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  1. ('09-'13) 2012 - Blown engine, rod thrown - remanufactured engine or a used engine?

    Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty
    Unfortunately the engine went out in my beautiful Forester. I love the car and want to keep it, so I have a couple of questions. Is it better to have it rebuilt, replaced with a remanufactured engine or a used engine? Well, that's the big question. The 6th digit in the VIN is A, so it is my...
  2. ('09-'13) 2010 - Will transmission from a 2012 fit?

    Transmission and Driveline
    Will the transmission from a 2012 Subaru Forester fit my 2010 Forester They’re both 2.5 automatics My 2010 has 198,000 miles on it starting to have some transmission problems I can buy a wrecked 2012 with 78,000 miles no engine for $300 hoping the transmission will interchange
  3. ('09-'13) 2012 - FB25 Engine Problems - there must be something we can do?

    Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty
    My girlfriend had bought a 2012 Subaru Forester with the FB25BA engine at the end of 2018 without knowing the oil consumption issue. In March of 2019, she was driving on the highway and the engine had completely seized on her in the middle of nowhere due to low oil. We didn't know anything about...
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