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  1. Cooling Systems
    Hello all, 07FXT 4EAT here, I’ve been getting huge overheating after a coolant drain and fill a few months back. Checked it out and found cracks in the radiator. ordered a mishimoto rad and external trans cooler. Put them in and burped the system to get all the air out. No leaks anywhere...
  2. FB25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (2011- 2018)
    I've recently had issues with my coolant levels as well as regular overheating warnings. I filled my coolant and a week later it was low, but there have been no indications of leaks on my driveway. That same week my heater also stopped working and is only blowing cool air. I took it in to a...
  3. EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)
    During regular service a few weeks ago, I was told my head gaskets have started to leak on a 2010 Forester. I already had a head gasket repair job in 2017 at about 85,000 miles. I've had some people suggest moving on to another car, others suggest going ahead and fixing again as the car...
  4. Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty
    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...
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