SUBARU FORESTER 2016: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
|Make : SUBARU||Model : FORESTER||Year : 2016|
|Build Dates : 2012-12-18 - 2016-04-28|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V149000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2019-04-15||Date Received by ODI: 2019-02-28||Date Added to Database: 2019-03-01|
|Manufacturers Involved: Subaru of America, Inc.|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: WUE-90|
|Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1303530|
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.
Brake lights that do not illuminate properly will not alert other drivers that the vehicle is slowing or stopping, increasing the risk of crash.
Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the brake light switch, free of charge. The recall began April 15, 2019. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-373-6614. Subaru's number for this recall is WUE-90.
|Report Initiator: MFR||V Report|
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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.