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How much does Subaru Forester repair and maintenance cost?

The cost depends on your car, the type of service, and where you live. Here are estimates for a selection of Subaru Forester services.

Service Estimate Savings Dealer Estimate Location
Service type Steering Rack/Gearbox Replacement for 2007 Subaru Forester H4-2.5L Estimate $603 Savings 41.43% Dealer Estimate $1030 Location New Hill, NC
Service type Camshaft Position Sensor Replacement for 2009 Subaru Forester H4-2.5L Estimate $156 Savings 35.11% Dealer Estimate $241 Location Verona, NJ
Service type Control Arm Assembly - Rear Lower Left Replacement for 2000 Subaru Forester H4-2.5L Estimate $221 Savings 41.28% Dealer Estimate $376 Location Collierville, TN
Service type Axle / CV Shaft Assembly - Driver Side Front Replacement for 2008 Subaru Forester H4-2.5L Estimate $208 Savings 42.01% Dealer Estimate $359 Location Kansas City, KS
Service type Car Air Filter Replacement for 2012 Subaru Forester H4-2.5L Turbo Estimate $109 Savings 25.56% Dealer Estimate $146 Location Roselle Park, NJ
Service type Control Arm Assembly - Rear Upper Left Replacement for 2018 Subaru Forester H4-2.0L Turbo Estimate $192 Savings 36.16% Dealer Estimate $301 Location Jupiter, FL
Service type Control Arm Assembly - Rear Lower Left Replacement for 2009 Subaru Forester H4-2.5L Turbo Estimate $285 Savings 43.70% Dealer Estimate $507 Location Gig Harbor, WA
Service type Brake Caliper - Driver Side Rear Replacement for 2018 Subaru Forester H4-2.5L Estimate $410 Savings 42.33% Dealer Estimate $712 Location Lebanon, IL

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2006 Subaru Forester H4-2.5L

Services included:
  • Cabin Air Filter Replacement
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Rotate Tires
  • Check Brake, Steering and Suspension System
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Services included:
  • Cabin Air Filter Replacement
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Rotate Tires
  • Check Brake, Steering and Suspension System
  • Check Parking Brake System
  • Check All Hoses
  • Check Axle Shaft
  • Check Clutch System
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Services included:
  • Cabin Air Filter Replacement
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Rotate Tires
  • Check Brake, Steering and Suspension System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Air Filter Replacement
  • Cabin Air Filter Replacement
  • Spark Plugs Replacement
  • Brake System Flush
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Cooling System Flush
  • Rotate Tires
  • Check Brake, Steering and Suspension System
  • Check Parking Brake System
  • Check All Hoses
  • Check All Fluids
  • Check Axle Shaft
  • Check Drive Belts
  • Check Cooling System
  • Check Clutch System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Cabin Air Filter Replacement
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Rotate Tires
  • Check Brake, Steering and Suspension System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Cabin Air Filter Replacement
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Rotate Tires
  • Check Brake, Steering and Suspension System
  • Check Parking Brake System
  • Check All Hoses
  • Check Axle Shaft
  • Check Clutch System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Cabin Air Filter Replacement
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Rotate Tires
  • Check Brake, Steering and Suspension System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Air Filter Replacement
  • Cabin Air Filter Replacement
  • Fuel Filter Replacement
  • Spark Plugs Replacement
  • Brake System Flush
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Cooling System Flush
  • Rotate Tires
  • Check Brake, Steering and Suspension System
  • Check Parking Brake System
  • Check All Hoses
  • Check All Fluids
  • Check Axle Shaft
  • Check Drive Belts
  • Check Cooling System
  • Check Clutch System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Cabin Air Filter Replacement
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Rotate Tires
  • Check Brake, Steering and Suspension System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Cabin Air Filter Replacement
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Rotate Tires
  • Check Brake, Steering and Suspension System
  • Check Parking Brake System
  • Check All Hoses
  • Check Axle Shaft
  • Check Clutch System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Cabin Air Filter Replacement
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Rotate Tires
  • Check Brake, Steering and Suspension System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Air Filter Replacement
  • Cabin Air Filter Replacement
  • Spark Plugs Replacement
  • Brake System Flush
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Cooling System Flush
  • Rotate Tires
  • Check Brake, Steering and Suspension System
  • Check Parking Brake System
  • Check All Hoses
  • Check All Fluids
  • Check Axle Shaft
  • Check Drive Belts
  • Check Cooling System
  • Check Clutch System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Cabin Air Filter Replacement
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Rotate Tires
  • Check Brake, Steering and Suspension System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Cabin Air Filter Replacement
  • Serpentine/Drive Belt Replacement
  • Timing Belt Replacement
  • Water Pump Replacement
  • Timing Belt Pulley Replacement
  • Timing Belt Tensioner Replacement
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Rotate Tires
  • Check Brake, Steering and Suspension System
  • Check Parking Brake System
  • Check All Hoses
  • Check Axle Shaft
  • Check Drive Belts
  • Check Cooling System
  • Check Clutch System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Cabin Air Filter Replacement
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Rotate Tires
  • Check Brake, Steering and Suspension System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Air Filter Replacement
  • Cabin Air Filter Replacement
  • Fuel Filter Replacement
  • Spark Plugs Replacement
  • Brake System Flush
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Cooling System Flush
  • Rotate Tires
  • Check Brake, Steering and Suspension System
  • Check Parking Brake System
  • Check All Hoses
  • Check All Fluids
  • Check Axle Shaft
  • Check Cooling System
  • Check Clutch System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Cabin Air Filter Replacement
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Rotate Tires
  • Check Brake, Steering and Suspension System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Cabin Air Filter Replacement
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Rotate Tires
  • Check Brake, Steering and Suspension System
  • Check All Hoses
  • Check Axle Shaft
  • Check Clutch System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Cabin Air Filter Replacement
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Rotate Tires
  • Check Brake, Steering and Suspension System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Air Filter Replacement
  • Cabin Air Filter Replacement
  • Spark Plugs Replacement
  • Brake System Flush
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Rotate Tires
  • Check Brake, Steering and Suspension System
  • Check All Hoses
  • Check All Fluids
  • Check Axle Shaft
  • Check Clutch System
Book this service
For more details, check out the Subaru Forester scheduled maintenance page.
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Patrick

32 years of experience
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Patrick
32 years of experience
Subaru Forester - Axle / CV Shaft Assembly Replacement (Driver Side Front) - Austin, Texas
Patrick was able to service my vehicle early. He completed the job in a timely manner and was extremely diligent in checking over the vehicle. Very professional and very experienced.

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Mohammed
8 years of experience
Subaru Forester - Oil Change - Raleigh, North Carolina
Mohammed is great. We have used him previously and will again in the future. Communication was great and got done in half the time estimated.

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Hugo
21 years of experience
Subaru Forester - Headlight is not working - Hyattsville, Maryland
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Answers to common Subaru Forester questions

Check engine light on, codes for air intake temp sensor, catalytic converter, and knock sensor. Car is bucking when going uphill.
Answered by Kevin
If the check engine light is presently on your most efficient option would be to request a check engine light diagnostic (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/check-engine-light-is-on-inspection). The mechanic will resolve all codes and then re-evaluate your situation, that is determine if the engine still...
Clutch release bearing gone
Answered by James
The bearing will have to be replaced. I recommend having a reputable transmission handle this repair. I also suggest having the clutch and pressure plate replaced while they are in there. 
How much does a tune up cost on a 2008 forrester
Answered by Kevin
Subaru has a specific maintenance schedule, but that schedule includes a long list of items and the mileage and details for each item is quite lengthy. If you have an idea of what you desire from Subaru's schedule, you can...
Engine, power steering, and power braking failed while driving, now won't start
Answered by Jay
The problem sounds like the charging system or battery failed. Have the vehicle jump started to see if it starts and have charging system tested with battery load tested to see if you need an alternator and/or battery.

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Most recent Subaru Forester recalls

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)

Manufacturer’s report date:
December 1, 2019
NHTSA campaign ID number:
19V856000
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AIR BAGS: OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM - OCS (FRONT PASSENGER)

Manufacturer’s report date:
October 2, 2019
NHTSA campaign ID number:
19V701000
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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

Manufacturer’s report date:
April 10, 2019
NHTSA campaign ID number:
19V297000
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EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

Manufacturer’s report date:
February 27, 2019
NHTSA campaign ID number:
19V149000
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