Subaru Recalls 72K Units Over Brake Issue

Subaru Recalls 72K Units Over Brake Issue

Subaru is calling back about 72,000 cars over issues with automatic pre-collision braking. 

The affected vehicles, which are certain 2015 Impreza, Legacy, Outback and XV Crosstrek models and certain 2016 WRXs, all have Subaru’s Eyesight pre-collision system which will automatically brake if there is imminent collision with an obstacle.

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If the switch that activates the brake lights fails, the Eyesight system will not operate, which means it will not apply the brakes to try and avoid a collision.

Subaru says that no accidents or injuries have been reported as a result of this issue. The brand also stresses that the brakes are ot affected by this problem and will still operate normally.

A Subaru dealer will reprogram the driver-assist system at no cost to the owner.

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  • smartacus

    that is one LOL-car right there 🙂
    -and Subaru wants to try raising the brand value?