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  1. ('98-'00) 2000 - Alignment questions - symmetrical toe in back ok - caster limit?

    Wheels and Tires
    I got Crossclimate+s put on today and the boys at the tire shop (so many new hires) didn't want to change the symmetrical toe in the back since it had 0.00 thrust angle. The car didn't need alignment according to them (front alignment is included with the tires, I had paid for rear but will ask...
  2. ('09-'13) 2010 - Rear Subframe Toe Adjustment Tabs bent?

    Suspension and Handling
    Hey everyone, My sisters 2010 Forester was in an accident about a year or so ago when she was off to school, she had taken the car to a local repair shop by the recommendation of a teacher, they did a scumbag repair and used junkyard parts that were probably worse than what was on the car...
  3. ('14-'18) 2017 - Tire Wear and Alignment Issues?

    Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty
    So I just changed out my factory tires today on my 2017 Forester 2.5i Touring at roughly 25,000 miles and they were terribly worn (picture included) for the mileage. I've had them rotated twice in the 25,000 mile lifespan. The tire guys at Costco said I had an alignment issue, and when I called...
  4. ('14-'18) 2016 - Lift gate misaligned/sagging & seam seal cracked

    Exterior and Body
    Sob story, looking for any advice! Got a 2016 Forester Touring with power lift gate, 22k miles, 4 years old, operated only in sunny Southern California (benign weather) as a family car. About a month ago the auto lift gate wouldn't close fully. Door would motor down, try a bit to close, fail...