The Solterra battery electric crossover is being recalled due to concerns that hub bolts on the wheels may loosen and cause it to detach. If this happens, the vehicle could become uncontrollable, potentially resulting in injury or loss of property.Owners of the affected vehicles are advised to inspect their wheels for loose hub bolts and contact Subaru if they find any problems.
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Subaru officials say the third-party contractor didn’t properly completed the repair procedure, resulting in potentially under-torqued bolts that could potentially cause catastrophic damage to the vehicles.
According to Subaru, all vehicles repaired by the third-party contractor at ports supported by them are subject to a recall. The company is concerned about hub bolts that may not have been installed properly, potentially posing a safety hazard. Affected cars without the original hub bolt and those repaired at other facilities are not affected.
When presented with the news that a Subaru might be unsafe to drive, many customers panic. Subaru has warned its customers not to drive the vehicle and will cover the cost of towing it to a local dealership where it can be inspected. If necessary, hub bolts will be retorqued.
The recall of the Solterra and Toyota bZ4x is a clear sign that the companies behind these new cars have not yet settled on a final design. The two recalls give consumers reason to be cautious about purchasing either car, and could lead to even more recalls down the road.
Toyota engineers struggled to identify what was causing the loose hub bolt issue. They initially believed that it was a production issue, but continued to investigate even after the two vehicles restarted in October. Ultimately, they determined that it was due to a manufacturing flaw in the hub bolts themselves and were able to fix it before any further issues arose.