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  1. ('03-'05) 2004 FXT Compression Test?
  2. ('98-'00) 1998 Forester Power Steering Going?
  3. ('09-'13) both headlights (low beam only) out - any thoughts?
  4. ('01-'02) Radiator coolant low: Slow depletion, or leak...?
  5. ('09-'13) Tube comes off. Oil lost.
  6. ('98-'00) forester - Several issues - 1999
  7. ('03-'05) Ran out of gas??
  8. ('03-'05) Squealing and very hard to turn steering wheel when it's cold out
  9. ('09-'13) Squeal on cold starts (-15'C and colder)
  10. ('06-'08) Slight whine from the engine?
  11. ('03-'05) Gear Oil
  12. ('03-'05) oil level - too high?
  13. ('06-'08) Fuel smell, rear driver's door area (No, it's not cold start!)
  14. ('98-'00) Help!! 98 subaru forester sifting issues??
  15. 05 Forester complete fluid change
  16. ('98-'00) Overheating
  17. ('03-'05) Tire rods are possibly on their way out..? I need your thoughts and advice please!
  18. ('03-'05) 105K check
  19. ('98-'00) Chunks of metal in oil pan?
  20. ('09-'13) 2010 Trans squick during shift.
  21. ('09-'13) Clunking suspension
  22. ('03-'05) 04 FXT AC relay
  23. ('09-'13) Fuel Door Lever Freezes
  24. Trunk Hatch Lock Stuck on 2003 forester
  25. Wrong oil filter?
  26. ('03-'05) Low Boost? Need Help
  27. ('03-'05) Key fobs not working on 03 Forester
  28. ('03-'05) Sweet smell of broken Forester
  29. ('01-'02) Dash Lights Flash and Car Dies
  30. ('01-'02) Timing belt tensioner....
  31. ('03-'05) A puzzling smell
  32. ('98-'00) Help Please, Newbie - OVERheating Forester
  33. ('09-'13) 2011 cold start issues
  34. ('09-'13) 2010 Forester dimming lights at idle
  35. ('03-'05) Exhaust shield rattle... $450!!!
  36. ('98-'00) Burning Smell after warming up
  37. ('06-'08) Blown AC blower wiring harness
  38. ('98-'00) Heater Core?
  39. ('03-'05) 2003 Subaru Overheating
  40. ('01-'02) Forester, smelling gas
  41. ('09-'13) Subaru Mainenance Plan, Warranty, Total Care Protection - Worth it?
  42. ('98-'00) Chugging and almost stalled at light
  43. mixing funnels
  44. ('09-'13) Oil change question for 2.5 limited 2011 Forester
  45. ('09-'13) 2011 Forester side mirror issues
  46. ('03-'05) 03 N/A MT intermittent power loss
  47. ('98-'00) 99 Subaru with P0420 code
  48. ('09-'13) 2009 Forester - Windsheild wiper fluid not working
  49. ('09-'13) Replaced air filter with aftermarket (K&N) and noticed...
  50. ('03-'05) '05 FXT 5MT Speedometer not working
  51. ('01-'02) 01 forester no start
  52. ('09-'13) replacement windshield noise
  53. ('98-'00) missing
  54. ('98-'00) Name that part!
  55. ('03-'05) Engine rod knock? Clogged pre catalytic converter?
  56. (All Years) PVP Royal Admin Warranty
  57. (All Years) Steering vibration/shudder
  58. ('98-'00) forester blows cold air
  59. ('98-'00) Help with timing belt tensioner - 98 Forester
  60. ('03-'05) power steering pump and rack issue
  61. ('03-'05) Oxygen sensor or cat?
  62. New 2011 2.5X with 5 speed MT - oil change frequency
  63. ('06-'08) 60k Service - Dealer or Independent?
  64. ('03-'05) Did I break my moonroof already?
  65. ('98-'00) SF 150k service?
  66. ('09-'13) AC/Heat fan works on high only.
  67. ('03-'05) P0302 - but not plugs or coil....
  68. ('09-'13) 2011 Forester AC clutch noise
  69. ('06-'08) HELP - Flood water in engine - running rough
  70. ('98-'00) 2000 Forester Auto Transmission Problems
  71. ('06-'08) heard steady whistle after stopped
  72. ('03-'05) SG Freaking Oil Dipstick
  73. ('03-'05) Engine rattle at cold start
  74. ('06-'08) Finding Fozzie's Service History.
  75. ('03-'05) 2005 n/a 2.5 p0131 p2097
  76. ('09-'13) Oil pan heaters
  77. ('03-'05) Oil Leak Under Engine - Contains Pics - Please Help
  78. Knock Sensor CEL
  79. ('01-'02) CEL on - Running rich!
  80. RPM gauge is dead on my 2006 forester.
  81. ('03-'05) Forester XT 2004 blinking cruise solid system light
  82. ('06-'08) Temperature Rises at High Speed
  83. ('06-'08) Can't change the vent selector
  84. ('09-'13) Vcd light on+cel light on+cruise light blinking = ???
  85. ('01-'02) where is my MAF?
  86. ('98-'00) T/tb 1997 running rough
  87. ('03-'05) Creaking/squeaking when headlights are on
  88. ('03-'05) Cooling fan runs a lot
  89. ('03-'05) Windshield Wiper Stays Up
  90. ('98-'00) 98 2.5l Forester & Legacy the same?
  91. ('03-'05) Moonroof replacement in Boston, MA
  92. ('06-'08) Losing Radio settings.
  93. ('06-'08) CHECK ENGINE light on; CRUISE indicator flashes
  94. Ice Jamming my door
  95. ('06-'08) Frozen alernator?
  96. ('09-'13) Man Trans 2011 Forester 2.5x - Grinding noise in 2nd gear
  97. ('01-'02) 2002 FORESTER no compression 2.5 sohc
  98. ('03-'05) Price of AT servicing and differential servicing?
  99. Unusual Maintenance Recommendations
  100. ('03-'05) Check Engine Light CEL turned off by itself
  101. ('03-'05) Not your typical coolant to reservoir overflow problem...
  102. ('09-'13) Shudder on bends - what is it?
  103. ('03-'05) Rear wiper blade replacement?
  104. ('03-'05) Radiator Fan question
  105. Intermittant cold weather interior fuel smell
  106. ('01-'02) "Bouncing" idle RPM
  107. Changing oil on 2011 Forester?
  108. Manufacturer Warranty Valid for used Subarus?
  109. ('01-'02) Problem With Pinging
  110. ('03-'05) Help quick. Need second opinions.
  111. AT Temp Light Jolts HELP PLEASE
  112. ('03-'05) major oil leak
  113. ('09-'13) 2009 Forester 30K Mile Service Cost?
  114. ('09-'13) Outback 2.0 Boxer Diesel - Cold Start Clatter
  115. (All Years) Cooling fans override switch
  116. ('98-'00) wiring diagram
  117. ('98-'00) Help! 2000 SF is dead! (no spark!)
  118. ('01-'02) Torque Converter Lock-Up
  119. ('06-'08) Oil in spark plug wells
  120. ('98-'00) AC compressor wires
  121. ('06-'08) A/C belt replacement
  122. ('01-'02) Power steering pump: OEM or remanufactured?
  123. ('06-'08) 2008 Head gasket photo - leaking?
  124. ('01-'02) ABS light came on, and stayed on in my 2001 Forester
  125. ('03-'05) Can you drive safely drive a Forester with a busted turbo?
  126. ('09-'13) 0-W-20 Oil
  127. ('03-'05) Did I kill my Forester?
  128. Service question
  129. ('09-'13) How to break in your new Forester
  130. ('09-'13) Is the tranny covered by the powertrain warranty?
  131. ('98-'00) Parking lights relay/control module
  132. ('03-'05) Unknown Squeak
  133. ('09-'13) Moonroof? rattle when closed
  134. ('03-'05) Blinking Cruise + CEL = ???
  135. ('98-'00) 2000 Forester Gas Tank
  136. ('03-'05) Creaking front end - not suspension
  137. ('01-'02) Front Diff Dipstick won't go back in
  138. ('06-'08) 60,000 MI Service. Most Important Things to get done?
  139. ('03-'05) Burning Since New
  140. ('03-'05) Jack Hammer in the Engine
  141. ('03-'05) Bent Rear Struts
  142. ('09-'13) Mystery noise
  143. ('09-'13) Xw30 or Xw40 for XT oil of choice??
  144. ('06-'08) transmission fluid tip
  145. ('98-'00) AWD on a '98 Forester
  146. ('03-'05) Temperature Gauge is moving
  147. ('03-'05) battery fine, wont start
  148. ('09-'13) 2010 forester - cabin air filter repair time
  149. ('09-'13) Engine Off Noise Under Car
  150. ('98-'00) will a small hole in the front cat pipe affect boost?
  151. ('03-'05) Random stall cold weather & wont start
  152. ('98-'00) Loud Clacking Noise
  153. ('03-'05) rear suspension started creaking in low temp?
  154. ('09-'13) Long block on order, engine failure - 2009 Forester XT LTD 18,000
  155. ('98-'00) Forester S/tb Auto 1997 just a problem
  156. ('01-'02) reverse problem
  157. ('01-'02) Hard to shift into gears... help
  158. ('09-'13) My engine is knocking more and more
  159. Yikes, mud!
  160. ('03-'05) Running Hot...Not Overheating....Yet
  161. ('06-'08) Forester 08' - remote and horn beeping after.
  162. ('01-'02) cylinder 2 misfiring oh noes
  163. ('98-'00) Rack & Pinion drama
  164. ('09-'13) !!!water leakage problem! PLZ read!
  165. ('06-'08) manuel transmission oil capacitiy
  166. ('01-'02) Help finding no power to horn pre clockspring
  167. ('98-'00) Blown Head Gasket?
  168. ('98-'00) Stalling problem (was: Vibeguy)
  169. ('03-'05) 04 FXT 80k: CEL/acceleration problem
  170. My Ultra Gauge showed I...(P0139)
  171. ('03-'05) Replacing head gasket, should I bother with new pistons because of slapping?
  172. ('98-'00) gas pump keeps clicking off like its full
  173. ('01-'02) starting problems
  174. ('98-'00) 99 Forester running like crap (p0130)
  175. ('06-'08) Code p2442 p2443 14828AA030 secondary air valve
  176. ('03-'05) How likely..
  177. ('03-'05) Whistling sound from engine - NA Forester
  178. Help from Paradise
  179. ('06-'08) '07 Auto Foz lunging
  180. ('09-'13) 2010 outback boxer diesel warning symbols
  181. ('06-'08) Heater Blow Not
  182. ('01-'02) intermittent missing
  183. ('09-'13) Clicking/Locking noise when accelerating in the morning during temps below 20F
  184. ('03-'05) Weird cold start problem
  185. ('98-'00) Overheating on my way to Tahoe
  186. ('09-'13) Heater rises engine RPMs
  187. all years sensor poll
  188. 2004 Forester Blower motor
  189. ('03-'05) 05 xt squeal at 80+mph?
  190. ('09-'13) Vibrations at High Speeds
  191. ('03-'05) Very Low IDLE 04 FXT
  192. ('03-'05) 2002 Forester is smoking when heat is on
  193. ('03-'05) Engine kick/sputter
  194. ('09-'13) Long Crank Time on 2011
  195. ('01-'02) Major Front end shimmy under load PLZ help!
  196. ('98-'00) engine lights and fuel level sensors
  197. ('03-'05) Vibration when decelerating and when at Idle. HELP!
  198. ('09-'13) Besides "clatter" I now have an engine knock when cold
  199. ('03-'05) Think I made a mistake?
  200. ('03-'05) Another Piston Slap Thread. How bad is too bad?
  201. ('98-'00) coolant problem
  202. ('98-'00) High mileage oil filters - worth the extra cost?
  203. ('01-'02) Fan rattling under dash (right side)
  204. ('01-'02) Foggy windows.
  205. ('03-'05) Huge Coolant Leak!!
  206. ('98-'00) cel code P0440??
  207. ('06-'08) Used 2006 Base Model - Shuddering.
  208. ('98-'00) '98 DOHC Timing Issues
  209. ('06-'08) Well I'm an idiot. (alternator tension lever bolt)
  210. ('98-'00) Curse of the green dye - AC compressor problem
  211. ('01-'02) question about coolant level
  212. ('98-'00) Yet another over-heating quandary
  213. ('06-'08) Forester Brakes Kevlar?
  214. ('98-'00) Fuel pump fail!!!
  215. ('09-'13) Loud engine rattle when very cold 1st 2 seconds 2011
  216. ('03-'05) No codes, engine won't put down power! Turbo?
  217. Problem Knocking/Grinding/Squeal!
  218. ('01-'02) gasoline smell in 2001 Forester n/a
  219. ('03-'05) '05 XT turbo gone wrong
  220. ('98-'00) Subaru Forester S metallic clicking noise at idle
  221. ('98-'00) Scored bearings and a warranty...
  222. ('06-'08) Brake light comes on driving after cold start
  223. ('03-'05) Oil question
  224. ('01-'02) water drips from light/clock console
  225. ('06-'08) External smells entering car
  226. ('01-'02) Installing a new cat tomorrow
  227. ('03-'05) Forester w/ Cold Feet
  228. ('98-'00) Is she worth saving...
  229. ('98-'00) Low gas indicator light problems
  230. ('03-'05) Fixing leaking fuel/gas line
  231. Forester Furnace!
  232. ('06-'08) A little rant!
  233. ('03-'05) check out my rack
  234. ('98-'00) Erratic CEL and AT Oil Temp
  235. ('98-'00) Burping the system - bubbles keep coming
  236. ('03-'05) Oil reservoir = oil pan?
  237. The noob is bummed.... Wobble in the rear.
  238. ('01-'02) sluggish turn-over after warm?
  239. ('03-'05) 2003 Forester Oil Leak (BAD) Help
  240. ('01-'02) Where do I look for coolant/oil leak on engine
  241. ('09-'13) can i use after market coolant?
  242. ('01-'02) Upstream O2 Sensor thread size
  243. ('01-'02) Something to look for when cruise control is not working
  244. ('06-'08) Wobbling sound from rear right tire
  245. ('09-'13) Low Beam Headlight Problem
  246. ('03-'05) OIL Change
  247. ('03-'05) New sube, a couple problems
  248. Driver Heated Seat Not working
  249. ('98-'00) Forester broke down need opinions
  250. turbo troubles. HELP PLEASE