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: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty



  1. ('03-'05) Hood popping up on 2005 Forester XT while driving
  2. ('09-'13) Cold start timing chain rattle 2011 DOHC
  3. ('06-'08) Thermostat: no jiggle pin, can I drill a hole?
  4. ('06-'08) P0301 last week.
  5. ('06-'08) Ignition problem
  6. ('98-'00) What is the name of plastic cover that is under the engine that covers the oil pan?
  7. ('98-'00) Timing Belt quote - is this too high?
  8. ('09-'13) Steering column rattle/knock???
  9. ('03-'05) Engine auxiliary fan running frequently
  10. ('03-'05) 2005 overheating on the highway
  11. ('01-'02) Clutch replaced then..P0507, P1511, P1513, P1515, P1517
  12. ('03-'05) Right front middle clunk noise
  13. ('01-'02) 3 Beeps when I lock my Forester
  14. Headlamp Washers
  15. ('03-'05) Funny whistling, soft humming, buzzing sound
  16. ('06-'08) Oil burn rate: 1 qt in 4500
  17. ('03-'05) Broken Axel?
  18. ('03-'05) Sudden drop in MPG
  19. ('01-'02) Q: How many shop hours for axle replacement?
  20. ('98-'00) My car died on me today, drives only in limp mode.
  21. ('98-'00) Overflow can fills up all the time
  22. ('98-'00) slightly bent valves, question
  23. ('98-'00) Significant overheating problem.
  24. ('98-'00) Help!!! Changed Battery and now car wont start....Possible engine immobilizer problem
  25. ('03-'05) Serpentine & ac belt question
  26. ('98-'00) Lost key (No spares)
  27. ('09-'13) Key sticks in ignition
  28. ('09-'13) fuel filter
  29. ('03-'05) General Forester maintenance questions
  30. ('03-'05) Knocking noise on the undercarriage while driving
  31. ('03-'05) 04 XT getting heavy gas smell
  32. ('98-'00) 99 Forester Diagnose loss of power when warm
  33. ('06-'08) new motor now oil light on?
  34. ('01-'02) why does the reservoir empty often
  35. ('03-'05) Door handle has pulled away from door
  36. ('98-'00) Forester turbo import overheating
  37. ('98-'00) forester won't start HELP PLEASE
  38. ('03-'05) Switching to Sync on next oil change?
  39. ('03-'05) '04 Forester Turbo - overheat, weird conditions- please help diganose
  40. ('06-'08) Wot Happened?
  41. ('01-'02) Bad Front Oxygen Sensor?
  42. ('98-'00) Fuel pressure on 99 forester 2.5l n/a
  43. Beep on starting!
  44. ('03-'05) irregular engine oil readings
  45. ('06-'08) Overheating... help diagnose
  46. 2010 Forester - too many rattles/squeaks
  47. ('09-'13) 10 Forester/ Washer tank capacity
  48. ('98-'00) Translation help needed on '97 Forester!
  49. ('03-'05) Just bought it and have a check engine light on!
  50. ('98-'00) burning off lots of oil and overheating possible HG
  51. ('09-'13) RPM drop after cold start
  52. Repeated front O2 sensor failure
  53. ('09-'13) 2009 unknown fluid leak & possibe coolant loss
  54. ('01-'02) Oil Leak, what now?
  55. ('01-'02) Locks and security system not right
  56. ('98-'00) air filter box self destruction
  57. heated mirror fire in door 2003 out back
  58. ('09-'13) Left Wheel Noise on Washboard Surfaced Roads
  59. Love my new fozzie but....
  60. ('03-'05) HELP: I smell GAS inside my 04 Fozy XT
  61. ('09-'13) MY11 - ignition is long when very cold, Boxer behavior?
  62. ('98-'00) Shop Manual for 99' Subaru Forester
  63. ('98-'00) Passenger Side noise
  64. ('09-'13) dishwasher detergent spill in cargo area - HELP
  65. ('98-'00) help smoke from forester
  66. ('03-'05) '04 XT needs new engine. Really?!
  67. ('06-'08) 60k service during CPO warranty period - dealer or independent?
  68. ('03-'05) One wiper working, the other one does not
  69. ('09-'13) 2010 2.5X -Wimpy Alternator?
  70. ('98-'00) No heat, engine temp normal
  71. ('01-'02) Cold Start dies at idle..
  72. ('98-'00) HELP!! I'm a newbie!
  73. ('98-'00) Clutch replacement: Stock?
  74. ('01-'02) Cold engine knocking sound.. valve chatter
  75. windshield washer
  76. ('03-'05) Noises form my car, is it normal?
  77. ('01-'02) Wheel Bearing Installation, Can't get proper bearing preload
  78. ('03-'05) Grease?
  79. ('09-'13) Steering tighter after JiffyLube visit
  80. ('03-'05) 05 stalls after new battery installation
  81. ('09-'13) 36-hours old; check engine light on
  82. ('01-'02) Slight smell of gasoline inside when idling
  83. ('06-'08) Resonator split at seam
  84. ('03-'05) CEL codes P0031 and 0037 - need help
  85. Power loss at hwy speeds XT
  86. ('09-'13) 2011/2012 Forester Bluetooth problems
  87. ('09-'13) Availability of 2010 Subaru Forester shop manuals
  88. ('03-'05) Problem with air vent control knob
  89. Help!
  90. ('98-'00) engine sputter
  91. ('01-'02) Using anti freeze
  92. New to the forum
  93. ('06-'08) Life of the oil....?
  94. ('06-'08) FRONT Differential
  95. ('03-'05) Cold start problems
  96. changing oil for sub zero temperature?
  97. ('01-'02) 2001 Engine Mounts
  98. ('01-'02) Subaru Outback 2001 burning oil smell - please help!
  99. ('03-'05) engine light?
  100. ('98-'00) What should head gaskets cost?
  101. ('09-'13) 2011 gasket leak on 2.5X
  102. ('01-'02) Seat Warmer switch Bulb
  103. upstream oxygen sensor 04 forester
  104. Major driver seat problem 2011 Forester
  105. ('03-'05) 04 Xt Engine code/ rough idle
  106. ('03-'05) Mystery Coolant Leak
  107. ('09-'13) Front wheels spinning freely when on the lift?
  108. ('03-'05) Need help diagnosing misfire
  109. 2004 Forester X, replacing air filter
  110. ('03-'05) 50$ Jiffy Lube Oil Change
  111. ('09-'13) after market bov
  112. ('98-'00) Hard shifting and dies suddenly when warm
  113. ('06-'08) replaced cabin filter!!
  114. ('06-'08) 06 Forester Dying Idle Help Needed
  115. ('98-'00) 1998 L -- Engine Overheated! What's the problem?
  116. ('03-'05) Creaking noise is GONE
  117. ('06-'08) 02 sensor codes
  118. ('03-'05) CEL comes up with P0128(thermostat malf.)
  119. Flutter Sound in non-Turbo Engine
  120. ('01-'02) Leaking Coolant
  121. ('98-'00) No spark with Knock Sensor Reading
  122. ('06-'08) Ran out of gas - Now FXT won't start
  123. ('98-'00) Airbag light issue
  124. ('98-'00) 00 Forester:p0440, p0420 & fuel smell?
  125. ('98-'00) Heater Core Leaking, 180K, don't want to spend the $1K to fix it
  126. ('03-'05) Timing belt brand
  127. ('98-'00) No start at -20F
  128. ('98-'00) Nagging P0440 won't go away
  129. ('98-'00) 99 Forester overheating after reseal
  130. ('98-'00) 1998 Forester Leaking gas???
  131. ('09-'13) Power windows slow to close?
  132. ('98-'00) "Brown sugar" smell
  133. ('03-'05) Beginners Questions
  134. ('09-'13) Rattling when in Reverse?
  135. ('98-'00) 99 Forester - no start after new battery
  136. ('98-'00) FWD Light is staying on??
  137. ('09-'13) Engine oil weight - first oil change
  138. ('09-'13) Solving warranty issue
  139. ('01-'02) Coolant res bubbling on both heads?
  140. Engine Oil Change Frequency
  141. ('98-'00) Knock Sensor changing, do's and dont's
  142. ('03-'05) rear washer leak in roof liner?
  143. ('01-'02) looks like im gonnna need a new tranny, please help:)
  144. ('03-'05) misfiring #1 and #3
  145. ('03-'05) Forester 2.5x: grinding/vibration when turning at low speed
  146. ('09-'13) where did the oil go
  147. ('01-'02) Radiator has gone bad..
  148. Car releases boost pressure when losing traction?
  149. ('03-'05) Cooling system question
  150. ('06-'08) As I brake and slow to 2mph, and as I take off from a stop...click
  151. ('98-'00) Vibration at high speeds
  152. ('98-'00) ECU fried? Recommend diagnostics to isolate
  153. ('09-'13) Whole lotta shakin' going on for 2011 Foz
  154. Changing Oil, Tranny and Differential Fluid after 1K Mi?
  155. ('98-'00) Big Smoke, 80A Fuse Blown, Cranks, Won't Start
  156. ('03-'05) Windshield Wiper - High Setting
  157. ('01-'02) Door Open Light stays on
  158. ('09-'13) Ice Build Up on top of Exhuast Heat Shielding
  159. ('03-'05) Bye Bye Radiator?
  160. ('03-'05) Wheel Bearing DIY?
  161. ('98-'00) Almost stalled immediately after starting! What's wrong?
  162. ('98-'00) forester losing battery charge overnight
  163. ('03-'05) uhh ohh that doesnt sound good
  164. ('98-'00) Auto Gearing down when coasting
  165. ('03-'05) 05 fxt turbo whisle
  166. ('01-'02) Approaching 100K Miles (160K Km), Maintenance Due/Overdue
  167. ('09-'13) 2010 Forester Rear Hatch Door Squeaking...
  168. ('09-'13) Weird smell from dash defroster...chemical/burning scent?
  169. ('03-'05) 04 FXT Clutch and Engine questions
  170. ('98-'00) Weird bouncing/choking feeling
  171. ('03-'05) Gas smell when Anti-lock Brakes are Activated. What?!?!
  172. ('03-'05) Window motor...is a regulator needed?
  173. Takes two tries to start when cold?
  174. ('03-'05) strange starting issue that disappeared, now check engine light on...?
  175. soft popping/clicking on sharp turns
  176. Front Diff Problem
  177. P0442 yea yea
  178. ('98-'00) Coolant leak that disappeared...
  179. Outside temp reads 122F... ***?!
  180. noise at 45 to 50 mph
  181. Forester
  182. Question: Ripped Off or Not?
  183. Whine on start up
  184. speedo problems
  185. AC working wierd after Remote Start installation
  186. Parking lights / blinkers flash when battery I connected
  187. I need new hose clamps. Recommendations?
  188. MY10 Forester rough idle & only 2k miles?
  189. Clunk at take off
  190. Bad head gasket causes bad timing belt?
  191. 2005 Forester X - Replaced car battery, now car will turn off while driving
  192. Dull click when gas pedal is released
  193. Whining - Alternator ?
  194. 60K maintenance costs how much!?
  195. CV Axle / Knock Sensor / Strut Help Needed
  196. Identify that sound!
  197. Fair asking price for '01 w/ blown hgasket?
  198. Wad-wah-wah sound when cold
  199. major oil leak
  200. head gasket question??
  201. Warranty question...
  202. Squeaking Noise
  203. Check engine light, traction control light, and cruise light all just came on!?!
  204. Weird crash... (oem vs. aftermarket)
  205. 30k Mile Service
  206. Headgasket Failure
  207. 01 Forester Value
  208. Brake issue
  209. Weird Wind(?) Noise
  210. Radiator fans issue...
  211. Hissing Sound
  212. 09 passenger side door won't open.
  213. 1997 Outback does not go into gear.
  214. Cylinder 1&3 misfire
  215. Problem with the rear axle
  216. ??? 2011 plug change intervals for EJ25 and new 2.5
  217. Turbo whistles and spurts
  218. 2002 forester
  219. Headgasket?
  220. dreaded fault code P0170-HELP
  221. Blower Relay location
  222. CEL Questions, knock and O2
  223. 02 Forester loud whiny power steering
  224. failed engine 09 forester xt
  225. Saw a little smoke coming out of the hoodscoop yesterday.
  226. '04 XT manual water noise - radiator burp?
  227. HELP NEEDED- What is this new noise? (2011 Premium Forester)
  228. Help Engine Smoking!!!
  229. Twisted pulley...
  230. 99 Forester rumbling..
  231. Whining Walbro fuel pump
  232. Slow 2-3 shift, and slipping when cold
  233. Morning wheel lock weirdness
  234. Opinions Please on Small Oil Leak/Timing Belt
  235. 2001 Single turbo Overheating
  236. Left rear timing belt cover
  237. Need to use RTV on water pump?
  238. Tires are stuck... Stupid question
  239. Pulsing idle, sputters until 2k RPM
  240. New timing belt - still noisy?
  241. HG or...what?
  242. confused, hurt, frustrated
  243. Problems with Cigaretter Lighter sockets on '98 Forester
  244. crankshaft pulley bolt
  245. 2005 Forester X water pump
  246. Rust!
  247. steering vibrates above 60mph
  248. Head Gasket question
  249. Stiff Steering Wheel
  250. Dealer service issue