2011 Subaru Outback Consumer Review: Flawed steering system 2010-11

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Flawed steering system 2010-11 models
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2011 Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium 4dr Wagon AWD (2.5L 4cyl 6M)


Bottom line is the car has a flawed steering system and it effects 30-60+ percent of the cars. I got one of the affected cars and have been fighting with SOA over it. They know the cars are bad and they are selling them to unsuspecting buyers. You sign a contract and your stuck. Run away from these 2 year models of this car! Read the horror stories on the site I mentioned above.

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Steering clunking front end warm ac uncomfortable seats seat back moves unevenly blind spots lack of choice of int colors
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By watkinst
on 02/15/11 19:17 PM (PST)

Not to mention it seems Subaru like it has in the past from the sounds of it found a fix and is in the process of getting it addressed. Unlike many ahem other automakers subaru generally fixes the issue with the proper fix vs tossing on the same flawed parts and calling it good.

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By boxerfan
on 02/04/11 19:12 PM (PST)

There are nowhere near 30 to 60 percent of these cars with the steering wheel shake issue. It's seems more like 1% or less based on all of the reviews and posts I have read.

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