Steering Problems of Subaru Forester
Subaru Forester owners have reported 15 steering related problems since 1996. Table 1 illustrates the 5 most common steering problems. The number one most common problem is associated with the vehicle's steering (9 problems). The second most common problem is associated with the vehicle's hydraulic power assist steering system (3 problems).
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Hydraulic Power Assist Steering System problems||3|
|Power Steering Hose, Piping, And Connections problems||1|
|Steering Anti-theft Device problems||1|
|Steering Rack And Pinion problems||1|
Recently reported Steering problems of Subaru Forester
The Steering problem
The car was a 2001 Subaru Forester. I was driving down the freeway at night when I heard a loud bang noise and looked behind me and saw black smoke and had lost all power, no power steering, no brakes and no lights I had to try to cross 2 lanes of traffic to get my car to the shoulder while it was Read details...
The Hydraulic Power Assist Steering System problem
The vehicle involved was a 1999 Subaru Forester. At 60 to 70 mph the car can suddenly loses handling control. It starts to bob and rock and I thought it was going to tip over. This occurred 2 times with 2 different drivers. Read details...
The Power Steering Hose, Piping, And Connections problem
The vehicle having this issue was a 1998 Subaru Forester. A fire started within the engine compartment of the vehicle due to a faulty power steering hose. Please give any further details. Read details...
The Steering Anti-theft Device problem
The car was a 2001 Subaru Forester. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is JF1SF63551_. Alarm system reengages by itself after being disengaged by dealer, vehicle would not allow consumer to gain entrance when this occurs. Read details...
The Steering Rack And Pinion problem
The car was a 1998 Subaru Forester. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is JF1SF6553W_. Kazoo noise in front since 31k, became ratchet noise at 52k. Rack and pinion adjustment stopped noise but steering is sloppy and pulls to right sometimes. Read details...