1999 SUBARU Outback

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

1 Recalls for 1999 SUBARU Outback

Recall Date Component Summary
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.

These are complaints about vehicles like yours and some can only be found here. Do they sound familiar?

5 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1999 SUBARU Outback

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Date Component  
body & frame
transmission
suspension
OTHER (identify in Problem Description Box)

111 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1999 SUBARU Outback

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Date Component  
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
ODI Number: 10885130
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10873355
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10564122
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10496771
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:POWER STEERING FLUID
ODI Number: 10411908
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10402856
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES | STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD
ODI Number: 10368602
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10331541
AIR BAGS | SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING
ODI Number: 10329201
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10283295
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10279775
TIRES
ODI Number: 10273601
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10269122
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10268226
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10259767
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL
ODI Number: 10244387
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10210975
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 10212187
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10202056
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL
ODI Number: 10186303
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10178008
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL
ODI Number: 10175265
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH
ODI Number: 10176240
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10161108
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH
ODI Number: 10160782
SEATS | SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:HEAD RESTRAINT | STRUCTURE:BODY | STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS | SUSPENSION:REAR:SHOCK ABSORBER
ODI Number: 10156391
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10151257
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS
ODI Number: 10147068
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
ODI Number: 10141737
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10141884
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TRUNK LID:LOCK
ODI Number: 10138373
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10130887
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 10128220
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10120133
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10110732
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10111156
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10110652
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10112604
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10108188
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10109480
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10106598
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
ODI Number: 10105361
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES
ODI Number: 10098524
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
ODI Number: 10087596
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
ODI Number: 10086550
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10086492
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10081658
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10075425
CHILD SEAT:TETHER: STRAP/WEBBING
ODI Number: 10075956
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10068931
POWER TRAIN | SEAT BELTS | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | SUSPENSION | TIRES | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10070684
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10066813
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10063399
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10060116
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10060393
VISIBILITY:REAR WINDOW WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 10058550
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10058548
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10055149
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH
ODI Number: 10054761
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10050596
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10044315
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10047212
STEERING
ODI Number: 10045296
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | EQUIPMENT
ODI Number: 10042992
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
ODI Number: 10039570
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10038649
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY | POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10033124
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT:SEAL
ODI Number: 10032904
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10027307
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 10020278
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10018547
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10022178
VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10016850
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
ODI Number: 10009361
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10007852
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10007850
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10008359
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10005918
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE) | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTI
ODI Number: 10005527
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10000758
SUSPENSION:MULTIPLE AXLE
ODI Number: 898227
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 875893
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 867273
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:LINKAGES
ODI Number: 864510
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 863381
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 865108
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 858584
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 856653
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 849751
STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE
ODI Number: 853806
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 846962
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 847880
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 844613
POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT:SEAL
ODI Number: 841677
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 836382
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 754866
POWER TRAIN | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 754171
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 752517
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 743337
POWER TRAIN | SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST | VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES
ODI Number: 743253
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 739874
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 735555
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 718397
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 715067
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 709963
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 700777
SUSPENSION:MULTIPLE AXLE
ODI Number: 566057
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE
ODI Number: 557752
TIRES
ODI Number: 551027
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
ODI Number: 547242
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 544883
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0 Investigations for 1999 SUBARU Outback

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.

13 Service Alerts for 1999 SUBARU Outback

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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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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July 1, 2007 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

HEADLIGHT BULB SOCKET REPAIRS. *KB

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