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Not quite what I expected
By c on
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1999 Subaru Forester S 4dr Wagon AWD
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Bought car new. Every year at inspection, have to have clamps for exhaust system tacked to get rid of rattling. Was told last year that rotors will need replaced shortly. Major problem - manual transmission would not stay in 5th gear on highway at 48k miles. Took to Subaru dealer, then it was stuck in 1st gear! 3 rebuilds to fix transmission; in shop for a month! Check engine light came on at 63k, turned out to be bad sensor, lucky that it was under warranty or would have cost $600. Has been a great vehicle to haul stuff when moving, camping, mountain biking. Fun to drive the manual with AWD in winter conditions.
Favorite Features
Heated seats, manual transmission. Love the heated wipers and clearing of side mirrors. Great visibility.
Suggested Improvements
Use clamps instead of welds that don't rust to hold the exhaust system on. Move cupholder so it doesn't block controls. Additional cup holder in front would be great.
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