Subaru—Impreza, Forester, Liberty and Outback Model Vehicles

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Product description

Subaru Impreza, Forester, Liberty and Outback models fitted with Automatic Transmission manufactured between June 2001 and July 2002.

What are the defects?

The Parking Pawl mechanism may fail to restrain the vehicle when parked if the handbrake is not correctly applied. If an affected vehicle is restrained in a parking situation by the parking pawl mechanism only, the vehicle may roll away creating an unsafe situation.

What should consumers do?

Owners will be contacted by mail. For further information contact Subaru free Customer Helpline on 1800 226 643. Please ensure you ALWAYS engage the handbrake when you place the transmission selector in the Park position, especially until your vehicle is repaired.


Subaru (Australia) Pty Limited

Where the product was sold


Responsible regulator

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

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