Safety Ratings
2004 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 Complaints103
Number of Investigations1
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2004 Subaru Forester vehicles

2004 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.

2004 Subaru Forester (10/1/2004)  

Campaign Number: 04V473000

Component Name: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.

Description: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE COVER BOLTS FOR THE ENGINE OIL CONTROL VALVE MAY NOT BE SUFFICIENTLY TIGHTENED, ALLOWING OIL TO LEAK FROM AROUND THE COVER GASKET.

Defect: IF LEAKING OIL CONTACTS COMPONENTS OPERATING AT HIGH TEMPERATURES, A FIRE COULD RESULT IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND RETIGHTEN THE OIL-FLOW CONTROL VALVE COVER BOLTS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 8, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.

2004 SUBARU FORESTER for sale

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$9,989

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 101,136 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Oregon City, OR
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy
  • 4 Days on Lot
$8,997

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 171,491 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Oregon City, OR
  • MPG: 17 City / 21 Hwy
  • 9 Days on Lot
$6,988

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 111,950 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Haverhill, MA
  • MPG: 17 City / 21 Hwy
  • 132 Days on Lot
$5,299

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 143,169 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Prospect, CT
  • MPG: 17 City / 21 Hwy
  • 22 Days on Lot
$8,995

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 103,843 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Melbourne, FL
  • MPG: 17 City / 21 Hwy
  • 46 Days on Lot
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2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 98,830 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Billings, MT
  • MPG: 17 City / 21 Hwy
  • 79 Days on Lot

2004 Subaru Forester 2.5X

$4,250

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 151,126 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Grand Blanc, MI
  • MPG: 17 City / 21 Hwy
$10,900

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 64,205 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Rhinebeck, NY
  • MPG: 17 City / 21 Hwy
$6,500

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 121,489 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Pensacola, FL
  • MPG: 17 City / 21 Hwy
  • 34 Days on Lot

2004 Subaru Forester 2.5XS

$6,995

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 119,328 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: North Hampton, NH
  • MPG: 17 City / 21 Hwy

2004 Subaru Forester 2.5X

$4,995

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 170,731 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Shrewsbury, MA
  • MPG: 17 City / 21 Hwy
$6,899
$6,983
Price Reduced!

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 127,514 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Corona, CA
  • MPG: 17 City / 21 Hwy
  • 19 Days on Lot
$6,990
$7,990
Price Reduced!

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 74,337 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Downingtown, PA
  • MPG: 17 City / 21 Hwy
  • 48 Days on Lot

2004 Subaru Forester 2.5XS

$8,500

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 128,277 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Long Beach, CA
  • MPG: 17 City / 21 Hwy

2004 Subaru Forester 2.5XT

$9,978

2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 77,885 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Trenton, ME
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy
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