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US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 16V292000
Mfg's Report Date: MAY 10, 2016
Component: STEERING:COLUMN
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 48500


Summary:
Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Legacy and Outback vehicles manufactured February 29, 2016, to May 6, 2016. The steering column on the affected vehicles may have been improperly machined, and as a result, turning the steering wheel may have no effect on the direction of the wheels.

Consequence:
The loss of steering ability would increase the risk of a crash.

Remedy:
Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the lot number on the steering column, replacing the steering column, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began May 13, 2016. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783 or by visiting http://www.wtd65.service-campaign.com. Subaru's number for this recall is WTD-65. Note: Until the vehicles have been inspected, owners are advised not to drive their vehicles.

Dates of Manufacture:
APR 17, 2016 to APR 28, 2016

Manufacturer Recall Number:
WTD-65

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