September 10, 2002
Subaru Has Recalled the 2003 Subaru Legacy, Outback
- Subaru Has Recalled the 2003 Subaru Legacy, Outback because the
aluminum wheels may have an off-center diameter.
Number of Units Affected: 100
Manufactured: 08/2002 - 08/2002
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 6-CYLINDER ENGINES, THE ALUMINUM
WHEELS MAY HAVE AN OFF-CENTER DIAMETER.
THIS CAN RESULT IN THE EVENTUAL LOOSENING OF THE WHEEL HUB-NUTS DURING
VEHICLE USAGE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
DEALERS WILL REPLACE ALL 4 ALUMINUM WHEELS. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED
TO BEGIN DURING SEPTEMBER 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: 02V235000.
Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list
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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