Safety Ratings
2005 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 Recalls1
Number of Complaints42
Number of Investigations1
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2005 Subaru Forester vehicles

2005 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.

2005 SUBARU FORESTER for sale

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2005 Subaru Forester 2.5XS

$8,754

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 144566 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Walnut Creek, CA
  • MPG: 18 City / 22 Hwy

2005 Subaru Forester 2.5XT

$12,998

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 92325 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Stockton, CA
  • MPG: 18 City / 22 Hwy

2005 Subaru Forester 2.5XS

$8,991

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XS L.L. BEAN EDITION

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 145781 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Mechanicsburg, PA
  • MPG: 18 City / 22 Hwy

2005 Subaru Forester 2.5XS

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2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 137059 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Middletown, RI
  • MPG: 18 City / 22 Hwy

2005 Subaru Forester 2.5X

$8,888

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Martinsburg, WV
  • MPG: 18 City / 22 Hwy

2005 Subaru Forester 2.5XT

$12,895

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 105354 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Albuquerque, NM
  • MPG: 18 City / 22 Hwy

2005 Subaru Forester 2.5X

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$8,991

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 97478 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Erie, PA
  • MPG: 18 City / 22 Hwy

2005 Subaru Forester 2.5XS

$9,991

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XS L.L. BEAN EDITION

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 139049 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Jacksonville, FL
  • MPG: 18 City / 22 Hwy

2005 Subaru Forester 2.5X

$6,991

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 120693 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Erie, PA
  • MPG: 18 City / 22 Hwy

2005 Subaru Forester 2.5X

$9,988

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 139137 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Portland, OR
  • MPG: 18 City / 22 Hwy

2005 Subaru Forester 2.5X

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2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 170920 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Longview, WA
  • MPG: 18 City / 22 Hwy

2005 Subaru Forester 2.5XS

$9,995
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2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XS L.L. BEAN EDITION

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 128398 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Elizabethtown, PA
  • MPG: 18 City / 22 Hwy

2005 Subaru Forester 2.5X

$7,450

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 127266 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Jersey City, NJ
  • MPG: 18 City / 22 Hwy

2005 Subaru Forester 2.5XT

$7,495

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 186643 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Saint Peters, MO
  • MPG: 18 City / 22 Hwy

2005 Subaru Forester 2.5X

$8,490

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 109798 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Baltimore, MD
  • MPG: 18 City / 22 Hwy
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