2005 Subaru Forester XS 4Dr Sport Utility w/Moonroof Recalls

used 2005 Subaru Forester Fuel: 20 mpg city / 27 mpg hwy
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The AWD Forester is available in several trims: 2.5 X, 2.5 XS, 2.5 XS L.L. Bean Edition, and 2.5 XT. A 165-hp 2.5L engine paired to a four-speed automatic transmission powers the 2.5 XS L.L. Bean Edition. Other Forester models come equipped with a five-speed manual transmission as standard and the four-speed automatic transmission as an option. Other optional features include a power moonroof and a Premium Package. New standard features for this year include a three-spoke leather steering wheel, an eight-way power driver's seat, and a dual-stage deployment driver's side airbag. Additional new features include an air filtration system and illuminated power lock switches.

2005 Subaru Forester XS 4Dr Sport Utility w/Moonroof Recalls Equipment

Vehicle recalls have received much media attention recently. While some of these reports are related to investigations that have not yet resulted in an official recall, IntelliChoice does strive to display all the current used 2005 Subaru Forester XS 4Dr Sport Utility w/Moonroof recalls and safety equipment issues provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in their recall database. As consumers and vehicle owners are generally notified first, there may be a delay between the time a recall is announced and when we are able to update our site. This 2005 Subaru Forester XS 4Dr Sport Utility w/Moonroof recall list includes dates, detailed manufacturing problems, number of units affected, defects, and more. Click on the links below to view additional data about the 2005 Subaru Forester XS 4Dr Sport Utility w/Moonroof recalls and solutions from the manufacturer!

Recall 01 - ID # 11V464000 - SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM

Consequence A BROKEN CONTROL ARM CAN RESULT IN THE LOSS OF CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Recall Date September 6, 2011
Model Affected Forester
Description SUBARU IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2002-2007 IMPREZA, MODEL YEAR 2003-2008 FORESTER, AND MODEL YEAR 2005-2006 SAAB 9-2X VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM SEPTEMBER 5, 2000 THROUGH NOVEMBER 26, 2007 ORIGINALLY SOLD, OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN, MASSACHUSETTS, MARYLAND, MICHIGAN, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW YORK, PENNSYLVANIA, VERMONT, WISCONSIN, CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, IOWA, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, MAINE, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW JERSEY, OHIO, RHODE ISLAND, WEST VIRGINIA AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. THE FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARMS MAY BREAK AT THE HANGER BRACKETS DUE TO CORROSION IF THE HANGER BRACKET IS EXPOSED TO SALTY AND HUMID ENVIRONMENTS SUCH AS ROADS CONTAINING SNOW MELTING AGENT.
Component SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM
Notes THIS IS SUBARU'S SAFETY RECALL NUMBER WVX-34.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
Remedy SUBARU WILL HANDLE THEIR VEHICLES AND SAAB WILL HANDLE THEIRS. DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE DEGREE OF CORROSION OF THE FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARMS, AND WILL EITHER RUSTPROOF OR REPLACE THEM. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING DECEMBER 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.
Units Affected 318,215
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