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Subaru Forester Repair & Maintenance Costs

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

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$645
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The annual maintenance cost of a Subaru Forester is $645. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and shop.

Most Common Subaru Forester Problems

Subaru Forester vehicles have 11 reported problems.The most commonly reported Subaru Forester problem is: Check Engine Light Due to Failed Catalytic Converter
Check Engine Light Due to Failed Catalytic Conv...
The check engine light may illuminate because of low catalytic converter efficiency. this same issue may cause the ca...
Subaru Front O2 Sensor Recall
The front oxygen (air fuel ratio) sensor element may develop a crack, causing the check engine light to illuminate. ...

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The Subaru Forester Reliability Rating is 4.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 20th out of 26 for compact SUVs. The average annual repair cost is $645 which means it has poor ownership costs. The frequency and severity of repairs are both fairly average when compared with all other vehicles.

Subaru Forester Reviews

Subaru Forester vehicles rate highest in Drive Train and needs improvement in Body
Subaru Forester (26 Reviews)
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Most Common Subaru Forester Questions

There are 458 related questions for Subaru Forester vehicles. RepairPal's professional community answers hundreds of questions each day. Below are the most commonly asked Subaru Forester questions.
Car won’t start when pushing start button,brake...
3 icons (abs, car skid and car upward climb) lit up while driving. when i stopped to eat and got back in car it would...
My air conditioning works on passenger vent but...
The problem occurs whenever using ac.
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