Recall Notice

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1997 Subaru Outback (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.

1997 Subaru Outback (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.

1997 Subaru Outback (2/20/1998)  

Campaign Number: 98V042000

Component Name: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)

Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.

Description: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS. DUE TO POOR WELDS, IGNITION KEYS CAN STICK, SHIFT LEVERS/LINKAGES CAN BREAK AND SHIFT LEVERS CAN MOVE.

Defect: THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE UNEXPECTED MOVEMENT OF THE VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH OR PROPERTY DAMAGE.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER ASSEMBLIES (EXCEPT THE HANDLE GRIP).

1997 Subaru Outback (2/20/1998)  

Campaign Number: 98V035000

Component Name: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.

Description: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE THROTTLE SHAFT BALL BEARING ON THE SENSOR SIDE OF THE THROTTLE BODY ASSEMBLY WAS NOT INSTALLED IN CERTAIN THROTTLE BODIES.

Defect: OPERATION OF A VEHICLE WITH A MISSING THROTTLE SHAFT BEARING CAN EVENTUALLLY LEAD TO AN INCOMPLETE RETURN OF THE THROTTLE VALVE RESULTING IN A HIGH IDLING CONDITION.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE THROTTLE BODY AND REPLACE THE THROTTLE ASSEMBLY IF THE BEARING IS MISSING.

1997 SUBARU OUTBACK for sale

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1997 Subaru Outback

$3,999

1997 SUBARU OUTBACK

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 173,747 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Emmaus, PA

1997 Subaru Outback OW

$3,991

1997 SUBARU OUTBACK OW

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 155,514 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Richmond, VA

1997 Subaru Outback OW

$5,000

1997 SUBARU OUTBACK OW

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 137,749 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Louisville, KY
$4,495

1997 SUBARU OUTBACK OW

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 123,953 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Roseville, CA
  • 115 Days on Lot
$6,975

1997 SUBARU OUTBACK

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 110,410 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Kirkland, WA
  • 8 Days on Lot

1997 Subaru Outback Limited Edition

$3,991

1997 SUBARU OUTBACK LIMITED EDITION

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 177,234 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Longmont, CO
  • 21 Days on Lot
$4,499
$4,999
Price Reduced!

1997 SUBARU OUTBACK

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 121,289 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Davis, CA
  • 55 Days on Lot

1997 Subaru Outback

$1,815

1997 SUBARU OUTBACK

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 193,360 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Hutchinson, MN

1997 Subaru Outback

$1,398

1997 SUBARU OUTBACK

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 108,748 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Stratford, CT
  • 11 Days on Lot

1997 Subaru Outback Limited Edition

$3,995

1997 SUBARU OUTBACK LIMITED EDITION

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 139,000 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: N/A

1997 Subaru Outback Limited Edition

$2,999

1997 SUBARU OUTBACK LIMITED EDITION

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 151,529 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Bealeton, VA
  • 403 Days on Lot

1997 Subaru Outback Limited Edition

$2,950

1997 SUBARU OUTBACK LIMITED EDITION

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 193,210 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Portland, OR
  • 17 Days on Lot

1997 Subaru Outback Limited Edition

$2,450

1997 SUBARU OUTBACK LIMITED EDITION

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 144,244 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Hollywood, FL
$1,995

1997 SUBARU OUTBACK LIMITED EDITION

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Lehighton, PA
  • 76 Days on Lot

1997 Subaru Outback Limited Edition

$4,500

1997 SUBARU OUTBACK LIMITED EDITION

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Federal Way, WA
  • 959 Days on Lot
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