SUBARU LEGACY 2012: VISIBILITY/WIPER

Make : SUBARU Model : LEGACY Year : 2012
Build Dates : 2011-04-06 - 2011-05-12
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V078000
Date Owner's Notified: 2013-02-22 Date Received by ODI: 2013-03-05 Date Added to Database: 2013-03-07
Manufacturers Involved: Subaru of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: WVV-32
Component: VISIBILITY/WIPER
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 16
Summary:
      Subaru is recalling certain model year 2012 Outback and Legacy vehicles manufactured from April 6, 2011, through May 12, 2011. Components inside the wiper motor bottom cover may overheat.
Consequence:
      If the components overheat, the wiper motor bottom cover may melt and potentially catch fire.
Remedy:
      Subaru has notified all affected owners, and dealers will replace the front wiper motor bottom cover assembly free of charge. The safety recall began February 22, 2013. Owners may contact Subaru at 1-800-782-2783.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Subaru's recall campaign number is WVV-32.This is an expansion of NHTSA recall 11V-469.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.