Denso Fuel Pump Failure
The impellers inside of Denso branded fuel pumps may have been excessively exposed to a drying agent during manufacturing. This leads to them cracking, absorbing fuel, and deforming so badly that they stop sending fuel to the engine. Subaru…
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Where Fuel System Complaints Happen
Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.
- 2015 Legacy gas cap door will not open 8 (100%)
- 2002 Outback strong fuel odor 3 (38%)
- 2007 Forester engine light on can't find "leak" 2 (25%)
- 2014 Outback poor gas mileage 2 (25%)
- 2014 Outback hesitation at acceleration 2 (25%)
- 2001 Outback leak in fuel line 2 (25%)
- 2015 Legacy electronic fuel history display inaccurate 2 (25%)
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.…keep reading
Subaru did the right thing by recalling over 200,000 vehicles
that are at risk of stalling out because of a defect in their Denso fuel pumps. But did they skip over another 188,000 vehicles with the same risks?…keep 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't go far enough.…keep reading
A group of 2019 models equipped with Denso low-pressure fuel pumps have been recalled after multiple reports of the engine stalling out.
The impellers inside the pumps may have been excessively exposed to a drying agent during manufacturing.…keep 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 lines under higher ambient temperatures.
When vapor builds up, the fuel pressure goes down which leads to rough idling, stalling, or even a problem starting the engine.…keep reading
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 propeller shaft to the rear differential. The automaker blames the problem on an improper use of the torque wrench.
Looks like somebody in the Subaru factory is going back to "Torque Wrench 101." So how do some loose nuts lead to a fire? It's simple, really.…keep reading