Subaru Issues

The most common Subaru problems

Subaru-common-problems

Problems solved during Subaru’s recalls do not usually determine the reliability of the vehicle itself. Even the common-recalled model can be a good choice, and vice versa.

It is good to be informed, however, what problems the manufacturer has recalled most often. At least to know whether the defect was corrected by the previous owner, when buying a second-hand car. You should check your vehicle VIN with your nearest Subaru dealer using our special page.



The most common Subaru faults by keywords

Airbags

subaru-tribeca-2014-recall-airbag 11. 5. 2018

Subaru Tribeca (2006 - 2014)

  MY 2006 - 2014
There is a defect in the gas generator of the passenger airbag. In case of deployment of the airbag, ...
     64
SUBARU-Legacy-2009-recall 22. 10. 2017

Subaru Legacy (2004 - 2009)

  MY 2004 - 2009
In the event of deployment of the passenger airbag, the inflator could burst leading to uncontrolled ...
     219
1. 7. 2016

Subaru Impreza (2012)

  MY 2012
Due to incorrect functioning of the load cell of the occupancy sensor system on the passenger’ ...
     499
subaru-impreza-2006-recall 19. 6. 2015

Subaru Impreza (2004 - 2007)

  1. 1. 2004 - 31. 12. 2007
The front passenger’s side frontal airbag may rupture potentially causing injury to the occupa ...
     518

End of Airbags Sumary

Brakes

End of Brakes Sumary

Engine

subaru-forester-2014-recall 26. 10. 2014

Subaru Forester (2013 - 2014)

  MY 2013 - 2014
Spontaneous pre-ignition in the combustion chamber may damage an internal element of the engine, cau ...
     367

End of Engine Sumary

Gearbox

End of Gearbox Sumary

Suspension

End of Suspension Sumary

Steering

End of Steering Sumary

Fuel Tank

End of Fuel Tank Sumary

Bodywork

29. 7. 2016

Subaru Tribeca (2006 - 2014)

  2006 – 2014
The hook in the bonnet safety system may not engage with the safety lock pin of the bonnet lock syst ...
     442

End of Bodywork Sumary

Electronic

Subaru-Forester-2010-recall 8. 12. 2017

Subaru Forester (2009 - 2010)

  MY 2009 - 2010
A faulty relay could cause the secondary air-injection pump to malfunction and overheat. This could ...
     149
Subaru-Impreza-WRX_STI-2010 8. 12. 2017

Subaru Impreza / WRX STi (2008 - 2014)

  MY 2008 - 2014
A faulty relay could cause the secondary air-injection pump to malfunction and overheat. This could ...
     448
subaru-outback-2012-recall 8. 12. 2017

Subaru Outback (2010 - 2012)

  MY 2010 - 2012
A faulty relay could cause the secondary air-injection pump to malfunction and overheat. This could ...
     130
Subaru-Legacy-2010-recall 8. 12. 2017

Subaru Legacy (2010 - 2012)

  MY 2010 - 2012
A faulty relay could cause the secondary air-injection pump to malfunction and overheat. This could ...
     116
subaru-forester-2013 26. 2. 2016

Subaru Forester (2013 - 2014)

  MY 2013 - 2014
The wiring harness could become damaged where it is in contact with part of the steering column asse ...
     424
subaru-impreza-xv 26. 2. 2016

Subaru Impreza XV (2012 - 2014)

  MY 2012 - 2014
The wiring harness could become damaged where it is in contact with part of the steering column asse ...
     403
subaru-forester-2014-recall 26. 10. 2014

Subaru Forester (2013 - 2014)

  MY 2013 - 2014
Spontaneous pre-ignition in the combustion chamber may damage an internal element of the engine, cau ...
     367

End of Electronic Sumary

Door Locks

End of Door Locks Sumary

Stabilization

End of Stabilization Sumary

Seat Belts

End of Seat Belts Sumary

Fuel

End of Fuel Sumary

Seats

End of Seats Sumary

Headlamps

End of Headlamps Sumary

Tyres

End of Tyres Sumary



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