The Check Engine Light may illuminate because of low catalytic converter efficiency. This same issue may cause the car to fail the State Smog Test if one is required.
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The Check Engine Light may illuminate because of a failed knock sensor. Although the sensor often tests okay, it can fail intermittently, while the vehicle is being driven.
Sometimes the Check Engine Light illuminates because the computer detects misfires. Subaru released an improved spark plug wire set to solve the problem. The ignition coil should also be inspected for carbon tracks or short circuits between the contacts
An oil leak can develop from the spark plug tube seals. Excess oil in the spark plug tubes can result in engine misfires and illumination of the Check Engine Light. Our technicians tell us that removing the valve cover and replacing the tube seals and cover gasket is necessary to correct this concern. Oil damaged spark plugs, ignition wires, and ignition coils will also require replacement.
There is a technical service bulletin on the ABS control module. It is replaceable without having to replace the entire anti-lock brake hydraulic unit. Previously, the ABS control module was only available as a complete assembly that included the hydraulic unit.
2007 Subaru Forester Recalls (Recent)
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The front lower control arms may break at the hanger brackets due to corrosion. This corrosion is commonly a result of the hanger bracket being exposed to salty conditions, such as roads where salt is used as a snow melting agent. A broken control arm can result in loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the affected control arms and rustproof or replace them as necessary. The Subaru recall number is WVX-34.
2007 Subaru Forester Questions and Answers
How do I get a copy of the maintenance schedule? My wife lost her book.
fuel smells like raw gasoline?cut fuel valve replaced. now the smell is on passenger side by back tire and fuel input area. was on driver's side originally. What to do????
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my 2007 forester is shuting off when i go to stop and push in the clutch to 1st gear. its also makeing a skircking sound evey time i push in the clutch
2007 Subaru Forester Reviews
2000 cc(near)90000KM.Ihavent replaced ANYTHING yet!Only oil gasoline and filters.Runs like a dream.So no real story to tell...EXCELENT vehicle
Great car for the money. Nothing fancy, but very dependable, which is what I need.
Repair service mechanic sugesting that the side engine covers might be leaking oil into the portale drip into spark plugs. Is this a come on to fix a problem that might be a problem Cost would be 300.00 dollars.