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  1. Interior and Electronics
    Hi everyone, Does anyone here have experience in replacing the rear seat belts (sides) of a Subaru Forester 2016? It would be great to receive tips on where to unclip the panels. Thanks,
  2. Canada
    Hi, I have a 2011 Subaru Forester and every couple of weeks I see an oil drop on my driveway. Canadian tire asked me to go to the dealer because I have a seal / gasket that needs replacement. I don't know what is it.. the valve or the head gasket so my question is... Have any of you have this...
  3. Forester Shopping
    Hey all, I live in Washington State and I'm looking for a Hatch for my '02 Subaru Forester S. Don't have a lot of money but really need one. Any help would be greatly appreciated thanks.
  4. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    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...
  5. Motor Conversions
    Hi all! I am most likely going to have to replace my trans and engine and so I started look at longblock and transmission packages. I found some for a good price but I was mainly wondering the fitment into my 2010 Forester XT. It says it’s a imported ej255 from japan that comes with an auto...
  6. Lighting and Electrical
    so for some weird reason my 2005 Subaru Forester XS driver side fog light stopped working, ok, no problem I went and got another bulb from my parts subie I got in the drive way. Then I installed it And still no light. I thought maybe that bulb was burnt out as well so I went and bought a new...
  7. Wheels and Tires
    Hi all, I just bought a 2001 Subaru Forester S (yay!) and am looking for studless winter tires. The stock tires are 215/60R/16, but there’s a good deal on a set of 215/65R/16 tires (on rims). Has anyone made this switch and know if these will these fit an ‘01 Forester/will there be any negative...
  8. Australia / New Zealand
    Hi all and thanks for having me. I have recently purchased a 2010 S model with a lot of extras. It seems that the previous owner spent a lot of money on engine upgrades but then skimped on the Audio side of things. In short it had a very cheap aftermarket head unit and whoever installed it...
  9. Interior and Electronics
    I've decided to swap in a 2017 Limited instrument cluster into my 2015 Premium and after hours of research and testing, I have succeeded in doing it without dealer assistance. I'll go over everything I figured out along the way and describe it with as much detail as possible. The cluster has...
  10. Air Conditioning and Ventilation
    Hey guys. Made an account finally after using this website multiple times to fix stuff on my wife’s 2007 N/A Forester (manufacturer date 03/07 if that matters ) I found an awesome DIY thread on removing the AC clutch and adjusting the clearance, but it seems like everyone is re using the...
  11. Offroad Fozzies
    Hey everyone, so I recently purchased a 2.5i Premium forester and I was looking to swap some things out on it because i wanted to try off road-ing with it. I'm still pretty new to the car world. I was wondering what do you guys recommend I start with. I was looking around and couldn't really...
  12. Suspension and Handling
    I’ve read a few post on here about people lowering their 98-00 Subaru’s and a lot of people suggest buying 04-07 wrx struts and springs. I’m having a hard time finding any used suspension parts worth buying, is there any reputable source to buy new suspension parts where I can get the same affect?
  13. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    Hello I wonder what oil is poured into the engine? How many miles have you changed? Does it decrease before replacement? How many liters do you add to the 5,000 miles? At 5000 miles I added 2.5 liters of oil (total) I added Shell Oil to 0.20 and then added 5.30 more other oil How What brand of...
  14. Parts For Sale
    Sold by Subaru for a 2019 or 2020 Subaru Forester, a complete set of: -4 Floor liners (front & rear) These are much better than mats, -1 Rear Cargo Tray -3 Rear Seatback protectors (to protect the back of the fold-down seat) 8 individual items, total. Like new. Fit perfectly, to protect the...
  15. Lighting and Electrical
    Hello im new to this forum, i wanted to ask about the lights on my forester 2003. so first thing my other head light stopped working so my car had one light for couple of weeks, then the light went off so my car had not headlight and the high been didnt even work eather, after that the high been...
  16. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    I like Subaru, always driving Subaru it has all wheel drive, good quality, easy to handle. But this time it really pissed my off.... The AC stop working when i on my way to AZ last year August, it was 110+ F out there it felt like i can cook steak inside. I took it into dealership and they...
  17. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    Like the post thread, I've got a 2015 Forester 2.0 XT Premium, my heat dropped out and is only blowing cold air. I've finally found some diagnostic manuals (thank you cardiagn.com), however, I wanted to get some advice from this forum. I should note, I'm not a gearhead by nature, but I'm handy...
  18. FXT Side

    FXT Side

    2017 Subaru Forester XT with 3 inch Lift, front and rear suspension upgrades, stage 2 engine mods and Off road light, protection upgrades.
  19. FXT Front

    FXT Front

    2017 Subaru Forester XT with 3 inch Lift, front and rear suspension upgrades, stage 2 engine mods and Off road light, protection upgrades.
  20. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    I have this problem simultaneously illuminated Please advise me, help me! Subaru Forester 2011 (US) NOTE: I have an LPG, This is causing the problem?
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