Safety Ratings
2006 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 Complaints47
Number of Investigations1
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2006 Subaru Forester vehicles

2006 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.

2006 Subaru Forester (2/12/2007)  

Campaign Number: 07V043000

Component Name: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.

Description: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE WIRING HARNESS FOR THE AIR BAG OCCUPANT DETECTION SYSTEM IN THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT MAY HAVE BEEN PINCHED DURING PRODUCTION. PINCHING OF THE WIRING HARNESS BETWEEN THE FLOOR CROSSMEMBER AND THE SEAT MOUNTING BRACKET COULD RESULT IN A SHORT CIRCUIT.

Defect: THE PASSENGER'S FRONT AIR BAG COULD BECOME DISABLED AND MAY NOT DEPLOY IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY TO THE SEAT OCCUPANT. ALSO AN ELECTRICAL SHORT CIRCUIT COULD CAUSE A FIRE.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSPECT TO SEE IF THE WIRING HAD BEEN INCORRECTLY ROUTED UNDER THE SEAT BRACKET. IF SO, THE DEALER WILL REPAIR ANY DAMAGED WIRING, REROUTE AND SECURE THE WIRING HARNESS IN THE CORRECT LOCATION, AND RE-CALIBRATE THE OCCUPANT DETECTION SYSTEM AS NECESSARY. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 9, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.

2006 SUBARU FORESTER for sale

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2006 Subaru Forester 2.5X

$11,064

2006 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 141802 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Walnut Creek, CA
  • MPG: 18 City / 24 Hwy

2006 Subaru Forester 2.5XT

$10,994

2006 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XT LIMITED

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 130344 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Saint George, UT
  • MPG: 18 City / 24 Hwy

2006 Subaru Forester 2.5X

$10,297

2006 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X L.L. BEAN EDITION

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 155940 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Langhorne, PA
  • MPG: 18 City / 24 Hwy

2006 Subaru Forester 2.5X

New Listing
Contact Dealer For Pricing

2006 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 118520 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: York, PA
  • MPG: 18 City / 24 Hwy

2006 Subaru Forester 2.5X

New Listing
$7,989

2006 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 178724 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Danbury, CT
  • MPG: 18 City / 24 Hwy

2006 Subaru Forester 2.5X

New Listing
$9,499

2006 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X PREMIUM

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 95452 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Burlington, VT
  • MPG: 18 City / 24 Hwy

2006 Subaru Forester 2.5X

New Listing
$11,500

2006 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 60769 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Englewood, CO
  • MPG: 17 City / 24 Hwy

2006 Subaru Forester 2.5X

$11,500
Price Reduced

2006 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X L.L. BEAN EDITION

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 98059 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Dover, DE
  • MPG: 18 City / 24 Hwy

2006 Subaru Forester 2.5X

$8,000

2006 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X PREMIUM

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 110838 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Carlisle, PA
  • MPG: 18 City / 24 Hwy

2006 Subaru Forester 2.5X

New Listing
$16,998

2006 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X L.L. BEAN EDITION

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 60133 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Irving, TX
  • MPG: 18 City / 24 Hwy

2006 Subaru Forester 2.5X

$8,577

2006 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X PREMIUM

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 139834 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Zelienople, PA
  • MPG: 18 City / 24 Hwy

2006 Subaru Forester 2.5X

$11,995

2006 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X PREMIUM

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 70198 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Newtown Square, PA
  • MPG: 18 City / 24 Hwy

2006 Subaru Forester 2.5X

$11,995

2006 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 66669 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Newtown Square, PA
  • MPG: 18 City / 24 Hwy

2006 Subaru Forester 2.5XT

New Listing
$14,450

2006 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XT LIMITED

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 101682 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Auburn, WA
  • MPG: 18 City / 24 Hwy

2006 Subaru Forester 2.5X

$8,900

2006 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 98100 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Houston, TX
  • MPG: 18 City / 24 Hwy
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