SUBARU LEGACY 2017: STEERING:COLUMN

Make : SUBARU Model : LEGACY Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2016-04-18 - 2016-04-29
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V292000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-05-13 Date Received by ODI: 2016-05-11 Date Added to Database: 2016-05-11
Manufacturers Involved: Subaru of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: WTD-65
Component: STEERING:COLUMN
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 48819
Summary:
      Subaru of America, Inc. "Subaru" is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Legacy and Outback vehicles manufactured February 29, 2016, to May 6, 2016. The steering column on the affected vehicles may have been improperly machined, and as a result, turning the steering wheel may have no effect on the direction of the wheels.
Consequence:
      The loss of steering ability would increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the lot number on the steering column, replacing the steering column, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began May 13, 2016. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783 or by visiting http://www.wtd65.service-campaign.com. Subaru's number for this recall is WTD-65. Note: Until the vehicles have been inspected, owners are advised not to drive their vehicles.
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.