Safety Ratings
1996 Subaru Legacy
Front Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Number of Recalls4
Number of Complaints129
Number of Investigations3
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 1996 Subaru Legacy vehicles

1996 Subaru Legacy (6/25/2001)  

Campaign Number: 01V216000

Component Name: SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS

Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.

Description: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH FRONT COIL SPRINGS ORIGINALLY SOLD IN OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE STATES OF CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, KENTUCKY, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW YORK, NEW JERSEY, NEW HAMPSHIRE, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, VIRGINIA, WEST VIRGINIA, AND WISCONSIN, AND IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. THE FRONT COIL SPRINGS WERE PRODUCED WITH POOR PAINT QUALITY WHICH, AFTER CONTINUED EXPOSURE TO CORROSIVE SALT, CAN RESULT IN BREAKAGE OF THE SPRING.

Defect: DEPENDING ON THE LOCATION OF THE FRACTURE, A BROKEN SPRING COULD MOVE PAST THE SPRING SEAT AND CONTACT A FRONT TIRE. SOME TIRES HAVE DEFLATED DUE TO CONTACT WITH A BROKEN SPRING.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL NOTIFIY CUSTOMERS TO BRING THEIR VEHICLE TO AN AUTHORIZE DEALERSHIP TO HAVE A SPRING GUARD INSTALLED ON BOTH FRONT STRUTS TO PREVENT TIRE PUNCTURE AND REPLACE ANY BROKEN SPRINGS FREE OF CHARGE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 18, 2001. 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.

1996 Subaru Legacy (5/15/2000)  

Campaign Number: 00I002000

Component Name: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.

Description: THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SAFETY ACT. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. SOME OF THESE VEHICLES HAVE AN ALTERNATOR PROBLEM THAT CAN RESULT IN A LOSS OF CHARGING CAPABILITY.

Defect: IF THE ALTERNATOR FAILS, THE ALTERNATOR WARNING TELLTALE WILL ALERT THE DRIVER TO THE PROBLEM, GIVING AMPLE OPPORTUNITY TO SEEK REPAIR BEFORE A LOSS OF BATTERY POWER, WHICH, IF THE WARNING WERE IGNORED, COULD ULTIMATELY RESULT IN A LOSS OF VEHICLE POWER (ENGINE STALL).

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ALTERNATOR WITH A MODIFIED ALTERNATOR. OWNERS WILL ALSO BE CAUTIONED THAT, SHOULD THE ALTERNATOR TELLTALE WARNING LAMP ILLUMINATE, THEY MUST SEEK IMMEDIATE REPAIR TO AVOID THE EVENTUAL LOSS OF ELECTRICAL POWER, WHICH COULD RESULT IN AN ENGINE STALL.

1996 Subaru Legacy (12/11/1998)  

Campaign Number: 98V315000

Component Name: AIR BAGS

Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.

Description: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. INADVERTENT AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT CAN OCCUR AFTER UNDERCARRIAGE CONTACT OF THE TOW HOOKS WITH CURBS, DIPS, SPEEDBUMPS, POTHOLES, ETC.

Defect: UNEXPECTED AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT COULD RESULT IN PERSONAL INJURY.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE FRONT TOW HOOKS.

1996 Subaru Legacy (5/4/1998)  

Campaign Number: 98V091000

Component Name: SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY:HANGER,BRACKET

Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.

Description: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER STATION WAGON, SEDAN AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. DUE TO IMPROPER WELDING, FRACTURES CAN OCCUR ON THE SUPPORT BRACKET OF THE FRONT TRANSVERSE LINK.

Defect: SUCH FRACTURES CAN RESULT IN PARTIAL OR COMPLETE SEPARATION OF THE BRACKET CAUSING A FAILURE OF THE LOWER SUSPENSION MOUNTING, LEADING TO A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE IF NECESSARY THE FRONT SUSPENSION SUPPORT BRACKETS.

1996 SUBARU LEGACY for sale

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1996 Subaru Legacy L

$3,995

1996 SUBARU LEGACY L

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 127663 Miles
  • Ext Color: Brown
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Salem, OR
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

1996 Subaru Legacy L

New Listing
Contact Dealer For Pricing

1996 SUBARU LEGACY L

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Coeur D Alene, ID
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

1996 Subaru Legacy LS

$2,690

1996 SUBARU LEGACY LS

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 214558 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Salt Lake City, UT
  • MPG: 21 City / 29 Hwy

1996 Subaru Legacy L

$4,975

1996 SUBARU LEGACY L

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 112520 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Englewood, CO
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

1996 Subaru Legacy LS

$6,000
Price Reduced

1996 SUBARU LEGACY LS

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 82474 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Roseville, MI
  • MPG: 21 City / 29 Hwy

1996 Subaru Legacy Brighton

$2,500

1996 SUBARU LEGACY BRIGHTON

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 230450 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Denver, CO
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

1996 Subaru Legacy L

$5,995

1996 SUBARU LEGACY L

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 68307 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Corvallis, OR
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

1996 Subaru Legacy L

$1,495
Price Reduced

1996 SUBARU LEGACY L

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 247159 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Dillsburg, PA
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

1996 Subaru Legacy L

$3,495

1996 SUBARU LEGACY L

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 150234 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Portland, OR
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

1996 Subaru Legacy L

$2,495

1996 SUBARU LEGACY L

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 154850 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Sacramento, CA
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

1996 Subaru Legacy L

$1,850

1996 SUBARU LEGACY L

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: Brown
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Tacoma, WA
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

1996 Subaru Legacy L

New Listing
$2,995

1996 SUBARU LEGACY L

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 180000 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Manhattan, KS
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

1996 Subaru Legacy L

$5,995

1996 SUBARU LEGACY L

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 147514 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Toledo, OH
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

1996 Subaru Legacy L

New Listing
$985

1996 SUBARU LEGACY L

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 222490 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Twin Falls, ID
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

1996 Subaru Legacy L

$1,995

1996 SUBARU LEGACY L

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 208072 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Grand Junction, CO
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy
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