I'm getting warmer AC from the two left side dash vents. The two on the right are ice cold. I'm wondering if the vent tube in the dash might have come apart.
Just had the condenser replaced on my 2017 Forester 2.5i Touring purchased new in August 2016 and now has 46K. We did purchase the Gold Plus extended warranty(7yrs/70K) with $100 deductible. Dealer replaced condenser in five hours with no questions. When I dropped the car off I did mention the condenser issues referenced in this forum. I am very surprised that we has this a/c issue at only 46k. Otherwise, we have been very happy with our Forester.I am curious if anyone here has the Subaru extended service plan, and had this issue with the a/c and if so, did you get completely covered??
Your post is very hard to follow. Are you having a problem or not?my car only 31k miles but past 3 years manufacturer warranty, crossing my finger now. it is just ridiculous to me that they didn't have re call for this.. and look at all this same failure AC condense, obviously it is a manufacturer issue. they have to pass on the cost to the vendor and not customer. I never had Subaru before. but i guess i should have stick with Toyota for the rest of my life. just a headache to deal with car issue with low mileage. spent all the extra weekend time to visit dealer and calling and complain. so upset. and dealer usually don't care much after they sold you the car. won't go back there ever.
My car's a/c issue exactlyy - warm on driver's side; slightly cool on passenger side.Early 2017 model, 69k miles. Symptoms were warm air drivers side, slightly cool on pax side. Black spot on condenser. Had it replaced with a Koyo, now it's ice cold. Apparently the part is the same as 14-16, even though Subaru has different part numbers.
Yes, I do. need to replaced the AC condense for my 2017 Forester. bad luck..
Thank you My dealership said it is 4 hours labor and that is where some of the cost escalates. Leave in Frederick MD, so we might be pricier? It is sad. I love the Subaru, but I have had really bad luck. My first one back in 2012 was a lemon (the oil issue where it would run out of oil at 3,000 miles)$900 to replace a faulty ac condenser?
That’s outrageous. The part itself is only around $400.
These Subaru oem condensers of certain part numbers seem to be a big problem. I would call Subaru and ask very nicely if they can help. If you have to pay yourself, buy the parts and go to an independent Subaru specialist.
Some can even DIY. Just have a shop evacuate then re charge the ac system. Less expensive that way. You do need a special wrench to access the bottom condenser bolts.
SOA needs to take charge of this problem. Very sad.
I would contact the Subaru corporate office and see if they will cover the work, regardless of your warranty status. It won't cost you anything to try.I purchased my 2017 Subaru in August 2016 & as of May 29 2020 only have 45,000 miles on it & guess what? A/C wasn't working & Subaru service at the dealership advises it is a bad condenser & will be approximately a $900 bill. Has anyone started a class action suit yet on this issue?
I hope so.I purchased my 2017 Subaru in August 2016 & as of May 29 2020 only have 45,000 miles on it & guess what? A/C wasn't working & Subaru service at the dealership advises it is a bad condenser & will be approximately a $900 bill. Has anyone started a class action suit yet on this issue?