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: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty



  1. Help. Noise under drive.
  2. ('09-'13) Flashing Outside Temperature Light
  3. **urgent recall notice**
  4. ('01-'02) motor vibration 1500 rpms and above ***!
  5. ('06-'08) Left front wheel bearing
  6. ('03-'05) Dripping fluid, is it engine oil?
  7. ('98-'00) Alternator and AC belt replacement
  8. ('98-'00) Right part #, wrong part?
  9. ('98-'00) 99 forester Head Gaskets
  10. ('98-'00) 1998 misfires if parked outside and rain
  11. Clutch pedal sticking down after clutch replacement
  12. 2003 foz - loud noise while driving - in rear
  13. ('98-'00) Hard shifting when cold
  14. ('01-'02) 01 5 speed..strange noise? trans..clutch?
  15. ('03-'05) Alignment/Tie Rod Issue?
  16. ('98-'00) intermittent starting problems
  17. ('09-'13) timing belt parts
  18. ('01-'02) Exactly where is that OBD2 port?
  19. ('06-'08) Cat converter below efficiency - Eng. light still on!
  20. ('98-'00) random cut out
  21. Timing Belt Questions
  22. ('09-'13) MPG dropped after brake line replacement
  23. Mechanic says I shouldnt worry about Wrist Pin slap
  24. ('09-'13) black paint
  25. Filler vent valve questions
  26. "Check Engine" Light Help
  27. ('03-'05) 2004 Forester XT whine *Video*
  28. ('01-'02) IACV Issue??
  29. ('98-'00) Blue Smoke after tune up
  30. ('06-'08) Rough ride with cracking, vibrating, jolting handling
  31. ('98-'00) '97 Forester... some issues
  32. ('03-'05) New used forester, small fluid leak
  33. ('98-'00) 1999 Forester L leaks and drips
  34. ('09-'13) Rust on rear end of drive shaft
  35. ('98-'00) forester s turbo breakdown
  36. ('06-'08) Mildew Odor!!!
  37. ('98-'00) Transmission Whine?
  38. Knocking/Clunking noise from front
  39. ('06-'08) Bucking/hesitation
  40. ('09-'13) front wheel stud replace
  41. ('06-'08) Rear-end noise when turning, LorR more so the tighter the turn.
  42. ('03-'05) 2004 FXT Declining Fuel Economy
  43. ('06-'08) Cylinder 4 Misfire
  44. ('03-'05) Not sure if it's a problem or not?
  45. ('98-'00) 1997 suburu forester issue
  46. ('98-'00) Po102
  47. ('98-'00) barely leaking coolant after I changed waterpump/timing belt
  48. ('98-'00) no crank problem-wiring question...
  49. ('09-'13) Suspension Beginning to Rust...Normal?
  50. ('09-'13) OBD II scanner suggestion
  51. ('03-'05) ECM, ecu, PCM swap
  52. ('03-'05) help !! Thick white smoke out of my exhaust
  53. Adding additives?
  54. ('03-'05) Changing ect
  55. New to Subaru's
  56. ('98-'00) Forester Overheating
  57. ('03-'05) Boost problems
  58. (All Years) Air Fuel Ratio sensors and poor performance..
  59. thumping in rear end
  60. ('98-'00) 99 forester - hot rubbery smell
  61. Newbie with a 99 S
  62. ('03-'05) Overheat-'Cruise' flashing and steady engine light
  63. ('01-'02) Want to keep her forever and ever, but...
  64. ('03-'05) Coolant temp
  65. my new 98 forester
  66. ('98-'00) Arterial coolant spray
  67. 2010 Forester with 10228 miles..Vibrates
  68. ('06-'08) Clutch stopped working after going offroad then started working again
  69. ('98-'00) Engine Overheating, No Warning Lights
  70. ('98-'00) Heated Oxygen Sensor (H2OS) Bank 1 Sensor 2 circuit fuse
  71. ('09-'13) Snow blocks gas filler vent, etc.
  72. engine code
  73. ('98-'00) Turns over but doesn't start, no lights, windows
  74. (All Years) Sticky Starter Motor?
  75. ('03-'05) What Spark Plugs?
  76. ('98-'00) Possible Keyless Entry Problem?after HG job
  77. ('98-'00) ECU Problems after Engine Overheat?
  78. ('98-'00) Still problems
  79. ('09-'13) Car goes haywire after pulling battery
  80. ('98-'00) No start after engine swap
  81. Why change ATF so often?
  82. ('03-'05) FXT Boost then No boost and boost again plus CEL
  83. ('98-'00) Replacement wiper arms
  84. ('98-'00) misfire in #4
  85. MY11 Forester Tumble Generator Valve problem
  86. ('03-'05) Oscillating idle - Can be fatal! Help needed...
  87. Swapped an AT Tranny with 5spd Manual in a FXT03
  88. ('03-'05) Thudding noise, wheel shake
  89. ('06-'08) 06 XT Horrible Miss!
  90. ('03-'05) Cruise Control Blinking with no CEL?
  91. ('03-'05) New member stumbles
  92. ('03-'05) Curios
  93. ('06-'08) Creaking noise after hitting pothole at high speed
  94. ('98-'00) How to fix horn/airbag
  95. ('06-'08) FSXT; major radiator leak
  96. ('03-'05) radiator drain plug improvement
  97. Jack Stands
  98. ('03-'05) '03 Forester Upstream O2 Sensor
  99. ('03-'05) 04' XT - recall and fuel smell
  100. ('03-'05) MY03 Fuel Pump
  101. ('09-'13) Super Coolent Questions
  102. ('09-'13) Did my timing belts....110K miles
  103. ('98-'00) Fuel dripping from thing in picture
  104. ('06-'08) Transfer case clutch
  105. ('98-'00) 2000 Forester L - Completely remove security system
  106. A bit too much service.
  107. ('03-'05) Burning oil smell with no external leak? It gets bad, need help
  108. ('03-'05) What is the current HG brand of choice?
  109. ('09-'13) Transmission Oil Low Again?
  110. Newbie needs help, auto trans not shifting into top gear
  111. Diagnostic port 98 Forester
  112. ('98-'00) No Coolant Flow/No Heat 14k after HG Job
  113. ('98-'00) Head gasket replace start problems
  114. ('98-'00) grinding when acccelerating
  115. ('09-'13) Steering Wheel Vibration (merged thread)
  116. Front differentiator?
  117. ('03-'05) Sporadic Idle, up to 4k, when warming up
  118. ('03-'05) Misfire
  119. ('98-'00) Weird overheating problem, please help!
  120. ('06-'08) Ball Joints
  121. ('06-'08) engine temp readout 200F normal?
  122. ('06-'08) P0031 error codes
  123. ('98-'00) Potential dying power steering pump?
  124. ('03-'05) 03' head gasket leak
  125. ('03-'05) 04' FXT 4EAT feeling sticky while shifting?
  126. blinking dash lights = loose gascap?
  127. ('98-'00) Changed rear oil seal - suby won't shift now
  128. ('01-'02) Knocking or tapping noise from rear during brake
  129. Correct Coolant- Forester 2000
  130. ('03-'05) 04 Forester - AirBag light is on?
  131. ('03-'05) Exhaust squeal?
  132. ('03-'05) Engine Misfire
  133. ('98-'00) speaker swap
  134. ('03-'05) How bad might it be? Electrical system issues '04 FXT
  135. ('01-'02) motor knock, timing belt tensioner? or motor?
  136. ('01-'02) Reviving a 2001 L
  137. ('03-'05) need advice about 2003 forester 2.5x.
  138. ('01-'02) Serpentine Belts
  139. ('06-'08) Check Engine Light/Cruise Indicator
  140. Fuel additives, turbo lag and owners' manuals in English!
  141. ('03-'05) Starts after 15 minutes
  142. maintenance guidance
  143. ('03-'05) Wind noise from passenger side door??
  144. ('09-'13) (2011) Oil Loss
  145. Nearing 100,000 miles...
  146. ('06-'08) Check Eng/Trac/Cruise Lights On
  147. ('98-'00) Fix small BB sized hole in headlight
  148. ('03-'05) Forester 2.5XT
  149. ('09-'13) '12 - Removed TPMS, now check engine light on?
  150. ('03-'05) cruise flasing and CE light on
  151. Is my dealer gouging me?
  152. ('03-'05) Testing thes vapor canister vent valve solenoid
  153. ('01-'02) Swapping transmission. Reinstall problems
  154. ('06-'08) P0114 Intermitent Intake Air Temp...
  155. ('98-'00) 98 forester overheating
  156. ('01-'02) Grindingish in the Rear
  157. ('98-'00) P0304 revisited?
  158. ('98-'00) 99 with rusty fuel filler neck and P0440
  159. Darn CLOCK!
  160. ('98-'00) All Kinds of Crazy!!
  161. ('03-'05) 2004 Forester XT Not Filling with Gas
  162. ('06-'08) Whining sound when backing up
  163. ('03-'05) Vent Control Cable Replacement - 2003 Forester
  164. ('03-'05) 2004 Forester XT Air Conditioning Problems, Replace ECM?!
  165. Oil change on a 2012
  166. ('03-'05) 04 FXT w/ 100k P301 code, misses at idle.
  167. 10 Most Expensive Repairs Report
  168. ('06-'08) MY06 Forester Shifting Problems, P0420
  169. (All Years) 2011 forester
  170. ('09-'13) 09 Forester won't start
  171. 2012 pos?
  172. ('98-'00) forester wont start help please
  173. ('98-'00) Choking Forester and pricey mechanics
  174. 2012 Forester does not hold 16.9 gallons in the tank?
  175. ('09-'13) 2012 2.5x - Solid Check Engine & Trac Control w/ Flashing Cruise @ WOT
  176. ('03-'05) Forester Xt burning oil
  177. ('06-'08) stalling, running rough
  178. ('03-'05) mirror wibbling
  179. ('03-'05) Strange auto climate control issue
  180. ('03-'05) coil pack
  181. ('03-'05) Check Light, Stall, rough idle. Recent Work
  182. ('06-'08) Head Gasket leak
  183. ('01-'02) Fozzie's terrible noise
  184. ('01-'02) Head gasket problem
  185. ('03-'05) Smelled fuel
  186. ('06-'08) Brendan - Forester MYO6 XTL
  187. ('03-'05) P0301 05 Forester XT
  188. ('09-'13) Auto Dimming Mirror Always Dimmed
  189. Did premium fuel break my car??
  190. 02 Subaru Forester P0136 (see P2270, P2271) intermittent idling fluctuation/hesitati
  191. (All Years) Head gaskets what is going on??
  192. ('09-'13) TPMS, VDC, Hill Start, and ABS lights on and cruise won't work
  193. bad CV axle??
  194. ('09-'13) Wiper De-icer / Winter Package
  195. need info bout timing belt change at 105k miles
  196. ('01-'02) squealing noise @60km/hr
  197. ('98-'00) JDM SF5 S/TB Major Maintenance to do list
  198. ('09-'13) High pitch noise coming from rear of vehicle
  199. ('06-'08) leaky o-rings on oil cooler
  200. ('03-'05) In Alberta, 2003 Subaru Forestor leaking oil
  201. ('03-'05) High RPM Late Shifting
  202. ('98-'00) Shaking while in park?
  203. ('98-'00) High temp spikes on engine gauge
  204. Blocker Heater Plug Sticking
  205. ('06-'08) Reset the CEL?
  206. ('06-'08) Gates Water Pumps?
  207. ('03-'05) 2004 Forester - whistling/ringing noise after car is turned off.
  208. ('09-'13) 2011 FXT howls when cold
  209. ('09-'13) diesel particulate warning light
  210. ('09-'13) Nearing 30k mi....need advice on maint/service
  211. ('98-'00) cam seal leak? 2000 sohc
  212. ('03-'05) What's seeping here? Now with pics.
  213. ('03-'05) Bad Starter Solenoid???
  214. ('01-'02) Grinding Noise
  215. ('06-'08) Creeping up on 105k mile service
  216. ('01-'02) 2001 Subaru Forester Big Issue possible Timing Belt
  217. ('06-'08) collant & DIFF FLUIDS????
  218. ('01-'02) Check transmission fluid
  219. ('03-'05) 05 factory service manuals
  220. ('01-'02) Help with squeek!!
  221. ('06-'08) Certain issues here and there
  222. ('06-'08) My Timing Belt Experience
  223. ('03-'05) Coolant smell when heater comes on
  224. ('06-'08) Hard to crank over when cold (help)
  225. ('03-'05) 04 XT gearbox/clutch squeal
  226. ('01-'02) oil leaking, rear of engine 2 quarts a week.
  227. (All Years) My Subaru - Technical FAQ -cigarette lighter outlet
  228. ('01-'02) Forester water pump or a/c compressor noise
  229. ('01-'02) Do I still need to add Coolant Conditioner w/ new HGs?
  230. ('06-'08) Fog light issue
  231. ('03-'05) Head Gasket woes.
  232. ('01-'02) Forester Disappearing ATF
  233. ('09-'13) Shredding upholstery
  234. ('06-'08) P0442 and P0456
  235. ('09-'13) FB25 Engine Codes, FB25BA and FB25BC
  236. Time for surgery :(
  237. ('03-'05) 2005 XT valve cover gasket leaking on uppipe, easy to replace myself
  238. ('98-'00) What kind of fuel and oil to use for the 2000 L?
  239. ('98-'00) Anybody ever have a broken low fuel warning light?
  240. ('09-'13) Does my brand new engine sound normal??
  241. ('09-'13) 30k Maintenance Schedule ?'s
  242. ('98-'00) 2.2 swapped forester evap system problem
  243. ('09-'13) 2009 Heater Fan Problems
  244. ('03-'05) 90k maintenance estimates?
  245. ('09-'13) Rear Suspension Noise When Dry
  246. ('03-'05) Bad Vibration From Front End
  247. ('03-'05) Did I run over something?!
  248. ('98-'00) Brake light always on help.
  249. ('09-'13) Delayed first two oil changes by a few thousand miles...
  250. ('03-'05) Problems going over 90 MPH