SUBARU LEGACY 2002: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

Make : SUBARU Model : LEGACY Year : 2002
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13E065000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2013-11-29 Date Added to Database: 2013-12-05
Manufacturers Involved: Subaru of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 397
Summary:
      Airtex Products LP "Airtex" is recalling certain model E8598M, E8518M, E8600M, E8596M, and E8597M fuel pumps manufactured July 26, 2013, and July 29, 2013 and used as aftermarket replacements on Subaru Baja's, Outback's and Legacy's. The affected fuel pumps were sold or installed into the aftermarket applications on or after July 26, 2013, and may may leak fuel from the base of a fuel line connection when the gas tank is full.
Consequence:
      A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      Airtex will notify owners, and will replace the fuel pump, free of charge. Recall is expected to begin on January 2, 2014. Customers may contact Airtex at 1-800-880-3056. The recall is expected to begin during January 2014. This recall is being conducted by Airtex, not by Subaru.
Report Initiator: MFR E Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.