Subaru (Aust) Pty Limited - Subaru Outback MY2021 Recall 01.04.2021

A recall notice Subaru Outback MY2021 supplied by Subaru (Aust) Pty Limited as the stereo camera may mis-recognise roadside objects and/or miscalculate the travelling direction of an oncoming vehicle, resulting in the system unexpectedly activating the pre-collision braking feature.

Subaru (Aust) Pty Limited - Subaru Outback MY2021

PRA No.

2021/18937

Date published

1 Apr 2021

Campaign number

SRT 306

Product description

Subaru Outback
Model Year 2021

1,982 affected vehicles

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)

See attached VIN list

VIN list.xlsx (32.12 KB)

What are the defects?

The stereo camera may mis-recognise roadside objects and/or miscalculate the travelling direction of an oncoming vehicle, resulting in the system unexpectedly activating the pre-collision braking feature.

What are the hazards?

Unexpected activation of the pre-collision braking feature may lead to an accident causing injury or death of vehicle occupants and/or other road users.

What should consumers do?

Owners of affected vehicles will be contacted and asked to book their vehicles in to undergo the rectification work free of charge.

Owners can visit www.subaru.com.au/retailers to find their preferred Subaru Retailer.

For further information, contact your nearest Subaru Dealership or the Subaru Customer Relations Team on 1800 226 643 (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

Dates available for sale

  • 14 January 2021 - 31 March 2021

Responsible regulator

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

An advanced safety system that can kill you?

I assume it is not an April Fools Day joke.