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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
57,292 miles

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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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2004 Subaru Legacy seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2004 Subaru Legacy Owner Comments

problem #13

Jun 012016

Legacy

  • miles

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

Takata recall. The contact owns a 2004 Subaru Legacy. The contact stated that the recall notice for NHTSA campaign number: 16V359000 (air bags) was received in June of 2016. After contacting the dealer and the manufacturer on multiple occasions, the contact was informed that the parts needed for the recall remedy were still not available and no estimated time for receiving the parts could be provided. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Montoursville, PA, USA

problem #12

Jul 112016

Legacy

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2004 Subaru Legacy. The contact received a manufacturer recall for the air bags and the dealer was unable to supply the part for an unreasonable time frame. The contact had not experienced a failure. The VIN was not available. The manufacturer was contacted to determine when the parts may be supplied to the dealer. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Laconia, NH, USA

problem #11

May 252016

Legacy

  • miles
The contact owns a 2004 Subaru Legacy. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V359000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Lancaster, PW, USA

problem #10

Jul 152016

Legacy

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2004 Subaru Legacy. The contact received a recall notice for NHTSA campaign number: 16V361000 (air bags). The contact stated that the parts needed for the recall remedy were still not available. The manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Evanston, WY, USA

problem #9

Jun 102016

Legacy

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2004 Subaru Legacy. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V359000 (air bags) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- New Lisbon, WI, USA

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problem #8

Jul 182016

Legacy

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2004 Subaru Legacy. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V361000 (air bags) and stated that the part was not available within a reasonable time frame to schedule the recall repair. The dealer placed the contact on a waiting list in late July but did not give a specific date for when the part would become available so the contact was unable to determine when the vehicle would be repaired. The manufacturer was contacted and could not provide an estimated date for when the contacts vehicle would receive the recall repair. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Stamford, CT, USA

problem #7

Aug 012016

Legacy

  • miles

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

Takata recall: Several weeks ago I received a notice in the mail saying that there was a recall on the airbags in my Subaru. The notice said not to let anyone ride in my car in the front seat. It also said that replacement airbags would be installed at no cost and that I would be notified when the new airbags are available. My complaint: It has been several weeks. I cannot drive with anyone in my front seat and I am getting tired of waiting to find out when the new bags will be available. I've heard nothing else! the replacements need to be installed very soon! I went to this website (https://vinrcl.safercar.gov/VIN/vinlookup) to find out more about this recall and there was the following notice: If the manufacturer has failed or is unable to remedy this safety recall for your vehicle in a timely manner, please contact the NHTSA vehicle safety hotline at: 1-888-327-4236 or tty: 1-800-424-9153 or file an online complaint with NHTSA.

- Arvada, CO, USA

problem #6

Aug 312016

Legacy

  • miles
The contact owns a 2004 Subaru Legacy. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V358000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Pacific Grove, CA, USA

problem #5

Aug 262016

Legacy

  • 240,000 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Subaru Legacy. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V361000 (air bags); however, the part for the recall repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The air bag indicator illuminated. The approximate failure mileage was 240,000. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Lynn, MA, USA

problem #4

Aug 182016

Legacy

  • 129,000 miles
Subaru has indicated I should not let persons ride in my front passenger seat but has not offered a date when they will be willing to correct the problem. I was planning to sell the car but cannot do it until this situation is resolved.

- Derry, NH, USA

problem #3

Jan 092015

Legacy

  • 133,798 miles

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

Car jumped time had to redo heads and timeing belt whole kit, check engine lite and air bag lite has been on sence

- Zanesville, OH, USA

problem #2

Apr 232015

Legacy

  • 200,000 miles
The contact owned a 2004 Subaru Legacy. The contact stated that while driving approximately 35 mph, the driver passed out and crossed over to oncoming traffic. The vehicle crossed the street and crashed into a light pole. Neither of the frontal air bags deployed. The contact suffered a pulmonary concussion and elevated troponin. The contact had to be hospitalized for three days. The vehicle was destroyed and towed to the contact's residence. The police and fire departments were notified and a police report was filed. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 200,000.

- Daltona, FL, USA

problem #1

Dec 062008

Legacy

  • 42,000 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Subaru Legacy. While driving approximately 15 mph during a snow storm, the contact drove over a patch of black ice. The vehicle began sliding, rolled over, and crashed. The air bags failed to deploy. There was no other vehicle involved in the crash. The passenger sustained minor injuries and was transported to the hospital the following day. The vehicle was destroyed. The dealer and manufacturer were not notified. The current and failure mileages were 42,000.

- Shady Spring, WV, USA

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