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There is an pipe in the engine compartment that supplies oil to engine components. This pipe is at risk of failure because it may have been assembled incorrectly at the factory. If oil leaks on some hot engine components, a fire could result.
We at RepairPal have designated this a medium priority recall; this would change to high if oil leaks became visually apparent. Please contact your Subaru dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.
The engine oil supply tube may vibrate and crack due to improper installation. This could result in an oil leak and a fire hazard. Dealers will inspect for a cracked pipes and install an additional support bracket to secure the pipe. This recall began on October 20, 2008. The Subaru recall number is WVF-16.