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Electrical System Problems of Subaru Forester



Subaru Forester owners have reported 108 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 (64 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's wiring (9 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

Problem is with the Subaru "eyesight" system on this vehicle. The system has been sutting itself off more and more over the past few weeks until now, it shuts down the system and cruise control multiple times daily even at night. Daytime or whenever it wants to.   Read details...

The Wiring problem

All the lights on the dash came on at once . The non skid, check engine , cruise lights wouldn't go off . I took it to the Subaru dealership and they made out like it was nothing . I took it 3 different times they ended up charging me $500 dollars and never fixed anything.   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 Battery Dead problem

When parked for a two week period, the battery goes dead. Has left us stranded at a parking garage at the airport. This has happened multiple times. Subaru service claims that it is "normal" for a car battery to go dead when it hasn't been run for two weeks.   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...





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