2016 Subaru Forester ABS, Eyesight, dashlights

Asked by Man_inda_woods Jul 20, 2021 at 12:32 PM about the 2016 Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring

Question type: General

I thought I would like this car and I'm wrong. It has electronic problems and
after having the brakelight switch replaced 2000 miles ago, the ABS, VDC,
Hillstart and Eyesight all fail to work - dash looks like a Christmas tree - altho
it starts, shifts into drive and brakelights function when pedal is pressed.
The repair bulletin states a sticker is to be applied (re:WUE-90) with the
serial number of the replacement - the dealership appeared to NOT have
done this.
This is my third Subaru and probably my last - and it has only 31k miles on it.

2 Answers

I've been on the phone with the Subaru dealer and scheduled an appt. The service dept is poor - last visit they cracked the windshield and claimed it was that way when I brought it in. They refused to pay the deductible for its replacement but gave me a small discount on new tires (about 1/3 of the deduct.). I dread dealing with them again.

Your Answer:

Own this car?

Share your experience with others.

2016 Subaru Forester

Review another car

CarGurus Experts

  • #1
    Chris W
  • #2
  • #3
    Nick Eidemiller
View All

Know more, shop wisely


Related Models For Sale

Used Subaru Outback
1,071 Great Deals out of 33,420 listings starting at $2,900
Used Subaru Crosstrek
548 Great Deals out of 23,648 listings starting at $3,800
Used Toyota RAV4
1,828 Great Deals out of 31,865 listings starting at $1,950
Used Honda CR-V
1,733 Great Deals out of 38,648 listings starting at $1,450
Used Toyota 4Runner
1,029 Great Deals out of 21,913 listings starting at $1,950
Used Subaru Impreza
285 Great Deals out of 8,076 listings starting at $2,995
Used Subaru Legacy
331 Great Deals out of 6,230 listings starting at $2,000
Used Mazda CX-5
906 Great Deals out of 36,965 listings starting at $4,950
Used Toyota Highlander
1,077 Great Deals out of 18,792 listings starting at $1,050
Used Toyota Tacoma
1,470 Great Deals out of 22,475 listings starting at $3,700
Used Nissan Rogue
1,676 Great Deals out of 52,927 listings starting at $925
Used Honda Pilot
893 Great Deals out of 25,688 listings starting at $675
Used Toyota RAV4 Hybrid
364 Great Deals out of 18,812 listings starting at $10,490
Used Toyota Camry
1,813 Great Deals out of 42,292 listings starting at $1,100

Used Cars for Sale

2024 Subaru Forester For Sale
11 Great Deals out of 24,562 listings starting at $24,940
2023 Subaru Forester For Sale
44 Great Deals out of 1,343 listings starting at $24,399
2022 Subaru Forester For Sale
61 Great Deals out of 683 listings starting at $19,657
2021 Subaru Forester For Sale
169 Great Deals out of 2,504 listings starting at $14,799
2020 Subaru Forester For Sale
95 Great Deals out of 1,197 listings starting at $11,999

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use. Content will be removed if CarGurus becomes aware that it violates our policies.