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2015 SUBARU WRX RECALL (ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING)

Make: Subaru
Model Year: 2015
Model: WRX
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V625000
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
Potential Number of Vehicles Affected: 9,178
Owner Notified Date: N/A
Report Received Date: 10/06/2017
Record Creation Date: 10/10/2017

2015 Subaru WRX DEFECT SUMMARY

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2015 WRX and WRX/STI vehicles, equipped with an optional factory-installed subwoofer in the trunk. Items in the trunk may cause the subwoofer wiring to contact the subwoofer metal frame, possibly resulting in an electrical short.

2015 Subaru WRX DEFECT CONSEQUENCE SUMMARY

An electrical short may damage the subwoofer amplifier, and may result in the subwoofer overheating, increasing the risk of a fire.

2015 Subaru WRX RECALL CORRECTIVE SUMMARY

Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the subwoofer wire, install a wire retainer clip, and, as necessary, replace the subwoofer, free of charge. The recall began October 31, 2017. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru's number for this recall is WTQ-76.
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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