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I Have A 1999 Subaru Forester. I Need Rear Stuts. What Is The Difference Be...

1999 subaru forester standard 5 speed. the complete strut assembly only indicates for automatic trans. not for standard. What is the difference. No one can explain. Not even the subaru dealer.

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Billy Myers

Subaru Engine Light On.

During the cold months my Forester's engine light will come on along with flashing cruise. Code is for bad converter. 0420 I think. The light stays on for 50 to 80 miles and then goes off and wil...

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Why Only When I Go Over 120 Km Per Hour Does My Check Engine Light Come On?...

I rarely drive ober 120 km per hour, but when I do, the check engine light comes on. Then it goes off again. It never comes on at any other time?

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2015 Forester Oil Consumption

Can anyone who posted on the oil consumtion issue with the 2015 Forester comment if the 2015 Foresters in question have manual transmissions? I curently own a 2014 Forester, manual, with oil consumpt...

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For My 2012 Subaru Forester Finally Convinced Dealer To Address High Oil Co...

within 1 year of ownership noticed excessive oil use and was told over and over that it was within Sube specs to add 1 quart every 1000 miles, which made no sense for a new car as this as my 5th new c...

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2001 Subaru Forester

electrical...Problems with lights. #1 head lights work only on bright, even after bulb replacement #2 No regular working tail lights. However third eye [center brake light], stays on as tail light an...

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Inn Attheridge

Whats Years Of A Forrester Have A Timing Chain?

I own a 2003 Forrester and my son owns a 2012 Forrester. Someone told me that the newer Forrester's have a Chain now. Can anyone tell me what year did the Forrester's Chain come into place? I own a ...

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I have duler 205/70/R15 h/t on front axel but I have 205/70/R15 Duler a/t on the rear. Is that ok? As my forester is all wheel drive.


Where Does The Top Passenger Side Radiator Valve Go To?

I got home last night and smoke rolling from hood, and when i opened the hood i saw a valve on the passenger side top of radiator that did not have a hose. I looked for an hour trying to locate where ...

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I Have A 98 Saburu Forester And There Is A Lot Of Water Coming Out It Empty...

Why does the water from the radiator come out the muffler....

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Steve Trevella

98 Forester At Hold Switch Stuck

my car since i have owned it has always been slow to take off, i was just told what the switch by the handbrake was. it makes the car start in 2nd. what is likely to be the problem as the switch dos...

21 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 weeks ago)

What Do You Do When The At Light Deeps Flashing? And The Transmision Goes I...

When I put the car in gear to drive I have to wait before I can take off and when I try to pass someone the car bumps hard then take off what to do ?

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Code Poo26

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Are 2.5 2006 Engine Blocks All The Same

Have a 2006 Forester needs engine block checked online it shows several part numbers for blocks dealer says have to use one that matches vin number web sites I check say the blocks are all the same wh...

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Anthony Labarbera

Swapped A 2.5 For A 2.0 Jap Eng Runs Good Until You Connect The Mas Air Flo...

1999 forester 2.0 jap eng

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Car Died While Driving

Was driving doing 35 car suddenly shut off. Tried to start again and nothing no crank no tick nothing completly quiet. ALL electrical is fine and working fine and has been tested any thoughts wou...

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