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