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  1. Suspension and Handling
    Hi everybody! Need help to complete installing new lower control arm assy on both sides. On the driver side, I can cajole the ball joint and the knuckle steering bolt and it looks like the ball joint fits well on the bottom of the front axle assy. However, on the passenger side, I have...
  2. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    Hi all, In January I bought a 2003 Forester XS. There was oil underneath it when I bought it. My gullible self believed the seller when he said it was just a loose oil filter. His dad was apparently a mechanic who had done the head gasket at 172k, the car was at 217k when I bought it. I'm...
  3. Suspension and Handling
    Hello fellow forester-ers My front ball joints need to be replaced and I was told that it is common practice to replace the control arms at the same time but I am having an extremely hard time finding the parts. Please Help!!!! Thanks