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: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty



  1. noise from car
  2. ('98-'00) parking lights flashing
  3. ('01-'02) Rear Bearing Nightmare 2001 Forester
  4. ('03-'05) HELP: mileage decrease after battery trouble
  5. ('98-'00) loss of throttle while driving
  6. Only 2 out of 4 cylinders getting spark after replacing the engine
  7. ('03-'05) 04 Forester Xt - possible big problem! Help?
  8. ('01-'02) cooling system help!
  9. Cannot Read ECU - is there a test?
  10. ('01-'02) Went through water, stalled, now won't start.
  11. ('98-'00) Trying to find source for fuel filler parts...
  12. (All Years) No timing belt guides?
  13. ('03-'05) Smells like oil burning when idling
  14. ('09-'13) starting problems
  15. (All Years) My differential appears to be trying to remove itself
  16. ('98-'00) replace wires?
  17. ('09-'13) Intermittent blue smoke (was: Gary1209)
  18. ('98-'00) Torque specification for oil drain plug?
  19. ('06-'08) Fuel Smell but no liquid evidence
  20. ('01-'02) vibration/shaking in font end and shifter at 40mph
  21. ('09-'13) compass
  22. ('98-'00) Power Locks not working
  23. ('98-'00) fuel filter replacement question
  24. ('06-'08) Subaru shop does not recommend AT Flush?
  25. ('06-'08) 2006 forester dripping possible oil leak
  26. ('98-'00) 98 5speed CEL blinking
  27. ('03-'05) 2004 Forester XT blowing white smoke and smells rich in the morning when moving car
  28. ('03-'05) Good price for head gasket job?
  29. ('98-'00) 98 Forester not moving much further
  30. ('09-'13) 2012 front end noise
  31. ('98-'00) IAT Sensor vs. IAT/MAP Sensor
  32. ('03-'05) Power steering pump
  33. Strong gas smell
  34. ('98-'00) Sticky throttle on start
  35. ('98-'00) DIY Wiper Bushing Fix - How to stop those clunking/slapping wipers!
  36. ('98-'00) 99 Forester Hesitation and Hard Start after fueling.
  37. ('06-'08) Strange sounds when turning
  38. ('98-'00) Need some advice please--to fix or not?
  39. ('03-'05) 03 Forester Won't Start
  40. ('09-'13) Bouncing while using (& after using) ac
  41. ('03-'05) Temp Gauge?
  42. ('03-'05) clunk sound in the rear
  43. ('98-'00) It seems NO ONE knows the answer
  44. ('03-'05) Still have P301 Code, misses at 40mph 2,200rpm in D
  45. ('03-'05) grinding while turning - help!
  46. ('98-'00) 98 forester s- starting issue
  47. ('06-'08) Have a power steering leak
  48. ('06-'08) Cyl 3 misfire- urgent help needed
  49. ('03-'05) Inner Axle Stuck in tranny, NO PINS!
  50. ('09-'13) Wire behind air filter box?
  51. ('03-'05) Forester won't easily start when engine warm.
  52. ('03-'05) P0301, p0303
  53. ('09-'13) Please help diagnose a noise
  54. ('09-'13) 09 Forester Coolant Service Question?
  55. ('01-'02) Weird hiss from engine bay
  56. ('03-'05) Subaru maintenance records
  57. ('06-'08) Fuel Filter in the Engine Bay
  58. Found a surprise changing fuel pump
  59. ('06-'08) evap leak - is new charcoal canister needed?
  60. ('03-'05) 04 XT 5-speed brakes lockup
  61. ('01-'02) Hesitation under load
  62. ('01-'02) Power lack gt
  63. ('09-'13) Key Fob & Footwell heater
  64. ('03-'05) Just My Luck
  65. ('06-'08) air con issue?
  66. ('03-'05) HELP! the recall thing broke my axle shaft! Dealer's responsbility??
  67. ('98-'00) Rear wiper switch makes popping noise
  68. ('09-'13) Will the dealer connect to my ecu during an oil change?
  69. ('98-'00) Passenger Power Window halfway works.
  70. ('98-'00) Engine whines during high RPM in gear.
  71. ('03-'05) possible bent valves on Forester. Timing Belt issue?
  72. ('01-'02) CEL P0172 Code
  73. ('06-'08) Whining sound when backing up - automatic
  74. ('98-'00) simple IACV question
  75. 500,000 Km Maintenance Schedule Now Out (for Canada anyway)
  76. ('06-'08) How much "blow by" is too much?
  77. Squeak, Squeak, Squeak
  78. ('01-'02) Inner CV boot
  79. ('09-'13) Clock/radio/interior lights/key fob dead part 2
  80. ('01-'02) Weird Shaking
  81. ('03-'05) Buzzing noise when accelerating
  82. ('01-'02) Check Engine Light, 2002 Forester
  83. ('09-'13) Wind / whining noise from wheel?!? Not supposed to be bearing
  84. ('09-'13) Tranny oil + Differential oil+ plugs + Transfer case oil change?
  85. ('03-'05) Rebuilt injectors
  86. ('03-'05) Solid Engine Lt + Possible Coolant Leak (Forester 04)
  87. 2001 Forester, 200K km, is falling apart
  88. ('03-'05) Cure torque bind by flushing transmission?
  89. ('06-'08) Replacing belts?
  90. ('98-'00) Loud noise coming from rear.
  91. ('98-'00) PO170 out of the blue!
  92. ('06-'08) Drivers side pop and grind noise
  93. ('03-'05) Power ports/Cig lighters aren't working
  94. ('09-'13) cautionary tale re oil and warranty
  95. ('03-'05) rear door handle doesn't work?
  96. ('09-'13) New air filter... is that normal for the old one?
  97. ('09-'13) Fender Crease between wheel well and front door
  98. ('98-'00) Could loose valves cause a sporadic misfire?
  99. Temp gauge sending unit 98 forester
  100. ('98-'00) Valves?
  101. ('03-'05) What items should be changed along with the timing belt?
  102. ('03-'05) 2003 forester heat/ac is always coming out of vents even when off!
  103. ('03-'05) WIll not take fuel, pump cuts off
  104. ('01-'02) Looking for the best head gaskets, pls advise
  105. ('09-'13) Oil change on slight incline
  106. ('06-'08) Please. - Got my 2007 na foz all nice and muddy and wet
  107. ('09-'13) '09 XT Spark plugs
  108. ('98-'00) Hesitation when accelerating.
  109. ('09-'13) 2010 Subaru Forester - PCV Valve oil leak
  110. ('06-'08) How to replace Fuel Pressure Regulator
  111. ('03-'05) Blueish Smoke??? HELP!!
  112. ('06-'08) Whomp whomp whomp... new noise...
  113. ('98-'00) forester leaking oil near oil filter? (pics!)
  114. ('06-'08) Burning rubber smell during rain?
  115. My dreaded CEL..... again
  116. ('03-'05) Adjusting wastegate actuator ('04 XT)
  117. new to subaru, awd - any advice / guidelines?
  118. My horn don't toot!
  119. ('09-'13) Weird Rattle
  120. ('09-'13) A/C compressor issue
  121. ('03-'05) Strange problems. mounts maybe? 04 xt
  122. some cel codes and limp mode?
  123. (All Years) OIL: What do you use & for how long?
  124. ('06-'08) proof of cabin air filter absurdity
  125. ('09-'13) 2010 throws DTC of P0453 and then resets
  126. ('09-'13) labor costs for 30k maintenance
  127. ('03-'05) Bad vibration under load
  128. ('06-'08) OBD port not responding...
  129. ('98-'00) Coolant issue 2K forester
  130. ('09-'13) Flashing CEL
  131. ('03-'05) How long do timing belts really last?
  132. ('98-'00) Could this be why my Check Engine light is on?
  133. ('03-'05) FXT: CEL + cruise control flashing
  134. (All Years) I'm going to ask this here...
  135. NH representin' with questions
  136. ('06-'08) 06 Forester XT Replacing Fuel Pump/Fuel Filter
  137. ('03-'05) P1312 car dying
  138. ('03-'05) New member, new (used) Forester, (potentially dumb) question
  139. ('03-'05) 2004 forester can not start
  140. ('06-'08) Front A/F Ratio Sensor Continuously Failing
  141. ('09-'13) cruise control taking off
  142. ('01-'02) Transmission issue .....
  143. ('03-'05) Intermittent vibration
  144. ('98-'00) 2000 Forester Fuel/Gas tank interchange
  145. ('06-'08) Broke down, replaced fuel pump now won't start!
  146. ('03-'05) Tune-Up questions
  147. ('98-'00) Shaking, Burning and Hot...
  148. ('98-'00) Fuel Guage stops working
  149. ('01-'02) 01 SF5 (smoking on idle)
  150. ('98-'00) TPS question - please advise
  151. ('98-'00) Forester rumble/vibration sound but no shake?
  152. ('09-'13) 2009-2012 Forester Recall
  153. (New to me)2000 forester check-list
  154. ('03-'05) AT temp light ON after timing belt replacement
  155. ('98-'00) knock sensor questions help plz
  156. ('03-'05) Noise from car with cold start
  157. ('06-'08) oil change question here...
  158. ('98-'00) forester radiator
  159. ('06-'08) Trouble shootin'
  160. ('09-'13) manual transmission oil
  161. ('03-'05) Won't start after sitting - Mechanic advice?
  162. Hello everyone! I have an airbag light question....
  163. ('03-'05) Window stopped working - Regulator/Motor replacement
  164. ('98-'00) Rattling underneath
  165. ('09-'13) TSB11-115-12 ECM Reprogramming
  166. ('09-'13) forester recall 09 - 12
  167. high pitch squeal shortly after starting engine
  168. ('03-'05) '04 XS Turns over and then stalls...
  169. What fluids are recomended
  170. ('06-'08) Transmission pan leaks...leaks....leaks
  171. wobble/vibration under load 2002 forester
  172. ('06-'08) Water leak under door
  173. ('03-'05) Checking my fluid levels for the first time.. but wheres the tranny dipstick?
  174. ('06-'08) Ice build up above exhaust
  175. ('01-'02) Cruise Control Fix
  176. ('09-'13) Rear seat belt recall WQA-37
  177. ('01-'02) Oerheating after remanufactured engine install
  178. Stuck in park!
  179. Windshield visibility sucks in my field of vision
  180. ('09-'13) Power Steering Howl
  181. ('09-'13) Potential risks/damages associated with brutal treatment of front suspension/tire
  182. Just bought Forester and it won't start
  183. ('03-'05) Clock backlight, radio circuit goes off intermittently
  184. ('98-'00) OBD II Reader?
  185. ('98-'00) Any Advice? Black smoke, low mpg, and jerking car.
  186. 2006 forester problems
  187. ('03-'05) CEL P0011 P0021 power loss, need help
  188. ('03-'05) Checking control arms
  189. ('01-'02) cold start problem (not the battery)
  190. Water Pump Replacement
  191. ('01-'02) What is this oil drain plug?
  192. ('09-'13) Forester not starting
  193. ('09-'13) Rear diff fluid change?
  194. ('98-'00) cruise control question
  195. ('03-'05) 04 XT Auto: fixed fuel leak, now get P1714 code.
  196. ('98-'00) Steering pump interchangeability?
  197. ('98-'00) 99 Forester belt probs after Midas timing belt job + dealer drive belt/alternator
  198. ('03-'05) Light knock or tap under light load.
  199. Turn Signal Issues
  200. ('03-'05) Failed CA smog... need help and/or a mech
  201. ('98-'00) Overheating problem
  202. ('09-'13) Power Windows - 2011 Forester Columbia
  203. ('98-'00) Out of Nowhere...Very rough idol, lugging down on take off
  204. ('98-'00) P 0440 cel
  205. MY03 - Cold Weather (engine noise), Warm weather (No Noise)
  206. ('03-'05) '04 FXT now sounds like an STI, but not on purpose
  207. ('06-'08) MY '07 X Possible fuel supply issue?
  208. ('06-'08) No more SuperTech oil filters at Wally's?
  209. ('09-'13) pcv replacement
  210. ('03-'05) Cruise Control light flashing and check engine light on even after reset
  211. ('98-'00) misfire code, white smoke, coolant and oil loss
  212. ('09-'13) 2011 Subaru Forester fuel neck problem
  213. ('98-'00) New HG still overheating sometimes
  214. ('03-'05) Forester XT battery replacement
  215. Loud Whistle when windy/ highway
  216. ('03-'05) Impreza Parts Match
  217. ('98-'00) Heat / Temperature Gauge
  218. ('06-'08) 2007 Forester LL Bean Spark Plug Torque
  219. ('09-'13) Agip 0w-20 Oil
  220. ('03-'05) Local mech. said ONLY $290 for timing belt YaY!
  221. $10 local Subaru dealer oil change
  222. ('09-'13) Block heater failure??
  223. (All Years) $30 now to save $5000 later...
  224. ('03-'05) CEL code P2088 on my 04 XT
  225. ('09-'13) Burning Smell
  226. ('98-'00) Cooling fans and Ac do not come on
  227. (All Years) Does Your Dealer Use Subaru Oil?
  228. ('03-'05) P0302
  229. ('03-'05) clicking noise below when letting off accelerator
  230. ('09-'13) 2011 Forester - crackling/popping sound when engine is off and idling
  231. ('98-'00) SF Forester T/TB Check Engine Light *intermittent*
  232. ('06-'08) Clutch noise
  233. 2011 xt has a shudder while in idle?
  234. ('03-'05) Dies on Startup
  235. (All Years) Steering Noise
  236. 2001 headgaskets
  237. ('03-'05) Car Stalling Problem
  238. ('03-'05) 2003 MAF sensor location & cleaning
  239. ('01-'02) piston pin access cover is leaking oil
  240. ('03-'05) hatch
  241. ('98-'00) help doing a decent tuneup
  242. ('98-'00) Timing belt broke, now a misfire?
  243. ('03-'05) Pulls left under power, right off power
  244. ('98-'00) OBD2 reader won't communicate
  245. ('01-'02) CV Axle Noise When Driving at Highway Speed???
  246. New Subaru - problems. Please help.
  247. ('01-'02) Transmission Fluid Questions
  248. ('09-'13) 09+ Which Vacuum Line for Seafoam(Top Engine Cleaner)?
  249. ('03-'05) Air conditioner
  250. (All Years) should I do a transmission flush with 50,000mi