2007 SUBARU Forester

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

1 Recalls for 2007 SUBARU Forester

Recall Date Component Summary
September 6, 2011 SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM

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.

Remedy:

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. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SAAB AT 1-800-955-9007.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2007 SUBARU Forester

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Date Component  

61 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2007 SUBARU Forester

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Date Component  
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE
ODI Number: 10201780
AIR BAGS | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10919887
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10919027
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10929415
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11362281
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM
ODI Number: 11328152
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11301195
POWER TRAIN | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11092313
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11180683
STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11052045
AIR BAGS | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10839173
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10783189
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10704014
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10705935
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10695266
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10668534
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10652878
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10584657
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10565349
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10562063
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10558574
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10555995
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10520787
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10505526
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10508471
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH
ODI Number: 10504024
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10502197
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10496547
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10493034
SEATS
ODI Number: 10480860
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10480933
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10478232
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10449433
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10441435
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10436462
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10423182
STEERING
ODI Number: 10398844
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10370191
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10363759
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10364350
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10351583
SEATS
ODI Number: 10339850
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
ODI Number: 10331741
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10325791
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10317114
EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY
ODI Number: 10303383
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE | POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10301942
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10301935
EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY
ODI Number: 10286840
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10259374
TIRES:TEMPORARY/EMERGENCY SPARE TIRE
ODI Number: 10259764
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10246133
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR | TIRES
ODI Number: 10216988
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 10218039
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10213024
TIRES
ODI Number: 10213023
TIRES
ODI Number: 10210684
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10202566
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 10201780
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10194748
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10175042
Is the government investigating the safety of your vehicle? Find out here.

4 Investigations for 2007 SUBARU Forester

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM
SUSPENSION
SUSPENSION:FRONT
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

53 Service Alerts for 2007 SUBARU Forester

Date Description
March 18, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin has been developed to outline the steps for gathering basic essential information during diagnosis and repair of the Infotainment concerns. (Applicable to all models with Harman or Denso CP1 Infotainment).

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January 12, 2021 101000 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY

This bulletin announces a design change to the clutch release bearing.

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January 12, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces a design change to the clutch release bearing.

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January 12, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This bulletin announces a design change to the clutch release bearing.

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July 26, 2021 020000 SUSPENSION

Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) has determined that affected vehicles listed, may have been manufactured with front lower control arms (transverse links) that could corrode in the hanger bracket area if exposed to salt for a prolonged period.

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June 7, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin is to advise of SOA⿿s revised catalytic converter recycling program shipping procedure.

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June 7, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin is to advise of SOA⿿s revised catalytic converter recycling program shipping procedure.

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June 17, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin contains additional information for recommended materials listed in the Service Manuals for individual models

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June 17, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin contains additional information for recommended materials listed in the Service Manuals for individual models

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January 12, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin announces a design change to the clutch release bearing.

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February 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

To help reduce confusion and increase technician efficiency, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) has developed the following cross reference list to help locate the appropriate Special Service Tool.

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January 4, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The purpose of this bulletin is to provide replacement key and immobilizer information.

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January 4, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

The purpose of this bulletin is to provide replacement key and immobilizer information.

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April 30, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

All Models (Vehicle Cleaning- COVID-19Best Practices)

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August 26, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This service information bulletin announces a design change to the clutch release bearing used on the models listed.

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August 4, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Special Service Tools Cross Reference List.

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March 10, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This Bulletin provides information regarding DTC P0606 related specifically to the determination of this code on Forester Turbo and applicable WRX models.

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March 10, 2020 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

This Bulletin provides information regarding DTC P0606 related specifically to the determination of this code on Forester Turbo and applicable WRX models.

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March 10, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Bulletin provides information regarding DTC P0606 related specifically to the determination of this code on Forester Turbo and applicable WRX models.

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March 10, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This Bulletin provides information regarding DTC P0606 related specifically to the determination of this code on Forester Turbo and applicable WRX models.

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May 6, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

To help reduce confusion and increase technician efficiency, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) has developed the following cross reference list to help locate the appropriate Special Service Tool.

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July 11, 2019 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

This Service Information bulletin announces instruction for application of additional lubrication between the brake caliper support and pad clips. This will prevent the pad from dragging due to corrosion buildup which may result in uneven o

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May 21, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Subaru Service and Technical Support Line Newletter.

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October 26, 2018 100000 POWER TRAIN

This Service Information bulletin announces a design change to the clutch release bearing used on the models as listed above. During assembly of the bearing, a different type of grease is used which has a higher resistance to heat. In cases

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October 26, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Service Information bulletin announces a design change to the clutch release bearing used on the models as listed above. During assembly of the bearing, a different type of grease is used which has a higher resistance to heat. In cases

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October 26, 2018 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This Service Information bulletin announces a design change to the clutch release bearing used on the models as listed above. During assembly of the bearing, a different type of grease is used which has a higher resistance to heat. In cases

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October 26, 2018 100000 POWER TRAIN

This Service Information bulletin announces a design change to the clutch release bearing used on the models as listed above. During assembly of the bearing, a different type of grease is used which has a higher resistance to heat. In cases

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October 26, 2018 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This Service Information bulletin announces a design change to the clutch release bearing used on the models as listed above. During assembly of the bearing, a different type of grease is used which has a higher resistance to heat. In cases

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April 12, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

Revised TSB. The Subaru Lock Information Site (SLIS) is located at http://lockinfo.subaru.com, and provides information on how to obtain immobilizer codes and key cut codes for Subaru vehicles from the 2000MY to present. This bulletin iden

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April 12, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Revised TSB. The Subaru Lock Information Site (SLIS) is located at http://lockinfo.subaru.com, and provides information on how to obtain immobilizer codes and key cut codes for Subaru vehicles from the 2000MY to present. This bulletin iden

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April 12, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Revised TSB. The Subaru Lock Information Site (SLIS) is located at http://lockinfo.subaru.com, and provides information on how to obtain immobilizer codes and key cut codes for Subaru vehicles from the 2000MY to present. This bulletin iden

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February 6, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides details regarding a new oil filler tube o-ring developed to address engine oil seepage concerns. This seepage may accumulate along the bottom sealing surface of the rocker cover. The new o-ring utilizes material whic

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February 6, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

This bulletin provides details regarding a new oil filler tube o-ring developed to address engine oil seepage concerns. This seepage may accumulate along the bottom sealing surface of the rocker cover. The new o-ring utilizes material whic

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June 17, 2015 015100 STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:PUMP

If you encounter a vehicle that has a groaning type noise coming from the power steering pump when the wheel is turned to the full right or left position when the vehicle is parked, it may be caused by the relief valve vibrating within the

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June 17, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

If you encounter a vehicle that has a groaning type noise coming from the power steering pump when the wheel is turned to the full right or left position when the vehicle is parked, it may be caused by the relief valve vibrating within the

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February 6, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

This bulletin provides details regarding a new oil filler tube o-ring developed to address engine oil seepage concerns. This seepage may accumulate along the bottom sealing surface of the rocker cover. The new o-ring utilizes material whi

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January 11, 2018 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

( 2017-2018MY Impreza – 5 Dr Only)

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September 30, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

The purpose of this bulletin is to provide replacement key and immobilizer information along with an overview of the Subaru Lock Information web-site.

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February 6, 2017 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

2.5 Liter N/A engine only. REVISED. Subaru of America, Inc. has determined that vehicles affected by this Service Program require ECM reprogramming. A modification to the Engine Control Module software logic has been developed to impr

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February 6, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

2.5 Liter N/A engine only. REVISED. Subaru of America, Inc. has determined that vehicles affected by this Service Program require ECM reprogramming. A modification to the Engine Control Module software logic has been developed to impr

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February 6, 2017 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

REVISED. CA PZEV SPEC MODELS ONLY. Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) has determined that vehicles affected by this Service Program have two conditions that may adversely affect the performance of the catalytic converter. To correct these con

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February 6, 2017 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

REVISED. CA PZEV SPEC MODELS ONLY. Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) has determined that vehicles affected by this Service Program have two conditions that may adversely affect the performance of the catalytic converter. To correct these con

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December 27, 2016 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This Service Information bulletin announces a design change to the internal contact portion of the oil pressure switch to increase durability

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November 16, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

The purpose of this bulletin is to provide replacement key and immobilizer information along with an overview of the Subaru Lock Information web-site.

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July 6, 2015 351130 EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE/TRAILER:LPG SYSTEMS:TANK VALVE/GAUGE

IF YOU ENCOUNTER A VEHICLE THAT HAS A GROANING TYPE NOISE COMING FROM THE POWER STEERING PUMP WHEN THE WHEEL IS TURNED TO THE FULL RIGHT OR LEFT POSITION WHEN THE VEHICLE IS PARKED, IT MAY BE CAUSED BY THE RELIEF VALVE VIBRATING WITHIN THE

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January 15, 2014 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

REPAIR PROCEDURE FOR HIGH-PITCHED SOUND FROM EXTENSION HOUSING AREA USING LATEST GENERATION PRODUCTION PARTS – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES PRODUCTION CHANGE, REPAIR PROCEDURE AND PARTS INFORMATION TO ADDRESS A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF A HIGH-PITCHED

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March 23, 2011 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

SUBARU SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM) REPROGRAMMING AND FUEL TANK ONE WAY FUEL VALVE REMOVAL. AFFECTED VEHICLES HAVE TWO CONDITIONS THAT MAY ADVERSELY AFFECT THE PERFORMANCE OF T

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March 23, 2011 071100 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

SUBARU SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM) REPROGRAMMING AND FUEL TANK ONE WAY FUEL VALVE REMOVAL. AFFECTED VEHICLES HAVE TWO CONDITIONS THAT MAY ADVERSELY AFFECT THE PERFORMANCE OF T

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October 1, 2009 071100 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

SUBARU SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. FUEL TANK ONE WAY FUEL VALVE. CERTAIN MODELS REQUIRE PERMANENT REMOVAL OF THE ONE WAY FUEL VALVE LOCATED IN THE FUEL TANK. THE ONE WAY FUEL VALVE IS LOCATED AT THE BAS

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March 19, 2008 063200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

INTAKE MANIFOLD MODIFICATION. *NJ

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February 3, 2011 190000 TIRES

SUBARU: THERE IS A STEERING WHEEL VIBRATION AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS DUE TO AN IMPORPER WHEEL BALANCE. *RM

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December 13, 2012 350000 EQUIPMENT

REPAIR PROCEDURE FOR HIGH-PITCHED SOUND FROM EXTENSION HOUSING AREA USING LATEST GENERATION PRODUCTION PARTS

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December 11, 2012 105400 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:CENTER SUPPORT BEARING

THIS BULLETIN REVIEWS A CHANGE TO THE PART NUMBERS USED FOR THE TRANSFER DRIVEN GEAR BEARINGS. THESE REVISED BEARINGS ARE TO BE USED TO ENHANCE DURABILITY.

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