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 2002 Subaru Forester L

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MSRP: $20,295
Invoice: $18,506

Gas Mileage:
CTY: 21    HWY: 27    CMB: N/A
Engine/Fuel: 4 Cyl
Transmission:
Door/Body Style: /SUV, sport utility vehicle
Drive Type:

Prices/Warranty

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  • General
  • MSRP: $20,295
  • Invoice Price: $18,506
  • Destination Charge: $0
  • Warranty
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Engine & Emissions

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  • Engines & Emissions
  • 2457 cc 2.5 liters horizontal 4 front engine with 99.5 mm bore, 79 mm stroke, 9.7 compression ratio, overhead cam and four valves per cylinder
  • 60 liter 15.9 gallon main unleaded fuel tank
  • Emission control level FED
  • Fuel economy EPA highway (l/100km): 8.7, EPA highway (mpg): 27, EPA city (l/100km): 11.2 and EPA city (mpg): 21
  • Multi-point injection fuel system
  • Unleaded fuel
  • Engine
  • Compression ratio: 9.7
  • Cylinders: 4
  • RPM @ Peak Horsepower: 165

Dimensions

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  • Exterior Dimensions
  • Overall Length (in): 175.6
  • Overall Width (in): 68.3
  • Overall Height (in): 65
  • Wheelbase (in): 99.4
  • Curb weight (lbs): 1424
  • Curb weight (lbs): 3140
  • Interior Dimensions
  • Headroom front (in): 40.2
  • Headroom rear (in): 39.6
  • Hip room front (in): 51.4
  • Hip room rear (in): 50.9
  • Leg room front (in): 43
  • Leg room rear (in): 33.4
  • Shoulder room front (in): 53.5
  • Shoulder room rear (in): 53.6

Features

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  • Exterior
    • Black front and rear bumpers
    • Body side molding
    • Complex surface lens halogen bulb headlights
    • Day time running lights
    • Delayed/fade courtesy lights
    • Front fog lights
    • Headlight control
    • Two-tone metallic paint , two-tone gloss paint , two-tone black paint , two-tone pearl paint
    • Underbody protection for engine
  • Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
    • Air conditioning
    • Ventilation system with recirculation setting
  • Entertainment, Communication & Navigation
    • Element antenna
    • Four speakers
    • Manufacturer's own audio system with AM/FM radio and cassette
  • Instrumentation
    • Clock
    • Cruise control
    • Door ajar warning
    • External temperature
    • Low fuel level warning
    • Tachometer
  • Sunroof/Moonroof & Removeable/Convertible Top
    • Roof rails
  • Wheels & Tires
    • External dimensions: overall length (mm): 4460, overall length (inches): 175.6, overall width (mm): 1735, overall width (inches): 68.3, overall height (mm): 1651, overall height (inches): 65, ground clearance (mm): 191, ground clearance (inches): 7.5, wheelbase (mm): 2525, wheelbase (inches): 99.4, front track (mm): 1476, front track (inches): 58.1, rear track (mm): 1466, rear track (inches): 57.7, curb to curb turning circle (mm): 10577 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 34.7
    • Four-wheel ABS
    • Front and rear steel wheels with 15 inch rim diam and 6 inch rim width
    • Front and rear tires with 205 mm tire width, 70% tire profile, S tire rating and outline white letters
    • Fullsize steel rim internal spare wheel
    • Full-time 4x4-wheel drive
  • Windows, Mirrors & Wipers
    • Driver and passenger power black door mirrors
    • Fixed rear window with defogger and intermittent
    • Front power windows with one one-touch , rear power windows
    • Rear view mirror
    • Tinted glass on cabin
    • Windshield wipers with fixed intermittent wipe

Safety Features

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  • Safety Features
  • Bucket driver seat with height adjustment, lumbar adjustment, - adjustments and tilt adjustment , bucket passenger seat with - adjustments
  • Driver and passenger front airbag
  • Two height adjustable head restraints on front seats , three height adjustable head restraints on rear seats
  • Anti-Theft
  • Internal button power locks includes trunk/hatch
  • Braking & Traction
  • Two disc brakes including two ventilated discs

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    Crash Test Data for 2002 Subaru

    Subaru Vehicle Front Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover Resistance Rating
    Driver Passenger Front Seat Rear Seat
    2002 ForesterNot Tested
    2002 ImprezaNot
    Tested
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    2002 LegacyNot
    Tested
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    2002 LegacyNot
    Tested
    2002 OutbackNot
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    Service Bulletins for 2002 Subaru

    2002 SUBARU FORESTER
    Bulletin Number: 01-168-09R
    Revised TSB. The Subaru Lock Information Site (SLIS) is located at http://lockinfo.subaru.com, and provides information on how to obtain immobilizer codes and key cut codes for Subaru vehicles from the 2000MY to present. This bulletin iden
    Bulletin Number: 01-168-09R
    The purpose of this bulletin is to provide replacement key and immobilizer information along with an overview of the Subaru Lock Information web-site.
    Bulletin Number: 02
    RUBBING MARK ON TIMING BELT. SUBARU. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 029605
    2.5L REMANUFACTURED SOHC SHORT BLOCK RELEASE. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 035002
    NEW PROCEDURE FOR REPLACING REAR WHEEL BEARINGS. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 035203
    CLUTCH PEDAL STICKING. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 03-68-12R
    THIS BULLETIN REVIEWS A CHANGE TO THE PART NUMBERS USED FOR THE TRANSFER DRIVEN GEAR BEARINGS. THESE REVISED BEARINGS ARE TO BE USED TO ENHANCE DURABILITY.
    Bulletin Number: 03-70-12
    REPAIR PROCEDURE FOR HIGH-PITCHED SOUND FROM EXTENSION HOUSING AREA USING LATEST GENERATION PRODUCTION PARTS
    Bulletin Number: 03-70-12R
    REPAIR PROCEDURE FOR HIGH-PITCHED SOUND FROM EXTENSION HOUSING AREA USING LATEST GENERATION PRODUCTION PARTS - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES PRODUCTION CHANGE, REPAIR PROCEDURE AND PARTS INFORMATION TO ADDRESS A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF A HIGH-PITCHED
    Bulletin Number: 03-82-18
    This Service Information bulletin announces a design change to the clutch release bearing used on the models as listed above. During assembly of the bearing, a different type of grease is used which has a higher resistance to heat. In cases
    Bulletin Number: 063103
    REPLACEMENT OF THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU) FOR ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) REPAIR. *TT UPDATE. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 063304
    DISC BRAKE PAD MODIFICATION FOR UNEVEN OR PREMATURE WORN BRAKE PADS. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 127502
    SUBJECT REGARDING EXCESSIVE TRANSPORTATION COATING UNDER THE HOOD. *JG
    Bulletin Number: 127803
    FLOOR MAT HOOK REPAIR. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 128505
    THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION TO PROPERLY DIAGNOSIS THE REAR GATE STAYS AND ALSO AVOIDS UNNECESSARY REPLACEMENT OF NON-FAILED STAYS. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 1510501
    SUBJECT REGARDING AUTO DIMMING ELECTROCHROMIC COMPASS MIRROR TROUBLE SHOOTING GUIDE. *SLC
    Bulletin Number: 166602
    TRANSMISSION CONTROL UNIT (TCU) CODE 45 AND ALL-WHEEL DRIVE HARSH ENGAGEMENT. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 170601
    INFORMATION REGARDING SEAT BELT LATCH SLIDES TO THE LOWER SEAT BELT ANCHOR. *YH UPDATED *EH
    Bulletin Number: 186901
    SUBJECT REGARDING SERVICE MANUAL CORRECTIONS. *JB
    Bulletin Number: 94
    IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED 4EAT TRANSMISSION PARKING PAWL ROD. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 99
    ENGINE COOLING SYSTEM CONDITIONER.*MR
    Bulletin Number: SB-05-50-10R
    SUBARU: THERE IS A STEERING WHEEL VIBRATION AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS DUE TO AN IMPORPER WHEEL BALANCE. *RM
    Bulletin Number: WWF89
    SUBJECT REGARDING ENGINE CONTROL MODULE REPROGRAMMING. *SLC
    2002 SUBARU IMPREZA
    Bulletin Number: 01
    CRUISE CONTROL CABLE RETAINING CLIP. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 010601
    CONCERNS WITH BRAKE ROTOR SCORING. *JB
    Bulletin Number: 010901
    SUBJECT REGARDING CATALYST SYSTEM EFFICIENCY BELOW THRESHOLD. *YD
    Bulletin Number: 010901
    SUBJECT REGARDING CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENSOR CIRCUIT RANGE/PERFORMANCE PROBLEM. *YD *YD
    Bulletin Number: 010901
    SUBJECT REGARDING EVAPORATIVE EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM PRESSURE SENSOR LOW INPUT. *YD
    Bulletin Number: 010901
    SUBJECT REGARDING CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENSOR CIRCUIT RANGE/PERFORMANCE PROBLEM. *YD
    Bulletin Number: 010901
    SUBJECT REGARDING EVAPORATIVE EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM MALFUNCTION. *YD
    Bulletin Number: 010901
    SUBJECT REGARDING FUEL LEVEL SENSOR CIRCUIT HIGH INPUT. *YD
    Bulletin Number: 010901
    SUBJECT REGARDING FUEL LEVEL SENSOR CIRCUIT LOW INPUT. *YD
    Bulletin Number: 010901
    SUBJECT REGARDING FUEL LEVEL SENSOR CIRCUIT RANGE/PERFORMANCE PROBLEM. *YD
    Bulletin Number: 010901
    SUBJECT REGARDING, BA:DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0461 - FUEL LEVEL SENSOR CIRCUIT RANGE/PERFORMANCE PROBLEM.
    Bulletin Number: 010901
    SUBJECT REGARDING EVAPORATIVE EMISSION CONTROL HIGH INPUT. *YD
    Bulletin Number: 010901
    SUBJECT REGARDING EVAPORATIVE EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM PURGE CONTROL VALVE CIRCUIT HIGH INPUT. *YD
    Bulletin Number: 010901
    SUBJECT REGARDING EVAPORATIVE EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM VENT CONTROL HIGH INPUT. *YD
    Bulletin Number: 010901
    SUBJECT REGARDING KNOCK SENSOR CIRCUIT HIGH HIGH INPUT. *YD
    Bulletin Number: 010901
    SUBJECT REGARDING CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSOR CIRCUIT MALFUNCTION. *YD
    Bulletin Number: 010901
    SUBJECT REGARDING KNOCK SENSOR CIRCUIT LOW INPUT. *YD
    Bulletin Number: 010901
    SUBJECT REGARDIDNG EVAPORATIVE EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM PRESSURE SENSOR HIGH INPUT. *YD
    Bulletin Number: 010901
    SUBJECT REGARDING CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENSOR CIRCUIT. *YD
    Bulletin Number: 010901
    SUBJECT REGARDING EVAPORATIVE EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM MALFUNCTION. *YD
    Bulletin Number: 010901
    SUBJECT REGARDING EVAPORATIVE EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM PURGE CONTROL VALVE CIRCUIT LOW INPUT. *YD
    Bulletin Number: 010901
    SUBJECT REGARDING EVAPORATIVE EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM PRESSURE SENSOR RANGE/PERFORMANCE PROBLEM. *YD
    Bulletin Number: 01-168-09R
    The purpose of this bulletin is to provide replacement key and immobilizer information along with an overview of the Subaru Lock Information web-site.
    Bulletin Number: 01-168-09R
    Revised TSB. The Subaru Lock Information Site (SLIS) is located at http://lockinfo.subaru.com, and provides information on how to obtain immobilizer codes and key cut codes for Subaru vehicles from the 2000MY to present. This bulletin iden
    Bulletin Number: 02
    RUBBING MARK ON TIMING BELT. SUBARU. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 02-172-18R
    This bulletin provides details regarding a new oil filler tube o-ring developed to address engine oil seepage concerns. This seepage may accumulate along the bottom sealing surface of the rocker cover. The new o-ring utilizes material whi
    Bulletin Number: 02-172-18R
    This bulletin provides details regarding a new oil filler tube o-ring developed to address engine oil seepage concerns. This seepage may accumulate along the bottom sealing surface of the rocker cover. The new o-ring utilizes material whic
    Bulletin Number: 029605
    2.5L REMANUFACTURED SOHC SHORT BLOCK RELEASE. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 035002
    NEW PROCEDURE FOR REPLACING REAR WHEEL BEARINGS. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 035203
    CLUTCH PEDAL STICKING. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 03-70-12
    REPAIR PROCEDURE FOR HIGH-PITCHED SOUND FROM EXTENSION HOUSING AREA USING LATEST GENERATION PRODUCTION PARTS
    Bulletin Number: 03-70-12R
    REPAIR PROCEDURE FOR HIGH-PITCHED SOUND FROM EXTENSION HOUSING AREA USING LATEST GENERATION PRODUCTION PARTS - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES PRODUCTION CHANGE, REPAIR PROCEDURE AND PARTS INFORMATION TO ADDRESS A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF A HIGH-PITCHED
    Bulletin Number: 03-70-12R
    THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES PRODUCTION CHANGE, REPAIR PROCEDURE AND PARTS INFORMATION TO ADDRESS A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF A HIGH-PITCHED SOUND COMING FROM THE TRANSMISSION EXTENSION HOUSING AREA. IN COLD TEMPERATURES, THERMAL CONTRACTION CAUSES SHR
    Bulletin Number: 03-82-18
    This Service Information bulletin announces a design change to the clutch release bearing used on the models as listed above. During assembly of the bearing, a different type of grease is used which has a higher resistance to heat. In cases
    Bulletin Number: 053505
    COUNTERMEASURE TO ELIMINATE FRONT STRUT NOISE. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 063103
    REPLACEMENT OF THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU) FOR ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) REPAIR. *TT UPDATE. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 063304
    DISC BRAKE PAD MODIFICATION FOR UNEVEN OR PREMATURE WORN BRAKE PADS. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 090101
    SUBJECT ON 2002MY IMPREZA SEDAN VALET KEY FUNCTION. *ET
    Bulletin Number: 090102
    PARTS SUPERSESSION FOR FIRST DRIVEN GEAR. SUBARU NEWSLETTER. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 09012003
    ON THE CAR REAR WHEEL BEARING REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE. *SC
    Bulletin Number: 093603
    FUEL SMELL IN COLD WEATHER. *SCC
    Bulletin Number: 09-36-03R
    SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.
    Bulletin Number: 093703
    NEW WRX RADIATOR. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 107202
    COUNTERMEASURE TO PREVENT ICING IN THE EVAPORATOR ON AIR CONDITIONED VEHICLES. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 107202R
    COUNTERMEASURE TO PREVENT ICING IN THE EVAPORATOR ON AIR CONDITIONED VEHICLES CORRECTION. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 110101
    INFORMATION REGARDING SUBWOOFER/AMPLIFIER COMPATIBILITY. *YH
    Bulletin Number: 12-231-18
    ( 2017-2018MY Impreza - 5 Dr Only)
    Bulletin Number: 127502
    SUBJECT REGARDING EXCESSIVE TRANSPORTATION COATING UNDER THE HOOD. *JG
    Bulletin Number: 127803
    FLOOR MAT HOOK REPAIR. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 128505
    THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION TO PROPERLY DIAGNOSIS THE REAR GATE STAYS AND ALSO AVOIDS UNNECESSARY REPLACEMENT OF NON-FAILED STAYS. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 14411AA532R1
    SOA is pleased to announce the launch of a new remanufactured turbocharger program. Supplies are now available at all RDC┬┐s. When installing a remanufactured turbocharger follow the procedure outlined in Service Bulletin 02-106-08R and
    Bulletin Number: 1510501
    SUBJECT REGARDING AUTO DIMMING ELECTROCHROMIC COMPASS MIRROR TROUBLE SHOOTING GUIDE. *SLC
    Bulletin Number: 1510602
    SUBJECT REGARDING GAUGE PACK REPAIR KIT. *JG
    Bulletin Number: 1511104
    SPEAKER PERFORMANCE. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 166602
    TRANSMISSION CONTROL UNIT (TCU) CODE 45 AND ALL-WHEEL DRIVE HARSH ENGAGEMENT. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 170601
    INFORMATION REGARDING SEAT BELT LATCH SLIDES TO THE LOWER SEAT BELT ANCHOR. *YH UPDATED *EH
    Bulletin Number: 186901
    SUBJECT REGARDING SERVICE MANUAL CORRECTIONS. *JB
    Bulletin Number: 94
    IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED 4EAT TRANSMISSION PARKING PAWL ROD. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 99
    ENGINE COOLING SYSTEM CONDITIONER.*MR
    Bulletin Number: SB-01-170-09
    SUBARU: WRX COLD WEATHER FUEL LINE/HOSE SEEPAGE EXTENDED WARRANTY. VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A TEMPORARY FUEL SEEPAGE AT A SPECIFIC ENGINE FUEL DELIVERY PIPE/HOSE DURING COLD ENGINE START UP IN EXTREMELY COLD OUTSIDE TEMPERATURES. IF THIS
    Bulletin Number: SB-05-50-10R
    SUBARU: THERE IS A STEERING WHEEL VIBRATION AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS DUE TO AN IMPORPER WHEEL BALANCE. *RM
    Bulletin Number: WWF89
    SUBJECT REGARDING ENGINE CONTROL MODULE REPROGRAMMING. *SLC
    2002 SUBARU LEGACY
    Bulletin Number: 010103
    BLOWER MOTOR NOISE INFORMATION. *TT *JB
    Bulletin Number: 010302
    SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE THE HEATED SEATS, LIGHTED VISOR MIRRORS, AND POWER MIRRORS TO BE INOPERATIVE. *SLC
    Bulletin Number: 010701
    SUBJECT REGARDING KEYLESS ENTRY. *JB
    Bulletin Number: 010802
    BLOWER MOTOR NOISE. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 01-168-09R
    The purpose of this bulletin is to provide replacement key and immobilizer information along with an overview of the Subaru Lock Information web-site.
    Bulletin Number: 01-168-09R
    Revised TSB. The Subaru Lock Information Site (SLIS) is located at http://lockinfo.subaru.com, and provides information on how to obtain immobilizer codes and key cut codes for Subaru vehicles from the 2000MY to present. This bulletin iden
    Bulletin Number: 02
    RUBBING MARK ON TIMING BELT. SUBARU. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 029605
    2.5L REMANUFACTURED SOHC SHORT BLOCK RELEASE. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 030103
    NEW HOOD DEFLECTOR. 2000-2004MY LEGACY AND BAJA VEHICLES. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 035203
    CLUTCH PEDAL STICKING. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 03-68-12R
    THIS BULLETIN REVIEWS A CHANGE TO THE PART NUMBERS USED FOR THE TRANSFER DRIVEN GEAR BEARINGS. THESE REVISED BEARINGS ARE TO BE USED TO ENHANCE DURABILITY.
    Bulletin Number: 03-70-12
    REPAIR PROCEDURE FOR HIGH-PITCHED SOUND FROM EXTENSION HOUSING AREA USING LATEST GENERATION PRODUCTION PARTS
    Bulletin Number: 03-70-12R
    REPAIR PROCEDURE FOR HIGH-PITCHED SOUND FROM EXTENSION HOUSING AREA USING LATEST GENERATION PRODUCTION PARTS - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES PRODUCTION CHANGE, REPAIR PROCEDURE AND PARTS INFORMATION TO ADDRESS A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF A HIGH-PITCHED
    Bulletin Number: 03-70-12R
    THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES PRODUCTION CHANGE, REPAIR PROCEDURE AND PARTS INFORMATION TO ADDRESS A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF A HIGH-PITCHED SOUND COMING FROM THE TRANSMISSION EXTENSION HOUSING AREA. IN COLD TEMPERATURES, THERMAL CONTRACTION CAUSES SHR
    Bulletin Number: 03-70-12R
    This Bulletin provides production change, repair procedure and parts information to address a customer concern of a high-pitched sound coming from the transmission extension housing area. In cold temperatures, thermal contraction causes shr
    Bulletin Number: 03-82-18
    This Service Information bulletin announces a design change to the clutch release bearing used on the models as listed above. During assembly of the bearing, a different type of grease is used which has a higher resistance to heat. In cases
    Bulletin Number: 041104
    POWER STEERING HOSE - NEW STYLE. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 04-13-09R
    IF YOU ENCOUNTER A VEHICLE THAT HAS A GROANING TYPE NOISE COMING FROM THE POWER STEERING PUMP WHEN THE WHEEL IS TURNED TO THE FULL RIGHT OR LEFT POSITION WHEN THE VEHICLE IS PARKED, IT MAY BE CAUSED BY THE RELIEF VALVE VIBRATING WITHIN THE
    Bulletin Number: 04-13-09R
    This post was revised in error. It has been corrected back and removed from the posting list. The message was corrected on 04-13-14R posting dated 11/14/2018.
    Bulletin Number: 04-13-09R
    If you encounter a vehicle that has a groaning type noise coming from the power steering pump when the wheel is turned to the full right or left position when the vehicle is parked, it may be caused by the relief valve vibrating within the
    Bulletin Number: 063001R
    THIS BULLETIN IS TO ELIMINATE BRAKE SQUEAL NOISE. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 063103
    REPLACEMENT OF THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU) FOR ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) REPAIR. *TT UPDATE. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 063304
    DISC BRAKE PAD MODIFICATION FOR UNEVEN OR PREMATURE WORN BRAKE PADS. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 07
    HEADLIGHT BULB SOCKET REPAIRS. *KB
    Bulletin Number: 090101
    INFORMATION REGARDING CHANGE TO 2002MY LEGACY/OUTBACK A/C OPERATION. *ET
    Bulletin Number: 090101
    INFORMATION REGARDING TITANIUM SHIFT KNOB P/N C1010FA100)/ SHIFT PATTERN EMBLEM POSITION. *ET
    Bulletin Number: 09012003
    ROUGH IDLE/CHECK ENGINE LIGHT AFTER BATTERY DISCONNECT. *SC
    Bulletin Number: 093001
    AN EXTENSION FOR THE SEAT HEATER HARNESS DURRING AN ACCESSORY SUBWOOFER INSTALLATION. *ET
    Bulletin Number: 093803
    FUEL PUMP ASSEMBLY DIVISION OF PARTS.
    Bulletin Number: 107402
    INSUFFICIENT COOLING OF THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT DUE TO SHORT-CYCLING OF THE AIR CONDITIONER COMPRESSOR. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 110101
    INFORMATION REGARDING BLOWER MOTOR NOISE. *YH
    Bulletin Number: 118006
    THROTTLE POSITION SENSOR. VEHICLES EQUIPED WITH H-6 3.0L ENGINES. *KB
    Bulletin Number: 127803
    FLOOR MAT HOOK REPAIR. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 127903
    LOWER FRONT DOOR WEATHER STRIP DETACHED OR HANGING LOOSE. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 128003
    SUNSHADE FOR REAR SUNROOF ON DUAL SUNROOF MODELS. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 129406
    LOOSE DOOR MIRROR SCREWS. *KB
    Bulletin Number: 1510401
    INFORMATION REGARDING ROOF RACK/CROSSBAR WIND NOISE. *YH
    Bulletin Number: 1510501
    SUBJECT REGARDING AUTO DIMMING ELECTROCHROMIC COMPASS MIRROR TROUBLE SHOOTING GUIDE. *SLC
    Bulletin Number: 166602
    TRANSMISSION CONTROL UNIT (TCU) CODE 45 AND ALL-WHEEL DRIVE HARSH ENGAGEMENT. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 170601
    INFORMATION REGARDING SEAT BELT LATCH SLIDES TO THE LOWER SEAT BELT ANCHOR. *YH UPDATED *EH
    Bulletin Number: 186901
    SUBJECT REGARDING SERVICE MANUAL CORRECTIONS. *JB
    Bulletin Number: 300901
    120-WATT SUBWOOFER INSTALLATION MAY CAUSE TENSION ON PASSENGER SIDE SEAT HEATER HARNESS. *YD
    Bulletin Number: 94
    IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED 4EAT TRANSMISSION PARKING PAWL ROD. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 99
    ENGINE COOLING SYSTEM CONDITIONER.*MR
    Bulletin Number: SB-05-50-10R
    SUBARU: THERE IS A STEERING WHEEL VIBRATION AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS DUE TO AN IMPORPER WHEEL BALANCE. *RM
    2002 SUBARU OUTBACK
    Bulletin Number: 01
    CRUISE CONTROL CABLE RETAINING CLIP. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 010701
    SUBJECT REGARDING KEYLESS ENTRY. *JB
    Bulletin Number: 01-168-09R
    The purpose of this bulletin is to provide replacement key and immobilizer information along with an overview of the Subaru Lock Information web-site.
    Bulletin Number: 01-168-09R
    Revised TSB. The Subaru Lock Information Site (SLIS) is located at http://lockinfo.subaru.com, and provides information on how to obtain immobilizer codes and key cut codes for Subaru vehicles from the 2000MY to present. This bulletin iden
    Bulletin Number: 029605
    2.5L REMANUFACTURED SOHC SHORT BLOCK RELEASE. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 031004
    IMMEDIATE STOP SALE ORDER FOR POSSIBLE CRUISE CONTROL CABLE MISLOCATION THAT COULD PREVENT THE THROTTLE FROM CLOSING. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 03-68-12R
    THIS BULLETIN REVIEWS A CHANGE TO THE PART NUMBERS USED FOR THE TRANSFER DRIVEN GEAR BEARINGS. THESE REVISED BEARINGS ARE TO BE USED TO ENHANCE DURABILITY.
    Bulletin Number: 03-70-12
    REPAIR PROCEDURE FOR HIGH-PITCHED SOUND FROM EXTENSION HOUSING AREA USING LATEST GENERATION PRODUCTION PARTS
    Bulletin Number: 03-70-12R
    THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES PRODUCTION CHANGE, REPAIR PROCEDURE AND PARTS INFORMATION TO ADDRESS A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF A HIGH-PITCHED SOUND COMING FROM THE TRANSMISSION EXTENSION HOUSING AREA. IN COLD TEMPERATURES, THERMAL CONTRACTION CAUSES SHR
    Bulletin Number: 03-70-12R
    REPAIR PROCEDURE FOR HIGH-PITCHED SOUND FROM EXTENSION HOUSING AREA USING LATEST GENERATION PRODUCTION PARTS - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES PRODUCTION CHANGE, REPAIR PROCEDURE AND PARTS INFORMATION TO ADDRESS A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF A HIGH-PITCHED
    Bulletin Number: 03-70-12R
    This Bulletin provides production change, repair procedure and parts information to address a customer concern of a high-pitched sound coming from the transmission extension housing area. In cold temperatures, thermal contraction causes shr
    Bulletin Number: 03-82-18
    This Service Information bulletin announces a design change to the clutch release bearing used on the models as listed above. During assembly of the bearing, a different type of grease is used which has a higher resistance to heat. In cases
    Bulletin Number: 041104
    POWER STEERING HOSE - NEW STYLE. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 04-13-09R
    If you encounter a vehicle that has a groaning type noise coming from the power steering pump when the wheel is turned to the full right or left position when the vehicle is parked, it may be caused by the relief valve vibrating within the
    Bulletin Number: 04-13-09R
    IF YOU ENCOUNTER A VEHICLE THAT HAS A GROANING TYPE NOISE COMING FROM THE POWER STEERING PUMP WHEN THE WHEEL IS TURNED TO THE FULL RIGHT OR LEFT POSITION WHEN THE VEHICLE IS PARKED, IT MAY BE CAUSED BY THE RELIEF VALVE VIBRATING WITHIN THE
    Bulletin Number: 04-13-09R
    This post was revised in error. It has been corrected back and removed from the posting list. The message was corrected on 04-13-14R posting dated 11/14/2018.
    Bulletin Number: 063103
    REPLACEMENT OF THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU) FOR ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) REPAIR. *TT UPDATE. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 07
    HEADLIGHT BULB SOCKET REPAIRS. *KB
    Bulletin Number: 090101
    INFORMATION REGARDING CHANGE TO 2002MY LEGACY/OUTBACK A/C OPERATION. *ET
    Bulletin Number: 090102
    PARTS SUPERSESSION FOR FIRST DRIVEN GEAR. SUBARU NEWSLETTER. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 118006
    THROTTLE POSITION SENSOR. VEHICLES EQUIPED WITH H-6 3.0L ENGINES. *KB
    Bulletin Number: 127903
    LOWER FRONT DOOR WEATHER STRIP DETACHED OR HANGING LOOSE. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 129406
    LOOSE DOOR MIRROR SCREWS. *KB
    Bulletin Number: 1510401
    INFORMATION REGARDING ROOF RACK/CROSSBAR WIND NOISE. *YH
    Bulletin Number: 1510501
    SUBJECT REGARDING AUTO DIMMING ELECTROCHROMIC COMPASS MIRROR TROUBLE SHOOTING GUIDE. *SLC
    Bulletin Number: 186901
    SUBJECT REGARDING SERVICE MANUAL CORRECTIONS. *JB
    Bulletin Number: 94
    IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED 4EAT TRANSMISSION PARKING PAWL ROD. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 99
    ENGINE COOLING SYSTEM CONDITIONER.*MR
    Bulletin Number: SB-05-50-10R
    SUBARU: THERE IS A STEERING WHEEL VIBRATION AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS DUE TO AN IMPORPER WHEEL BALANCE. *RM
    2002 SUBARU WAGON
    Bulletin Number: 01-168-09R
    The purpose of this bulletin is to provide replacement key and immobilizer information along with an overview of the Subaru Lock Information web-site.
    2002 SUBARU WRX
    Bulletin Number: 010302
    SUBJECT REGARDING DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1591. *SLC
    Bulletin Number: 010601
    SUBJECT PERTAINING TO TURBO COOL DOWN PROCEDURE. *JB
    Bulletin Number: 010701
    INFORMATION ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SRS SIDE AIRBAGS. *JB
    Bulletin Number: 01-168-09R
    The purpose of this bulletin is to provide replacement key and immobilizer information along with an overview of the Subaru Lock Information web-site.
    Bulletin Number: 02-172-18R
    This bulletin provides details regarding a new oil filler tube o-ring developed to address engine oil seepage concerns. This seepage may accumulate along the bottom sealing surface of the rocker cover. The new o-ring utilizes material whic
    Bulletin Number: 02-172-18R
    This bulletin provides details regarding a new oil filler tube o-ring developed to address engine oil seepage concerns. This seepage may accumulate along the bottom sealing surface of the rocker cover. The new o-ring utilizes material whi
    Bulletin Number: 035102
    COLD CLUTCH JUDDER. ALL 1999 - 2002MY 2.5L AND 2002MY 2.0L WRX VEHICLES. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 063505R
    (ABS) ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM CONTROL UNIT CUSTOMER SATISFACTION PROGRAM. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 06-68-19
    This Service Information bulletin announces instruction for application of additional lubrication between the brake caliper support and pad clips. This will prevent the pad from dragging due to corrosion buildup which may result in uneven o
    Bulletin Number: 09-36-03R
    NOTE: SERVICE BULLETIN 09-36-03 (FUEL SMELL IN COLD WEATHER) HAS BEEN DELETED FROM STIS AND HAS BEEN REPLACED WITH SERVICE BULLETIN 01-170-09 (ENGINE FUEL LINE EXTENDED WARRANTY PROGRAM). IF YOU HAVE COPIES OF 09-36-03 PLEASE DISCARD AND RE
    Bulletin Number: 11012004
    FUEL ODOR IN COLD WEATHER. *EH
    Bulletin Number: 14411AA532R1
    SOA is pleased to announce the launch of a new remanufactured turbocharger program. Supplies are now available at all RDC┬┐s. When installing a remanufactured turbocharger follow the procedure outlined in Service Bulletin 02-106-08R and
    Bulletin Number: SB-05-50-10R
    SUBARU: THERE IS A STEERING WHEEL VIBRATION AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS DUE TO AN IMPORPER WHEEL BALANCE. *RM

     

    Recalls for 2002 Subaru

    2002 SUBARU FORESTER
    NHTSA Campaign ID:POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
    Manufacturer:SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC.
    Manufacture Dates:06/01/2001 - 09/30/2002
    Potential Units Affected:172564

    Defect Description:

    CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY AND PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS WERE PRODUCED WITH AN IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED TRANSMISSION PARKING ROD. WHEN THE TRANSMISSION SELECTOR LEVER IS PLACED IN THE "P" (PARK) POSITION, THE TRANSMISSION PARK MECHANISM, THAT IS INTENDED TO HOLD YOUR VEHICLE, MAY NOT ENGAGE.

    Consequence:

    THE VEHICLE COULD THEN MOVE/ROLL WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION PARKING ROD ASSEMBLY. OWNER NOTIFICATION JANUARY 8, 2003. AN INTERIM OWNER NOTIFICATION WILL BE SENT DURING NOVEMBER 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.
    2002 SUBARU IMPREZA
    NHTSA Campaign ID:FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
    Manufacturer:SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC.
    Manufacture Dates:09/22/2000 - 09/12/2002
    Potential Units Affected:5724

    Defect Description:

    SUBARU IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2002 AND 2003 IMPREZA WRX VEHICLES ORIGINALLY SOLD IN OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE STATES OF SOUTH DAKOTA, NEBRASKA, NORTH DAKOTA, MINNESOTA, IDAHO, IOWA, MONTANA, COLORADO, WISCONSIN, NEW YORK, WYOMING, MICHIGAN, ALASKA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, VERMONT, AND MAINE. DURING COLD STARTS, TYPICALLY UNDER EXTREMELY COLD TEMPERATURES, FUEL LEAKS IN THE FUEL DELIVERY LINE COULD OCCUR WHERE THE LINE CONNECTS WITH A RUBBER HOSE.

    Consequence:

    FUEL LEAKS, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL LINE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 31, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.
    2002 SUBARU IMPREZA
    NHTSA Campaign ID:POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
    Manufacturer:SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC.
    Manufacture Dates:06/01/2001 - 09/30/2002
    Potential Units Affected:172564

    Defect Description:

    CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY AND PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS WERE PRODUCED WITH AN IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED TRANSMISSION PARKING ROD. WHEN THE TRANSMISSION SELECTOR LEVER IS PLACED IN THE "P" (PARK) POSITION, THE TRANSMISSION PARK MECHANISM, THAT IS INTENDED TO HOLD YOUR VEHICLE, MAY NOT ENGAGE.

    Consequence:

    THE VEHICLE COULD THEN MOVE/ROLL WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION PARKING ROD ASSEMBLY. OWNER NOTIFICATION JANUARY 8, 2003. AN INTERIM OWNER NOTIFICATION WILL BE SENT DURING NOVEMBER 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.
    2002 SUBARU IMPREZA
    NHTSA Campaign ID:LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TAILGATE:LATCH
    Manufacturer:SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC.
    Manufacture Dates:09/22/2000 - 09/24/2002
    Potential Units Affected:36791

    Defect Description:

    SUBARU IS RECALLING 36,791 MY 2002-2003 IMPREZA WAGONS. THE STUD BOLT(S) OF REAR GATE STAY MAY HAVE BEEN TIGHTENED WITH INSUFFICIENT TIGHTENING TORQUE AND A GAP MAY HAVE RESULTED BETWEEN THE REAR GATE PANEL AND STUD BOLT BASE. AFTER REPEATED REAR GATE OPERATIONS (OPENING AND CLOSING), THE REAR GATE INNER PANEL AT THE WELDING NUT MAY BREAK, WHICH WILL LEAD TO DETACHMENT OF THE REAR GATE STAY, AND THE REAR GATE DROPPING DOWN.

    Consequence:

    IN CASE SOMEONE IS UNDERNEATH OR NEAR THE REAR GATE, THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT A DROPPING REAR GATE PANEL MAY HIT THEM INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURIES.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL INSPECT TO SEE IF THERE IS ANY GAP AT THE STUD BOLT OF THE REAR GATE STAY INSTALLATION. IF A GAP IS FOUND, THE STUD BOLT WILL BE REMOVED TO CHECK FOR DAMAGE TO THE WELDING NUT. IF THE WELD NUT IS CRACKED, THE REAR GATE STAY WILL BE REPLACED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 2, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.
    2002 SUBARU IMPREZA
    NHTSA Campaign ID:VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES
    Manufacturer:SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC.
    Manufacture Dates:09/05/2000 - 02/12/2004
    Potential Units Affected:127580

    Defect Description:

    ON CERTAIN PASSENGER SEDANS, WAGONS, AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE CRUISE CONTROL CABLE COULD COME OUT OF ITS TRACK ON THE CRUISE CONTROL LEVER AND LODGE ON THE CONTROL LEVER TAB WHEN THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL IS RELEASED. IF THIS CONDITION OCCURS, THE THROTTLE WILL NOT RETURN TO THE IDLE POSITION AND WILL REMAIN IN AN OPEN POSITION.

    Consequence:

    IF THIS OCCURS DURING VEHICLE OPERATION, THE DRIVER COULD LOSE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL INSTALL A CRUISE CONTROL CABLE RETAINING CLIP TO THE CRUISE CONTROL LEVER TAB ON THE THROTTLE SHAFT IN ORDER TO PREVENT THE CRUISE CONTROL CABLE FROM COMING OUT OF ITS TRACK. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON APRIL 12, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.
    2002 SUBARU IMPREZA
    NHTSA Campaign ID:SEATS
    Manufacturer:SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC.
    Manufacture Dates:09/22/2000 - 12/20/2002
    Potential Units Affected:84574

    Defect Description:

    ON CERTAIN SEDAN AND WAGON MODEL VEHICLES, THE LEFT FRONT BOLT THAT RETAINS THE FORWARD PART OF THE DRIVER'S SEAT TO THE SEAT SLIDE RAIL MAY LOOSEN. IF THE SEAT SLIDE RAIL BOLT LOOSENS, IT WILL EVENTUALLY FALL OUT, AND THE SEAT MAY SEPARATE FROM THE SEAT SLIDE.

    Consequence:

    IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE DRIVER MAY SUSTAIN MORE SEVERE INJURIES DUE TO THE SEAT MOVEMENT.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW LEFT HAND DRIVER'S SEAT RAIL MOUNTING BOLT. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 20, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.
    2002 SUBARU IMPREZA
    NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM
    Manufacturer:SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC.
    Manufacture Dates:09/05/2000 - 11/26/2007
    Potential Units Affected:318215

    Defect Description:

    SUBARU IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2002-2007 IMPREZA, MODEL YEAR 2003-2008 FORESTER, AND MODEL YEAR 2005-2006 SAAB 9-2X VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM SEPTEMBER 5, 2000 THROUGH NOVEMBER 26, 2007 ORIGINALLY SOLD, OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN, MASSACHUSETTS, MARYLAND, MICHIGAN, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW YORK, PENNSYLVANIA, VERMONT, WISCONSIN, CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, IOWA, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, MAINE, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW JERSEY, OHIO, RHODE ISLAND, WEST VIRGINIA AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. THE FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARMS MAY BREAK AT THE HANGER BRACKETS DUE TO CORROSION IF THE HANGER BRACKET IS EXPOSED TO SALTY AND HUMID ENVIRONMENTS SUCH AS ROADS CONTAINING SNOW MELTING AGENT.

    Consequence:

    A BROKEN CONTROL ARM CAN RESULT IN THE LOSS OF CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    Action:

    SUBARU WILL HANDLE THEIR VEHICLES AND SAAB WILL HANDLE THEIRS. DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE DEGREE OF CORROSION OF THE FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARMS, AND WILL EITHER RUSTPROOF OR REPLACE THEM. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING DECEMBER 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.
    2002 SUBARU LEGACY
    NHTSA Campaign ID:SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
    Manufacturer:SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC.
    Manufacture Dates:02/08/2002 - 03/01/2002
    Potential Units Affected:1252

    Defect Description:

    ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDERS MAY NOT FUNCTION PROPERLY IN AMBIENT TEMPERATURES BELOW FREEZING 32 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT AND LOWER).

    Consequence:

    AT THESE TEMPERATURES, THE BRAKES MAY NOT RELEASE AFTER BEING APPLIED, EVEN WHEN THE DRIVER'S FOOT IS NO LONGER ON THE BRAKE PEDAL. THIS CAN OCCUR WITHOUR PRIOR WARNING, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A CRASH.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE MASTER CYLINDERS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 21, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.
    2002 SUBARU LEGACY
    NHTSA Campaign ID:VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES
    Manufacturer:SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC.
    Manufacture Dates:03/15/2000 - 02/19/2004
    Potential Units Affected:127580

    Defect Description:

    ON CERTAIN PASSENGER SEDANS, WAGONS, AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE CRUISE CONTROL CABLE COULD COME OUT OF ITS TRACK ON THE CRUISE CONTROL LEVER AND LODGE ON THE CONTROL LEVER TAB WHEN THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL IS RELEASED. IF THIS CONDITION OCCURS, THE THROTTLE WILL NOT RETURN TO THE IDLE POSITION AND WILL REMAIN IN AN OPEN POSITION.

    Consequence:

    IF THIS OCCURS DURING VEHICLE OPERATION, THE DRIVER COULD LOSE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL INSTALL A CRUISE CONTROL CABLE RETAINING CLIP TO THE CRUISE CONTROL LEVER TAB ON THE THROTTLE SHAFT IN ORDER TO PREVENT THE CRUISE CONTROL CABLE FROM COMING OUT OF ITS TRACK. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON APRIL 12, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.
    2002 SUBARU LEGACY
    NHTSA Campaign ID:POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
    Manufacturer:SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC.
    Manufacture Dates:06/01/2001 - 09/30/2002
    Potential Units Affected:172564

    Defect Description:

    CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY AND PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS WERE PRODUCED WITH AN IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED TRANSMISSION PARKING ROD. WHEN THE TRANSMISSION SELECTOR LEVER IS PLACED IN THE "P" (PARK) POSITION, THE TRANSMISSION PARK MECHANISM, THAT IS INTENDED TO HOLD YOUR VEHICLE, MAY NOT ENGAGE.

    Consequence:

    THE VEHICLE COULD THEN MOVE/ROLL WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION PARKING ROD ASSEMBLY. OWNER NOTIFICATION JANUARY 8, 2003. AN INTERIM OWNER NOTIFICATION WILL BE SENT DURING NOVEMBER 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.
    2002 SUBARU LEGACY
    NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:REAR
    Manufacturer:SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC.
    Manufacture Dates:05/01/1999 - 04/30/2002
    Potential Units Affected:170000

    Defect Description:

    THIS RECALL APPLIES TO CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES ORIGINALLY SOLD IN OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE STATES OF CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, KENTUCKY, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, VIRGINIA, WEST VIRGINIA, WISCONSIN, AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. CERTAIN REAR SUSPENSION SUBFRAME COMPONENTS WERE PRODUCED WITH POOR PAINT QUALITY WHICH, AFTER CONTINUED EXPOSURE TO CORROSIVE ROAD SALTS FOR A PERIOD OF SEVERAL YEARS, COULD RESULT IN RUST-OUT OF THE COMPONENT AND POSSIBLE BREAKAGE OF THE SUBFRAME.

    Consequence:

    IF SUCH BREAKAGE OCCURS WHILE THE VEHICLE IS BEING OPERATED, CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE COULD BE AFFECTED, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL CLEAN AND RUST-PROOF THE REAR SUSPENSION SUBFRAME. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 14, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.
    2002 SUBARU OUTBACK
    NHTSA Campaign ID:VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES
    Manufacturer:SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC.
    Manufacture Dates:03/15/2000 - 02/19/2004
    Potential Units Affected:127580

    Defect Description:

    ON CERTAIN PASSENGER SEDANS, WAGONS, AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE CRUISE CONTROL CABLE COULD COME OUT OF ITS TRACK ON THE CRUISE CONTROL LEVER AND LODGE ON THE CONTROL LEVER TAB WHEN THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL IS RELEASED. IF THIS CONDITION OCCURS, THE THROTTLE WILL NOT RETURN TO THE IDLE POSITION AND WILL REMAIN IN AN OPEN POSITION.

    Consequence:

    IF THIS OCCURS DURING VEHICLE OPERATION, THE DRIVER COULD LOSE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL INSTALL A CRUISE CONTROL CABLE RETAINING CLIP TO THE CRUISE CONTROL LEVER TAB ON THE THROTTLE SHAFT IN ORDER TO PREVENT THE CRUISE CONTROL CABLE FROM COMING OUT OF ITS TRACK. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON APRIL 12, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.
    2002 SUBARU OUTBACK
    NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:REAR
    Manufacturer:SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC.
    Manufacture Dates:05/01/1999 - 04/30/2002
    Potential Units Affected:170000

    Defect Description:

    THIS RECALL APPLIES TO CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES ORIGINALLY SOLD IN OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE STATES OF CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, KENTUCKY, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, VIRGINIA, WEST VIRGINIA, WISCONSIN, AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. CERTAIN REAR SUSPENSION SUBFRAME COMPONENTS WERE PRODUCED WITH POOR PAINT QUALITY WHICH, AFTER CONTINUED EXPOSURE TO CORROSIVE ROAD SALTS FOR A PERIOD OF SEVERAL YEARS, COULD RESULT IN RUST-OUT OF THE COMPONENT AND POSSIBLE BREAKAGE OF THE SUBFRAME.

    Consequence:

    IF SUCH BREAKAGE OCCURS WHILE THE VEHICLE IS BEING OPERATED, CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE COULD BE AFFECTED, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL CLEAN AND RUST-PROOF THE REAR SUSPENSION SUBFRAME. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 14, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.
    2002 SUBARU OUTBACK
    NHTSA Campaign ID:SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
    Manufacturer:SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC.
    Manufacture Dates:02/08/2002 - 03/01/2002
    Potential Units Affected:1252

    Defect Description:

    ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDERS MAY NOT FUNCTION PROPERLY IN AMBIENT TEMPERATURES BELOW FREEZING 32 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT AND LOWER).

    Consequence:

    AT THESE TEMPERATURES, THE BRAKES MAY NOT RELEASE AFTER BEING APPLIED, EVEN WHEN THE DRIVER'S FOOT IS NO LONGER ON THE BRAKE PEDAL. THIS CAN OCCUR WITHOUR PRIOR WARNING, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A CRASH.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE MASTER CYLINDERS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 21, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.
    2002 SUBARU OUTBACK
    NHTSA Campaign ID:POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
    Manufacturer:SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC.
    Manufacture Dates:06/01/2001 - 09/30/2002
    Potential Units Affected:172564

    Defect Description:

    CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY AND PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS WERE PRODUCED WITH AN IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED TRANSMISSION PARKING ROD. WHEN THE TRANSMISSION SELECTOR LEVER IS PLACED IN THE "P" (PARK) POSITION, THE TRANSMISSION PARK MECHANISM, THAT IS INTENDED TO HOLD YOUR VEHICLE, MAY NOT ENGAGE.

    Consequence:

    THE VEHICLE COULD THEN MOVE/ROLL WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION PARKING ROD ASSEMBLY. OWNER NOTIFICATION JANUARY 8, 2003. AN INTERIM OWNER NOTIFICATION WILL BE SENT DURING NOVEMBER 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.
    2002 SUBARU WRX
    NHTSA Campaign ID:FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
    Manufacturer:SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC.
    Manufacture Dates:09/22/2000 - 09/12/2002
    Potential Units Affected:5724

    Defect Description:

    SUBARU IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2002 AND 2003 IMPREZA WRX VEHICLES ORIGINALLY SOLD IN OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE STATES OF SOUTH DAKOTA, NEBRASKA, NORTH DAKOTA, MINNESOTA, IDAHO, IOWA, MONTANA, COLORADO, WISCONSIN, NEW YORK, WYOMING, MICHIGAN, ALASKA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, VERMONT, AND MAINE. DURING COLD STARTS, TYPICALLY UNDER EXTREMELY COLD TEMPERATURES, FUEL LEAKS IN THE FUEL DELIVERY LINE COULD OCCUR WHERE THE LINE CONNECTS WITH A RUBBER HOSE.

    Consequence:

    FUEL LEAKS, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL LINE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 31, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.

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