Subaru (Aust) Pty Ltd—Impreza, XV and Forester Vehicles

Identifying features

Target: 5588
Models manufactured between 20 January 2012 & 9 April 2012 may be affected.

What are the defects?

In certain instances, the misrouting of the engine wiring harness may interfere with the intake manifold retaining bolt or tumble generator valve.

What are the hazards?

If the defect occurs, the consumer may experience rough idling of the vehicle and/or malfunctioning indicator lamps. In the worst case scenario the engine may stall and not restart, although steering and braking capacity will exist until the vehicle comes to a stop. This poses a hazard to the driver and other road users.

What should consumers do?

A letter is being sent to affected owners.

Contact your local Subaru dealer to arrange for an inspection and rectification if required. For further information, please contact Subaru Australia 1800 22 66 43.

Supplier
Subaru (Aust) Pty Ltd
Traders who sold this product

Authorised Subaru dealers

Where the product was sold
Nationally

Responsible regulator

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

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development
Product category