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  1. EJ25 - 2.5L Turbocharged (2004-2013)
    Hi fozers, I am looking for guidance on where to spray the subaru Upper engine cleaner for the '03 forester XT 2.5L? Also is it best to do it before changing the oil? Any pics would greatly help. I'm a novice and have attached a pic of where I'm guessing I should spray it. Cheers for any help
  2. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    Greetings, all. I hope everyone is as well as can be all things considered. In this COVID world, I've only put about 1k miles on the Forester since January when the oil was last changed. The miles have been pretty easy miles - half at highway speeds, the other half in the suburbs. No...
  3. FB25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (2011- 2018)
    Hey Forester owners! I plan on changing my oil soon on my 2017 Forester 2.5i Prem, and I have done some research and want y’all’s insights. 1st off) do you recommend using specific Subaru Branded oil or just a fully synthetic oil at appropriate weight (0w-20). I have a good buddy that runs a...
  4. EJ20 - 2.0L Turbocharged
    Hello, i am once again asking this forum for help. I wanna do an oilchange on my newly bought S-turbo forester. The engine is a 2L turbocharged engine. 170hp and 240nm of torque. I am really confusednwhat oil i should use. Store recommend everything from 5w-30 to 10w-50. What should i choose...
  5. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    Will it run okay for time being? Have literally no time for a few days to suck oil excess out but need the car to drive to work. Dipstick shows 1.3-1.5 cm above FULL(upper) notch on hot. Drove some time today after oil and filter change, seemed okay-ish. "Proper technician" did the oil change...
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