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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. Lighting and Electrical
    We just welcomed another new member who wanted to know why his parking lights wouldn't turn off. He promptly got a link to the official thread on the subject, along with a warm and jocular welcome for having survived the initiation. I figured that this was worth a poll. Tell the truth...
  3. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    Help! Currently pulled over on the side of the road with my 2010 Subaru Forester XT in limp mode throwing 2 codes P0101 + P0172 Mass air flow sensor has a range/performance problem and Fuel trim malfunction (a/f system too rich) Sunday I swapped my OEM downpipe back on so I could smog my car...
  4. Transmission and Driveline
    Hi I'm Berta and I'm new here I have a 1999 Subaru forester automatic s model I love my car but the transmission has malfunction and I have got a used one to swap it out but the used one doesn't come witha a torque converter and I'm pretty sure I should get a new one and not reuse my old one lol...
  5. Interior and Electronics
    Hi all, I was vacuuming the inside of my 2021 Forester and afterwards realized that I grazed the glass of my infotainment center and scratched it. I am so upset, and would love to figure out if there is a recommended way to buff this out, or if Im doomed to look at it as long as I own the car...
  6. EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)
    I was doing some car work and other stuff and began noticing spilled coolant on the ground. So took off my plastic cover sprayed everything down with cleaner and found a Subaru Blue coolant drip on the Drivers side bottom of the engine. Would anyone have any idea where it's leaking from? seems...
  7. Transmission and Driveline
    Hey this is my first time using forums but I’m having a a really frustrating issues with my 1998 Subaru Forester. A few days ago my clutch sank to the floor and didn’t come back it stopped going into gear and because undeliverable. I replaced the master cylinder and bleed it it’s still sank. So...
  8. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    recently got a used (only 9,000 miles) ‘21 forester limited. I love it!! one extremely annoying thing tho. everytime I drive theres this ticking sound. once you hear it you can’t unhear it. i’ve attached a video please help me. it’s loudest when i put my ear under the steering wheel. you’ll see...
  9. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    04 Forester XT 200k So I changed the battery and then started experiencing my driver front wheel and passenger rear wheel locking up. At first it was intermittent, but now it fully seized. I removed the calibers checked slide pins and flushed the brakes before it seized up for the final; time...
  10. Transmission and Driveline
    Let me start off by saying that I am by no means a car guy. I have basic car maintenance knowledge and this is my first car. So my problem starts back at the start of September when I noticed that my Forester had and inconsistent shift into third. Most times it would catch and hit hard when...
  11. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    I was just changing my oil before a 1000 mile road trip planned for this weekend and discovered this oil leak. Are any of the great sages here familiar with this issue? i didn't find anything on search. Really trying to determine if I can fix this my self easily (I usually do all my own work)...
  12. Cooling Systems
    Hello, Please help. I have had my car look at by my local mechanic and a Subaru specialized one. It has gone terribly. Neither of them found a true cause of why my car was overheating or why the coolant levels are now depleting rapidly. They replaced the thermostat just to be safe, and it seems...
  13. Utility and Protection
    Hey everyone, just wondering if anyone knows of a good fitting car cover (indoor or outdoor) that'll fit my 2006 SG9. I'm planning on letting it sit in my garage for a while but I can't find any good ones for sale. I found the OEM Subaru car cover part number (M001SSA000) but they're...
  14. Exterior and Body
    Hi I’m fairly new to foresters, but previous owned a ‘02 wrx wagon. I was looking to get an aftermarket spoiler for the hatch but can’t find anything other than oem, unlike the wrx where there was at least a few options. I was hoping someone could point me in the direction of a company or a...
  15. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    Just got an 05 Forester, haven't worked on them before so I need some help diagnosing. Noticing some oil leaking, It's coming from above the oil filter. If my eyes do not deceive me it seems like something isn't lined up right, there's a half covered threaded hole? Take a look at the pictures.
  16. EJ25 - 2.5L Turbocharged (2004-2013)
    Very frustrated! I had my 2010 Forester XT rebuilt for the second time after a rod bearing failure. Going forwards the second time we replaced everything from- new intake cam gears, new oil pump, new heads and avcs solenoids, braided turbo oil feed line, and a new rotomaster turbo (formally...
  17. Transmission and Driveline
    Howdy there! Firstly I want to say I've been searching multiple channels to find info but no dice! I recently bought a 2010 Forester X with the five-speed manual. Overall the car has been very well maintained and is in quite good condition considering what I paid for it. However, it does have...
  18. Interior and Electronics
    To start from the beginning, I recently bought a 2001 Forester, everything original. Absolutely nothing wrong with the car, but the speakers were blown to hell and back, so I figured it would be a cheap fix. Replaced those and everything was fine. Radio would sometimes not work. It would be on...
  19. EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)
    Hey so I’m a fairly new subie owner, and I’ve been looking for some more power in my not so speedy automatic non-turbo’d 2.5L 06’ Forester. Cold air intake is where I’d like to start, and exhaust after that. After looking for hours, I can’t find any CAI’s that will fit with the non-turbo? Did...
  20. EJ25 - 2.5L Turbocharged (2004-2013)
    Hello all, I have so much to post about. I am going to provide as much information as possible so someone can help point me in the right direction. My vehicle: 2010 Subaru Forester XT Miles: 150k Mods: Invidia N1, nameless downpipe, Cobb stage 2, silicone turbo inlet, bc racing coils No crazy...
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