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  1. ('14-'18) 2014 - Knocking sound over rough road?

    Suspension and Handling
    I've noticed a knocking sound from the front when driving over rough road or when turning the steering wheel when stationary. I asked at a local garage and they said it was likely an issue with the steering rack, but I'm not sure as it is also noticeable when driving in a straight line over...
  2. ('14-'18) AC/ Heat switch 4th setting inop

    Air Conditioning and Ventilation
    Hey guys, new here, just bought a 2014 Subaru XT Premium. Only problem was the 4th setting on the dash for AC/Heat isn’t working. Anyone else have this problem? 1-3 work great blow cold/hot just wanting to get this fixed eventually
  3. ('14-'18) 2014 XT - grinding sound accelerating, jerking, engine stalls - CVT?

    Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty
    Hello, I own a 2014 XT Touring. I was hoping you could help me better understand a problem that has developed in it. This all started when I took my car into the dealership for a recall. Their inspection turned out a CVT pump cover leak. I allowed this repair, especially that Subaru of America...
  4. ('14-'18) 2014 - Lurching/jumpy throttle issue?

    Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty
    2014 XT- Purchased in January of 2020 with 63k miles and now sitting at 70k miles. Two weeks ago I was driving up Mt Lemmon here in Tucson Arizona (paved road) I noticed that the throttle was being jump/lurching. Best way to describe it is when I'm between 2k-2.5k rpm and between 20-40 mph. The...
  5. New Member- 2014 XT

    New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone, I picked up my 2014 FXT at the beginning of 2020. Bought with 64k miles and currently has 70k miles. I will be posting a discussion thread about lurching/jumpy throttle. For those of you that have had similar issues please let me know.
  6. ('14-'18) 2014 - Will I need an AP or tune?

    Engine Management, Tuning and Datalogging
    I recently purchased the following for my ‘14 Fozzy XT and am wondering if I’ll need a tune or will get check engine light if I install everything. All feed back is welcome. Parts: -2015 Stock WRX Midpipe to stock Forester mufflers -AEM intake -Turbo XS Hybrid BOV -Process West charge pipe I...
  7. ('14-'18) 2014 - front end issues - a rumbling noise?

    Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty
    I’ve got a 2014 XT 40,000k’s and recently I’ve been chasing a rumbling noise coming from the left front wheel area almost sounds like a (wheel wobble )like its hitting small close bumps on the road when I accelerate quickly to 80kph recently checked it out and found that my steering arm bushes...
  8. ('14-'18) 2014 XT - Catastrophic engine failure - Updated!

    Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty
    Hey all. I have held off on posting anything until I could get to the bottom of this. Would love any advice. We have a 2014 Forester XT Touring with just over 80K miles on it. Sudden loss of power, lots of smoke... bottom line is the engine is blown. Diagnosed as a piece of the spark plug broke...