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Forum: New Member Introductions   Yesterday, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
  Hello
Views: 40
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
Welcome to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin: ...

Welcome to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin:

Bobby...

['07 FSXT MODding Journal (http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f115/bobbys-wrb-07-fsxt-55893/#post620926)] ['03 X MODding Journal...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   03-01-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 198
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
That sounds like the exact same thing that was...

That sounds like the exact same thing that was happening on our '95 Neon... a common problem from my research, caused by bad instrument panel solder joints. :mad:

As I wrote previously, I got...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   03-01-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 324,782
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
From what I read, the coolant being burned can...

From what I read, the coolant being burned can damage the front Air/Fuel sensor & the CAT(s). :confused:

The Subaru conditioner is added when the coolant is changed. You don't want to put in more...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   03-01-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 324,782
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
If the coolant is being burned by the engine,...

If the coolant is being burned by the engine, that could mess up the front O2 sensor & CATs. If that happens, there would be more O2 in the exhaust flow & that would be be detected by the rear O2...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   03-01-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
How many miles on your Forester & is the timing...

How many miles on your Forester & is the timing belt maintenance up to date? :confused:

Bobby...

['07 FSXT MODding Journal...
Forum: New Member Introductions   03-01-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 98
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
Welcome to the forum from another Oregon member!...

Welcome to the forum from another Oregon member! :biggrin:

Bobby...

['07 FSXT MODding Journal (http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f115/bobbys-wrb-07-fsxt-55893/#post620926)] ['03 X MODding...
Forum: Lighting and Electrical   02-28-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 116
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
Like this...

Like this (http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f115/alex-s-pbp-03-x-avo-turbo-kit-70917/index21.html#post3514777)? :confused:

Bobby...

['07 FSXT MODding Journal...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   02-28-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
2002 Forester XT? Perhaps that should be a...

2002 Forester XT? Perhaps that should be a Forester L or S? :confused:

Bobby..

['07 FSXT MODding Journal (http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f115/bobbys-wrb-07-fsxt-55893/#post620926)]...
Forum: EJ25 - 2.5L Turbocharged (2004-2013)   02-28-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
  ('03-'05) Oil change questions
Views: 97
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
I put 5 quarts in my '07 FSXT & it places the oil...

I put 5 quarts in my '07 FSXT & it places the oil level just a touch above the full mark on the dipstick. This is for an oil + oil filter change. :wink:

Bobby...

['07 FSXT MODding Journal...
Forum: Exterior and Body   02-27-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,924
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
That looks pretty good! :cool: Bobby... ...

That looks pretty good! :cool:

Bobby...

['07 FSXT MODding Journal (http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f115/bobbys-wrb-07-fsxt-55893/#post620926)] ['03 X MODding Journal...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   02-27-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 198
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
A weak battery or alternator can cause strange...

A weak battery or alternator can cause strange electrical issues. What's the battery voltage after it's sit overnight? :confused:

Bobby...

['07 FSXT MODding Journal...
Forum: New Member Introductions   02-27-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 144
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
Welcome to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin: ...

Welcome to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin:

Congratulations on the Forester purchase. :cool:

Bobby...

['07 FSXT MODding Journal...
Forum: New Member Introductions   02-27-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 65
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
Welcome to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin: ...

Welcome to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin:

Bobby...

['07 FSXT MODding Journal (http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f115/bobbys-wrb-07-fsxt-55893/#post620926)] ['03 X MODding Journal...
Forum: Interior and Electronics   02-26-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 137
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
On the SG, '03-'08, there's a plug that has all...

On the SG, '03-'08, there's a plug that has all the wires that can be unplugged. That makes it easy to unplug the 12V outlet when the dash is pulled apart.

Bobby...

['07 FSXT MODding Journal...
Forum: Interior and Electronics   02-26-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 137
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
I recommend using a voltmeter to verify +12V on...

I recommend using a voltmeter to verify +12V on the wire you connect to the center contact of the 12V outlet. Of course the ignition key needs to be turned on for power to be there. :wink:
...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   02-26-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 198
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
Problems like this were... are common on the...

Problems like this were... are common on the early Dodge Neon, as the instrument cluster solder joints would crack & become intermittent. This would be where the connector socket was soldered to the...
Forum: Interior and Electronics   02-26-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 137
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
Looking at the wiring diagram. :wink: - +12V...

Looking at the wiring diagram. :wink:
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+12V = YR = yellow/red
-12V = B = black = ground

Bobby...

['07 FSXT MODding Journal...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   02-26-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 198
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
Welcome to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin: ...

Welcome to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin:

As far as I know, this is not a common problem in the '03. We've never had anything like that in either of our Foresters.

Looking at the wiring...
Forum: Interior and Electronics   02-26-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 137
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
The 12V accessory outlet will have +12V & -12V...

The 12V accessory outlet will have +12V & -12V (ground) wires attached to it. If the outlet is illuminated, it will have additional wires for that, going to the bulb socket. :wink:

Looking at...
Forum: New Member Introductions   02-26-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 61
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
Welcome to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin: ...

Welcome to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin:

Bobby...

['07 FSXT MODding Journal (http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f115/bobbys-wrb-07-fsxt-55893/#post620926)] ['03 X MODding Journal...
Forum: New Member Introductions   02-26-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 77
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
Welcome to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin: ...

Welcome to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin:

You'll want to start your own Member Journal. Take a look here: Members' Journals - Subaru Forester Owners Forum...
Forum: Interior and Electronics   02-26-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 137
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
Take a look at the wiring diagrams I posted here...

Take a look at the wiring diagrams I posted here (http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f85/all-windows-stopped-working-52462/#post585450). I believe what you need is on page 37. :confused:
...
Forum: New Member Introductions   02-26-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 185
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
Welcome to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin: ...

Welcome to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin:

Bobby...

['07 FSXT MODding Journal (http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f115/bobbys-wrb-07-fsxt-55893/#post620926)] ['03 X MODding Journal...
Forum: New Member Introductions   02-26-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
  Hello
Views: 66
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
Welcome to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin: ...

Welcome to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin:

Bobby...

['07 FSXT MODding Journal (http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f115/bobbys-wrb-07-fsxt-55893/#post620926)] ['03 X MODding Journal...
Forum: EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)   02-26-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 76
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
Starting in '05, the rear O2 sensor is used for...

Starting in '05, the rear O2 sensor is used for fuel trim, so the http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f113/5-fix-42085/#post474490 fix shouldn’t be used on '05+! You will get another, different...
Forum: New Member Introductions   02-25-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 90
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
Welcome to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin: ...

Welcome to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin:

Good luck with your Forester research. :cool:

Bobby...

['07 FSXT MODding Journal...
Forum: New Member Introductions   02-25-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 82
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
Welcome to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin: ...

Welcome to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin:

Bobby...

['07 FSXT MODding Journal (http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f115/bobbys-wrb-07-fsxt-55893/#post620926)] ['03 X MODding Journal...
Forum: Transmission and Driveline   02-24-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
Welcome to the forum from another Oregon member!...

Welcome to the forum from another Oregon member! :biggrin:

I have a couple questions: :confused:
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Has the ATF level been checked?
Has the ATF been changed recently?

Bobby...

['07 FSXT...
Forum: Interior and Electronics   02-24-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 227
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
You need to look carefully before you punch a...

You need to look carefully before you punch a hole. I look on the cabin side to see how much clearance there is, making a hole with a sharpened chopstick thru the grommet.

On those large cable...
Forum: Interior and Electronics   02-24-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 227
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
It's starting to look like you're going to have...

It's starting to look like you're going to have to look for an existing grommet that's being used to pass thru wires into the cabin. Once found, you can carefully punch a hole to pass thru your...
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