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1996 Subaru Legacy

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1996 Subaru Legacy Problems

Brakes -- Verified

A failure in the anti-lock brake system (ABS) causes the ABS pump to continuously run, which will eventually wear down the battery. An improved ABS relay is available to solve the problem.

Drive Train -- bry-man

1996 Subaru Legacy Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., June 1, 1999

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. INADVERTENT AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT CAN OCCUR AFTER UNDERCARRIAGE CONTACT OF THE TOW HOOKS WITH CURBS, DIPS, SPEEDBUMPS, POTHOLES, ETC.

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Electrical & Lights, November 15, 2000

Summary: THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SAFETY ACT. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. SOME OF THESE VEHICLES HAVE AN ALTERNATOR PROBLEM THAT CAN RESULT IN A LOSS OF CHARGING CAPABILITY.

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Suspension & Steering, September 18, 2001

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH FRONT COIL SPRINGS ORIGINALLY SOLD IN OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE STATES OF CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, KENTUCKY, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW YORK, NEW JERSEY, NEW HAMPSHIRE, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, VIRGINIA, WEST VIRGINIA, AND WISCONSIN, AND IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. THE FRONT COIL SPRINGS WERE PRODUCED WITH POOR PAINT QUALITY WHICH, AFTER CONTINUED EXPOSURE TO CORROSIVE SALT, CAN RESULT IN BREAKAGE OF THE SPRING.

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Suspension & Steering, June 29, 1998

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER STATION WAGON, SEDAN AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. DUE TO IMPROPER WELDING, FRACTURES CAN OCCUR ON THE SUPPORT BRACKET OF THE FRONT TRANSVERSE LINK.

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1996 Subaru Legacy Questions and Answers

broke, 1996 Subaru Legacy, 2.5L 4 Cylinder, San Juan, PR

my speedometer and mile count are inop, is there a fuse for both of those?

diamon, 1996 Subaru Legacy, 2.2L 4 Cylinder, Craig, CO

okay so i was driving the car and it died, we towed back and have tried to figure it out but cant when we turn the key the lights and stuff comes on but no crank or anything for the engine at all, ...

SMAC13, 1996 Subaru Legacy, 2.5L 4 Cylinder, Ashley Falls, MA

My daughter experienced sudden acceleration while her foot was on the brake resulting in an accident. Have there been any other reports of this? Any recalls or technical bulletin?

Visitor, 1996 Subaru Legacy, 2.2L 4 Cylinder, West Harrison, NY

Hi,
My radiator fans will not turn off once they come on. The engine then stalls and stops. The dashboard indicator for "Check Engine" lights up besides other led's on the panel. Th...

aaa17, 1996 Subaru Legacy, 2.2L 4 Cylinder, Glendale Heights, IL

cranks but won't start,new alternator,cam sensor,crank sensor,battery,comp test no probs,cleaned plugs,new plug wires..getting fuel and spark,starter is fine..what else can it be??

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