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Original MSRP: $32,595 - $32,595
MPG: 16 City / 21 Hwy
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2013 Subaru Tribeca Recalls & Reliability

Recalls

There has been 1 safety recall issued from NHTSA.

POWER TRAINRecall Date: 08/01/2013
  • Consequence: As a result of the parking rod detaching, the transmission may not be able to be moved from the "park" position preventing the vehicle from being moved or driven. Furthermore, even with the transmission shifted into the 'park' position, the parking mechanism may not engage, and the vehicle may roll away while in the "park" position, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 13V336000
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 202
  • Summary: Subaru of America is recalling certain model year 2014 Legacy 3.6R and Outback 3.6R and 2013 Tribeca vehicles manufactured June 12, 2013, through June 28, 2013 and equipped with 5-speed automatic transmissions. In the affected vehicles, the parking rod may come loose inside the automatic transmission.
  • Remedy: Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the transmission, free of charge. The recall began on August 13, 2013. Owners may contact Subaru at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru's recall number is WQJ-46.
  • Notes: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 or go to www.safercar.gov.

Reliability

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Warranty

Note that warranty coverage that came with the vehicle when it was new may not transfer to subsequent owners. Check with the manufacturer to see if a warranty may still apply.

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