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Subaru Forester Most Common Problems

9
wheel bearing / hub
3
bulb: headlight
2
A/C drain hose
2
catalytic converter
2
exhaust heat shield
2
head gasket
2
rattle or squeak, sunroof or convertible top
1
A/C condenser
1
A/C line / hose / seal / o-ring
1
audio / nav / infotainment control panel or head unit
 
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Chart is based on 1808 vehicles in TrueDelta's reliability survey.
These are the problems owners most commonly reported on TrueDelta's Car Reliability Survey. Usually when people say "they all have this problem," the problem in question actually affects between 10 percent and 20 percent of all cars. We aren't counting wear items like brake pads and rotors that truly do require periodic replacement on all cars.

What Our Members Are Saying about the Materials And Workmanship of the 2018 Subaru Forester

2018 Subaru Forester Materials And Workmanship: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2017 4dr SUV turbocharged 250hp 2.0L H4
8-speed shiftable CVT AWD
- Interior surfaces look good but they're very cheap. - Places where your body contacts are hard and uncomfortable. - Many pieces are installed loosely. - The area behind the steering column is totally exposed! Only a cheap piece of fabric hangs down to conceal the innards of the car behind the wheel. Zero refinement! - Lots of exposed bolts and attachments. - Steering wheel is too small. - Power rear liftgate is fussy to operate. - Lots of cheap clicking sounds in this car. - Door lock switches don't light up at night after you turn off the car. - No switch illumination aside from the drivers door. - Doors do not lock automatically - on a 2017 vehicle! full 2017 Subaru Forester review
 
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