Subaru (Aust) Pty Limited - SUBARU WRX & WRX STI 2014 - 2015

recall information

Recall number
REC-001209
PRA number
2017/16364
Campaign number
SI0383
Original published date

make and model information

Make
SUBARU
Model
WRX & WRX STI
Year range
2014 - 2015
Affected units
4,017

Identifying features

see attached VIN list
VIN (Vehicle identification number)

What are the defects?

If cargo contacts the underside of the subwoofer that protrudes into the boot area in certain MY15 WRX and WRX STI vehicles, an electrical short circuit may be created and this may cause the subwoofer to overheat.

What are the hazards?

Risk of fire if the subwoofer speaker overheats.

What should consumers do?

Known owners will be contacted by Subaru and asked to present their vehicles to their preferred Subaru dealer for the installation of a spacer kit to prevent an electrical short circuit. The repair work will be carried out free of charge.

Further information can be obtained from the Subaru Customer Relations Team by telephoning 1300 550 994 (Mon-Fri 8am to 8pm AEST; Sat 8.30am to 5pm AEST), emailing feedback@subaru.com.au or visiting https://www.subaru.com.au/recall
Supplier details
Subaru (Aust) Pty Limited

Who should owners/operators contact for more information?

Contact website

Responsible regulator

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

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