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2012 Subaru Legacy
2.5L 4-cyl Engine Code EJ253 Engine Code EJ253
170 bhp. @ 5600 rpm / Torque: 170 ft. lbs. @ 4000 rpm
16 Valves Single Overhead Camshaft Variable Valve Timing
2.5L - Flat 4-cyl (2457 cc) (Gasoline)
Compression Ratio: 10:1

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Product Cross Reference Guide: This product cross reference guide follows recommendations outlined in your owners manual and also reflects periodic service recommendation updates from the original equipment manufacturer for this particular model (2012 Subaru Legacy with engine code EJ253) show example...

For example, the manufacturer may have recommended 5W30 motor oil at the time of production (owners manual) & later revised the recommendation to 5W20. This guide will reflect latest recommendation by the manufacturer for this model. If there are no special instructions from the manufacturer, the owner can choose to follow either one of the recommendation without voiding warranty hide example.

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Operating Temperature Original equipment manufacturer (OEM) sometimes provide different product recommendations based on operating environment temperature for a given equipment. This product cross reference guide will list such recommendations based on OEM guidelines. Some OEM recommended viscosity pertaining to a specific temperature range may not be available from AMSOIL.

However, AMSOIL products recommended for another temperature range can be safely used because AMSOIL synthetic lubricants are engineered to provide exceptional performance for significantly broader temperature range when compared to conventional & or other brand synthetic oils. For more information on a lubricants cold temperature performance; please refer to "Pour Point" from "Technical Properties" table located at the bottom of each lubricant product page hide.
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  1. Engine Oil

    Grade 1  »  SM [1]
    Above -4 F  »  10W-30, 10W-40
    All TEMPS  »  5W-30, 5W-40 [2]
  2. Manual Transmission

    Manual Transmission, TY756 (6-SPD)  »  GL-5

    Above -22 F  »  85W
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Manual Transmission, TY756 (6-SPD)  »  GL-5

    Above 32 F  »  90
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTPK)

    Manual Transmission, TY756 (6-SPD)  »  GL-5

    All TEMPS  »  75W-90
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTPK)
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLPK)

    Manual Transmission, TY756 (6-SPD)  »  GL-5

    Below 90 F  »  80W
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation
  3. Automatic Transmission

    Automatic Transmission, TR690  »  VTF15

    Synthetic CVT Fluid (CVTQT)
  4. Front Differential

    Differential, Front  »  GL-5

    Above 23 F  »  90
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTPK)

    Differential, Front  »  GL-5

    Above -15 F  »  85W
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Differential, Front  »  GL-5

    All TEMPS  »  75W-90
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTPK)
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLPK)
  5. Rear Differential

    Differential, Rear VA-TYPE  »  GL-5

    All TEMPS  »  75W-90 [3]
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTPK)
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLPK)

    Differential, Rear VA-TYPE  »  GL-5

    Above -15 F  »  85W
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Differential, Rear VA-TYPE  »  GL-5

    Below 86 F  »  80W
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Differential, Rear VA-TYPE  »  GL-5

    Above 23 F  »  90
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTPK)

    Differential, Rear T-TYPE  »  GL-5

    Above -15 F  »  85W
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Differential, Rear T-TYPE  »  GL-5

    Above 23 F  »  90
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTPK)

    Differential, Rear T-TYPE  »  GL-5

    All TEMPS  »  75W-90 [3]
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTPK)
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLPK)

    Differential, Rear T-TYPE  »  GL-5

    Below 86 F  »  80W
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation
  6. Power Steering Fluid

  7. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HB

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [4]
  8. Clutch Fluid

    Clutch Fluid  »  HB

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [4]
  9. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] Synthetic oil recommended, But not required
    [2] SAE 5W-30 is preferred.
    [3] SAE 75W-90 is preferred.
    [4] Hydraulic Brake Fluid, DOT 3
    [5] DEXRON-III Automatic Transmission Fluid

  10. Fluid Capacities (drive train fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  4.4 quarts [1]
    Cooling System, With CVT Initial Fill  »  6.8 quarts
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Cooling System, With MTXL Initial Fill  »  6.9 quarts
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, TR690 Initial Fill  »  Not Specified
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    speed TR690  »  12.7 quarts
    Manual Transmission, TY756 (6-SPD)  »  7.8 pints
    Differential, Front  »  3 pints
    Differential, T-TYPE Rear  »  1.7 pints
    Differential, VA-TYPE Rear  »  1.7 pints
    ANTPC ANT ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
  11. Chassis Lubrication

    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
  12. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  31 ft/lbs [1]
    Manual Transmission Aluminum Gasket
    Drain Plug 33 ft/lbs
    Manual Transmission Copper Gasket
    Drain Plug 51 ft/lbs
    Manual Transmission Metal Gasket
    Drain Plug 51 ft/lbs

    Torque Specification Comments
    [1] Install a new washer on the drain bolt.

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  1. Filters: Oil, Air, Cabin, Fuel, Transmission, Hydraulic & Crankcase

    Oil Filter Ea® Oil Filter (EA15K12)  
    Oil Filter WIX 57712 Oil Filter [1]
    Air Filter WIX 49012 Air Filter  
    Cabin Air Filter WIX 24511 Cabin Air Filter (0) [2]
    Cabin Air Filter WIX 24483 Cabin Air Filter [3]
    Transmission Filter Ea® Oil Filter (EA15K12) [4]
    Transmission Filter WIX 51365 Oil Filter [5]

    Filter Comments
    [1] Manufacturer OE Recommended Oil Change Intervals
    [2] Charcoal Impregnated
    [3] Particulate
    [4] Spin-On Filter
    [5] Spin-On Filter
  2. Gasoline Engine Fuel Additives

    Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)
    AOBDominator Octane Boost (AOB)

    Maximizes power and improves performance in all two-cycle and four-cycle gasoline engines. Reduces engine knock, improves ignition and engine response, helps fuel burn cleaner and inhibits corrosion. Recommended for off-road and racing use. Packag...

    Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)
    ASTGasoline Stabilizer (AST)

    AMSOIL Gasoline Stabilizer (AST) reduces the oxidation process that occurs when fuel is stored for extended periods, improving performance, extending equipment life and decreasing maintenance expenses. Package sizes include: 16-oz. Bottle ...

    P.I Performance Improver (API)
    APIP.I Performance Improver (API)

    P.i. improves fuel mileage an average of 2.3% and up to 5.7%. Reduces emissions such as hydrocarbons (HC) up to 15%, carbon monoxide (CO) up to 26% and nitrous oxides (NOx) up to 17%. Restores power and performance. Reduces the need for costly higher...

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ASL5W-30 Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil (ASL)

The Top Tier of AMSOIL Synthetic Motor Oil. AMSOIL Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil delivers extraordinary lubrication in all types of automotive gasoline engines. Engineered for enthusiasts seeking maximum protection and performance. Precision-f...
XLF5W-30 Extended Life Synthetic Motor Oil (XLF)

AMSOIL XL Synthetic Motor Oil is the choice for those who want to do something extra for their vehicle. Its boosted formulation delivers extra cleaning power, outstanding wear control, excellent high and low temperature protection and exceptional fue...
OEF5W-30 OE Series Synthetic Motor Oil (OEF)

OE Synthetic Motor Oil is for mechanics and drivers seeking peace of mind protection and exceptional value in synthetic motor oil. It delivers 100 percent synthetic engine protection for advanced automotive technology, including turbochargers and dir...
AGLSEVERE GEAR 80W-90 (AGL)

A multi-functional lubricant designed to surpass the requirements of equipment and automotive applications calling for an SAE 80W-90 viscosity grade. Formulated with wax-free synthetic base oils and high-quality additives, AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® res...
SVG75W 90 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVG)

Formulated for the severe operating conditions of today’s pick-up trucks, SUVs, heavy equipment and other hard-working vehicles. AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Synthetic Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricants are premium grade gear oils specifically engi...
SVT75W-110 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVT)

AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Synthetic Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricants are engineered for high-demand applications, including trailer towing, heavy hauling, 4X4 off-road driving, commercial use and racing. Protects gears and bearings from scoring and wea...
CVTSynthetic CVT Fluid

CVT's require a unique transmission fluid with specialized frictional characteristics designed to ensure the belt or chain remains in contact with the pulleys without slipping. AMSOIL Synthetic CVT Fluid provides outstanding metal-to-metal frictional...
BFLVDOT 3 and 4 Synthetic Brake Fluid (BFLV)

*** This item is available for US customers only *** Brake fluid acts as a hydraulic fluid, transferring power and lubricating brake system components while also preventing corrosion. It must contend with extreme heat and the inevitable moi...
ATFSignature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF is engineered to outperform conventional automatic transmission fluids and exceed the performance requirements of most North American, European and Asian vehicles. This sophisticated formulation pro...
OTFOE Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid provides passenger-car/light-truck transmissions excellent wear protection, sludge resistance and extreme-temperature performance throughout original equipment manufacturer (OEM)-recommended drain inte...
ANTPCPassenger Vehicle Antifreeze (ANTPC)

Ethylene Glycol 50/50 Pre-Mix Formulation AMSOIL Passenger Car/Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant provides superior heat transfer and excellent protection against corrosion, freezing and boilover. It provides maximum protection in extreme temper...
ANTAntifreeze and Engine Coolant (ANT)

AMSOIL Antifreeze & Coolant (ANT) is a low-toxicity propylene glycol antifreeze formulated to provide benefits far beyond those found in today's conventional antifreeze and coolant products. This revolutionary formulation provides maximum antifre...
wix oil filterWIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Oil Filters

WIX Oil filters are made with full metal base plate for superior strength at the double seal & also feature a silicone anti-drainback valve. Glass enhanced media in WIX oil filters offers greater efficiency, capturing more 10 to 12 micron sized particles than other cellulose or synthetic blend medias.
wix air filterWIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Air Filters

WIX panel element air filters have a linear path through the filter for low airflow restriction & an exclusive pocket pleat for the filter media. Radial air filters are constructed of mesh screen on the inside wall diameter for element strength and media protection from backfire.
wix cabin filterWIX Cabin Air Filters

WIX offers high-efficiency cabin air filters for passenger cars, light trucks, heavy trucks, buses & off-highway vehicles. Trap & eliminate harmful microbes in the filter medium and reduce the opportunity for those microbes to be released into the air of vehicle occupants.
wix cabin filterWIX Cabin Air Filters

WIX offers high-efficiency cabin air filters for passenger cars, light trucks, heavy trucks, buses & off-highway vehicles. Trap & eliminate harmful microbes in the filter medium and reduce the opportunity for those microbes to be released into the air of vehicle occupants.
wix oil filterWIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Oil Filters

WIX Oil filters are made with full metal base plate for superior strength at the double seal & also feature a silicone anti-drainback valve. Glass enhanced media in WIX oil filters offers greater efficiency, capturing more 10 to 12 micron sized particles than other cellulose or synthetic blend medias.

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect/rotate
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
8
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
8
Labor Units:
0.21
Parts Units:
5.3
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A substance that lubricates and cools the moving parts of the engine and reduces corrosion and the formation of rust.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
8
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A cartridge-filled canister placed in an engine's lubricating system to strain dirt and abrasive materials out of the oil.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake lines, hoses & connections
Interval in Month(s):
15
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Tubes and their connections that carry brake fluid between the various components in a vehicle's brake system.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake system
Interval in Month(s):
15
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A vehicle's stopping mechanism comprised of a pedal connected to a hydraulic master cylinder that can actuate clamping and/or expanding devices at all four wheels that slow or stop a vehicle's rolling motion. Components in a basic brake system are the master cylinder, calipers and/or wheel cylinders, linings or pads or shoes, rotors and/or drums.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
CV joints
Interval in Month(s):
15
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Constant velocity joints, which are located on either end of the drive axles and transmit engine power while enabling full steering and suspension movement. Black accordion boots cover and protect these joints and hold lubricant.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Parking brake
Interval in Month(s):
15
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The mechanical brake connected by cables to either a ratcheting hand lever or foot pedal used to hold or apply a vehicle's rear and sometimes front brakes while left unattended or under conditions of hydraulic circuit failure. Sometimes referred to as the emergency brake.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Steering & suspension
Interval in Month(s):
15
Labor Units:
0.25
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A vehicle's steering is the collection of components that enable the operator to direct a vehicle in a desired direction. Suspension is the assemblage of joints, links and other components between a vehicle and its wheels.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect boots & seals
Item:
Drive axles
Interval in Month(s):
15
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a front-wheel drive vehicle or a rear-wheel drive vehicle with independent rear suspension, the short axles that connect the driven wheels with the driving force. Drive axles typically have CV (constant velocity)-joints on their ends.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Clutch
Interval in Month(s):
15
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A pedal-operated device that disconnects the engine from the manual transmission to allow a vehicle to change gears, and then allows the engine and transmission to resume contact and turn together at a new speed.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Cooling system hoses & connections
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of rubber hoses through which coolant flows from the radiator through the engine and cooling system.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Differential, rear
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
AWD
Description: A set of gears that transfers the power of the rotating driveshaft to drive wheels in front and rear-wheel-drive vehicles. The differential also allows each of the opposing wheels to turn at a different speed when cornering.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Fuel lines & hoses
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The tubing that carries fuel throughout a vehicle.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Timing belt
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A "toothed" belt that drives an overhead camshaft or camshafts (and in some vehicles a water pump).
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Check level
Item:
Manual transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling a manual transmission.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Fuel filter
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.4
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A replaceable metal or plastic canister that prevents particulate matter and most contaminants in the fuel from reaching the engine.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
1.4
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Inspect/replace
Item:
Wheel bearings
Interval in Month(s):
60
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The assemblies that permit smooth rotation between the wheel hub and spindle.
Distance:
105,000 miles (168,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Valve clearance
Interval in Month(s):
105
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The maximum amount of space between a rocker arm or cam and the part it contacts to actuate a valve.
Distance:
105,000 miles (168,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
105
Labor Units:
1.5
Parts Units:
2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
105,000 miles (168,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Timing belt
Interval in Month(s):
105
Labor Units:
3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A "toothed" belt that drives an overhead camshaft or camshafts (and in some vehicles a water pump).

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
2012-10-01
Bulletin Number:
WQC-39
NHTSA Item Number:
10047519

Component Description: Electrical system: software.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subaru: software change will not affect fuel economy or performance, even though a correction, for engine control module, has been developed for the deficiency in obdii system thermostat monitoring logic. Models 2011-2012 legacy, outback ( nhtsa item number - 10047519 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-10-01
Bulletin Number:
18-164-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10065063

Component Description: Equipment:other:owners/service/other manual.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10065063 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-10-01
Bulletin Number:
12-124-10R
NHTSA Item Number:
10065064

Component Description: Visibility:sun roof assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10065064 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-11-01
Bulletin Number:
16-85-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10065078

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm).

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10065078 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-12-01
Bulletin Number:
11-111-12R
NHTSA Item Number:
10065088

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10065088 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-12-01
Bulletin Number:
03-69-12R
NHTSA Item Number:
10065090

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10065090 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-12-01
Bulletin Number:
16-80-11R
NHTSA Item Number:
10065092

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10065092 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-12-01
Bulletin Number:
16-85-12R
NHTSA Item Number:
10065093

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10065093 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-12-01
Bulletin Number:
11-126-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10065096

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10065096 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-01-01
Bulletin Number:
07-72-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10065115

Component Description: (A) Structure., (B) Structure:body:roof and pillars.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10065115 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-01-01
Bulletin Number:
07-72-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10080206

Component Description: Visibility:sun roof assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin provides diagnosis and repair proced ( nhtsa item number - 10080206 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-02-01
Bulletin Number:
12-144-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10067839

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin provides an inspection and repair pr ( nhtsa item number - 10067839 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-02-01
Bulletin Number:
2-8-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10067841

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10067841 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-02-01
Bulletin Number:
12-117-10R
NHTSA Item Number:
10067847

Component Description: Visibility:sun roof assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10067847 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-02-01
Bulletin Number:
2-22-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10067854

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10067854 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-02-01
Bulletin Number:
RES
NHTSA Item Number:
10083598

Component Description: Electrical system:starter assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: It has come to our attention that there may be a p ( nhtsa item number - 10083598 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-02-01
Bulletin Number:
12-117-10R
NHTSA Item Number:
10083636

Component Description: Visibility:sun roof assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: If you encounter a customer complaint that water i ( nhtsa item number - 10083636 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-02-01
Bulletin Number:
WQFü]42A
NHTSA Item Number:
10083702

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: New subaru recall campaign: optional genuine subar ( nhtsa item number - 10083702 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-02-01
Bulletin Number:
WQF-42RP
NHTSA Item Number:
10083706

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subaru of america, inc. Has determined that a defe ( nhtsa item number - 10083706 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-03-01
Bulletin Number:
12-147-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10065122

Component Description: Wheels.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10065122 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-03-01
Bulletin Number:
WQE41M
NHTSA Item Number:
10085003

Component Description: Exterior lighting.

Service Bulletin Summary: "in order to remove the display of an open recall ( nhtsa item number - 10085003 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-03-01
Bulletin Number:
12-147-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10085103

Component Description: Wheels.

Service Bulletin Summary: The purpose of this bulletin is to provide a repai ( nhtsa item number - 10085103 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-04-01
Bulletin Number:
WQF-42
NHTSA Item Number:
10067084

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10067084 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-04-01
Bulletin Number:
WQF42
NHTSA Item Number:
10068207

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10068207 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-06-01
Bulletin Number:
15-152-12R
NHTSA Item Number:
10065781

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10065781 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-06-01
Bulletin Number:
18-172-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10084424

Component Description: Equipment:other:owners/service/other manual.

Service Bulletin Summary: The purpose of this bulletin is to provide a descr ( nhtsa item number - 10084424 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-06-01
Bulletin Number:
15-152-12R
NHTSA Item Number:
10085408

Component Description: Equipment:other:owners/service/other manual.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin contains illustrations of exchange c ( nhtsa item number - 10085408 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-08-01
Bulletin Number:
15-165-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10067011

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10067011 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-08-01
Bulletin Number:
15-152-12R
NHTSA Item Number:
10067012

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10067012 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-11-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-07-59-07R
NHTSA Item Number:
10054221

Component Description: (A) Exterior lighting:headlights:concealment devices., (B) Exterior lighting:tail lights.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subaru: the formation of moisture and/or condensation, inside of rear combination and headlamps, is temporary, and will evaporate when temperature rises inside lamps. Model all. No years listed. ( nhtsa item number - 10054221 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-11-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-11-135-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10054223

Component Description: (A) Electrical system., (B) Electrical system: software.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subaru: ecm is available for reprogramming files to address false cel/mil illumination and the diagnostic trouble code (dtc) p050a resulted from specific clutch operations and/or driving patterns after starting engine. Model 2011-2013 ( nhtsa item number - 10054223 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-11-01
Bulletin Number:
11-135-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10067049

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10067049 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-01-01
Bulletin Number:
16-90-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10067826

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:torque converter.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10067826 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-01-01
Bulletin Number:
16-91-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10067835

Component Description: Equipment:other:owners/service/other manual.

Service Bulletin Summary: This service information describes 2 corrections t ( nhtsa item number - 10067835 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-01-01
Bulletin Number:
16-90-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10080367

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:torque converter.

Service Bulletin Summary: "design change to lock-up type torque converter - ( nhtsa item number - 10080367 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-02-01
Bulletin Number:
12-164-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10067867

Component Description: Seats.

Service Bulletin Summary: Film residue removal from underside of front seat ( nhtsa item number - 10067867 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-03-01
Bulletin Number:
07-84-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10067878

Component Description: Structure.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10067878 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-03-01
Bulletin Number:
12-166-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10068297

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10068297 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-03-01
Bulletin Number:
12-166-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10085247

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: Revised l/front dash speaker grille ( nhtsa item number - 10085247 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-04-01
Bulletin Number:
02-155-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10084453

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:cooling system:hose.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin announces availability of a revised ( nhtsa item number - 10084453 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-05-01
Bulletin Number:
16-90-13R
NHTSA Item Number:
10068301

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10068301 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-05-01
Bulletin Number:
16-90-13R
NHTSA Item Number:
10084313

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Design change to lock-up type torque converter ( nhtsa item number - 10084313 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-06-01
Bulletin Number:
12-147-13R
NHTSA Item Number:
10068318

Component Description: Wheels.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10068318 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-06-01
Bulletin Number:
12-147-13R
NHTSA Item Number:
10084266

Component Description: Wheels.

Service Bulletin Summary: Pop sound from right rear wheel apron area - the p ( nhtsa item number - 10084266 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-02-155-14-R
NHTSA Item Number:
10056877

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subaru: information regarding replacement revision of air intake duct for turbocharger where insulator portion of duct separates from duct and leaks boost pressure, loss of power and increased sound levels occurs. Model 2005-12 legacy, ou ( nhtsa item number - 10056877 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-10-01
Bulletin Number:
03-67-12R
NHTSA Item Number:
10068645

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10068645 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-11-01
Bulletin Number:
02-158-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10068677

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline:belts and associated pulleys.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10068677 ).

Bulletin Date:
2015-01-01
Bulletin Number:
16-93-15
NHTSA Item Number:
10080781

Component Description: Electrical system: software.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin announces the availability of reprog ( nhtsa item number - 10080781 ).

Bulletin Date:
2015-01-01
Bulletin Number:
12-178-15
NHTSA Item Number:
10080902

Component Description: Latches/locks/linkages:hood:latch.

Service Bulletin Summary: This service information bulletin announces a chan ( nhtsa item number - 10080902 ).

Bulletin Date:
2015-02-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-04-14-15
NHTSA Item Number:
10057514

Component Description: Steering.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subaru: in order to address the concerns of increased steering effort, a design change to the power steering pump has been made. ( nhtsa item number - 10057514 ).

Bulletin Date:
2015-02-01
Bulletin Number:
15-178-15
NHTSA Item Number:
10083886

Component Description: Digital instrument panel.

Service Bulletin Summary: This service information bulletin provides recomme ( nhtsa item number - 10083886 ).

Bulletin Date:
2015-02-01
Bulletin Number:
04-14-15
NHTSA Item Number:
10083894

Component Description: Steering:hydraulic power assist:pump.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin announces availability of a design c ( nhtsa item number - 10083894 ).

Bulletin Date:
2015-05-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-06-49-15
NHTSA Item Number:
10059220

Component Description: (A) Service brakes, air:antilock:wheel speed sensor., (B) Service brakes, hydraulic:antilock:wheel speed sensor.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subaru: some wheel cleaners have acid, and abs wheel sensor harness retaining clips would either become broken or developed cracks and a new retaining clip, with polyproplylene, would be used instead. Model 2010-14 legacy, outback. ( nhtsa item number - 10059220 ).

Bulletin Date:
2015-06-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-07-91-15
NHTSA Item Number:
10059186

Component Description: Visibility/wiper (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Subaru: moisture is retained in composition of soldering flux and grease, in some vehicles, causing wipers to move intermittently or not parking correctly and wiper switch assembly needs to be replaced. Model 2010-12 legacy, outback. ( nhtsa item number - 10059186 ).

Bulletin Date:
2016-02-01
Bulletin Number:
06-49-15R
NHTSA Item Number:
10083909

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:antilock:wheel speed sensor.

Service Bulletin Summary: In response to isolated reports of cracked or brok ( nhtsa item number - 10083909 ).

Bulletin Date:
2016-02-01
Bulletin Number:
09-63-16
NHTSA Item Number:
10084125

Component Description: Fuel system, other:delivery.

Service Bulletin Summary: This service information bulletin serves as a remi ( nhtsa item number - 10084125 ).

Bulletin Date:
2016-02-01
Bulletin Number:
16-98-16
NHTSA Item Number:
10084141

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin announces availability of reprogramm ( nhtsa item number - 10084141 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

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1
Make(s):
SUBARU
Model(s):
IMPREZA, LEGACY, OUTBACK
Year(s):
2012
Manufacturer:
SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC.
NHTSA ID:
11V562000
Recall Date:
November 29th, 2011
Units Affected:
32,685

Affected Component: Service brakes, hydraulic:pedals and linkages.

Summary: Subaru is recalling certain model year 2012 impreza sedans and wagons (except wrx/sti models), manufactured from april 21, 2011, through november 15, 2011, and legacy and outback vehicles manufactured from october 17, 2011, through november 23, 2011. These vehicles may be equipped with a brake master cylinder that could malfunction and cause an increase in the amount of brake pedal travel distance required to slow or stop the vehicle. .

Conequence: The driver might misjudge the amount of brake pedal travel required to achieve the desired stopping distance. This could occur unexpectedly and without prior warning, increasing the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the brake master cylinder and if necessary, replace it, free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin during december 2011. Owners may contact subaru at 1-800-782-2783. .

Notes: Subaru safety recall number is wvy-35. Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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2
Make(s):
SUBARU
Model(s):
LEGACY, OUTBACK
Year(s):
2012
Manufacturer:
SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC.
NHTSA ID:
12V047000
Recall Date:
February 9th, 2012
Units Affected:
381

Affected Component: Air bags:side/window.

Summary: Subaru is recalling certain model year 2012 legacy and outback vehicles, manufactured from december 1, 2011, through december 23, 2011. These vehicles may be equipped with side curtain air bags that contain an incorrect propellant mixture for the initiator component used, resulting in insufficient output of compressed gas. .

Conequence: The side curtain air bags may not deploy, increasing the risk of injury. .

Remedy: Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace one or both side curtain air bag modules, free of february 21, 2012. Owners may contact subaru at 1-800-782-2783. .

Notes: Subaru's recall number is wvz-36. Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

#
3
Make(s):
SUBARU
Model(s):
IMPREZA, LEGACY, OUTBACK, XV CROSSTREK
Year(s):
2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Manufacturer:
Subaru of America, Inc.
NHTSA ID:
13V061000
Recall Date:
February 25th, 2013
Units Affected:
47,419

Affected Component: Electrical system | equipment.

Summary: Subaru is recalling certain model year 2010-2012 legacy and outback vehicles equipped with an automatic or cvt transmission and an audiovox remote engine starter (res) accessory, certain model year 2012-2013 impreza vehicles equipped with a cvt transmission and an audiovox remote engine starter (res) accessory, and certain model year 2013 xv crosstrek vehicles equipped with a cvt transmission and an audiovox remote engine starter (res) accessory. Additionally included are certain model year 2013 legacy and outback vehicles that may have received replacement res fobs. If the res fob is dropped, the fob may malfunction and randomly transmit an engine start request without pressing the button. .

Conequence: The engine may inadvertently start and run for up to fifteen minutes. The engine may continue to start and stop until the fob battery is depleted, or until the vehicle runs out of fuel. If the vehicle is parked in an enclosed area, there is a risk of carbon monoxide build-up which may cause headaches, dizziness or, in extreme cases, unconsciousness and/or asphyxiation. .

Remedy: Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the res key fobs, free of charge. The recall began on april 22, 2013. Owners may contact subaru at 1-800-782-2783 for more information. .

Notes: Original equipment keyless entry fobs integrated on the vehicle key are not affected. Subaru's recall campaign number is wqf-42. Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

#
4
Make(s):
SUBARU
Model(s):
LEGACY, OUTBACK
Year(s):
2012
Manufacturer:
Subaru of America, Inc.
NHTSA ID:
13V077000
Recall Date:
March 5th, 2013
Units Affected:
14

Affected Component: Visibility:sun roof assembly.

Summary: Subaru is recalling certain model year 2012 outback and legacy vehicles manufactured from april 6, 2011, through may 12, 2011. The moonroof glass may come loose or detach. The amount and position of the adhesive between the glass and retainer was inadequately applied. .

Conequence: The moonroof glass can loosen and detach from the vehicle during driving, resulting in a potential road hazard for other vehicles, increasing the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Subaru has notified the affected owners, and dealers will inspect the glass adhesion condition and either apply additional adhesive or replace the moonroof glass, free of charge. The safety recall began february 22, 2013. Owners may contact subaru at 1-800-782-2783. .

Notes: Subaru's recall campaign number is wvw-33. This is an expansion of nhtsa recall 11v-467. Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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5
Make(s):
SUBARU
Model(s):
LEGACY, OUTBACK
Year(s):
2012
Manufacturer:
Subaru of America, Inc.
NHTSA ID:
13V078000
Recall Date:
March 5th, 2013
Units Affected:
16

Affected Component: Visibility/wiper.

Summary: Subaru is recalling certain model year 2012 outback and legacy vehicles manufactured from april 6, 2011, through may 12, 2011. Components inside the wiper motor bottom cover may overheat. .

Conequence: If the components overheat, the wiper motor bottom cover may melt and potentially catch fire. .

Remedy: Subaru has notified all affected owners, and dealers will replace the front wiper motor bottom cover assembly free of charge. The safety recall began february 22, 2013. Owners may contact subaru at 1-800-782-2783. .

Notes: Subaru's recall campaign number is wvv-32. This is an expansion of nhtsa recall 11v-469. Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

#
6
Make(s):
SUBARU
Model(s):
LEGACY, OUTBACK
Year(s):
2015, 2016, 2017
Manufacturer:
Subaru of America, Inc.
NHTSA ID:
16V292000
Recall Date:
May 11th, 2016
Units Affected:
48,819

Affected Component: Steering:column.

Summary: Subaru of america, inc. (subaru) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 legacy and outback vehicles manufactured february 29, 2016, to may 6, 2016. The steering column on the affected vehicles may have been improperly machined, and as a result, turning the steering wheel may have no effect on the direction of the wheels. .

Conequence: The loss of steering ability would increase the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the lot number on the steering column, replacing the steering column, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began may 13, 2016. Owners may contact subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783 or by visiting http://www. Wtd65. Service-campaign. Com. Subaru's number for this recall is wtd-65. Note: until the vehicles have been inspected, owners are advised not to drive their vehicles. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

#
7
Make(s):
SUBARU
Model(s):
LEGACY, OUTBACK
Year(s):
2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Manufacturer:
Subaru of America, Inc.
NHTSA ID:
16V694000
Recall Date:
September 27th, 2016
Units Affected:
592,647

Affected Component: Visibility:windshield wiper/washer:motor.

Summary: Subaru of america, inc. (subaru) is recalling certain model year 2010-2014 legacy vehicles manufactured november 26, 2008, to june 7, 2013, and 2010-2014 outback vehicles manufactured january 9, 2009 to june 7, 2013. Due to contamination, components within the windshield wiper motor bottom cover may interfere with each other. If an obstruction, such as a buildup of snow or ice prevents the wiper arms from being able to stop in the parked position, the wiper motor may overheat and the bottom cover may melt. .

Conequence: If the windshield wiper motor overheats, the wipers may fail, reducing driver visibility and increasing the risk of a crash. Additionally, the wiper motor cover may melt, increasing the risk of a fire. .

Remedy: Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the windshield wiper motor bottom cover assembly, free of charge. The recall began october 2016. Owners may contact subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru's number for this recall is wtk-71. Note: this recall supersedes recall 11v-469. All vehicles that were remedied under that campaign are affected by this campaign, and need to have their wiper motor bottom cover replaced again. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

#
8
Make(s):
SUBARU
Model(s):
LEGACY, OUTBACK
Year(s):
2017
Manufacturer:
Subaru of America, Inc.
NHTSA ID:
16V716000
Recall Date:
October 6th, 2016
Units Affected:
54

Affected Component: Air bags:knee bolster | steering:column.

Summary: Subaru of america, inc. (subaru) is recalling certain model year 2017 legacy and outback vehicles manufactured september 21, 2016, to september 23, 2016. In the affected vehicles, the knee guard bracket may not be properly attached to the steering beam assembly. .

Conequence: If the knee guard is not properly attached and the driver is not wearing a seatbelt, the knee guard may not be able to properly restrain the driver's lower body in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury. .

Remedy: Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the knee guard welding on each vehicle's steering beam, replacing the beam as necessary, free of charge. The recall began november 14, 2016. Owners may contact subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru's number for this recall is wtl-72. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

#
9
Make(s):
SUBARU
Model(s):
BAJA, FORESTER, IMPREZA, LEGACY, OUTBACK, TRIBECA, WRX
Year(s):
2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Manufacturer:
Subaru of America, Inc.
NHTSA ID:
17V014000
Recall Date:
January 10th, 2017
Units Affected:
53,480

Affected Component: Air bags:passenger side frontal.

Summary: Subaru of america, inc. (subaru) is recalling certain 2005-2006 subaru baja, 2006-2011 impreza (including wrx and sti models), 2006-2012 tribeca, 2009-2012 forester, legacy, outback, and 2012 wrx vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in the states of alabama, california, florida, georgia, hawaii, louisiana, mississippi, south carolina, texas, puerto rico, american samoa, guam, the northern mariana islands (saipan), and the u. S. Virgin islands. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. .

Conequence: An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death. .

Remedy: Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began march 6, 2017. Owners may contact subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru's number for this recall is tka-17. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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