Hello, I have a 2006 Subaru Forester X 2.5L base model and the engine is shot in the vehicle. I have to buy an engine for it but do not know what engines would be a direct swap to fit in the vehicle.

Asked by Jul 22, 2014 at 09:16 PM about the 2006 Subaru Forester 2.5 X

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2.5L Subaru Forester X base model and the engine went bad and im shopping for
a used one nearby. I just do not know what subaru models and year would be considered
a direct swap for this car.

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Find the engine code on the block, make sure which ever engine you look at getting has the same code stamped on it. It's going to be a 2.5L with DOHC, that should give you almost all the info you need.

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Thank you very much nick. I will let you know if i have anymore questions.

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