Apr 2021

Subaru Issues Safety Recalls

The automaker is recalling about 466,205 2017-2019 Subaru Impreza and 2018-2019 Crosstrek vehicles for a malfunction connected with the Engine Control Module (ECM). Specifically, the ECM may continue to power the ignition coil after the engine is shut off, causing a short circuit.The recall begins May 28, 2021. Subaru’s number for this recall is WRE-21. Subaru notes that this recall includes all vehicles previously repaired under Recall 19V743.

In a second action, the automaker is recalling an estimated 408,271 2018-2019 Subaru Crosstrek, 2019 Crosstrek Hybrid, and 2019 Forester vehicles because the rear stabilizer bracket bolts may loosen and detach. To fix the problem, Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will retorque and replace any missing bolts, free of charge. The recall begins May 14, 2021. Subaru’s number for this recall is WRD-21.