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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$11,900

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X PREMIUM

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 108,003 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Boulder, CO
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy
  • 21 Days on Lot
$9,873

2008 SUBARU FORESTER SPORTS 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 109,069 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: New Britain, CT
  • MPG: 20 City / 27 Hwy
  • 20 Days on Lot
$9,567
$10,100
Price Reduced!

2008 SUBARU FORESTER SPORTS 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 94,444 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: New Britain, CT
  • MPG: 20 City / 27 Hwy
  • 20 Days on Lot
$10,988

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 126,631 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Sioux Falls, SD
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy
  • 33 Days on Lot

2008 Subaru Forester 2.5X

New Listing
$12,495

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X PREMIUM

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 76,565 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Omaha, NE
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy
$9,388

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X PREMIUM

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 138,673 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Haverhill, MA
  • MPG: 20 City / 27 Hwy
  • 497 Days on Lot
$14,888

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5XT LIMITED

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 75,301 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Syracuse, NY
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy
  • 116 Days on Lot
$8,995

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X PREMIUM

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 119,540 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Bethlehem, PA
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy
  • 14 Days on Lot
$8,771

2008 SUBARU FORESTER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 148,908 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Bristol, WI
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy
  • 89 Days on Lot
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2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 65,167 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Hardwick, VT
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy
  • 20 Days on Lot
$8,695

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 128,834 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Prescott, AZ
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy
  • 5 Days on Lot

2008 Subaru Forester 2.5X

$12,484

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 96,786 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Longmont, CO
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy
Contact Dealer For Pricing

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X PREMIUM

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 79,000 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Woodsville, NH
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy

2008 Subaru Forester 2.5X

$7,999

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 109,018 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Ellenville, NY
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy
$10,595

2008 SUBARU FORESTER SPORTS 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 100,348 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Morton Grove, IL
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy
  • 35 Days on Lot
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