Subaru Legacy Recalls

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 13, 2016

A part of the engine air intake system called the air injection pump may continually operate and overheat.  This could result in a fire hazard.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 6, 2016

The driver's knee guard used to protect a driver's lower body in the event of an accident may not be properly attached to the steering beam in the vehicle. This could result in the driver not being properly restrained in an accident, and would increase the risk of injury.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 27, 2016

The motor that operates the windshield wipers may overheat, causing the wiper operation to fail. This could result in decreased visibility and result in a crash. The wiper motor plastic cover could also melt, resulting in a fire hazard.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 25, 2016

The passenger frontal air bag assembly is deployed by an inflator which contains propellant that makes the air bag deploy. This propellant may degrade over time, especially when exposed to humidity and temperature cycling. As a result, the inflator may rupture on deployment, which can send metal shrapnel through the air bag, striking vehicle occupants. This could result in serious injury or death.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 25, 2016

The passenger frontal air bag assembly is deployed by an inflator which contains propellant that makes the air bag deploy. This propellant may degrade over time, especially when exposed to humidity and temperature cycling. As a result, the inflator may rupture on deployment, which can send metal shrapnel through the air bag, striking vehicle occupants. This could result in serious injury or death.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 25, 2016

The passenger frontal air bag assembly is deployed by an inflator which contains propellant that makes the air bag deploy. This propellant may degrade over time, especially when exposed to humidity and temperature cycling. As a result, the inflator may rupture on deployment, which can send metal shrapnel through the air bag, striking vehicle occupants. This could result in serious injury or death.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 11, 2016

The steering may stop operating while driving, resulting in the increased risk of a accident.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 27, 2016

The electronic stability control system may malfunction, resulting in a loss of vehicle control when it is activated. This would increase risk of an accident.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 24, 2015

The drive shaft may separate from the rear differential due to it not being fastened securely. This could cause loss of vehicle control and damage to the undercarriage, including the fuel tank. This would also create a fire hazard.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 10, 2015

The transmission may leak oil externally from a defective part called the propeller shaft yoke seal cap. This can cause a fire hazard if the fluid leaks on hot parts such as exhaust.