2013 Subaru Forester Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2013 Subaru Forester
Ask a mechanic in our community
Never overpay. Check prices with our estimator
2013 Subaru Forester Questions30 K what need to do for maintenance ? I have CVT should I change Trainny Fluid (1 answer)
All necessary work, flushing of fuel system & injectors, was carried out by our local Subaru dealer and car runs fine, but they can't clarify if the catalytic converters have been damaged and whether one or both converters need to be replaced. After getting the vehicle running there was a...
2013 Subaru Forester RecallsPoor Braking Performance
In certain states, where salt is used to de-ice the roads, corrosion can occur at the four-way joint connector of the hydraulic braking system leading to a brake fluid leak. This fluid loss can result in longer than expected stopping distance, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will apply an anti-corrosion wax to the four-way joint connector area to correct this concern. Some vehicles previously recalled of this concern may not have been repaired correctly. In addition, owners of vehicles outside of the affected states may request this recall be performed. Please contact your dealer to determine exactly how this recall affects your vehicle.
Brake lines may corrode excessively when salt water splashes behind a gap in the fuel tank protector. This can lead to brake line failure and leakage, and cause the brakes to fail. Dealers will inspect for leaking lines, apply rust proofing wax and replace lines found to be leaking free of charge to resolve the concern.