WTS-78 – Subaru STOP SALE/FMVSS Non-Compliance Recall-Incorrect Certification Label Information – 2018 Subaru Forester

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V455
Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.
Components TIRES, EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 3,654

 

Incorrect Tire Information on Label/FMVSS 110

Installing incorrect tires or applying incorrect tire air pressure may increase the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2018 Subaru Forester vehicles. The Certification Label may indicate the incorrect wheel size, tire size, and air pressure. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, “Tire Selection and Rims.”

 

Remedy

Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will install a corrected label, free of charge. The recall began July 26, 2018. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru’s number for this recall is WTS-78.

 

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

 

Check if your Subaru has a Recall


NUMBER: WTS-78R
DATE: 07/09/18
NHTSA ID: 18V-455
DATE: 07/19/18

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCRIT-18V455-4015.pdf

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NUMBER: WTS-78
DATE: 07/09/18
NHTSA ID: 18V TBD

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCRIT-18V455-1356.pdf

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Owner Notification Letter

July 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCONL-18V455-7373.pdf

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Subarunet Announcement

July 19, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCMN-18V455-2033.pdf

Download (PDF, 118KB)


Subarunet Announcement

July 9, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCMN-18V455-1014.pdf

Download (PDF, 427KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

July 27, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V455-5510.pdf

Download (PDF, 674KB)


 

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