SUBARU LEGACY 2015: ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL

Make : SUBARU Model : LEGACY Year : 2015
Build Dates : 2015-07-20 - 2015-07-20
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V251000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-05-20 Date Received by ODI: 2016-04-27 Date Added to Database: 2016-04-27
Manufacturers Involved: Subaru of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: WTC-64
Component: ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 766
Summary:
      Subaru of America, Inc. "Subaru" is recalling certain model year 2015 Legacy and Outback vehicles manufactured on July 20, 2015. The brake fluid used in these vehicles may contain excess moisture which may adversely affect the performance of the electronic stability control system. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard "FMVSS" number 126, "Electronic Stability Control Systems."
Consequence:
      Poor performance of the electronic stability control system when it is activated may result in a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will perform an ABS activation, then flush and replace the brake fluid, free of charge. The recall began on May 20, 2016. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru's number for this recall is WTC-64.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 126
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.