SUBARU OUTBACK 2007: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Make : SUBARU Model : OUTBACK Year : 2007
Build Dates : 2005-12-08 - 2008-10-23
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V738000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-12-16 Date Received by ODI: 2016-10-13 Date Added to Database: 2016-10-13
Manufacturers Involved: Subaru of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: WTM-73
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 100127
Summary:
      Subaru of America, Inc. "Subaru" is recalling certain model year 2007-2009 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles, 2008-2014 Impreza vehicles and 2009-2013 Forester vehicles, all equipped with turbo-charged engines. The relay that controls the secondary air injection pump may fail, causing the pump to continuously operate and overheat.
Consequence:
      If the air injection pump overheats, it may melt and increase the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the secondary air injection pump relay, free of charge. The recall began December 2016. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru's number for this recall is WTM-73.
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.