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  1. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    Here's hoping this community can help. I recently purchased a 2014 Forester Premium with around 115,000 miles at time of purchase. Recently the vehicle has developed, as best as I can describe, a tension/binding noise only on the front passenger side at low speed. It seems to occur when...
  2. Transmission and Driveline
    Hi all, Looking to replace the passenger front CV axle on my 2015 Forester. I am having a problem finding a video for 2015 and up. I have watched most of the CV axle videos, including this one Subaru Outback Forester CV Axle Shaft Replace - YouTube, but I'm not sure how much different my 2015...
  3. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    These sensors came on after did a Cv axel swap and strut swap, and replaced wheel bearing on driver side on a 2015 forester. Right after starting the ignition, all these lights came on even before the car is in gear. Any ideas what could be the issue? Had issues with pulling driver Side Cv axel...
  4. Transmission and Driveline
    I wanted to post this in case someone else runs into this issue later on. I recently replaced my front two CV axles with cheap non-OEM ones. Right after the replacement I had this clunk noise when I shifted from park to reverse on the LH / Driver side. The noise sounded like it was coming from...
  5. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    Tl;dr my engine mounts are about half an inch off, with the mounting bolt part just resting on the crossmember where they go in. I need to get this giant headache into a shop. Right now the front wheels & CV Axle nuts are off (to relieve pressure on the CV axle). Is it safe to put the axle nut /...
  6. Transmission and Driveline
    Today at 51k miles I had to replace the front left cv axle. A bit of a bummer given the mileage but I think it’s the tax of a lift / heavy loads and quite a lot of tough off-roading. This weekend I noticed the steering and handling seemed a bit off on the highway and thought I heard a noise...
  7. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    Issue: I've got a thumping sound from the rear passenger wheel/tire/assembly that I can't figure out for the life of me! Happens at all speeds, acceleration independent, no change when braking. It's less of a noise and more of a low thump I feel in the driver seat with each tire rotation...
  8. Transmission and Driveline
    This is probably a dumb question but will the passenger side (left side) CV axle be the same as the driver side of a USDM model? Or will it be flipped? I noticed while changing my oil that the inner CV boot is torn, so I figured I'd replace the whole axle instead of dealing with re-packing a...
  9. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    Video below says all. So I have this noise when turning the wheel all the way either left or right. When driving or standing still. Cv axle boot is NOT cracked on both sides/doesn't look bad. Any ideas? Google Photos link: https://photos.app.goo.gl/vUmyEYdTngkciWhB6
  10. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    Has anyone ever had to replace CV axles on a suba? If So, what do you think is a good place to get them? I dont want to get them from subaru (They cost over $400 and time to actually get it) and Orielly's are said to be crap. Advanced auto parts dont seem great either. Autozone is wishy washy on...
  11. Transmission and Driveline
    I installed a 2 inch lift on my '06 2.5x and have recently had issues with the rear axles popping out of the diff. Are the stock axles not long enough to handle the extra angle caused by the lift? I see a-lot of people running the the same lift as me with no issues. Do they make a slightly...
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