2018 Subaru OUTBACK Steering Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2018 Subaru OUTBACK Steering Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1461966
 Internal NHTSA #11089288
 ManufacurerSubaru of America, Inc.
 BrandSUBARU
 ModelOUTBACK
 Model Year2018
 File date21/04/18
 ComponentSTEERING
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemMostly at higher speeds, 70+, the steering reacts erratically. Multiple symptoms of major concern. On a consistent basis, the feeling of control leaves, it feels as though you are hydroplaning into deep water when your tires temporarily lose contact with the pavement, this can happen during any driving condition. All control seems to leave. Then control comes back. In high wind, when you need to correct the steering angle this sensation happens a lot. Any movement away from a straight line will cause this to happen. Sometimes in straight line driving, the steering wheel just momentarily attempts to turn on its own. Last night in rain, i was afraid to drive over 65 mph because the steering kept leaving, again like it was hydro planing, and no it wasn't hydroplaning as every other car was passing me at 75+ mph. This is a consistent and constant problem. It is very scary and i am quite alarmed at this problem. There is something major wrong here.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure1800
Number of Occurences0
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateNORTH NEWTON, KS
VIN pattern 4S4BSANC7J3XXXXXX
 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 purchase21/10/19
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders0
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 Vehicle speed65
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 Tire size
 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
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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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