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  1. ('14-'18) 2014 - Engine replaced (burning oil) - now catalytic converter failure, related?

    Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty
    I have a 2014 Subaru Forester that from almost day one burned oil like crazy. Was told for many visits it was the extra cold weather that year, or the lots of kms, or even the PCV valve. Then got the warranty letter from Subaru, so received my engine replacement in 2018. Since then I’ve had the...
  2. ('09-'13) 2009 - Losing/burning 2 quarts oil every 100-200 miles?

    EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)
    Long story short, I had the passenger side timing gear sprocket break off the camshaft while driving on the highway. Car was towed home obviously after that. (Link to that discussion and thread right here) After 5 months of pulling the engine and pretty much rebuilding the entire engine...
  3. ('09-'13) 2012 - FB25 Engine Problems - there must be something we can do?

    Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty
    My girlfriend had bought a 2012 Subaru Forester with the FB25BA engine at the end of 2018 without knowing the oil consumption issue. In March of 2019, she was driving on the highway and the engine had completely seized on her in the middle of nowhere due to low oil. We didn't know anything about...
  4. ('14-'18) 2014 - Just found out about the oil consumption lawsuit the hard way

    Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty
    Bought a 14 forester in August, its had one oil change. Low oil light came on this morning... long story short, I’m using oil. So: Anyone had this issue with finding out about the lawsuit after buying a model listed in the suit? Was my dealership supposed to tell me anything? I’m looking to...
  5. ('09-'13) 2011 - burning oil/died - I'm looking for some help?

    Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty
    Hello all, I'm looking for some help: My 2011 Forester has been burning oil, forcing me to change it every 3,000 miles (the dealer told me it could be changed every 5,000, but regardless). Yesterday, the car started making the knocking sound it always does even though we changed the oil 2,000...