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1990 Subaru Legacy Recalls

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Most Recent 1990 Subaru Legacy Recall

On June 24, 1994, Subaru recalled 31,295 Subaru Legacy. When the vehicle is driven continuously under extremely cold temperatures (-22 degrees f.) and high humidity weather conditions, the transmission breathing (air) vent can be blocked due to moisture freezing at the oil level gauge. if this occurs, pressure inside the transmission case will increase and push out the rear oil seal, causing transmission oil leakage. the lack of lubrication can burn the internal components of the transmission, cause the transmission to seize and the vehicle to come to a sudden stop.
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1990 Subaru Legacy Recall Details

Summary on June 24, 1994
When the vehicle is driven continuously under extremely cold temperatures (-22 degrees f.) and high humidity weather conditions, the transmission breathing (air) vent can be blocked due to moisture freezing at the oil level gauge. if this occurs, pressure inside the transmission case will increase and push out the rear oil seal, causing transmission oil leakage. the lack of lubrication can burn the internal components of the transmission, cause the transmission to seize and the vehicle to come to a sudden stop.
Summary on July 5, 1991
Under certain load conditions, the park gear may not disengage immediately when the transmission lever is moved from park to reverse.
Summary on December 5, 1990
The defroster lever pin of the defroster shutter door may become dislocated and allow the shutter to close, preventing defroster from functioning.
Summary on December 5, 1990
Torque of latch screws on front doors may loosen over time due to a gap between the latch base plate and inner door panel under the screw head.
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