2010 Subaru Forester brakes NHTSA complaints: Electronic Stability Control

NHTSA — Electronic Stability Control Problems

3.1

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
44,000 miles

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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2010 Subaru Forester brakes problems

brakes problem

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2010 Subaru Forester Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 022014

Forester 4-cyl

  • 44,000 miles

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

At 40 mph front left brakes " self-applied" at maximum force. ABS prevented complete skidding of the tire, so no flat spot on tire. The vehicle lurched into a " nosedive" onto the left front wheel. After incident steering wheel cocked to left at about the "10:00" position. Flatbed to dealer. Dealer showed me bent tie rod end, anti sway bar and lower control arm. Vehicle 100% fine before incident. I believe the sudden violent weight transfer onto front left caused damages. Dealer unable to road test car with bent components. Parts on order to dealer. Will road test after repairs got case # from Subaru of America. Waiting to hear from them.

- Manorville, NY, USA

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