NHTSA — Service Brakes, Hydraulic: Antilock Problems

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
5,500 miles

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2004 Subaru Legacy brakes problems

brakes problem

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2004 Subaru Legacy Owner Comments

problem #2

May 072005

Legacy 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 11,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

04/30/05 problem began. At low speeds, the brakes were not responding and caused extended stopping distance and the steering felt out of control. An accident occurred on 05/07/05. At 35 mph coming around a curve on a rainy day, the consumer tried to slow down, but brakes locked, and the consumer slid with no steering ability. The consumer couldn't keep the car on the road. She went off the road and head on collision with a tree occurred. Total loss of vehicle. Slight injuries to driver, no other cars involved.

- East Hampton, NY, USA

problem #1

Mar 012005

Legacy 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
2004 Subaru Legacy experiencing problems with anti-lock brake system. The consumer stated the ABS locked up the brakes/wheels and caused the vehicle to slide and the consumer was unable to steer the vehicle. The rear defroster was inoperative

- Pembroke, NH, USA

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