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Including parts and labor, what is the cost of replacing the serpentine drive belt on a 2009 Subaru forester with 83,000 miles.
The service life for a modern serpentine belt is typically around 100,000 miles so long as the belt has been properly tensioned and has not been exposed to contaminants such as oil, grease and anti-freeze. Belt life also depends on...
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how much would be the total price for rear brake pads and rotors to my subaru forrester 2008? With labor and tax?
Hi...all of these services are available. To obtain an exact and complete quote for the brake pads and rotors, please click on "Get a Quote" at YourMechanic's brake pad replacement service page. On that page, rotors are listed under "optional...
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WHY WON'T MY 2000 SUBURU FORESTER L START, AND WHY IS THE GEAR SHIFTER LOCKED IN PARK?
As you have discovered, your car has an interlock to keep the shifter in park until the ignition is on and the brake pedal is depressed. In most cars that car is activated by the same switch that operates the...
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My car is a 2007 Subaru Forester: it is shaking when stopped & driving, check engine on, and sometimes little acceleration
Inasmuch as the check engine light is on, trouble codes will have been stored. Those stored troubles codes, which the mechanic can download, will give a good general indication of where the problem lies but a more specific diagnostic must...
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My forester recently threw a p0028 code. Replaced the intake solenoid and oil pressure switch but the idle is still rough.
If you used thicker oil than vehicle specified then this can cause problems with the intake variable valve lift system. If you used the wrong oi then change oil and filter again with the proper viscosity oil. If the correct...
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Mass Air flow sensor
Hi There, Sometimes simply cleaning the MAF sensor does not solve the problem as the MAF sensor may have had damaged sensor elements or potentially faulty connections that may have caused the problem rather than being dirty. I would recommend...
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Feels and sounds like front half shaft but no appearance of any break or leaks
The front axle CV joints may be worn even if the boots are good. You should also have the front hub bearings checked to see if they are bad.
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Blower motor control knob is broken
Hi there. I have forwarded your request to the Sales and Service department, so they can look up this part and determine if it's a service our mobile mechanics can complete for your Subaru. They should be contacting you shortly...
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Grinding/scraping noise coming from back of car
Hello, thank you for writing in. If the sound is not coming from the differential, but is coming from that area, you will want to check the driveline and the axles. Look for anything that is rubbing, has a worn...
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The power steering pully on my 2007 Subaru Forester is wobbling.
Hi Jordan. Thanks for contacting us today. Unfortunately, without physically inspecting the pulley and determining why it's wobbling - it's hard to give you the right advice as to what to replace. A pulley can wobble for a few different...
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Wobbly Power steering pully part 2
The only suggestion on the pulley is to go to the dealer and see if it was ever sold separate from pump? It may not be available separately. Remove belt and turn the pulley by hand and watch pump shaft...
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Clunking noise on left front and limping motion when accelerate
Hi Sandra. Thanks for contacting us today. If the noise is coming from one side, then it is likely caused by a damaged CV joint, wheel bearing or suspension or steering component as opposed to the inner transmission as you...
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The car wouldnt start, the battery was COMPLETELY dead and it was missing a couple main fuses.
YourMechanic is a completely mobile service and so there is never a need to tow a vehicle anywhere. The certified mechanic comes right to you, and when it is convenient for you. If you are still experiencing a no start...
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car is overheating. When driving temp creeps up and when idle it slowly goes down. smells like antifreeze when turned off
To pinpoint the cause of the overheating, an overheating diagnostic is required. Be sure not to drive the car if it is overheating because overheating can warp the cylinder head and/or engine block causing costly damage. The most common causes...
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Code po335
YourMechanic has published an informative FAQ dealing with Trouble Code P0335. Broadly, when Code P0335 sets, it means that there is a fault somewhere in the circuit for the crankshaft position sensor. But, the exact location of the fault has...
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How long would a radiator hose replacement take?
You will need to be more specific with the year of the vehicle with the engine size and what radiator hose you need replaced if you want the correct time it will take to replace a radiator upper or lower...
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Code on Subaru Forrester 2005 is PO335
Code P0335 relates to the camshaft position sensor not transmitting a proper signal to the PCM. The camshaft position sensor measures the rotational position of the camshaft and transmits that information to the engine control computer. To determine which cylinder...
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Subaru Forrester 2005 what would be draining the battery
You will need to have the computer scanned for codes first to see if you have stored codes to something that may be causing the problems first. Then you should have the battery checked to see if it is holding...
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Hazard lights wont shut off on my 2007 Subaru Forester
Generally this is something caused by the flasher relay going bad. This is a small relay that allows the lights to flash based upon current flow and a resistor inside that causes them to flash. When this is faulty, this...

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