2016 Subaru Legacy steering NHTSA complaints: Steering

NHTSA — Steering Problems


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
228 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.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2016 Subaru Legacy steering problems

steering problem

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2016 Subaru Legacy Owner Comments

problem #4

Nov 102015

Legacy 4-cyl

  • 400 miles


The contact owns a 2016 Subaru Legacy. The contact stated that while driving at 50 mph, the vehicle veered left and right independently. The contact mentioned that force was required to the steering wheel. The failure occurred intermittently. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where it was diagnosed but the failure was undetermined. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 400....updated 6/30/16 the consumer stated it difficult to keep the vehicle straight. The vehicle was aligned twice. Updated 07/11/16.

- Detroit Lakes, MN, USA

problem #3

Mar 032016


  • miles
The contact owns a 2016 Subaru Legacy. The contact stated that the power steering assist failed and the steering wheel was veering right and left. The dealer was notified of the failure and provided no diagnosis and no repair solution. The vehicle was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 16V292000 (steering). The contact attempted to reach the manufacturer several times and was unable to contact them. The failure mileage was not available.

- Detroit Lake, MN, USA

problem #2

Nov 102015


  • 500 miles
The contact owns a 2016 Subaru Legacy. While driving approximately 75 mph, the vehicle rolled over a bump in the road and became uncontrollable. The vehicle was taken to the dealer to be diagnosed. The mechanic was unable to duplicate the failure. The contact was informed that the vehicle operated as intended. The vehicle was taken to be diagnosed twelve times. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 500.

- Anaconda, MT, USA

problem #1

Nov 062015


  • 12 miles
Eyesight packages adaptive cruise control with lane-departure and auto-braking doesn't work. Dealer refuses to fix.

- North Versailles, PA, USA

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