Subaru is recalling more than 400.000 vehicles image

After Honda Motor Co. has announced a recall of its 2009 to 2011 made Pilot SUVs because of some faulty driver and passenger seat belts in the US, American Subaru owners will have to make a trip back to the dealership because of some front lower control arms broken at hanger brackets due to corrosion caused by road salt.

The North American division of Subaru has announced two different recalls covering about 400.000 cars, 300.000 of them sold or registered in 20 states to replace rusty brackets under the vehicles and the rest to replace the windshield wiper bottom cover, which could catch fire or stop working.

The Subaru vehicles affected by the two recalls are the 2002-2007 Impreza and 2003-2008 Forester for the rusty brackets, while the 2010-2011 Legacy and Outback models will have to make a trip back to the dealership to replace the windshield wiper bottom cover.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating these two problems after receiving seven complaints since April, including two failures on the highway at high speeds.

Owners of the 2002-2007 Impreza, 2003-2008 Forester and 2010-2011 Legacy and Outback will be notified by November this year.