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3.6

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
34,857 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2005 Subaru Forester brakes problems

brakes problem

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2005 Subaru Forester Owner Comments

problem #1

May 232013

Forester 4-cyl

  • 34,857 miles

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

Sudden loss of brake pedal pressure - shop evaluation shows master cylinder failing - original master cylinder replaced with new part at 31858 miles due to failure (brake fluid bleeding back into reservoir). Will have to replace master cylinder again. [note : vehicle was purchased new from dealer]

- Palm Desert, CA, USA

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