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  1. ('09-'13) 2009 SH forester 235/60/r17 Geolander G015 AT Report

    Wheels and Tires
    TLDNR - Slight rubbing on front. Don't buy. Get the slightly smaller and pricier 225/60/r17. I couldn't find any good definitive answers on tyre sizes in all terrains for the SH around this site. I'de usually be that guy that figures it out and doesn't actually go back and ad my own post to...
  2. WTB: (Want to Buy) 2009 Forster XT Transmission

    Parts Wanted
    Looking for a replacement automatic transmission for my 2009 Forester XT, either new, used, or remanufactured. Located in the Bay Area, CA.
  3. ('09-'13) 2009 - DIY Fix for Faulty Remote on Key

    Interior and Electronics
    I purchased my Forester which had one key remote working and the other not. After a period it became obvious that the "good" remote required a new battery. As a test run, I opened up the non-working remote, checked the battery type and also noticed the +ve connector to the battery was lose...
  4. ('09-'13) 2009 FXT stock turbo replacement advise..

    Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty
    Hi there,I bought a 2009 FXT that someone had put a bigger turbo in without tuning it. Therefore I continue to over boost when ever I step on it. Everything I have read and the shops I have talked to say that I either have to buy an access port and tune the subie or put a stock turbo in. I...
  5. ('09-'13) 2009 - Repeatedly throwing P0303 Code?

    Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty
    I have a 2009 2.5x auto forester with 170k miles. A week ago I got a p0028 code for the bank on the left side. Fixed the oil level then the code went away. But now reaptedly I am getting a P0303 code for cylinder 3 misfiring. So far I have changed the coil pack, spark plug, and spark plug wires...
  6. ('09-'13) 2009 - P0244 (Turbo Wastegate A Solenoid Range/ Performance) - suggestion, ideas?

    EJ25 - 2.5L Turbocharged (2004-2013)
    I recently bought an 09 Forester xt with a problem..Whenever I put the pedal down the car will jolt and the traction control light, engine light will come on and the cruise light will flash. I have scanned the code and it is P0244, (Turbo Wastegate A Solenoid Range/ Performance). After the...
  7. Dual Fozzies! (SH & SG)

    Dual Fozzies! (SH & SG)

    I am the second owner of the SH, this is my first Subaru, I love it, purchased an 03 Forester XS (SG) when the SH developed "Rod Knock " I love the '03 (SG) as well. I would like to lift the SG and make that my trail/hunting rig. Unfortunately the SG now has "Rod Knock" but the dream of fixing...