Safety Ratings
2004 Subaru Forester
Front Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Rollover 4.0000
Number of Recalls2
Number of Complaints103
Number of Investigations1
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2004 Subaru Forester vehicles

2004 Subaru Forester (9/6/2011)  

Campaign Number: 11V464000

Component Name: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM

Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.

Description: SUBARU IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2002-2007 IMPREZA, MODEL YEAR 2003-2008 FORESTER, AND MODEL YEAR 2005-2006 SAAB 9-2X VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM SEPTEMBER 5, 2000 THROUGH NOVEMBER 26, 2007 ORIGINALLY SOLD, OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN, MASSACHUSETTS, MARYLAND, MICHIGAN, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW YORK, PENNSYLVANIA, VERMONT, WISCONSIN, CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, IOWA, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, MAINE, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW JERSEY, OHIO, RHODE ISLAND, WEST VIRGINIA AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. THE FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARMS MAY BREAK AT THE HANGER BRACKETS DUE TO CORROSION IF THE HANGER BRACKET IS EXPOSED TO SALTY AND HUMID ENVIRONMENTS SUCH AS ROADS CONTAINING SNOW MELTING AGENT.

Defect: A BROKEN CONTROL ARM CAN RESULT IN THE LOSS OF CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action: SUBARU WILL HANDLE THEIR VEHICLES AND SAAB WILL HANDLE THEIRS. DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE DEGREE OF CORROSION OF THE FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARMS, AND WILL EITHER RUSTPROOF OR REPLACE THEM. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING DECEMBER 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.

2004 Subaru Forester (10/1/2004)  

Campaign Number: 04V473000

Component Name: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.

Description: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE COVER BOLTS FOR THE ENGINE OIL CONTROL VALVE MAY NOT BE SUFFICIENTLY TIGHTENED, ALLOWING OIL TO LEAK FROM AROUND THE COVER GASKET.

Defect: IF LEAKING OIL CONTACTS COMPONENTS OPERATING AT HIGH TEMPERATURES, A FIRE COULD RESULT IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND RETIGHTEN THE OIL-FLOW CONTROL VALVE COVER BOLTS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 8, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.

2004 SUBARU FORESTER for sale

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2004 Subaru Forester 2.5XS

New Listing
Contact Dealer For Pricing

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 99215 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Springfield, IL
  • MPG: 17 City / 21 Hwy

2004 Subaru Forester 2.5X

$8,835

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 127704 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Aurora, CO
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2004 Subaru Forester 2.5XS

$9,297

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 91903 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Langhorne, PA
  • MPG: 17 City / 21 Hwy

2004 Subaru Forester 2.5XS

New Listing
Contact Dealer For Pricing

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XS PREMIUM

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 6025 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Copiague, NY
  • MPG: 17 City / 21 Hwy

2004 Subaru Forester 2.5XT

New Listing
$9,991

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 123792 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Billings, MT
  • MPG: 17 City / 21 Hwy

2004 Subaru Forester 2.5XS

$6,400

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 138635 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Conway, NH
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2004 Subaru Forester 2.5X

$8,989
Price Reduced

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 111613 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Allentown, PA
  • MPG: 17 City / 21 Hwy

2004 Subaru Forester 2.5X

$6,296

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 154144 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Fairfax, VA
  • MPG: 17 City / 21 Hwy

2004 Subaru Forester 2.5XT

$8,983
Price Reduced

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 139400 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Alpharetta, GA
  • MPG: 17 City / 21 Hwy

2004 Subaru Forester 2.5XS

$5,984

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 207039 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Newark, DE
  • MPG: 17 City / 21 Hwy

2004 Subaru Forester 2.5XT

$6,999

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 142459 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Stamford, CT
  • MPG: 17 City / 21 Hwy

2004 Subaru Forester 2.5X

$8,342

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 83123 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Streetsboro, OH
  • MPG: 17 City / 21 Hwy

2004 Subaru Forester 2.5XS

$7,495

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 142000 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: El Cajon, CA
  • MPG: 17 City / 21 Hwy

2004 Subaru Forester 2.5XS

$6,450

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XS PREMIUM

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 148291 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Tucson, AZ
  • MPG: 17 City / 21 Hwy

2004 Subaru Forester 2.5XS

$5,988
Price Reduced

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 137159 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Redwood City, CA
  • MPG: 17 City / 21 Hwy
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