1998 SUBARU Impreza

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

3 Recalls for 1998 SUBARU Impreza

Recall Date Component Summary
May 11, 2009 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

DOPE, INC. IS RECALLING 42,540 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, “LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.” THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.

Remedy:

DOPE, INC. WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 28, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DOPE, INC. AT 1-626-272-1798.

April 7, 2009 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

SABERSPORT IS RECALLING 16,270 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, “LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.” THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.

Remedy:

SABERSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 11, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SABERSPORT AT 1-909-598-7589.

August 11, 2008 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

K2 MOTOR IS RECALLING 1,921 AFTERMARKET HEADLAMPS OF VARIOUS MODELS SOLD FOR USE ON THE ABOVE LISTED VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS ARE MISSING THE AMBER SIDE REFLEX REFLECTOR WHICH FAILS TO CONFORM WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, “LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.”

Remedy:

K2 MOTOR WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND. THE RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMEBER 17, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT K2 MOTOR AT 1-909-839-2992.

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2 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1998 SUBARU Impreza

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Date Component  
tire
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44 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1998 SUBARU Impreza

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Date Component  
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11021833
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10168246
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10110468
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 10086572
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10081183
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10078362
UNKNOWN OR OTHER | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10070799
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10018895
SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING
ODI Number: 10009580
POWER TRAIN:TRANSFER CASE (4-WHEEL DRIVE)
ODI Number: 10002761
SUSPENSION:MULTIPLE AXLE
ODI Number: 8006041
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT
ODI Number: 897813
POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT | POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT
ODI Number: 888301
SUSPENSION:REAR:SHOCK ABSORBER
ODI Number: 882468
SUSPENSION:MULTIPLE AXLE
ODI Number: 785695
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 785695
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 785695
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 785695
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 785695
SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING
ODI Number: 786444
SUSPENSION:MULTIPLE AXLE
ODI Number: 768536
SUSPENSION:MULTIPLE AXLE
ODI Number: 755084
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 748498
POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT
ODI Number: 743644
POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY | POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT
ODI Number: 740448
POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT
ODI Number: 739775
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 737421
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 608628
SUSPENSION:MULTIPLE AXLE
ODI Number: 559538
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 559538
SUSPENSION:MULTIPLE AXLE
ODI Number: 560626
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 560457
SUSPENSION:MULTIPLE AXLE | SUSPENSION:MULTIPLE AXLE
ODI Number: 555948
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 545833
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 545833
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 545833
INTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 545833
POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 545833
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 545833
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 545833
WHEELS:HUB
ODI Number: 545833
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 545833
SUSPENSION:FRONT:MACPHERSON STRUT
ODI Number: 545833
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | SEATS
ODI Number: 536929
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0 Investigations for 1998 SUBARU Impreza

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

20 Service Alerts for 1998 SUBARU Impreza

Date Description
March 18, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin has been developed to outline the steps for gathering basic essential information during diagnosis and repair of the Infotainment concerns. (Applicable to all models with Harman or Denso CP1 Infotainment).

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June 7, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin is to advise of SOA⿿s revised catalytic converter recycling program shipping procedure.

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June 7, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin is to advise of SOA⿿s revised catalytic converter recycling program shipping procedure.

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June 17, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin contains additional information for recommended materials listed in the Service Manuals for individual models

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June 17, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin contains additional information for recommended materials listed in the Service Manuals for individual models

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February 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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.

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April 30, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

All Models (Vehicle Cleaning- COVID-19Best Practices)

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August 4, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Special Service Tools Cross Reference List.

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May 6, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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.

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July 11, 2019 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

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

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May 21, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Subaru Service and Technical Support Line Newletter.

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May 19, 2003 101000 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY

CLUTCH PEDAL STICKING. *TT

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January 5, 1999 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

CUSTOMER MAY COMPLAIN OF A SLIGHT ENGINE HESITATION ON VEHICLES WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS 2.5L AND 2.2L ENGINES. TT

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January 1, 1998 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

INFORMATION ON EXHAUST SMELL DURING COLD START. *AK

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August 1, 1998 105000 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE

INFORMATION ON INSTALLING REAR DIFFERENTIAL PROTECTOR . *TT

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December 23, 2002 021600 SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING

NEW PROCEDURE FOR REPLACING REAR WHEEL BEARINGS. *TT

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February 3, 2011 190000 TIRES

SUBARU: THERE IS A STEERING WHEEL VIBRATION AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS DUE TO AN IMPORPER WHEEL BALANCE. *RM

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March 1, 1998 122000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:FOG LIGHTS

SUBJECT REGARDING FOGLIGHT KIT #4510FA200/220 CORRECTION. *YC

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February 1, 2006 061110 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS

RUBBING MARK ON TIMING BELT. SUBARU. *TT

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April 20, 2005 151400 SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY

INFORMATION REGARDING SEAT BELT LATCH SLIDES TO THE LOWER SEAT BELT ANCHOR. *YH UPDATED *EH

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1998 SUBARU Impreza

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