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Subaru Tribeca – Common problems

Common problems for the Subaru Tribeca

Some problems will only occur after many years of operation, others are related to technical solutions and forced the manufacturer to issue a recall. In the following overview, you will find the most common problems for the Subaru Tribeca, for which Subaru has announced a recall through the EU Rapex system. For recalls and faults found in the UK scroll down.

If the problem is corrected in time, it may not affect the overall reliability of your Subaru Tribeca. However, the fault can often remain unresolved because the previous owner didn´t know about the recall or ignored the manufacturer’s letter.

The good news is that automakers usually provide unlimited time to correct such defects for free. Check to see if all of the potential problems with your Subaru Tribeca have been resolved in the past. How to do it, we give advice on a special page.


Latest Tribeca’s Issues in the EU

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11 May 2018

There is a defect in the gas generator of the passenger airbag. In case of deployment of the airbag, uncontrolled inflation … .

29 July 2016

The hook in the bonnet safety system may not engage with the safety lock pin of the bonnet lock system. The … .

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

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Latest Tribeca’s Issues in the UK


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