2013 Subaru Tribeca Recalls

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

  • Recall Number
    16V060000
    Recall Date
    02/03/2016
    Component
    STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD
    Summary

    Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain model year 2006-2014 Tribeca vehicles manufactured November 16, 2004, to January 27, 2014. Due to a possible malfunction of the hood safety system and hood lock system, the hood may open unexpectedly while driving.

    Consequence

    If the hood unexpectedly opens while driving, it may interfere with the driver's visibility, increasing the risk of a crash.

    What Owners Should Do

    Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will complete this recall in two phases. Phase one will involve inspection, cleaning, and lubricating the hood safety and hood lock systems. If after this is performed the hood latch does not operate properly, it will be replaced with a new current style part. Phase two will involve installing an improved hood safety system and hood lock system. Interim notification was mailed March 4, 2016. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru's number for this recall is WQX-59 (phase one) and WQY-60 (phase two).

  • Recall Number
    16V060000
    Recall Date
    02/03/2016
    Component
    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH
    Summary

    Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain model year 2006-2014 Tribeca vehicles manufactured November 16, 2004, to January 27, 2014. Due to a possible malfunction of the hood safety system and hood lock system, the hood may open unexpectedly while driving.

    Consequence

    If the hood unexpectedly opens while driving, it may interfere with the driver's visibility, increasing the risk of a crash.

    What Owners Should Do

    Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will complete this recall in two phases. Phase one will involve inspection, cleaning, and lubricating the hood safety and hood lock systems. If after this is performed the hood latch does not operate properly, it will be replaced with a new current style part. Phase two will involve installing an improved hood safety system and hood lock system. Interim notification was mailed March 4, 2016. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru's number for this recall is WQX-59 (phase one) and WQY-60 (phase two).

  • Recall Number
    13V336000
    Recall Date
    08/01/2013
    Component
    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
    Summary

    SUBARU OF AMERICA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2014 LEGACY 3.6R AND OUTBACK 3.6R AND 2013 TRIBECA VEHICLES MANUFACTURED JUNE 12, 2013, THROUGH JUNE 28, 2013 AND EQUIPPED WITH 5-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE PARKING ROD MAY COME LOOSE INSIDE THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION.

    Consequence

    AS A RESULT OF THE PARKING ROD DETACHING, THE TRANSMISSION MAY NOT BE ABLE TO BE MOVED FROM THE "PARK" POSITION PREVENTING THE VEHICLE FROM BEING MOVED OR DRIVEN. FURTHERMORE, EVEN WITH THE TRANSMISSION SHIFTED INTO THE 'PARK' POSITION, THE PARKING MECHANISM MAY NOT ENGAGE, AND THE VEHICLE MAY ROLL AWAY WHILE IN THE "PARK" POSITION, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    What Owners Should Do

    SUBARU WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TRANSMISSION, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN BY THE END OF AUGUST 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783. SUBARU'S RECALL NUMBER IS WQJ-46.

What Should You Do?

Contact your dealer as soon as possible
Every recall is serious, so it’s important that you contact an authorized service center as soon as possible to make an appointment to get it fixed.