Recalls for 2000 Subaru Legacy

There are currently 4 recalls for your car.


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Bring your car to a dealer immediately. Recalls are issued because the defect might make the car unsafe in some way. Your nearby service center can help verify if the repairs can be performed free of charge.

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls


Recall Number: 13E065000

Recall Date: 11/29/2013

Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

Problem Summary: AIRTEX PRODUCTS LP (AIRTEX) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL E8598M, E8518M, E8600M, E8596M, AND E8597M FUEL PUMPS MANUFACTURED JULY 26, 2013, AND JULY 29, 2013 AND USED AS AFTERMARKET REPLACEMENTS ON SUBARU BAJA'S, OUTBACK'S AND LEGACY'S. THE AFFECTED FUEL PUMPS WERE SOLD OR INSTALLED INTO THE AFTERMARKET APPLICATIONS ON OR AFTER JULY 26, 2013, AND MAY MAY LEAK FUEL FROM THE BASE OF A FUEL LINE CONNECTION WHEN THE GAS TANK IS FULL.

Consequence: A FUEL LEAK IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE INCREASES THE RISK OF A FIRE.

What Owners Should Do: AIRTEX WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND WILL REPLACE THE FUEL PUMP, FREE OF CHARGE. RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON JANUARY 2, 2014. CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT AIRTEX AT 1-800-880-3056. THIS RECALL IS BEING CONDUCTED BY AIRTEX, NOT BY SUBARU.

Recall Number: 03V153000

Recall Date: 04/22/2003

Component: SUSPENSION:REAR

Problem Summary: THIS RECALL APPLIES TO CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES ORIGINALLY SOLD IN OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE STATES OF CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, KENTUCKY, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, VIRGINIA, WEST VIRGINIA, WISCONSIN, AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. CERTAIN REAR SUSPENSION SUBFRAME COMPONENTS WERE PRODUCED WITH POOR PAINT QUALITY WHICH, AFTER CONTINUED EXPOSURE TO CORROSIVE ROAD SALTS FOR A PERIOD OF SEVERAL YEARS, COULD RESULT IN RUST-OUT OF THE COMPONENT AND POSSIBLE BREAKAGE OF THE SUBFRAME.

Consequence: IF SUCH BREAKAGE OCCURS WHILE THE VEHICLE IS BEING OPERATED, CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE COULD BE AFFECTED, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: DEALERS WILL CLEAN AND RUST-PROOF THE REAR SUSPENSION SUBFRAME. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 14, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.

Recall Number: 00V091000

Recall Date: 03/24/2000

Component: STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY

Problem Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE LEFT-SIDE STEERING KNUCKLE ARM WAS INCORRECTLY ASSEMBLED.

Consequence: THIS CONDITION COULD RESULT IN A LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL.

What Owners Should Do: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE TORQUE ON THE LEFT SIDE TIE-ROD END CASTLE NUT AND INSTALL A NEW COTTER PIN.

Recall Number: 99V249000

Recall Date: 09/17/1999

Component: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:CENTER SUPPORT BEARING

Problem Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SEDAN L MODEL PASSENGER VEHICLES. ANTI-RUST COATING WAS INCORRECTLY APPLIED TO THE TRANSVERSE LINK MOUNTING SURFACE OF THE VEHICLE BODY. OVER TIME THE COATING SHRINKS, CAUSING A TORQUE DECREASE OF THE BOLT THAT SECURES THE TRANSVERSE LINK BRACKET TO THE VEHICLE BODY.

Consequence: THIS CAN RESULT IN LOOSENING OF THE BRACKET AND SUBSEQUENT SEPARATION OF THE TRANSVERSE LINK FROM THE VEHICLE FRAME.

What Owners Should Do: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE VEHICLES AND, IF NECESSARY, REMOVE THE ANTI-RUST COATING UNDER THE MOUNTING LOCATION OF THE LEFT TRANSVERVE LINK MOUNTING BRACKET BOLT AND RETORQUE THE MOUNTING BOLT TO THE REQUIRED TORQUE.

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