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2006 Subaru Forester Engine Type

What engine type does the 06 Forester X have? From what I've found online I can't tell if it's an EJ255 version 2 or EJ257, everything says they are used in the Forester XT but make no mention of th...

Driver Door Won't Open

Driver door won't open from in or out. Keeps auto locking straight away when unlocked with key fob. Also the key won't turn properly. I have removed as much of the inner panel as I can and fiddled wit...


Are there leasing plans that let you pay all up front vs. monthly; therefore save you the financing costs?

Subaru Forester Bogging/lurching

My Subaru Forester MT car has been bogging down to 200 rpms when idling. When driving, rpms drop then quickly jump back up a little and the car lunges forward. This occurs in any gear, and is wors...

Warning Lights When Hard Acceleration... Error Code P0301

Check engine,road hazard and cruise control lights come on when hard acceleration.Reset to remove warning lights.When i drive up hill on expressway the lights return.Please advise.Thank you.

Does The 2003 Subaru Forester X Come In A Short Block?

I have a 2003 Subaru Forester X that I'm replacing the engine from another 2003 Forester. My problem is the motor mounts are not lining up. It's a long block, did they have different motor mounts fo...

2002 Subaru Forester Timing Belt Skips Despite Much New

I picked up a 2002 Subaru Forester for my kids to drive. It's in pretty good shape, but the guy said it had a bad timing belt. I bought the full Dayco kit with water pump, new belt, new positioner...

Noise When Off

When I turn off my 2019 Subaru Forester Sport, which is push button start, an audible tonal/ringing noise happens from under the hood. What is it? I just got the car a week ago and it has 8,000 mile...

Is It Unsafe To Drive With A Loose/bad Center Bearing?

I have a 2011 Forester that I have to drive about an hour and a half round trip tomorrow while I have a center bearing is loose/bad. I have noise and a decent shudder during acceleration. I really...

Subaru Forester

i have a 2014 Subaru forester with 39,000 miles on it. Just 3 weeks ago, my back passenger strut/spring went on my car. Now, just tonight my left spring/coil broke and I was pulling into a driveway....

Forester- Rear Hatch Not Latched ALARM

Occasionally I need to haul things long enough that I have to leave the rear hatch unlatched and tied down. In motion, the safety alarm will not quit, ever. I asked the dealer for a work-around opti...

Over Heating Forester

Im a complete newbee when it comes to subaru i need help to figure out why my forester keeps over heating it gets slightly warm and it stalls and flashes the oil light but only at a complete stop

2010 Subaru Forester Lost Power

I just purchased a 2010 Subaru Forester and got on the highway. I got up to 65 mph and lost all power and could not accelerate I don't know what's wrong

Car Wash

Can I take my 2019 Subaru to a car was with eye sight

Subaru Forester - Check Engine Light

My subaru forester's check engine light is on and cruise control light blinks on and off. We drove the car around 130 kms after this light appeared. Apparently every thing looks fine. The mechanic ...

Damaged Cylinder Head

Shop repaired oil leak from crank shaft seal . Car ran fine b4 just the leak. When they put back together and test rode it timing slipped and damaged passenger side cylinder they say it was from ...

Subaru Forester Manufacturered 2004. Is Giving A Flickering Power Sign. It...

Word "Power" appearing on dashboard. Is is safe to drive it like that? How can i clear that off?

Saturn97lover, Forrester Oil Consumption

We bought a 2015 Subaru Forrester in October 2014. We to were told the excessive oil use "was normal for these box engines". We are now close to the warranty period being over and they are finally...

Air Conditioning

I am having trouble figuring out the air conditioning in my new Subaru Forester. The air conditioning doesn't seem to cool and when it does it doesn't last long. What am I doing wrong?

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