Subaru 2001 Forester I have had to replace wheel bearings on three different wheels a total of four time in the last 5 years, that seems excessive. How often should you expect to have to change wheel

Asked by Aug 17, 2012 at 10:08 AM about the 2001 Subaru Forester

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1 Answer

216,965

The bearings are a known problem with this vehicle because they are not strong enough. Maybe try a different manufacturer/aftermarket part for the bearings.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Has anybody had problems with excessive oil consumption in the 2015 Subaru Forester? 368 answers

    I would like to buy a 2015 Subaru Forester in the next few months, but I'm concerned about the excessive oil consumption I keep reading about in older models and I know a class action lawsuit was file...

    2015 Subaru Forester 2.5i

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Why does Subaru have a reputation for building reliable cars? 201 answers

    I recently became aware that my 2001 Forester has a leaking head gasket and a bad wheel bearing. Although the vehicle is 12 years old, it has only 95,000 miles and has been meticulously cared for (I ...

    2001 Subaru Forester S

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2001 Forester S 2.5L head gasket problem 9 answers

    I've got a 2001 Forester S Premium AWD (SOHC 4-cylinder.4 speed automatic). It's got 103,000 miles on it. The driver's side head gasket was replaced a few years ago when it failed during the extende...

    2001 Subaru Forester S

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2010 Thrown rod on Subaru Forester 25 answers

    Regular maintenance followed: oil change, belts change at 99,450 miles, conservative driver. Driving down highway, no warn light, but car lost power and rod thrown. taken to subaru place and wonder ...

    2010 Subaru Forester

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • All wheel drive cars 22 answers

    I am looking to replace my new Subaru Forester with another full time all wheel drive car. As far as I know the RAV4, Ford Escape and the Honda CRV are all part time AWD which really does not cut it...

    2015 Subaru Forester 2.5i Premium

    -

    Shopping & Pricing

Search Subaru Forester Questions

UK Questions

Are you a UK consumer? CarGurus now has a discussion forum in the UK.

Subaru Forester Experts

#1 Nick Eidemiller
Nick Eidemiller
Reputation 3,440
#2 walth
walth
Reputation 2,770
#3 lifeson34
lifeson34
Reputation 2,380
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Subaru Outback
308 Great Deals out of 25,439 listings starting at $500
Used Honda CR-V
838 Great Deals out of 63,795 listings starting at $1,100
Used Toyota RAV4
748 Great Deals out of 54,115 listings starting at $2,488
Used Subaru Impreza
153 Great Deals out of 10,722 listings starting at $1,295
Used Subaru Legacy
211 Great Deals out of 14,951 listings starting at $950
Used Toyota Highlander
565 Great Deals out of 22,223 listings starting at $2,944
Used Subaru Impreza WRX
45 Great Deals out of 1,144 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota 4Runner
367 Great Deals out of 20,645 listings starting at $2,495
Used Ford Escape
1,330 Great Deals out of 85,406 listings starting at $1,600
Used Toyota Tacoma
710 Great Deals out of 31,647 listings starting at $2,750
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
901 Great Deals out of 66,427 listings starting at $300

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Subaru Forester For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 13,277 listings starting at $20,707
2016 Subaru Forester For Sale
47 Great Deals out of 1,230 listings starting at $18,988
2015 Subaru Forester For Sale
60 Great Deals out of 1,628 listings starting at $13,844
2014 Subaru Forester For Sale
64 Great Deals out of 1,477 listings starting at $9,900
2013 Subaru Forester For Sale
9 Great Deals out of 357 listings starting at $8,921