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: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty



  1. ('06-'08) Rough ride with cracking, vibrating, jolting handling
  2. ('98-'00) '97 Forester... some issues
  3. ('03-'05) New used forester, small fluid leak
  4. ('98-'00) 1999 Forester L leaks and drips
  5. ('09-'13) Rust on rear end of drive shaft
  6. ('98-'00) forester s turbo breakdown
  7. ('06-'08) Mildew Odor!!!
  8. ('98-'00) Transmission Whine?
  9. Knocking/Clunking noise from front
  10. ('06-'08) Bucking/hesitation
  11. ('09-'13) front wheel stud replace
  12. ('06-'08) Rear-end noise when turning, LorR more so the tighter the turn.
  13. ('03-'05) 2004 FXT Declining Fuel Economy
  14. ('06-'08) Cylinder 4 Misfire
  15. ('03-'05) Not sure if it's a problem or not?
  16. ('98-'00) 1997 suburu forester issue
  17. ('98-'00) Po102
  18. ('98-'00) barely leaking coolant after I changed waterpump/timing belt
  19. ('98-'00) no crank problem-wiring question...
  20. ('09-'13) Suspension Beginning to Rust...Normal?
  21. ('09-'13) OBD II scanner suggestion
  22. ('03-'05) ECM, ecu, PCM swap
  23. ('03-'05) help !! Thick white smoke out of my exhaust
  24. Adding additives?
  25. ('03-'05) Changing ect
  26. New to Subaru's
  27. ('98-'00) Forester Overheating
  28. ('03-'05) Boost problems
  29. (All Years) Air Fuel Ratio sensors and poor performance..
  30. thumping in rear end
  31. ('98-'00) 99 forester - hot rubbery smell
  32. Newbie with a 99 S
  33. ('03-'05) Overheat-'Cruise' flashing and steady engine light
  34. ('01-'02) Want to keep her forever and ever, but...
  35. ('03-'05) Coolant temp
  36. my new 98 forester
  37. ('98-'00) Arterial coolant spray
  38. 2010 Forester with 10228 miles..Vibrates
  39. ('06-'08) Clutch stopped working after going offroad then started working again
  40. ('98-'00) Engine Overheating, No Warning Lights
  41. ('98-'00) Heated Oxygen Sensor (H2OS) Bank 1 Sensor 2 circuit fuse
  42. ('09-'13) Snow blocks gas filler vent, etc.
  43. engine code
  44. ('98-'00) Turns over but doesn't start, no lights, windows
  45. (All Years) Sticky Starter Motor?
  46. ('03-'05) What Spark Plugs?
  47. ('98-'00) Possible Keyless Entry Problem?after HG job
  48. ('98-'00) ECU Problems after Engine Overheat?
  49. ('98-'00) Still problems
  50. ('09-'13) Car goes haywire after pulling battery
  51. ('98-'00) No start after engine swap
  52. Why change ATF so often?
  53. ('03-'05) FXT Boost then No boost and boost again plus CEL
  54. ('98-'00) Replacement wiper arms
  55. ('98-'00) misfire in #4
  56. MY11 Forester Tumble Generator Valve problem
  57. ('03-'05) Oscillating idle - Can be fatal! Help needed...
  58. Swapped an AT Tranny with 5spd Manual in a FXT03
  59. ('03-'05) Thudding noise, wheel shake
  60. ('06-'08) 06 XT Horrible Miss!
  61. ('03-'05) Cruise Control Blinking with no CEL?
  62. ('03-'05) New member stumbles
  63. ('03-'05) Curios
  64. ('06-'08) Creaking noise after hitting pothole at high speed
  65. ('98-'00) How to fix horn/airbag
  66. ('06-'08) FSXT; major radiator leak
  67. ('03-'05) radiator drain plug improvement
  68. Jack Stands
  69. ('03-'05) '03 Forester Upstream O2 Sensor
  70. ('03-'05) 04' XT - recall and fuel smell
  71. ('03-'05) MY03 Fuel Pump
  72. ('09-'13) Super Coolent Questions
  73. ('09-'13) Did my timing belts....110K miles
  74. ('98-'00) Fuel dripping from thing in picture
  75. ('06-'08) Transfer case clutch
  76. ('98-'00) 2000 Forester L - Completely remove security system
  77. A bit too much service.
  78. ('03-'05) Burning oil smell with no external leak? It gets bad, need help
  79. ('03-'05) What is the current HG brand of choice?
  80. ('09-'13) Transmission Oil Low Again?
  81. Newbie needs help, auto trans not shifting into top gear
  82. Diagnostic port 98 Forester
  83. ('98-'00) No Coolant Flow/No Heat 14k after HG Job
  84. ('98-'00) Head gasket replace start problems
  85. ('98-'00) grinding when acccelerating
  86. ('09-'13) Steering Wheel Vibration (merged thread)
  87. Front differentiator?
  88. ('03-'05) Sporadic Idle, up to 4k, when warming up
  89. ('03-'05) Misfire
  90. ('98-'00) Weird overheating problem, please help!
  91. ('06-'08) Ball Joints
  92. ('06-'08) engine temp readout 200F normal?
  93. ('06-'08) P0031 error codes
  94. ('98-'00) Potential dying power steering pump?
  95. ('03-'05) 03' head gasket leak
  96. ('03-'05) 04' FXT 4EAT feeling sticky while shifting?
  97. blinking dash lights = loose gascap?
  98. ('98-'00) Changed rear oil seal - suby won't shift now
  99. ('01-'02) Knocking or tapping noise from rear during brake
  100. Correct Coolant- Forester 2000
  101. ('03-'05) 04 Forester - AirBag light is on?
  102. ('03-'05) Exhaust squeal?
  103. ('03-'05) Engine Misfire
  104. ('98-'00) speaker swap
  105. ('03-'05) How bad might it be? Electrical system issues '04 FXT
  106. ('01-'02) motor knock, timing belt tensioner? or motor?
  107. ('01-'02) Reviving a 2001 L
  108. ('03-'05) need advice about 2003 forester 2.5x.
  109. ('01-'02) Serpentine Belts
  110. ('06-'08) Check Engine Light/Cruise Indicator
  111. Fuel additives, turbo lag and owners' manuals in English!
  112. ('03-'05) Starts after 15 minutes
  113. maintenance guidance
  114. ('03-'05) Wind noise from passenger side door??
  115. ('09-'13) (2011) Oil Loss
  116. Nearing 100,000 miles...
  117. ('06-'08) Check Eng/Trac/Cruise Lights On
  118. ('98-'00) Fix small BB sized hole in headlight
  119. ('03-'05) Forester 2.5XT
  120. ('09-'13) '12 - Removed TPMS, now check engine light on?
  121. ('03-'05) cruise flasing and CE light on
  122. Is my dealer gouging me?
  123. ('03-'05) Testing thes vapor canister vent valve solenoid
  124. ('01-'02) Swapping transmission. Reinstall problems
  125. ('06-'08) P0114 Intermitent Intake Air Temp...
  126. ('98-'00) 98 forester overheating
  127. ('01-'02) Grindingish in the Rear
  128. ('98-'00) P0304 revisited?
  129. ('98-'00) 99 with rusty fuel filler neck and P0440
  130. Darn CLOCK!
  131. ('98-'00) All Kinds of Crazy!!
  132. ('03-'05) 2004 Forester XT Not Filling with Gas
  133. ('06-'08) Whining sound when backing up
  134. ('03-'05) Vent Control Cable Replacement - 2003 Forester
  135. ('03-'05) 2004 Forester XT Air Conditioning Problems, Replace ECM?!
  136. Oil change on a 2012
  137. ('03-'05) 04 FXT w/ 100k P301 code, misses at idle.
  138. 10 Most Expensive Repairs Report
  139. ('06-'08) MY06 Forester Shifting Problems, P0420
  140. (All Years) 2011 forester
  141. ('09-'13) 09 Forester won't start
  142. 2012 pos?
  143. ('98-'00) forester wont start help please
  144. ('98-'00) Choking Forester and pricey mechanics
  145. 2012 Forester does not hold 16.9 gallons in the tank?
  146. ('09-'13) 2012 2.5x - Solid Check Engine & Trac Control w/ Flashing Cruise @ WOT
  147. ('03-'05) Forester Xt burning oil
  148. ('06-'08) stalling, running rough
  149. ('03-'05) mirror wibbling
  150. ('03-'05) Strange auto climate control issue
  151. ('03-'05) coil pack
  152. ('03-'05) Check Light, Stall, rough idle. Recent Work
  153. ('06-'08) Head Gasket leak
  154. ('01-'02) Fozzie's terrible noise
  155. ('01-'02) Head gasket problem
  156. ('03-'05) Smelled fuel
  157. ('06-'08) Brendan - Forester MYO6 XTL
  158. ('03-'05) P0301 05 Forester XT
  159. ('09-'13) Auto Dimming Mirror Always Dimmed
  160. Did premium fuel break my car??
  161. 02 Subaru Forester P0136 (see P2270, P2271) intermittent idling fluctuation/hesitati
  162. (All Years) Head gaskets what is going on??
  163. ('09-'13) TPMS, VDC, Hill Start, and ABS lights on and cruise won't work
  164. bad CV axle??
  165. ('09-'13) Wiper De-icer / Winter Package
  166. need info bout timing belt change at 105k miles
  167. ('01-'02) squealing noise @60km/hr
  168. ('98-'00) JDM SF5 S/TB Major Maintenance to do list
  169. ('09-'13) High pitch noise coming from rear of vehicle
  170. ('06-'08) leaky o-rings on oil cooler
  171. ('03-'05) In Alberta, 2003 Subaru Forestor leaking oil
  172. ('03-'05) High RPM Late Shifting
  173. ('98-'00) Shaking while in park?
  174. ('98-'00) High temp spikes on engine gauge
  175. Blocker Heater Plug Sticking
  176. ('06-'08) Reset the CEL?
  177. ('06-'08) Gates Water Pumps?
  178. ('03-'05) 2004 Forester - whistling/ringing noise after car is turned off.
  179. ('09-'13) 2011 FXT howls when cold
  180. ('09-'13) diesel particulate warning light
  181. ('09-'13) Nearing 30k mi....need advice on maint/service
  182. ('98-'00) cam seal leak? 2000 sohc
  183. ('03-'05) What's seeping here? Now with pics.
  184. ('03-'05) Bad Starter Solenoid???
  185. ('01-'02) Grinding Noise
  186. ('06-'08) Creeping up on 105k mile service
  187. ('01-'02) 2001 Subaru Forester Big Issue possible Timing Belt
  188. ('06-'08) collant & DIFF FLUIDS????
  189. ('01-'02) Check transmission fluid
  190. ('03-'05) 05 factory service manuals
  191. ('01-'02) Help with squeek!!
  192. ('06-'08) Certain issues here and there
  193. ('06-'08) My Timing Belt Experience
  194. ('03-'05) Coolant smell when heater comes on
  195. ('06-'08) Hard to crank over when cold (help)
  196. ('03-'05) 04 XT gearbox/clutch squeal
  197. ('01-'02) oil leaking, rear of engine 2 quarts a week.
  198. (All Years) My Subaru - Technical FAQ -cigarette lighter outlet
  199. ('01-'02) Forester water pump or a/c compressor noise
  200. ('01-'02) Do I still need to add Coolant Conditioner w/ new HGs?
  201. ('06-'08) Fog light issue
  202. ('03-'05) Head Gasket woes.
  203. ('01-'02) Forester Disappearing ATF
  204. ('09-'13) Shredding upholstery
  205. ('06-'08) P0442 and P0456
  206. ('09-'13) FB25 Engine Codes, FB25BA and FB25BC
  207. Time for surgery :(
  208. ('03-'05) 2005 XT valve cover gasket leaking on uppipe, easy to replace myself
  209. ('98-'00) What kind of fuel and oil to use for the 2000 L?
  210. ('98-'00) Anybody ever have a broken low fuel warning light?
  211. ('09-'13) Does my brand new engine sound normal??
  212. ('09-'13) 30k Maintenance Schedule ?'s
  213. ('98-'00) 2.2 swapped forester evap system problem
  214. ('09-'13) 2009 Heater Fan Problems
  215. ('03-'05) 90k maintenance estimates?
  216. ('09-'13) Rear Suspension Noise When Dry
  217. ('03-'05) Bad Vibration From Front End
  218. ('03-'05) Did I run over something?!
  219. ('98-'00) Brake light always on help.
  220. ('09-'13) Delayed first two oil changes by a few thousand miles...
  221. ('03-'05) Problems going over 90 MPH
  222. 09 fxt toast at 34,000miles?
  223. Tranny Fluid Change
  224. How to Deal with Oil Changes with the Forester???
  225. ('98-'00) My 98 stalls/shuts off
  226. ('98-'00) Problem with low beam on 98 Forester S
  227. ('09-'13) Front Windshield Washer Fluid 2011 Forester
  228. ('06-'08) Right front wheel bearing
  229. ('03-'05) strange noise accelerating under specific RPM
  230. ('01-'02) Steering wheel wobbling/vibrating/shaking...what now?
  231. ('09-'13) How do I keep my '11 from learning bad habits?
  232. ('09-'13) ATF higher when cold?
  233. Excessive moisture in 2k forester
  234. ('09-'13) Check engine light (CEL) and VDC light are ON with flashing cruise! Management
  235. 03 Forester knocking at start up
  236. ('01-'02) What to replace while the engine is out??
  237. ('03-'05) Timing belt
  238. ('01-'02) Wheezing sound at engine start and acceleration
  239. ('98-'00) Uneven tyre wear and juddering
  240. ('98-'00) Rear rumble
  241. ('03-'05) Issue accelerating up hills
  242. ('06-'08) CEL p02440 p01410
  243. ('98-'00) 1999 Forester not starting - no electric, no clicks
  244. ('98-'00) European subaru s-turbo 1999 OBD tool
  245. ('09-'13) Is your 7th Speaker (Subwoofer) on Touring Missing?
  246. ('06-'08) External headgasket leak? Dealer says no. What next?
  247. P0111 error Liberty MY01, EJ25, 2002, auto, 140k
  248. ('09-'13) Key Fob lock/unlock won't work at home
  249. ('03-'05) Do the accessory stock belts say Mitsubishi on them?
  250. loud blowing sound whlie in park?