US NHTSA Recalls: Subaru Impreza & Crosstrek vehicles


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Thursday, October 24, 2019, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of fifty-three (53) vehicle, tire, component, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/5G8bb

Direct link: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/owners/SearchCurrentMonthRecall

Additional information:

Among the fifty-three (53) recalls the NHTSA has announced this October comes news of the following:

Subaru of America, Inc.Subaru of America, Inc. (“Subaru”), a Camden, New Jersey establishment and a subsidiary of Subaru Corporation of Japan, has recalled an estimated 466,205 model 2017-2019 Impreza and 2018-2019 Crosstrek vehicles marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

US NHTSA Safety Notification 19V743000 reports the Engine Control Module (“ECM”) in the recalled vehicles may continue to power the ignition coil after the engine is shut off. If this defect occurs, it could result in a short circuit and blown fuse.

According to the NHTSA, if a short circuit occurs while driving, the vehicle may stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

Subaru will notify registered owners and dealers will update the ECM software and inspect and replace the ignition coil, as necessary, free of charge. In addition, on vehicles with confirmed ignition coil damage and a certain stored diagnostic trouble code (“DTC”), Subaru will replace the front exhaust pipe, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 13, 2019. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614 during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, Eastern Standard Time (“EST”). Subaru’s designation for this recall is WUQ-02.

You may also contact the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time, or visit https://www.safercar.gov/.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Subaru of America, please search for “Subaru” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Subaru Impreza brand, please search for “Impreza” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Subaru Crosstrek brand, please search for “Crosstrek” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Crash hazards, please search for “crash” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Injury hazards, please search for “injury” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> You can use the NHTSA’s VIN Look-up Tool to determine if your specific vehicle is affected by this or other recent recall (major light vehicles only): https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V743000
Recalls Direct RIN: 12203-2019
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General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
==> http://www.RecallsDirect.com/
About the Recalls Direct service:
==> http://wp.me/P2bVty-2
Visit the Living Safely site:
==> http://www.LivingSafely.org/
Report an unsafe vehicle you purchased in the United States to the NHTSA [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/VehicleComplaint/
Search for a recalled vehicle on the US NHTSA Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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