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2006 Subaru Forester Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2006 Subaru Forester

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2006 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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2006 Subaru Forester
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$541
Annual Repair Cost
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The head gasket has a high failure rate due to cooling system problems. Subaru is aware of the problem and has extended the warranty to 8 years/100k miles on many vehicles.
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 rem...
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 ...
While driving yesterday - and on an extremely hot day SUDDENLY my ABS light went on and so did th...
2006 Subaru forester needs bot head gaskits replaced. it has 98,000 miles. one owner I was unawar...
System has been charged and I have a new condensor
SUBARU IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2002-2007 IMPREZA, MODEL YEAR 2003-2008 FORESTER, AND MODE...
ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE WIRING HARNESS FOR THE AIR BAG OCCUPANT DETECTION SYSTEM IN THE FRONT PA...
Overall (3 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
September 17, 2011
2006 Subaru Forester
I have a 2006 Subaru Forester with 78K miles on it. It drives great and is a pretty good car overall. However, it is now starting to have expensive problems. The blower motor for the A/C and heat w...
March 14, 2010
2006 Subaru Forester
I HATE this reliable little work horse! My wife LOVES it though so I guess it'll stick around! This tiny little rig is NOT for the larger / taller guy! CRAMPED barely says it. Back seat room .....
January 06, 2010
2006 Subaru Forester
Great car! Very smooth ride. A pleasure to drive in both city and country. Handles really well on mountain roads and in the snow. My only complaint is that the towing capacity is only 2400 lbs. and...