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2007 Subaru Forester repairs by problem area

Engine (45%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (10%)

Brakes and Traction Control (7%)

Suspension and Steering (14%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (13%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (7%)

Other (3%)

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2007 Subaru Forester electrical repair cost distribution

$2500+ (6%)

$1000 - $2499 (6%)

$500 - $999 (13%)

$100 - $499 (31%)

< $100 (44%)

Chart based on 16 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2007 Subaru Forester 4dr SUV

turbocharged 224hp 2.5L H4 4-speed automatic AWD

143000 mi

US $580
Bad alternator and battery. Battery would not hold charge and alternator was not providing current. 

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2007 Subaru Forester 4dr SUV

173-horsepower 2.5L H4 5-speed manual AWD

109000 mi

US $1800
Battery replaced. 
30944 mi

C $326
burning smell in car -burnt and melted blower fan motor connector. Connector replaced, melted again and required new motor and wiring. Subaru Canada refused any compensation or aid. totally PO'D with them. 
114080 mi

C $180
first warm day, a/c not working - discharged coolant, couldn't find leak- recharged coolant with a dye. Next time they will know where the leak is. 
167000 mi

US $65
Driver window switch became balky. 
177000 mi

US $25
The high beams would not shut off when switched from the stalk while moving. Required a shut down of the car to turn them off. Replaced high beam relay. 

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2007 Subaru Forester 4dr SUV

173-horsepower 2.5L H4 4-speed automatic AWD

129000 mi

US $119
Hard starting lead to death of battery. Replaced with larger capacity NAPA Legend. Lots of CCAs. 
66340 mi

C $380
replaced driver window motor. dirty/seized. 
66000 mi

US $15
Both low beams failed one after the other. We keep low beams on at all times so this factors in. Both high beams usable till low beams repaired. Repaired withing two days. 
38000 mi Lock on driver's door stopped responding to remote. It could be locked manually. Actuator was replaced in driver's door. 
73000 mi

US $100
Car would not shift out of park. Brake light sensor was replaced. 
102300 mi

US $2721
plus new battery, replace read window wiper motor, front window switch assorted parts 
120000 mi

US $55
Break light switch went intermittent, which prevented transmission from shifting out of park. 
48360 mi head light bulb and front light on the left side 
70060 mi

C $759
Alternator failed to charge, replaced Battery too 

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2007 Subaru Forester Electrical Problems

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