SUBARU XV CROSSTREK 2015: FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: CRASH IMMINENT BRAKING

Make : SUBARU Model : XV CROSSTREK Year : 2015
Build Dates : 2014-10-16 - 2015-04-15
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V366000
Date Owner's Notified: 2015-07-20 Date Received by ODI: 2015-06-12 Date Added to Database: 2015-06-12
Manufacturers Involved: Subaru of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: WQS-54
Component: FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: CRASH IMMINENT BRAKING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 71710
Summary:
      Subaru of America, Inc. "Subaru" is recalling certain model year 2015 Legacy vehicles manufactured March 10, 2014, to April 16, 2015, Outback vehicles manufactured February 24, 2014, to April 16, 2015, Impreza vehicles manufactured September 9, 2014, to April 14, 2015, XV Crosstrek vehicles manufactured October 16, 2014, to April 15, 2015, and 2016 WRX vehicles manufactured March 23, 2015, and equipped with the Eyesight Driver Assist System. If the switch that activates the brake lights fails, the automatic pre-collision braking component of the driver assist system will not function.
Consequence:
      If the automatic pre-collision braking system does not function as intended, the vehicle will not react to an obstacle in its path, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the driver assist system, free of charge. The recall began on July 20, 2015. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru's number for this recall is WQS-54.
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.