Recall List for the 2006 Subaru Baja

Official recalls have been issued for the 2006 Subaru Baja by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Subaru service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Subaru customer service.

  1. 2006 Subaru Baja AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL NHTSA Campaign #16V358000

    • Date Announced: MAY 25, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 159,274

    Summary: Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain model year 2003-2004 Legacy, Outback, 2009-2011 Legacy, Outback, Forester, 2006-2011 Impreza, Tribeca, 2003-2006 Baja, and 2006 Saab 9-2x vehicles originally sold or that have ever been registered in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or "Zone A." These vehicles may be equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

    Consequence: An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

    Actions: Subaru will notify their owners. General Motors will notify Saab owners. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began August 26, 2016. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-856-488-8500. Saab owners may contact GM at 1-800-955-9007. Subaru's number for this recall is TKA-16. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V358000 »

  2. 2006 Subaru Baja AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL NHTSA Campaign #16V359000

    • Date Announced: MAY 25, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 135,696

    Summary: Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain model year 2003-2004 Legacy, Outback, 2006-2008 Impreza, Tribeca, 2006 Saab 9-2x, and 2003-2006 Baja vehicles originally sold or that have ever been registered in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, or "Zone B." These vehicles may be equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

    Consequence: An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

    Actions: Subaru will notify their owners. General Motors will notify Saab owners. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began July 29 2016, a second letter will be mailed to owners when parts are available. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-856-488-8500. Subaru's number for this recall is TKB-16. Note: This notice is only for vehicles that were not covered by 16V-358 for Zone A. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V359000 »

  3. 2006 Subaru Baja FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP NHTSA Campaign #13E065000

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 29, 2013
    • Vehicles Affected: 397

    Summary: Airtex Products LP (Airtex) is recalling certain model E8598M, E8518M, E8600M, E8596M, and E8597M fuel pumps manufactured July 26, 2013, and July 29, 2013 and used as aftermarket replacements on Subaru Baja's, Outback's and Legacy's. The affected fuel pumps were sold or installed into the aftermarket applications on or after July 26, 2013, and may may leak fuel from the base of a fuel line connection when the gas tank is full.

    Consequence: A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.

    Actions: Airtex will notify owners, and will replace the fuel pump, free of charge. Recall is expected to begin on January 2, 2014. Customers may contact Airtex at 1-800-880-3056. The recall is expected to begin during January 2014. This recall is being conducted by Airtex, not by Subaru. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #13E065000 »

  4. 2006 Subaru Baja FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP NHTSA Campaign #09V277000

    • Date Announced: JULY 17, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 15,761

    Summary: Subaru is recalling 15,761 MY 2005-2006 Baja vehicles. Cracks may develop in the fuel hose connection on the outlet pressure side of the fuel pump.

    Consequence: Fuel can leak from the hose connection. A fuel leak, in the presence of an ignition source, could result in a fire.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the fuel pump bracket including all nipples with a new and stronger design part. This service will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during September 2009. Owners may contact Subaru at 1-800-782-2783. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09V277000 »

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