Rodents Chew Subaru's Soy Wires
Rodents just can't resist the soy-derived wire coatings used in many Subaru vehicles. The chewed up wires are costing owners hundreds, and sometimes thousands of dollars in repairs but Subaru, like other automakers, insists this isn't a def…
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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 a month later she took the SUV back to the dealer because of a fuel odor and an illuminated check engine light.
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 global markets.