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: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty



  1. ('03-'05) Window motor turning but not moving window
  2. ('03-'05) Cruise Control without Resume/Acc
  3. ('09-'13) 2010 burning oil
  4. ('09-'13) 2011 Oil change - dealer only?
  5. ('98-'00) Squeaking with the Manual tranny
  6. ('98-'00) timing belt change
  7. ('09-'13) 09 Rust on door at window frame, please check yours
  8. ('98-'00) 98 Forester shakes at freeway speeds
  9. ('09-'13) Loud resonnant rumble and TPMS failure
  10. ('03-'05) Filler Neck (pictures) to replace or not?
  11. ('98-'00) Oil Leak(s)? (with pics)
  12. ('01-'02) Help please
  13. ('09-'13) Service Manual
  14. ('09-'13) '09 Oil Change Interval
  15. ('98-'00) forester running problems
  16. ('03-'05) Forester XT engine blew - dealer quote
  17. ('01-'02) Used engine degreaser, now I'm stalling.
  18. ('03-'05) Should I do my own plugs or pay the dealer?
  19. Winterizing your Forester
  20. ('98-'00) Oil Separator Plate...Again
  21. ('09-'13) 2011 Forester Undercarriage
  22. ('09-'13) 2011 Tick Tick Tick
  23. ('09-'13) Why Subaru Spark Plugs Replaced at 27k, and Toyota at 110k??
  24. ('01-'02) After-market Cats?
  25. ('01-'02) Timing Re-alignment. HELP!
  26. ('09-'13) Throttle response with VDC on and off
  27. Seeking opinions
  28. ('98-'00) Cruise control question
  29. (All Years) Thoughts on Remanufactured Cylinder heads?
  30. CEL? Take it to the dealership!
  31. ('98-'00) weird "chirp" noise coming from engine compartment
  32. ('03-'05) Running hot sometimes
  33. SOS forester loses power when hot
  34. ('98-'00) Whinning noise comming from drivetrain under load
  35. ('01-'02) Going through Oxygen Sensors every 12 months?
  36. ('98-'00) Oil Leak...
  37. ('98-'00) Those damn windshield wipers!
  38. ('01-'02) Crack underneath front
  39. ('98-'00) 2.5 dohc vacuum lines
  40. ('98-'00) P0170 CE Code journey
  41. ('98-'00) Forester Random Stalling Problem
  42. ('03-'05) rattle at WOT in 2nd, coming from rear ???
  43. ('03-'05) 03 Mystery starting problems...real inigma
  44. ('01-'02) 2001 S Turbo won't start
  45. ('09-'13) 09 Forester 30k Scheduled Maintenance
  46. ('98-'00) cel is on, how do i test it
  47. ('98-'00) Forester that won't start
  48. electrical issues/security
  49. Bosch D3300 Oil Filter
  50. ('03-'05) 50km/hr rumble
  51. ('09-'13) oil change frequency when you dont use it
  52. ('03-'05) Whistling Sound
  53. ('98-'00) Grill Rmoval?
  54. ('03-'05) runs rough after refueling
  55. ('03-'05) how hot is too hot - coolant temperature
  56. ('98-'00) Help pick my repair--prioritize and delay :woohoo:
  57. About to flip the f*ck out... *contains profanity*
  58. 2003 forester heater is blowing cold air, not hot...
  59. ('01-'02) Mystery Road Noise (not normal Forester Road Noise)
  60. ('03-'05) Vibration while coasting at high speeds?
  61. ('01-'02) No Power forester. Help!
  62. ('09-'13) Why is my passenger side muffler spitting water out so bad?
  63. ('98-'00) Fix something, break something...Jeez!
  64. Breake / Piston to timing belt
  65. ('09-'13) Rear gear hard to shift into
  66. ('01-'02) Alignment Gone Wrong
  67. ('03-'05) Terrible Raddle When Heat Is On
  68. ('09-'13) Has any one have po455 in there 11 forester
  69. ('06-'08) Electrical lead undone= engine light coming on
  70. ('09-'13) Pinging temporarily fixed by ECU reset ?
  71. ('01-'02) New Subaru coolant has coolant conditioner in it???
  72. ('03-'05) Grinding/Grating Noise (2005 XT 4AET)
  73. Can't see out the windows in my 2011 Forester with no cupholders
  74. (All Years) Subaru Engine Oil System Flush
  75. ('03-'05) '03 Forester A/C wont stay cool
  76. ('98-'00) Rebuilt everything: AC STILL not cooling
  77. ('98-'00) Still Perplexed...(or, Did I Get Stuck?)
  78. Forester NIGHTMARE-- 1 overheating = NEW ENGINE
  79. ('03-'05) Strange driveline/suspension rattle from front of FXT
  80. ('01-'02) Alarm malfunction
  81. Who Ya Gonna Call?.. probs with dealership
  82. ('06-'08) Mechanic in Minneapolis, MN
  83. ('03-'05) Please tell me this isn't what i think it is...knock.
  84. ('98-'00) Windshield Washer doesn't work
  85. ('06-'08) Trouble starting
  86. ('09-'13) Traction Light Comes on after new tire install
  87. ('98-'00) Bad fuel economy
  88. ('98-'00) Where is the Front Sub Sensor located?
  89. ('06-'08) 30K Maintenance Performed
  90. ('98-'00) Why is this plug not hooked up (pic included)?
  91. ('03-'05) Front end KNOCKING
  92. ('09-'13) 3k mile service suggestions
  93. (All Years) Recall : ('03-'08) SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM (merged thread)
  94. ('98-'00) difference's between ignition coils
  95. ('03-'05) O2 sensor Problem + timing belt replacement + tune-up
  96. (All Years) Hesitation when taking off???
  97. ('03-'05) No power after ~4200 rpm
  98. ('98-'00) coolant temp sensor question on 98 2.5 dohc
  99. ('98-'00) Mass Airflow Sensor
  100. ('03-'05) Oil leaking from dipstick tube? (pic)
  101. ('03-'05) Radiator leaking on top end cap v. I knew it would happen!
  102. ('01-'02) Timing Belt Kit Recommendation
  103. ('09-'13) Glove box damper pivot broken
  104. ('03-'05) Alternator light, brake light, ... came on
  105. ('01-'02) Bucking/'Popping' noise
  106. ('98-'00) T/TB Gearbox has given up
  107. ('09-'13) fresh air vent
  108. ('03-'05) Are these OEM Parts? (Timing Belt Components)
  109. Thumping sound
  110. ('09-'13) general question on oil dipstick
  111. Help! Busted resonator on '07 Forester
  112. 2011 XT 5man jerks when coming on or off the accelerator
  113. ('03-'05) Forester XT blown radiator
  114. ('98-'00) fuel shut valve mystery
  115. ('03-'05) Forester Occasionally Stalls at Stops
  116. ('03-'05) Window motor problems, window drops as it pleases.
  117. Synthetic oil??
  118. ('09-'13) 2011 Paint Fail
  119. ('03-'05) P0457 code comes on when below half a tank
  120. ('06-'08) Oil Consumption or a leak? Help Please!
  121. ('03-'05) 04 forester - can't find the a/c leak
  122. ('98-'00) 99 Subaru Forester GT Turbo fuel pump
  123. Some Mechanical Guidance Please!!!!
  124. ('03-'05) The day my Fozzy went down
  125. ('06-'08) Forester stalled on freeway.
  126. ('03-'05) Can coolant erode and aluminium radiator?
  127. ('03-'05) p0301 CEL sometimes flashing 2.5 x 2004
  128. ('98-'00) 1998 Forester manual Clicking noise.
  129. ('03-'05) Clock on all the time?
  130. ('98-'00) Coolant overflow
  131. ('98-'00) PLEASE HELP!!! How can I fix this bolt hole?
  132. ('98-'00) Leakage?
  133. ('98-'00) God-awful Noise in Front End! Yikes!
  134. ('09-'13) Strange vibration?
  135. ('03-'05) Doing Timing Belt Change 04 XT w/75 K miles
  136. ('09-'13) Unbelievably Strange !!
  137. ('01-'02) Washed Car - Tail/Park Lights Stay On
  138. ('03-'05) P0405= Ecu too sensitive
  139. ('03-'05) Anybody have good luck with Bosch spark plugs?
  140. ('98-'00) Pinging without check engine light
  141. ('98-'00) Power steering fluid level extremely high... and smelly.
  142. ('03-'05) front wheel jerking
  143. ('01-'02) Wooshing noise at low speeds???
  144. ('03-'05) pulls to rt
  145. ('03-'05) ACC Belts : OEM vs. Gates vs. NAPA (Gates) vs. Mexico
  146. ('98-'00) Help diagnose problem with ignition system.
  147. ('03-'05) p0442 error code solved
  148. ('09-'13) Ticking noise in steering area, what could it be?
  149. ('09-'13) Timing belt inspection
  150. ('03-'05) Rather not too smart fuel filter question
  151. 2002 Subaru Forester Left side rattle
  152. ('03-'05) Power Window Motor Rebuild ?
  153. ('98-'00) female newbie--have dumb questions about mechanic quotes
  154. ('03-'05) Grind or groan from rear while turning.
  155. ('01-'02) Would a crankshaft failure make noise?
  156. ('09-'13) 2011 forester Factory fog Lights lenses cracked
  157. Rough Idle then OK; Check Engine Light On; No Cruise Control!
  158. ('01-'02) Engine dies (quietly, on highway)... possible causes?
  159. ('03-'05) What oil are you using
  160. ('98-'00) 20-40 Minute Drive CE Loss of Power Part II
  161. ('09-'13) "Chirp" goes my 2011 Forester XT auto
  162. ('09-'13) Oil drain plug...no sealing washer?
  163. ('06-'08) metal rattling sound from transmission area
  164. Secondary air injection valves
  165. Buffeting noise coming from rear passenger side brake
  166. ('98-'00) just bought 99 Forester... 2 problems
  167. (All Years) Oil change due to elapsed time since prior
  168. (All Years) A walk down the lube isle...
  169. ('09-'13) Windshield attracts stone like a magnet
  170. ('09-'13) ABS and Vehicle Dynamics Control lights
  171. ('98-'00) Possible Starter Problem with my 99 Forester
  172. ('06-'08) turbo takes 3-4 seconds to kick in. normal?
  173. ('09-'13) Air from vents running hot/warm? Anyone else '11 FXT
  174. Fuel Door Light
  175. ('06-'08) Rear Defrost Not Working
  176. ('06-'08) Air Filter Install Tip
  177. ('98-'00) Original coil gone bad on JDM replacement motor
  178. ('09-'13) Carrier Bearing
  179. ('09-'13) Transmission oil change
  180. ('09-'13) confused about engine oil
  181. ('98-'00) Starts-idles-dies
  182. ('01-'02) Forester Making Noise at Low Speeds
  183. ('06-'08) Missfire cylinder 4 CEL
  184. ('01-'02) Running really rough when under power
  185. ('98-'00) Radiator Fluid / Coolant leak?
  186. Emergency gas light on at 1/4 tank.. Normal? 2011
  187. ('09-'13) Power Steering Fluid...and filter?
  188. 2011 Forester Rattle
  189. ('03-'05) Spark Plug Tube Gaskets
  190. ('03-'05) Low frequency, Low pitch resonating sound
  191. ('03-'05) Forester starts hard.
  192. ('03-'05) Temperature (gauge) jumping up and down
  193. ('09-'13) 2010 Forester 2.5X Automatic clicking noise when accelerating
  194. ('03-'05) oily/greasy rim
  195. ('06-'08) Air pump inspection method?
  196. ('03-'05) rack and pinion seal kit
  197. ('09-'13) 2010 missing oil?
  198. ('03-'05) Forester XT throwing codes P0011 / P0021
  199. ('98-'00) 1999 Forester L w/127K - multiple leaks
  200. check engine light question
  201. Coolant / power steering
  202. '06-'08 Forester chemical smell
  203. ('06-'08) Random ticking, slight sputter, engine shake
  204. ('06-'08) 2007 forester rear droning noise at speed
  205. ('09-'13) Stench when I stop
  206. ('03-'05) Buying an 04 XT- should I pull the trigger?
  207. ('03-'05) HVAC warms my outside air too much..
  208. ('06-'08) Forester running hotter than normal
  209. ('98-'00) 1999 Forester Fan Issue
  210. ('09-'13) 2010 NA Forester clutch blown at 30k miles.
  211. ('06-'08) Headlight
  212. ('09-'13) Correct Oil Filter for 2011 XT?
  213. ('03-'05) 04 Forester Radiator Replaced
  214. need help w/check engine code
  215. ('03-'05) Automatic stalled on the highway?
  216. ('01-'02) Removing AWD related fuse to test for bad driveshaft Ujoints
  217. ('03-'05) Rattle pass side rear door area
  218. ('09-'13) 09 Forester body rust
  219. ('09-'13) Key Fob - broke (only unlock & panic works)
  220. Manual Transmission, knocking noise in engine bay?
  221. ('06-'08) Power Steering Pump Noise
  222. ('98-'00) Dealer Repair Etiquette
  223. ('09-'13) front differential drain plug
  224. ('03-'05) Forester won't start
  225. ('03-'05) Whistle-ticking?
  226. ('09-'13) Seat material problems, warranty?
  227. ('03-'05) Automatic tranny fluid change
  228. ('98-'00) rear crossmember rusted out
  229. ('06-'08) Loss of drivability after clutch change??
  230. ('09-'13) Question about illumination of wiper and light stalk
  231. ('01-'02) Water (?) leak by F/R wheel.
  232. Badly handled Forester
  233. ('06-'08) Vibration at idle
  234. ('98-'00) 99 Forester Centre Diff Knocking - Need Opinions
  235. 2010 forester ECU reprogramming
  236. ('09-'13) GPS Error
  237. ('09-'13) 2011 moonroof leaking
  238. ('03-'05) 2005 2.5 X "sludge" in coolant!
  239. (All Years) Forester Bearing/Axle Problems
  240. ('01-'02) Air Conditioning
  241. 2011 forester
  242. ('09-'13) Forester 2.5 idle management wierd
  243. ('03-'05) Rough Idle and Misfire Cylinder 2
  244. ('98-'00) blower motor/resistor replacement
  245. ('98-'00) Buying a used 98 Foz...
  246. ('03-'05) 2003 subaru forester eats transmission oil
  247. ('06-'08) I don't know about this repair bill.
  248. ('98-'00) Hesitant acceleration while A/C is on...
  249. (All Years) HG Oil sealant
  250. (All Years) misfire, could use some help