Outback News Archive

  1. 2018

    1. October

    2. January

  2. 2017

    1. November

    2. February

      • 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:

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  3. 2016

    1. October

      • 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 ...

      • This year’s Farmer’s Almanac predicts winter to be a long, cold slap in the face. Especially for those of us in the northern areas.

        My least favorite part of winter? Scraping the darn wi...

      • Subaru is issuing a recall for some loose knee guards that are there to provide additional protection for drivers wearing their seat belts in a crash.

        “The 2017 Subaru Legacy and Outback...

    2. September

      • Bolts on the 2017 Outback’s front brake calipers, wheel hubs, and right stabilizer clamps, weren’t properly tightened during assembly.

        You don’t have to be a craftsman to know, stuff sta...

    3. May

    4. January

      • 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 ...

  4. 2015

    1. December

      • Subaru is recalling 3,200 brand new vehicles for a problem that could eventually lead to a fire.

        “Subaru says proper tightening procedures weren’t followed for the nuts that secure the p...

    2. August

      • Subaru has recalled some 2015-2016 Legacys and Outbacks for a manufacturing error in the propeller shaft connected to the transmission.

        “[Subaru] says the seal cap and seal may be deform...

      • Being able to see the road clearly is one the cornerstones to a successful day of driving. That’s probably why some Legacy and Outback owners are so fed up with their dashboards.

        A propo...

    3. July

      • Police say a Chevy Camaro driver lost control of his vehicle (ya think?), went airborne and ended up on top of a 2014 Subaru Outback in a Tennessee parking lot. If I owned that Subaru my anger w...

      • 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 ...

    4. June

    5. January

  5. 2014

    1. October

      • Subaru owners are known for their outdoor enthusiasm and can often be seen towing everything from wave-runners to snowmobiles. But next time you want to haul that Ski-Doo I’d recommend you Ski-D...

    2. July

      • 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 ...