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Electrical System Problems of Subaru Forester



Subaru Forester owners have reported 104 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 (62 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's wiring (8 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

My wife had been driving her 2009 Subaru Forester on a day with light rain. She stopped for a while, and when she got back in the car and started it up again, her windshield wipers and dashboard lights would not work. She drove it for a while, and stopped to have someone check it.   Read details...

The Wiring problem

The contact owns a 2006 Subaru Forester. The contact stated that a fire started in the rear of the vehicle by the tail lights. The vehicle was towed to the dealer and determined to be destroyed. The dealer stated that the wiring harness by the rear passenger side light and under the spare tire   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 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...

The Software problem

When I stop my car, put it in park and shut off the engine I can not open the driver's side door using the in-door silver door latch. The door stays locked and will not open. The door will not open even when I try to unlock it using the unlock rocker switch on the driver's door arm rest.   Read details...





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