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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$12,391

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 61919 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Harvey, LA
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy

$12,995

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 64372 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Bradenton, FL
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy

New Listing
$13,737

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X L.L. BEAN EDITION

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 99171 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Saint George, UT
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy

$12,600

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 81835 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Shrewsbury, MA
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy

$13,497

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 56349 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Raynham, MA
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy

$17,995

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X L.L. BEAN EDITION

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 89807 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Bellevue, WA
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy

$14,999

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 60595 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Kirkland, WA
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy

New Listing
$17,995

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XT LIMITED

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 77748 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Avon Park, FL
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy

$15,999

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X L.L. BEAN EDITION

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 101211 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Bremerton, WA
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy

$15,995

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X L.L. BEAN EDITION

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 86826 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Little Rock, AR
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy

$11,500

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 76771 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Keyport, NJ
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy

$13,991

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 80437 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Aurora, CO
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy

$15,900

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X L.L. BEAN EDITION

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 71627 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Indianapolis, IN
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy

New Listing
$14,418

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X L.L. BEAN EDITION

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 56238 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Norwich, VT
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy

$10,995

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X PREMIUM

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 151213 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Charlottesville, VA
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy
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