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Recall List for the 1998 Subaru Legacy

Official recalls have been issued for the 1998 Subaru Legacy 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. RECALL: Subaru/Front Coil Springs

    Depending on the location of the fracture, a broken spring could move past the spring seat and contact a front tire. Some tires have deflated due to contact ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    JUN 25, 2001
    Vehicles Affected
    180,000
  2. RECALL: Subaru/Alternator

    If the alternator fails, the alternator warning telltale will alert the driver to the problem, giving ample opportunity to seek repair before a loss of ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAY 15, 2000
    Vehicles Affected
    223,520
  3. RECALL: Subaru/Cold Weather/ABS Master Cylinder

    This condition causes the vehicle stopping distance to be increased, possibly resulting in a crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAR 03, 1999
    Vehicles Affected
    221,987
  4. RECALL: Subaru/Purolator Oil Filters

    This vaporized oil spray can result in oil vapor ignition by the hot exhaust system resulting in a possible underhood fire. Read more »

    Date Announced
    JUN 08, 1998
    Vehicles Affected
    20,306
  5. RECALL: Subaru/Auto Transmission Shift Lever

    This condition can cause unexpected movement of the vehicle increasing the risk of a crash or property damage. Read more »

    Date Announced
    FEB 20, 1998
    Vehicles Affected
    19,386

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