2010 Subaru Legacy recall WVS-29

Subaru Recall WVS-29: Transmission

2010 Subaru Legacy

If the transmission gears are not properly lubricated, a groaning sound may begin to develop alerting the driver of a problem. If the sound is ignored and no action is taken, the gears will eventually break and this condition will lead to vehicle power loss, possibly resulting in a crash.

Power Train — Manual Transmission

Summary
Subaru is recalling certain model year 2010 and 2011 outback and Legacy passenger vehicles manufactured from April 28 through June 23, 2010. Due to a programming error, a lubrication hole within the 6-speed manual transmission was omitted.
Actions
Subaru will notify owners and dealers will repair the vehicles by drilling an oil lubrication hole and, if necessary, replace the internal parts with new ones free of charge. The safety recall began on July 28, 2010. Owners may contact Subaru at 1-800-782-2783.
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Date Announced
JUL 20, 2010
Vehicles Affected
809
Subaru Recall #
WVS-29
NHTSA Campaign #
10V326000
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