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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$8,200
$8,300
Price Reduced!

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XS L.L. BEAN EDITION

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 96,499 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Quincy, MA
  • MPG: 18 City / 22 Hwy
  • 52 Days on Lot
Contact Dealer For Pricing

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 49,291 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Royersford, PA
  • MPG: 18 City / 22 Hwy
  • 9 Days on Lot
$6,961
$7,497
Price Reduced!

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 128,258 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Inver Grove Heights, MN
  • MPG: 17 City / 22 Hwy
  • 77 Days on Lot
$5,649

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 120,615 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: North Plainfield, NJ
  • MPG: 18 City / 22 Hwy
  • 1 Day on Lot
$9,991

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 96,225 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Northumberland, PA
  • MPG: 18 City / 22 Hwy
  • 40 Days on Lot
$9,988
$11,988
Price Reduced!

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XS L.L. BEAN EDITION

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 104,180 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Carlsbad, CA
  • MPG: 18 City / 22 Hwy
  • 27 Days on Lot
$9,580

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Union City, GA
  • MPG: 18 City / 22 Hwy
  • 35 Days on Lot
Contact Dealer For Pricing

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 113,900 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Kingston, NY
  • MPG: 18 City / 22 Hwy
  • 78 Days on Lot
$8,500

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 76,704 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Branford, CT
  • MPG: 18 City / 22 Hwy
  • 10 Days on Lot
$9,977

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 129,988 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Sacramento, CA
  • MPG: 17 City / 22 Hwy
  • 1 Day on Lot

2005 Subaru Forester 2.5X

$5,995

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 137,056 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Easton, PA
  • MPG: 17 City / 22 Hwy
$10,977

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 61,903 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Sacramento, CA
  • MPG: 18 City / 22 Hwy
  • 20 Days on Lot

2005 Subaru Forester 2.5XT

$7,500

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 142,479 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Lansing, MI
  • MPG: 17 City / 22 Hwy
$7,961
$8,576
Price Reduced!

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 113,565 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Sanford, NC
  • MPG: 17 City / 22 Hwy
  • 65 Days on Lot

2005 Subaru Forester 2.5XS

$6,500

2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XS L.L. BEAN EDITION

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 218,550 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Cumming, GA
  • MPG: 18 City / 22 Hwy
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