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2007 Subaru Forester Repair Histories

69 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2007 Subaru Forester. 32 of these members (46.4%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 76 repairs to 2007 Subaru Foresters--an average of 1.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of 2007 Subaru Forester repairs by problem area

Chart based on 76 repairs.

2007 Subaru Forester repair cost distribution

Chart based on 36 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2007 Subaru Forester 4dr SUV

turbocharged 224hp 2.5L H4 5-speed manual AWD

Subaru Forester in New Jersey, United States
Jun 2010 - Jun 2012
36500 mi   Fixed dashboard squeak and replaced a headlight bulb 
Subaru Forester in California, United States
Dec 2008 - Mar 2015
38000 mi US $730 Two cracked plastic "roll-over" vent valves on top of fuel tank were replaced. 
60000   A rubber transmission mount was collapsed causing misalignment between the engine and transmission. 
79000   The auto dimming mirror was very wobbly/loose on its mount to windshield. Dealer said mirror mount was stripped and replaced the mount that attaches the mirror to the base glued to the windshield. 

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2007 Subaru Forester 4dr SUV

173-horsepower 2.5L H4 5-speed manual AWD

Subaru Forester in New Mexico, United States
Dec 2007 - Jun 2014
12000 mi   Defective radiator cap allowed pressure to escape and caused car to drive too hot. Dealer says this is a problem w/ the new caps. 
18600   Same repair as previously. Defective radiator cap cause car to drive too hot. Again replaced cap. Car still under warranty. 
29000   Radiator cap: antifreeze accumulates under it & causes system to overheat. 3rd radiator cap on this car. 
35000   Window screech while being put up or down. Dealer says problem is stabilizer bars. Parts ordered. 
36000   Windows screeched going up or down. Dealer replaced stabilizer bars under warranty. 
71000 US $81 Same old problem: for the 4th time the radiator cap malfunctioned, coolant was lost & the car started to heat up. 
109000   Master bearing of clutch went out; clutch replaced. Timing belt replaced, $1200 of total. Battery replaced. 
117000   Catalytic convertor needs replacing. Cost would be $1100. Did not do this repair. 
131000   Replaced left wheel bearing, did brakes & re-aligned. Catalytic convertors replaced. 

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2007 Subaru Forester 4dr SUV

173-horsepower 2.5L H4 4-speed automatic AWD

Subaru Forester in Michigan, United States
Dec 2009 - Mar 2011
67000 mi   Check engine light with cruise light flashing. Diagnosed as cat converter fault. Replaced under warranty. 
Subaru Forester in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2010 - Sep 2013
48360 mi   head light bulb and front light on the left side 
57620 C $1000 all braking pads plus discs needed to be changed 
70060   Alternator failed to charge, replaced Battery too 
Subaru Forester in Florida, United States
Sep 2010 - Jun 2011
50000 mi   replaced ecm and fuel pump 
Subaru Forester in Texas, United States
Jan 2009 - Sep 2012
37000 mi   cracked hose on fuel vapor recovery system was cause of check engine light. Dealer had suggested replacing gas cap first. 
Subaru Forester in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2008 - Jun 2009
38440 mi   Transmission replaced in August. This was for a trans oil leak from the job. 
Subaru Forester in New York, United States
Mar 2009 - Jun 2013
38000 mi   Lock on driver's door stopped responding to remote. It could be locked manually. Actuator was replaced in driver's door. 
73000 US $100 Car would not shift out of park. Brake light sensor was replaced. 
Subaru Forester in Nevada, United States
Apr 2009 - Jul 2010
30000 mi   Moonroof not closing properly. Had to order more parts. 
31000   Moonroof malfunction 

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