating idle - Can be fatal! Help needed...
  202. Swapped an AT Tranny with 5spd Manual in a FXT03
  203. ('03-'05) Thudding noise, wheel shake
  204. ('06-'08) 06 XT Horrible Miss!
  205. ('03-'05) Cruise Control Blinking with no CEL?
  206. ('03-'05) New member stumbles
  207. ('03-'05) Curios
  208. ('06-'08) Creaking noise after hitting pothole at high speed
  209. ('98-'00) How to fix horn/airbag
  210. ('06-'08) FSXT; major radiator leak
  211. ('03-'05) radiator drain plug improvement
  212. Jack Stands
  213. ('03-'05) '03 Forester Upstream O2 Sensor
  214. ('03-'05) 04' XT - recall and fuel smell
  215. ('03-'05) MY03 Fuel Pump
  216. ('09-'13) Super Coolent Questions
  217. ('09-'13) Did my timing belts....110K miles
  218. ('98-'00) Fuel dripping from thing in picture
  219. ('06-'08) Transfer case clutch
  220. ('98-'00) 2000 Forester L - Completely remove security system
  221. A bit too much service.
  222. ('03-'05) Burning oil smell with no external leak? It gets bad, need help
  223. ('03-'05) What is the current HG brand of choice?
  224. ('09-'13) Transmission Oil Low Again?
  225. Newbie needs help, auto trans not shifting into top gear
  226. Diagnostic port 98 Forester
  227. ('98-'00) No Coolant Flow/No Heat 14k after HG Job
  228. ('98-'00) Head gasket replace start problems
  229. ('98-'00) grinding when acccelerating
  230. ('09-'13) Steering Wheel Vibration (merged thread)
  231. Front differentiator?
  232. ('03-'05) Sporadic Idle, up to 4k, when warming up
  233. ('03-'05) Misfire
  234. ('98-'00) Weird overheating problem, please help!
  235. ('06-'08) Ball Joints
  236. ('06-'08) engine temp readout 200F normal?
  237. ('06-'08) P0031 error codes
  238. ('98-'00) Potential dying power steering pump?
  239. ('03-'05) 03' head gasket leak
  240. ('03-'05) 04' FXT 4EAT feeling sticky while shifting?
  241. blinking dash lights = loose gascap?
  242. ('98-'00) Changed rear oil seal - suby won't shift now
  243. ('01-'02) Knocking or tapping noise from rear during brake
  244. Correct Coolant- Forester 2000
  245. ('03-'05) 04 Forester - AirBag light is on?
  246. ('03-'05) Exhaust squeal?
  247. ('03-'05) Engine Misfire
  248. ('98-'00) speaker swap
  249. ('03-'05) How bad might it be? Electrical system issues '04 FXT
  250. ('01-'02) motor knock, timing belt tensioner? or motor?