SUBARU LEGACY 1997: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Make : SUBARU Model : LEGACY Year : 1997
Build Dates : 1996-08-09 - 1997-03-21
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 98V035000
Date Owner's Notified: 1998-04-27 Date Received by ODI: 1998-02-20 Date Added to Database: 1998-02-27
Manufacturers Involved: Subaru of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 61115
Summary:
      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.
Consequence:
      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.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE THROTTLE BODY AND REPLACE THE THROTTLE ASSEMBLY IF THE BEARING IS MISSING.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN APRIL 27, 1998. 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.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.