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

$12,800

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X PREMIUM

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 58,386 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Jenkintown, PA
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy
  • 73 Days on Lot

2008 Subaru Forester Sports 2.5XT

$10,977

2008 SUBARU FORESTER SPORTS 2.5XT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 124,551 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Port Angeles, WA
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy
  • 51 Days on Lot

2008 Subaru Forester 2.5X

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2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 94,084 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Burlington, VT
  • MPG: 20 City / 27 Hwy
$10,999

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X PREMIUM

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 129,604 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Spokane, WA
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy
  • 43 Days on Lot
$11,971
$13,995
Price Reduced!

2008 SUBARU FORESTER SPORTS 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 81,810 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Everett, WA
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy
  • 14 Days on Lot
$14,598
$14,998
Price Reduced!

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X L.L. BEAN EDITION

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 82,513 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Laurel, MD
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy
  • 9 Days on Lot
$14,998

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 62,949 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Danvers, MA
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy
  • 24 Days on Lot
$10,991

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 95,302 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Seattle, WA
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy
  • 2 Days on Lot
$10,721

2008 SUBARU FORESTER SPORTS 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 83,905 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Tucson, AZ
  • MPG: 20 City / 27 Hwy
  • 3 Days on Lot
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2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 147,266 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Longview, WA
  • MPG: 20 City / 27 Hwy
  • 1 Day on Lot
$12,962

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X PREMIUM

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 62,679 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Latham, NY
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy
  • 5 Days on Lot

2008 Subaru Forester 2.5X

$9,888

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 100,185 Miles
  • Ext Color: Brown
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Lewisburg, WV
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy
$8,385

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X PREMIUM

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 103,625 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Kingston, NY
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy
  • 102 Days on Lot
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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
$8,500

2008 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 105,000 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Reading, PA
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy
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