Aug 2021

Subaru Recalls 165k Vehicles for Potential Fuel Pump Defect

Subaru of America is recalling 165,026 vehicles for a potential fuel pump defect that could cause an engine stall while driving, increasing the risk of a crash, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said.

The recall, issued July 29, includes certain 2019-2020 Ascent, 2018 Forester and 2018-2020 Impreza, Legacy and Outback vehicles. It also covers 2018-2019 BRZ, WRX and Toyota 86 vehicles. The affected vehicles may have a low-pressure fuel pump that may include an impeller manufactured with a lower density.

Dealers will replace the low-pressure fuel pump in the vehicles free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed Sept. 13.