TIPS0919 – 2019 September TechTIPS Newsletter – Subaru

NHTSA ID Number: 10165543

Manufacturer Communication Number: Subaru TECHTIPS

Summary

Subaru Service and Technical Support Line Newsletter.

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WUL-97R – Brake Pedal Bracket Mounting Bolt Inspection – 2020 Subaru Legacy & Outback

September 18, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V664000

Loose or Missing Brake Pedal Mounting Bracket Bolt

A missing or loose bolt may cause the brake pedal mounting area to deform over time, which can reduce braking performance and increase the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V664

Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected 3,467

 

Summary

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2020 Outback and Legacy vehicles. The brake pedal mounting bracket may have a missing or insufficiently tightened bolt.

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WUI-94R – STOP SALE: Propeller Shaft – 2019 Subaru Ascent

July 10, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V519000

Driveshaft may Disconnect

If the front end of the driveshaft separates, it can increase the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V519

Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 166

 

Summary

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2019 Ascent vehicles. The center support bolts for the driveshaft may loosen, possibly resulting in the front portion of the driveshaft disconnecting.

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WUH-93 – Front Duct Panel Spot Weld – 2019 Subaru Legacy & Outback

June 26, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V493000

Improperly Applied Spot Welds

In the event of a crash, the reduced strength of the vehicle body may increase the risk of injury.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V493

Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.

Components STRUCTURE

Potential Number of Units Affected 2,107

 

Summary

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2019 Legacy and Outback vehicles. Spot welds located on the duct below the cowl panel may have been improperly applied, impacting the vehicle’s body strength.

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WUG-92 – Left Rear Door Glass Replacement – 2019 Subaru Crosstrek

May 30, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V404000

Window Glass Improperly Tempered/FMVSS 205

Improperly tempered glass can shatter into large pieces, increasing the risk of injury.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V404

Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.

Components VISIBILITY

Potential Number of Units Affected 256

 

Summary

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2019 Crosstrek vehicles. The driver’s side rear-door window glass may be improperly tempered. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 205, “Glazing Materials.”

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