Subaru Forester owners have reported 35 steering related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 7 most common steering problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's steering (26 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's hydraulic power assist steering system (3 problems). For details of each of the problem category, use the links in the table.
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Hydraulic Power Assist Steering System problems|
|Steering Rack And Pinion problems|
|Steering Anti-theft Device problems|
|Power Steering Hose, Piping, And Connections problems|
|Power Steering Pump problems|
|Power Steering Failed problems|
While traveling at speeds above 25 mph in mild to moderate winter conditions, the rear end is fishtailing and pushing the front of the vehicle in an unsafe manner. My family and I were nearly thrown into a ditch several times in a 2 mile excursion on the interstate on christmas day. Read details...
New vehicle became uncontrollable, veering from side to side, then going off the road, within first 7 miles of driving at 60 mph. *** 7 purchased a new Subaru Forester l on June 24, 1999, and drove 200 miles in city and suburban traffic, maximum speed 55 mph. Read details...
Just like the just recent recall of Subaru's 2009-2013 Forester, my 1998 Forester steering rack and pinion system had rusted out tubing that leaked and needed replacement after steering just went out. How your organization can continue to allow car manufactures to use regular steel for many of the Read details...
Alarm system reengages by itself after being disengaged by dealer, vehicle would not allow consumer to gain entrance when this occurs. Consumer stated that her baby was locked in the vehicle and had to be rescued out by the fire department, consumer stated she paid Subaru to have them remove the Read details...
A fire started within the engine compartment of the vehicle due to a faulty power steering hose. Please give any further details. Read details...