NHTSA — Power Train: Axle Assembly: Axle Shaft Problems

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
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Average Mileage:
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1998 Subaru Forester drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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1998 Subaru Forester Owner Comments

problem #2

Jul 142000

Forester 4WD

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Second failure in 3+ months of rear wheel bearings. Both replace 6/00.

- Bar Harbor, ME, USA

problem #1

Oct 011999

Forester 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Due to defective wheel bearing which went bad, . problem happened 5 times. Dealer could not determine the cause. Right rear wheel bearings makes a loud noise at last failed and smoke came out of the wheel.

- North Smithfield, RI, USA

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