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  1. Suspension and Handling
    Hey y'all As the title states, the front suspension on my 2014 XT is squeaking/creaking when the suspension is actively engaged. Specifically, it happens when weight is lifted off of the suspension on that side. For example, driving uphill to a stop and accelerating, as the weight shifts back...
  2. Wheels and Tires / Tyres
    Hey, I was wondering if anyone has any experiences that they are willing to share regarding AT tires on the OEM 18" rims that come on the 2014 FXT. I know I want to get some all-terrains as they are much better suited to the area that I regularly drive, but I'm not sure if getting AT tires to...
  3. Suspension and Handling
    It’s time to service the Suby’s lower control arms. As I’m want to do, I’d like to do an upgrade. I’m looking for options to either replace with a complete upgrade part or find upgraded bushings to fit into the OEM arms. Any advice/experience will be much appreciated!
  4. Forester Shopping
    Hello everyone, I'm new here so don't be too harsh. I came across a 2014 Forester 2.0XT Touring with 60k on it. Carfax shows oil changed every 4-6k on average. My question is in regards to the excessive oil consumption issue that was a problem in these years and wondered if it was a issue as...
  5. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    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...
  6. New Member Introductions
    I picked up a 2014 Forester XT a few weeks ago. This is my second Subaru (coming from a n/a 5th gen legacy) I’m loving this thing. I’ve already picked up a set of aftermarket taillights and I’m starting to black out all the chrome. I want to get an axleback or cat back exhaust soon and I’m...
  7. 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...
  8. 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
  9. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    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...
  10. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    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...
  11. 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.
  12. 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...
  13. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    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...
  14. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    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...
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