SUBARU LEGACY 2012: PARKING BRAKE

Make : SUBARU Model : LEGACY Year : 2012
Build Dates : 2008-12-10 - 2014-05-19
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V626000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2018-09-13 Date Added to Database: 2018-09-19
Manufacturers Involved: Subaru of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: WTV-81
Component: PARKING BRAKE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 27175
Summary:
      Subaru of America, Inc. "Subaru" is recalling certain 2010-2014 Subaru Legacy and Outback vehicles equipped with a manual transmission. The electronic parking brake "EPB" may not engage as intended, allowing the vehicle to rollaway if the transmission is not in the proper gear when parked.
Consequence:
      A vehicle rollaway can increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the EPB actuator assembly, free of charge. An interim owner notification letter was mailed on November 2, 2018. A second notification will be sent when the remedy is available. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru's number for this recall is WTV-81.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      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.