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: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty



  1. 2012 oil change issue
  2. ('98-'00) NEWBIE HERE requesting help with cooling system.
  3. loud squeal from air circulation fan
  4. Oh No! Dreaded C.E.L. thread
  5. ('98-'00) fuel pump question
  6. ('09-'13) 2012 Forester Fabric Seat Issue
  7. ('98-'00) Forester with a problem..
  8. ('09-'13) Gear/transmission fluid changes?
  9. ('98-'00) CEL Code!
  10. ('09-'13) "Thunk" on floorboard under left foot when braking to stop
  11. Plugs and wires cost
  12. ('98-'00) Shift light, fuel gauge light, HVAC lights, and fog light indicator light, ARE GONE!
  13. ('06-'08) keyless remote will unlock but not lock....
  14. ('03-'05) subaru forester, blinking CEL, low power
  15. ('98-'00) Weird problem with hesitating and more
  16. 2004 Forester fuel capacity issues
  17. ('03-'05) '04 Forester XT (manual) is Motul Gear 300 OK for rear diff?
  18. ('03-'05) High pitched occassional whine from my motor?
  19. ('98-'00) Pulley is squealing, but which one?
  20. ('98-'00) Manual Xmission Forester Problem
  21. ('06-'08) Acceleration and idle problems following safety and emission inspection.
  22. ('98-'00) AC not staying cold
  23. ('03-'05) CLutch issue break issue not sure
  24. 08 forester road noise
  25. ('98-'00) What noise is this?
  26. My 2007 Forester is a pile of poo
  27. ('98-'00) Coolant Questions...
  28. ('09-'13) XT boost ?
  29. Tail light problem.
  30. ('98-'00) check engine light (quick question)
  31. ('98-'00) Low compression and high oil consumption
  32. ('09-'13) '10 Forester - Random trouble starting
  33. ('06-'08) `06- Maintenance Questions
  34. ('09-'13) Hill Assist and Traction Control Not Functioning after starting vehicle
  35. ('09-'13) Chirping Noise Fixed (2010)
  36. ('98-'00) Radiator replacement
  37. ('98-'00) Speedometer Woes
  38. ('01-'02) Oil Filter Issue
  39. 2004X Almost 200K concerns and thoughts
  40. ('98-'00) Clicking Noise after Spark Plug Change
  41. ('03-'05) Slight steering wheel shake after new tires
  42. ('03-'05) "Trumpet" Noise and wind
  43. ('03-'05) 105k Belt replacement
  44. ('01-'02) Engine "Conditioner"
  45. ('03-'05) Roof window loose?
  46. ('01-'02) Trouble Codes - Knock sensor and 02
  47. ('09-'13) First oil change at 7500 miles?
  48. ('03-'05) possible clutch/transmission noises
  49. ('01-'02) Shaking After Spacers?
  50. ('06-'08) Noises and jerking! Help!
  51. ('98-'00) shaking car clunk noise, need help
  52. ('09-'13) 2010 Forester with Check Engine light on
  53. ('09-'13) Finicky Transmission - Is this normal???
  54. ('03-'05) Won't Turnover!
  55. Window/Sunroof Problem
  56. ('01-'02) Oil Cooler leak
  57. ('03-'05) Hard to Start When Warm not sure where to begin
  58. ('98-'00) Forester Engine quit while driving...
  59. ('98-'00) *Help* Blinkers
  60. ('98-'00) 98 Turbo_ Front Control Arm torque settings?
  61. ('09-'13) I was hoping to not need to post in this section...
  62. ('09-'13) 2010 Forester
  63. ('09-'13) Changing differential oil???
  64. Hey Folks! Subie Noobie here.
  65. ('09-'13) P0171
  66. ('03-'05) 2004 Subaru Forester Extended Warranty
  67. ('09-'13) Very rough idle, shakes and misfires
  68. ('03-'05) Strange Clicking Sound in Driver Door
  69. 2004 2.5x automatic 19,500 miles
  70. ('06-'08) Subaru Outback 2006 Electrical Problem
  71. ('01-'02) Installing Rear Main Seal?
  72. what is a lin pin?
  73. ('98-'00) Knock sensor test. 98, 2.5, auto
  74. ('09-'13) Bought an 09 XT Turbo - Should I be....
  75. ('98-'00) alternator, battery, cables, and still no dice!
  76. ('09-'13) Some strange noises
  77. Basic maintenance besides changing oil?
  78. 2005 Forester XT Needs Turbo & Short block
  79. ('01-'02) Possible 2001 Forester Rear Wiper Problem
  80. ('09-'13) Having doubts, to many problems.
  81. ('09-'13) Grinding/rubbing noise when in movement.
  82. ('01-'02) Synthetic oil consumption
  83. ('98-'00) Knocks underneath the car when turning at low speeds
  84. ('98-'00) Blown Engine? Mechanics fault?
  85. ('98-'00) cant get my forester to start
  86. Question about when to do an oil change...
  87. ('03-'05) A/C recently quit working
  88. ('03-'05) Diesel in 04 Forester XT Turbo ????
  89. ('06-'08) Front Whine / Front Diff???
  90. ('98-'00) Temperature Gauge Dancing
  91. ('01-'02) what is this fitting on the A/C compressor?
  92. ('03-'05) Airbag warning light
  93. ('01-'02) Removing Center Vents
  94. ('09-'13) Check Engine Light at 468 miles
  95. ('09-'13) Hesitating
  96. ('09-'13) 2010 Diesel electrical error
  97. ('98-'00) options for head gasket & timing belt job
  98. ('03-'05) Subaru 04 XT Sunroof seal leaking
  99. ('03-'05) Argghhh! Bad noises!
  100. noise from car
  101. ('98-'00) parking lights flashing
  102. ('01-'02) Rear Bearing Nightmare 2001 Forester
  103. ('03-'05) HELP: mileage decrease after battery trouble
  104. ('98-'00) loss of throttle while driving
  105. Only 2 out of 4 cylinders getting spark after replacing the engine
  106. ('03-'05) 04 Forester Xt - possible big problem! Help?
  107. ('01-'02) cooling system help!
  108. Cannot Read ECU - is there a test?
  109. ('01-'02) Went through water, stalled, now won't start.
  110. ('98-'00) Trying to find source for fuel filler parts...
  111. (All Years) No timing belt guides?
  112. ('03-'05) Smells like oil burning when idling
  113. ('09-'13) starting problems
  114. (All Years) My differential appears to be trying to remove itself
  115. ('98-'00) replace wires?
  116. ('09-'13) Intermittent blue smoke (was: Gary1209)
  117. ('98-'00) Torque specification for oil drain plug?
  118. ('06-'08) Fuel Smell but no liquid evidence
  119. ('01-'02) vibration/shaking in font end and shifter at 40mph
  120. ('09-'13) compass
  121. ('98-'00) Power Locks not working
  122. ('98-'00) fuel filter replacement question
  123. ('06-'08) Subaru shop does not recommend AT Flush?
  124. ('06-'08) 2006 forester dripping possible oil leak
  125. ('98-'00) 98 5speed CEL blinking
  126. ('03-'05) 2004 Forester XT blowing white smoke and smells rich in the morning when moving car
  127. ('03-'05) Good price for head gasket job?
  128. ('98-'00) 98 Forester not moving much further
  129. ('09-'13) 2012 front end noise
  130. ('98-'00) IAT Sensor vs. IAT/MAP Sensor
  131. ('03-'05) Power steering pump
  132. Strong gas smell
  133. ('98-'00) Sticky throttle on start
  134. ('98-'00) DIY Wiper Bushing Fix - How to stop those clunking/slapping wipers!
  135. ('98-'00) 99 Forester Hesitation and Hard Start after fueling.
  136. ('06-'08) Strange sounds when turning
  137. ('98-'00) Need some advice please--to fix or not?
  138. ('03-'05) 03 Forester Won't Start
  139. ('09-'13) Bouncing while using (& after using) ac
  140. ('03-'05) Temp Gauge?
  141. ('03-'05) clunk sound in the rear
  142. ('98-'00) It seems NO ONE knows the answer
  143. ('03-'05) Still have P301 Code, misses at 40mph 2,200rpm in D
  144. ('03-'05) grinding while turning - help!
  145. ('98-'00) 98 forester s- starting issue
  146. ('06-'08) Have a power steering leak
  147. ('06-'08) Cyl 3 misfire- urgent help needed
  148. ('03-'05) Inner Axle Stuck in tranny, NO PINS!
  149. ('09-'13) Wire behind air filter box?
  150. ('03-'05) Forester won't easily start when engine warm.
  151. ('03-'05) P0301, p0303
  152. ('09-'13) Please help diagnose a noise
  153. ('09-'13) 09 Forester Coolant Service Question?
  154. ('01-'02) Weird hiss from engine bay
  155. ('03-'05) Subaru maintenance records
  156. ('06-'08) Fuel Filter in the Engine Bay
  157. Found a surprise changing fuel pump
  158. ('06-'08) evap leak - is new charcoal canister needed?
  159. ('03-'05) 04 XT 5-speed brakes lockup
  160. ('01-'02) Hesitation under load
  161. ('01-'02) Power lack gt
  162. ('09-'13) Key Fob & Footwell heater
  163. ('03-'05) Just My Luck
  164. ('06-'08) air con issue?
  165. ('03-'05) HELP! the recall thing broke my axle shaft! Dealer's responsbility??
  166. ('98-'00) Rear wiper switch makes popping noise
  167. ('09-'13) Will the dealer connect to my ecu during an oil change?
  168. ('98-'00) Passenger Power Window halfway works.
  169. ('98-'00) Engine whines during high RPM in gear.
  170. ('03-'05) possible bent valves on Forester. Timing Belt issue?
  171. ('01-'02) CEL P0172 Code
  172. ('06-'08) Whining sound when backing up - automatic
  173. ('98-'00) simple IACV question
  174. 500,000 Km Maintenance Schedule Now Out (for Canada anyway)
  175. ('06-'08) How much "blow by" is too much?
  176. Squeak, Squeak, Squeak
  177. ('01-'02) Inner CV boot
  178. ('09-'13) Clock/radio/interior lights/key fob dead part 2
  179. ('01-'02) Weird Shaking
  180. ('03-'05) Buzzing noise when accelerating
  181. ('01-'02) Check Engine Light, 2002 Forester
  182. ('09-'13) Wind / whining noise from wheel?!? Not supposed to be bearing
  183. ('09-'13) Tranny oil + Differential oil+ plugs + Transfer case oil change?
  184. ('03-'05) Rebuilt injectors
  185. ('03-'05) Solid Engine Lt + Possible Coolant Leak (Forester 04)
  186. 2001 Forester, 200K km, is falling apart
  187. ('03-'05) Cure torque bind by flushing transmission?
  188. ('06-'08) Replacing belts?
  189. ('98-'00) Loud noise coming from rear.
  190. ('98-'00) PO170 out of the blue!
  191. ('06-'08) Drivers side pop and grind noise
  192. ('03-'05) Power ports/Cig lighters aren't working
  193. ('09-'13) cautionary tale re oil and warranty
  194. ('03-'05) rear door handle doesn't work?
  195. ('09-'13) New air filter... is that normal for the old one?
  196. ('09-'13) Fender Crease between wheel well and front door
  197. ('98-'00) Could loose valves cause a sporadic misfire?
  198. Temp gauge sending unit 98 forester
  199. ('98-'00) Valves?
  200. ('03-'05) What items should be changed along with the timing belt?
  201. ('03-'05) 2003 forester heat/ac is always coming out of vents even when off!
  202. ('03-'05) WIll not take fuel, pump cuts off
  203. ('01-'02) Looking for the best head gaskets, pls advise
  204. ('09-'13) Oil change on slight incline
  205. ('06-'08) Please. - Got my 2007 na foz all nice and muddy and wet
  206. ('09-'13) '09 XT Spark plugs
  207. ('98-'00) Hesitation when accelerating.
  208. ('09-'13) 2010 Subaru Forester - PCV Valve oil leak
  209. ('06-'08) How to replace Fuel Pressure Regulator
  210. ('03-'05) Blueish Smoke??? HELP!!
  211. ('06-'08) Whomp whomp whomp... new noise...
  212. ('98-'00) forester leaking oil near oil filter? (pics!)
  213. ('06-'08) Burning rubber smell during rain?
  214. My dreaded CEL..... again
  215. ('03-'05) Adjusting wastegate actuator ('04 XT)
  216. new to subaru, awd - any advice / guidelines?
  217. My horn don't toot!
  218. ('09-'13) Weird Rattle
  219. ('09-'13) A/C compressor issue
  220. ('03-'05) Strange problems. mounts maybe? 04 xt
  221. some cel codes and limp mode?
  222. (All Years) OIL: What do you use & for how long?
  223. ('06-'08) proof of cabin air filter absurdity
  224. ('09-'13) 2010 throws DTC of P0453 and then resets
  225. ('09-'13) labor costs for 30k maintenance
  226. ('03-'05) Bad vibration under load
  227. ('06-'08) OBD port not responding...
  228. ('98-'00) Coolant issue 2K forester
  229. ('09-'13) Flashing CEL
  230. ('03-'05) How long do timing belts really last?
  231. ('98-'00) Could this be why my Check Engine light is on?
  232. ('03-'05) FXT: CEL + cruise control flashing
  233. (All Years) I'm going to ask this here...
  234. NH representin' with questions
  235. ('06-'08) 06 Forester XT Replacing Fuel Pump/Fuel Filter
  236. ('03-'05) P1312 car dying
  237. ('03-'05) New member, new (used) Forester, (potentially dumb) question
  238. ('03-'05) 2004 forester can not start
  239. ('06-'08) Front A/F Ratio Sensor Continuously Failing
  240. ('09-'13) cruise control taking off
  241. ('01-'02) Transmission issue .....
  242. ('03-'05) Intermittent vibration
  243. ('98-'00) 2000 Forester Fuel/Gas tank interchange
  244. ('06-'08) Broke down, replaced fuel pump now won't start!
  245. ('03-'05) Tune-Up questions
  246. ('98-'00) Shaking, Burning and Hot...
  247. ('98-'00) Fuel Guage stops working
  248. ('01-'02) 01 SF5 (smoking on idle)
  249. ('98-'00) TPS question - please advise
  250. ('98-'00) Forester rumble/vibration sound but no shake?