See Also: 2002 Subaru Impreza Outback Sport

2002 Subaru Outback

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2002 Subaru Outback
Available in 7 styles:  Outback 4dr AWD Sedan Ltd shown
Asking Price Range
$2,346–$9,234
Estimated MPG

20–22 city / 26–27 hwy

NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

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Outback

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

Recall number: 13E065000
Recall date: 11/29/2013

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.

Corrective Action:

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.


FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

Recall number: 13E065000
Recall date: 11/29/2013

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.

Corrective Action:

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.


FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

Recall number: 13E065000
Recall date: 11/29/2013

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.

Corrective Action:

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.


FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

Recall number: 13E065000
Recall date: 11/29/2013

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.

Corrective Action:

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.


FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

Recall number: 13E065000
Recall date: 11/29/2013

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.

Corrective Action:

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.


FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

Recall number: 13E065000
Recall date: 11/29/2013

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.

Corrective Action:

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.


FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

Recall number: 13E065000
Recall date: 11/29/2013

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.

Corrective Action:

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.


VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES

Recall number: 04V128000
Recall date: 03/16/2004

Problem Summary:

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER SEDANS, WAGONS, AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE CRUISE CONTROL CABLE COULD COME OUT OF ITS TRACK ON THE CRUISE CONTROL LEVER AND LODGE ON THE CONTROL LEVER TAB WHEN THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL IS RELEASED. IF THIS CONDITION OCCURS, THE THROTTLE WILL NOT RETURN TO THE IDLE POSITION AND WILL REMAIN IN AN OPEN POSITION.

Consequence:

IF THIS OCCURS DURING VEHICLE OPERATION, THE DRIVER COULD LOSE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A CRUISE CONTROL CABLE RETAINING CLIP TO THE CRUISE CONTROL LEVER TAB ON THE THROTTLE SHAFT IN ORDER TO PREVENT THE CRUISE CONTROL CABLE FROM COMING OUT OF ITS TRACK. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON APRIL 12, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 04/12/2004.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 03/15/2000 and 02/19/2004.


VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES

Recall number: 04V128000
Recall date: 03/16/2004

Problem Summary:

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER SEDANS, WAGONS, AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE CRUISE CONTROL CABLE COULD COME OUT OF ITS TRACK ON THE CRUISE CONTROL LEVER AND LODGE ON THE CONTROL LEVER TAB WHEN THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL IS RELEASED. IF THIS CONDITION OCCURS, THE THROTTLE WILL NOT RETURN TO THE IDLE POSITION AND WILL REMAIN IN AN OPEN POSITION.

Consequence:

IF THIS OCCURS DURING VEHICLE OPERATION, THE DRIVER COULD LOSE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A CRUISE CONTROL CABLE RETAINING CLIP TO THE CRUISE CONTROL LEVER TAB ON THE THROTTLE SHAFT IN ORDER TO PREVENT THE CRUISE CONTROL CABLE FROM COMING OUT OF ITS TRACK. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON APRIL 12, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 04/12/2004.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 03/15/2000 and 02/19/2004.


VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES

Recall number: 04V128000
Recall date: 03/16/2004

Problem Summary:

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER SEDANS, WAGONS, AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE CRUISE CONTROL CABLE COULD COME OUT OF ITS TRACK ON THE CRUISE CONTROL LEVER AND LODGE ON THE CONTROL LEVER TAB WHEN THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL IS RELEASED. IF THIS CONDITION OCCURS, THE THROTTLE WILL NOT RETURN TO THE IDLE POSITION AND WILL REMAIN IN AN OPEN POSITION.

Consequence:

IF THIS OCCURS DURING VEHICLE OPERATION, THE DRIVER COULD LOSE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A CRUISE CONTROL CABLE RETAINING CLIP TO THE CRUISE CONTROL LEVER TAB ON THE THROTTLE SHAFT IN ORDER TO PREVENT THE CRUISE CONTROL CABLE FROM COMING OUT OF ITS TRACK. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON APRIL 12, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 04/12/2004.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 03/15/2000 and 02/19/2004.


VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES

Recall number: 04V128000
Recall date: 03/16/2004

Problem Summary:

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER SEDANS, WAGONS, AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE CRUISE CONTROL CABLE COULD COME OUT OF ITS TRACK ON THE CRUISE CONTROL LEVER AND LODGE ON THE CONTROL LEVER TAB WHEN THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL IS RELEASED. IF THIS CONDITION OCCURS, THE THROTTLE WILL NOT RETURN TO THE IDLE POSITION AND WILL REMAIN IN AN OPEN POSITION.

Consequence:

IF THIS OCCURS DURING VEHICLE OPERATION, THE DRIVER COULD LOSE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A CRUISE CONTROL CABLE RETAINING CLIP TO THE CRUISE CONTROL LEVER TAB ON THE THROTTLE SHAFT IN ORDER TO PREVENT THE CRUISE CONTROL CABLE FROM COMING OUT OF ITS TRACK. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON APRIL 12, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 04/12/2004.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 03/15/2000 and 02/19/2004.


VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES

Recall number: 04V128000
Recall date: 03/16/2004

Problem Summary:

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER SEDANS, WAGONS, AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE CRUISE CONTROL CABLE COULD COME OUT OF ITS TRACK ON THE CRUISE CONTROL LEVER AND LODGE ON THE CONTROL LEVER TAB WHEN THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL IS RELEASED. IF THIS CONDITION OCCURS, THE THROTTLE WILL NOT RETURN TO THE IDLE POSITION AND WILL REMAIN IN AN OPEN POSITION.

Consequence:

IF THIS OCCURS DURING VEHICLE OPERATION, THE DRIVER COULD LOSE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A CRUISE CONTROL CABLE RETAINING CLIP TO THE CRUISE CONTROL LEVER TAB ON THE THROTTLE SHAFT IN ORDER TO PREVENT THE CRUISE CONTROL CABLE FROM COMING OUT OF ITS TRACK. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON APRIL 12, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 04/12/2004.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 03/15/2000 and 02/19/2004.


VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES

Recall number: 04V128000
Recall date: 03/16/2004

Problem Summary:

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER SEDANS, WAGONS, AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE CRUISE CONTROL CABLE COULD COME OUT OF ITS TRACK ON THE CRUISE CONTROL LEVER AND LODGE ON THE CONTROL LEVER TAB WHEN THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL IS RELEASED. IF THIS CONDITION OCCURS, THE THROTTLE WILL NOT RETURN TO THE IDLE POSITION AND WILL REMAIN IN AN OPEN POSITION.

Consequence:

IF THIS OCCURS DURING VEHICLE OPERATION, THE DRIVER COULD LOSE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A CRUISE CONTROL CABLE RETAINING CLIP TO THE CRUISE CONTROL LEVER TAB ON THE THROTTLE SHAFT IN ORDER TO PREVENT THE CRUISE CONTROL CABLE FROM COMING OUT OF ITS TRACK. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON APRIL 12, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 04/12/2004.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 03/15/2000 and 02/19/2004.


VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES

Recall number: 04V128000
Recall date: 03/16/2004

Problem Summary:

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER SEDANS, WAGONS, AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE CRUISE CONTROL CABLE COULD COME OUT OF ITS TRACK ON THE CRUISE CONTROL LEVER AND LODGE ON THE CONTROL LEVER TAB WHEN THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL IS RELEASED. IF THIS CONDITION OCCURS, THE THROTTLE WILL NOT RETURN TO THE IDLE POSITION AND WILL REMAIN IN AN OPEN POSITION.

Consequence:

IF THIS OCCURS DURING VEHICLE OPERATION, THE DRIVER COULD LOSE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A CRUISE CONTROL CABLE RETAINING CLIP TO THE CRUISE CONTROL LEVER TAB ON THE THROTTLE SHAFT IN ORDER TO PREVENT THE CRUISE CONTROL CABLE FROM COMING OUT OF ITS TRACK. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON APRIL 12, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 04/12/2004.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 03/15/2000 and 02/19/2004.


SUSPENSION:REAR

Recall number: 03V153000
Recall date: 04/22/2003

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.

Corrective Action:

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.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 07/14/2003.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 05/01/1999 and 04/30/2002.


SUSPENSION:REAR

Recall number: 03V153000
Recall date: 04/22/2003

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.

Corrective Action:

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.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 07/14/2003.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 05/01/1999 and 04/30/2002.


SUSPENSION:REAR

Recall number: 03V153000
Recall date: 04/22/2003

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.

Corrective Action:

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.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 07/14/2003.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 05/01/1999 and 04/30/2002.


SUSPENSION:REAR

Recall number: 03V153000
Recall date: 04/22/2003

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.

Corrective Action:

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.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 07/14/2003.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 05/01/1999 and 04/30/2002.


SUSPENSION:REAR

Recall number: 03V153000
Recall date: 04/22/2003

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.

Corrective Action:

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.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 07/14/2003.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 05/01/1999 and 04/30/2002.


SUSPENSION:REAR

Recall number: 03V153000
Recall date: 04/22/2003

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.

Corrective Action:

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.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 07/14/2003.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 05/01/1999 and 04/30/2002.


SUSPENSION:REAR

Recall number: 03V153000
Recall date: 04/22/2003

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.

Corrective Action:

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.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 07/14/2003.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 05/01/1999 and 04/30/2002.


POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Recall number: 02V282000
Recall date: 10/30/2002

Problem Summary:

CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY AND PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS WERE PRODUCED WITH AN IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED TRANSMISSION PARKING ROD. WHEN THE TRANSMISSION SELECTOR LEVER IS PLACED IN THE "P" (PARK) POSITION, THE TRANSMISSION PARK MECHANISM, THAT IS INTENDED TO HOLD YOUR VEHICLE, MAY NOT ENGAGE.

Consequence:

THE VEHICLE COULD THEN MOVE/ROLL WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION PARKING ROD ASSEMBLY. OWNER NOTIFICATION JANUARY 8, 2003. AN INTERIM OWNER NOTIFICATION WILL BE SENT DURING NOVEMBER 2002. 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.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 01/08/2003.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 06/01/2001 and 09/30/2002.


POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Recall number: 02V282000
Recall date: 10/30/2002

Problem Summary:

CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY AND PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS WERE PRODUCED WITH AN IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED TRANSMISSION PARKING ROD. WHEN THE TRANSMISSION SELECTOR LEVER IS PLACED IN THE "P" (PARK) POSITION, THE TRANSMISSION PARK MECHANISM, THAT IS INTENDED TO HOLD YOUR VEHICLE, MAY NOT ENGAGE.

Consequence:

THE VEHICLE COULD THEN MOVE/ROLL WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION PARKING ROD ASSEMBLY. OWNER NOTIFICATION JANUARY 8, 2003. AN INTERIM OWNER NOTIFICATION WILL BE SENT DURING NOVEMBER 2002. 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.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 01/08/2003.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 06/01/2001 and 09/30/2002.


POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Recall number: 02V282000
Recall date: 10/30/2002

Problem Summary:

CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY AND PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS WERE PRODUCED WITH AN IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED TRANSMISSION PARKING ROD. WHEN THE TRANSMISSION SELECTOR LEVER IS PLACED IN THE "P" (PARK) POSITION, THE TRANSMISSION PARK MECHANISM, THAT IS INTENDED TO HOLD YOUR VEHICLE, MAY NOT ENGAGE.

Consequence:

THE VEHICLE COULD THEN MOVE/ROLL WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION PARKING ROD ASSEMBLY. OWNER NOTIFICATION JANUARY 8, 2003. AN INTERIM OWNER NOTIFICATION WILL BE SENT DURING NOVEMBER 2002. 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.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 01/08/2003.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 06/01/2001 and 09/30/2002.


POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Recall number: 02V282000
Recall date: 10/30/2002

Problem Summary:

CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY AND PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS WERE PRODUCED WITH AN IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED TRANSMISSION PARKING ROD. WHEN THE TRANSMISSION SELECTOR LEVER IS PLACED IN THE "P" (PARK) POSITION, THE TRANSMISSION PARK MECHANISM, THAT IS INTENDED TO HOLD YOUR VEHICLE, MAY NOT ENGAGE.

Consequence:

THE VEHICLE COULD THEN MOVE/ROLL WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION PARKING ROD ASSEMBLY. OWNER NOTIFICATION JANUARY 8, 2003. AN INTERIM OWNER NOTIFICATION WILL BE SENT DURING NOVEMBER 2002. 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.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 01/08/2003.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 06/01/2001 and 09/30/2002.


POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Recall number: 02V282000
Recall date: 10/30/2002

Problem Summary:

CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY AND PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS WERE PRODUCED WITH AN IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED TRANSMISSION PARKING ROD. WHEN THE TRANSMISSION SELECTOR LEVER IS PLACED IN THE "P" (PARK) POSITION, THE TRANSMISSION PARK MECHANISM, THAT IS INTENDED TO HOLD YOUR VEHICLE, MAY NOT ENGAGE.

Consequence:

THE VEHICLE COULD THEN MOVE/ROLL WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION PARKING ROD ASSEMBLY. OWNER NOTIFICATION JANUARY 8, 2003. AN INTERIM OWNER NOTIFICATION WILL BE SENT DURING NOVEMBER 2002. 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.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 01/08/2003.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 06/01/2001 and 09/30/2002.


POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Recall number: 02V282000
Recall date: 10/30/2002

Problem Summary:

CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY AND PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS WERE PRODUCED WITH AN IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED TRANSMISSION PARKING ROD. WHEN THE TRANSMISSION SELECTOR LEVER IS PLACED IN THE "P" (PARK) POSITION, THE TRANSMISSION PARK MECHANISM, THAT IS INTENDED TO HOLD YOUR VEHICLE, MAY NOT ENGAGE.

Consequence:

THE VEHICLE COULD THEN MOVE/ROLL WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION PARKING ROD ASSEMBLY. OWNER NOTIFICATION JANUARY 8, 2003. AN INTERIM OWNER NOTIFICATION WILL BE SENT DURING NOVEMBER 2002. 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.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 01/08/2003.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 06/01/2001 and 09/30/2002.


POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Recall number: 02V282000
Recall date: 10/30/2002

Problem Summary:

CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY AND PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS WERE PRODUCED WITH AN IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED TRANSMISSION PARKING ROD. WHEN THE TRANSMISSION SELECTOR LEVER IS PLACED IN THE "P" (PARK) POSITION, THE TRANSMISSION PARK MECHANISM, THAT IS INTENDED TO HOLD YOUR VEHICLE, MAY NOT ENGAGE.

Consequence:

THE VEHICLE COULD THEN MOVE/ROLL WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION PARKING ROD ASSEMBLY. OWNER NOTIFICATION JANUARY 8, 2003. AN INTERIM OWNER NOTIFICATION WILL BE SENT DURING NOVEMBER 2002. 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.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 01/08/2003.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 06/01/2001 and 09/30/2002.


SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER

Recall number: 02V079000
Recall date: 03/12/2002

Problem Summary:

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDERS MAY NOT FUNCTION PROPERLY IN AMBIENT TEMPERATURES BELOW FREEZING 32 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT AND LOWER).

Consequence:

AT THESE TEMPERATURES, THE BRAKES MAY NOT RELEASE AFTER BEING APPLIED, EVEN WHEN THE DRIVER'S FOOT IS NO LONGER ON THE BRAKE PEDAL. THIS CAN OCCUR WITHOUR PRIOR WARNING, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE MASTER CYLINDERS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 21, 2002. 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.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 03/21/2002.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 02/08/2002 and 03/01/2002.


SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER

Recall number: 02V079000
Recall date: 03/12/2002

Problem Summary:

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDERS MAY NOT FUNCTION PROPERLY IN AMBIENT TEMPERATURES BELOW FREEZING 32 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT AND LOWER).

Consequence:

AT THESE TEMPERATURES, THE BRAKES MAY NOT RELEASE AFTER BEING APPLIED, EVEN WHEN THE DRIVER'S FOOT IS NO LONGER ON THE BRAKE PEDAL. THIS CAN OCCUR WITHOUR PRIOR WARNING, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE MASTER CYLINDERS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 21, 2002. 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.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 03/21/2002.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 02/08/2002 and 03/01/2002.


SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER

Recall number: 02V079000
Recall date: 03/12/2002

Problem Summary:

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDERS MAY NOT FUNCTION PROPERLY IN AMBIENT TEMPERATURES BELOW FREEZING 32 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT AND LOWER).

Consequence:

AT THESE TEMPERATURES, THE BRAKES MAY NOT RELEASE AFTER BEING APPLIED, EVEN WHEN THE DRIVER'S FOOT IS NO LONGER ON THE BRAKE PEDAL. THIS CAN OCCUR WITHOUR PRIOR WARNING, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE MASTER CYLINDERS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 21, 2002. 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.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 03/21/2002.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 02/08/2002 and 03/01/2002.


SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER

Recall number: 02V079000
Recall date: 03/12/2002

Problem Summary:

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDERS MAY NOT FUNCTION PROPERLY IN AMBIENT TEMPERATURES BELOW FREEZING 32 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT AND LOWER).

Consequence:

AT THESE TEMPERATURES, THE BRAKES MAY NOT RELEASE AFTER BEING APPLIED, EVEN WHEN THE DRIVER'S FOOT IS NO LONGER ON THE BRAKE PEDAL. THIS CAN OCCUR WITHOUR PRIOR WARNING, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE MASTER CYLINDERS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 21, 2002. 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.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 03/21/2002.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 02/08/2002 and 03/01/2002.


SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER

Recall number: 02V079000
Recall date: 03/12/2002

Problem Summary:

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDERS MAY NOT FUNCTION PROPERLY IN AMBIENT TEMPERATURES BELOW FREEZING 32 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT AND LOWER).

Consequence:

AT THESE TEMPERATURES, THE BRAKES MAY NOT RELEASE AFTER BEING APPLIED, EVEN WHEN THE DRIVER'S FOOT IS NO LONGER ON THE BRAKE PEDAL. THIS CAN OCCUR WITHOUR PRIOR WARNING, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE MASTER CYLINDERS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 21, 2002. 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.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 03/21/2002.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 02/08/2002 and 03/01/2002.


SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER

Recall number: 02V079000
Recall date: 03/12/2002

Problem Summary:

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDERS MAY NOT FUNCTION PROPERLY IN AMBIENT TEMPERATURES BELOW FREEZING 32 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT AND LOWER).

Consequence:

AT THESE TEMPERATURES, THE BRAKES MAY NOT RELEASE AFTER BEING APPLIED, EVEN WHEN THE DRIVER'S FOOT IS NO LONGER ON THE BRAKE PEDAL. THIS CAN OCCUR WITHOUR PRIOR WARNING, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE MASTER CYLINDERS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 21, 2002. 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.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 03/21/2002.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 02/08/2002 and 03/01/2002.


SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER

Recall number: 02V079000
Recall date: 03/12/2002

Problem Summary:

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDERS MAY NOT FUNCTION PROPERLY IN AMBIENT TEMPERATURES BELOW FREEZING 32 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT AND LOWER).

Consequence:

AT THESE TEMPERATURES, THE BRAKES MAY NOT RELEASE AFTER BEING APPLIED, EVEN WHEN THE DRIVER'S FOOT IS NO LONGER ON THE BRAKE PEDAL. THIS CAN OCCUR WITHOUR PRIOR WARNING, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE MASTER CYLINDERS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 21, 2002. 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.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 03/21/2002.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 02/08/2002 and 03/01/2002.


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