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2001 Subaru Forester Consumer Discussions

I purchased a 2012 Subaru Forester 2.5X Premium (automatic transmission) in November 2011 with 4 miles on it. Since the get-go it has had issues, but we thought that some of them might work themselves...

After leasing a 1998 Forester I, we decided to purchase a 2001 Forester I I/ premium pkg. We've had front vibration problem right out of the dealership. Wheel balance was checked, tires were rotated. ...

Beginning last summer my 2001 Forester has had a continuing problem with the check engine light, registering code PO 420. The oxygen sensors have been replaced 2X, as have the cat converter - 2X - wit...

I have a 2001 forester auto with 85,000 mi. There is what appears to be a slight oil leakage from the cylinder head gaskets on both sides at the bottom. I have two very different opinions on how ser...

Does anyone know what torque the hold down bolt for the knock sensor on a 2001 Subaru Forester is to be tighten to? The instruction I have is not to over tighten....

looked almost new when I traded it for the Forester. For a SUV you would think the interior material would be more rugged....

Has anyone encountered a problem with a leaky moon roof or severe condensation problem following a rain storm or in highly humid conditions? Water testing by dealer has not discovered problem....

I have an intermittent problem (about 3 times a week) where when I depress the accelerator the vehicle starts to move, then feels like the brakes are being depressed and then accelerates forward. It…...

The engine is losing coolant and no external leaks are evident? The following maintenance tasks were performed:...

I am trying to replace the fuel filter on my 2001 Forester.  According to my Chilton's manual, the first step is to depressurize the fuel system by opening the filler cap and disconnecting the fuel pu...

The rear-view mirror on my 2001 Forester just fell off (the glue holding the mirror base to a rubber pad attached to the windshield gave out). The mirror proper is held to the base by a clip. I've t...

I'm new here and have been looking at a 2001 forester w/130k on it. what is the difference between Forester and Outback, also how are they off road, like sand, mud etc. thanks alot....

Hi, I'm trying to buy my first car and found this 01 Forester with 60k miles on a dealer's site. They're asking for $8000 but they might take my offer of $6500 plus taxes and fees. I'm just not sure i...

I recently visited a mechanic for a visual safety check and numerous recommendations were noted:...

We currently have 2 Foresters and since 2001 have had 5. These all have been the most reliable and trouble-free vehicles we have owned, and since we have each been driving more than 40 years have own...
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