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Subaru Forester Experts

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4.65 stars

Based on 14 reviews

Great Qaulity Subaru by Sean
 — First off everybody knows Subaru is world renound for their symetrical AWD system. Although the forester is mechanically identical to other Subaru models it has much more cargo room and ride height. I... Read More
Really Fun Subarau! by Gustave
 — My car is a pretty sweet manual Subaru Forester. It's holding up wonderful for 160,000 miles. I've only had to replace the starter. Acceleration is pretty poor, but it's still fun. Awesome gas mileage... Read More
Amazing Car, Would Recommend To Anyone! by kshawn16
 — At 286,000 miles on the original engine, this car ran with all the power and handling of an engine under 100,000 miles! It got 26-28 mpg on average and was a ton of fun to drive. I also like the half-... Read More

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Subaru Forester Questions


Totally Stumped!! I Have A 1998 Subaru Forester S. Had A Miss Fire On # 1 ...

Had a miss fire on # 1 cylinder. Put in new plugs, wires, coil pack, miss fire is gone...BUT... then the car sputters when you push the throttle. If you ease into the throttle it's ok. Idles fine. O...

42 views with 7 answers (last answer about a month ago)

Engine Skip

New coil pack and new e3 plugs in August. picked up miss fire on#1 cylinder about two weeks ago. Changed all wires and replaced e3 plug on the # 1 cylinder Problem seemed to clear up then about a w...

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Tammi Barger

When Going Up Hills My 98 Sub Forester Feels Like It Is In Nuetral It Wont...

98 sub forester serms like its in nuetral when i start yo a hill or steep grade

17 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 months ago)

1998 Forester Sways Badly On Slushy Snowy Roads.

Just changed rear crossmember and rear drivers side CV axle. All bushings look good and sway bar links are pretty new. Any clues why the car goes nuts when on snowy slushy roads but is fine on smooth ...

49 views with 4 answers (last answer 3 months ago)

I Have A Forester With A Transfer Case Problem Any Free Advice?

Transfer case not functioning

122 views with 2 answers (last answer 4 months ago)