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1997 Subaru Legacy Recalls

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Most Recent 1997 Subaru Legacy Recall

On September 18, 2001, Subaru recalled 180,000 Subaru Legacy. 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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1997 Subaru Legacy Recall Details

Summary on September 18, 2001
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.
1 model affected
Summary on November 15, 2000
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.
1 model affected
Summary on June 29, 1998
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.
1 model affected
Summary on June 15, 1998
Vehicle description: passenger vehicles equipped with automatic transmissions. due to poor welds, ignition keys can stick, shift levers/linkages can break and shift levers can move.
1 model affected
Summary on April 27, 1998
Vehicle description: passenger vehicles. the throttle shaft ball bearing on the sensor side of the throttle body assembly was not installed in certain throttle bodies.
1 model affected
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