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2005 Subaru Outback 3.0 R L.L.Bean Edition Wagon

SAFETY FEATURES
 
  • Warning Lights Include ABS, AWD, Airbag, Passenger Airbag Off, Alternator/Charge, Brake Fluid, Parking Brake, Check Engine, Cruise Control Set Indicator, Cruise Control On, Door Ajar, Headlights On, High Beams, Low Fuel, Low Oil Pressure, Rear Defogger, Seatbelts and Security System
  • Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags
  • Audible Warnings For Key-In-Ignition and Seatbelts Unfastened
  • Front Seatbelt Height Adjusters
  • Rear 3-Point Center Seatbelt
  • Front and Rear 3-Point Seatbelts
  • Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Activated By Seatbelt Engagement
  • Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment
  • Front Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment
  • Front and Rear Side Head Curtain Airbags
  • L A T C H
  • Front Active Head Restraints
  • Front Dual Manual Lumbar Support
  • Child Safety Door Locks Located On Rear Doors
 
Crash Test Results for the 2005 Subaru Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
2005 Subaru Baja Not
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2005 Subaru Forester 5555Not Tested
2005 Subaru Impreza 454Not
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2005 Subaru Legacy 55Not
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2005 Subaru Outback 5555Not Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 2005 Subaru Outback 3.0 R L.L.Bean Edition Wagon
2005 SUBARU OUTBACK:

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: 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
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: 02-155-14
THIS BULLETIN ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF A REVISED REPLACEMENT AIR INTAKE DUCT FOR THE TURBOCHARGED VEHICLES SPECIFIED.

Bulletin Number: 02-155-14R
INTERCOOLER/INTAKE AIR DUCT - THIS BULLETIN ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF A REVISED REPLACEMENT AIR INTAKE DUCT FOR THE TURBOCHARGED VEHICLES SPECIFIED ABOVE.

Bulletin Number: 02-162-15
"THIS SERVICE INFORMATION BULLETIN ANNOUNCES A DESIGN CHANGE TO THE OIL PRESSURE SWITCH ASSEMBLY. NICKEL PLATING HAS BEEN APPLIED TO THE INTERNAL SWITCH CONTACTS TO ENHANCE THEIR DURABILITY AND REDUCE THE POSSIBILITY OF POOR CONTACT WHICH C

Bulletin Number: 02-162-15R
"THIS SERVICE INFORMATION BULLETIN ANNOUNCES A DESIGN CHANGE TO THE OIL PRESSURE SWITCH ASSEMBLY. NICKEL PLATING HAS BEEN APPLIED TO THE INTERNAL SWITCH CONTACTS TO ENHANCE THEIR DURABILITY AND REDUCE THE POSSIBILITY OF POOR CONTACT WHICH C

Bulletin Number: 02-164-16
This Service Information bulletin announces a design change to the internal contact portion of the oil pressure switch to increase durability

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: 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: 03-58-08
SUBARU SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. THERE IS A SLIGHT POSSIBILITY THAT ONE OR BOTH OF THE VEHICLE'S REAR WHEEL BEARINGS MAY, OVER TIME, DEVELOP A NOISE CONDITION THAT CAUSES THE BEARING TO PRODUCE A WHINNYI

Bulletin Number: 03-58-08
SUBARU SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. THERE IS A SLIGHT POSSIBILITY THAT ONE OR BOTH OF THE VEHICLE'S REAR WHEEL BEARINGS MAY, OVER TIME, DEVELOP A NOISE CONDITION THAT CAUSES THE BEARING TO PRODUCE A WHINNYI

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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
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: 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: 06
TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE REPROGRAMMING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 063404
LEATHER SEPARATING FROM THE FRAME OF THE HAND BRAKE COVER. *TT

Bulletin Number: 06-47-14
REVISION TO TROUBLESHOOTING INFORMATION FOR VDC DTC C0071

Bulletin Number: 06-47-14
REVISION TO TROUBLESHOOTING INFORMATION FOR VDC DTC C0071

Bulletin Number: 06-68-19R
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: 07
TRAILER HITCH HARNESS LOCATION. SUBARU TECHTIPS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 07
HVAC INOPERATIVE AFTER WIRING HARNESS CHANGE - MORE INFORMATION. SUBARU TECHTIPS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 07
HEADLIGHT BULB SOCKET REPAIRS. *KB

Bulletin Number: 07
BATTERY GOING DEAD OR ALARM GOING OFF. SUBARU TECHTIPS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 07012004
SUBWOOFER LOCATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 07012004
AMBIENT TEMPERATURE SENSOR UPDATE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 07012004
UPDATED PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) CHECK ITEMS AND NOTES. SUBARU TECHTIPS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 07012004
CROSSBAR POSITIONING. SUBARU TECHTIPS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 07012004
TRAILER HITCH INSTALLATION. SUBARU TECHTIPS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 07012004
EC COMPASS MIRROR MOUNTING. SUBARU TECHTIPS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 07012004
H4/H6 MODEL RELAY LOCATIONS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 07012004
HOOD PROTECTOR MOUNTING POINTS. SUBARU TECHTIPS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 07012004
IMPACT SENSOR (SHOCK SENSOR) LOCATION/ACTIVATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 07012004
REAR CARGO NET PRE-ARRANGED DRILL MARKS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 07012004
SEDAN SPOILER TEMPLATE. SUBARU TECHTIPS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 07012004
SEDAN SPOILER TETHER LOCATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 07012004
SPLASH GUARD TAPE AREA. SUBARU TECHTIPS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 08252004
AXLE NUT CHECK/REPLACE PROCEDURE - WARRANY CLAIM INFORMATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 083605
ERROR CODE ER SP DISPLAY IN THE ODOMETER/TRIP METER. *TT

Bulletin Number: 09012004
ODS CODE 29. *EH

Bulletin Number: 093904
ENGINE COOLANT SYSTEM REFILLING.*MR

Bulletin Number: 094306
MODIFICATION OF MAIN COOLING FAN RELAY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 107504
AUDIO AND AUDIO/HVAC DIAGNOSTIC FACEPLATE. AUDIO UNITS NOW HAVE A DETACHABLE FACEPLATE WHICH WILL SOON BE A REPLACEMENT PART. BULLETIN NUMBER 107504 AND 1511204. *TT

Bulletin Number: 11
FREEZE FRAME DATA AND CALLING THE TECHLINE. SUBARU TECHTIPS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 117505
MODIFICATION TO FUEL TANK PRESSURE SENSOR. *TT

Bulletin Number: 118106
DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC) P0600, B0221 AND /OR B0223. *KB

Bulletin Number: 12
SEATBELT REMINDER SYSTEM DISABLEMENT. SUBARU TECHTIPS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12
WORN OR NOISY WIPER BLADES AND VISIBILITY. SUBARU. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12
RADIATOR COOLING FAN RELAY #2. *KB

Bulletin Number: 12-197-16
AS PART OF OUR DEDICATION TO CUSTOMER SATISFACTION, SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. IS INITIATING A PROGRAM TO EXTEND THE ORIGINAL NEW CAR LIMITED WARRANTY COVERAGE OF THE INSTRUMENT PANE+G108 (IP) OR DASHBOARD ASSEMBLY ON THE APPLICABLE VEHICLES

Bulletin Number: 12-197-16
AS PART OF OUR DEDICATION TO CUSTOMER SATISFACTION, SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. IS INITIATING A PROGRAM TO EXTEND THE ORIGINAL NEW CAR LIMITED WARRANTY COVERAGE OF THE INSTRUMENT PANE+G108 (IP) OR DASHBOARD ASSEMBLY ON THE APPLICABLE VEHICLES

Bulletin Number: 12-197-16R
New Car Limited Warranty coverage of the instrument panel (IP) or dashboard assembly on the applicable vehicles listed above to 10 years/regardless of miles from original start date. This warranty extension will cover a ONE TIME replacemen

Bulletin Number: 12-197-16R
As part of our dedication to customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. is initiating a program to extend the original New Car Limited Warranty coverage of the instrument panel (IP) or dashboard assembly on the applicable vehicles lis

Bulletin Number: 14-22-16R
To help reduce confusion and increase technician efficiency, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) has developed the following cross reference list to help locate the appropriate Special Service Tool.

Bulletin Number: 15
ALARM SYSTEM FUNCTIONS. SUBARU TECHTIPS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15
WATER LEAKING INTO PASSENGER FLOOR BOARD. SUBARU. TECHTIPS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15
REPLACEMENT KEYLESS REMOTES. SUBARU. TECHTIPS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 16
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION RING INDICATOR REMOVAL. SUBARU TECHTIPS *TT

Bulletin Number: 166806
VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 4 EAT DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES FOR P0851/P0852. *KB

Bulletin Number: 16-91-14
THIS SERVICE INFORMATION DESCRIBES 2 CORRECTIONS TO THE SERVICE MANUAL DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES FOR THE DTCS LISTED ABOVE. THE INFORMATION IS ONLY APPLICABLE TO VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 5AT TRANSMISSIONS AND RELATES TO DIAGNOSTICS FOR THE LOCK-U

Bulletin Number: 16-91-14
THIS SERVICE INFORMATION DESCRIBES 2 CORRECTIONS TO THE SERVICE MANUAL DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES FOR THE DTCS LISTED ABOVE. THE INFORMATION IS ONLY APPLICABLE TO VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 5AT TRANSMISSIONS AND RELATES TO DIAGNOSTICS FOR THE LOCK-U

Bulletin Number: 171005
ODS (OCCUPANT DETECTION SYSTEM) FRONT PASSENGER SEATBELT WARNING CHIME. *TT

Bulletin Number: 171106
REAR CENTER SEAT BELT INSTALLATION PROCEDURES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 18-176-15
THE PURPOSE OF THIS BULLETIN IS TO PROVIDE A DESCRIPTION OF CURRENT CHANGES TO SERVICE MANUALS AVAILABLE VIA THE SUBARU TECHNICAL INFORMATION SYSTEM (STIS) WEB SITE.

Bulletin Number: DWEP
AS PART OF SUBARUS DEDICATION TO CUSTOMER SATISFACTION, SOA IS ANNOUNCING A DASHBOARD WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM. THIS PROGRAM EXTENDS WARRANTY COVERAGE FOR DASHBOARDS ON ALL 2005-2009 SUBARU OUTBACK AND SUBARU LEGACY VEHICLES SOLD OR LEA

Bulletin Number: PM01
PARTS REMINDER: RETURNS TO TAKATA FOR WQL48 AND WQM49 AIR BAG INFLATOR

Bulletin Number: PM02
PARTS MEMO: WQL48, WQM49 TAKATA FRONT PASSENGER AIR BAG INFLATOR RECALLS

Bulletin Number: SB-02-155-14-R
SUBARU: INFORMATION REGARDING REPLACEMENT REVISION OF AIR INTAKE DUCT FOR TURBOCHARGER WHERE INSULATOR PORTION OF DUCT SEPARATES FROM DUCT AND LEAKS BOOST PRESSURE, LOSS OF POWER AND INCREASED SOUND LEVELS OCCURS. MODEL 2005-12 LEGACY, OU

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: SB-WVH-18
SUBARU: ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM)REPROGRAMMING. UNDER CERTAIN UNIQUE DRIVING PATTERNS, SUCH AS REPEATED ACCELERATION AND DECELERATION AND/OR CONTINUOUS UPHILL DRIVING AT HIGHER SPEEDS (ABOUT 75MPH), THE CATALYTIC CONVERTERS OF AFFECTED

Bulletin Number: SB-WVH-18
SUBARU: ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM)REPROGRAMMING. UNDER CERTAIN UNIQUE DRIVING PATTERNS, SUCH AS REPEATED ACCELERATION AND DECELERATION AND/OR CONTINUOUS UPHILL DRIVING AT HIGHER SPEEDS (ABOUT 75MPH), THE CATALYTIC CONVERTERS OF AFFECTED

Bulletin Number: SB-WVI-19
SUBARU: ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM) REPROGRAMMING. UNDER CERTAIN UNIQUE DRIVING PATTERNS, SUCH AS REPEATED ACCELERATION AND DECELERATION AND/OR CONTINUOUS UPHILL DRIVING AT HIGHER SPEEDS (ABOUT 75MPH), THE CATALYTIC CONVERTERS OF AFFECTIV

Bulletin Number: SB-WVI-19
SUBARU: ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM) REPROGRAMMING. UNDER CERTAIN UNIQUE DRIVING PATTERNS, SUCH AS REPEATED ACCELERATION AND DECELERATION AND/OR CONTINUOUS UPHILL DRIVING AT HIGHER SPEEDS (ABOUT 75MPH), THE CATALYTIC CONVERTERS OF AFFECTIV

Bulletin Number: SM01
SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT OF SUBARU RECALL CAMPAIGN: FRONT PASSENGER AIR BAG INFLATORS WQP-51

Bulletin Number: SM01 - WQM-49
ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEW SUBARU RECALL CAMPAIGN: FRONT PASSENGER AIR BAG INFLATORS WQM-49

Bulletin Number: SM02 - TAKATA
RETURNS TO TAKATA FOR WQL48 AND WQM49 AIR BAG INFLATOR

Bulletin Number: SM04 - TAKATA
UPDATED STATEMENT ON TAKATA AIRBAGS POSTED ON SUBARU.COM

Bulletin Number: SM07
SERVICE MEMO REGARDING SPRAY APPLICATION GUN ASSEMBLY / USE CAUTION

Bulletin Number: Subaru Tech Tips
Subaru Service and Technical Support Line Newletter.

Bulletin Number: WQG-43
Subaru of America, Inc. has determined that a defect, which relates to motor vehicle safety, exists on certain 2005-2009 model year Subaru Legacy / Outback vehicles currently or formerly registered in at least one of the ?salt-belt? states

Bulletin Number: WQG-43
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: WQG-43
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: WQG-43
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: WQG-43R
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: WQG-43R
CAMPAIGN WQG-43R - BRAKE LINE CORROSION

Bulletin Number: WQG-43U
Update: Subaru Recall Campaign WQG43: Brake Line Corrosion On March 27, 2013, Subaru of America, Inc. announced that a defect, which relates to motor vehicle safety, exists on the following affected vehicles. These vehicles may have been m

Bulletin Number: WQG-43A
SUBJECT: NEW SUBARU RECALL CAMPAIGN: BRAKE LINE CORROSION WQG]43 SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. HAS DETERMINED THAT A DEFECT, WHICH RELATES TO MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY, EXISTS ON THE FOLLOWING AFFECTED VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN MANUFACTU

Bulletin Number: WQK-47
WQK-47 - BRAKE LINE CORROSION PRODUCT CAMPAIGN BULLETIN

Bulletin Number: WQK-47
NEW SUBARU RECALL CAMPAIGN: BRAKE LINE CORROSION WQK]47

Bulletin Number: WQK-47R
WQK-47 - BRAKE LINE CORROSION PRODUCT CAMPAIGN BULLETIN

Bulletin Number: WQM-49
UPDATE: WQM]49 FRONT PASSENGER AIR BAG INFLATOR RECALL (NHTSA ID 14V]471)

Bulletin Number: WQM-49
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: WQM-49
WQM-49 - REGIONAL FRONT PASSENGER AIR BAG INFLATOR REPLACEMENT

Bulletin Number: WQM-49R
THE REVISEMENT OF THIS RECALL ADVISES (WQM-49) HAS BEEN SUPERSEDED TO THE WQP-51 REGIONAL FRONT PASSENGER TAKATA AIR BAG INFLATOR RECALL.

Bulletin Number: WQP-51
THIS BULLETIN ANNOUNCES SUBARU IS CONDUCTING THIS LIMITED REGIONAL RECALL TO REPLACE THE FRONT PASSENGER AIR BAG INFLATORS PRODUCED BY TK HOLDINGS, INC. (TAKATA) IN CERTAIN 2003-2005 MODEL YEAR LEGACY, OUTBACK, AND BAJA VEHICLES AND CERTAIN

Bulletin Number: WQP-51R
SUBARU IS CONDUCTING THIS LIMITED REGIONAL RECALL TO REPLACE THE FRONT PASSENGER AIR BAG INFLATORS PRODUCED BY TK HOLDINGS, INC. (TAKATA) IN CERTAIN 2003-2005 MODEL YEAR LEGACY, OUTBACK, AND BAJA VEHICLES AND CERTAIN 2004-2005 MODEL YEAR IM

Bulletin Number: WQP-51RA
THIS ANNOUNCEMENT PROVIDES A GEOGRAPHIC EXPANSION OF THE CURRENT WQM]49 TAKATA AIRBAG LIMITED REGIONAL RECALL.

Bulletin Number: WQR-53
Update: Front Passenger Air Bag Inflators recall is being expanded to include all 2005]2008 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles. This is an expansion from the current WQP]51 limited regional recall for certain 2005 model year Legac

Bulletin Number: WQR53
Based on ballistic testing results, it has been determined that affected vehicles with registration history in high absolute humidity (HAH) areas are more susceptible to rupture. Owner notification letters were mailed to the owners of those

Bulletin Number: WQR 53A 1
Owner Notification Subaru will begin mailing to affected vehicle owners on June 17, 2015. The first owners to receive notification will be owners identified based on registration data in areas of high absolute humidity (FL, HI, PR, GU, VI,

Bulletin Number: WQR-53C
UPDATE: FRONT PASSENGER AIR BAG INFLATORS WQR-53 (2005-2008 LEGACY AND OUTBACK VEHICLES). THE WQR-53 RECALL IS BEING EXPANDED TO INCLUDE ALL 2005-2008 MODEL YEAR LEGACY AND OUTBACK VEHICLES. THIS IS AN EXPANSION FROM THE CURRENT WQP-51 LIMI

Bulletin Number: WQR-53R
Recall Bulletin Revised. UPDATE ? April 2016: New and different inflators are available for affected 2004-2005 Impreza, WRX, and STI vehicles. As a result, there are different installation instructions depending on the inflator being insta

Bulletin Number: WQR-53R
"THE VEHICLES INCLUDED IN THIS CONSOLIDATED NATIONAL RECALL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING: AFFECTED 2004-2005 IMPREZA, WRX, AND STI MODELS FROM THE NATIONAL EXPANSION OF THE WQP-51 RECALL 2003-2004 LEGACY, OUTBACK, AND BAJA VEHICLES AFFECTED

Bulletin Number: WQR-53U
UPDATE: OWNER NOTIFICATION SUBARU RECALL CAMPAIGN: FRONT PASSENGER AIR BAG INFLATORS WQR]53 OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTERS WERE MAILED SEPTEMBER 30, 2015 DESCRIPTION. ALL VEHICLES PREVIOUSLY AFFECTED BY THE WQL-48 RECALL THAT WERE NOT YET REP

Bulletin Number: WQR-53U
SUBJECT: UPDATE: FRONT PASSENGER AIR BAG INFLATORS WQR-53 (2005-2008 LEGACY AND OUTBACK VEHICLES). THE WQR-53 RECALL IS BEING EXPANDED TO INCLUDE ALL 2005-2008 MODEL YEAR LEGACY AND OUTBACK VEHICLES. THIS IS AN EXPANSION FROM THE CURRENT WQ

Bulletin Number: WQR-53U
SUBJECT: UPDATE: FRONT PASSENGER AIR BAG INFLATORS WQR-53 (2005-2008 LEGACY AND OUTBACK VEHICLES). THE WQR-53 RECALL IS BEING EXPANDED TO INCLUDE ALL 2005-2008 MODEL YEAR LEGACY AND OUTBACK VEHICLES. THIS IS AN EXPANSION FROM THE CURRENT WQ

Bulletin Number: WQR-53U2
UPDATE: FRONT PASSENGER AIR BAG INFLATORS WQR-53 THE WQR-53 RECALL IS BEING EXPANDED TO INCLUDE ALL 2005-2008 MODEL YEAR LEGACY AND OUTBACK VEHICLES. THIS IS AN EXPANSION FROM THE CURRENT WQP-51 LIMITED REGIONAL RECALL FOR CERTAIN 2005 MODE

Bulletin Number: WQR-53UM
WE ANNOUNCED LATE LAST MONTH THAT THE WQR-53 TAKATA FRONT PASSENGER AIR BAG INFLATOR RECALL HAS BEEN EXPANDED TO INCLUDE ALL 2005-2008 MODEL YEAR LEGACY AND OUTBACK VEHICLES. DUE TO THE SEVERITY OF THE INDUSTRY-WIDE TAKATA RECALL SITUATI

Bulletin Number: WQR]53U
THE WQR-53 RECALL IS BEING EXPANDED TO INCLUDE ALL 2005-2008 MODEL YEAR LEGACY AND OUTBACK VEHICLES. THIS IS AN EXPANSION FROM THE CURRENT WQP-51 LIMITED REGIONAL RECALL FOR CERTAIN 2005 MODEL YEAR LEGACY AND OUTBACK VEHICLES, TO A NATIO

Bulletin Number: WQR]53U
THE WQR-53 RECALL IS BEING EXPANDED TO INCLUDE ALL 2005-2008 MODEL YEAR LEGACY AND OUTBACK VEHICLES. THIS IS AN EXPANSION FROM THE CURRENT WQP-51 LIMITED REGIONAL RECALL FOR CERTAIN 2005 MODEL YEAR LEGACY AND OUTBACK VEHICLES, TO A NATIO

Bulletin Number: WQR]53U
UPDATE: OWNER NOTIFICATION SUBARU RECALL CAMPAIGN: FRONT PASSENGER AIR BAG INFLATORS WQR]53 OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTERS WERE MAILED SEPTEMBER 30, 2015 DESCRIPTION. ALL VEHICLES PREVIOUSLY AFFECTED BY THE WQL]48 RECALL THAT WERE NOT YET REP

Bulletin Number: WUF-91
Owner Notification, Owners will be notified by first class mail on May 10, 2019. Owners with a valid email address on file will also be notified by email. Subaru retailers with affected vehicles will receive an affected VIN list from their

Bulletin Number: WUF-91
Owner Notification, Owners will be notified by first class mail on May 10, 2019. Owners with a valid email address on file will also be notified by email. Subaru retailers with affected vehicles will receive an affected VIN list from their

Bulletin Number: WUF-91-041219
New Subaru Safety Recall: WUF-91 Replacement Ignition Switch Recall Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain vehicles in the ranges listed below to inspect and potentially replace the ignition switch. A total of 511 U.S. vehicl

Bulletin Number: WUF-91-041219
New Subaru Safety Recall: WUF-91 Replacement Ignition Switch Recall Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain vehicles in the ranges listed below to inspect and potentially replace the ignition switch. A total of 511 U.S. vehicl

Bulletin Number: WUF-91R
Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain vehicles in the ranges listed below to inspect and potentially replace the ignition switch. A total of 511 U.S. vehicles will be affected by this recall.

Bulletin Number: WUF-91R
Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain vehicles in the ranges listed below to inspect and potentially replace the ignition switch. A total of 511 U.S. vehicles will be affected by this recall.

Bulletin Number: WUF-91R
Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain vehicles in the ranges listed below to inspect and potentially replace the ignition switch. A total of 511 U.S. vehicles will be affected by this recall.

Bulletin Number: WUF-91R
Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain vehicles in the ranges listed below to inspect and potentially replace the ignition switch. A total of 511 U.S. vehicles will be affected by this recall.

Bulletin Number: WVH18R
PZEV MODELS ONLY. REVISED. This Campaign only applies to vehicles with motor vehicle registration in the States of California, Massachusetts, Maine, New York and Vermont. For affected vehicles registered in any other state, see Service P

Bulletin Number: WVH18R
PZEV MODELS ONLY. REVISED. This Campaign only applies to vehicles with motor vehicle registration in the States of California, Massachusetts, Maine, New York and Vermont. For affected vehicles registered in any other state, see Service P

Bulletin Number: WVI19R
PZEV MODELS ONLY. REVISED. This Campaign applies to vehicles in any state except those with motor vehicle registrations in the States of California, Massachusetts, Maine, New York or Vermont. For affected vehicles registered in these st

Bulletin Number: WVI19R
PZEV MODELS ONLY. REVISED. This Campaign applies to vehicles in any state except those with motor vehicle registrations in the States of California, Massachusetts, Maine, New York or Vermont. For affected vehicles registered in these st

 
Recalls for 2005 Subaru Outback 3.0 R L.L.Bean Edition Wagon
2005 SUBARU OUTBACK
NHTSA Campaign ID: 04V274000
Component: AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
Manufacturer: SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC.
Manufacture Dates: 10/02/2003 - 06/01/2004
Potential Units Affected: 1987
Defect Description:
THE LEFT AND RIGHT SIDE CURTAIN AIR BAGS IN CERTAIN VEHICLES INVOLVED IN THIS CAMPAIGN MAY NOT FULLY DEPLOY RAPIDLY ENOUGH WHEN ACTIVATED IN A SIDE IMPACT COLLISION. DURING A SIDE IMPACT TEST CONDUCTED BY THE INSURANCE INSTITUTE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY (IIHS), THE TEST RESULTS INDICATED THAT THERE WAS A DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE IIHS TEST RESULTS AND THE RESULT OF SIDE IMPACT TESTS CONDUCTED BY FHI.
Consequence:
THIS MAY RESULT IN FAILURE TO PROVIDE THE INTENDED HEAD PROTECTION, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY TO A SEAT OCCUPANT.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LEFT AND RIGHT SIDE CURTAIN AIR BAG MODULES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 11, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783. .
2005 SUBARU OUTBACK
NHTSA Campaign ID: 14V311000
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 12/01/2003 - 05/30/2005
Potential Units Affected: 461338
Defect Description:
Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain model year 2005-2009 Outback and Legacy, 2008-2011 Impreza and 2008-2014 Impreza WRX/STI, and 2009-2013 Forester vehicles, currently, or formerly, registered in Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia. Salt water could splash on the brake lines through a gap in the fuel tank protector, resulting in excessive corrosion of the brake lines. Note that affected vehicles not currently, or formerly registered, in the salt belt states identified above are eligible for repair, at no cost to the customer, upon request.
Consequence:
Brake line corrosion may result in brake fluid leakage. Fluid leakage may result in longer distances being required to slow or stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will test the brake system by depressing the brake pedal and inspecting for brake fluid leaks. If no brake fluid seepage is observed, the affected areas will be rustproofed with anti-corrosion wax. If brake fluid seepage is observed, the brake lines will be replaced followed by rustproofing with anti-corrosion wax. These services will be performed free of charge. The recall began July 2014 and second notifications will run through November 2014. Owners may contact Subaru at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru's recall campaign number is WQK-47. Note: This recall supersedes recall 13V-110 which applied to certain 2005-2009 Legacy/Outback vehicles. Vehicles that were remedied under the previous campaign still need additional areas rust-proofed.
2005 SUBARU OUTBACK
NHTSA Campaign ID: 15V323000
Component: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 02/18/2003 - 05/05/2008
Potential Units Affected: 432016
Defect Description:
Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain model year 2003-2004 Subaru Baja vehicles manufactured January 22, 2003, to July 21, 2004, 2004-2005 Impreza vehicles manufactured January 28, 2003, to May 31, 2005, 2003-2008 Subaru Legacy vehicles manufactured January 22, 2003, to May 2, 2008, 2003-2008 Subaru Outback vehicles manufactured February 18, 2003, to May 5, 2008, and 2005 Saab 9-2x vehicles manufactured February 11, 2004, to March 17, 2005. The affected vehicles are equipped with a passenger side frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture upon its deployment.
Consequence:
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants potentially resulting in serious injury or death.
Action to take:
Subaru will notify their owners and General Motors will notify Saab owners. Dealers will replace the passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. The Subaru recall began on June 17, 2015. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. The Saab recall began on July 27, 2015. Owners of Saab vehicles may call 1-800-955-9007. Subaru's number for this recall is WQR-53. Note: The recall completely supersedes recall 14V-399 (WQL-48) and partially supersedes recall 14V-763 (WQP-51) in that model year 2004 through 2005 Subaru Impreza and model year 2005 Saab 9-2x vehicles are now only part of this campaign. Note: On December 18, 2015 Subaru informed NHTSA of an expansion of this recall to include certain model year 2003-2004 Subaru Baja, 2003-2008 Subaru Legacy and 2003-2008 Subaru Outback vehicles.
2005 SUBARU OUTBACK
NHTSA Campaign ID: 13V110000
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 12/01/2003 - 05/31/2005
Potential Units Affected: 274402
Defect Description:
Subaru is recalling certain model year 2005-2009 Outback and Legacy vehicles manufactured from December 2003, through April 2009 and currently, or formerly, registered in Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia. Salt water could splash on the brake lines through a gap in the fuel tank protector, resulting in excessive corrosion of the brake lines.
Consequence:
Brake line corrosion may result in brake fluid leakage. Fluid leakage may result in longer distances being required to slow or stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicles. If no brake fluid seepage is observed, the affected area will be rustproofed with anti-corrosion wax. If brake fluid seepage is observed, the brake lines will be replaced followed by rustproofing with anti-corrosion wax. These services will be performed free of charge. The recall began on May 30, 2013. Owners may contact Subaru at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru's recall campaign number is WQG-43.
2005 SUBARU OUTBACK
NHTSA Campaign ID: 14V763000
Component: AIR BAGS
Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 02/06/2004 - 10/06/2004
Potential Units Affected: 4175
Defect Description:
Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain model year 2003-2004 Legacy and Outback vehicles, and 2003-2005 Baja vehicles sold, or ever registered, in geographic locations associated with high absolute humidity. Specifically, vehicles sold, or ever registered, in Puerto Rico, Hawaii, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Saipan, American Samoa, Florida and adjacent counties in southern Georgia, as well as the coastal areas of Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Upon deployment of the passenger side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.
Consequence:
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger┐s frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants potentially resulting in serious injury or death.
Action to take:
Subaru will notify their owners. Dealers will replace the passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began on January 15, 2015. Owners may contact Subaru at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru's number for this recall is WQP-51. Note: This recall supersedes recall 14V-471. This recall has been partially superseded by 15V-323. All 2005 model year Subaru Legacy and Outback vehicles will now be repaired under recall 15V-323.
2005 SUBARU OUTBACK
NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V297000
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 03/11/2004 - 04/30/2014
Potential Units Affected: 511
Defect Description:
Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2009-2013 Forester vehicles, 2008-2011 Impreza vehicles, 2008-2014 WRX vehicles, 2005-2014 Legacy vehicles, 2005-2014 Outback vehicles and 2006-2008 Tribeca vehicles equipped with a mechanical key ignition switch installed as a replacement part. The ball spring inside the switch may break, reducing the strength of the ignition switch. If this occurs, the weight on the key ring and certain road conditions could cause the ignition switch to move out of the run position to the accessory position, turning off the engine.
Consequence:
The engine turning off unexpectedly can increase the risk of a crash. If a crash occurs under this condition, the air bag may not deploy, increasing the risk of injury.
Action to take:
Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the ignition switch, replacing the ignition switch, if necessary, free of charge. The recall began May 10, 2019. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru's number for this recall is WUF-91.
 
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