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1998 Subaru Forester Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1998 Subaru Forester

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1998 Subaru Forester is between $487 and $595 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
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1998 Subaru Forester
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$541
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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 ...
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.
Front engine oil leaks can develop from the camshaft seal and the crankshaft front seal. If one or more seals require replacement, it may be wise to consider replacing the timing belt as well. Thes...
My head gasket blew on the original 2.5L engine. Replaced with a used 2.2L and now have a bad ri...
Check engine light always on.Car has all new plugs,wiring,Tune up.2 years on rebuilt engine.Good ...
overheating- suspect air bubble in radiator
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September 09, 2010
1998 Subaru Forester
I bought my "98" forster 2 years ago with almost 100,000 miles on it. It has been a really good car. now I have 180.000 miles on it and I have to change the head gaskets, that will cost about 1200....