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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
120,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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1998 Subaru Legacy brakes problems

brakes problem

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1998 Subaru Legacy Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 312012


  • 120,000 miles


The contact owns a 1998 Subaru Legacy. The contact stated that while he inspected the vehicle, he noticed that the rear brake lines were corroded due to defective steel metal. The contact believed that if the vehicle was equipped with brake master cylinders for the rear and front, the vehicle could be safer. The vehicle had only one master cylinder for the corroded rear brakes. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure and current mileage was 120,000. Updatd12/14/12 the consumer stated the problem that there are no brakes on the vehicle when a rea brake like breaks. Updated 12/17/2012

- Moriah Center , NY, USA

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