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  1. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    Hello all, My 2015 (130,000 miles) has started making a rubbing and spring being stretched thin noise when I push in the clutch. Yesterday, a smell and grind happened. It's going to a local mechanic on Monday. I've been googling what the best replacement would be but not coming up much. I've...
  2. Lighting and Electrical
    So my forester for the past couple weeks has been misfiring at idle with no CE light. At first, I thought it was because I skipped a carbon cleaning (I do a crc turbo treatment every other oil change) as it has the same symptoms of excess carbon. But it recently has gotten so bad where it...
  3. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    Got under the car to check my sway bar bushings since my brother mentioned I might wanna see to them. Yeah, I could use new bushings. And I found rust. And I found a leak. [long list of very nasty swear words] New gasket time?
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  5. Australia / New Zealand
    Hi there, I'm new here and looking for some advice. I'm currently eyeing up a 2015 Manual Forester 2.0D-L S4 and I've heard that people have had DPF troubles with short range driving in the diesel. I live in a coastal town north of Sydney so I'm not doing small distance, city driving but I'm...
  6. Suspension and Handling
    I asked my local dealer about the front sway/tow bar and he said they stopped making them in 2013. Anyone have a part number or know of a good quality one that will fit the suby?
  7. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    Like the post thread, I've got a 2015 Forester 2.0 XT Premium, my heat dropped out and is only blowing cold air. I've finally found some diagnostic manuals (thank you, however, I wanted to get some advice from this forum. I should note, I'm not a gearhead by nature, but I'm handy...
  8. Interior and Electronics
    I have a 2015 Subaru Forester. I've lost a few small items that have slipped out of my left pants pocket while sitting in the driver's seat, but they are nowhere to be found. I've removed the floor mats and looked under the seat with a flashlight, but no luck. The main items I'm looking for...
  9. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    I am planing on Oil catch can install. I have no idea how to do it though. Should I put catch cans on both the PCV and the EGR system. And also I dont know which hoses to connect to the cans so need help with that too.