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Subaru owners say their vehicles are surging forward when trying to shift into PARK, even with a foot firmly on the brake pedal. The automaker continues to blame drivers for the incidents, propmting a second class-action lawsuit to be filed … continue reading
A proposed class-action that says Subaru installed 'secret software' to de-tune certain turbocharged engines during a 2016 emissions recall is still alive in court, but barely. … continue reading
Subaru vehicles are accelerating on their own and the automaker's claim that owners are to blame isn't going over well. A new class-action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of owners with cars that may have unintended acceleration problems. … continue reading
A lawsuit says that the Subaru WRX suffers from sudden engine failure due to piston detonation, a well-known cause of damage to the piston and piston ringlands. The proposed class-action includes all current and former owners or lessees of … continue reading
A new lawsuit accuses Subaru of using a 2016 emissions recall as a cover to secretly update engine software meant to prevent surging and stalling issues. If true, that’s both devious and cunning because ”by calling it an official emissions … continue reading
A class-action lawsuit alleges that Subaru’s high-performance engines, found in WRX and WRX STI vehicles, can’t create enough lubrication to properly protect the engines from failing.
…the engines allegedly have severe problems with oil lu … 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
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
Owners of a turbocharged WRX or Forester may want to put the brakes on for a while.
"The 2015-2016 Subaru WRX and Forester 2.0XT have turbocharger air intake ducts that may crack and cause problems with engine performance while drivin … 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
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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