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2018 SUBARU BRZ RECALL (VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES)

Make: Subaru
Model Year: 2018
Model: BRZ
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V935000
Component: VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES
Potential Number of Vehicles Affected: 71,190
Owner Notified Date: 02/05/2019
Report Received Date: 12/31/2018
Record Creation Date: 01/31/2019

2018 Subaru BRZ DEFECT SUMMARY

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2018 Legacy, Outback, and BRZ vehicles. In the affected vehicles, a software issue may cause the audio display system to not initialize, resulting in the camera display remaining blank. If this occurs, the rearview image will not display while backing up the vehicle. As a result, the vehicles fail to comply with requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety (FMVSS) number 111, Rearview Mirrors.~|

2018 Subaru BRZ DEFECT CONSEQUENCE SUMMARY

Failure to display the rearview image while backing up increases the risk of crash.~

2018 Subaru BRZ RECALL CORRECTIVE SUMMARY

Subaru has notified owners, and dealers will reprogram the audio system display software, free of charge. The recall began on February 5, 2019. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru's number for this recall is WTZ-85.
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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