VIN decoding for 4S3BD6855V7207286

The report for vehicle 1997 Subaru Legacy is available.
4S3BD6855V7207286

There are 1 records specifying that this car was sold at auto auction. Sale Date: 2012-02-14. Odometer: 92204 miles. Price: $675.
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Model Year1997
MakeSubaru
ModelLegacy
Trim Level2.5 GT
Manufactured inUNITED STATES
Production Seq. Number207286
Body StyleSEDAN 4-DR
Engine Type2.2L H4 SOHC 16V
Transmission-short4A
Transmission-long4-Speed Automatic
DrivelineAWD
Tank15.90
Fuel Economy-city21
Fuel Economy-highway27
Anti-Brake System4-Wheel ABS
Steering TypeR&P
Front Brake TypeDisc
Rear Brake TypeDisc
Turning Diameter34.80
Front SuspensionInd
Rear SuspensionInd
Front Spring TypeCoil
Rear Spring TypeCoil
Tires205/55R16
Front Headroom37.20
Rear Headroom36.50
Front Legroom43.30
Rear Legroom34.60
Front Shoulder Room54.10
Rear Shoulder Room53.60
Front Hip RoomNo data
Rear Hip RoomNo data
Interior TrimNo data
Exterior ColorNo data
Curb Weight-automatic3090
Curb Weight-manual3160
Overall Length181.50
Overall Width67.50
Overall Height55.70
Wheelbase103.50
Ground Clearance6.50
Track Front57.50
Track Rear57.30
Cargo LengthNo data
Width at WheelwellNo data
Width at WallNo data
DepthNo data
Standard Seating5
Optional SeatingNo data
Passenger Volume92.00
Cargo Volume13.00
Standard Towing2000
Maximum Towing2000
Standard PayloadNo data
Maximum PayloadNo data
Standard GVWRNo data
Maximum GVWRNo data
Basic-durationNo data
Basic-distanceNo data
Powertrain-durationNo data
Powertrain-distanceNo data
Rust-durationNo data
Rust-distanceNo data
MSRP$22,795
Dealer Invoice$20,453
Destination ChargeNo data
Child Safety Door LocksStd.
Locking Pickup Truck TailgateN/A
Power Door LocksStd.
Vehicle Anti-TheftN/A
4WD/AWDN/A
ABS BrakesStd.
Automatic Load-LevelingN/A
Electronic Brake AssistanceN/A
Limited Slip DifferentialN/A
Locking DifferentialN/A
Traction ControlN/A
Vehicle Stability Control SystemN/A
Driver AirbagStd.
Front Side AirbagN/A
Front Side Airbag with Head ProtectionN/A
Passenger AirbagStd.
Side Head Curtain AirbagN/A
Second Row Side AirbagN/A
Second Row Side Airbag with Head ProtectionN/A
Electronic Parking AidN/A
First Aid KitN/A
Trunk Anti-Trap DeviceN/A
Keyless EntryN/A
Remote IgnitionN/A
Air ConditioningStd.
Separate Driver/Front Passenger Climate ControlsN/A
Cruise ControlStd.
TachometerStd.
Tilt SteeringStd.
Tilt Steering ColumnN/A
Heated Steering WheelN/A
Leather Steering WheelN/A
Steering Wheel Mounted ControlsN/A
Telescopic Steering ColumnN/A
Adjustable Foot PedalsN/A
Genuine Wood TrimN/A
Tire Pressure MonitorN/A
Trip ComputerN/A
AM/FM RadioN/A
Cassette PlayerStd.
CD PlayerOpt.
CD ChangerN/A
DVD PlayerN/A
Voice Activated TelephoneN/A
Navigation AidN/A
Second Row Sound ControlsN/A
SubwooferN/A
Telematics SystemN/A
Driver Multi-Adjustable Power SeatN/A
Front Cooled SeatN/A
Front Heated SeatN/A
Front Power Lumbar SupportN/A
Front Power Memory SeatN/A
Front Split Bench SeatN/A
Leather SeatN/A
Passenger Multi-Adjustable Power SeatN/A
Second Row Folding SeatN/A
Second Row Heated SeatN/A
Second Row Multi-Adjustable Power SeatN/A
Second Row Removable SeatN/A
Third Row Removable SeatN/A
Cargo Area CoverN/A
Cargo Area TiedownsN/A
Cargo NetN/A
Load Bearing Exterior RackN/A
Pickup Truck Bed LinerN/A
Power SunroofN/A
Removable TopN/A
Manual SunroofStd.
Automatic HeadlightsN/A
Daytime Running LightsN/A
Fog LightsN/A
High Intensity Discharge HeadlightsN/A
Pickup Truck Cargo Box LightN/A
Running BoardsN/A
Front Air DamN/A
Rear SpoilerN/A
Skid PlateN/A
Splash GuardsN/A
Wind Deflector for ConvertiblesN/A
Power Sliding Side Van DoorN/A
Power Trunk LidN/A
Alloy WheelsStd.
Chrome WheelsN/A
Full Size Spare TireN/A
Run Flat TiresN/A
Steel WheelsN/A
Power WindowsStd.
Electrochromic Exterior Rearview MirrorN/A
Glass Rear Window on ConvertibleN/A
Heated Exterior MirrorN/A
Electrochromic Interior Rearview MirrorN/A
Power Adjustable Exterior MirrorN/A
Deep Tinted GlassN/A
Interval WipersN/A
Rain Sensing WipersN/A
Rear Window DefoggerStd.
Rear WiperN/A
Sliding Rear Pickup Truck WindowN/A
Tow Hitch ReceiverN/A
Towing Preparation PackageN/A

Recalls

#DEFECT SUMMARYCONSEQUENCE SUMMARYCORRECTIVE SUMMARYRECALL NOTES
1VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH FRONT COIL SPRINGS ORIGINALLY SOLD IN OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE STATES OF CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, KENTUCKY, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW YORK, NEW JERSEY, NEW HAMPSHIRE, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, VIRGINIA, WEST VIRGINIA, AND WISCONSIN, AND IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. THE FRONT COIL SPRINGS WERE PRODUCED WITH POOR PAINT QUALITY WHICH, AFTER CONTINUED EXPOSURE TO CORROSIVE SALT, CAN RESULT IN BREAKAGE OF THE SPRING.DEPENDING ON THE LOCATION OF THE FRACTURE, A BROKEN SPRING COULD MOVE PAST THE SPRING SEAT AND CONTACT A FRONT TIRE. SOME TIRES HAVE DEFLATED DUE TO CONTACT WITH A BROKEN SPRING.DEALERS WILL NOTIFIY CUSTOMERS TO BRING THEIR VEHICLE TO AN AUTHORIZE DEALERSHIP TO HAVE A SPRING GUARD INSTALLED ON BOTH FRONT STRUTS TO PREVENT TIRE PUNCTURE AND REPLACE ANY BROKEN SPRINGS FREE OF CHARGE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 18, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
2THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SAFETY ACT. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. SOME OF THESE VEHICLES HAVE AN ALTERNATOR PROBLEM THAT CAN RESULT IN A LOSS OF CHARGING CAPABILITY.IF THE ALTERNATOR FAILS, THE ALTERNATOR WARNING TELLTALE WILL ALERT THE DRIVER TO THE PROBLEM, GIVING AMPLE OPPORTUNITY TO SEEK REPAIR BEFORE A LOSS OF BATTERY POWER, WHICH, IF THE WARNING WERE IGNORED, COULD ULTIMATELY RESULT IN A LOSS OF VEHICLE POWER (ENGINE STALL).DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ALTERNATOR WITH A MODIFIED ALTERNATOR. OWNERS WILL ALSO BE CAUTIONED THAT, SHOULD THE ALTERNATOR TELLTALE WARNING LAMP ILLUMINATE, THEY MUST SEEK IMMEDIATE REPAIR TO AVOID THE EVENTUAL LOSS OF ELECTRICAL POWER, WHICH COULD RESULT IN AN ENGINE STALL.SUBARU HAS DECIDED TO CONDUCT A SERVICE PROGRAM TO REPLACE THE ALTERNATOR. THIS REPLACEMENT CAMPAIGN WILL BE CONDUCTED IN PHASES.OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN NOVEMBER 15, 2000.OWNERS CAN CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783, CONCERNING THIS PROGRAM.
3VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER STATION WAGON, SEDAN AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. DUE TO IMPROPER WELDING, FRACTURES CAN OCCUR ON THE SUPPORT BRACKET OF THE FRONT TRANSVERSE LINK.SUCH FRACTURES CAN RESULT IN PARTIAL OR COMPLETE SEPARATION OF THE BRACKET CAUSING A FAILURE OF THE LOWER SUSPENSION MOUNTING, LEADING TO A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL.DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE IF NECESSARY THE FRONT SUSPENSION SUPPORT BRACKETS.OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 29, 1998. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
4VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS. DUE TO POOR WELDS, IGNITION KEYS CAN STICK, SHIFT LEVERS/LINKAGES CAN BREAK AND SHIFT LEVERS CAN MOVE.THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE UNEXPECTED MOVEMENT OF THE VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH OR PROPERTY DAMAGE.DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER ASSEMBLIES (EXCEPT THE HANDLE GRIP).OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 15, 1998.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
5VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE THROTTLE SHAFT BALL BEARING ON THE SENSOR SIDE OF THE THROTTLE BODY ASSEMBLY WAS NOT INSTALLED IN CERTAIN THROTTLE BODIES.OPERATION OF A VEHICLE WITH A MISSING THROTTLE SHAFT BEARING CAN EVENTUALLLY LEAD TO AN INCOMPLETE RETURN OF THE THROTTLE VALVE RESULTING IN A HIGH IDLING CONDITION.DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE THROTTLE BODY AND REPLACE THE THROTTLE ASSEMBLY IF THE BEARING IS MISSING.OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN APRIL 27, 1998. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
6VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. INSUFFICIENT CLEARANCE WITHIN THE HAZARD WARNING LIGHT SWITCH HOUSING CAN CAUSE A BINDING BETWEEN THE ACTUATING BUTTON AND THE HOUSING.THE SWITCH COULD STICK IN AN INTERMEDIATE POSITION WHEN DEACTIVATING, RESULTING IN THE TURN SIGNALS BECOMING INOPERABLE.DEALERS WILL INSTALL A MODIFIED HAZARD WARNING SWITCH.OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN JANUARY 5, 1998. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.