WTV-81 – Electronic Parking Brake may Fail – 2010-2014 Subaru Legacy & Outback

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V626
Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.
Components PARKING BRAKE
Potential Number of Units Affected 27,175

 

Electronic Parking Brake may Fail

A vehicle rollaway can increase the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2010-2014 Subaru Legacy and Outback vehicles equipped with a manual transmission. The electronic parking brake (EPB) may not engage as intended, allowing the vehicle to rollaway if the transmission is not in the proper gear when parked.

 

Remedy

Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the EPB actuator assembly, free of charge. The recall is scheduled to begin November 7, 2018. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru’s number for this recall is WTV-81.

 

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


Subarunet Announcement

September 13, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCMN-18V626-0674.pdf

Download (PDF, 352KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

October 4, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V626-9388.pdf

Download (PDF, 284KB)


 

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