Safety Ratings
2008 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 Complaints18
Number of Investigations1
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2008 Subaru Forester vehicles

2008 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.

2008 SUBARU FORESTER for sale

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2008 Subaru Forester 2.5X

$13,981

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 70024 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Oregon City, OR
  • MPG: 18 City / 23 Hwy

2008 Subaru Forester

$15,519
Price Reduced

2008 SUBARU FORESTER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 65725 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Fond Du Lac, WI
  • MPG: 18 City / 23 Hwy

2008 Subaru Forester 2.5X

$14,992

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X L.L. BEAN EDITION

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 108884 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Burlington, WA
  • MPG: 18 City / 23 Hwy

2008 Subaru Forester 2.5X

$9,888
Price Reduced

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X PREMIUM

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 76256 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: New Smyrna Beach, FL
  • MPG: 18 City / 23 Hwy

2008 Subaru Forester 2.5X

$10,994

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 98000 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Milwaukee, WI
  • MPG: 18 City / 23 Hwy

2008 Subaru Forester 2.5X

$12,850

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 76360 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Lawrence, KS
  • MPG: 18 City / 23 Hwy

2008 Subaru Forester Sports 2.5X

$12,963

2008 SUBARU FORESTER SPORTS 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 79484 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Watertown, CT
  • MPG: 18 City / 23 Hwy

2008 Subaru Forester 2.5X

$11,995

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 87362 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Manassas, VA
  • MPG: 18 City / 23 Hwy

2008 Subaru Forester 2.5X

$11,595

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 105053 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Waldorf, MD
  • MPG: 18 City / 23 Hwy

2008 Subaru Forester

$10,490

2008 SUBARU FORESTER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 129523 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Denver, CO
  • MPG: 18 City / 23 Hwy

2008 Subaru Forester Sports 2.5XT

$18,995

2008 SUBARU FORESTER SPORTS 2.5XT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 77787 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: North Charleston, SC
  • MPG: 18 City / 23 Hwy

2008 Subaru Forester 2.5X

$11,988

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X PREMIUM

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 112387 Miles
  • Ext Color: Beige
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Brattleboro, VT
  • MPG: 19 City / 25 Hwy

2008 Subaru Forester 2.5X

$11,999

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 102731 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Hendersonville, NC
  • MPG: 19 City / 25 Hwy

2008 Subaru Forester

$14,998

2008 SUBARU FORESTER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 91079 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Branford, CT
  • MPG: 18 City / 23 Hwy

2008 Subaru Forester 2.5X

$10,995

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 100672 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Manchester, NH
  • MPG: 18 City / 23 Hwy
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