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Recall roundup: Several Subaru vehicles for corrosion brake lines problems

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Recall roundup: Several Subaru vehicles for corrosion brake lines problems

Subaru has recently issued a new recall for several of its vehicles because of a problem with the corrosion which may affect the brake lines.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are a total of 660,238 Subaru cars affected by this recall. The agency is stating that owners of the vehicles will have to take a trip back to the dealers in order to get the problem with the braking lines fixed.

“According to the recall, salty water will splash on the rear brake lines, which could cause them to corrode and eventually fail, leading to an obvious brake and safety issue. The models recalled are in Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and the District of Columbia”, says the NHTSA in its official press release.

The affected vehicles are the 2005 – 2009 Subaru Outback, the 2005 – 2009 Legacy, 2008 – 2011 Impreza, 2009 – 2013 Forester and 2008 – 2014 WRX and STI. Owners of these cars will be notified by Subaru and the necessary repairs / replacements will be made free of charge. If you would like to find out more about the subject, you can contact the NHTSA at 1-888-327-4236.

by Cristian Gnaticov (my Google+) - Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 - filed under News, Safety, Subaru. Image credit: .
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