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Subaru Forester, Impreza and Saab 9-2X recalled over control arm corrosion

by Eric Loveday (RSS feed) on Sep 12th, 2011 at 5:32PM

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has just announced a safety recall covering 295,123 vehicles, a pair of Subaru models and a close relative from Saab. The recall concerns front control arms that may fail if corroded, making the vehicle difficult to control. The action covers select 2003-2008 Forester crossovers, 2002-2007 Impreza models and some 2005-2006 Saab 9-2x hatchbacks, the latter heavily based on Subaru mechanicals. In April, NHTSA launched an investigation after receiving seven complaints from owners of affected vehicles. In two instances, owners reported losing... Read More

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