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.

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2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 75827 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Chicopee, MA
  • MPG: 17 City / 21 Hwy

$9,887

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 66493 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Oregon City, OR
  • MPG: 19 City / 25 Hwy

$12,998
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2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 71618 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Bellingham, WA
  • MPG: 19 City / 25 Hwy

$10,600

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 91340 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Las Vegas, NV
  • MPG: 19 City / 25 Hwy

$11,995

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 102356 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Everett, WA
  • MPG: 19 City / 25 Hwy

$7,495
Price Reduced

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 158349 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Clearwater, FL
  • MPG: 19 City / 25 Hwy

New Listing
$6,990

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 164516 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Littleton, CO
  • MPG: 19 City / 25 Hwy

$11,991

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 100374 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Roseville, CA
  • MPG: 19 City / 25 Hwy

$9,990

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 103027 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Shrewsbury, MA
  • MPG: 19 City / 25 Hwy

$8,999

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 91873 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Jacksonville, FL
  • MPG: 19 City / 25 Hwy

New Listing
$6,990

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 169811 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Mount Pleasant, SC
  • MPG: 19 City / 25 Hwy

New Listing
$7,513

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 90434 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Laconia, NH
  • MPG: 19 City / 25 Hwy

$9,248

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 92339 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Asheville, NC
  • MPG: 19 City / 25 Hwy

$9,250

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 66125 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Neptune, NJ
  • MPG: 19 City / 25 Hwy

$7,645

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 103886 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Alexandria, VA
  • MPG: 19 City / 25 Hwy
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