Subaru Recalls Certain Legacy & Outback Models

May 18, 2016

HONOLULU – – Subaru of America announced recently that it is conducting a safety recall on certain model year 2016-17 Subaru Legacy and Outback vehicles.

The steering column of the involved vehicles may have been improperly built and turning the steering wheel may have no effect on the direction of the wheels.

A total of three vehicles are affected here in Hawaii.  Subaru Hawaii is not aware of any injuries or fatalities in Hawaii caused by this condition.

Owners of the involved vehicles will receive a notification by first class mail advising them when they can make an appointment with their nearest authorized Subaru Hawaii Service Center to have their vehicles remedied at no charge.

Subaru owners affected by this recall who notice anything abnormal with the operation of their vehicle should contact their dealership with any questions or concerns. Subaru Hawaii customers can also call Subaru Hawaii’s Customer Care department at 808-839-2273 (CARE).  Customers on the neighbor islands should call 1-888-272-5515 (toll-free).


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Subaru Hawaii sells vehicles across a network of six dealership locations statewide – Big Island Subaru – Hilo and Kona; Servco Subaru Maui in Kahului; Servco Subaru Kauai in Lihue; and Servco Subaru – Honolulu and Kaimuki. Subaru is the only manufacturer to receive the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) Top Safety Picks for all models for seven years running (2010-2016). All Subaru vehicles are built in zero-landfill plants where 100 percent of waste is recycled or turned into electricity. For additional information on Subaru Hawaii, visit