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  1. Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty
    Hey! I own a 2003 Forester with around 155,000 miles on it. While I was driving it back home after buying it from it's previous owner i noticed the check engine light come on. I figured that since it a really old car the light was bound to come on and shook it off. A couple days later while...
  2. Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty
    Just bought my 05 xt ,150k on the odo, for dirt cheap, PO said he changed everything except head gaskets and it's still overheating. On test drive it over heated within 10 minutes of driving. It was cheap enough I bought it even though it was dark and cold,, so I didn't look it over very well...
  3. Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty
    My Subaru Forester xt has been having overheating problems she was working fine When I got her probably drove her 100 miles after getting her took her out one day and the radiator over fill spilled out all over the engine was tryna figure out why after watching lots of videos I thought maybe it...
  4. Transmission and Driveline
    I have a 2015 FXT that I bought recently with 90K miles on it. Everything checked out on inspection. I added a Cobb Stage 1 OTS map and did Danoz fix to prevent boost leak, the vehicle has no other performance mods. I’m in AZ and I noticed the transmission would run hot up to about 230F on...
  5. Cooling Systems
    Hi! My 2009 Forester I bought 6 weeks ago is now taking 1/2 gallon of water a day and there is no evidence of a leak, no drips or puddles underneath. Where is all the liquid going? Does this mean it's leaking into the motor? Blown head gasket? There is no coolant in the oil. The overflow tank...
  6. Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty
    I got my Fozzy in September '17 and starting having this bizarre issue where the engine heat sensor goes from normal temps, to almost in the red, and then sometimes the needle is all the way as far as it can go. And then a moment later it's back to the mid-line. I talked to a Subaru specialist...
  7. Cooling Systems
    Hello, I am having a bit of a problem with my '01 Forester L. It seemingly randomly overheats. Generally it happens after I've driven for a while and I slow down or idle, but sometimes happens at highways speeds as well. If I let the car cool for 15-20 minutes, it remains stable for quite a...
  8. Cooling Systems
    Hey guys, I have a 2003 X 5spd and I like driving in the mountains a fair bit. No matter how I drive, I end up getting quite hot during long hill climbs. I've tried everything from crawling up in 1st gear to just sending it. This past weekend after replacing my head gaskets (part of the original...
  9. Cooling Systems
    I am new to the forums and how to use so if this is the wrong place for this question please direct me to the correct one. Thanks in advance. My problem is as the title says, I have an 07 Forester 2.5X manual trans with 135k miles recently did a head gasket/clutch job myself and ever since, it...
  10. EJ25 - 2.5L Turbocharged (2004-2013)
    I recently purchased a 2005 Subaru Forester XT 2.5 November 18th 2019. not too long ago my car has been overheating even though I have oil and I had enough antifreeze I don't know why it's causing this problem. I didn't take a circle area is where the smoke was coming from.
  11. Cooling Systems
    Hi, first post. I hope it’s not a repeater but I’ve searched the forum a bit and can’t find an answer. So basically my Forester will start overheating if after a long drive (~100miles) i then start to find myself in stop and go traffic. There’s no problem on the freeway during the drive or even...
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