A couple months back a proposed class-action lawsuit asked for additional protections for all Canadian citizens with defective Denso fuel pumps in their vehicles. Well, almost all citizens.
The class-members inclused all qualifying owners o … continue reading
Subaru's recall covered 2019 models but failed to include cars with the same fuel pumps dating back to 2013. … continue reading
Preliminarily approved in Septemmber 2019, the settlement was just waiting on the final go-ahead. … continue reading
Last month Denso announced that nearly 2 million of its low-pressure fuel pumps will need to be recalled before they cause the engine to stall. The recall will replace the pumps in certain vehicles but a new Canadian lawsuit says that doesn … continue reading
Deformed impellers inside of the fuel pumps can stop sending fuel to the engine, leading to engines that won't start or stall out in the middle of the road. … continue reading
Subaru is recalling 783,000 vehicles to replace dangerous Takata airbag inflators. This campaign is part of an industry-wide effort involving more than a dozen automakers and 1.7 million vehicles. The chemical inside of Takata airbag inflat … continue reading
A lawsuit filed in New Jersey is tired of waiting around for software updates to Subaru’s STARLINK system to solve any of the wide ranging problems owners are experiencing.
Subaru customers also complain about turning off the engines with … continue reading
Whoever had January 20th in the how long will it take for Subaru to have its first Takata recall in 2018 pool, step forward to claim your prize.
The automaker is recalling 230,000 vehicles to replace their passenger-side airbag inflators. T … continue reading
After some prodding, Subaru has decided to extend the warranty on their Lineartronic CVT.
“A Subaru transmission warranty extension has been issued for 2010-2015 Legacy and Outback, 2012-2015 Impreza, 2013-2015 Crosstrek, 2014-2015 Crosstr … continue reading
Subaru has been sued over its use of a soy-based wire coating, which one owner claims is attracting rodents and leading to thousands of dollars in damage.
“Plaintiff Joy Diane Shuey says she purchased a new 2015 Subaru Forester, but about … continue reading
Are winterized fuels to blame for the stalling engines in 2017 Imprezas? If you ask Subaru, that's what they'll tell you.
According to the automaker, while the car is stopped or moving slowly the winterized fuel begins to vaporize in the li … continue reading
The rear view camera systems in some 2017 Imprezas weren't installed with enough memory, causing the screens to go blank or freeze up. Subaru will recall more than 25,000 of the 2017 Imprezas to fix the issue.
While both situations are frus … continue reading
Subaru may want you to feel the freedom but even they can't escape a Takata recall.
By now I'm guessing you've heard about the dangers of Takata airbags, but here's a quick recap:
Over time, Takata's airbag inflators are susceptible to moi … continue reading
Subaru is recalling some turbocharged vehicles from the 2007-2013 model years. Those engines have a secondary air injection pump that can overheat, melt, and catch fire.
"...the automaker received another report and this time the seco … continue reading
This latest round of recalls has been split into what the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is calling "zones" across the country. See the full list of recalled vehicles.
Takata's metal inflators are at risk o … continue reading
Burning through a quart of oil every 2,500 miles is a drag. Blowing up your engine because you pushed it to 2,600 miles is an even bigger drag. So it's no wonder Subaru owners filed a lawsuit in 2014 over worn out piston rings, excessive oi … continue reading
Subaru has agreed to settle a lawsuit that says certain cars require a small fortune to keep the engine full of oil. The plaintiffs say there aren't enough dead dinosaurs and other fossil fuels to keep these engines fed.
The original lawsui … continue reading
Over 50,000 Subaru Foresters, XV Crosstreks and Impreza vehicles are subject to a new recall program in Australia for a manufacturing defect in the steering column. It’s not known if these vehicles will be recalled in the U.S. or other glob … continue reading
TorqueNews.com has an update on the Girard Gibbs Law Group class-action suit which accuses Subaru FB engines of burning through too much oil. The update includes a Q&A that might be helpful to owners.
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Did you hear about the strange recall Subaru issued for the 2012 Impreza? It involves airbags, metal and phone chargers.
"Subaru is recalling the cars after finding what can only be described as a strange cause for the airbag failures … continue reading
Subaru's EyeSight has been caught napping on the job.
EyeSight is Subaru's advanced collision avoidance system that is always looking ahead and making sure the path is clear. Well, except when it's not. A defective switch that activates the … continue reading
An occupant classification system needs to be able to identify any passenger in the front seat --- yes, even the ones that put their feet on your dashboard. That identification is used to determine whether or not to deploy the airbag in a c … continue reading
Well that didn't work.
By that I mean Subaru's recall of 660,000 vehicles for rusted brake lines that could cause a sudden loss of braking. Turns out the fix didn't work for almost 200,000 vehicles that will need to be recalled for a second … continue reading
Subaru is recalling 660,000 cars with brake lines that can rust out due to road salt. The recall only affects Subarus sold in cold-weather states ... so basically all of them. This isn't Subaru's first brake line rusting rodeo, either. Full … continue reading