Glashing red temp light on 2008 forester

Asked by Its_buggered Mar 19, 2019 at 02:22 AM about the 2008 Subaru Forester 2.5 XS Premium

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hi. Have 08 subaru forester xs premium and red flashing
temperature light has decided to come on, but doesn't stay
Wondering if anyone has had this?

3 Answers


You need to service the cooling system. Make sure the cooling fans are working and check the coolant level but you should probably do a cooling system flush, install new hoses and coolant.

1 people found this helpful.

Hi. And Thankyou for replying. Do you own one also? Is is a major problem? Thanks.

Your Answer:


Looking for a Used Forester in your area?

CarGurus has 31,952 nationwide Forester listings starting at $1,600.


Subaru Forester Experts

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

Find great deals from top-rated dealersTM


Related Models For Sale

Used Subaru Outback
655 Great Deals out of 28,993 listings starting at $1,900
Used Honda CR-V
1,087 Great Deals out of 87,703 listings starting at $1,999
Used Toyota RAV4
1,205 Great Deals out of 58,313 listings starting at $1,950
Used Subaru Impreza
272 Great Deals out of 14,080 listings starting at $1,761
Used Subaru Legacy
283 Great Deals out of 10,070 listings starting at $1,499
Used Toyota 4Runner
482 Great Deals out of 31,925 listings starting at $2,395
Used Toyota Highlander
900 Great Deals out of 35,148 listings starting at $2,400
Used Ford Escape
1,836 Great Deals out of 87,931 listings starting at $1,195
Used Toyota Tacoma
844 Great Deals out of 51,445 listings starting at $2,600
Used Honda Pilot
616 Great Deals out of 42,698 listings starting at $995
Used Subaru Impreza WRX
40 Great Deals out of 902 listings starting at $2,000

Used Cars for Sale

2019 Subaru Forester For Sale
36 Great Deals out of 1,090 listings starting at $20,998
2018 Subaru Forester For Sale
112 Great Deals out of 1,556 listings starting at $12,995
2017 Subaru Forester For Sale
254 Great Deals out of 3,855 listings starting at $9,495
2016 Subaru Forester For Sale
83 Great Deals out of 1,306 listings starting at $5,950
2015 Subaru Forester For Sale
34 Great Deals out of 1,013 listings starting at $5,562

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.