Valve Adjustment 1999 Subaru Forrester

Asked by Jul 19, 2012 at 08:58 PM about the 1999 Subaru Forester L

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Is it possible to adjust the valves on a 1999 Subaru Forrester?  If so, how?

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No adjustment, they are hydraulic. If you get rattle or tapping you might look at the type of oil you're using. I think that engine takes a straight 30 weight.

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After 1998 they went to a SOHC with adjustable valves. So you can adjust your valves

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