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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
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Average Mileage:
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1998 Subaru Forester suspension problems

suspension problem

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1998 Subaru Forester Owner Comments

problem #4

Mar 232001

Forester 4WD

  • miles

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

Consumer states the rear wheel bearing failed, and four months later the right wheel bearing then failed.

- Federal Way, WA, USA

problem #3

Mar 232001

Forester 4WD

  • miles
Consumer states the rear wheel bearing failed, and four months later the right wheel bearing then failed.

- Federal Way, WA, USA

problem #2

May 012001

Forester

  • miles
Rear wheel bearing failed and was replaced.

- Lisco, NE, USA

problem #1

Nov 272000

(reported on)

Forester

  • miles
Rear wheel bearing failure, wheel can lock up.

- Everett, PA, USA

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