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: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty



  1. ('98-'00) Disconnected tube on engine
  2. ('01-'02) Odd Overheating Issue
  3. ('01-'02) Axle replacement
  4. ('09-'13) trim piece falls off
  5. ('03-'05) Chirping from the engine room! 04 FXT
  6. (All Years) frequent oil change = bad for car?
  7. ('03-'05) Burnt Oil Smell - 2004 Forester XT
  8. ('98-'00) Binding on sharp turns at slow speeds
  9. ('03-'05) Random no-start condition
  10. ('98-'00) Diagnostic Chart for P0440 Error Code - Help for location of one of the items
  11. ('09-'13) 2011 Forester with Wastegate flutter?
  12. ('06-'08) Clutch
  13. ('03-'05) Purchased 2005 Forester XS 2.5 non turbo CEL and flashing crise Control lgt
  14. ('09-'13) 2.5x 2011 Transmission Issues
  15. ('98-'00) Tranny and drive shaft blues
  16. Sludge in an odd spot
  17. ('03-'05) Coasting Idle issues
  18. ('06-'08) Forester has that car shuffling noise
  19. ('98-'00) Dies when driving in heavy rain
  20. ('03-'05) 2003 Forester - 2nd owner - tranny oil change?
  21. ('06-'08) Loss of gas mileage
  22. ('98-'00) I may have unwittingly killed (and then fixed) my car...
  23. Dealer Screw-Up
  24. ('03-'05) Two blown turbos in one week
  25. ('98-'00) car dies when engaging gear
  26. ('03-'05) Automatic Transmission Fluid Level
  27. ('09-'13) Warning lights came on while driving this weekend
  28. ('03-'05) Sqeaking from right side of car when making left turns
  29. ('01-'02) no air coming out of exhaust
  30. ('09-'13) "Hydraulic"-like hissing sound
  31. ('98-'00) My Timing Belt Adventure! :( & :)
  32. ('06-'08) Steering wheel or not, clicking sound, and more
  33. ('98-'00) Same fuel tank?
  34. ('98-'00) 1997 Forester overheating
  35. ('03-'05) Frak frak frak frak FRAK! (dead turbo)
  36. ('01-'02) Coolant, urgent question (trip in a few hours)
  37. ('09-'13) Noob with questions about mods and factory maintenance
  38. ('98-'00) Need some insight and guidance
  39. ('98-'00) Engine Tick?
  40. ('98-'00) help with map cel on a 99 sf
  41. (All Years) Let's talk oil drain pans/storage
  42. ('09-'13) 2009 Forester Head Gasket Leaks
  43. ('98-'00) Coolant Bypass Pipe?
  44. ('03-'05) soon to be doing the routine maintenance on forester
  45. ('09-'13) Glove Box broke while changing cabin filter!!
  46. ('98-'00) Loud High Pitched Whine from the Rear
  47. ('03-'05) p0458 where to start?
  48. (All Years) Oil Extractor
  49. ('98-'00) Looking For Subie Mechanic in Boulder CO Area
  50. ('01-'02) front end noise
  51. ('98-'00) Forester S problems
  52. ('09-'13) Differential/Transmission volumes
  53. ('09-'13) 11' forester xt tailgate!!
  54. ('03-'05) Noises when turning wheel after WRX suspension swap
  55. ('98-'00) Abs tone ring removal
  56. ('09-'13) Air freshener damages center panel
  57. Kinda Disappointed!
  58. ('01-'02) parking lights work, fogs/headlights/drl's don't!
  59. ('98-'00) Plug # 2 Stuck
  60. ('98-'00) Oil pump leak or Crank seal leak???? Please LOOK
  61. ('98-'00) Torn steering rack boots
  62. Is one jug of coolant enough for a coolant swap?
  63. dam you timing belt!
  64. ('03-'05) Window motor turning but not moving window
  65. ('03-'05) Cruise Control without Resume/Acc
  66. ('09-'13) 2010 burning oil
  67. ('09-'13) 2011 Oil change - dealer only?
  68. ('98-'00) Squeaking with the Manual tranny
  69. ('98-'00) timing belt change
  70. ('09-'13) 09 Rust on door at window frame, please check yours
  71. ('98-'00) 98 Forester shakes at freeway speeds
  72. ('09-'13) Loud resonnant rumble and TPMS failure
  73. ('03-'05) Filler Neck (pictures) to replace or not?
  74. ('98-'00) Oil Leak(s)? (with pics)
  75. ('01-'02) Help please
  76. ('09-'13) Service Manual
  77. ('09-'13) '09 Oil Change Interval
  78. ('98-'00) forester running problems
  79. ('03-'05) Forester XT engine blew - dealer quote
  80. ('01-'02) Used engine degreaser, now I'm stalling.
  81. ('03-'05) Should I do my own plugs or pay the dealer?
  82. Winterizing your Forester
  83. ('98-'00) Oil Separator Plate...Again
  84. ('09-'13) 2011 Forester Undercarriage
  85. ('09-'13) 2011 Tick Tick Tick
  86. ('09-'13) Why Subaru Spark Plugs Replaced at 27k, and Toyota at 110k??
  87. ('01-'02) After-market Cats?
  88. ('01-'02) Timing Re-alignment. HELP!
  89. ('09-'13) Throttle response with VDC on and off
  90. Seeking opinions
  91. ('98-'00) Cruise control question
  92. (All Years) Thoughts on Remanufactured Cylinder heads?
  93. CEL? Take it to the dealership!
  94. ('98-'00) weird "chirp" noise coming from engine compartment
  95. ('03-'05) Running hot sometimes
  96. SOS forester loses power when hot
  97. ('98-'00) Whinning noise comming from drivetrain under load
  98. ('01-'02) Going through Oxygen Sensors every 12 months?
  99. ('98-'00) Oil Leak...
  100. ('98-'00) Those damn windshield wipers!
  101. ('01-'02) Crack underneath front
  102. ('98-'00) 2.5 dohc vacuum lines
  103. ('98-'00) P0170 CE Code journey
  104. ('98-'00) Forester Random Stalling Problem
  105. ('03-'05) rattle at WOT in 2nd, coming from rear ???
  106. ('03-'05) 03 Mystery starting problems...real inigma
  107. ('01-'02) 2001 S Turbo won't start
  108. ('09-'13) 09 Forester 30k Scheduled Maintenance
  109. ('98-'00) cel is on, how do i test it
  110. ('98-'00) Forester that won't start
  111. electrical issues/security
  112. Bosch D3300 Oil Filter
  113. ('03-'05) 50km/hr rumble
  114. ('09-'13) oil change frequency when you dont use it
  115. ('03-'05) Whistling Sound
  116. ('98-'00) Grill Rmoval?
  117. ('03-'05) runs rough after refueling
  118. ('03-'05) how hot is too hot - coolant temperature
  119. ('98-'00) Help pick my repair--prioritize and delay :woohoo:
  120. About to flip the f*ck out... *contains profanity*
  121. 2003 forester heater is blowing cold air, not hot...
  122. ('01-'02) Mystery Road Noise (not normal Forester Road Noise)
  123. ('03-'05) Vibration while coasting at high speeds?
  124. ('01-'02) No Power forester. Help!
  125. ('09-'13) Why is my passenger side muffler spitting water out so bad?
  126. ('98-'00) Fix something, break something...Jeez!
  127. Breake / Piston to timing belt
  128. ('09-'13) Rear gear hard to shift into
  129. ('01-'02) Alignment Gone Wrong
  130. ('03-'05) Terrible Raddle When Heat Is On
  131. ('09-'13) Has any one have po455 in there 11 forester
  132. ('06-'08) Electrical lead undone= engine light coming on
  133. ('09-'13) Pinging temporarily fixed by ECU reset ?
  134. ('01-'02) New Subaru coolant has coolant conditioner in it???
  135. ('03-'05) Grinding/Grating Noise (2005 XT 4AET)
  136. Can't see out the windows in my 2011 Forester with no cupholders
  137. (All Years) Subaru Engine Oil System Flush
  138. ('03-'05) '03 Forester A/C wont stay cool
  139. ('98-'00) Rebuilt everything: AC STILL not cooling
  140. ('98-'00) Still Perplexed...(or, Did I Get Stuck?)
  141. Forester NIGHTMARE-- 1 overheating = NEW ENGINE
  142. ('03-'05) Strange driveline/suspension rattle from front of FXT
  143. ('01-'02) Alarm malfunction
  144. Who Ya Gonna Call?.. probs with dealership
  145. ('06-'08) Mechanic in Minneapolis, MN
  146. ('03-'05) Please tell me this isn't what i think it is...knock.
  147. ('98-'00) Windshield Washer doesn't work
  148. ('06-'08) Trouble starting
  149. ('09-'13) Traction Light Comes on after new tire install
  150. ('98-'00) Bad fuel economy
  151. ('98-'00) Where is the Front Sub Sensor located?
  152. ('06-'08) 30K Maintenance Performed
  153. ('98-'00) Why is this plug not hooked up (pic included)?
  154. ('03-'05) Front end KNOCKING
  155. ('09-'13) 3k mile service suggestions
  156. (All Years) Recall : ('03-'08) SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM (merged thread)
  157. ('98-'00) difference's between ignition coils
  158. ('03-'05) O2 sensor Problem + timing belt replacement + tune-up
  159. (All Years) Hesitation when taking off???
  160. ('03-'05) No power after ~4200 rpm
  161. ('98-'00) coolant temp sensor question on 98 2.5 dohc
  162. ('98-'00) Mass Airflow Sensor
  163. ('03-'05) Oil leaking from dipstick tube? (pic)
  164. ('03-'05) Radiator leaking on top end cap v. I knew it would happen!
  165. ('01-'02) Timing Belt Kit Recommendation
  166. ('09-'13) Glove box damper pivot broken
  167. ('03-'05) Alternator light, brake light, ... came on
  168. ('01-'02) Bucking/'Popping' noise
  169. ('98-'00) T/TB Gearbox has given up
  170. ('09-'13) fresh air vent
  171. ('03-'05) Are these OEM Parts? (Timing Belt Components)
  172. Thumping sound
  173. ('09-'13) general question on oil dipstick
  174. Help! Busted resonator on '07 Forester
  175. 2011 XT 5man jerks when coming on or off the accelerator
  176. ('03-'05) Forester XT blown radiator
  177. ('98-'00) fuel shut valve mystery
  178. ('03-'05) Forester Occasionally Stalls at Stops
  179. ('03-'05) Window motor problems, window drops as it pleases.
  180. Synthetic oil??
  181. ('09-'13) 2011 Paint Fail
  182. ('03-'05) P0457 code comes on when below half a tank
  183. ('06-'08) Oil Consumption or a leak? Help Please!
  184. ('03-'05) 04 forester - can't find the a/c leak
  185. ('98-'00) 99 Subaru Forester GT Turbo fuel pump
  186. Some Mechanical Guidance Please!!!!
  187. ('03-'05) The day my Fozzy went down
  188. ('06-'08) Forester stalled on freeway.
  189. ('03-'05) Can coolant erode and aluminium radiator?
  190. ('03-'05) p0301 CEL sometimes flashing 2.5 x 2004
  191. ('98-'00) 1998 Forester manual Clicking noise.
  192. ('03-'05) Clock on all the time?
  193. ('98-'00) Coolant overflow
  194. ('98-'00) PLEASE HELP!!! How can I fix this bolt hole?
  195. ('98-'00) Leakage?
  196. ('98-'00) God-awful Noise in Front End! Yikes!
  197. ('09-'13) Strange vibration?
  198. ('03-'05) Doing Timing Belt Change 04 XT w/75 K miles
  199. ('09-'13) Unbelievably Strange !!
  200. ('01-'02) Washed Car - Tail/Park Lights Stay On
  201. ('03-'05) P0420= Ecu too sensitive
  202. ('03-'05) Anybody have good luck with Bosch spark plugs?
  203. ('98-'00) Pinging without check engine light
  204. ('98-'00) Power steering fluid level extremely high... and smelly.
  205. ('03-'05) front wheel jerking
  206. ('01-'02) Wooshing noise at low speeds???
  207. ('03-'05) pulls to rt
  208. ('03-'05) ACC Belts : OEM vs. Gates vs. NAPA (Gates) vs. Mexico
  209. ('98-'00) Help diagnose problem with ignition system.
  210. ('03-'05) p0442 error code solved
  211. ('09-'13) Ticking noise in steering area, what could it be?
  212. ('09-'13) Timing belt inspection
  213. ('03-'05) Rather not too smart fuel filter question
  214. 2002 Subaru Forester Left side rattle
  215. ('03-'05) Power Window Motor Rebuild ?
  216. ('98-'00) female newbie--have dumb questions about mechanic quotes
  217. ('03-'05) Grind or groan from rear while turning.
  218. ('01-'02) Would a crankshaft failure make noise?
  219. ('09-'13) 2011 forester Factory fog Lights lenses cracked
  220. Rough Idle then OK; Check Engine Light On; No Cruise Control!
  221. ('01-'02) Engine dies (quietly, on highway)... possible causes?
  222. ('03-'05) What oil are you using
  223. ('98-'00) 20-40 Minute Drive CE Loss of Power Part II
  224. ('09-'13) "Chirp" goes my 2011 Forester XT auto
  225. ('09-'13) Oil drain plug...no sealing washer?
  226. ('06-'08) metal rattling sound from transmission area
  227. Secondary air injection valves
  228. Buffeting noise coming from rear passenger side brake
  229. ('98-'00) just bought 99 Forester... 2 problems
  230. (All Years) Oil change due to elapsed time since prior
  231. (All Years) A walk down the lube isle...
  232. ('09-'13) Windshield attracts stone like a magnet
  233. ('09-'13) ABS and Vehicle Dynamics Control lights
  234. ('98-'00) Possible Starter Problem with my 99 Forester
  235. ('06-'08) turbo takes 3-4 seconds to kick in. normal?
  236. ('09-'13) Air from vents running hot/warm? Anyone else '11 FXT
  237. Fuel Door Light
  238. ('06-'08) Rear Defrost Not Working
  239. ('06-'08) Air Filter Install Tip
  240. ('98-'00) Original coil gone bad on JDM replacement motor
  241. ('09-'13) Carrier Bearing
  242. ('09-'13) Transmission oil change
  243. ('09-'13) confused about engine oil
  244. ('98-'00) Starts-idles-dies
  245. ('01-'02) Forester Making Noise at Low Speeds
  246. ('06-'08) Missfire cylinder 4 CEL
  247. ('01-'02) Running really rough when under power
  248. ('98-'00) Radiator Fluid / Coolant leak?
  249. Emergency gas light on at 1/4 tank.. Normal? 2011
  250. ('09-'13) Power Steering Fluid...and filter?