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2011 Outback 2.5i Wagon VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR Recall

On September 07, 2011, the NHTSA and Subaru announced the recall of this model for problems relating to the vehicle’s VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR. Learn more about this problem below.
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2011 Outback 2.5i Wagon VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR Recall

Recall ID # 11V469000 - VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
Recall Date
SEP 07, 2011

Model Affected
2011 SUBARU OUTBACK

Recall Summary
SUBARU IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010-2011 OUTBACK AND LEGACY VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 7, 2010, THROUGH MAY 20, 2011. COMPONENTS INSIDE THE WIPER MOTOR BOTTOM COVER MAY OVERHEAT.

Defect Consenquence
IF THE COMPONENTS OVERHEAT, THE WIPER MOTOR BOTTOM COVER MAY MELT AND POTENTIALLY CATCH FIRE.

Remedy
SUBARU WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FRONT WIPER MOTOR BOTTOM COVER ASSEMBLY FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING NOVEMBER 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.

Units Affected
195080

Notes
SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. WVV-32
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