Subaru of America – Switch Failure May Cause Loss of Rearview Image

Subaru of America is recalling certain model year 2021 Crosstrek, 2022 Forester, 2021-2023 Legacy, and Outback vehicles. An insufficient weld may allow water to enter the inhibitor switch, causing it to fail.

Affected models: , , ,

Report Received Date 20231109
NHTSA ID 23V755000
Consequence Summary An inoperative inhibitor switch may prevent the reverse lights from illuminating and the rearview camera image from displaying, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Action Dealers will replace the inhibitor switch, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed January 8, 2024. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru's number for this recall is WRQ-23.
Recall Code WRQ-23
Potentially Affected 95830
Fire Risk When Parked No
Do Not Drive No
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