2005 Subaru FORESTER Service Brakes Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2005 Subaru FORESTER Service Brakes Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1142191
 Internal NHTSA #10667849
 ManufacurerSubaru of America, Inc.
 Model Year2005
 File date21/12/14
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemThe brake light came on two days prior. Checked fluid and was a bit low. I hadn't noticed and fluids under car so did not give it a second thought. I was driving on sunday and had loss of pedal and the brake light came on and i nursed it home. I added fluid and pumped pedal in driveway. The pedal went to floor. I pulled it up on the internet and found some subaru vehicles same age had brake line issues that were involved in a recall. I to a local shop and the service manger told me it would be very expensive. I contacted subaru and that as a goodwill gesture that they would credit $500 toward the $1850 bill which i thought was gracious. The dealer said the recall did not include the brake lines, but it did. I don't want to jeopardize what they are going to do for me, but could of been a scary event. I purchased the car new in michigan and took it to north carolina. I do believe that this problem is related to your brake line recall and should be expanded to previous years. Thanks
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure77000
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateTAMPA, FL
VIN pattern JF1SG69665HXXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?N
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase31/10/20
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders0
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 Vehicle speed35
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  • 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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