1999 Subaru Forester - Answered Questions & Fixed issues


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1999 Subaru... | Answered on Sep 08, 2018 | 39 views


Go to autozone or similar and have vehicle scanned for codes. This will give you a idea what's wrong.

1999 Subaru... | Answered on Feb 06, 2018 | 152 views


The fuel consumption sounds about right for a turbo, perhaps a little high. Hwy consumption depends on how you drive. If you cruise at 100 kph, you should get around 8 L/ 100km. Round town, about 10 L / 100km.

1999 Subaru... | Answered on Nov 18, 2017 | 60 views


Take it to your parts store and have the code read. They make those lights for a reason...helps you identify the system failure

1999 Subaru... | Answered on Jul 11, 2017 | 289 views


You have a dead battery.
The procedure to fix it is as follows:
1) Charge battery.
2) check alternator belt tension. If loose, tighten or replace.
3) If still no start, replace battery.

1999 Subaru... | Answered on Apr 27, 2017 | 121 views


White smoke is generally head gasket blown. Water in the exhaust.

1999 Subaru... | Answered on Apr 16, 2017 | 155 views


I would start simple and check the fuses and relays, also check the headlight switch to make sure your getting power out of it.

1999 Subaru... | Answered on Feb 24, 2017 | 99 views


The pic attached shows instructions for the headlight and signal.
for just the signal light start by removing the phillips screw (A) from the tab above the headlight. Without breaking that tab, carefully pry the unit out from the corner start at the fender edge use something thin and plastic like a disposable knife with the teeth smoothed off.. once its out twist then pull out the bulb socket. They usually have markings to show the direction to twist. The bulbs are mostly the glass press in type which click when installed fully.

1999 Subaru... | Answered on Jan 02, 2017 | 44 views


Request the diagram from Kenwood.

1999 Subaru... | Answered on Sep 20, 2016 | 66 views


It's likely the coil. Subaru issued a TSB (Technical Service Bulletin) on this issue. This is not a recall but you may want to show this to your Subaru mechanic or call Subaru after your repair to try to at least defray some or all of the cost for the repair. The link is below:

Subaru Forester Ignition TSB

1999 Subaru... | Answered on May 10, 2016 | 411 views


Nicklaus, shifter lock solenoid, maybe the brake light fuse, Check fuse 16 in the fuse block down in the left foot well. Center fuse in bottom row. If fuse is blown could be bad break light switch, damaged wires,corroded bulb sockets,etc. Have checked out by a good technician.

1999 Subaru... | Answered on May 04, 2016 | 86 views


its common when using a running engine to jump start a car that the car being jumped recieves a power spike in the process.start by checking all the fuses mainly the big ones eg 50 60 80 amp and the fusable links in line of high amp positive supplies.if that checks out get the ecu tested

1999 Subaru... | Answered on Mar 17, 2016 | 56 views


Hi,it sounds like you have damaged your own battery . I would get a auto electrician to pinpoint the failure or someone who can check your battery to see if its holding a charge and if its ok you need to move on to say the alternator.

1999 Subaru... | Answered on Mar 17, 2016 | 108 views


1999 Subaru Forester

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1999 Subaru... | Answered on Feb 27, 2016 | 78 views


1999 Subaru Forester

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1999 Subaru... | Answered on Feb 27, 2016 | 94 views


Have you checked the power; on the fuses, the coil, the power regulator, and the battery?

1999 Subaru... | Answered on Jul 24, 2015 | 237 views


Could be a bad belt tensioner.

1999 Subaru... | Answered on Jun 28, 2015 | 258 views


Have you checked the oil,checked to see if dipstick and fuel cap are tight.Do you have oil spots on driveway? Those are the first things I would check,if oil is on driveway is it coming from the oil pan.It 'seems" it May be tied in with the oil change from 2 weeks ago

1999 Subaru... | Answered on Mar 05, 2015 | 182 views

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