Subaru Forester Repair and Maintenance
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Subaru Forester ProblemsCooling System Problems Cause Head Gasket Failure
Subaru issued a recall (WWG-90) because the mass air flow sensor has a manufacturing defect.
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
Subaru Forester QuestionsCruise control failure! (1 answer)
Cruise has stopped working! Check engine light is also on, but I have a new Cat that should take care of that when I put it on.
The two are not related are they?
Cost to replace fuel pump seal?
drivers side power window only works sometimes, could it be a fuse and if so where is it located
Subaru Forester RecallsPassenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment
The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.
The turbocharger air intake duct may crack, which could result in the engine stalling. Dealers will inspect the turbocharger air intake duct and replace it as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.
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.