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Recall 17V132000

Rear View Camera Display Does Not Work Properly

Recall Details

The rear view camera display may not function properly. Dealers will update the infotainment software free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The rear view camera display may not function properly, reducing the driver's view of what is behind the vehicle. This would increase risk of an accident.

What Should You Do?

Recall repairs on your Subaru must be performed by a Subaru dealership. Subaru will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in March, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Subaru dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

Affected Cars

Electrical & Lights, March 2, 2017

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
March 2, 2017
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
25,567
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
17V132000
Component
BACK OVER PREVENTION

Summary
Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2017 Impreza vehicles. Due to a software problem, the rearview camera display may not work properly.
Consequence
A rearview camera display that does not function as designed can reduce the driver's view of what is behind the car, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy
Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will update the infotainment software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on March 20, 2017. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru's number for the recall is WTN-74.
Notify
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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