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Subaru's recall covered 2019 models but failed to include cars with the same fuel pumps dating back to 2013. … 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 says the rear seat belt assemblies in the 2019 Crosstrek aren't going to properly protect people in a crash. They believe the pawl springs were improperly installed in about 5,500 vehicles.
The faulty pawl springs can cause the webbi … 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
Subaru is recalling 27,000 model year 2010-2014 Legacy and Outback vehicles because the electronic parking brake might not engage. All the recalled cars have manual transmissions.
Subaru found a capacitor on the circuit board and/or the ac … 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
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 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 windshield. Luckily, Subaru unintentionally came up with … continue reading
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 vehicles are equipped with knee guard brackets … continue reading
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 starts falling off real quick when bolts come undone. The … 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
Subaru owners are being told to park their cars and not drive until they can get it fixed. Why?
"Turning the steering wheel (of the 2016-2017 Subaru Legacy and Outback) may have no effect on the direction of the wheels"
Oh, that … 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
Let's face it --- there are a lot of dangerous things that can go wrong with your car. Having your hood fly open and slam into the windshield while driving? That definitely ranks up there.
Subaru is recalling 77,000 Tribecas for that exact … continue 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 aut … continue reading
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 deformed inside the propeller shaft yoke, a problem th … 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
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
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 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-Don't; at least until you get your trailer hitc … 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