Subaru Forester Questions
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why does my forester shut off when I go from park to drive/reverse
3 most likely would be great help. Estimate-include mechanic hours probable.
car overheating and no heat has new water pump and thermostat. Turn car off for a bit restart have heat and temp. ok
My alternator belt needs replaced. I am thinking that it's not called an alternator belt because that repair doesn't exist on your estimate program. The belt is cracked, very cracked. In fact, it looks as if it may break any day now. I would like an estimate to replace it, but I can't get that if I don't know what Subaru and/or the mechanics who repair such things call the thing.
would the approximate speed be of the vehicle that hit me (an older Volvo sedan} that would make my water tumbler fly out of the cup holder?
.Motor still draws power, dims lights when hit the switch.
I just bought a 2012 Forester. Nowhere in the manual does it explain how to turn the passenger side air bag on.
Does this mean the car is not equipped with a passenger-side air bag?
my mechanic tells me that I might need a new transmission. What would it cost? The gear shift periodically will allow the car to go backwards but will not engage in any of the forward gears until it has warmed up for 5-15 minutes.
I thi8nk I have tom cut off and replace axle etc. Your thoughts?
When I turn the heat up full in my car, the thermostat goes to hot, but when I turn the heat down lower the thermostat goes back to normal temp, whats causing that?
a little background; cruise acted up a couple months ago, cured on its own. Check engine light came on a couple weeks ago. Replaced the cat to clear that up. Was told the cruise stops working when the check engine light comes on and functions when that issue is cleared up. Well, it has not started working yet, and it has been quite long enough to reset if that were the cause. Common causes? Stalk switch on the column? Fuse is OK btw. Any insight?
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?
The Rpm surges but the car doesn't go or will only go slowly 20-30 mph.
Would like to install an 07 outback rear end into my 01 forester. rear wheel bearings too expensive. Just did right side. Can I do this?
My 07 was easy. Bolt in, not press in.
Cost to replace fuel pump seal?
Also having squeaking AC belt.. 103000 mi..should all belts be replaced?
lubed & recycled door locks - no help - problem is intermittent
I got my oil changed and they said my bootcap is torn. Is that an expensive fix?
Not sure where to plug in the code reader.
I know there isn't a hole in the tire but it feels like that side of my car is going over a bump all the time.
drivers side power window only works sometimes, could it be a fuse and if so where is it located
My driver's side window quit rolling up and down but the other windows work
While driving yesterday - and on an extremely hot day SUDDENLY my ABS light went on and so did the brake light and the battery light- when I got to under 30 mph the ABS and the brake light went off but the battery light stayed on- your thoughts please?
I usually get occasional check engine lights for po442SMALL LEAK and po443SMALL LEAK(pending) No leaks in exhaust-clear codes-no problem. NOW, I'm getting code PO453-Evap.Emiss.ControlSystemPressureSensorHigh. Clear code- light pops back on after 10 miles. Can't get ahold of my mechanic, any clues?
Radiator blew up and has a hole in it
how many sensors and much to replace o2 sensor