Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
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Injuries / Deaths:
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Average Mileage:
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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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2003 Subaru Outback brakes problems

brakes problem

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2003 Subaru Outback Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 022011

Outback 4-cyl

  • miles


2003 Subaru Outback. Consumer writes in regards to vehicle brake failure. The consumer stated when she applied the brake pedal, it went down to the floor, which resulted in her rear ending the vehicle in front of her. The vehicle was totaled. The consumer referenced a recall. However, her year vehicle was not included.

- Copiague, NY, USA

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