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Subaru Forester Repair Manuals

Subaru ForesterFree Subaru Forester repair manuals [pdf] for do-it-yourselfers. Content: general information; maintenance; common specs & procedures; DTC index (trouble codes); accessories & equipment; body & frame; brakes; driveline/axles; electrical; wiring diagrams; engine; engine performance; HVAC; lighting; restraints; steering; suspension; transmission.

The first generation Subaru Forester was introduced in 1997. Technical specs: Class: compact crossover sport utility vehicle; Layout: front-engine, all-wheel drive; Body style: 5-door SUV; Wheelbase: 99.4 in (2,525 mm); Length: 175.2-176.5 in (4,450-4,460 mm); Width: 68.3 in (1,735 mm); Height: 65.0 in (1,650 mm); Engines: 2.5L EJ25D H4 produced 173 hp (129 kW) at 6,000 rpm and 170 lb·ft (231 N·m) at 3,800 rpm; 2.5L EJ251 SOHC H4 produced 165 hp (123 kW) at 5,600 rpm and 162 lb·ft (220 N·m) at 4,000 rpm; Transmissions: 4-speed automatic; 5-speed manual.
1997-2002 Subaru Forester repair manual
1997-2002 Subaru Forester wiring diagrams
The second generation Subaru Forester was introduced in 2002. Technical specs: Class: compact crossover sport utility vehicle; Layout: front-engine, all-wheel drive; Body style: 5-door SUV; Wheelbase: 99.4 in (2,525 mm); Length: 175.2-176.6 in (4,450-4,485 mm); Width: 68.3 in (1,735 mm); Height: 62.4-65.0 in (1,585-1,650 mm); Engines: 2.5L EJ253 H4 produced 162 hp (121 kW) at 5,600 rpm and 167 lb·ft (226 N·m) torque at 4,400 rpm; 2.5L EJ255 H4 produced 207-261 hp (154-195 kW); 2.5L EJ257 H4 produced 210 hp (157 kW); Transmissions: 4-speed automatic; 5-speed manual; 6-speed manual.
2002-2008 Subaru Forester repair manual
2002-2008 Subaru Forester wiring diagrams
The third generation Subaru Forester was introduced in 2008. Technical specs: Class: compact crossover sport utility vehicle; Layout: front-engine, all-wheel drive; Body style: 5-door SUV; Wheelbase: 103.0 in (2,616 mm); Length: 179.5 in (4,559 mm); Width: 70.1 in (1,781 mm); Height: 65.9-68.6 in (1,674-1,742 mm); Engines: 2.0 L EJ20 H4 produced 150 hp (110 kW); 2.5 L EJ25 H4 produced 169 hp (126 kW) and 169 ft·lb (229 N·m); 2.5 L EJ25 H4 turbo produced 227 hp (169 kW) and 236 ft·lb (320 N·m); 2.0 L EE20 H4 turbo produced 145 hp (108 kW) and 258 ft·lb (350 N·m); Transmissions: 4-speed automatic; 5-speed manual; 6-speed manual.
2008-2013 Subaru Forester repair manual
2008-2013 Subaru Forester wiring diagrams
The fourth generation Subaru Forester was introduced in 2012. Technical specs: Class: compact crossover sport utility vehicle; Layout: front-engine, all-wheel drive; Body style: 5-door SUV; Wheelbase: 103.9 in (2,640 mm); Length: 180.9 in (4,595 mm); Width: 70.7 in (1,796 mm); Height: 68.2 in (1,732 mm); Engines: 2.0L FB20B H4 produced 146 hp (109 kW) at 6,000 rpm and 145 lb·ft (196 N·m) at 4,200 rpm; 2.0L FA20F H4 produced 250 hp (186 kW) at 5,600 rpm and 258 lb·ft (350 N·m) at 2,000-4,800 rpm, 276 hp (206 kW) at 5,600 rpm and 258 lb·ft (350 N·m) at 2,000-5,200 rpm, 276 hp (206 kW) at 5,700 rpm and 258 lb·ft (350 N·m) at 2,000-4,800 rpm; 2.5L FB25 H4 produced 170 hp (127 kW) at 5,800 rpm and 174 lb·ft (236 N·m) at 4,100 rpm; 2.0L EE20 H4 turbo produced 150 hp (110 kW) at 3,600 rpm and 260 lb·ft (350 N·m) at 1,800 rpm; Transmissions: continuously variable transmission (CVT); 6-speed manual.
2012-2018 Subaru Forester repair manual
2012-2018 Subaru Forester wiring diagrams
The fifth generation Subaru Forester was introduced in 2018. Technical specs: Class: compact crossover sport utility vehicle; Platform: Subaru Global Platform; Layout: front-engine, all-wheel drive; Body style: 5-door SUV; Wheelbase: 105.1 in (2,670 mm); Length: 182.1 in (4,625 mm); Width: 71.5 in (1,815 mm); Height: 68.1 in (1,730 mm); Engines: 1.8L CB18 H4 produced 175 hp (130 kW) at 5,200-5,600 rpm and 221 lb·ft (300 N·m) at 1,600-3,600 rpm; 2.0L FB20 H4 produced 146 hp (109 kW) at 6,000 rpm and 145 lb·ft (196 N·m) at 4,200 rpm; 2.5L FB25D H4 produced 182 hp (136 kW) at 5,800 rpm and 176 lb·ft (239 N·m) at 4,400 rpm; 2.0L FB20D e-BOXER H4 produced 143 hp (107 kW) and 139 lb·ft (188 N·m) [gasoline engine], 13 hp (10 kW) and 48 lb·ft (65 N·m) [electric motor], 143 hp (107 kW) at 6,000 rpm and 139 lb·ft (188 N·m) at 4,000 rpm [combined system]; Transmissions: continuously variable transmission (CVT).
2018-present Subaru Forester repair manual
2018-present Subaru Forester wiring diagrams
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