Subaru Forester owners have reported 55 electrical system related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 17 most common electrical system problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (26 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's wiring (7 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|
|Fuses And Circuit Breaker problems|
|Ignition Switch problems|
|O2 Sensor problems|
|Anti-theft Controller problems|
|Trunk Wiring problems|
|Ignition Coils Failure problems|
|Dash Wiring problems|
|Battery Propulsion System problems|
|Underhood Wiring problems|
|Car Will Not Start problems|
I was driving down to queens to see my wife's family and as soon as I passed a truck I heard something hit my car. As soon as I got into long island, I heard the engine revving as if it were a diesel engine. Read details...
While vehicle was parked outside, noticed side lights were on, car was not on. After entering the vehicle noticed a smell of burned plastic. Tried multiple ways to shut off the side lights, couldn't do it. Read details...
The contact owns a 2013 Subaru Forester. The contact stated whenever he drove the vehicle during the daytime there was no visibility of the instrument display panel. However, at night the entire instrument display panel would auto illuminated. Read details...
During normal operation of vehicle air bag light on dash board lit up, and horn no longer was functional. Dealership examined vehicle, and informed consumer is would cost $1,000. 00 to correct the problem. Please provide any additional information/attachments. Read details...
There are two problems with the 2006 Subaru Forester that I have. It has less than 5000 miles on it and continually fails to start, whether from a cold start or a warm start. The engine will attempt to crank but will not catch and actually turn over. This issue has happened multiple times. Read details...