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: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty



  1. ('03-'05) 2005 2.5x mt misfire/P0420
  2. Need to do a few things to my Forester
  3. Need help removing cam seals!
  4. ('03-'05) Airbag Control Module
  5. ('01-'02) A/C Compressor replacement cost
  6. 04 rear end squeel/ scrape noise
  7. Doing your own oil changes
  8. ('98-'00) Filler neck shroud question
  9. ('98-'00) About to take on 99 Forester Engine/Trans swap
  10. (All Years) possible common oil leak on subarus
  11. ('01-'02) Wish me luck,T-Belt, Hoses,Water pump,Brakes
  12. Forester A/C Woes...
  13. ('09-'13) knocking noise in the rear when driving through parking lots.
  14. ('09-'13) 11 2.5X Meter Replaced Under Warranty - Mileage back to ZERO
  15. This can't be normal
  16. ('09-'13) 11 Forester 2.5 non-turbo
  17. ('09-'13) Clunk when driving
  18. ('98-'00) Compression on only 1 cyl.
  19. ('09-'13) 2010 Forester Ventilation Odor
  20. ('03-'05) Hot engine - no fans, help please!
  21. ('06-'08) side mirror
  22. ('03-'05) Radiator Full/Overflow Low
  23. ('03-'05) No Cabin Air Filter?
  24. ('09-'13) 2011 Forester power outlet fuse blowing
  25. ('09-'13) Noise went away?
  26. ('03-'05) help!!! am i running lean/rich, or something else...
  27. ('06-'08) Forester 2.0L XE (non-turbo)
  28. Forester 2005 LLBean
  29. ('03-'05) Forester reliability?
  30. ('09-'13) Autostart problems
  31. ('06-'08) XTE foz reset ecu?? idle low
  32. (All Years) questions re OBDII software
  33. ('03-'05) Steam Coming Engine?
  34. ('03-'05) Slight overheating
  35. ('03-'05) Going to change trans and diff fluid now
  36. Hello - new '11 2.5x here - already in need of help!
  37. ('09-'13) 30k Maint..with Dealer or outside?
  38. Subaru email: Modification to Engine Control Module software
  39. ('09-'13) flashing lights
  40. ('06-'08) Take 2 on the noise ID, please
  41. New (to me) '04 XS 4EAT
  42. ('06-'08) quick warranty question
  43. ('03-'05) A/C compressor cycling on highway.
  44. ('09-'13) Forester XT - Secodary Air Valves P2443 and P2441
  45. ('03-'05) Engine Warning Light - sf5 forester xt 2.0L
  46. ('03-'05) AC issue ( can't find in search)
  47. ('98-'00) P0170 fuel trim malfunction
  48. ('01-'02) AC Problem!
  49. ('06-'08) PSA: Check your lug nuts.
  50. ('06-'08) 08 FXT Sport minor shake on idle
  51. ('03-'05) Rear center bearing replacement
  52. Air Conditioning leak
  53. ('03-'05) Forester XT , low mpg, haking a little at low rpm, random heating
  54. ('03-'05) 04 xt Rattle in Idle??
  55. AC sometimes doesn't work and sometimes works
  56. ('03-'05) xt auto shifting
  57. ('03-'05) Forester running hot
  58. (All Years) Help! All 4 front parking lights out
  59. ('01-'02) Power steering pump or rack?
  60. ('09-'13) Brand New 2011 2.5X Premium - AC (Evaporator) Problem
  61. Smoke from engine compartment
  62. ('03-'05) Repairs Triple Play! Thanks Everyone
  63. ('98-'00) Therma Gasket/Blown Head Gasket
  64. ('03-'05) Group N Engine Mounts - Do They Suit An NA?
  65. ('01-'02) craziest/weirdest problem ever
  66. ('03-'05) how often should I change oil during road trip?
  67. ('98-'00) Stranded
  68. ('03-'05) Blinking Check Engine Light P0483 - Cooling Fan
  69. ('09-'13) Service Program WVU-31
  70. ('01-'02) Big Time HELP needed 2001 Forester L
  71. Maintnence Cost
  72. ('01-'02) Odd coolant leak
  73. ('03-'05) Rear end making clanking noise
  74. ('06-'08) P1410 code + a long trip
  75. ('06-'08) spark plugs at 30k ?
  76. Stripped brake bleeder screw
  77. ('09-'13) XT rear seat not adjusting...
  78. '99 Forester L - overheating
  79. ('03-'05) Forester XT rough idle and shift
  80. Forester XT Oil question please....
  81. ('06-'08) 105k Service, additional work suggestions, clutch, struts, etc
  82. ('09-'13) 2011 Forester mystery bolt.
  83. ('01-'02) Connecting front and center exhaust pipes
  84. ('01-'02) help. sons car acting up...
  85. ('09-'13) 2010 FOZ rattles inside interior wheel well covers
  86. ('03-'05) Knocking Noise, maybe transmission?
  87. ('01-'02) '05 A/C compressor into '01 Forester
  88. ('98-'00) AC making puffing noise? Help!
  89. ('06-'08) auto tran oil change
  90. ('01-'02) Just bought one- help
  91. ('98-'00) electrical issue from hell!! ecu??
  92. ('09-'13) 2011 Forester High Pitched Sound
  93. ('03-'05) Intermittent A/C problem
  94. ('03-'05) 05 Subaru Forester XT clunking when turning
  95. ('09-'13) Whining
  96. ('09-'13) Quickie Oil Change Problems
  97. ('03-'05) checking rear brake shoe thickness
  98. ('09-'13) 11 Forester Battery
  99. ('03-'05) small oil leak
  100. ('09-'13) Forester interior rear squeaking!
  101. ('01-'02) Fuel Sender Unit Testing
  102. ('09-'13) Seafoam every month?
  103. ('01-'02) Engine tapping noise when cold
  104. Clogged Fuel System
  105. ('09-'13) Noise in GPS unit in Subaru Forester 2010
  106. ('06-'08) 2006 cabin air filter
  107. ('06-'08) HELP! Hawk pads with Centric rotors are dragging!
  108. ('03-'05) A/C Issue
  109. ('09-'13) Flashing CEL again, then off.
  110. Required Maintenance Changes from 2009 to 2010, potential for issues
  111. ('03-'05) trouble passing emission test
  112. ('09-'13) 30K Service - dealer wants to change coolant
  113. ('98-'00) Engine Overhaul Cost Advice Needed, Urgent!
  114. Dumb q of the century....
  115. '02 stalls at idle when hot
  116. ('09-'13) Maintaining warranty - shifty and rude service guy
  117. ('03-'05) Subaru Forester 2.5X
  118. ('09-'13) Rear Wiper not working
  119. ('09-'13) Post DIY Oil Change questions
  120. ('06-'08) Okay, time for another "name that noise".
  121. An odd question about first oil change from a new member
  122. ('03-'05) Cobb AP missing pin
  123. ('03-'05) How to drain the fuel tank
  124. ('03-'05) what kind of oil should I use?
  125. ('03-'05) Alarm Trouble
  126. ('01-'02) Transaxle boot torn
  127. ('01-'02) Timing belt replacement
  128. ('09-'13) AC compressor "chirp" when engaging
  129. ('98-'00) Outside Temperature Sensor
  130. ('09-'13) XT Wheel Corrosion
  131. ('98-'00) water pump/timing belt
  132. (All Years) Misfire, Check Engine Light (CEL) can it be so simple?
  133. ('03-'05) vibrations at high speed and braking, only after a while..??
  134. ('03-'05) Loss of power and engine smoking
  135. ('06-'08) Coolant Flush
  136. ('03-'05) New/Used AC Compressor? Which to Buy?
  137. ('01-'02) Catalytic Rattling
  138. ('01-'02) Check engine light on P0130. Questions inside
  139. help. seriously. i think my car is rebelling on purpose.
  140. ('03-'05) Broken AC Compressor bolt. Options?
  141. check engine
  142. ('01-'02) 2001 overheat ???
  143. ('98-'00) Strange engine noise please help
  144. ('98-'00) Front Axles
  145. ('01-'02) Dump it, fix it and dump it, or fix it and keep it?
  146. ('09-'13) Check engine light, Can not fuel.
  147. ('09-'13) Vibration inside roof liner
  148. ('98-'00) Electrical problem? Stall, Loss of intruments...
  149. ('03-'05) '04 XT preventive Turbo maintenance
  150. ('98-'00) New engine or have heads done?
  151. ('03-'05) Help Something's Leaking
  152. ('09-'13) 30000 service forester
  153. ('09-'13) Front and Rear wiper washer reversed
  154. Disappointed by Subaru Service
  155. ('09-'13) Leading edge moldng of small rear windows, cracks...known issue?
  156. ('98-'00) 1999 subaru forester oil pressure light
  157. ('03-'05) Help! Engine light just came on
  158. ('98-'00) Check Engine Light and the Knock Sensor
  159. ('03-'05) Help! Looking for advice with trouble codes: P1718, P1086, P0600 and P0700
  160. The goods and the bads of my Forester.
  161. Help! Timing belt
  162. ('03-'05) Groan/Grind under moderate acceleration
  163. (All Years) 3M DIY fuel system tune up kit
  164. ('98-'00) Forester rear wheels or tranny locked up
  165. Alarm Help
  166. New to Subbie's
  167. Air Conditioning
  168. ('09-'13) New forester 2011 mirror removal
  169. ('03-'05) BLACK tranny fluid and major slips and burps.
  170. ('06-'08) help me diagnose a/c problem
  171. ('03-'05) 4 codes!
  172. ('06-'08) Overstated DTC codes?
  173. ('09-'13) Unable to disable traction control
  174. ('09-'13) 2011 Touchy throttle/erratic accelaration
  175. ('09-'13) Forester 11 model year non-turbo
  176. ('09-'13) Rattles and vibrations on 2010 Foresters
  177. ('01-'02) Forester A/C compressor dead?
  178. Engine Control Module Reprogramming
  179. ('09-'13) test drive XT - check engine light
  180. ('03-'05) Noisy engine
  181. ('01-'02) Help with squeaky belt issue
  182. aux jack not working 2008 Legacy
  183. ('98-'00) Compression test possible w/ DOHC engine?
  184. ('98-'00) Cabin Air Filter Cover Kit
  185. noisy PCV valve
  186. ('09-'13) AC Smell
  187. (All Years) HELP! immobiliser problem :s!!!!!!
  188. ('03-'05) One of the two wires to the A/C blower is singed
  189. 2003 Subaru Forestor - Cylinder 1 Misfires/Head Gasket Leaks and other issues
  190. ('01-'02) Transmission or differential or something else?
  191. ('01-'02) Forester S Premium - a few questions
  192. So many threads, still confused- SYNTHETIC VERSUS CONVENTIONAL OIL
  193. ('06-'08) Getting noise in fourth and fifth gear under acceleration
  194. (All Years) Details around opening a case with SOA
  195. ('03-'05) Unknown Problem
  196. ('98-'00) Slow and Inacurate fuel gauge???
  197. ('03-'05) possible over boost issue
  198. Door won't open on my 2010
  199. ('09-'13) suspension
  200. ('03-'05) Does spark Plug change require resetting computer
  201. ('03-'05) Increasing cabin noise
  202. ('09-'13) Is there a fuel tank drain plug on the 2011 Forester?
  203. ('98-'00) 98 O2 sensor
  204. ('09-'13) 09 Forester 30k Fluid Change weights and amounts?
  205. ('01-'02) Vent control not working
  206. ('06-'08) spark plugs, wires, coil upgrades?
  207. ('09-'13) Jumpstarting issue (was: Stupid Stupid Stupid... please help!)
  208. ('03-'05) cost of timing belt and tensioner
  209. ('06-'08) Car Noise????? Little Truck
  210. ('03-'05) Approximate cost for valve guide & seal replacement?
  211. ('06-'08) 2.5L Turbo problems?
  212. ('01-'02) HELP! Balljoint pinch bolt sheared off
  213. ('01-'02) ignition coil question
  214. ('01-'02) Loss of power?
  215. ('06-'08) Chassis shacking when braking WHY????
  216. ('06-'08) ABS problems.... Does not go up hill???? Needs a few revs to start it going :-(
  217. Accidently put diesel fuel in my tank.
  218. ('09-'13) Noisy Start Up
  219. ('06-'08) CEL P2433: Secondary Air Injection System Pressure Sensor
  220. ('09-'13) a/c belt replacement
  221. ('09-'13) Need some advice on 48k maintenance
  222. ('03-'05) Hmm.. Interesting..
  223. ('98-'00) rack and pinion? how long will it last?
  224. ('03-'05) Spark plugs
  225. ('03-'05) Control Arm Bushings?
  226. 2003 Forester - Shifter hard to move
  227. (All Years) What do you all use for a code scanner??
  228. ('98-'00) Rack and pinion easy self fix?
  229. I need a new clutch pronto parts help!!
  230. ('09-'13) What does this connect to?? loose connector.
  231. ('98-'00) Battery/Emergency Light Warning Light
  232. ('03-'05) Dual Engine Air Filters?
  233. ('09-'13) vacuum leak?
  234. ('09-'13) Subaru Forester 2011 Owners - please read
  235. ('09-'13) Internal coolant leak?
  236. ('09-'13) Purposely overfilling oil?
  237. ('98-'00) Have check engine light code P0443
  238. ('98-'00) rattle & squeak on startup and switch off
  239. ('03-'05) 4 wheel alignment, balance, etc.
  240. ('09-'13) A/C Rattle (sounds like metal!)
  241. ('06-'08) CEL, speedo, Cruise
  242. torque setting - HELP :)
  243. ('06-'08) serpentine belt replacement question--
  244. HELP! JUST bought it and it SHAKES when stopped!!????!!?
  245. ('98-'00) Drivers side window problem (exploded views needed)
  246. Rear sway bar mounting locations rusted and pulled out
  247. ('01-'02) Just replaced front oxygen sensor (A/F), CEL codes persist.
  248. hazards flashing, but not really!
  249. ('03-'05) Starts up, then dies.
  250. ('01-'02) P0442 Code