1998 Subaru Forester 2.5L 4-cyl. AWD 5-speed Manual Consumer Review - The Subaru That Keeps Going
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The Subaru That Keeps Going
By bigairtrix2 on

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1998 Subaru Forester L 4dr Wagon AWD

Review

Unlike many other reviews that I have read on the 1998 Subaru Forester mine keeps going no matter what I do to it. I have never had a problem with head gaskets or wheel bearings. Yes I have replaced the timing belt at 80k but I do that with every new vehicle I buy. Other things that I have replaced over the life of the car are struts to an adjustable bilstein coil over , rotors and pads to brembo drilled and sloted rotors and pads , cv joints were changed based on the fact the car had 150 k and it was time, clutch to a center force stage two and two sets of tires cause each set wore out after putting over 75 k on each.

Favorite Features

AWD, 5 speed manual trany, Large engine compartment for ease to work on.

Suggested Improvements

Speed Sensor and Speed Sensor Gear tend to go out every 30k.
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