2012 Subaru LEGACY Visibility Windshield Wiper Washer Motor Recall

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2012 Subaru LEGACY Visibility Windshield Wiper Washer Motor Recall

 NHTSA Recall #124310
NHTSA Compaign #16V694000
MFG Compaign #WTK-71
 ManufacturerSubaru of America, Inc.
 SupplierSUBARU
 BrandSUBARU
 ModelLEGACY
 Model Year2012
 ComponentVISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
 Date of notification25/10/16
 Begin date of manufacuring26/11/08
 End date of manufacturing07/06/13
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received27/09/16
 Report created27/09/16
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units592647
 Defect summarySubaru of america, inc. (subaru) is recalling certain model year 2010-2014 legacy vehicles manufactured november 26, 2008, to june 7, 2013, and 2010-2014 outback vehicles manufactured january 9, 2009 to june 7, 2013. Due to contamination, components within the windshield wiper motor bottom cover may interfere with each other. If an obstruction, such as a buildup of snow or ice prevents the wiper arms from being able to stop in the parked position, the wiper motor may overheat and the bottom cover may melt.
 Consequence summaryIf the windshield wiper motor overheats, the wipers may fail, reducing driver visibility and increasing the risk of a crash. Additionally, the wiper motor cover may melt, increasing the risk of a fire.
 Corrective actionSubaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the windshield wiper motor bottom cover assembly, free of charge. The recall began october 2016. Owners may contact subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru's number for this recall is wtk-71. Note: this recall supersedes recall 11v-469. All vehicles that were remedied under that campaign are affected by this campaign, and need to have their wiper motor bottom cover replaced again.
 Recall notesOwners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).
  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.
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