Electrical System Problems of Subaru Forester
Subaru Forester owners have reported 42 electrical system related problems since 1996. Table 1 exhibits the 14 most common electrical system problems. The number one most common problem is linked to the vehicle's electrical system (18 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's wiring (6 problems).
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Electrical System problems||18|
|Instrument Panel problems||4|
|Fuses And Circuit Breaker problems||2|
|Ignition Switch problems||2|
|Car Will Not Start problems||1|
|O2 Sensor problems||1|
|Anti-theft Controller problems||1|
|Ignition Coils Failure problems||1|
|Dash Wiring problems||1|
|Underhood Wiring problems||1|
Recently reported Electrical System problems of Subaru Forester
The Electrical System problem
The vehicle was a 2009 Subaru Forester. While driving I noticed the center dash display was dark: radio and cd changer, outside temp, Ave mpg, clock. The wind shield wipers would not work. After stopping the car, turning off the ignition and restarting, everything worked ok. Read details...
The Wiring problem
The vehicle was a 2006 Subaru Forester. I arrived at my house on 8/26/2012 at 8:00 pm, parked my car in the garage of my house and went to sleep. At 2:00 am I heard an explosion, went outside of my house to verify what it was and found my Forester in fire. Read details...
The Instrument Panel problem
The vehicle was a 2006 Subaru Forester. The contact stated that while driving 30 mph, he noticed that all of the warning lights were illuminated on the instrument panel. Within seconds, sparks were emitted from the instrument panel and the contact could smell burning. Read details...
The Ignition problem
Crash happened when the problem occurred. Consumer owns a 2010 Subaru Forester. The contact was driving 10 mph uphill when the vehicle stalled and rolled backward until crashing into a tree. A police report was not filed and no injuries were reported. Read details...
The Fuses And Circuit Breaker problem
The vehicle having this issue was a 1998 Subaru Forester. The VIN of the problem Forester is JF1SF6353W_. Security system goes off when hazard lights are engaged/abs brakes squeak. In addition, while pulling out of parking spot, vehicle lunged forward unexpectedly, and engine check light comes on. Read details...