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Electrical System Problems of Subaru Forester

Subaru Forester owners have reported 119 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 (72 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's wiring (10 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

Three separate times my wiper blades would not work, which is dangerous during a downpour. I've brought the 2009 Forester in for repair and the mechanic could not find the issue as it was working when I brought it in. Also the radio did not work during these times.   Read details...

The Wiring problem

The contact owns a 2014 Subaru Forester. Upon taking the vehicle to don miller Subaru (west 5822 odana rd, madison, WI 53719) for an inspection, the dealer diagnosed that rodents had chewed the soy-based wiring in the electrical harness and damaged the wiring. The vehicle was not repaired.   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 Starter problem

The remote starter starts the ignition after one, two, three, or 4 presses. Vehicle is stationary. This has happened on many occasions.   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...





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