2003 Subaru FORESTER Equipment Other Owners Service Other Manual Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2003 Subaru FORESTER Equipment Other Owners Service Other Manual Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID542691
 Internal NHTSA #10121565
 ManufacurerSUBARU OF AMERICA, INC.
 BrandSUBARU
 ModelFORESTER
 Model Year2003
 File date01/03/05
 ComponentEQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemProblems with fuses on the 2003 subaru forester. *mr the consumer noticed a blown fuse and that the control of her rear view mirrors were not working. The consumer also noticed while in the process of replacing fuse #4, the label and manual stated "2003 forester manual" a8070be/msa5m0304a-page 12-6) differed in amperage for not only the #4 but also #8 (abs solenoid). The consumer promptly changed the fuses to 20 amps each. The consumer was informed that the manual was wrong and that the label was right. The consumer promptly changed back to the 15 and 30 amp fuses. The consumer requested clarification in writing from subaru about the proper amperage and official notification to owners who have the same manual. *sc
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueCONSUMER LETTER
 City and StateRIO VISTA, CA
VIN pattern JF1SG63663HXXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons
No. of fatalities
 Date of purchase03/03/24
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders
Drive train typeAWD
Transmission type
 Vehicle speed
 DoT tire identifier
 Tire size
 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
Type of child seat code
Type of restraint
 Dealer's namePRESTIGE IMPORTS
 Dealer's telephone number707 545 6602
 Dealer's citySANTA ROSA
 Dealer's state codeCA
 Dealer's ZIP code95407
  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.

 

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