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  1. ('98-'00) knock sensor questions help plz
  2. ('03-'05) Noise from car with cold start
  3. ('06-'08) oil change question here...
  4. ('98-'00) forester radiator
  5. ('06-'08) Trouble shootin'
  6. ('09-'13) manual transmission oil
  7. ('03-'05) Won't start after sitting - Mechanic advice?
  8. Hello everyone! I have an airbag light question....
  9. ('03-'05) Window stopped working - Regulator/Motor replacement
  10. ('98-'00) Rattling underneath
  11. ('09-'13) TSB11-115-12 ECM Reprogramming
  12. ('09-'13) forester recall 09 - 12
  13. high pitch squeal shortly after starting engine
  14. ('03-'05) '04 XS Turns over and then stalls...
  15. What fluids are recomended
  16. ('06-'08) Transmission pan leaks...leaks....leaks
  17. wobble/vibration under load 2002 forester
  18. ('06-'08) Water leak under door
  19. ('03-'05) Checking my fluid levels for the first time.. but wheres the tranny dipstick?
  20. ('06-'08) Ice build up above exhaust
  21. ('01-'02) Cruise Control Fix
  22. ('09-'13) Rear seat belt recall WQA-37
  23. ('01-'02) Oerheating after remanufactured engine install
  24. Stuck in park!
  25. Windshield visibility sucks in my field of vision
  26. ('09-'13) Power Steering Howl
  27. ('09-'13) Potential risks/damages associated with brutal treatment of front suspension/tire
  28. Just bought Forester and it won't start
  29. ('03-'05) Clock backlight, radio circuit goes off intermittently
  30. ('98-'00) OBD II Reader?
  31. ('98-'00) Any Advice? Black smoke, low mpg, and jerking car.
  32. 2006 forester problems
  33. ('03-'05) CEL P0011 P0021 power loss, need help
  34. ('03-'05) Checking control arms
  35. ('01-'02) cold start problem (not the battery)
  36. Water Pump Replacement
  37. ('01-'02) What is this oil drain plug?
  38. ('09-'13) Forester not starting
  39. ('09-'13) Rear diff fluid change?
  40. ('98-'00) cruise control question
  41. ('03-'05) 04 XT Auto: fixed fuel leak, now get P1714 code.
  42. ('98-'00) Steering pump interchangeability?
  43. ('98-'00) 99 Forester belt probs after Midas timing belt job + dealer drive belt/alternator
  44. ('03-'05) Light knock or tap under light load.
  45. Turn Signal Issues
  46. ('03-'05) Failed CA smog... need help and/or a mech
  47. ('98-'00) Overheating problem
  48. ('09-'13) Power Windows - 2011 Forester Columbia
  49. ('98-'00) Out of Nowhere...Very rough idol, lugging down on take off
  50. ('98-'00) P 0440 cel
  51. MY03 - Cold Weather (engine noise), Warm weather (No Noise)
  52. ('03-'05) '04 FXT now sounds like an STI, but not on purpose
  53. ('06-'08) MY '07 X Possible fuel supply issue?
  54. ('06-'08) No more SuperTech oil filters at Wally's?
  55. ('09-'13) pcv replacement
  56. ('03-'05) Cruise Control light flashing and check engine light on even after reset
  57. ('98-'00) misfire code, white smoke, coolant and oil loss
  58. ('09-'13) 2011 Subaru Forester fuel neck problem
  59. ('98-'00) New HG still overheating sometimes
  60. ('03-'05) Forester XT battery replacement
  61. Loud Whistle when windy/ highway
  62. ('03-'05) Impreza Parts Match
  63. ('98-'00) Heat / Temperature Gauge
  64. ('06-'08) 2007 Forester LL Bean Spark Plug Torque
  65. ('09-'13) Agip 0w-20 Oil
  66. ('03-'05) Local mech. said ONLY $290 for timing belt YaY!
  67. $10 local Subaru dealer oil change
  68. ('09-'13) Block heater failure??
  69. (All Years) $30 now to save $5000 later...
  70. ('03-'05) CEL code P2088 on my 04 XT
  71. ('09-'13) Burning Smell
  72. ('98-'00) Cooling fans and Ac do not come on
  73. (All Years) Does Your Dealer Use Subaru Oil?
  74. ('03-'05) P0302
  75. ('03-'05) clicking noise below when letting off accelerator
  76. ('09-'13) 2011 Forester - crackling/popping sound when engine is off and idling
  77. ('98-'00) SF Forester T/TB Check Engine Light *intermittent*
  78. ('06-'08) Clutch noise
  79. 2011 xt has a shudder while in idle?
  80. ('03-'05) Dies on Startup
  81. (All Years) Steering Noise
  82. 2001 headgaskets
  83. ('03-'05) Car Stalling Problem
  84. ('03-'05) 2003 MAF sensor location & cleaning
  85. ('01-'02) piston pin access cover is leaking oil
  86. ('03-'05) hatch
  87. ('98-'00) help doing a decent tuneup
  88. ('98-'00) Timing belt broke, now a misfire?
  89. ('03-'05) Pulls left under power, right off power
  90. ('98-'00) OBD2 reader won't communicate
  91. ('01-'02) CV Axle Noise When Driving at Highway Speed???
  92. New Subaru - problems. Please help.
  93. ('01-'02) Transmission Fluid Questions
  94. ('09-'13) 09+ Which Vacuum Line for Seafoam(Top Engine Cleaner)?
  95. ('03-'05) Air conditioner
  96. (All Years) should I do a transmission flush with 50,000mi
  97. Help. Noise under drive.
  98. ('09-'13) Flashing Outside Temperature Light
  99. **urgent recall notice**
  100. ('01-'02) motor vibration 1500 rpms and above ***!
  101. ('06-'08) Left front wheel bearing
  102. ('03-'05) Dripping fluid, is it engine oil?
  103. ('98-'00) Alternator and AC belt replacement
  104. ('98-'00) Right part #, wrong part?
  105. ('98-'00) 99 forester Head Gaskets
  106. ('98-'00) 1998 misfires if parked outside and rain
  107. Clutch pedal sticking down after clutch replacement
  108. 2003 foz - loud noise while driving - in rear
  109. ('98-'00) Hard shifting when cold
  110. ('01-'02) 01 5 speed..strange noise? trans..clutch?
  111. ('03-'05) Alignment/Tie Rod Issue?
  112. ('98-'00) intermittent starting problems
  113. ('09-'13) timing belt parts
  114. ('01-'02) Exactly where is that OBD2 port?
  115. ('06-'08) Cat converter below efficiency - Eng. light still on!
  116. ('98-'00) random cut out
  117. Timing Belt Questions
  118. ('09-'13) MPG dropped after brake line replacement
  119. Mechanic says I shouldnt worry about Wrist Pin slap
  120. ('09-'13) black paint
  121. Filler vent valve questions
  122. "Check Engine" Light Help
  123. ('03-'05) 2004 Forester XT whine *Video*
  124. ('01-'02) IACV Issue??
  125. ('98-'00) Blue Smoke after tune up
  126. ('06-'08) Rough ride with cracking, vibrating, jolting handling
  127. ('98-'00) '97 Forester... some issues
  128. ('03-'05) New used forester, small fluid leak
  129. ('98-'00) 1999 Forester L leaks and drips
  130. ('09-'13) Rust on rear end of drive shaft
  131. ('98-'00) forester s turbo breakdown
  132. ('06-'08) Mildew Odor!!!
  133. ('98-'00) Transmission Whine?
  134. Knocking/Clunking noise from front
  135. ('06-'08) Bucking/hesitation
  136. ('09-'13) front wheel stud replace
  137. ('06-'08) Rear-end noise when turning, LorR more so the tighter the turn.
  138. ('03-'05) 2004 FXT Declining Fuel Economy
  139. ('06-'08) Cylinder 4 Misfire
  140. ('03-'05) Not sure if it's a problem or not?
  141. ('98-'00) 1997 suburu forester issue
  142. ('98-'00) Po102
  143. ('98-'00) barely leaking coolant after I changed waterpump/timing belt
  144. ('98-'00) no crank problem-wiring question...
  145. ('09-'13) Suspension Beginning to Rust...Normal?
  146. ('09-'13) OBD II scanner suggestion
  147. ('03-'05) ECM, ecu, PCM swap
  148. ('03-'05) help !! Thick white smoke out of my exhaust
  149. Adding additives?
  150. ('03-'05) Changing ect
  151. New to Subaru's
  152. ('98-'00) Forester Overheating
  153. ('03-'05) Boost problems
  154. (All Years) Air Fuel Ratio sensors and poor performance..
  155. thumping in rear end
  156. ('98-'00) 99 forester - hot rubbery smell
  157. Newbie with a 99 S
  158. ('03-'05) Overheat-'Cruise' flashing and steady engine light
  159. ('01-'02) Want to keep her forever and ever, but...
  160. ('03-'05) Coolant temp
  161. my new 98 forester
  162. ('98-'00) Arterial coolant spray
  163. 2010 Forester with 10228 miles..Vibrates
  164. ('06-'08) Clutch stopped working after going offroad then started working again
  165. ('98-'00) Engine Overheating, No Warning Lights
  166. ('98-'00) Heated Oxygen Sensor (H2OS) Bank 1 Sensor 2 circuit fuse
  167. ('09-'13) Snow blocks gas filler vent, etc.
  168. engine code
  169. ('98-'00) Turns over but doesn't start, no lights, windows
  170. (All Years) Sticky Starter Motor?
  171. ('03-'05) What Spark Plugs?
  172. ('98-'00) Possible Keyless Entry Problem?after HG job
  173. ('98-'00) ECU Problems after Engine Overheat?
  174. ('98-'00) Still problems
  175. ('09-'13) Car goes haywire after pulling battery
  176. ('98-'00) No start after engine swap
  177. Why change ATF so often?
  178. ('03-'05) FXT Boost then No boost and boost again plus CEL
  179. ('98-'00) Replacement wiper arms
  180. ('98-'00) misfire in #4
  181. MY11 Forester Tumble Generator Valve problem
  182. ('03-'05) Oscillating idle - Can be fatal! Help needed...
  183. Swapped an AT Tranny with 5spd Manual in a FXT03
  184. ('03-'05) Thudding noise, wheel shake
  185. ('06-'08) 06 XT Horrible Miss!
  186. ('03-'05) Cruise Control Blinking with no CEL?
  187. ('03-'05) New member stumbles
  188. ('03-'05) Curios
  189. ('06-'08) Creaking noise after hitting pothole at high speed
  190. ('98-'00) How to fix horn/airbag
  191. ('06-'08) FSXT; major radiator leak
  192. ('03-'05) radiator drain plug improvement
  193. Jack Stands
  194. ('03-'05) '03 Forester Upstream O2 Sensor
  195. ('03-'05) 04' XT - recall and fuel smell
  196. ('03-'05) MY03 Fuel Pump
  197. ('09-'13) Super Coolent Questions
  198. ('09-'13) Did my timing belts....110K miles
  199. ('98-'00) Fuel dripping from thing in picture
  200. ('06-'08) Transfer case clutch
  201. ('98-'00) 2000 Forester L - Completely remove security system
  202. A bit too much service.
  203. ('03-'05) Burning oil smell with no external leak? It gets bad, need help
  204. ('03-'05) What is the current HG brand of choice?
  205. ('09-'13) Transmission Oil Low Again?
  206. Newbie needs help, auto trans not shifting into top gear
  207. Diagnostic port 98 Forester
  208. ('98-'00) No Coolant Flow/No Heat 14k after HG Job
  209. ('98-'00) Head gasket replace start problems
  210. ('98-'00) grinding when acccelerating
  211. ('09-'13) Steering Wheel Vibration (merged thread)
  212. Front differentiator?
  213. ('03-'05) Sporadic Idle, up to 4k, when warming up
  214. ('03-'05) Misfire
  215. ('98-'00) Weird overheating problem, please help!
  216. ('06-'08) Ball Joints
  217. ('06-'08) engine temp readout 200F normal?
  218. ('06-'08) P0031 error codes
  219. ('98-'00) Potential dying power steering pump?
  220. ('03-'05) 03' head gasket leak
  221. ('03-'05) 04' FXT 4EAT feeling sticky while shifting?
  222. blinking dash lights = loose gascap?
  223. ('98-'00) Changed rear oil seal - suby won't shift now
  224. ('01-'02) Knocking or tapping noise from rear during brake
  225. Correct Coolant- Forester 2000
  226. ('03-'05) 04 Forester - AirBag light is on?
  227. ('03-'05) Exhaust squeal?
  228. ('03-'05) Engine Misfire
  229. ('98-'00) speaker swap
  230. ('03-'05) How bad might it be? Electrical system issues '04 FXT
  231. ('01-'02) motor knock, timing belt tensioner? or motor?
  232. ('01-'02) Reviving a 2001 L
  233. ('03-'05) need advice about 2003 forester 2.5x.
  234. ('01-'02) Serpentine Belts
  235. ('06-'08) Check Engine Light/Cruise Indicator
  236. Fuel additives, turbo lag and owners' manuals in English!
  237. ('03-'05) Starts after 15 minutes
  238. maintenance guidance
  239. ('03-'05) Wind noise from passenger side door??
  240. ('09-'13) (2011) Oil Loss
  241. Nearing 100,000 miles...
  242. ('06-'08) Check Eng/Trac/Cruise Lights On
  243. ('98-'00) Fix small BB sized hole in headlight
  244. ('03-'05) Forester 2.5XT
  245. ('09-'13) '12 - Removed TPMS, now check engine light on?
  246. ('03-'05) cruise flasing and CE light on
  247. Is my dealer gouging me?
  248. ('03-'05) Testing thes vapor canister vent valve solenoid
  249. ('01-'02) Swapping transmission. Reinstall problems
  250. ('06-'08) P0114 Intermitent Intake Air Temp...