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  1. ('01-'02) 2001 - Idle issue - who to fix?

    EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)
    Hi, I'm in Madison, WI and bought a 2001 Forester S with 108K for my daughter to take to college in Colorado knowing that I would put some money into it before we left. I got it from a street-corner car-flipper who is generally a nice guy, but in it to flip cars. Regardless, there has been more...
  2. ('09-'13) 2010 - ''idler'' arm (belt tensioner) bad?

    EE20 - 2.0L Diesel
    Hi! Thanks for taking a look... I wasn't sure if the belt tensioner is the problem here, or just a rough idle. I have a bunch of lights illuminated on the dash, having those checked for codes tomorrow morning. Otherwise the car runs great. So if I need to replace the worn parts- any idea if...
  3. ('03-'05) 2004 - Almost complete lack of power low RPM, good power over 3500 RPM, if I manage to get there?

    EJ20 - 2.0L Turbocharged
    Short story: 2004 EJ205 Forester 2.0 Turbo will now hardly pull at all below 3500RPM, and I am struggling even to increase the RPM when flooring the throttle. I achieve increased RPM eventually by pumping the throttle. See this video: In the beginning of the video I simply press the gas pedal...
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