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  1. VSC light flickering on Dash?? SH model.
  2. ('01-'02) Engine Whine and Fan upon startup
  3. ('03-'05) 56,000 miles, 2004 XT and needs head gaskets
  4. ('98-'00) Rubbing/Grinding Noise at Highway Speeds
  5. ('09-'13) New 2011 Forester Dummy Lights Coming ON
  6. ('98-'00) No start after half a Headgasket job
  7. ('09-'13) First Service Appointment
  8. ('03-'05) Extreme drop in gas mileage
  9. ('01-'02) noise in rt. rear-replaced both hub assemblies
  10. ('01-'02) MT Transmission crapped out. Options?
  11. ('03-'05) ECM Update?
  12. ('09-'13) Problem with Windshield Wipers
  13. ('98-'00) 2000 Forester no spark
  14. ('03-'05) noise at highway speeds
  15. ('01-'02) AT gearbox prob's (please help)
  16. ('01-'02) Starting Issue
  17. Where to buy OEM maintance parts?
  18. ('06-'08) Cooler heater air
  19. ('98-'00) Will an automatic radiator work in a manual?
  20. ('03-'05) Classic car wont start thread......
  21. ('03-'05) Need Cat Converter
  22. ('98-'00) wiring diagram for fuel pump electrical connector?
  23. can i drive my fozz with a broken exhaust ?
  24. ('06-'08) Battery replacement problems
  25. ('98-'00) HELP! Engine Lost Oil
  26. ('09-'13) Front door panel rattle.
  27. (All Years) "New" (to us!) Subey Forester
  28. (All Years) Kendall GT-1 Synthetic-Blend w/ Liquid Titanium FTW
  29. ('09-'13) 2012 Forester Tailgate Noise.
  30. ('09-'13) 09 FXT cutting out, hesitating and surging
  31. ('03-'05) 03 Second alternator in 2 yrs
  32. ('98-'00) 98 forester issues, please help!!!!
  33. ('09-'13) warranty
  34. ('98-'00) Annoying hatch squeak?
  35. ('03-'05) A/C & Heat Not working after Radio Install
  36. ('06-'08) Stock Radiator took a dump
  37. ('03-'05) 04 FXT: No oil line filters?
  38. ('03-'05) Forgot my key in the car (2005 forester xt)
  39. ('03-'05) 'ru Forester 2003 - losing water , no overheating.
  40. ('01-'02) Service Tools Question
  41. new car - dead battery
  42. (All Years) Advice Wanted: Dealer Ripped Fuel Hose During Recall
  43. ('03-'05) 03 XT turbo not engaging
  44. ('98-'00) Starting Problem (Lack thereof)
  45. general maintenance
  46. ('06-'08) not blowing heat like it used to
  47. ('09-'13) Remote Starter Affects Stereo Controls?
  48. ('98-'00) Vibration when accelerating at freeway speeds
  49. ('01-'02) OK to drive around w/o the plastic belly pan??
  50. ('09-'13) Lug nut fasterner yielded?
  51. ('98-'00) Engine will not start, flashing hold light and black smoke!
  52. ('98-'00) Wipers Acting up! NEED HELP
  53. ('06-'08) Poor acceleration
  54. ('03-'05) Jerky 2.5 NA deaccelleration
  55. ('09-'13) Holy Smoking Clutch Batman...
  56. ('98-'00) forester instrument panel lights
  57. 99 Forester warm rough idle issue
  58. ('09-'13) How hard, timing belts
  59. ('98-'00) 1998 JDM Forester Diesel fuel added by accident
  60. ('06-'08) Manuals
  61. ('03-'05) Forester Wind noise fixes?
  62. ('06-'08) Rubbing/Whining Noise when hitting bumps or uneven Surface
  63. ('06-'08) Vibration
  64. ('98-'00) 98 Forester DOHC started knocking
  65. ('06-'08) Stranded in Canada! Good battery-car died and will not start
  66. ('03-'05) Fuel Pump?
  67. ('09-'13) 2010 Forester engine stalls when clutch is pressed in
  68. Third party warranty/repair?
  69. ('03-'05) EGR Valve
  70. Exhaust Leak at/near engine, 2000 Forester
  71. ('03-'05) Whoosh noise from engine bay
  72. ('01-'02) Need a second opinion.
  73. ('03-'05) Headlight washer not working
  74. Need Help Diagnosing Grinding Noise!
  75. Help! Engine keeps cutting out
  76. ('09-'13) Anybody have problems with FRAM oil filters?
  77. ('98-'00) Head gasket issues
  78. ('03-'05) Might have blown head gaskets, help please.
  79. ('06-'08) Odd remote start behavior - Cold weather
  80. ('03-'05) steering rack seals?
  81. 04 XT Wind Noise
  82. ('09-'13) What should I be paying?
  83. ('98-'00) Terrible Trunk Noises!
  84. ('06-'08) No Start, No shift.
  85. ('98-'00) Very tiny fine cracks in the top of radiator!
  86. ('03-'05) can u mix synth oil w a non synth oil?
  87. (All Years) Need some help understanding “dealership” policy
  88. Fuel injection service for my 2001 Forester
  89. ('09-'13) 2012 Clutch Behavior
  90. ('09-'13) Idle stutter on 2012 Forester X with 5MT
  91. ('98-'00) Problems shifting into drive- getting stuck in Nuetral
  92. ('09-'13) Oil question
  93. ('03-'05) 02 sensor Heater Circuit issue
  94. ('03-'05) 04' XT - burning plastic smell???
  95. ('01-'02) So are my head gaskets finally leaking?
  96. ('09-'13) Center Seat Belt Roof Mount Help
  97. ('06-'08) grunt noise at near stop
  98. ('06-'08) Left Rear Wheel Area Rattle
  99. ('98-'00) Maintenance at 70k miles on 2000
  100. ('06-'08) Tire light,Brake light
  101. ('01-'02) Forester backfiring
  102. ('98-'00) 1998 Forester Occasionally Won't Start
  103. ('98-'00) Terrible month
  104. Gas smell that goes away
  105. ('98-'00) NO Signals PLZZZ HELP
  106. ('06-'08) Questions about my concerns...
  107. ('01-'02) 02 160k hesitation and running rough
  108. ('03-'05) P0301 and shaking shaking
  109. (All Years) Front end rattle on bumps, inner tie-rod?
  110. ('06-'08) 07' FORESTER KEYLESS entry unlocks but won't unlock
  111. ('09-'13) Paying for Subaru Extended Factory Warranty 3yr + 3yr (Y or N)
  112. ('01-'02) need help
  113. Dash Problem
  114. ('03-'05) REAR differential noise
  115. gas tank leak- replace or can it be fixed?
  116. ('09-'13) Scary when the service guy gets concerned [CE,TC, CC]
  117. ('09-'13) Burning valves on Forester 10' gasoline with LPG
  118. Bought 1998 Forester w/ 170K
  119. ('98-'00) Rear Defrost button locks tailgate! Huh?
  120. ('03-'05) Blown radiator hose, questions
  121. ('01-'02) Oil in spark plug hole
  122. ('03-'05) 2003 Forester XS MT: Screeching in the morning/starts after sitting..
  123. ('98-'00) 2000 Overheating problem: Confirm my suspicions
  124. ('98-'00) Forester 2000 running issues/head gasket replacement
  125. ('09-'13) Adjust radio while in motion?
  126. 2011 Subaru Forester 9000 mile SAD review!
  127. windshield noise
  128. ('98-'00) Apparently I bought the Fozzy from Hell!
  129. ('06-'08) Power steering pump dying?
  130. ('06-'08) Header wrap cause Hi engine coolant heat?
  131. ('03-'05) oil pan replacement
  132. (All Years) Newer Forester
  133. ('03-'05) Tech Tip: Subaru DTC P0011 and Excess Smoke From Tail Pipe
  134. ('01-'02) Timing Belt Question
  135. ('03-'05) engine pull questions
  136. ('98-'00) Thumping noise up front on 99 Forester L
  137. ('01-'02) Slight Throttle/ cruising Hesitation.
  138. ('01-'02) A cry out for help! Air flow sensor problems :(
  139. (All Years) 1996 Toyota Camry Problems :(
  140. ('03-'05) Need Advice: Need New Engine?!?
  141. Remove intake to change filter??
  142. ('98-'00) P0446 fault code, will not stay running
  143. ('03-'05) 2004 e brake light question
  144. ('98-'00) forester s turbo running rough
  145. ('03-'05) 120K mi Maintenance
  146. ('03-'05) inner tie rod?
  147. ('03-'05) Doing spark plug seals, what else?
  148. ('03-'05) Found an XT with bad turbo, help!?
  149. ('09-'13) P0435 Code - Dealer Replacing Pressure Control Solenoid Valve (p/n 42084FG020)
  150. ('03-'05) Is this bad? Head gasket/ valve cover leaking
  151. AHHH coolant leaking out of radiator!!! and maybe worse!
  152. General Maintenance (catching up)
  153. ('01-'02) Broken Front-End Repair
  154. ('09-'13) Just installed an AEM DryFlow engine air filter
  155. ('09-'13) Spark plugs
  156. ('09-'13) Hatch Leaking no sunroof
  157. ('03-'05) Heat Blower not working this morning ...BURRRR
  158. ('09-'13) Seat Belt
  159. ('03-'05) Front Wheel Spin
  160. ('98-'00) Mechanical Wizard give me your prediction
  161. Instructions to Replace the AC Evaporator
  162. ('03-'05) Torque Bind
  163. ('01-'02) 01 Forester Problems
  164. ('98-'00) Am I on the right track?
  165. ('01-'02) Power steering flush?
  166. ('03-'05) Gasoline Smell in Cabin During Startup
  167. ('98-'00) buzzing noise from rear 02 sensor?
  168. ('03-'05) Replace wheel bearing or buy knuckle & hub?
  169. ('01-'02) Need Advice
  170. ('01-'02) shop manual
  171. ('01-'02) Rear Trailing Arms and bushings
  172. ('03-'05) wheel sticks to center hub
  173. ('03-'05) Radiator Problems (whats new)
  174. ('03-'05) 2003 forester 2.5x No heat from heater
  175. What is this sensor?
  176. ('98-'00) My car knows I'm about to sell her
  177. ('98-'00) Fuel Tank Strap Bolts - Anybody Remember Which are Which?
  178. ('98-'00) I Smell Coolant
  179. ('06-'08) Blinking AT oil temp and solid ABS
  180. (All Years) Anyone have a Subaru Technical Subscription?
  181. ('98-'00) Cruise/fuel issues with '98 Aussie GT Forester
  182. ('01-'02) 01' Forester - HG replaced and it's almost immediately overheating again.
  183. ('09-'13) 09 XT with 36K miles, dealer says I need an oil flush?!
  184. ('98-'00) Huge clunk when downshifting hot
  185. ('03-'05) 04 FXT P0302 Cylinder 2, Low vaccum
  186. ('09-'13) Need help with replacing the Aux port and console lid 09 FXT
  187. ('03-'05) Thermometer malfunction/no function
  188. electrical issues
  189. 2012 XT; 1400 miles Trans already went up
  190. ('03-'05) Clunking Sound over bumps at low speeds. ***.
  191. ('03-'05) Oil leak in 2003 Forester.
  192. ('09-'13) '09 X cat converter heat shield, warranty?
  193. ('03-'05) Possible to Crack Radiator During Timing Belt Replacement
  194. '05 forester turbo problems
  195. ('01-'02) Axle replaced now engine leaking/overheating
  196. ('09-'13) '10 driveshaft noise
  197. Service Ripoff?
  198. 2003 Forester Gas Gage trouble
  199. ('03-'05) Driveline binding or hill holder?
  200. ('09-'13) Is this a Starter issue?
  201. ('98-'00) Overheating, please advice.
  202. ('98-'00) Forester S fuel leak under AND inside car
  203. ('98-'00) 2000 Forester - Wheel Bearing Replacement History
  204. ('03-'05) Coolant problem: circulation issue?
  205. ('06-'08) Grr.. help! Lower lock nut for accessory belt-
  206. ('98-'00) No power under load
  207. ('98-'00) Help, CEL P0156 P0156 P0063 P0136
  208. ('03-'05) Fog Lights Not Coming On
  209. ('09-'13) rookie subaru question. what does subaru call this plastic piece?
  210. ('01-'02) Drive Shaft Replacement
  211. ('03-'05) Gear oil question
  212. ('01-'02) Help Desperate! Bad Shake at 50 MPH
  213. Rotten eggs?
  214. ('98-'00) Radiator replacement?coolant smell, 2000 Forester LE
  215. ('03-'05) GPL (LPG) switch doesn't work
  216. ('03-'05) Is something wrong?
  217. ('09-'13) Seals and moisture
  218. ('98-'00) Alright guys.. i'm stumped... P1325 code
  219. ('98-'00) '00 Forester Wont Start, No Dash Lights, Battery Good
  220. ('06-'08) clciking sound on startup
  221. ('01-'02) Immobiliser issues
  222. So i put my xt on the lift today...
  223. ('03-'05) We have your test results sir - you may want to sit down
  224. ('06-'08) '06 XT Upper Radiator Hose leaking again...
  225. ('03-'05) Handbrake light and lone screw
  226. ('03-'05) 4EAT shifter noise when stopping/accelerating
  227. (All Years) How to test radiator fan relay & motor functionality?
  228. "the Forester Money Pit"...is it worth it??
  229. ('06-'08) Code reader problem. Help
  230. ('09-'13) 2012 Screen/Radio doesn't turn off/delayed
  231. ('09-'13) Have a rumbling noise coming from under the front end - and can feel it while driving
  232. ('98-'00) Cat issue - is the mechanic right?
  233. ('06-'08) Slow power window
  234. repair vs sell
  235. ('98-'00) Wipers Slapping (top and bottom) please help
  236. ('01-'02) Torque bearing noise?
  237. ('01-'02) 2002 Subaru forester Radio Problem
  238. ('98-'00) 98 Foz really random lock/unlock while driving or parked.
  239. ('09-'13) Must use cerified Suby tech or void warranty? true?
  240. ('03-'05) P0691 Code
  241. 2001 Catalytic Converter pROBLEMS
  242. ('01-'02) ABS light on/off
  243. ('06-'08) Check condition of manual transmission mounts
  244. ('01-'02) Very Rough Running, Backfiring, Shuddering, Loss Of Power... WTH?
  245. Idle Air Control Valve
  246. ('06-'08) Vibration at sharp turns HELP!
  247. Gas - Hard to Fill
  248. temperture guage
  249. ('03-'05) Loss of heater controls
  250. 2010 Forester with oil/exhaust smell coming from engine