Subaru Forester owners have reported 123 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 (75 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.
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Electrical System problems|
|Instrument Panel problems|
|Battery Dead problems|
|Car Will Not Start problems|
|O2 Sensor problems|
|Mass Air Flow Sensor problems|
|Fuses And Circuit Breaker problems|
|Battery Propulsion System problems|
|Ignition Switch problems|
|Starter Relay problems|
|Anti-theft Controller problems|
|Ignition Coils Failure problems|
|Trunk Wiring problems|
|Dash Wiring problems|
|Instrument Panel Failure problems|
|Underhood Wiring problems|
I've had this car for 1. 5 years and it's already stalled twice times. Both times I was driving on the highway and without any warning my car just started to rapidly decrease speed. Both times, I my gas meter said that I had over 50 miles of gas left in my car. Read details...
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...
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 remote starter starts the ignition after one, two, three, or 4 presses. Vehicle is stationary. This has happened on many occasions. Read details...
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...