SUBARU TRIBECA 2012: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH
|Make : SUBARU||Model : TRIBECA||Year : 2012|
|Build Dates : 2004-11-16 - 2014-01-27|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V060000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2016-09-06||Date Received by ODI: 2016-02-03||Date Added to Database: 2016-02-03|
|Manufacturers Involved: Subaru of America, Inc.|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: WQX-59 and WQY-60|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 77017|
Subaru of America, Inc. "Subaru" is recalling certain model year 2006-2014 Tribeca vehicles manufactured November 16, 2004, to January 27, 2014. Due to a possible malfunction of the hood safety system and hood lock system, the hood may open unexpectedly while driving.
If the hood unexpectedly opens while driving, it may interfere with the driver's visibility, increasing the risk of a crash.
Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will complete this recall in two phases. Phase one will involve inspection, cleaning, and lubricating the hood safety and hood lock systems. If after this is performed the hood latch does not operate properly, it will be replaced with a new current style part. Phase two will involve installing an improved hood safety system and hood lock system. Interim notification was mailed March 4, 2016. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru's number for this recall is WQX-59 "phase one" and WQY-60 "phase two".
|Report Initiator: MFR||V Report|
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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.