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  1. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    Hello all, I have recently moved to Europe from the States and I was trying to figure out if I was able to switch from MPH to KMH. I tried to figure this one out on my own but it seems that I need some help. I have a 2018 Subaru Forester 2.0 XT Touring. I have looked in the owners manual and I...
  2. Utility and Protection
    Hi there, I recently purchased a 2011 Subaru Forester and am trying to find some cheaper roof rails online. I've come across a cheaper set of Subaru roof rails taken from a 2016 model being sold on Facebook marketplace. I was just wondering if anyone knew if the roof rails from a fourth...
  3. FA20DIT - 2.0L Direct-Injection/Turbo (2014-2018)
    So... My subaru just died, and maybe my story can help you guys in future trips. It was a sunny day, and I was returning from a climbing trip with my gf. When without notice, and without any previous shaking or leaking of anything the engine and the whole car started shaking, whitish/bluesh...
  4. New Member Introductions
    After about a 9 week wait we finally took our Forester Wilderness home and I am loving it so far! First plan of attack is finding a hitch that works with the Wilderness since the OEM ones are basically non existent.
  5. Forester Shopping
    Hello all. I came to check out a 2008 subaru forester out in LA. The car is from Michigan so I noticed some run underneath the car. Everything checks out fine aside from that. Asking price is $4500 and I'd like to know if it's worth the cost/risk. I attached some photos of the undercarriage.
  6. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    A couple of days ago when I activated the washer, the wipers did their thing, but with no liquid. I figured the reservoir was empty, but I checked before I pulled out of the driveway and it was fine. A little way down the road I turned on the radio, and got white noise across all my FM presets...
  7. Forester Shopping
    Hello, so i found a forester with 167k miles, xt and manual what i have always wanted. I also have a 05 wrx that needs a rebuild. Both are at the same price point. What should i do? Forester has only bolt ons, besides a GFB pulley.
  8. STARLINK Multimedia
    Hi, I own a 2016 Forester Touring, which has inbuilt Maps, Bluetooth, Call connectivity and etc. However Android Auto / Apple Carplay isn't available. Is it possible can Subaru Service Centers update the Software of 2016 Starlink to accomodate Android Auto / Apple Carplay ? Thanks Prasaanth
  9. Interior and Electronics
    Hi all. My wife had a Mini 0805 dashcam in her previous car (2015 Mazda 3 Touring) and wanted to put it in her new 2022 Forester L. I bought the same hardwire kit I bought for her Mazda (and have in my car with another Mini 0805) and had my auto elec install it as he did with both other cars...
  10. Forester Shopping
    I'm looking to get a manual car to be my new daily and work as a long-distance (3000+ mile) road trip car, reliable and with room to sleep inside. Would a 1st/2nd gen Forester be a good choice? My main need is room to sleep and reliability, but I'll also be doing camping in campsites and...
  11. Wheels and Tires / Tyres
    Currently I'm looking at the Continental TrueContact tour and the PureContact LS. Review article: Continental TrueContact tour vs PureContact LS. Our local tire store does not carry the PureContact tire, so that limit things a bit. I'm also open to other tires suggestions, such as the Michelin...
  12. Wheels and Tires / Tyres
    All, I am looking for 4 replacement tires for my 2017 Forester that I plan on keeping a while. I live in upstate NY, so the winter driving is important for me (I've lived there a while and I don't want to alternate snows). I am considering these tires: BFGoodrich Advantage Control -$725-...
  13. European Marketplace
    I'm selling a set of sti alloy front arms from a forester sti and a new set of ball joint cones included. £150 collection preferred from tn29 More items will be added later :cool:
  14. Interior and Electronics
    Hi, I’m new to Subarus. I just got a 2007 2.5x LL Bean Edition and I’m looking for quality seat cover for the front seats. I’m looking for air bag compliant durable seat covers that fit well, look great, and cover the seats fully (or close to). I’m not interested in cheap seat covers with tacky...
  15. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    Hi, I used to take my car to a good mechanic but I cannot afford the regular service for the model I currently have. As a complete beginner, is it worth learning how to change oil and the filter? Or just saving up for the service on a 2002 Forester 190,000new car? i heard on the 2002-2006...
  16. Engine and Exhaust
    Hi, I have broken the flange on my catalytic converter, a rock hit it and it broke. The exhaust is blowing, and it is very very loud. I want to get it replaced. It is very rusty too as its the original oem from 2004 so there isn't much material to weld it back together. No CEL have come up...
  17. EJ20 - 2.0L Turbocharged
    Hey All, just wondering if you'll have any advice on installing a pod filter on a '98 Forester GT. More specifically, how to deal with the MAF sensor. Thanks in advance :)
  18. Towing and Hauling
    I just ordered my forester and want to add towing package so I can haul my 6x8 jumping jack camper, it has 2" receiver so wondering if I should get dealer tow package and use adapter up to 2" or go aftermarket? I don't want to lose a bunch of ground clearance with having an aftermarket one...
  19. Utility and Protection
    Hi there, I am new. We just ordered our 2022 Forester Wilderness. Until it arrives we want to purchase a roof top tent. I can't find any measurements on the railing distance or the roof line. We need a big 3 or 4 person roof top tent, but can't find any information if it will fit. Any ideas...
  20. Modz Pics
    I got bored and decided to do the Rolls Royce starlight headliner the other day. Was super easy and took maybe 5 hours total that i spanned after work in 2 days. Easy & cheap just time consuming.. here are pics! I also dyed the headliner black so it fits better!
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