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2014 Subaru Forester Engine Problems and Repair Histories

120 TrueDelta members own a 2014 Subaru Forester. 5 of these members (4.2%) have reported engine repairs for their car. A total of 7 engine repairs to 2014 Subaru Foresters--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2014 Subaru Forester problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2014 Subaru Forester problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2014 Subaru Forester problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2014 Subaru Forester repairs by problem area

33% of the 2014 Subaru Forester repairs were to the engine, 5% to the transmission, 5% to the brakes, 14% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 38% to the body and trim, and 5% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 21 repairs.
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Repair costs are in local units.

2014 Subaru Forester 4dr SUV

turbocharged 250hp 2.0L H4 8-speed shiftable CVT AWD

Subaru Forester in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2013 0    
0 2014 Forester XT - Camshaft position sensor o-ring improperly installed from factory. Caused significant oil leak on drivers side of the engine. - Burning oil smell inside the cab alerted me to the problem. 
Subaru Forester in Washington, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2013 0    
3000 0 CEL thrown during a hard start. ECU was reprogrammed with a fix for the issue 
Subaru Forester in Arizona, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2013 0    
3000 0 Forester 2.0L Turbo having an extended start of 3-5 seconds every few days. Dealer has no updates for the engine computer and did not observe any problems while it was in for an oil change. 
Subaru Forester in Oregon, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2013 0    
2000 0 engine occasionally difficult to start after not being used for a day or so. 
2500 0 engine occasionally stumbles/misfires during startup. Mechanics ran diagnostic tests (first time they ran this test for 2014 vehicles), but found no problems. 
4000 90 rubber hood boot seal between turbo intercooler housing and air ductwork is warped, fits poorly. 
4000 0 Replaced rubber boot seal between hood and intercooler, and several fasteners which broke during replacement process. 

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