April 2, 2002
Subaru Has Recalled the 2002 Legacy Outback
- Subaru Has Recalled the 2002 Legacy Outback
because the brake master cylinders may not function properly.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1252
Manufactured: 02/2002 - 03/2002
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDERS MAY NOT
FUNCTION PROPERLY IN AMBIENT TEMPERATURES BELOW FREEZING 32 DEGREES
FAHRENHEIT AND LOWER).
IN TEMPERATURES BELOW FREEZING, THE BRAKES MAY NOT RELEASE AFTER BEING
APPLIED, EVEN WHEN YOUR FOOT IS NO LONGER ON THE BRAKE PEDAL. THIS CAN OCCUR
WITHOUR PRIOR WARNING, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A CRASH.
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE MASTER CYLINDERS. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO
BEGIN DURING APRIL 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.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 02V079000b.
Regarding Auto Recalls
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auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.
Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
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