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2013 Subaru Outback Recalls & Reliability

Review Last Updated: 4/19/13

Recalls

There has been 1 safety recall issued from NHTSA.

STEERINGRecall Date: 05/13/2013
  • 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.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 5,379
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 13V194000

Reliability

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Warranty

The 2013 Subaru Outback is covered by a three-year/36,000-mile new car limited warranty, as well as five-year/60,000-mile drivetrain coverage and a three-year/36,000-mile roadside assistance plan.

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