Turbocharged Engines Recalled to Stop Overheating Pump

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Scott McCracken
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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 secondary air injection pump caught fire. Subaru wanted to investigate the part but a fire department had already taken it. But by May 2015, Subaru learned of another pump catching on fire, and this time the automaker was able to look at the pump and confirm the underlying problem."

Subaru says a check engine light will warn drivers. But an even better warning might be all the smoke coming out of your hood. And remember, where there's smoke ...

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