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Electrical System Problems of Subaru Forester



Subaru Forester owners have reported 101 electrical system related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 22 most common electrical system problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (61 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's wiring (8 problems). For details of each of the problem category, use the links in the table.

  Recently reported Electrical System problems of Subaru Forester

The Electrical System problem

Lift gate: the lift gate button on the dash when depressed does not always open the lift gate. Several parts have been replaced by the dealer, and it still fails occasionally. Using the key fob opens the the lift gate 100% of the time, but not using the button on the dash.   Read details...

The Wiring problem

The contact owns a 2006 Subaru Forester. The contact stated that a fire started in the rear of the vehicle by the tail lights. The vehicle was towed to the dealer and determined to be destroyed. The dealer stated that the wiring harness by the rear passenger side light and under the spare tire   Read details...

The Instrument Panel problem

2015 Subaru Forester. Consumer writes in regards to vehicle hesitation/acceleration issues. The consumer stated at low speeds, the vehicle would buck slightly as she/he accelerated. In stop and go traffic, the vehicle would lurch forward unexpectedly, or when she removed his/her foot from the   Read details...

The O2 Sensor problem

While idling in a parking lot, my Forester caught fire. The fire was put out quickly. So, the damage was fortunately isolated to the location where the fire started. It seems that the connector between the wiring harness and one of the O2 sensors on the front of the vehicle ignited.   Read details...

The Battery Dead problem

I was out of the country and didn't start my car few about ten days. When I cme back the battery was dead. I had it jump started. As I was leaving the lot and going up a slight incline the car stalled while in drive - the battery was dead again.   Read details...





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