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 2.5XT

$7,995

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 186180 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Saint Peters, MO
  • MPG: 18 City / 22 Hwy

2005 Subaru Forester 2.5XT

$10,000

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 133563 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Barrington, IL
  • MPG: 18 City / 22 Hwy

2005 Subaru Forester 2.5XS

$8,987

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 105619 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Peoria, IL
  • MPG: 18 City / 22 Hwy

2005 Subaru Forester 2.5XT

$12,998

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 92327 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 2.5XT

New Listing
$11,571

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 81375 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Orlando, FL
  • MPG: 17 City / 22 Hwy

2005 Subaru Forester 2.5XS

New Listing
$9,925

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 94659 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Danvers, MA
  • MPG: 18 City / 22 Hwy

2005 Subaru Forester 2.5XS

$10,985

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XS L.L. BEAN EDITION

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 115289 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Shoreline, WA
  • 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 2.5XS

$6,395

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 140780 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: North Hampton, NH
  • MPG: 18 City / 22 Hwy

2005 Subaru Forester 2.5XS

$7,999

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 108609 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Westmont, IL
  • MPG: 18 City / 22 Hwy

2005 Subaru Forester 2.5XT

$7,000

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 167998 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Lincoln, NE
  • MPG: 18 City / 22 Hwy

2005 Subaru Forester 2.5XT

$6,817
Price Reduced

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 196407 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Toledo, OH
  • MPG: 18 City / 22 Hwy

2005 Subaru Forester 2.5X

$8,099

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 110500 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Alpharetta, GA
  • MPG: 18 City / 22 Hwy

2005 Subaru Forester 2.5XS

$8,991
Price Reduced

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XS L.L. BEAN EDITION

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 114712 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Newark, CA
  • MPG: 18 City / 22 Hwy
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