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2002 Subaru Forester
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Recall List for the 2002 Subaru Forester
Official recall notices have been issued for the 2002 Subaru Forester by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions. It's important to note that most recalls won't cost you anything to get fixed, so if your car is affected you should call an authorized Subaru service shop immediately!
2002 Subaru Forester POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION NHTSA Campaign #02V282000
Summary: Certain sport utility and passenger vehicles equipped with automatic transmissions were produced with an improperly manufactured transmission parking rod. When the transmission selector lever is placed in the "P" (park) position, the transmission park mechanism, that is intended to hold your vehicle, may not engage.
Consequence: The vehicle could then move/roll without prior warning, increasing the risk of a crash.
Actions: Dealers will replace the automatic transmission parking rod assembly. Owner notification January 8, 2003. An interim owner notification will be sent during November 2002. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Subaru at 1-800-782-2783. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #02V282000 »
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