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

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


Electronic Parking Brake may Fail

A vehicle rollaway can increase the risk of a crash.



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.



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.



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


Download (PDF, 352KB)

Recall Acknowledgement

October 4, 2018


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