My CEL light came on steady and the Cruise control started flashing last year.


Asked by Apr 03, 2015 at 06:10 PM about the 2007 Subaru Forester 2.5 X

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The dealer charged me $1200 to replace some hard to get to pollution control valves.  It happened again last week shortly after I gassed up at a Brand X station.  This time I followed advice on this site and removed the gas cap for a few minutes, turned on the ignition and waited a few minutes, then started the car.  Problem solved!

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So this was an issue that you've found a fix for? If so, thanks for posting. Also, you might want to head over to and do a search to see if others have had this issue and then post your insights in the most relevant thread.

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