1996 Subaru LEGACY Engine And Engine Cooling Engine Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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1996 Subaru LEGACY Engine And Engine Cooling Engine Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID200231
 Internal NHTSA #855347
 ManufacurerSubaru of America, Inc.
 BrandSUBARU
 ModelLEGACY
 Model Year1996
 File date20/12/99
 ComponentENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemSmelling oil for about two months. Finally took vehicle in 6 weeks ago for routine maintenance & discovered oil leaks. Was told by the mechanic leaks camefrom crankshaft or camshaft gasket and cylinders. Contacted dealer replaced crankshaft gaskets/water pump. Another leak in the back of engine caused by separator cover gasket. *ak
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure
Number of Occurences
Source of the issueHOTLINE VOQ
 City and StateBELCHERTOWN, MA
VIN pattern 4S3BK435XT7XXXXXX
 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 purchase17/10/21
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders
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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 name
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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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