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  1. ('06-'08) 2006 - Power steering or cv axle noise (video)?

    Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty
    Video below says all. So I have this noise when turning the wheel all the way either left or right. When driving or standing still. Cv axle boot is NOT cracked on both sides/doesn't look bad. Any ideas? Google Photos link:
  2. ('03-'05) 2004 - Steering Rack female threads for inner tie rod not matching OEM replacements?

    Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty
    My 2004 Forester X has a bad inner tie rod and I went to replace it today and every part I can find at any store has a larger diameter male end than the rack. The only number on the old inner tie rod is 2607. I cannot find any part numbers on the rack it appears someone painted the rack and...
  3. ('06-'08) 2008 - steering rack reconnect?

    Suspension and Handling
    Hi, I am in the middme of replacing the rack and pinion on my 2008 forester sport. I have got everything hooked up but can seem to get the rack to slide into the coupling(or joint ,idk the correct terms) for the steering wheel. Does anybody have any tips or tricks or have had this issue before...
  4. ('09-'13) 2012 - Inner Tie Rod w/ NO LOCK WASHER?

    Suspension and Handling
    Hi everyone, I have done plenty of searching but unfortunately and unable to get a definitive answer to my issue. I am in the process of replacing the inner tie rods on my 2012 Forester and was surprised to find that there was no locking washer between the inner tie rod and the rack (i've...
  5. ('98-'00) 1999 - Steering column won't move?

    Interior and Electronics
    I have a 1999 Subaru Forester S, and it has an adjustable steering column. The issue is it seems to be jammed, I can't figure out how to get it to move, the handle is stuck in place, and I cannot find anything in the owners manual. Can anyone help me?