Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
Manufacturer's Report Date:

March 5, 2013

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

13V078000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

VISIBILITY/WIPER

Potential Number of Units Affected:

16

Summary:

Subaru is recalling certain model year 2012 Outback and Legacy vehicles manufactured from April 6, 2011, through May 12, 2011. Components inside the wiper motor bottom cover may overheat.

Consequence:

If the components overheat, the wiper motor bottom cover may melt and potentially catch fire.

Remedy:

Subaru has notified all affected owners, and dealers will replace the front wiper motor bottom cover assembly free of charge. The safety recall began February 22, 2013. Owners may contact Subaru at 1-800-782-2783.

Notes:

Subaru's recall campaign number is WVV-32. This is an expansion of NHTSA recall 11V-469. 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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Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration