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2005 Subaru Outback seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2005 Subaru Outback Owner Comments

problem #1

Jun 152005

Outback 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


The consumer stated that when someone was sitting in the rear middle seat, the seat belt would unlock the left seat belt. The service dealer stated that they would inform the manufacturer of the issue, they did submitt a complaint, but it may take up to 6 months before the problem could be corrected. The consumer searched different vehicles for the same make/model and they all had the same type of seat belts.

- South Lake Tahoe, CA, USA

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