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Subaru Recall WWK-94: Subaru/Transmission Parking Rod

2002 Subaru Outback

The vehicle could then move/roll without prior warning, increasing the risk of a crash.

Power Train — Automatic Transmission

Summary
Certain sport utility and passenger vehicles equipped with automatic transmissions were produced with an improperly manufactured transmission parking rod. When the transmission selector lever is placed in the "P" (park) position, the transmission park mechanism, that is intended to hold your vehicle, may not engage.
Actions
Dealers will replace the automatic transmission parking rod assembly. Owner notification January 8, 2003. An interim owner notification will be sent during November 2002. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Subaru at 1-800-782-2783.
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Date Announced
OCT 30, 2002
Vehicles Affected
172,564
Subaru Recall #
WWK-94
NHTSA Campaign #
02V282000
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