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  1. Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty
    Hello, I just replaced the wheel bearing (rear - right) & the brake pads on my Forester XT 2014. They were really worn out. I even got ABS, HA, & VDC lights come on. No issues found with a Blue Driver dongle. I did a visual inspection on the ABS sensor (right hand side) when I replaced the part...
  2. Wheels and Tires
    Hello, I am looking to get a set of all terrain tires on my 2014 forester. I have a few options and looking for any suggestions. option 1 : stock 17in rims + all terrain tires (like falcan wild peak AT (225/60/17 or similar)) option 2 : stock brz/scion frs wheels ( 17 in X 7.5inch) + AT tires...
  3. Interior and Electronics
    2014 Forester 2.5 Limited. Stock non-nav head unit (Clarion, CF625UM) Found an online item - 2016 WRX "stock radio"... touch screen, Clarion unit, CV641UL. Has trim panel that "fits" the center stack and also over-lays the HVAC controls... So, will this fit? Plug n play or no...?
  4. Transmission and Driveline
    As far as I know the TR580 is considered the Lineartronic gen II and is lighter and shorter than the TR690. It also has revised components but ist it more reliable than the TR690. Every FXT I have seen or heard of offroading has replaced a transmission already. I havent heard anything about the...
  5. Parts For Sale
    I have a set of original 2017 XT springs with only 9200 miles. These were the stiffest in the SJ Forester line. These would work for any 14-18 XT or 2.5i, but you might have to buy 2 or 4 matching struts (around $100 each). These would make a 2014-2016 XT slightly stiffer. Putting these in a...
  6. Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty
    Hey All, Just had a somewhat interaction with a dealership here in the SF Bay Area; came in for a routine oil change, dealer suggested an oil consumption test. Got the results of the test 1900mi later, and they sat my wife and I down and told us that they wanted to change out the shortblock to...
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