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Subaru (Aust) Pty Limited - Subaru Forester MY2019 Recall

A recall notice for Subaru Forester MY2019 supplied by Subaru (Aust) Pty Limited as over time the aluminium positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) valve may fracture, allowing the engine to draw an increased amount of engine oil. This may cause excessive exhaust smoke and possibly unexpected loss of engine power which may result in an accident, or injury to vehicle occupants and other road users.

Subaru (Aust) Pty Limited - Subaru Forester MY2019

PRA No.

2019/17998

Date published

3 Dec 2019

Campaign number

SRT 288

Product description

Subaru Forester
Model Year 2019

4 302 affected vehicles

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)

See attached VIN list

VIN list.xlsx (53.21 KB)

What are the defects?

Over time the aluminium positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) valve may fracture, allowing the engine to draw an increased amount of engine oil. This may cause excessive exhaust smoke and possibly unexpected loss of engine power.

What are the hazards?

Excessive exhaust smoke or loss of engine power may result in an accident, or injury to vehicle occupants and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Owners of affected vehicles will be contacted and asked to arrange an appointment for inspection and repair, free of charge.

For further information, contact your nearest Subaru Dealership or the Subaru Customer Relations Team on 1300 550 994 (Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 5pm AEST).

Supplier

Subaru (Aust) Pty Limited

Traders who sold this product

Authorised Subaru Dealers

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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