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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Publishes Recall of 2004 Subaru Baja, Forrester and Impreza
NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION (NHTSA) PUBLISHES RECALL OF 2004 SUBARU BAJA, FORRESTER AND IMPREZA
Summary: On certain passenger and sport utility vehicles, the cover bolts for the engine oil control valve may not be sufficiently tightened, allowing oil to leak from around the cover gasket.
Consequence: If leaking oil contacts components operating at high temperatures, a fire could result in the engine compartment.
Remedy: Dealers will inspect and retighten the oil-flow control valve cover bolts. the recall is expected to begin on October 10, 2004. Owners should contact Subaru at (800) 782-2783.
Notes: Subaru Recall No. WWU-05. customers can also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administrationís Auto Safety Hotline at (888) dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Campaign Number is 04V473000. The notice can be viewed at http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/cars/problems/recalls/
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