definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
38,482 miles

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problem #1

Sep 272004

Forester 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 38,482 miles
2002 Subaru Forester S - dealer claims that northeast climate (salt & wet roads) will corrode disc brakes, causing pads to fail to retract completely and therefor continuously rub on the rotors, heating them and causing warping. Dealer claims brakes should be inspected and cleaned every 15,000 miles. Manufacturer's maintenance schedule makes no mention of this potential problem. Repairs cost $600.

- Pine City, NY, USA