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07-31-2019 06:28 PM
rickaren July 10, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V519000
Driveshaft may Disconnect

If the front end of the driveshaft separates, it can increase the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V519000

Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 166

Summary

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2019 Ascent vehicles. The center support bolts for the driveshaft may loosen, possibly resulting in the front portion of the driveshaft disconnecting.

Remedy

Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driveshaft assembly, including the center support brace, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 26, 2019. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru's number for this recall is WUI-94.
07-16-2019 10:39 PM
rickaren June 26, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V493000
Improperly Applied Spot Welds


In the event of a crash, the reduced strength of the vehicle body may increase the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V493000

Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.

Components STRUCTURE

Potential Number of Units Affected 2,107

Summary


Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2019 Legacy and Outback vehicles. Spot welds located on the duct below the cowl panel may have been improperly applied, impacting the vehicle's body strength.

Remedy

Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicles and repair or repurchase the vehicle, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 26, 2019. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru's number for this recall is WUH-93.
06-25-2019 11:16 AM
rickaren May 30, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V404000
Window Glass Improperly Tempered/FMVSS 205


Improperly tempered glass can shatter into large pieces, increasing the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V404000

Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.

Components VISIBILITY

Potential Number of Units Affected 256

Summary


Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2019 Crosstrek vehicles. The driver's side rear-door window glass may be improperly tempered. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 205, "Glazing Materials."

Remedy


Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's side rear-door window glass, free of charge. The recall began June 11, 2019. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru's number for this recall is WUG-92.
04-30-2019 11:17 AM
rickaren April 11, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V297000
Ignition Switch may Turn Off


The engine turning off unexpectedly can increase the risk of a crash. If a crash occurs under this condition, the air bag may not deploy, increasing the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V297000

Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 511

Summary

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2009-2013 Forester vehicles, 2008-2011 Impreza vehicles, 2008-2014 WRX vehicles, 2005-2014 Legacy vehicles, 2005-2014 Outback vehicles and 2006-2008 Tribeca vehicles equipped with a mechanical key ignition switch installed as a replacement part. The ball spring inside the switch may break, reducing the strength of the ignition switch. If this occurs, the weight on the key ring and certain road conditions could cause the ignition switch to move out of the run position to the accessory position, turning off the engine.

Remedy

Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the ignition switch, replacing the ignition switch, if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 10, 2019. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru's number for this recall is WUF-91.
03-11-2019 10:09 AM
rickaren February 28, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V149000
Brake Lights May Not Illuminate


Brake lights that do not illuminate properly will not alert other drivers that the vehicle is slowing or stopping, increasing the risk of crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V149000

Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.

Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,303,530

Summary


Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2014-2016 Forester, 2008-2016 Impreza sedans, 2012-2016 Impreza station wagons, 2008-2014 WRX sedans (including STI), and 2013-2017 Crosstrek vehicles. Exposure to certain contaminants may cause the brake light switch to malfunction, preventing the brake lights from illuminating and also preventing keyless ignition vehicles from starting and CVT/automatic transmissions from being able to be shifted out of Park.

Remedy


Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the brake light switch, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 29, 2019. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-373-6614. Subaru's number for this recall is WUE-90.
03-11-2019 10:02 AM
rickaren February 6, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V065000
Loss of Electric Power Steering Assist


Loss of power steering assist would require higher steering effort, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V065000

Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.

Components STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected 10,417

Summary


Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2019 Forester and Crosstrek vehicles. A connector inside the Electronic Power Steering (EPS) unit may short circuit resulting in a loss of electric power steering assistance.

Remedy


None of the affected vehicles have been sold yet. Subaru has notified dealers and they will inspect the steering gearbox, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall began February 7, 2019. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru's number for this recall is WUC-88.
03-02-2019 01:53 PM
rickaren December 31, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V935000
Camera Image may not Display/FMVSS 111


Failure to display the rearview image while backing up increases the risk of crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V935000

Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.

Components VISIBILITY

Potential Number of Units Affected 71,190

Summary

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2018 Legacy, Outback, and BRZ vehicles. In the affected vehicles, a software issue may cause the audio display system to not initialize, resulting in the camera display remaining blank. If this occurs, the rearview image will not display while backing up the vehicle. As a result, the vehicles fail to comply with requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety (FMVSS) number 111, "Rearview Mirrors."

Remedy


Subaru has notified owners, and dealers will reprogram the audio system display software, free of charge. The recall began on February 5, 2019. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru's number for this recall is WTZ-85.
02-17-2019 01:33 PM
rickaren January 9, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V009000
Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode

An explosion of an inflator within the passenger frontal air bag module may result in sharp metal fragments striking the front seat passenger, driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V009000

Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 452,630

Summary

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2010-2014 Tribeca, WRX, Legacy and Outback vehicles, 2010-2011 Impreza vehicles and 2010-2013 Forester vehicles sold, or ever registered, in the states of Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.


Remedy


Subaru is notifying owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began on January 25, 2019. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru's number for this recall is TKC-19.
02-17-2019 01:30 PM
rickaren January 9, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V008000
Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode


An explosion of an inflator within the passenger frontal air bag module may result in sharp metal fragments striking the front seat passenger, driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V008000

Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 330,120

Summary


Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2010-2014 Tribeca, WRX, Outback, and Legacy vehicles, 2010-2011 Impreza vehicles and 2010-2013 Forester vehicles sold, or ever registered, in the states of Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia.

These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.


Remedy


Subaru is notifying owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began January 25, 2019. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru's number for this recall is TKB-19.
02-17-2019 01:28 PM
rickaren January 9, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V007000
Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode


An explosion of an inflator within the passenger frontal air bag module may result in sharp metal fragments striking the front seat passenger, driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V007000

Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 43,394

Summary

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2010-2013 Forester, 2010-2014 Tribeca, WRX, Outback, Legacy, and 2010-2011 Impreza vehicles sold, or ever registered, in the states of Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

Remedy

Subaru has notified owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began January 25, 2019. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru's number for this recall is TKA-19.
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