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

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: 19V149

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.

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