SUBARU LEGACY 2013: STEERING:COLUMN

Make : SUBARU Model : LEGACY Year : 2013
Build Dates : 2012-02-15 - 2012-06-15
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V194000
Date Owner's Notified: 2013-05-14 Date Received by ODI: 2013-05-13 Date Added to Database: 2013-05-14
Manufacturers Involved: Subaru of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: WQI-45
Component: STEERING:COLUMN
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 5379
Summary:
      Subaru is recalling certain model year 2013 Outback and Legacy vehicles manufactured from February 15, 2012, through June 15, 2012. In the affected vehicles, the inner and outer shafts of the steering column assembly may become disengaged from one another.
Consequence:
      If the shafts become disengaged, the driver would lose the ability to steer the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering column assembly with a new one, free of charge. The recall began on May 14, 2013. Owners may contact Subaru at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru's recall campaign number is WQI-45.
Report Initiator: MFR V 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.