2016 Subaru WRX Electronic Stability Control Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2016 Subaru WRX Electronic Stability Control Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1272500
 Internal NHTSA #10852591
 ManufacurerSubaru of America, Inc.
 Model Year2016
 File date30/03/16
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemI was driving my 2016 subaru wrx down a main road at about 11pm. I was in 3rd gear going 30mph driving straight when the car suddenly came to a grinding halt. I did not apply the brakes and since i was already moving forward in 3rd, the clutch was not pressed. The engine was still on once the car stopped as if nothing had happened at all, and the car stopped still centered in the lane and facing the correct direction 1/4-1/2 a block from when it stopped itself while i was still driving it. I have no idea if the brake lights even came to potentially warn other cars that it was suddenly stopping. I pulled off to the side of the road, turned off the car completely and then restarted it and drove straight home. Less than 24 hours later, the same thing happened again on a different road around 5:30pm. I was driving in 2nd hear going about 12 or 13mph in traffic when the car suddenly stopped without any speed changes or pedal movements. Again, the car stopped centered in the lane with the engine still on and no indication that anything had happened at all. I pulled off to the side of the road and restarted the car.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure10100
Number of Occurences
Source of the issueNHTSA MOBILE APP
 City and StateWASHINGTON, DC
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?N
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase04/12/22
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
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 Vehicle speed30
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  • 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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