Originally Posted by trdutch
Not to open a new can of worms but mine was surrounded by a lot of insulation foam and I had to carefully cut enough away to remove and reinstall
In other words first time removal was impossible and I couldn't figure out why until further inspection found a mound of foam under, toward the back of canister that was pinning it to the housing
I had that too. But nothing a jackknife couldn't clear out. And I'm happy to have lots of insulation and crack sealant! Once that was cleared a bit, I was able to remove full filter canisters twice without spilling a drop. Just use two hands, lower straight down and take straight out. The location under the bed is very not optimal but apparently that's where it had to be...
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2016 Forester MBS 2401R