Subaru (Aust) Pty Limited — MY2012-2013 Impreza, XV and Forester Vehicles (fitted with a 2L engine) and MY2013 BRZ Vehicles

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)
See attached VIN lists

What are the defects?

Vehicles may have a defective engine valve spring. If a valve spring fractures, the engine may stall and may not be able to be restarted.

What are the hazards?

Unexpected stalling and the inability to restart a stalled engine could cause a safety risk to the driver and/or other road users.

What should consumers do?

Owners of affected vehicles will be contacted and asked to arrange to present their vehicles in for a free of charge replacement of the engine valve springs.

For further information, contact your nearest Subaru dealership or the Subaru Recall Customer Relations Team on 1300 550 994 (Monday to Friday 8am-8pm; Saturday 8.30am-5pm AEST) or emailing

Traders who sold this product

Authorised Subaru dealers

Where the product was sold

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
Product category