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  1. ('06-'08) Rubbing/Whining Noise when hitting bumps or uneven Surface
  2. ('06-'08) Vibration
  3. ('98-'00) 98 Forester DOHC started knocking
  4. ('06-'08) Stranded in Canada! Good battery-car died and will not start
  5. ('03-'05) Fuel Pump?
  6. ('09-'13) 2010 Forester engine stalls when clutch is pressed in
  7. Third party warranty/repair?
  8. ('03-'05) EGR Valve
  9. Exhaust Leak at/near engine, 2000 Forester
  10. ('03-'05) Whoosh noise from engine bay
  11. ('01-'02) Need a second opinion.
  12. ('03-'05) Headlight washer not working
  13. Need Help Diagnosing Grinding Noise!
  14. Help! Engine keeps cutting out
  15. ('09-'13) Anybody have problems with FRAM oil filters?
  16. ('98-'00) Head gasket issues
  17. ('03-'05) Might have blown head gaskets, help please.
  18. ('06-'08) Odd remote start behavior - Cold weather
  19. ('03-'05) steering rack seals?
  20. 04 XT Wind Noise
  21. ('09-'13) What should I be paying?
  22. ('98-'00) Terrible Trunk Noises!
  23. ('06-'08) No Start, No shift.
  24. ('98-'00) Very tiny fine cracks in the top of radiator!
  25. ('03-'05) can u mix synth oil w a non synth oil?
  26. (All Years) Need some help understanding “dealership” policy
  27. Fuel injection service for my 2001 Forester
  28. ('09-'13) 2012 Clutch Behavior
  29. ('09-'13) Idle stutter on 2012 Forester X with 5MT
  30. ('98-'00) Problems shifting into drive- getting stuck in Nuetral
  31. ('09-'13) Oil question
  32. ('03-'05) 02 sensor Heater Circuit issue
  33. ('03-'05) 04' XT - burning plastic smell???
  34. ('01-'02) So are my head gaskets finally leaking?
  35. ('09-'13) Center Seat Belt Roof Mount Help
  36. ('06-'08) grunt noise at near stop
  37. ('06-'08) Left Rear Wheel Area Rattle
  38. ('98-'00) Maintenance at 70k miles on 2000
  39. ('06-'08) Tire light,Brake light
  40. ('01-'02) Forester backfiring
  41. ('98-'00) 1998 Forester Occasionally Won't Start
  42. ('98-'00) Terrible month
  43. Gas smell that goes away
  44. ('98-'00) NO Signals PLZZZ HELP
  45. ('06-'08) Questions about my concerns...
  46. ('01-'02) 02 160k hesitation and running rough
  47. ('03-'05) P0301 and shaking shaking
  48. (All Years) Front end rattle on bumps, inner tie-rod?
  49. ('06-'08) 07' FORESTER KEYLESS entry unlocks but won't unlock
  50. ('09-'13) Paying for Subaru Extended Factory Warranty 3yr + 3yr (Y or N)
  51. ('01-'02) need help
  52. Dash Problem
  53. ('03-'05) REAR differential noise
  54. gas tank leak- replace or can it be fixed?
  55. ('09-'13) Scary when the service guy gets concerned [CE,TC, CC]
  56. ('09-'13) Burning valves on Forester 10' gasoline with LPG
  57. Bought 1998 Forester w/ 170K
  58. ('98-'00) Rear Defrost button locks tailgate! Huh?
  59. ('03-'05) Blown radiator hose, questions
  60. ('01-'02) Oil in spark plug hole
  61. ('03-'05) 2003 Forester XS MT: Screeching in the morning/starts after sitting..
  62. ('98-'00) 2000 Overheating problem: Confirm my suspicions
  63. ('98-'00) Forester 2000 running issues/head gasket replacement
  64. ('09-'13) Adjust radio while in motion?
  65. 2011 Subaru Forester 9000 mile SAD review!
  66. windshield noise
  67. ('98-'00) Apparently I bought the Fozzy from Hell!
  68. ('06-'08) Power steering pump dying?
  69. ('06-'08) Header wrap cause Hi engine coolant heat?
  70. ('03-'05) oil pan replacement
  71. (All Years) Newer Forester
  72. ('03-'05) Tech Tip: Subaru DTC P0011 and Excess Smoke From Tail Pipe
  73. ('01-'02) Timing Belt Question
  74. ('03-'05) engine pull questions
  75. ('98-'00) Thumping noise up front on 99 Forester L
  76. ('01-'02) Slight Throttle/ cruising Hesitation.
  77. ('01-'02) A cry out for help! Air flow sensor problems :(
  78. (All Years) 1996 Toyota Camry Problems :(
  79. ('03-'05) Need Advice: Need New Engine?!?
  80. Remove intake to change filter??
  81. ('98-'00) P0446 fault code, will not stay running
  82. ('03-'05) 2004 e brake light question
  83. ('98-'00) forester s turbo running rough
  84. ('03-'05) 120K mi Maintenance
  85. ('03-'05) inner tie rod?
  86. ('03-'05) Doing spark plug seals, what else?
  87. ('03-'05) Found an XT with bad turbo, help!?
  88. ('09-'13) P0435 Code - Dealer Replacing Pressure Control Solenoid Valve (p/n 42084FG020)
  89. ('03-'05) Is this bad? Head gasket/ valve cover leaking
  90. AHHH coolant leaking out of radiator!!! and maybe worse!
  91. General Maintenance (catching up)
  92. ('01-'02) Broken Front-End Repair
  93. ('09-'13) Just installed an AEM DryFlow engine air filter
  94. ('09-'13) Spark plugs
  95. ('09-'13) Hatch Leaking no sunroof
  96. ('03-'05) Heat Blower not working this morning ...BURRRR
  97. ('09-'13) Seat Belt
  98. ('03-'05) Front Wheel Spin
  99. ('98-'00) Mechanical Wizard give me your prediction
  100. Instructions to Replace the AC Evaporator
  101. ('03-'05) Torque Bind
  102. ('01-'02) 01 Forester Problems
  103. ('98-'00) Am I on the right track?
  104. ('01-'02) Power steering flush?
  105. ('03-'05) Gasoline Smell in Cabin During Startup
  106. ('98-'00) buzzing noise from rear 02 sensor?
  107. ('03-'05) Replace wheel bearing or buy knuckle & hub?
  108. ('01-'02) Need Advice
  109. ('01-'02) shop manual
  110. ('01-'02) Rear Trailing Arms and bushings
  111. ('03-'05) wheel sticks to center hub
  112. ('03-'05) Radiator Problems (whats new)
  113. ('03-'05) 2003 forester 2.5x No heat from heater
  114. What is this sensor?
  115. ('98-'00) My car knows I'm about to sell her
  116. ('98-'00) Fuel Tank Strap Bolts - Anybody Remember Which are Which?
  117. ('98-'00) I Smell Coolant
  118. ('06-'08) Blinking AT oil temp and solid ABS
  119. (All Years) Anyone have a Subaru Technical Subscription?
  120. ('98-'00) Cruise/fuel issues with '98 Aussie GT Forester
  121. ('01-'02) 01' Forester - HG replaced and it's almost immediately overheating again.
  122. ('09-'13) 09 XT with 36K miles, dealer says I need an oil flush?!
  123. ('98-'00) Huge clunk when downshifting hot
  124. ('03-'05) 04 FXT P0302 Cylinder 2, Low vaccum
  125. ('09-'13) Need help with replacing the Aux port and console lid 09 FXT
  126. ('03-'05) Thermometer malfunction/no function
  127. electrical issues
  128. 2012 XT; 1400 miles Trans already went up
  129. ('03-'05) Clunking Sound over bumps at low speeds. ***.
  130. ('03-'05) Oil leak in 2003 Forester.
  131. ('09-'13) '09 X cat converter heat shield, warranty?
  132. ('03-'05) Possible to Crack Radiator During Timing Belt Replacement
  133. '05 forester turbo problems
  134. ('01-'02) Axle replaced now engine leaking/overheating
  135. ('09-'13) '10 driveshaft noise
  136. Service Ripoff?
  137. 2003 Forester Gas Gage trouble
  138. ('03-'05) Driveline binding or hill holder?
  139. ('09-'13) Is this a Starter issue?
  140. ('98-'00) Overheating, please advice.
  141. ('98-'00) Forester S fuel leak under AND inside car
  142. ('98-'00) 2000 Forester - Wheel Bearing Replacement History
  143. ('03-'05) Coolant problem: circulation issue?
  144. ('06-'08) Grr.. help! Lower lock nut for accessory belt-
  145. ('98-'00) No power under load
  146. ('98-'00) Help, CEL P0156 P0156 P0063 P0136
  147. ('03-'05) Fog Lights Not Coming On
  148. ('09-'13) rookie subaru question. what does subaru call this plastic piece?
  149. ('01-'02) Drive Shaft Replacement
  150. ('03-'05) Gear oil question
  151. ('01-'02) Help Desperate! Bad Shake at 50 MPH
  152. Rotten eggs?
  153. ('98-'00) Radiator replacement?coolant smell, 2000 Forester LE
  154. ('03-'05) GPL (LPG) switch doesn't work
  155. ('03-'05) Is something wrong?
  156. ('09-'13) Seals and moisture
  157. ('98-'00) Alright guys.. i'm stumped... P1325 code
  158. ('98-'00) '00 Forester Wont Start, No Dash Lights, Battery Good
  159. ('06-'08) clciking sound on startup
  160. ('01-'02) Immobiliser issues
  161. So i put my xt on the lift today...
  162. ('03-'05) We have your test results sir - you may want to sit down
  163. ('06-'08) '06 XT Upper Radiator Hose leaking again...
  164. ('03-'05) Handbrake light and lone screw
  165. ('03-'05) 4EAT shifter noise when stopping/accelerating
  166. (All Years) How to test radiator fan relay & motor functionality?
  167. "the Forester Money Pit"...is it worth it??
  168. ('06-'08) Code reader problem. Help
  169. ('09-'13) 2012 Screen/Radio doesn't turn off/delayed
  170. ('09-'13) Have a rumbling noise coming from under the front end - and can feel it while driving
  171. ('98-'00) Cat issue - is the mechanic right?
  172. ('06-'08) Slow power window
  173. repair vs sell
  174. ('98-'00) Wipers Slapping (top and bottom) please help
  175. ('01-'02) Torque bearing noise?
  176. ('01-'02) 2002 Subaru forester Radio Problem
  177. ('98-'00) 98 Foz really random lock/unlock while driving or parked.
  178. ('09-'13) Must use cerified Suby tech or void warranty? true?
  179. ('03-'05) P0691 Code
  180. 2001 Catalytic Converter pROBLEMS
  181. ('01-'02) ABS light on/off
  182. ('06-'08) Check condition of manual transmission mounts
  183. ('01-'02) Very Rough Running, Backfiring, Shuddering, Loss Of Power... WTH?
  184. Idle Air Control Valve
  185. ('06-'08) Vibration at sharp turns HELP!
  186. Gas - Hard to Fill
  187. temperture guage
  188. ('03-'05) Loss of heater controls
  189. 2010 Forester with oil/exhaust smell coming from engine
  190. '00 Forester: battery's good, but won't turn over
  191. ('98-'00) Burning oil smell, but oil level is fine-please Help
  192. ('09-'13) 2011 Forester Coolant system air bleed procedure
  193. 2011 Forester Repair / Service manual
  194. ('03-'05) shattered camshaft pulley ...Advice please
  195. ('98-'00) Sputtering & Backfiring from intake box.
  196. (All Years) brown dirt around air conditioning compressor?
  197. ('03-'05) 04FXT anyone else have this climate control issue?
  198. ('09-'13) replaced battery and now
  199. ('09-'13) Rusted muffler clamps in brand new 2012 Forester
  200. A/C Oil
  201. ('98-'00) 99' Forester - 95% Complete Manual Swap - Vehicle Speed Sensor - 2 or 3 wire?
  202. ('01-'02) Oil Pan cover... will this work?
  203. ('09-'13) Diesel Engine Oil
  204. ('09-'13) 2010: Steering pump noise, sinking brake pedal
  205. ('06-'08) Fuel filter replacement
  206. ('09-'13) Slide whistle tone while accelerating
  207. ('01-'02) Car Alarm/Key Fob
  208. ('09-'13) Three Strikes Your OUT!
  209. ('03-'05) Cranks but won't start
  210. ('03-'05) Radiator Top Tank leaking
  211. ('09-'13) '10 Forester replace ATF & gear oil
  212. ('09-'13) Check Engine and Others
  213. ('03-'05) Sell the car or replace engine?
  214. ('06-'08) Mass Air Flow Need
  215. ('98-'00) Flashing "check engine"light
  216. ('03-'05) Perhaps a sensor?
  217. ('98-'00) 1999 Subaru Forester L, where is the neutral safety switch?
  218. p/s pulley movement
  219. help: dead fozy
  220. Help for a ScoobNoob?
  221. ('03-'05) Torx bit size for front diff?
  222. ('03-'05) Limited slip additive for lsd or not?
  223. ('98-'00) Desperately Need Help With Vent Valve!
  224. ('01-'02) ac belt problem
  225. ('98-'00) issue w/ outside temp indicator in '09 and BIU
  226. ('03-'05) Should i add a tranny additive?
  227. ('01-'02) will turn over but wont start and run!!
  228. ('98-'00) Random engine noise
  229. ('03-'05) ABS sensor install rear 2004 XT
  230. ('09-'13) 2011 Transmission Issue - Spins and Lurches
  231. ('01-'02) overcharge for parts
  232. ('09-'13) 2011 forester 5MT notches and finally grinds
  233. ('09-'13) '10 Transmission Pan Sealant?
  234. ('03-'05) Burnt oil smell after new valve cover gaskets.
  235. ('09-'13) getting the Forester on 4 jack stands
  236. ('98-'00) Wheel bearing?
  237. ('03-'05) Torque Bind
  238. 98 forester wont start
  239. ('06-'08) Fair price for timing belt service??
  240. ('06-'08) fuel filler neck questions...
  241. ('06-'08) Forester 2.5 X 87500km Service (South Africa)
  242. (All Years) How to avoid sticking air valves....?
  243. ('03-'05) 04 FXT Burning smell at idle after highway driving
  244. ('03-'05) P0301 after oil change?
  245. ('98-'00) At Oil Temp flashes/tac goes crazy/temp gauge flies past the H/dies
  246. ('09-'13) 2010 Forester - Back Hatch ??
  247. ('06-'08) Alternator noise replacement help
  248. ('09-'13) 2011 Fozzie (non-Turbo) delayed acceleration / rough shifting
  249. 2000 Forester L Door Ajar Light
  250. ('09-'13) Squeeking belt sound