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: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty



  1. ('03-'05) 04 FXT Burning smell at idle after highway driving
  2. ('03-'05) P0301 after oil change?
  3. ('98-'00) At Oil Temp flashes/tac goes crazy/temp gauge flies past the H/dies
  4. ('09-'13) 2010 Forester - Back Hatch ??
  5. ('06-'08) Alternator noise replacement help
  6. ('09-'13) 2011 Fozzie (non-Turbo) delayed acceleration / rough shifting
  7. 2000 Forester L Door Ajar Light
  8. ('09-'13) Squeeking belt sound
  9. ('03-'05) Engine running hot?
  10. (All Years) Flywheel stopper tool?
  11. ('03-'05) White smoke from 04FXT
  12. ('98-'00) no spark on cylinder 2
  13. ('06-'08) Lead replacement
  14. ('98-'00) IAC system issues
  15. ('03-'05) The ol' noise when turning issue - input appreciated
  16. ('03-'05) 04 Forester 2.5XT120K service
  17. ('01-'02) Oil leak; which oil to use?
  18. ('03-'05) passenger seat heater not working
  19. '12 XT Turbo, oil change schedule from beginning...
  20. (All Years) EGR valve
  21. (All Years) WVU-31 recall...?
  22. (All Years) Turbo oil supply clogged filters
  23. Auto door lock problems!
  24. (All Years) Prevention of 06XT Secondary Air Valve disaster
  25. ('03-'05) Changing AT fluid, what else should i do
  26. What to do?
  27. ('98-'00) spark plugs
  28. (All Years) Coolant Capacity question (not certain of factory manual's language)
  29. (All Years) Subaru AWD CANNOT give enough power to one wheel with traction to move the vehicle up
  30. ('01-'02) Throttle Body Sensor P0111, P0113, P0106
  31. (All Years) AT Oil Temp light and Check Engine light come on
  32. ('03-'05) P1718 and no start
  33. ('09-'13) Windshield & Back Window woes on my '11 Foz...
  34. ('98-'00) 1999 forester front axle problems
  35. ('03-'05) Rear hum diagnosis?
  36. ('03-'05) Brrrrrrrrr.... my Forester is making noises!
  37. (All Years) I Have a New Knock! Hurray and Help!
  38. Timing belt service revealed more problems
  39. ('09-'13) Clarify please
  40. 2011 Check Engine Light problem?
  41. ('98-'00) '98 Forester AT Fluid clarification
  42. ('09-'13) electric motor noise from rear of Forester
  43. ('09-'13) TSB for Crankshaft Pulley?
  44. (All Years) Leaves inside my roof!?
  45. Stock '02- What to do to it?!
  46. 2010 Knock/Ping
  47. ('98-'00) ej25 Knock? Watch the video
  48. ('06-'08) DTC P0851/0852 in '05 - '06 w/4EAT
  49. ('01-'02) Radio and clock dead
  50. ('01-'02) Output Shaft Assembly/Main Shaft Assembly
  51. ('03-'05) 2004 Forester X coolant leak / head gasket advice?
  52. ('03-'05) all goes dead when turn ignition switch
  53. ('09-'13) Code: P0026 and now maybe my clutch
  54. ('98-'00) Forester MT Torque Bind Limited-Slip Axle Additive
  55. ('09-'13) Emissions air filter behind engine air filter?
  56. ('06-'08) 3rd times a charm, threw another CEL
  57. Check Eng Light/Knock Sensor 2002
  58. ('98-'00) Cel p0443
  59. ('03-'05) Remote Door Lock problem
  60. ('01-'02) Bent valves
  61. ('98-'00) head gasket sealer
  62. ('98-'00) 98,99,00 SF door mirrors
  63. ('09-'13) Is this noise normal?
  64. clunk at ~10kph after startup
  65. ('03-'05) Occasional light dragging sound in back for a few seconds then nothing
  66. ('03-'05) Running like garbage after fueling up
  67. ('98-'00) CEL Throwing a couple codes
  68. ('03-'05) Bad engine vibration, smoothe at idle
  69. ('09-'13) Less than 1000 miles having issues.
  70. Runs rough when wet
  71. stenciling for the volume on my radio wearing off
  72. ('01-'02) 2001 Forester now at 90,000 miles. Do I need plugs wires ect..
  73. ('98-'00) Power Steering Pump DIY??
  74. ('98-'00) Forester water pump installed with no Gasket... Advice?
  75. ('03-'05) Loud Noises Normal?
  76. ('01-'02) Gurgling Sound From Overhead
  77. ('09-'13) 2011 - engine sounds off
  78. ('03-'05) Timing belt service cost/labor hrs.???
  79. ('98-'00) Flashing check engine light
  80. ('98-'00) Fans Always on
  81. ('01-'02) Strange clicking/clunking noise? (not engine)
  82. ('03-'05) Code question
  83. Help! Intermittent Power Flashing+Check Engine Light While Driving Highspeed
  84. ('98-'00) Will not start after fixing (well, I tried) issues
  85. ('03-'05) Check engine light and flashing cruise control
  86. noise from the air con compressor
  87. ('01-'02) Tailgate Rattling Unsloved
  88. ('09-'13) My New Forester
  89. ('03-'05) 04 xt P0011code options
  90. ('03-'05) 04 FXT heads?
  91. ('98-'00) 99 Forester fuel tank removal
  92. Need Help 2001 Forester
  93. ('06-'08) Changing Transmission Fluid
  94. ('98-'00) clutch fork dust cover
  95. ('03-'05) Oil "stop leak" additive?
  96. Which Fuse Will Reset Engine ECU
  97. ('03-'05) Overheated
  98. ('03-'05) SOA finally admits fuel leak problem!
  99. ('03-'05) trasmission problem...plz help
  100. ('06-'08) '06 Forester - Speedo & odometer not working, CEL on & Cruise light blinking
  101. ('03-'05) Help Engine noise???
  102. ('06-'08) Pulling to the left
  103. ('98-'00) Rough Idle and CEL On...
  104. ('09-'13) service manuals
  105. ('09-'13) 09 Forester tire pressure sensor
  106. ('03-'05) Weird instrument cluster issue
  107. ('01-'02) Whirring sound while the engine is running
  108. ('09-'13) Some questions for 2011 Forester owners.
  109. ('98-'00) Disconnected tube on engine
  110. ('01-'02) Odd Overheating Issue
  111. ('01-'02) Axle replacement
  112. ('09-'13) trim piece falls off
  113. ('03-'05) Chirping from the engine room! 04 FXT
  114. (All Years) frequent oil change = bad for car?
  115. ('03-'05) Burnt Oil Smell - 2004 Forester XT
  116. ('98-'00) Binding on sharp turns at slow speeds
  117. ('03-'05) Random no-start condition
  118. ('98-'00) Diagnostic Chart for P0440 Error Code - Help for location of one of the items
  119. ('09-'13) 2011 Forester with Wastegate flutter?
  120. ('06-'08) Clutch
  121. ('03-'05) Purchased 2005 Forester XS 2.5 non turbo CEL and flashing crise Control lgt
  122. ('09-'13) 2.5x 2011 Transmission Issues
  123. ('98-'00) Tranny and drive shaft blues
  124. Sludge in an odd spot
  125. ('03-'05) Coasting Idle issues
  126. ('06-'08) Forester has that car shuffling noise
  127. ('98-'00) Dies when driving in heavy rain
  128. ('03-'05) 2003 Forester - 2nd owner - tranny oil change?
  129. ('06-'08) Loss of gas mileage
  130. ('98-'00) I may have unwittingly killed (and then fixed) my car...
  131. Dealer Screw-Up
  132. ('03-'05) Two blown turbos in one week
  133. ('98-'00) car dies when engaging gear
  134. ('03-'05) Automatic Transmission Fluid Level
  135. ('09-'13) Warning lights came on while driving this weekend
  136. ('03-'05) Sqeaking from right side of car when making left turns
  137. ('01-'02) no air coming out of exhaust
  138. ('09-'13) "Hydraulic"-like hissing sound
  139. ('98-'00) My Timing Belt Adventure! :( & :)
  140. ('06-'08) Steering wheel or not, clicking sound, and more
  141. ('98-'00) Same fuel tank?
  142. ('98-'00) 1997 Forester overheating
  143. ('03-'05) Frak frak frak frak FRAK! (dead turbo)
  144. ('01-'02) Coolant, urgent question (trip in a few hours)
  145. ('09-'13) Noob with questions about mods and factory maintenance
  146. ('98-'00) Need some insight and guidance
  147. ('98-'00) Engine Tick?
  148. ('98-'00) help with map cel on a 99 sf
  149. (All Years) Let's talk oil drain pans/storage
  150. ('09-'13) 2009 Forester Head Gasket Leaks
  151. ('98-'00) Coolant Bypass Pipe?
  152. ('03-'05) soon to be doing the routine maintenance on forester
  153. ('09-'13) Glove Box broke while changing cabin filter!!
  154. ('98-'00) Loud High Pitched Whine from the Rear
  155. ('03-'05) p0458 where to start?
  156. (All Years) Oil Extractor
  157. ('98-'00) Looking For Subie Mechanic in Boulder CO Area
  158. ('01-'02) front end noise
  159. ('98-'00) Forester S problems
  160. ('09-'13) Differential/Transmission volumes
  161. ('09-'13) 11' forester xt tailgate!!
  162. ('03-'05) Noises when turning wheel after WRX suspension swap
  163. ('98-'00) Abs tone ring removal
  164. ('09-'13) Air freshener damages center panel
  165. Kinda Disappointed!
  166. ('01-'02) parking lights work, fogs/headlights/drl's don't!
  167. ('98-'00) Plug # 2 Stuck
  168. ('98-'00) Oil pump leak or Crank seal leak???? Please LOOK
  169. ('98-'00) Torn steering rack boots
  170. Is one jug of coolant enough for a coolant swap?
  171. dam you timing belt!
  172. ('03-'05) Window motor turning but not moving window
  173. ('03-'05) Cruise Control without Resume/Acc
  174. ('09-'13) 2010 burning oil
  175. ('09-'13) 2011 Oil change - dealer only?
  176. ('98-'00) Squeaking with the Manual tranny
  177. ('98-'00) timing belt change
  178. ('09-'13) 09 Rust on door at window frame, please check yours
  179. ('98-'00) 98 Forester shakes at freeway speeds
  180. ('09-'13) Loud resonnant rumble and TPMS failure
  181. ('03-'05) Filler Neck (pictures) to replace or not?
  182. ('98-'00) Oil Leak(s)? (with pics)
  183. ('01-'02) Help please
  184. ('09-'13) Service Manual
  185. ('09-'13) '09 Oil Change Interval
  186. ('98-'00) forester running problems
  187. ('03-'05) Forester XT engine blew - dealer quote
  188. ('01-'02) Used engine degreaser, now I'm stalling.
  189. ('03-'05) Should I do my own plugs or pay the dealer?
  190. Winterizing your Forester
  191. ('98-'00) Oil Separator Plate...Again
  192. ('09-'13) 2011 Forester Undercarriage
  193. ('09-'13) 2011 Tick Tick Tick
  194. ('09-'13) Why Subaru Spark Plugs Replaced at 27k, and Toyota at 110k??
  195. ('01-'02) After-market Cats?
  196. ('01-'02) Timing Re-alignment. HELP!
  197. ('09-'13) Throttle response with VDC on and off
  198. Seeking opinions
  199. ('98-'00) Cruise control question
  200. (All Years) Thoughts on Remanufactured Cylinder heads?
  201. CEL? Take it to the dealership!
  202. ('98-'00) weird "chirp" noise coming from engine compartment
  203. ('03-'05) Running hot sometimes
  204. SOS forester loses power when hot
  205. ('98-'00) Whinning noise comming from drivetrain under load
  206. ('01-'02) Going through Oxygen Sensors every 12 months?
  207. ('98-'00) Oil Leak...
  208. ('98-'00) Those damn windshield wipers!
  209. ('01-'02) Crack underneath front
  210. ('98-'00) 2.5 dohc vacuum lines
  211. ('98-'00) P0170 CE Code journey
  212. ('98-'00) Forester Random Stalling Problem
  213. ('03-'05) rattle at WOT in 2nd, coming from rear ???
  214. ('03-'05) 03 Mystery starting problems...real inigma
  215. ('01-'02) 2001 S Turbo won't start
  216. ('09-'13) 09 Forester 30k Scheduled Maintenance
  217. ('98-'00) cel is on, how do i test it
  218. ('98-'00) Forester that won't start
  219. electrical issues/security
  220. Bosch D3300 Oil Filter
  221. ('03-'05) 50km/hr rumble
  222. ('09-'13) oil change frequency when you dont use it
  223. ('03-'05) Whistling Sound
  224. ('98-'00) Grill Rmoval?
  225. ('03-'05) runs rough after refueling
  226. ('03-'05) how hot is too hot - coolant temperature
  227. ('98-'00) Help pick my repair--prioritize and delay :woohoo:
  228. About to flip the f*ck out... *contains profanity*
  229. 2003 forester heater is blowing cold air, not hot...
  230. ('01-'02) Mystery Road Noise (not normal Forester Road Noise)
  231. ('03-'05) Vibration while coasting at high speeds?
  232. ('01-'02) No Power forester. Help!
  233. ('09-'13) Why is my passenger side muffler spitting water out so bad?
  234. ('98-'00) Fix something, break something...Jeez!
  235. Breake / Piston to timing belt
  236. ('09-'13) Rear gear hard to shift into
  237. ('01-'02) Alignment Gone Wrong
  238. ('03-'05) Terrible Raddle When Heat Is On
  239. ('09-'13) Has any one have po455 in there 11 forester
  240. ('06-'08) Electrical lead undone= engine light coming on
  241. ('09-'13) Pinging temporarily fixed by ECU reset ?
  242. ('01-'02) New Subaru coolant has coolant conditioner in it???
  243. ('03-'05) Grinding/Grating Noise (2005 XT 4AET)
  244. Can't see out the windows in my 2011 Forester with no cupholders
  245. (All Years) Subaru Engine Oil System Flush
  246. ('03-'05) '03 Forester A/C wont stay cool
  247. ('98-'00) Rebuilt everything: AC STILL not cooling
  248. ('98-'00) Still Perplexed...(or, Did I Get Stuck?)
  249. Forester NIGHTMARE-- 1 overheating = NEW ENGINE
  250. ('03-'05) Strange driveline/suspension rattle from front of FXT