2002 Subaru Forester Consumer Review: Piece of Crap
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2002 Subaru Forester - Consumer Review

2002 Subaru Forester

Average Consumer Rating

63 Total Reviews

L Wagon (2.5L 4-cyl. AWD 5-speed Manual)

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Piece of Crap
By brainstrains on

Vehicle

2002 Subaru Forester L AWD 4dr Wagon (2.5L 4cyl 5M)

Review

I've had mine for 2 years and have had
to take it in 7 times because the Check
Engine light keeps
coming on. They told me it was my
fault for not tightening the gas cap.
The 3rd time, I figured I'd just
ride with it on-but it suddenly lost
power and I started rolling backward.
I now have to make sure I take it in,
since I never know whether it's more
serious.

In the past 3 months it happened 3 more
times. Each time, they tell me what I
did to cause it. This time, they said
they found the glitch- it's happening
with all 2002s, and they know how to
turn it off. NO MORE! I am sick of the
runaround. When I get it back, I am
saying goodbye forever.

Best Features

Heated seats were nice, AWD was good in Maine winters.

Worst Features

Not very comfortable, not AT ALL reliable, and the dealerships should learn a little customer service instead of blaming the customer for the car's faults!!
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