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Subaru Forester Problems

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Most Common Subaru Forester Problems

The Check Engine Light may illuminate because of low catalytic converter efficiency.
The front oxygen (air fuel ratio) sensor element may develop a crack, causing the Check Engine Light to illuminate.
The head gasket has a high failure rate due to cooling system problems.
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1 Known Subaru Forester Brake Problem

1 Known Subaru Forester Drive Train Problem

6 Known Subaru Forester Engine Problems

3 Known Subaru Forester Exhaust & Emissions Problems

11 Known Subaru Forester Problems

Years to Avoid

Based on owner-submitted report and recall notices, Subaru Forester years 2005, 2002, and 2003 are the most likely to experience problems.

2005 Subaru Forester
2002 Subaru Forester
2003 Subaru Forester
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