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  1. 2015 - Teardrop Trailers we CAN tow (<1200 lbs dry)

    Towing and Hauling
    (UPDATED w/ new models on 10/12/2020) Hey everyone, first post on the forums but I've been reading (without a login) for a while. I wanted to share a list of teardrop trailers that the stock Forester (2015+) can tow. The listed limit on towing is 1000 lbs without trailer brakes and 1500 lbs...
  2. ('09-'13) 2009 - Bad torque converter?

    Transmission and Driveline
    Last month I towed a fairly heavy U-haul trailer from GA to MI (a little over 1200 miles) through a lot of hills and mountains with my 09 Forester XT. Since then I've been having problems with my car like low gas mileage, loss of power(especially going uphill), and it doesn't seem to be shifting...
  3. ('14-'18) 2014 - Stiffer springs for my forester - stock spring size? (merged thread)

    Suspension and Handling
    I recently got a new boat and when I tow it the rear of my 2014 forester sags really low is there any rear springs out there that are stiffer than stock?
  4. Towing a uhaul cargo trailer across country with my 07 forester...

    Towing and Hauling
    So, here in about a month, I am (or was) planning on towing a 5x8 uhaul cargo trailer from Denver, CO to Oakland, CA... At first research, it appeared that the capacity of my 2007 Forester 2.5L 4 cyl automatic was 2,400 lb, but after further research, it is sounding like anything over 1,000 lb...
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