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Should I Use A Fuel System Cleaner?

Should i use a fuel system cleaner? i have about 20k miles currently

Subaru Forester 2009 Problem

I bought this car 2 months ago.. I had to change the left rear wheel bearing with rotars and breaks . its been driving nice since then but today i was driving home and my abs, brakes, and traction ...

Can You Swap Motors?

can you take a motor out of a 2007 forester and put it in a 2007 legacy both cars are auto and have the 2.5 sohc

Emission Control Light Is On After Changing Battery, Is This Common?

I changed the battery in my Subaru Forester and now my check engine light is on telling me it’s my emission control. We had no problems before we changed the battery, is this common

Subaru Forester 2008 Shaking And Dies

My subaru forester 2008 keeps doing a thing where it starts shaking and then it dies or won't accelerate. had the catalytic converter replaced and spark plugs. It has continued to shake and stall ou...

Possible Coolant Leak

My 2015 forester has a possible coolant leak and I'm not sure if it's ok to drive while I wait for an appointment at the mechanics. I noticed a large blue stain on the driveway this morning under th...

Possible Head Gasket Leak

I have a 2010 Subaru Forester. It only has 55,000 miles. Dealer just said it may have has a weeping drivers side head gasket. Is that even possible at such low miles? Are they scamming me?

2018 Subaru Forester Passenger Side Window Won't Roll Down With EITHER Swit...

HELP! My 2018 Subaru Forester passenger side window suddenly stopped working! I know a lot of people have posted that they couldn't roll the passenger side window down from the drivers side switch...

When To Stop Repairing My Old Subaru

I have a 2005 Forrester with 311000 klm it needs a new clutch..don’t have money to fix the 900-1200 clutch or to to buy a new one.. wish I knew When to stop repairing my old Subaru

How Do I Fix My Cruise And Traction Control?

I just bought a 2010 forester with 174k miles on it. It looks new, no damage, drives great, but check engine light stays on, cruise blinks, and traction control off.My brother in-law is a mechanic ...

Altenater Swap From A 99 Subaru Forrester To A 07 Pontiac G5

Can I take a alternator out of a 2011 1999 Subaru Forester and put it in a 2007 Pontiac G5 are they compatible

Please Advise On Problem Or Fix For Window Staying Down

My 2003 Subaru forester driver door window and front passenger window not coming up from driver control switch,, they both go down only from the switch, the passenger window goes up and down using t...

What To Do About 2 Engine Codes?

I drive a 2010 Subaru Forester. I just dropped 1.8k at a repair shop yesterday to replace both front wheels, both front wheel bearings, both front side rotors, breaks, and calipers. I drove 100 mi...

2004 Subaru Forester Hatch Won't Always Unlock

if I auto-lock the 2004 forester, the trunk hatch won't always release. I have kept the unlock button pressed for 20/30 seconds- no joy. Something clicks, but the heavier sounding latch release does...

CEL And Flashing Cruise Control

Yesterdayme and the wife were driving to go get some dinner, car was running fine. Turned up a hill and when I gave her some throttle it started sputtering. Only code was evap gas cap. We made it 2...

I Need Help With My Car

My car all of a sudden shows the check engine light but also my at oil temp and cruise control is flashing. What does this mean?

Subaru Forester Catalytic Converter

I have a 2014 Subaru Forester that from almost day one burned oil like crazy. Was told for many visits it was the extra cold weather that year, or the lots of kms, or even the PCV valve. Then got ...

Replacing Tire Subaru Forester

Mechanic said i needed to replace all 4 tires on subaru forester, 2010 because replacing 1 could harm transmission. Front tire has leak. Can i replace both front tires with new tires while keeping...

Oil Leak On Subaru Forester

Hi I have an oil leak, i had the rocker cover gasket and another gasket and Orings replaced, but been told there is plug looking thing inbetween that the oil could be leaking out off it needs a sp...


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