approximately 10,400 model-year 2019 subaru crosstrek and forester suvs
the problem: a connector inside the electronic power steering unit may short-circuit, resulting in a loss of electric power steering assistance and increasing the risk of a crash.
the fix: dealers will inspect the steering gearbox and replace it, as necessary, for free.
what owners should do: subaru began recalling vehicles feb. 7, though it noted that none of the affected vehicles have been sold yet. owners can call the automaker at 800-782-2783, the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or visit its website to check their vehicle identification number and learn more.
need to find a dealer for service? go to service & repair to find your local dealer. to check for other recalls, and to schedule a free recall repair at your local dealership, click here: subaru crosstrek; subaru forester
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