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: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty



  1. ('03-'05) Please tell me this isn't what i think it is...knock.
  2. ('98-'00) Windshield Washer doesn't work
  3. ('06-'08) Trouble starting
  4. ('09-'13) Traction Light Comes on after new tire install
  5. ('98-'00) Bad fuel economy
  6. ('98-'00) Where is the Front Sub Sensor located?
  7. ('06-'08) 30K Maintenance Performed
  8. ('98-'00) Why is this plug not hooked up (pic included)?
  9. ('03-'05) Front end KNOCKING
  10. ('09-'13) 3k mile service suggestions
  11. (All Years) Recall : ('03-'08) SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM (merged thread)
  12. ('98-'00) difference's between ignition coils
  13. ('03-'05) O2 sensor Problem + timing belt replacement + tune-up
  14. (All Years) Hesitation when taking off???
  15. ('03-'05) No power after ~4200 rpm
  16. ('98-'00) coolant temp sensor question on 98 2.5 dohc
  17. ('98-'00) Mass Airflow Sensor
  18. ('03-'05) Oil leaking from dipstick tube? (pic)
  19. ('03-'05) Radiator leaking on top end cap v. I knew it would happen!
  20. ('01-'02) Timing Belt Kit Recommendation
  21. ('09-'13) Glove box damper pivot broken
  22. ('03-'05) Alternator light, brake light, ... came on
  23. ('01-'02) Bucking/'Popping' noise
  24. ('98-'00) T/TB Gearbox has given up
  25. ('09-'13) fresh air vent
  26. ('03-'05) Are these OEM Parts? (Timing Belt Components)
  27. Thumping sound
  28. ('09-'13) general question on oil dipstick
  29. Help! Busted resonator on '07 Forester
  30. 2011 XT 5man jerks when coming on or off the accelerator
  31. ('03-'05) Forester XT blown radiator
  32. ('98-'00) fuel shut valve mystery
  33. ('03-'05) Forester Occasionally Stalls at Stops
  34. ('03-'05) Window motor problems, window drops as it pleases.
  35. Synthetic oil??
  36. ('09-'13) 2011 Paint Fail
  37. ('03-'05) P0457 code comes on when below half a tank
  38. ('06-'08) Oil Consumption or a leak? Help Please!
  39. ('03-'05) 04 forester - can't find the a/c leak
  40. ('98-'00) 99 Subaru Forester GT Turbo fuel pump
  41. Some Mechanical Guidance Please!!!!
  42. ('03-'05) The day my Fozzy went down
  43. ('06-'08) Forester stalled on freeway.
  44. ('03-'05) Can coolant erode and aluminium radiator?
  45. ('03-'05) p0301 CEL sometimes flashing 2.5 x 2004
  46. ('98-'00) 1998 Forester manual Clicking noise.
  47. ('03-'05) Clock on all the time?
  48. ('98-'00) Coolant overflow
  49. ('98-'00) PLEASE HELP!!! How can I fix this bolt hole?
  50. ('98-'00) Leakage?
  51. ('98-'00) God-awful Noise in Front End! Yikes!
  52. ('09-'13) Strange vibration?
  53. ('03-'05) Doing Timing Belt Change 04 XT w/75 K miles
  54. ('09-'13) Unbelievably Strange !!
  55. ('01-'02) Washed Car - Tail/Park Lights Stay On
  56. ('03-'05) P0420= Ecu too sensitive
  57. ('03-'05) Anybody have good luck with Bosch spark plugs?
  58. ('98-'00) Pinging without check engine light
  59. ('98-'00) Power steering fluid level extremely high... and smelly.
  60. ('03-'05) front wheel jerking
  61. ('01-'02) Wooshing noise at low speeds???
  62. ('03-'05) pulls to rt
  63. ('03-'05) ACC Belts : OEM vs. Gates vs. NAPA (Gates) vs. Mexico
  64. ('98-'00) Help diagnose problem with ignition system.
  65. ('03-'05) p0442 error code solved
  66. ('09-'13) Ticking noise in steering area, what could it be?
  67. ('09-'13) Timing belt inspection
  68. ('03-'05) Rather not too smart fuel filter question
  69. 2002 Subaru Forester Left side rattle
  70. ('03-'05) Power Window Motor Rebuild ?
  71. ('98-'00) female newbie--have dumb questions about mechanic quotes
  72. ('03-'05) Grind or groan from rear while turning.
  73. ('01-'02) Would a crankshaft failure make noise?
  74. ('09-'13) 2011 forester Factory fog Lights lenses cracked
  75. Rough Idle then OK; Check Engine Light On; No Cruise Control!
  76. ('01-'02) Engine dies (quietly, on highway)... possible causes?
  77. ('03-'05) What oil are you using
  78. ('98-'00) 20-40 Minute Drive CE Loss of Power Part II
  79. ('09-'13) "Chirp" goes my 2011 Forester XT auto
  80. ('09-'13) Oil drain plug...no sealing washer?
  81. ('06-'08) metal rattling sound from transmission area
  82. Secondary air injection valves
  83. Buffeting noise coming from rear passenger side brake
  84. ('98-'00) just bought 99 Forester... 2 problems
  85. (All Years) Oil change due to elapsed time since prior
  86. (All Years) A walk down the lube isle...
  87. ('09-'13) Windshield attracts stone like a magnet
  88. ('09-'13) ABS and Vehicle Dynamics Control lights
  89. ('98-'00) Possible Starter Problem with my 99 Forester
  90. ('06-'08) turbo takes 3-4 seconds to kick in. normal?
  91. ('09-'13) Air from vents running hot/warm? Anyone else '11 FXT
  92. Fuel Door Light
  93. ('06-'08) Rear Defrost Not Working
  94. ('06-'08) Air Filter Install Tip
  95. ('98-'00) Original coil gone bad on JDM replacement motor
  96. ('09-'13) Carrier Bearing
  97. ('09-'13) Transmission oil change
  98. ('09-'13) confused about engine oil
  99. ('98-'00) Starts-idles-dies
  100. ('01-'02) Forester Making Noise at Low Speeds
  101. ('06-'08) Missfire cylinder 4 CEL
  102. ('01-'02) Running really rough when under power
  103. ('98-'00) Radiator Fluid / Coolant leak?
  104. Emergency gas light on at 1/4 tank.. Normal? 2011
  105. ('09-'13) Power Steering Fluid...and filter?
  106. 2011 Forester Rattle
  107. ('03-'05) Spark Plug Tube Gaskets
  108. ('03-'05) Low frequency, Low pitch resonating sound
  109. ('03-'05) Forester starts hard.
  110. ('03-'05) Temperature (gauge) jumping up and down
  111. ('09-'13) 2010 Forester 2.5X Automatic clicking noise when accelerating
  112. ('03-'05) oily/greasy rim
  113. ('06-'08) Air pump inspection method?
  114. ('03-'05) rack and pinion seal kit
  115. ('09-'13) 2010 missing oil?
  116. ('03-'05) Forester XT throwing codes P0011 / P0021
  117. ('98-'00) 1999 Forester L w/127K - multiple leaks
  118. check engine light question
  119. Coolant / power steering
  120. '06-'08 Forester chemical smell
  121. ('06-'08) Random ticking, slight sputter, engine shake
  122. ('06-'08) 2007 forester rear droning noise at speed
  123. ('09-'13) Stench when I stop
  124. ('03-'05) Buying an 04 XT- should I pull the trigger?
  125. ('03-'05) HVAC warms my outside air too much..
  126. ('06-'08) Forester running hotter than normal
  127. ('98-'00) 1999 Forester Fan Issue
  128. ('09-'13) 2010 NA Forester clutch blown at 30k miles.
  129. ('06-'08) Headlight
  130. ('09-'13) Correct Oil Filter for 2011 XT?
  131. ('03-'05) 04 Forester Radiator Replaced
  132. need help w/check engine code
  133. ('03-'05) Automatic stalled on the highway?
  134. ('01-'02) Removing AWD related fuse to test for bad driveshaft Ujoints
  135. ('03-'05) Rattle pass side rear door area
  136. ('09-'13) 09 Forester body rust
  137. ('09-'13) Key Fob - broke (only unlock & panic works)
  138. Manual Transmission, knocking noise in engine bay?
  139. ('06-'08) Power Steering Pump Noise
  140. ('98-'00) Dealer Repair Etiquette
  141. ('09-'13) front differential drain plug
  142. ('03-'05) Forester won't start
  143. ('03-'05) Whistle-ticking?
  144. ('09-'13) Seat material problems, warranty?
  145. ('03-'05) Automatic tranny fluid change
  146. ('98-'00) rear crossmember rusted out
  147. ('06-'08) Loss of drivability after clutch change??
  148. ('09-'13) Question about illumination of wiper and light stalk
  149. ('01-'02) Water (?) leak by F/R wheel.
  150. Badly handled Forester
  151. ('06-'08) Vibration at idle
  152. ('98-'00) 99 Forester Centre Diff Knocking - Need Opinions
  153. 2010 forester ECU reprogramming
  154. ('09-'13) GPS Error
  155. ('09-'13) 2011 moonroof leaking
  156. ('03-'05) 2005 2.5 X "sludge" in coolant!
  157. (All Years) Forester Bearing/Axle Problems
  158. ('01-'02) Air Conditioning
  159. 2011 forester
  160. ('09-'13) Forester 2.5 idle management wierd
  161. ('03-'05) Rough Idle and Misfire Cylinder 2
  162. ('98-'00) blower motor/resistor replacement
  163. ('98-'00) Buying a used 98 Foz...
  164. ('03-'05) 2003 subaru forester eats transmission oil
  165. ('06-'08) I don't know about this repair bill.
  166. ('98-'00) Hesitant acceleration while A/C is on...
  167. (All Years) HG Oil sealant
  168. (All Years) misfire, could use some help
  169. ('03-'05) What should a timeing belt job cost
  170. (All Years) Maybe I won't try this again..
  171. 2005 forester timing belt
  172. ('09-'13) 09 Forester sounds like a diesel
  173. 2005 Subaru Forester NA issue
  174. ('98-'00) Maybe HG problem
  175. ('03-'05) Part identification
  176. ('09-'13) Replace spark plugs
  177. Subaru Forester 02 Engine Hesitation
  178. ('03-'05) 04 xt rear wheel bearing replace
  179. ('98-'00) temperature problem?
  180. MPG computer
  181. ('03-'05) What did I do?!?!
  182. What the ....? 2011 X N/A auto
  183. ('06-'08) odd sound / diagnosis?
  184. ('06-'08) HG question on 2.5L N/A OBW
  185. ('03-'05) FXT engine under-cover
  186. ('09-'13) Metallic sound kicks in at 15 mpg
  187. ('09-'13) 2011 Subaru Forester cold start "video" Is this normal?
  188. ('06-'08) Engine died, coolant puddle, fault codes...help?
  189. 2010 Forester coolant change - DIY
  190. Guide for the Exhaust valve
  191. ('98-'00) Running rough and sometimes dies
  192. "V Belt"
  193. Narrowly missed $2k in repairs.
  194. ('06-'08) Oil when pulled out plug wire
  195. ('09-'13) Forester Transmissions Problem?
  196. ('03-'05) Help Fast PLZ! lol
  197. Engine surge w/ AC on
  198. ('09-'13) Noisy High Pitched Fuel Pump
  199. ('01-'02) Trans fluid change?
  200. ('09-'13) Little Squeak sound
  201. ('98-'00) ECL with no error codes
  202. Oil change questions
  203. Ticking Sound
  204. ('03-'05) 2005 2.5x mt misfire/P0420
  205. Need to do a few things to my Forester
  206. Need help removing cam seals!
  207. ('03-'05) Airbag Control Module
  208. ('01-'02) A/C Compressor replacement cost
  209. 04 rear end squeel/ scrape noise
  210. Doing your own oil changes
  211. ('98-'00) Filler neck shroud question
  212. ('98-'00) About to take on 99 Forester Engine/Trans swap
  213. (All Years) possible common oil leak on subarus
  214. ('01-'02) Wish me luck,T-Belt, Hoses,Water pump,Brakes
  215. Forester A/C Woes...
  216. ('09-'13) knocking noise in the rear when driving through parking lots.
  217. ('09-'13) 11 2.5X Meter Replaced Under Warranty - Mileage back to ZERO
  218. This can't be normal
  219. ('09-'13) 11 Forester 2.5 non-turbo
  220. ('09-'13) Clunk when driving
  221. ('98-'00) Compression on only 1 cyl.
  222. ('09-'13) 2010 Forester Ventilation Odor
  223. ('03-'05) Hot engine - no fans, help please!
  224. ('06-'08) side mirror
  225. ('03-'05) Radiator Full/Overflow Low
  226. ('03-'05) No Cabin Air Filter?
  227. ('09-'13) 2011 Forester power outlet fuse blowing
  228. ('09-'13) Noise went away?
  229. ('03-'05) help!!! am i running lean/rich, or something else...
  230. ('06-'08) Forester 2.0L XE (non-turbo)
  231. Forester 2005 LLBean
  232. ('03-'05) Forester reliability?
  233. ('09-'13) Autostart problems
  234. ('06-'08) XTE foz reset ecu?? idle low
  235. (All Years) questions re OBDII software
  236. ('03-'05) Steam Coming Engine?
  237. ('03-'05) Slight overheating
  238. ('03-'05) Going to change trans and diff fluid now
  239. Hello - new '11 2.5x here - already in need of help!
  240. ('09-'13) 30k Maint..with Dealer or outside?
  241. Subaru email: Modification to Engine Control Module software
  242. ('09-'13) flashing lights
  243. ('06-'08) Take 2 on the noise ID, please
  244. New (to me) '04 XS 4EAT
  245. ('06-'08) quick warranty question
  246. ('03-'05) A/C compressor cycling on highway.
  247. ('09-'13) Forester XT - Secodary Air Valves P2443 and P2441
  248. ('03-'05) Engine Warning Light - sf5 forester xt 2.0L
  249. ('03-'05) AC issue ( can't find in search)
  250. ('98-'00) P0170 fuel trim malfunction