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2011 Outback 2.5i Limited Wagon VISIBILITY:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY Recall

On September 07, 2011, the NHTSA and Subaru announced the recall of this model for problems relating to the vehicle’s VISIBILITY:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY. Learn more about this problem below.
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2011 Outback 2.5i Limited Wagon VISIBILITY:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY Recall

Recall ID # 11V467000 - VISIBILITY:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY
Recall Date
SEP 07, 2011

Model Affected
2011 SUBARU OUTBACK

Recall Summary
SUBARU IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 OUTBACK AND LEGACY VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM AUGUST 3, 2010, THROUGH JULY 1, 2011. THE MOONROOF GLASS MAY COME LOOSE OR DETACH. THE AMOUNT AND POSITION OF THE ADHESIVE BETWEEN THE GLASS AND RETAINER WAS INADEQUATELY APPLIED.

Defect Consenquence
THE MOONROOF GLASS CAN LOOSEN AND DETACH FROM THE VEHICLE DURING DRIVING, RESULTING IN A POTENTIAL ROAD HAZARD FOR OTHER VEHICLES, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy
SUBARU WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE GLASS ADHESION CONDITION AND EITHER APPLY ADDITIONAL ADHESIVE OR REPLACE THE MOONROOF GLASS, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING OCTOBER 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.

Units Affected
69590

Notes
SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. WVW-33
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