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2009 Subaru Outback 3.0R Limited

SAFETY FEATURES
 
  • Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment
  • Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags
  • Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Activated By Seatbelt Engagement
  • Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment
  • Front and Rear Side Head Curtain Airbags
  • Front Passenger and Rear Automatic Locking Retractors
  • Front Active Head Restraints
  • L A T C H
  • Front and Rear Crumple Zones
  • Front Seatbelt Height Adjusters
  • Rear 3-Point Center Seatbelt
  • Front and Rear 3-Point Seatbelts
  • Front Pretensioners With Force Limiters
  • Side Guard Door Beams
 
Crash Test Results for the 2009 Subaru Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
2009 Subaru Forester 5555Not Tested
2009 Subaru Impreza 5554Not Tested
2009 Subaru Impreza 5554Not Tested
2009 Subaru Legacy 5555Not Tested
2009 Subaru Outback 5555Not Tested
2009 Subaru Tribeca 5555Not Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 2009 Subaru Tribeca 3.0R Limited
2009 SUBARU OUTBACK:

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: 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: 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 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: 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: 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: 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: 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
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: 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: 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: 15-133-08R
THIS BULLETIN CONTAINS ILLUSTRATIONS OF EXCHANGE COMPONENTS AND THEIR MANUFACTURER AS WELL AS A DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPER EXCHANGE PROCEDURE. THE PURPOSE OF REVISING THIS BULLETIN WAS TO CORRECT THE TRIBECA REAR SEAT DVD UNIT PART NUMBERS.

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: 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: 18-181-15 (2)
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. The tables contained within this bulletin are to be used as guides for bec

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: SB-001487
SUBARU: INFORMATION BEING PROVIDED REGARDING COUNTERFEIT AIR BAGS, BEING USED AS REPLACEMENT PARTS AND INSTALLED IN CERTAIN VEHICLES. MODELS 2008-2011 LEGACY, OUTBACK, IMPREZA, FORESTER. *PE

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-WVM-23
SUBARU SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM) REPROGRAMMING. UNDER CERTAIN SEVERE DRIVING PATTERNS, SUCH AS HIGH SPEED HIGHWAY/UPHILL DRIVING AND/OR ACCELERATING WITH HIGH ENGINE REVOLU

Bulletin Number: SB-WVM-23
SUBARU SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM) REPROGRAMMING. UNDER CERTAIN SEVERE DRIVING PATTERNS, SUCH AS HIGH SPEED HIGHWAY/UPHILL DRIVING AND/OR ACCELERATING WITH HIGH ENGINE REVOLU

Bulletin Number: SB-WVM-23
SUBARU SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM) REPROGRAMMING. UNDER CERTAIN SEVERE DRIVING PATTERNS, SUCH AS HIGH SPEED HIGHWAY/UPHILL DRIVING AND/OR ACCELERATING WITH HIGH ENGINE REVOLU

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

Bulletin Number: SPB-WVU-31
SUBARU SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. ECM REPROGRAMMING PROCEDURE. 2006-2010 LEGACY/OUTBACK/FORESTER/IMPREZA. *RM UPDATED 9/26/11. *PE

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

Bulletin Number: TKA-B-C
Subject: Takata Recall Expansion ? New Subaru Recall Campaigns TKA-16, TKB-16, TKC-16 covering all non-desiccated frontal Takata PSAN inflators. Each phase of the expansions will address the most at risk vehicles first and is divided into

Bulletin Number: WQD-40
SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. HAS DETERMINED VEHICLES AFFECTED BY THIS SERVICE PROGRAM REQUIRE FRONT CATALYTIC CONVERTER REPLACEMENT AND ECM REPROGRAMMING. FOR VEHICLES AFFECTED BY THIS SERVICE PROGRAM, EFFICIENCY OF THE FRONT CATALYTIC CONVERTER

Bulletin Number: WQD-40
SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. HAS DETERMINED VEHICLES AFFECTED BY THIS SERVICE PROGRAM REQUIRE FRONT CATALYTIC CONVERTER REPLACEMENT AND ECM REPROGRAMMING. FOR VEHICLES AFFECTED BY THIS SERVICE PROGRAM, EFFICIENCY OF THE FRONT CATALYTIC CONVERTER

Bulletin Number: WQD-40
SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. HAS DETERMINED VEHICLES AFFECTED BY THIS SERVICE PROGRAM REQUIRE FRONT CATALYTIC CONVERTER REPLACEMENT AND ECM REPROGRAMMING. FOR VEHICLES AFFECTED BY THIS SERVICE PROGRAM, EFFICIENCY OF THE FRONT CATALYTIC CONVERTER

Bulletin Number: WQD-40
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: WQD-40
SUBARU: OVER TIME, FRONT CATALYTIC CONVERTER EFFICIENCY DEGRADES BEYOND AN ACCEPTABLE LEVEL AND RELEASES AIR POLLUTANTS THAT REQUIRES THE FRONT CATALYTIC CONVERTER TO BE REPLACED AND ECM TO BE REPROGRAMMED. MODELS 2008-2009 LEGACY, OUTBAC

Bulletin Number: WQD-40
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: WQD-40DA
SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. HAS DETERMINED THAT VEHICLES AFFECTED BY THIS SERVICE PROGRAM REQUIRE FRONT CATALYTIC CONVERTER REPLACEMENT AND ECM REPROGRAMMING. FOR VEHICLES AFFECTED BY THIS SERVICE PROGRAM, EFFICIENCY OF THE FRONT CATALYTIC CONV

Bulletin Number: WQD-40DA
SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. HAS DETERMINED THAT VEHICLES AFFECTED BY THIS SERVICE PROGRAM REQUIRE FRONT CATALYTIC CONVERTER REPLACEMENT AND ECM REPROGRAMMING. FOR VEHICLES AFFECTED BY THIS SERVICE PROGRAM, EFFICIENCY OF THE FRONT CATALYTIC CONV

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
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-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: WQR53-memo
NHTSA announced in a press conference today,  the planned expansion of the airbag inflator recall to an additional 35 to 40 million vehicles from various manufacturers nationwide. We are currently assessing which of our models may be cove

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: WVM-23
SUBARU SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. A SOFTWARE PROBLEM IS CAUSING THE CATALYTIC CONVERTER TO DEGRADE WHEN DRIVING AT HIGH SPEEDS. THIS WILL CAUSE THE ENGINE LIGHT TO COME ON. *RM

Bulletin Number: WVM-23
SUBARU SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. A SOFTWARE PROBLEM IS CAUSING THE CATALYTIC CONVERTER TO DEGRADE WHEN DRIVING AT HIGH SPEEDS. THIS WILL CAUSE THE ENGINE LIGHT TO COME ON. *RM

Bulletin Number: WVM23R
REVISED. CA PZEV SPEC MODELS ONLY. Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) has determined that vehicles affected by this Service Program require ECM reprogramming. Under certain severe driving patterns, such as high speed highway/uphill driving an

Bulletin Number: WVU31R
2.5 Liter N/A engine only. REVISED. Subaru of America, Inc. has determined that vehicles affected by this Service Program require ECM reprogramming. A modification to the Engine Control Module software logic has been developed to impr

Bulletin Number: WVU31R
2.5 Liter N/A engine only. REVISED. Subaru of America, Inc. has determined that vehicles affected by this Service Program require ECM reprogramming. A modification to the Engine Control Module software logic has been developed to impr


2009 SUBARU OUTBACK SPORT:

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
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: 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: SB-05-50-10R
SUBARU: THERE IS A STEERING WHEEL VIBRATION AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS DUE TO AN IMPORPER WHEEL BALANCE. *RM

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

 
Recalls for 2009 Subaru Tribeca 3.0R Limited
2009 SUBARU OUTBACK
NHTSA Campaign ID: 14V311000
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 04/01/2008 - 04/30/2009
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.
2009 SUBARU OUTBACK
NHTSA Campaign ID: 13V110000
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 04/01/2008 - 04/30/2009
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.
2009 SUBARU OUTBACK
NHTSA Campaign ID: 16V358000
Component: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 01/30/2008 - 08/30/2011
Potential Units Affected: 302127
Defect Description:
Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain model year 2003-2004 Legacy, Outback, 2009-2011 Legacy, Outback, Forester, 2006-2011 Impreza, Tribeca, 2003-2006 Baja, and 2006 Saab 9-2x vehicles originally sold or that have ever been registered in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or "Zone A." These vehicles may be equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.
Consequence:
An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Action to take:
Subaru will notify their owners. General Motors will notify Saab owners. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began August 26, 2016. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-856-488-8500. Saab owners may contact GM at 1-800-955-9007. Subaru's number for this recall is TKA-16.
2009 SUBARU OUTBACK
NHTSA Campaign ID: 17V026000
Component: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 01/30/2008 - 04/09/2009
Potential Units Affected: 69529
Defect Description:
Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2005-2006 Baja, 2009 Forester, Legacy and Outback and 2006-2009 Impreza (including WRX and STI models) and Tribeca vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in the states of Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.
Consequence:
An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Action to take:
Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger front air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began March 6, 2017. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru's number for this recall is TKB-17.
2009 SUBARU OUTBACK
NHTSA Campaign ID: 16V738000
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 12/08/2005 - 10/23/2008
Potential Units Affected: 100127
Defect Description:
Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain model year 2007-2009 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles, 2008-2014 Impreza vehicles and 2009-2013 Forester vehicles, all equipped with turbo-charged engines. The relay that controls the secondary air injection pump may fail, causing the pump to continuously operate and overheat.
Consequence:
If the air injection pump overheats, it may melt and increase the risk of a fire.
Action to take:
Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the secondary air injection pump relay, free of charge. The recall began December 2016. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru's number for this recall is WTM-73.
2009 SUBARU OUTBACK
NHTSA Campaign ID: 17V014000
Component: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 05/02/2008 - 06/04/2012
Potential Units Affected: 53480
Defect Description:
Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2005-2006 Subaru Baja, 2006-2011 Impreza (including WRX and STI models), 2006-2012 Tribeca, 2009-2012 Forester, Legacy, Outback, and 2012 WRX vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in the states of Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.
Consequence:
An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Action to take:
Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began March 6, 2017. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru's number for this recall is TKA-17.
2009 SUBARU OUTBACK
NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V012000
Component: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 05/01/2008 - 05/21/2013
Potential Units Affected: 64179
Defect Description:
Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2009-2013 Legacy, Forester, Tribeca, WRX and Outback vehicles, and 2009-2011 Impreza vehicles sold, or ever registered, in the states of Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.
Consequence:
An explosion of an inflator within the passenger frontal air bag module may result in sharp metal fragments striking the front seat passenger, driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Action to take:
Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began on February 9, 2018. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru's number for this recall is TKA-18.
2009 SUBARU OUTBACK
NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V013000
Component: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 04/30/2008 - 05/07/2010
Potential Units Affected: 93209
Defect Description:
Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2009-2010 Tribeca, Impreza, Forester, WRX, Legacy, and Outback vehicles sold, or ever registered, in the states of Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.
Consequence:
An explosion of an inflator within the passenger frontal air bag module may result in sharp metal fragments striking the front seat passenger, driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Action to take:
Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began on February 9, 2018. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru's number for this recall is TKB-18.
2009 SUBARU OUTBACK
NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V014000
Component: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 03/28/2008 - 04/09/2009
Potential Units Affected: 72150
Defect Description:
Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2009 Tribeca, Impreza, Forester, WRX, Legacy, and Outback vehicles sold, or ever registered, in the states of Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.
Consequence:
An explosion of an inflator within the passenger frontal air bag module may result in sharp metal fragments striking the front seat passenger, driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Action to take:
Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflators, free of charge. The recall began on February 9, 2018. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru's number for this recall is TKC-18.
2009 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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