1999 SUBARU Legacy

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

3 Recalls for 1999 SUBARU Legacy

Recall Date Component Summary
March 3, 1999 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM (ABS). (THE 1999 2.2 LITER LEGACY VEHICLES ARE EXCLUDED). IN EXTREMELY COLD WEATHER, THE BRAKE PEDAL GOES TO THE FLOOR AND THE VEHICLE STOPPING DISTANCE IS INCREASED.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER.

June 8, 1998 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES, ALSO SERVICE PARTS SUPPLIED TO SUBARU DEALERS ARE INVOLVED (LOT NUMBERS F01 J21D2, F01 J30D2, F02 J09D1, F02 J09D2, AND F02 J20D1). THE PUROLATOR OIL FILTER CANS USED ON THESE VEHICLES CAN FRACTURE CAUSING A VAPORIZED OIL SPRAY AND SUBSEQUENT OIL LEAK.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THESE ENGINE OIL FILTERS.

June 25, 2001 SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH FRONT COIL SPRINGS ORIGINALLY SOLD IN OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE STATES OF CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, KENTUCKY, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW YORK, NEW JERSEY, NEW HAMPSHIRE, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, VIRGINIA, WEST VIRGINIA, AND WISCONSIN, AND IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. THE FRONT COIL SPRINGS WERE PRODUCED WITH POOR PAINT QUALITY WHICH, AFTER CONTINUED EXPOSURE TO CORROSIVE SALT, CAN RESULT IN BREAKAGE OF THE SPRING.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL NOTIFIY CUSTOMERS TO BRING THEIR VEHICLE TO AN AUTHORIZE DEALERSHIP TO HAVE A SPRING GUARD INSTALLED ON BOTH FRONT STRUTS TO PREVENT TIRE PUNCTURE AND REPLACE ANY BROKEN SPRINGS FREE OF CHARGE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 18, 2001. 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.

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1 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1999 SUBARU Legacy

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94 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1999 SUBARU Legacy

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SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11257865
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11054207
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10714646
ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10668510
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10616335
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10592787
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10459031
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10448198
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10392215
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES | STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD
ODI Number: 10379707
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10320728
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10303002
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10275914
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10268294
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10253222
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
ODI Number: 10228668
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10226779
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL
ODI Number: 10223077
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10204796
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10192367
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10186451
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10155385
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10142699
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10127633
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10114821
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP
ODI Number: 10116226
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH
ODI Number: 10116055
EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
ODI Number: 10104071
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10091338
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10056555
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 10047981
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 10047979
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS | STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS
ODI Number: 10039507
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10033921
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10026024
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10024108
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10022985
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10014132
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10014306
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 8023907
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 9004999
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 8020823
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 8006767
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10068300
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
ODI Number: 896018
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 894118
SEATS | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 892211
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 887737
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 890603
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 865574
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
ODI Number: 863410
POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 856663
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 852366
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 853089
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 851504
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 847023
WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
ODI Number: 844787
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 843373
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 841558
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
ODI Number: 841330
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 830128
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 769360
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE
ODI Number: 768498
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 762553
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 764246
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 764587
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 762291
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 761045
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 756558
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 756313
TIRES
ODI Number: 739671
STEERING | STEERING
ODI Number: 739529
TIRES
ODI Number: 730543
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 725612
STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS
ODI Number: 725777
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 723384
WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
ODI Number: 715148
AIR BAGS | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER | TIRES | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 712565
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 711014
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 710639
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 709212
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 709133
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 707825
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 706713
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 706429
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 704596
CHILD SEAT
ODI Number: 704061
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 553212
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 552290
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 550156
STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 549817
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 547246
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 547367
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 544072
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0 Investigations for 1999 SUBARU Legacy

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

35 Service Alerts for 1999 SUBARU Legacy

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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February 21, 2002 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

SUBJECT REGADING AIR FLOW METER SENSING UNIT AVAILABILITY. *TT

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April 12, 2000 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CHECK ENGINE LIGHT INDICATOR ILLIMINATED AND CODE P0705 STORED IN THE EMISSION CONTROL UNIT (ECU). *TT

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August 1, 1998 105000 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE

INFORMATION ON INSTALLING REAR DIFFERENTIAL PROTECTOR . *TT

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March 15, 2003 100000 POWER TRAIN

TRANSMISSION CONTROL UNIT (TCU) CODE 45 AND ALL-WHEEL DRIVE HARSH ENGAGEMENT. *TT

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March 21, 2003 350000 EQUIPMENT

FLOOR MAT HOOK REPAIR. *TT

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March 17, 2000 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

CUSTOMER COMPLAINT THAT THE A/T TEMPERATURE LIGHT FLASHING AND CODE 38 FOUND IN THE TCM. *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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September 15, 1998 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

SUBJECT ON TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE SHIFT LOGIC. *YC

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August 12, 1998 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS FOR ADDENDUM FOGLAMP KIT. *YC

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February 1, 2000 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

THIS BULLETIN MENTIONS IF YOU HAVE A 1999MY OR LATER VEHICLES WITH THE NEW (SECOND GENERATION) 4EAT AND ARE DIAGNOSING A CODE FOR A DUTY SOLENOID, CHECK THE TRANSMISSION OIL PAN FOR ANY DENTS. *TT

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October 4, 1999 180000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

INFORMATION ON THE CRUISE CONTROL REPLACEMENT KIT. *TT

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April 5, 1999 036000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP

SUBJECT REGARDING BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER SAFETY RECALL CAMPAIGN ON SOME VEHICLES WITH ABS. *TT

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January 1, 2002 102000 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

SUBJECT REGARDING POPPING OUT OF FIFTH GEAR CONDITION. *JG

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June 15, 1998 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

SUBJECT ON VEHICLE EMISSION CONTROL INFORMATION ( VECI ) LABEL. *YC

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July 1, 2007 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

HEADLIGHT BULB SOCKET REPAIRS. *KB

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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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May 1, 2002 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

SUBJECT REGARDING AIR FLOW METER SENSOR. *JG

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August 15, 2001 010000 STEERING

SUBJECT ON REGARDING STEERING KNOCKING/RATTLE NOISE WHEN TURNING. *ET

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January 31, 2000 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT ABOUT THE A/T TEMPERATURE LIGHT FLASHING AND CODE 38 FOUND IN THE TCM. *TT

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February 25, 2000 075000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM

SUBJECT REGARDING AIR INTAKE CHAMBER BOX BREAKAGE. *TT

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January 31, 2000 180000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF SLIGHT HESITATION ON ACCELERATION. *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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