Safety Ratings
2009 Subaru Tribeca
Front Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Rollover 4.0000
Number of Recalls2
Number of Complaints4
Number of Investigations0
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2009 Subaru Tribeca vehicles

2009 Subaru Tribeca (12/26/2012)  

Campaign Number: 12V602000

Component Name: EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.

Description: Subaru is recalling certain model year 2010 and 2011 Legacy and Outback vehicles, certain model year 2006 through 2012 Tribeca vehicles sold before January 2012, and certain model year 2009 through 2012 Forester vehicles sold before January 2012. Up to 78,650 of these vehicles may have been equipped with accessory puddle lights that, when illuminated, brighten the area under the doors of the vehicle. A short circuit can develop when either the puddle light or connector are exposed to an electrolytic moisture source (such as road spray that has road salt in it) and it penetrates the circuit board of the puddle light or the pins of the puddle light connector(s).

Defect: Over time, migration of the moisture into the circuit board and/or into the connector cavity, may result in a short circuit of the puddle light system. This may generate heat which may melt the plastic resulting in smoke or fire.

Corrective Action: Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will install an additional fused-harness, free of charge. The recall began February 19, 2013. Owners may contact Subaru at 1-800-782-2783 for more information.

2009 Subaru Tribeca (12/9/2008)  

Campaign Number: 08V645000

Component Name: ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL

Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.

Description: SUBARU IS RECALLING 5,130 MY 2008-2009 TRIBECA PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE VEHICLE DYNAMIC CONTROL (VDC) G-SENSOR WAS IMPROPERLY INSTALLED. THIS SENSOR IS DESIGNED TO BE MOUNTED IN A FORWARD FACING DIRECTION BUT MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED BACKWARDS DURING PRODUCTION.

Defect: IF THE SENSOR WAS IMPROPERLY INSTALLED, VEHICLE HANDLING CHARACTERISTICS DURING HARD BRAKING, SUDDEN TURNS OR OTHER QUICK MANEUVERS COULD CAUSE THE VEHICLE TO REACT IN AN UNEXPECTED MANNER OR RESULT IN UNSTABLE HANDLING. UNDER EXTREME CONDITIONS, THE DRIVER COULD LOSE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE AND A CRASH COULD OCCUR.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE POSITION OF THE VDC G-SENSOR. IF THE SENSOR IS FOUND TO BE INSTALLED CORRECTLY, NO FURTHER ACTION IS NEEDED. IF THE SENSOR IS FOUND TO BE INSTALLED INCORRECTLY (BACKWARDS), THE SENSOR WILL BE REMOVED AND REINSTALLED IN THE CORRECT POSITION. THE VDC SYSTEM WILL ALSO BE REPROGRAMMED TO ENSURE PROPER OPERATION. THE RECALLBEGAN ON DECEMBER 19, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.

2009 SUBARU TRIBECA for sale

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$14,953

2009 SUBARU TRIBECA LIMITED EDITION

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 76,758 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Palatine, IL
  • MPG: 16 City / 21 Hwy
  • 24 Days on Lot
$16,950

2009 SUBARU TRIBECA

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 74,123 Miles
  • Ext Color: Brown
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Seattle, WA
  • MPG: 16 City / 21 Hwy
  • 40 Days on Lot
$13,994

2009 SUBARU TRIBECA LIMITED EDITION

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 117,700 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Northumberland, PA
  • MPG: 16 City / 21 Hwy
  • 117 Days on Lot
$11,731
$11,941
Price Reduced!

2009 SUBARU TRIBECA LIMITED EDITION

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 129,322 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Quakertown, PA
  • MPG: 16 City / 21 Hwy
  • 34 Days on Lot
$14,995

2009 SUBARU TRIBECA LIMITED EDITION

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 61,615 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Naugatuck, CT
  • MPG: 16 City / 21 Hwy
  • 81 Days on Lot

2009 Subaru Tribeca Special Edition

$13,688

2009 SUBARU TRIBECA SPECIAL EDITION

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 91,830 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Surprise, AZ
  • MPG: 16 City / 21 Hwy
$11,899
$13,899
Price Reduced!

2009 SUBARU TRIBECA LIMITED EDITION

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 107,554 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Maple Shade, NJ
  • MPG: 16 City / 21 Hwy
  • 152 Days on Lot
$12,495
$12,995
Price Reduced!

2009 SUBARU TRIBECA LIMITED EDITION

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 102,247 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Sacramento, CA
  • MPG: 16 City / 21 Hwy
  • 59 Days on Lot

2009 Subaru Tribeca Special Edition

New Listing
$13,490

2009 SUBARU TRIBECA SPECIAL EDITION

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 60,847 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Schaumburg, IL
  • MPG: 16 City / 21 Hwy
$14,997

2009 SUBARU TRIBECA LIMITED EDITION

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 104,682 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Westfield, MA
  • MPG: 16 City / 21 Hwy
  • 85 Days on Lot
$12,500

2009 SUBARU TRIBECA SPECIAL EDITION

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 102,612 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Cheshire, CT
  • MPG: 16 City / 21 Hwy
  • 4 Days on Lot

2009 Subaru Tribeca Limited Edition

$13,929

2009 SUBARU TRIBECA LIMITED EDITION

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 90,131 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Kalkaska, MI
  • MPG: 16 City / 21 Hwy
$12,872

2009 SUBARU TRIBECA SPECIAL EDITION

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 74,723 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Stratford, CT
  • MPG: 16 City / 21 Hwy
  • 7 Days on Lot

2009 Subaru Tribeca Special Edition

$13,250

2009 SUBARU TRIBECA SPECIAL EDITION

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 102,678 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Tyler, TX
  • MPG: 16 City / 21 Hwy

2009 Subaru Tribeca Limited Edition

$14,999

2009 SUBARU TRIBECA LIMITED EDITION

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 75,113 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Columbia, SC
  • MPG: 16 City / 21 Hwy
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