Exterior Lighting Problems of Subaru Outback

Subaru Outback owners have reported 245 exterior lighting related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 12 most common exterior lighting problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's headlights (138 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's exterior lighting (50 problems). For details of each of the problem category, use the links in the table.

  Recently reported Exterior Lighting problems of Subaru Outback

The Headlights problem

I have had to change both passenger and driver side low beam headlights three times within the last three months. It�s is not the lights themselves but the vehicle. This is costly as so much has to be removed in order to replace the lights.   Read details...

The Exterior Lighting problem

My vehicle head lights have burnt out at least once a year since I have owned this car. The engine has began stalling when I come to a full stop. It is equipped with a cvt and it feels like coming to a stop in a manual transmission without depressing the clutch.   Read details...

The Brake Light problem

Tl the contact owns a 2011 Subaru Outback. The contact stated that the headlights and brake lights failed to operate. The contact had to repair the headlights three times and the brake lights four times. There were no warning indicators illuminated.   Read details...

The Tail Light Switch problem

My 2007 Outback wagon tailgate lights, lock failed to work. Some of the wiring within the flexible rubber conduit broke and shorted out the fuse. The wires could not endure the repeated motion of the tailgate movement. I have now learned that several others have had the same issue.   Read details...

The Headlight Switch problem

My headlights have gone out 6 times! the last time I switched to an led system and now it has blown my rf headlight in 6 months! led it supposed to last longer! I definitely have some kind of electrical issue!   Read details...

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