Question about 2003 Subaru Forester
Subaru Forester 2003 - air leak, very noisy at the front ''gusset'' at both sides - evidently outside mirrors need to be replaced to take care of the seal.
Take out the tweeder covers if you have tweeders or remove the triangle covers were the tweeders woud be ,then stuff a klittle foam in their,worked for me
Posted on Mar 14, 2009
Subaru Tech here, when we get these wind noise problems we first verify the noise. Then, open the door and brace it open with your leg and put both hands on the gusset that the mirror attaches to, then we pull in and down as hard as we can to bend the gusset in as far as it can go. these gussets are very stout, don't worry about breaking anything. Then do the same thing on the opposite side of the car, then we would road test the vehicle again. If the noise(s) are gone, then only the diagnostic fee would be charged, if the noise(s) are still present, the gussets need to be replaced... I have tried many different ways of getting around replacing the gussets on my own car. But in the end I had to replace them, very easy to replace, must remove the door panel and mirror. Once the new one is in(loosely), install the mirror and roll the window all the way up while you have the door open. Push the gusset down and as close to the window as possible, then tighten it. Install the door panel and your done. Hope this info helps!
Posted on Mar 30, 2014
Just replace the door seals around windows. I never heard of replacing the windows
Posted on Mar 09, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
May 21, 2014 | 2005 Subaru Forester
Aug 13, 2011 | 2004 Subaru Baja
Jan 19, 2011 | 2003 Subaru Outback
Mar 16, 2010 | 2003 Subaru Baja
Aug 20, 2009 | 2007 Subaru Forester 2.5X L.L. Bean...
Jul 27, 2009 | 2007 Subaru Forester Sports 2.5XT
Apr 23, 2009 | 2003 Subaru Forester
Mar 23, 2009 | 2001 Subaru Forester
Oct 21, 2008 | 2001 Subaru Forester
Aug 04, 2008 | Subaru Forester Cars & Trucks
2,716 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: