Subaru Forester Questions Maintenance & Repair

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Nikkitem1
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My 2009 Subaru Forester With 56,000 Miles Needs A New Rack And Pinion Power...

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Monny11
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2009 Subaru Forester

Noisy when cold putting into gear ? Normal need warmup

12 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)
Tammy Kastor
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Transmission

The car won't go into 3rd gear, goes up to about 50mph slows significantly going up slight hills. I was told it's just a cylanoid.

6 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 weeks ago)
wylde9
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Gold Metal Flake In Radiator And Overflow Tank??? Runß Fine No Overheating ...

Gold metal flake in radiator and overflow tank????? Runs fine with no overheating issues just wondering why there is metal flake in it??

31 views with 3 answers (last answer 4 weeks ago)
wylde9
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99 Forester Steers Really Hard

99 Forester steers really hard I put a 97 outback pump on it still steers hard???? The 99 pump has a wire going to it and the 97 has no wire going to it..but both pumps act same way???

22 views with 9 answers (last answer 4 weeks ago)
wylde9
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Does Anyone Know If I Can Use A Power Steering Pump From A 1997 Outback On ...

19 views with 7 answers (last answer about a month ago)
mrfixit69
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2003 Subaru Forester 2.5x With A Check Engine Light

Hey Scotty, got a 2003 Subaru Forester 2.5x with a check engine light. I think the engine code is 495 gas cap. Tried a generic and than put out $30 on a OEM. It is pretty consistent throwing the cod...

10 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)
ddm2016
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2004 Subaru Forester Won't Start And Won't Idle

I have a 2004 Subaru Forester. It will try to turn over but won't start. I was told to try a cleaner in my gas tank. Thought it worked but a couple days later same problem. I had to hold brake and gas...

17 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)
denoferth
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Anyone Know How To Take The Inner Door Panel Off A 2005 Forester Without Br...

The window seems to have slipped off the track or a gear has broken as the motor runs in both directions but the window doesn't move. I can manually pull it up or push it down but it will not move wit...

25 views with 4 answers (last answer about a month ago)
Joni_g
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Possible Issues??

Flashing cruise light, engine light on and dynamic control light on and constant, what possible issues could be wrong

11 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)
Stanisla
5

3-4. Seconds. Sudden Rough Car Shake At 40-60 Mph

Driving between 40-60 mph vehicle begins to shake. As if you pass Over rough road surface it last about 3-4 seconds then everything Returnees normal . Shaking is not to wiiolent. But noticeable. I ...

Forrest_the_Forester
5

Oil Burner?

So I'm part of the oil burning Foresters I guess. It came on today on my drive home from work. I got my boyfriend to check it and the dip stick was bone dry. Calling Subaru in the AM. I'm leasing m...

denoferth
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2005 Subaru Forester Driver's Side Door Window Off Track

Window off track track, motor runs & is controlled by switch but window glass does not move. It's very loose and can be pulled up or pushed down by hand. Is the door panel easy to pry loose or is it s...

Judithelizabeth
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At What Intervals She The Timing Belt Be Replaced?

43 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 months ago)
kingpenguin
15

Excessive Oil Consumption

2009 Forester uses excessive oil between changes, is there a better choice of oil to minimize loss? Synthetic/blends, viscosity and brand.

35 views with 4 answers (last answer 2 months ago)
Joe Bard
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Erratic Idling 04 Suburu Forester

After starting, car idles at 2000rpm. After giving it gas it and reving it up for a second, it will drop and idle at 1500(still pretty high). In between shifting gears the rpm jumps to 3500 and som...

denoferth
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Engine Missing

2005 Outback just started missing. "Check engine" light is on and the cruse control light is blinking. The mechanic wants to replace the ignition harness and all 4 plugs. Is it necessary to replace al...

30 views with 4 answers (last answer 2 months ago)
damur
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Blowing Out Resistors For Blower Motor

Replaced blower , it was bad. Resister burnt out, replaced it,that one burnt out, replaced. What else can I replace ?

14 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 months ago)
Matt Dyck
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Are Spark Plugs Interchangeable For Different Years Of The Same Model?

I have a 2000 Subaru Forester, which came with four brand new spark plugs in the glove box (the guy who sold it to me worked at a Subaru dealership). Anyway, my Haynes manual says that the spark plu...

18 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 months ago)
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