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: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty



  1. ('03-'05) Exhaust squeal?
  2. ('03-'05) Engine Misfire
  3. ('98-'00) speaker swap
  4. ('03-'05) How bad might it be? Electrical system issues '04 FXT
  5. ('01-'02) motor knock, timing belt tensioner? or motor?
  6. ('01-'02) Reviving a 2001 L
  7. ('03-'05) need advice about 2003 forester 2.5x.
  8. ('01-'02) Serpentine Belts
  9. ('06-'08) Check Engine Light/Cruise Indicator
  10. Fuel additives, turbo lag and owners' manuals in English!
  11. ('03-'05) Starts after 15 minutes
  12. maintenance guidance
  13. ('03-'05) Wind noise from passenger side door??
  14. ('09-'13) (2011) Oil Loss
  15. Nearing 100,000 miles...
  16. ('06-'08) Check Eng/Trac/Cruise Lights On
  17. ('98-'00) Fix small BB sized hole in headlight
  18. ('03-'05) Forester 2.5XT
  19. ('09-'13) '12 - Removed TPMS, now check engine light on?
  20. ('03-'05) cruise flasing and CE light on
  21. Is my dealer gouging me?
  22. ('03-'05) Testing thes vapor canister vent valve solenoid
  23. ('01-'02) Swapping transmission. Reinstall problems
  24. ('06-'08) P0114 Intermitent Intake Air Temp...
  25. ('98-'00) 98 forester overheating
  26. ('01-'02) Grindingish in the Rear
  27. ('98-'00) P0304 revisited?
  28. ('98-'00) 99 with rusty fuel filler neck and P0440
  29. Darn CLOCK!
  30. ('98-'00) All Kinds of Crazy!!
  31. ('03-'05) 2004 Forester XT Not Filling with Gas
  32. ('06-'08) Whining sound when backing up
  33. ('03-'05) Vent Control Cable Replacement - 2003 Forester
  34. ('03-'05) 2004 Forester XT Air Conditioning Problems, Replace ECM?!
  35. Oil change on a 2012
  36. ('03-'05) 04 FXT w/ 100k P301 code, misses at idle.
  37. 10 Most Expensive Repairs Report
  38. ('06-'08) MY06 Forester Shifting Problems, P0420
  39. (All Years) 2011 forester
  40. ('09-'13) 09 Forester won't start
  41. 2012 pos?
  42. ('98-'00) forester wont start help please
  43. ('98-'00) Choking Forester and pricey mechanics
  44. 2012 Forester does not hold 16.9 gallons in the tank?
  45. ('09-'13) 2012 2.5x - Solid Check Engine & Trac Control w/ Flashing Cruise @ WOT
  46. ('03-'05) Forester Xt burning oil
  47. ('06-'08) stalling, running rough
  48. ('03-'05) mirror wibbling
  49. ('03-'05) Strange auto climate control issue
  50. ('03-'05) coil pack
  51. ('03-'05) Check Light, Stall, rough idle. Recent Work
  52. ('06-'08) Head Gasket leak
  53. ('01-'02) Fozzie's terrible noise
  54. ('01-'02) Head gasket problem
  55. ('03-'05) Smelled fuel
  56. ('06-'08) Brendan - Forester MYO6 XTL
  57. ('03-'05) P0301 05 Forester XT
  58. ('09-'13) Auto Dimming Mirror Always Dimmed
  59. Did premium fuel break my car??
  60. ’02 Subaru Forester P0136 (see P2270, P2271) intermittent idling fluctuation/hesitati
  61. (All Years) Head gaskets what is going on??
  62. ('09-'13) TPMS, VDC, Hill Start, and ABS lights on and cruise won't work
  63. bad CV axle??
  64. ('09-'13) Wiper De-icer / Winter Package
  65. need info bout timing belt change at 105k miles
  66. ('01-'02) squealing noise @60km/hr
  67. ('98-'00) JDM SF5 S/TB Major Maintenance to do list
  68. ('09-'13) High pitch noise coming from rear of vehicle
  69. ('06-'08) leaky o-rings on oil cooler
  70. ('03-'05) In Alberta, 2003 Subaru Forestor leaking oil
  71. ('03-'05) High RPM Late Shifting
  72. ('98-'00) Shaking while in park?
  73. ('98-'00) High temp spikes on engine gauge
  74. Blocker Heater Plug Sticking
  75. ('06-'08) Reset the CEL?
  76. ('06-'08) Gates Water Pumps?
  77. ('03-'05) 2004 Forester - whistling/ringing noise after car is turned off.
  78. ('09-'13) 2011 FXT howls when cold
  79. ('09-'13) diesel particulate warning light
  80. ('09-'13) Nearing 30k mi....need advice on maint/service
  81. ('98-'00) cam seal leak? 2000 sohc
  82. ('03-'05) What's seeping here? Now with pics.
  83. ('03-'05) Bad Starter Solenoid???
  84. ('01-'02) Grinding Noise
  85. ('06-'08) Creeping up on 105k mile service
  86. ('01-'02) 2001 Subaru Forester Big Issue possible Timing Belt
  87. ('06-'08) collant & DIFF FLUIDS????
  88. ('01-'02) Check transmission fluid
  89. ('03-'05) 05 factory service manuals
  90. ('01-'02) Help with squeek!!
  91. ('06-'08) Certain issues here and there
  92. ('06-'08) My Timing Belt Experience
  93. ('03-'05) Coolant smell when heater comes on
  94. ('06-'08) Hard to crank over when cold (help)
  95. ('03-'05) 04 XT gearbox/clutch squeal
  96. ('01-'02) oil leaking, rear of engine 2 quarts a week.
  97. (All Years) My Subaru - Technical FAQ -cigarette lighter outlet
  98. ('01-'02) Forester water pump or a/c compressor noise
  99. ('01-'02) Do I still need to add Coolant Conditioner w/ new HGs?
  100. ('06-'08) Fog light issue
  101. ('03-'05) Head Gasket woes.
  102. ('01-'02) Forester Disappearing ATF
  103. ('09-'13) Shredding upholstery
  104. ('06-'08) P0442 and P0456
  105. ('09-'13) FB25 Engine Codes, FB25BA and FB25BC
  106. Time for surgery :(
  107. ('03-'05) 2005 XT valve cover gasket leaking on uppipe, easy to replace myself
  108. ('98-'00) What kind of fuel and oil to use for the 2000 L?
  109. ('98-'00) Anybody ever have a broken low fuel warning light?
  110. ('09-'13) Does my brand new engine sound normal??
  111. ('09-'13) 30k Maintenance Schedule ?'s
  112. ('98-'00) 2.2 swapped forester evap system problem
  113. ('09-'13) 2009 Heater Fan Problems
  114. ('03-'05) 90k maintenance estimates?
  115. ('09-'13) Rear Suspension Noise When Dry
  116. ('03-'05) Bad Vibration From Front End
  117. ('03-'05) Did I run over something?!
  118. ('98-'00) Brake light always on help.
  119. ('09-'13) Delayed first two oil changes by a few thousand miles...
  120. ('03-'05) Problems going over 90 MPH
  121. 09 fxt toast at 34,000miles?
  122. Tranny Fluid Change
  123. How to Deal with Oil Changes with the Forester???
  124. ('98-'00) My 98 stalls/shuts off
  125. ('98-'00) Problem with low beam on 98 Forester S
  126. ('09-'13) Front Windshield Washer Fluid 2011 Forester
  127. ('06-'08) Right front wheel bearing
  128. ('03-'05) strange noise accelerating under specific RPM
  129. ('01-'02) Steering wheel wobbling/vibrating/shaking...what now?
  130. ('09-'13) How do I keep my '11 from learning bad habits?
  131. ('09-'13) ATF higher when cold?
  132. Excessive moisture in 2k forester
  133. ('09-'13) Check engine light (CEL) and VDC light are ON with flashing cruise! Management
  134. 03 Forester knocking at start up
  135. ('01-'02) What to replace while the engine is out??
  136. ('03-'05) Timing belt
  137. ('01-'02) Wheezing sound at engine start and acceleration
  138. ('98-'00) Uneven tyre wear and juddering
  139. ('98-'00) Rear rumble
  140. ('03-'05) Issue accelerating up hills
  141. ('06-'08) CEL p02440 p01410
  142. ('98-'00) 1999 Forester not starting - no electric, no clicks
  143. ('98-'00) European subaru s-turbo 1999 OBD tool
  144. ('09-'13) Is your 7th Speaker (Subwoofer) on Touring Missing?
  145. ('06-'08) External headgasket leak? Dealer says no. What next?
  146. P0111 error Liberty MY01, EJ25, 2002, auto, 140k
  147. ('09-'13) Key Fob lock/unlock won't work at home
  148. ('03-'05) Do the accessory stock belts say Mitsubishi on them?
  149. loud blowing sound whlie in park?
  150. ('01-'02) 2.0L non turbo lurching when foot taken off accelerator.
  151. screech from power steering? 2007XT
  152. ('03-'05) Random idle engine misfire
  153. ('98-'00) Unidentified constant noise from the front.
  154. ('98-'00) Subaru coolant conditioner
  155. Servicing a IAC valve
  156. ('03-'05) viscosity of different synthetic oils
  157. service manual question
  158. ('98-'00) P0141 keeps coming back
  159. ('09-'13) slight vibration or jerkiness when letting off gas pedal
  160. VSC light flickering on Dash?? SH model.
  161. ('01-'02) Engine Whine and Fan upon startup
  162. ('03-'05) 56,000 miles, 2004 XT and needs head gaskets
  163. ('98-'00) Rubbing/Grinding Noise at Highway Speeds
  164. ('09-'13) New 2011 Forester Dummy Lights Coming ON
  165. ('98-'00) No start after half a Headgasket job
  166. ('09-'13) First Service Appointment
  167. ('03-'05) Extreme drop in gas mileage
  168. ('01-'02) noise in rt. rear-replaced both hub assemblies
  169. ('01-'02) MT Transmission crapped out. Options?
  170. ('03-'05) ECM Update?
  171. ('09-'13) Problem with Windshield Wipers
  172. ('98-'00) 2000 Forester no spark
  173. ('03-'05) noise at highway speeds
  174. ('01-'02) AT gearbox prob's (please help)
  175. ('01-'02) Starting Issue
  176. Where to buy OEM maintance parts?
  177. ('06-'08) Cooler heater air
  178. ('98-'00) Will an automatic radiator work in a manual?
  179. ('03-'05) Classic car wont start thread......
  180. ('03-'05) Need Cat Converter
  181. ('98-'00) wiring diagram for fuel pump electrical connector?
  182. can i drive my fozz with a broken exhaust ?
  183. ('06-'08) Battery replacement problems
  184. ('98-'00) HELP! Engine Lost Oil
  185. ('09-'13) Front door panel rattle.
  186. (All Years) "New" (to us!) Subey Forester
  187. (All Years) Kendall GT-1 Synthetic-Blend w/ Liquid Titanium FTW
  188. ('09-'13) 2012 Forester Tailgate Noise.
  189. ('09-'13) 09 FXT cutting out, hesitating and surging
  190. ('03-'05) 03 Second alternator in 2 yrs
  191. ('98-'00) 98 forester issues, please help!!!!
  192. ('09-'13) warranty
  193. ('98-'00) Annoying hatch squeak?
  194. ('03-'05) A/C & Heat Not working after Radio Install
  195. ('06-'08) Stock Radiator took a dump
  196. ('03-'05) 04 FXT: No oil line filters?
  197. ('03-'05) Forgot my key in the car (2005 forester xt)
  198. ('03-'05) 'ru Forester 2003 - losing water , no overheating.
  199. ('01-'02) Service Tools Question
  200. new car - dead battery
  201. (All Years) Advice Wanted: Dealer Ripped Fuel Hose During Recall
  202. ('03-'05) 03 XT turbo not engaging
  203. ('98-'00) Starting Problem (Lack thereof)
  204. general maintenance
  205. ('06-'08) not blowing heat like it used to
  206. ('09-'13) Remote Starter Affects Stereo Controls?
  207. ('98-'00) Vibration when accelerating at freeway speeds
  208. ('01-'02) OK to drive around w/o the plastic belly pan??
  209. ('09-'13) Lug nut fasterner yielded?
  210. ('98-'00) Engine will not start, flashing hold light and black smoke!
  211. ('98-'00) Wipers Acting up! NEED HELP
  212. ('06-'08) Poor acceleration
  213. ('03-'05) Jerky 2.5 NA deaccelleration
  214. ('09-'13) Holy Smoking Clutch Batman...
  215. ('98-'00) forester instrument panel lights
  216. 99 Forester warm rough idle issue
  217. ('09-'13) How hard, timing belts
  218. ('98-'00) 1998 JDM Forester Diesel fuel added by accident
  219. ('06-'08) Manuals
  220. ('03-'05) Forester Wind noise fixes?
  221. ('06-'08) Rubbing/Whining Noise when hitting bumps or uneven Surface
  222. ('06-'08) Vibration
  223. ('98-'00) 98 Forester DOHC started knocking
  224. ('06-'08) Stranded in Canada! Good battery-car died and will not start
  225. ('03-'05) Fuel Pump?
  226. ('09-'13) 2010 Forester engine stalls when clutch is pressed in
  227. Third party warranty/repair?
  228. ('03-'05) EGR Valve
  229. Exhaust Leak at/near engine, 2000 Forester
  230. ('03-'05) Whoosh noise from engine bay
  231. ('01-'02) Need a second opinion.
  232. ('03-'05) Headlight washer not working
  233. Need Help Diagnosing Grinding Noise!
  234. Help! Engine keeps cutting out
  235. ('09-'13) Anybody have problems with FRAM oil filters?
  236. ('98-'00) Head gasket issues
  237. ('03-'05) Might have blown head gaskets, help please.
  238. ('06-'08) Odd remote start behavior - Cold weather
  239. ('03-'05) steering rack seals?
  240. 04 XT Wind Noise
  241. ('09-'13) What should I be paying?
  242. ('98-'00) Terrible Trunk Noises!
  243. ('06-'08) No Start, No shift.
  244. ('98-'00) Very tiny fine cracks in the top of radiator!
  245. ('03-'05) can u mix synth oil w a non synth oil?
  246. (All Years) Need some help understanding “dealership” policy
  247. Fuel injection service for my 2001 Forester
  248. ('09-'13) 2012 Clutch Behavior
  249. ('09-'13) Idle stutter on 2012 Forester X with 5MT
  250. ('98-'00) Problems shifting into drive- getting stuck in Nuetral