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  1. ('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...
  2. 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.
  3. ('03-'05) 2005 - Limp mode when heat turned on high and code P2138 appears?

    Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty
    hey guys so I drive an 05 5speed and this was the second time this has happened in the past month that I was driving and lost acceleration and the car went into limp mode at around 2K RPM and check engine light came up. Both times I cruised to the side of the road, turned off the car for a...
  4. ('03-'05) 2005 - Engine revving by itself when clutch pushed in, up to 3k RPM?

    Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty
    Lately when ive been driving at freeway speeds or even coming to a stop, ill push the clutch in and it either stays or starts to creep up to 3000-3500 RPM, then goes back down. This will last up to 5 seconds if i dont intervene with a push of the throttle. By simply revving it, it drops back...
  5. ('01-'02) 2002 - Vibration on acceleration, no difference with FWD fuse in?

    Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty
    Hello! 2002 Forester automatic with one owner and 145K miles. Recently noticed an intermittent vibration felt on the car body only when accelerating. Doing research saw several suspects, from misfires to center support on propeller. I placed the FWD fuse in thinking that no torque going to the...
  6. ('19+) Power surging / bucking during light acceleration

    Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty
    Recently I noticed my '19 Limited is surging and bucking under light acceleration (around 1700 - 2000 RPM, give or take). For example, when I'm gently merging onto the interstate. What happens is that the car feels as if I'm rapidly pulsing the accelerator hard, about 3-4 times per second. This...