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Old 01-19-2019, 04:01 AM   #1
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https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/201...8V772-0340.pdf

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/201...8V772-9160.pdf


Subaru Recall Number: WTY-84
NHTSA campaign number: 18V772000


Check your VIN on Subaru of America's website at:
https://www.subaru.com/vehicle-recalls.html


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November 1, 2018 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 18V772000
Engine Valve Spring Failure may cause Engine Stall
An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V772000

Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.

Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Potential Number of Units Affected 165,534

Summary

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2012-2014 Subaru Impreza, 2012-2013 Impreza Stationwagon, 2013 Subaru BRZ, XV Crosstrek and Toyota Scion FR-S vehicles. The engine valve springs in these vehicles may fracture causing an engine malfunction or a possible engine stall.

Remedy

Subaru will notify their owners. Toyota will notify the FR-S owners. Dealers will replace the valve springs, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Subaru owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614, Toyota owners may contact the Toyota Customer Experience Center at 1-888-270-9371. Subaru's number for this recall is WTY-84.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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Old 11-12-2019, 03:16 PM   #2
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FYI-I have a 2016 Crosstrek and just got it back from the dealership. Had a BROKEN VALVE SPRING #4. (And they replaced the short block due to oil consumption.)
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