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2005 Subaru Outback Recalls

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Most Recent 2005 Subaru Outback Recall

On December 1, 2014, Subaru recalled 12,569 Subaru Outback. Subaru of america, inc. (subaru) is recalling certain model year 2003-2005 legacy, outback, baja, 2004-2005 impreza (including wrx/sti), and 2005 saab 9-2x vehicles sold, or ever registered, in geographic locations associated with high absolute humidity. specifically, vehicles sold, or ever registered, in puerto rico, hawaii, the u.s. virgin islands, guam, saipan, american samoa, florida and adjacent counties in southern georgia, as well as the coastal areas of alabama, louisiana, mississippi and texas. upon deployment of the passenger side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.
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2005 Subaru Outback Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on December 1, 2014

A ruptured passenger airbag inflator can result in injury.

This recall schedule has not yet been announced, designated repairs will be performed free of charge by each vehicle's respective dealer. If your car is located in a region with high humidity, or you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. Subaru's number for this recall is WQP-51.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 1, 2014

Certain vehicles are being recalled because the driver and/or passenger airbag inflator may rupture upon deployment. Vehicle occupants could be struck by metal fragments resulting in personal injury.

As of this writing Subaru has not yet released a notification schedule for this recall. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your Subaru dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 10, 2014

In certain cold weather states where salt is used to clear icy roads, brake lines may corrode and develop a brake fluid leak, affecting safe operation of the brakes.

Subaru notified owners of affected vehicles starting in July 2014. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The Subaru recall number is WQK-47.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 27, 2013

In areas where salt is used to de-ice the roads, corrosion can develop on the brake lines, resulting in brake fluid loss, and a potential for reduced braking efficiency.

Subaru doesn't have a timeline for owner notification. If your brake light is on, check the brake fluid level and top up according to your owners manual. If you believe your car is not stopping properly, please don't drive your car and call your Subaru dealer for instruction.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 11, 2004

On some vehicles the side curtain airbags may not deploy correctly, increasing the risk of injury.

Subaru will notify customers of affected vehicles beginning June 11, 2004. If you have not been contacted and feel your car falls under this recall. You should contact your local dealer. It is helpful to have your VIN Vehicle Identification Number ready when doing so.