WUC-88 Power Steering Gear Box Inspect/Replacement – 2019 Subaru Forester & Crosstrek

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V065
Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.
Components STEERING
Potential Number of Units Affected 10,417

 

Loss of Electric Power Steering Assist

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

 

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.

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Safety Recall: WUE-90 Brake Lamp Switch Replacement – 2008-2017 Subaru

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V149
Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.
Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,303,530

 

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.

 

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.

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WTZ-85 – Harman Kardon Head Unit FMVSS 111 Noncompliance Recall – 2018 Subaru Legacy, Outback, & BRZ

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V935
Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.
Components VISIBILITY
Potential Number of Units Affected 71,190

 

Camera Image may not Display/FMVSS 111

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

 

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.”

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TKC-19 – Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode – 2010-2014 Subaru

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V009
Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 452,630

 

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.

 

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.

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TKB-19 – Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode – 2010-2014 Subaru

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V008
Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 330,120

 

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.

 

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.

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