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Subaru Forester from Haldimand

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Jun 12, 2007
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I thought some late subie 2.5L engines have oil burning problems?
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l69norm wrote: I thought some late subie 2.5L engines have oil burning problems?
It was fixed in 2015 and later generation. Haven't seen much complaint for the newer models.
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Didn't Subaru provide a peace offering to oil burning owners?
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b166er1337 wrote: It was fixed in 2015 and later generation. Haven't seen much complaint for the newer models.
There's still some kind of oil consumption problem affecting a small number of manual 2015 Foresters, and a tiny number of CVTs.Haven't heard any complaints about the 2016s yet.
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SpectralMeat wrote: I didn't check the tire pressure. It was a brand new one at the dealership, Conv. pkg
I didn't want to try the XT, I am not a big fan of the premium gas requirement for the Turbo engine.
All Foresters come from the factory with around 50psi in the tires. So that could be why the one you test-drove rode so badly.
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This was my last '04 Forester.

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For cars from Montreal/Quebec, you might have to check the shocks as their road is badly maintained.
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At least you know it was highway driven.

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