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    Recalls: 2013 Subaru Legacy and Outback recalled over potential steering loss
    2013-05-15

    Subaru today announced a recall that affects 5,379 Legacy sedan and Outback wagon models in the United States. All of the affected 2013 model-year vehicles were built between February 15 and June 15 of 2012. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, "the inner and outer shafts of the steering column assembly may become disengaged ...

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    Recalls: Subaru recalls new Forester over pedal entrapment fears
    2013-04-30

    Pedal entrapment and unintended acceleration are hot-button topics these days, so automakers are always staying alert for potential problems. For Subaru and its newly introduced 2014 Forester, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a recall due to improperly manufactured floor mats that could become an obstruction for the gas, brake ...

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    Recalls: Subaru issues recall over cars that may start themselves
    2013-03-08

    Subaru has issued one of the strangest recalls we've come across in some time. As it turns out, certain Subaru models may randomly start their own engines. The issue is confined to select models equipped with an automatic or CVT and the company's optional Audiovox remote engine starter (RES) accessory. If the RES key fob is dropped, it could "randomly ...

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    Recalls: Subaru recalling almost 634,000* CUVs, sedans for possible puddle light short
    2013-01-03

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced a massive recall campaign today for some of the more popular Subaru models due to defective puddle lights that could short out and possibly lead to smoke and/or fire. (*)While the recall notice lists a total of 633,842 Forester, Legacy, Outback and Tribeca models from various model years, ...

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    Report: Scion FR-S faces teething problems, owner's manual recall
    2012-06-11

    The Scion FR-S/Toyota GT86/Subaru BRZ triplets are being recalled due to an issue not with the car, but with the owner's manual: pages detailing the operation of the smart airbags contain a misprint. Although it's classified as a recall, owners don't need to take their cars to their dealers; Scion and Subaru will be sending the nearly 2,800 owners ...

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    Recalls: 275,000 Subaru Forester models recalled over faulty seatbelt fears
    2012-03-15

    Subaru is recalling 275,000 Forester crossovers over potentially faulty rear seatbelts that may not properly allow for the secure attachment of a child restraint. The affected models are from the 2009 to 2012 model years, built between November 26, 2007 and March 13, 2012. According to the recall summary from the National Highway Traffic Safety ...

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    Recalls: 2012 Subaru Impreza, Legacy and Outback models recalled over excessive brake pedal travel
    2011-12-01

    The 2012 Subaru Impreza is just now going on sale, but it's already facing its first major recall. According to a statement from Subaru of America, all 2012 Impreza models built through November 15 are being recalled to replace the brake master cylinder after a number of customers reportedly noted that their cars have "greater than normal" brake pedal ...

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    Recalls: 2011 Subaru Legacy, Outback models recalled over fly-away moonroofs
    2011-09-19

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has just announced a safety recall affecting 69,590 model year 2011 Subaru Legacy and Outback vehicles. The recall concerns adhesive, or a possible lack thereof, used to affix moonroof glass to its retainer. This action covers 2011 Legacy and Outback models manufactured from August 3, 2010, through July ...

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    Recalls: Subaru Forester, Impreza and Saab 9-2X recalled over control arm corrosion
    2011-09-12

    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 ...

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    Report: NHTSA opens investigation into Kia Sorento and older Subaru Impreza models
    2011-04-12

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened an investigation into the 2011 Kia Sorento for possible driveshaft failure that results in a sudden loss of power. According to NHTSA, there have been four complaints about the intermediate driveshaft and another five alleging that the power loss was due to a transmission failure which may be ...

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    2010 Subaru Legacy 2.5GT: Heading to shop for recall inspection
    2010-08-04

    Truth be told, our long-term 2010 Subaru Legacy 2.5GT has been running like a top from day one with not a single issue arising that has required a trip to the dealer for repair. We did get her oil changed around 5,000 miles, though we had to skip the dealer experience since we were pressed for time and they couldn't squeeze us in on short notice. But ...

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    Report: Recall, stop-sale issued on 2010-11 Subaru Outback and Legacy models over gearbox flaw
    2010-07-24

    Once again, Subaru's mainstay models, the Outback and Legacy, appear to be girding for a recall. Both models have already faced callbacks for leaky CVT hoses and wiring issues, but according to Inside Line, a new issue affecting a number of manual transmission-equipped 2010 and 2011 models will not only precipitate another recall, but also a stop-sale on ...

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    Subaru recalling nearly 74,000 2010 Outback and Legacy models over wiring issue
    2010-07-13

    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Subaru is recalling 74,000 2010 Outback and Legacy models built between February 16, 2009 and April 12, 2010. It seems that a bundle of wires located behind the steering wheel can develop stress cracks and eventually break. If this happens, some vehicle functions with controls on the ...

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