Exterior Lighting Problems of Subaru Outback

Subaru Outback owners have reported 249 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 (140 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's exterior lighting (52 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

Headlights go out with abnormal frequency. Driver�s side bulb has needed changing on average every 3-4 months, even though the vehicle is rarely driven at night. Passenger side has been replaced twice in the last year alone.   Read details...

The Exterior Lighting problem

Smoke electrical short issue in driver side mirror. Diagnosed by Subaru mechanic to be a short in the approach light module. Significant smoke was emitted from mirror with burn marks on bottom inside middle of mirror. The car had just came to rest in a hospital parking deck.   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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