SUBARU Forester SH 2008-2012 fluids type and filling capacities

Recommended engine oil, transmission fluids, coolant type, filling capacities and service intervals for SUBARU Forester SH 2008-2012.
Forester SH 2008-2012
Agregate Recomeded fluid Capacity (L) Intervals
2,0L petrol engine (EJ204) 0W20 (API SM or SN; ILSAC GF-4 or GF-5; ACEA A3 or A5) 4,2 (5,0 - dry engine) Europe: 15000 km (9000 miles) or 12 months, whichever occurs first
Other regions: 12000 km (7500 miles) or 12 months, whichever occurs first
2,0L and 2,5L petrol engines (FB20 and FB25) 0W20 (API SM or SN; ILSAC GF-4 or GF-5; ACEA A3 or A5) 5,2 Europe: 15000 km (9000 miles) or 12 months, whichever occurs first
Other regions: 12000 km (7500 miles) or 12 months, whichever occurs first
2,5L and 2,5L turbo petrol engines (EJ253 and EJ255) 5W30 (API SM or SN; ILSAC GF-4 or GF-5; ACEA A3 or A5) 4,2 (5,0 - dry engine) Europe: 15000 km (9000 miles) or 12 months, whichever occurs first
Other regions: 12000 km (7500 miles) or 12 months, whichever occurs first
2,0L diesel engine (EE20Z) 0W30 (ACEA C2 or C3) 5,5 Europe: 15000 km (9000 miles) or 12 months, whichever occurs first
Other regions: 12000 km (7500 miles) or 12 months, whichever occurs first
5-speed manual transmission 75W90 (API GL-5) 3,5 Europe: 60000 km (38000 miles) or 48 months, whichever occurs first
Other regions: 50000 km (30000 miles) or 24 months, whichever occurs first
5-speed manual transmission (Dual range) 75W90 (API GL-5) 4,0 Europe: 60000 km (38000 miles) or 48 months, whichever occurs first
Other regions: 50000 km (30000 miles) or 24 months, whichever occurs first
6-speed manual transmission 75W90 (API GL-5) 3,7 Europe: 60000 km (38000 miles) or 48 months, whichever occurs first
Other regions: 50000 km (30000 miles) or 24 months, whichever occurs first
4-speed automatic transmission (2,0L engines) SUBARU ATF or IDEMITSU ATF HP 8,4 (overhaul fill) Europe: 60000 km (38000 miles) or 48 months, whichever occurs first
Other regions: 50000 km (30000 miles) or 24 months, whichever occurs first
4-speed automatic transmission (2,5L engines) SUBARU ATF or IDEMITSU ATF HP 9,3 (overhaul fill) Europe: 60000 km (38000 miles) or 48 months, whichever occurs first
Other regions: 50000 km (30000 miles) or 24 months, whichever occurs first
5-speed automatic transmission SUBARU ATF or IDEMITSU ATF HP 9,8 (overhaul fill) Europe: 60000 km (38000 miles) or 48 months, whichever occurs first
Other regions: 50000 km (30000 miles) or 24 months, whichever occurs first
Front differential (for 4-speed automatic transmission) 75W90 (API GL-5) 1,2 Europe: 60000 km (38000 miles) or 48 months, whichever occurs first
Other regions: 50000 km (30000 miles) or 24 months, whichever occurs first
Front differential (for 5-speed automatic transmission) 75W90 (API GL-5) 1,4 Europe: 60000 km (38000 miles) or 48 months, whichever occurs first
Other regions: 50000 km (30000 miles) or 24 months, whichever occurs first
Rear differential 75W90 (API GL-5) 0,8 Europe: 60000 km (38000 miles) or 48 months, whichever occurs first
Other regions: 50000 km (30000 miles) or 24 months, whichever occurs first
Power steering fluid SUBARU ATF or IDEMITSU ATF HP or DEXRON III Type 0,7
Cooling system (EJ204, Manual transmission) SUBARU Super Coolant 6,9 120000 km (75000 miles) or 6 years, whichever occurs first
Cooling system (EJ204, Auto transmission) SUBARU Super Coolant 7,3 120000 km (75000 miles) or 6 years, whichever occurs first
Cooling system (EJ253) SUBARU Super Coolant 6,8 120000 km (75000 miles) or 6 years, whichever occurs first
Cooling system (EJ255) SUBARU Super Coolant 8,0-8,3 120000 km (75000 miles) or 6 years, whichever occurs first
Cooling system (FB20) SUBARU Super Coolant 7,3-7,7 120000 km (75000 miles) or 6 years, whichever occurs first
Cooling system (FB25) SUBARU Super Coolant 7,0 120000 km (75000 miles) or 6 years, whichever occurs first
Cooling system (EE20Z) SUBARU Super Coolant 8,8 120000 km (75000 miles) or 6 years, whichever occurs first
Brake and Clutch systems FMVSS No. 116, fresh DOT 3 or DOT 4 brake fluid Europe: 30000 km (19000 miles) or 24 months, whichever occurs first
Other regions: 50000 km (30000 miles) or 24 months, whichever occurs first

Information of this table may be incorect for your region or driving conditions. Refer to the owners/service manual for details.

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