More Subaru cars affected by air pump recall

Additional 617 Subaru cars added to recall of non-turbo model…

More Subaru cars affected by air pump recall

Additional Australian Subaru owners are being contacted in regards to a recall of their vehicles over a possible air pump issue.

As reported in October (details here), the recall affects Subaru Liberty GT MY2007-2009), Subaru Impreza WRX/STI (MY2009-2014) and Subaru Forester XT (MY2009-2012).

Originally affecting 27,000 cars in total, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has just issued an extended recall notice with an additional 600+ cars affected.

Check the updated list of Subaru vehicles affected here (have your VIN handy).

The recall notice advising that certain affected vehicles may contain a potentially faulty secondary air pump relay.

If the relay is faulty, the secondary air pump is powered continuously and may overheat, posing a fire risk.

Known owners will be contacted by mail and asked to present their vehicle to their preferred Subaru Retailer for replacement of the relay at no cost.

Further information can also be obtained from the Subaru Customer Relations Team on 1300 550 994.

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