MAJOR RECALL: Over 40,000 Subaru vehicles recalled

Subaru owners are being warned of a major recall affecting more than 40,000 vehicles around the country.

The recall, issued by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission today, involves Subaru Liberty and Outback vehicles with model years 2010 – 2014.

According to the recall notice, there’s issues with the vehicle’s electronic park brakes.


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“If the electronic parking brake (EPB) circuit board fractures, the warning light will illuminate and the EPB cannot be applied or released. If this happens, the vehicle may be in breach of the Australian Design Rules (ADRs) for motor vehicles,” the notice reads.

“If the electronic parking brake cannot be applied or released, it can result in an increased risk of injury to the vehicle occupants and other road users.”

The consumer watchdog says affected owners will be contacted by mail to present their vehicle to their preferred Subaru dealer for the rectification work to be carried out free of charge.

To see if your vehicle is on the recall list, click here.