SUBARU LEGACY 2015: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

Make : SUBARU Model : LEGACY Year : 2015
Build Dates : 2015-07-03 - 2015-07-25
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V502000
Date Owner's Notified: 2015-08-28 Date Received by ODI: 2015-08-10 Date Added to Database: 2015-08-10
Manufacturers Involved: Subaru of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: WQU-56
Component: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2893
Summary:
      Subaru of America, Inc. "Subaru" is recalling certain 2015 and 2016 model year Subaru Legacy 4-Door and Outback vehicles manufactured July 3, 2015, to July 27, 2015. Transmission oil may leak from a deformed seal cap on the propeller shaft yoke.
Consequence:
      If the transmission oil leaks onto the exhaust pipe, there is a possible risk of fire.
Remedy:
      Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the propeller shaft, free of charge. The recall began on August 28, 2015. Owners may contact 1-800-782-2783. Subaru's number for this recall is WQU-56.
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.