Recalls & Defects For 2017 Subaru Forester

Vehicle Report: 2017 Subaru Forester

Recalls & Defects

Recall Subject: Engine and Engine Cooling:engine:gasoline:turbo-Charger

Report Receipt Date: 03/21/2016
NHTSA Campaign: 16v162000

Summary
Subaru of america, inc. (subaru) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 wrx vehicles manufactured april 10, 2015, to october 21, 2015, and forester 2.0xt vehicles manufactured april 10, 2015, to october 20, 2015. the turbocharger air intake duct may crack and possibly result in an engine stall.

Consequence
An engine stall increases the risk of a crash.

Remedy
Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the turbocharger air intake duct, and replace it as necessary, free of charge, depending on the lot number found on the duct. the recall began april 2016. owners may contact subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. subaru's number for this recall is wta-62.

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.


Recall Subject: Exterior Lighting:brake Lights:switch

Report Receipt Date: 02/28/2019
NHTSA Campaign: 19v149000

Summary
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.

Consequence
Brake lights that do not illuminate properly will not alert other drivers that the vehicle is slowing or stopping, increasing the risk of crash.

Remedy
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 1-844-373-6614. subaru's number for this recall is wue-90.

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.



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