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: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty



  1. ('01-'02) piston pin access cover is leaking oil
  2. ('03-'05) hatch
  3. ('98-'00) help doing a decent tuneup
  4. ('98-'00) Timing belt broke, now a misfire?
  5. ('03-'05) Pulls left under power, right off power
  6. ('98-'00) OBD2 reader won't communicate
  7. ('01-'02) CV Axle Noise When Driving at Highway Speed???
  8. New Subaru - problems. Please help.
  9. ('01-'02) Transmission Fluid Questions
  10. ('09-'13) 09+ Which Vacuum Line for Seafoam(Top Engine Cleaner)?
  11. ('03-'05) Air conditioner
  12. (All Years) should I do a transmission flush with 50,000mi
  13. Help. Noise under drive.
  14. ('09-'13) Flashing Outside Temperature Light
  15. **urgent recall notice**
  16. ('01-'02) motor vibration 1500 rpms and above ***!
  17. ('06-'08) Left front wheel bearing
  18. ('03-'05) Dripping fluid, is it engine oil?
  19. ('98-'00) Alternator and AC belt replacement
  20. ('98-'00) Right part #, wrong part?
  21. ('98-'00) 99 forester Head Gaskets
  22. ('98-'00) 1998 misfires if parked outside and rain
  23. Clutch pedal sticking down after clutch replacement
  24. 2003 foz - loud noise while driving - in rear
  25. ('98-'00) Hard shifting when cold
  26. ('01-'02) 01 5 speed..strange noise? trans..clutch?
  27. ('03-'05) Alignment/Tie Rod Issue?
  28. ('98-'00) intermittent starting problems
  29. ('09-'13) timing belt parts
  30. ('01-'02) Exactly where is that OBD2 port?
  31. ('06-'08) Cat converter below efficiency - Eng. light still on!
  32. ('98-'00) random cut out
  33. Timing Belt Questions
  34. ('09-'13) MPG dropped after brake line replacement
  35. Mechanic says I shouldnt worry about Wrist Pin slap
  36. ('09-'13) black paint
  37. Filler vent valve questions
  38. "Check Engine" Light Help
  39. ('03-'05) 2004 Forester XT whine *Video*
  40. ('01-'02) IACV Issue??
  41. ('98-'00) Blue Smoke after tune up
  42. ('06-'08) Rough ride with cracking, vibrating, jolting handling
  43. ('98-'00) '97 Forester... some issues
  44. ('03-'05) New used forester, small fluid leak
  45. ('98-'00) 1999 Forester L leaks and drips
  46. ('09-'13) Rust on rear end of drive shaft
  47. ('98-'00) forester s turbo breakdown
  48. ('06-'08) Mildew Odor!!!
  49. ('98-'00) Transmission Whine?
  50. Knocking/Clunking noise from front
  51. ('06-'08) Bucking/hesitation
  52. ('09-'13) front wheel stud replace
  53. ('06-'08) Rear-end noise when turning, LorR more so the tighter the turn.
  54. ('03-'05) 2004 FXT Declining Fuel Economy
  55. ('06-'08) Cylinder 4 Misfire
  56. ('03-'05) Not sure if it's a problem or not?
  57. ('98-'00) 1997 suburu forester issue
  58. ('98-'00) Po102
  59. ('98-'00) barely leaking coolant after I changed waterpump/timing belt
  60. ('98-'00) no crank problem-wiring question...
  61. ('09-'13) Suspension Beginning to Rust...Normal?
  62. ('09-'13) OBD II scanner suggestion
  63. ('03-'05) ECM, ecu, PCM swap
  64. ('03-'05) help !! Thick white smoke out of my exhaust
  65. Adding additives?
  66. ('03-'05) Changing ect
  67. New to Subaru's
  68. ('98-'00) Forester Overheating
  69. ('03-'05) Boost problems
  70. (All Years) Air Fuel Ratio sensors and poor performance..
  71. thumping in rear end
  72. ('98-'00) 99 forester - hot rubbery smell
  73. Newbie with a 99 S
  74. ('03-'05) Overheat-'Cruise' flashing and steady engine light
  75. ('01-'02) Want to keep her forever and ever, but...
  76. ('03-'05) Coolant temp
  77. my new 98 forester
  78. ('98-'00) Arterial coolant spray
  79. 2010 Forester with 10228 miles..Vibrates
  80. ('06-'08) Clutch stopped working after going offroad then started working again
  81. ('98-'00) Engine Overheating, No Warning Lights
  82. ('98-'00) Heated Oxygen Sensor (H2OS) Bank 1 Sensor 2 circuit fuse
  83. ('09-'13) Snow blocks gas filler vent, etc.
  84. engine code
  85. ('98-'00) Turns over but doesn't start, no lights, windows
  86. (All Years) Sticky Starter Motor?
  87. ('03-'05) What Spark Plugs?
  88. ('98-'00) Possible Keyless Entry Problem?after HG job
  89. ('98-'00) ECU Problems after Engine Overheat?
  90. ('98-'00) Still problems
  91. ('09-'13) Car goes haywire after pulling battery
  92. ('98-'00) No start after engine swap
  93. Why change ATF so often?
  94. ('03-'05) FXT Boost then No boost and boost again plus CEL
  95. ('98-'00) Replacement wiper arms
  96. ('98-'00) misfire in #4
  97. MY11 Forester Tumble Generator Valve problem
  98. ('03-'05) Oscillating idle - Can be fatal! Help needed...
  99. Swapped an AT Tranny with 5spd Manual in a FXT03
  100. ('03-'05) Thudding noise, wheel shake
  101. ('06-'08) 06 XT Horrible Miss!
  102. ('03-'05) Cruise Control Blinking with no CEL?
  103. ('03-'05) New member stumbles
  104. ('03-'05) Curios
  105. ('06-'08) Creaking noise after hitting pothole at high speed
  106. ('98-'00) How to fix horn/airbag
  107. ('06-'08) FSXT; major radiator leak
  108. ('03-'05) radiator drain plug improvement
  109. Jack Stands
  110. ('03-'05) '03 Forester Upstream O2 Sensor
  111. ('03-'05) 04' XT - recall and fuel smell
  112. ('03-'05) MY03 Fuel Pump
  113. ('09-'13) Super Coolent Questions
  114. ('09-'13) Did my timing belts....110K miles
  115. ('98-'00) Fuel dripping from thing in picture
  116. ('06-'08) Transfer case clutch
  117. ('98-'00) 2000 Forester L - Completely remove security system
  118. A bit too much service.
  119. ('03-'05) Burning oil smell with no external leak? It gets bad, need help
  120. ('03-'05) What is the current HG brand of choice?
  121. ('09-'13) Transmission Oil Low Again?
  122. Newbie needs help, auto trans not shifting into top gear
  123. Diagnostic port 98 Forester
  124. ('98-'00) No Coolant Flow/No Heat 14k after HG Job
  125. ('98-'00) Head gasket replace start problems
  126. ('98-'00) grinding when acccelerating
  127. ('09-'13) Steering Wheel Vibration (merged thread)
  128. Front differentiator?
  129. ('03-'05) Sporadic Idle, up to 4k, when warming up
  130. ('03-'05) Misfire
  131. ('98-'00) Weird overheating problem, please help!
  132. ('06-'08) Ball Joints
  133. ('06-'08) engine temp readout 200F normal?
  134. ('06-'08) P0031 error codes
  135. ('98-'00) Potential dying power steering pump?
  136. ('03-'05) 03' head gasket leak
  137. ('03-'05) 04' FXT 4EAT feeling sticky while shifting?
  138. blinking dash lights = loose gascap?
  139. ('98-'00) Changed rear oil seal - suby won't shift now
  140. ('01-'02) Knocking or tapping noise from rear during brake
  141. Correct Coolant- Forester 2000
  142. ('03-'05) 04 Forester - AirBag light is on?
  143. ('03-'05) Exhaust squeal?
  144. ('03-'05) Engine Misfire
  145. ('98-'00) speaker swap
  146. ('03-'05) How bad might it be? Electrical system issues '04 FXT
  147. ('01-'02) motor knock, timing belt tensioner? or motor?
  148. ('01-'02) Reviving a 2001 L
  149. ('03-'05) need advice about 2003 forester 2.5x.
  150. ('01-'02) Serpentine Belts
  151. ('06-'08) Check Engine Light/Cruise Indicator
  152. Fuel additives, turbo lag and owners' manuals in English!
  153. ('03-'05) Starts after 15 minutes
  154. maintenance guidance
  155. ('03-'05) Wind noise from passenger side door??
  156. ('09-'13) (2011) Oil Loss
  157. Nearing 100,000 miles...
  158. ('06-'08) Check Eng/Trac/Cruise Lights On
  159. ('98-'00) Fix small BB sized hole in headlight
  160. ('03-'05) Forester 2.5XT
  161. ('09-'13) '12 - Removed TPMS, now check engine light on?
  162. ('03-'05) cruise flasing and CE light on
  163. Is my dealer gouging me?
  164. ('03-'05) Testing thes vapor canister vent valve solenoid
  165. ('01-'02) Swapping transmission. Reinstall problems
  166. ('06-'08) P0114 Intermitent Intake Air Temp...
  167. ('98-'00) 98 forester overheating
  168. ('01-'02) Grindingish in the Rear
  169. ('98-'00) P0304 revisited?
  170. ('98-'00) 99 with rusty fuel filler neck and P0440
  171. Darn CLOCK!
  172. ('98-'00) All Kinds of Crazy!!
  173. ('03-'05) 2004 Forester XT Not Filling with Gas
  174. ('06-'08) Whining sound when backing up
  175. ('03-'05) Vent Control Cable Replacement - 2003 Forester
  176. ('03-'05) 2004 Forester XT Air Conditioning Problems, Replace ECM?!
  177. Oil change on a 2012
  178. ('03-'05) 04 FXT w/ 100k P301 code, misses at idle.
  179. 10 Most Expensive Repairs Report
  180. ('06-'08) MY06 Forester Shifting Problems, P0420
  181. (All Years) 2011 forester
  182. ('09-'13) 09 Forester won't start
  183. 2012 pos?
  184. ('98-'00) forester wont start help please
  185. ('98-'00) Choking Forester and pricey mechanics
  186. 2012 Forester does not hold 16.9 gallons in the tank?
  187. ('09-'13) 2012 2.5x - Solid Check Engine & Trac Control w/ Flashing Cruise @ WOT
  188. ('03-'05) Forester Xt burning oil
  189. ('06-'08) stalling, running rough
  190. ('03-'05) mirror wibbling
  191. ('03-'05) Strange auto climate control issue
  192. ('03-'05) coil pack
  193. ('03-'05) Check Light, Stall, rough idle. Recent Work
  194. ('06-'08) Head Gasket leak
  195. ('01-'02) Fozzie's terrible noise
  196. ('01-'02) Head gasket problem
  197. ('03-'05) Smelled fuel
  198. ('06-'08) Brendan - Forester MYO6 XTL
  199. ('03-'05) P0301 05 Forester XT
  200. ('09-'13) Auto Dimming Mirror Always Dimmed
  201. Did premium fuel break my car??
  202. 02 Subaru Forester P0136 (see P2270, P2271) intermittent idling fluctuation/hesitati
  203. (All Years) Head gaskets what is going on??
  204. ('09-'13) TPMS, VDC, Hill Start, and ABS lights on and cruise won't work
  205. bad CV axle??
  206. ('09-'13) Wiper De-icer / Winter Package
  207. need info bout timing belt change at 105k miles
  208. ('01-'02) squealing noise @60km/hr
  209. ('98-'00) JDM SF5 S/TB Major Maintenance to do list
  210. ('09-'13) High pitch noise coming from rear of vehicle
  211. ('06-'08) leaky o-rings on oil cooler
  212. ('03-'05) In Alberta, 2003 Subaru Forestor leaking oil
  213. ('03-'05) High RPM Late Shifting
  214. ('98-'00) Shaking while in park?
  215. ('98-'00) High temp spikes on engine gauge
  216. Blocker Heater Plug Sticking
  217. ('06-'08) Reset the CEL?
  218. ('06-'08) Gates Water Pumps?
  219. ('03-'05) 2004 Forester - whistling/ringing noise after car is turned off.
  220. ('09-'13) 2011 FXT howls when cold
  221. ('09-'13) diesel particulate warning light
  222. ('09-'13) Nearing 30k mi....need advice on maint/service
  223. ('98-'00) cam seal leak? 2000 sohc
  224. ('03-'05) What's seeping here? Now with pics.
  225. ('03-'05) Bad Starter Solenoid???
  226. ('01-'02) Grinding Noise
  227. ('06-'08) Creeping up on 105k mile service
  228. ('01-'02) 2001 Subaru Forester Big Issue possible Timing Belt
  229. ('06-'08) collant & DIFF FLUIDS????
  230. ('01-'02) Check transmission fluid
  231. ('03-'05) 05 factory service manuals
  232. ('01-'02) Help with squeek!!
  233. ('06-'08) Certain issues here and there
  234. ('06-'08) My Timing Belt Experience
  235. ('03-'05) Coolant smell when heater comes on
  236. ('06-'08) Hard to crank over when cold (help)
  237. ('03-'05) 04 XT gearbox/clutch squeal
  238. ('01-'02) oil leaking, rear of engine 2 quarts a week.
  239. (All Years) My Subaru - Technical FAQ -cigarette lighter outlet
  240. ('01-'02) Forester water pump or a/c compressor noise
  241. ('01-'02) Do I still need to add Coolant Conditioner w/ new HGs?
  242. ('06-'08) Fog light issue
  243. ('03-'05) Head Gasket woes.
  244. ('01-'02) Forester Disappearing ATF
  245. ('09-'13) Shredding upholstery
  246. ('06-'08) P0442 and P0456
  247. ('09-'13) FB25 Engine Codes, FB25BA and FB25BC
  248. Time for surgery :(
  249. ('03-'05) 2005 XT valve cover gasket leaking on uppipe, easy to replace myself
  250. ('98-'00) What kind of fuel and oil to use for the 2000 L?