Urgent recall of popular Subaru models as 57,000 cars have a fault that could STOP the car dead in traffic and cause a fatal accident
Popular Subaru models have been urgently recalled by Australia’s consumer watched as more than 57,000 cars have a potentially deadly fault.
The Subaru Impreza models made between 2017-2019 and Subaru XV models from 2018- 2019 were issued with a recall notice on Thursday.
The 57,088 affected vehicles were sold nationally at Subaru dealers between November 30, 2016, and November 2, 2020.
Subaru Impreza (pictured) models from 2017 to 2019 have been recalled due to a potentially deadly fault
The Australian competition and consumer commission said an engine programming issue could cause the ignition coil to overheat, short circuit, and blow.
‘If the ignition coil fuse blows, the engine may stop while driving and not restart. This can increase the risk of an accident, causing serious injury or death to vehicle occupants and other road users,’ the notice read.
Owners of affected vehicles will be contacted to arrange an appointment for inspection and repair, free of charge.
More to come.