Η Subaru ανακοίνωσε πως ανακαλεί περίπου 72.000 αυτοκίνητα της στις Η.Π.Α, παραγωγής μεταξύ Φεβρουαρίου 2014 και Απριλίου 2015, τα οποία εφοδιάζονται με το σύστημα ασφαλείας EyeSight.

Η ανάκληση αφορά τα Legacy, Outback, XV Crosstrek και WRX, στα οποία υπάρχει το ενδεχόμενο ο διακόπτης που ενεργοποιεί τα φώτα των φρένων του συστήματος αυτόματης πέδησης, μπορεί να μην λειτουργεί, πράγμα που έχει ως αποτέλεσμα όχι μόνο να μην ενεργοποιηθούν τα φώτα των φρένων, αλλά και να μην ενεργοποιηθεί το αυτόματο σύστημα πέδησης.

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Report Receipt Date: JUN 12, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V366000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 72,000

Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.
Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain model year 2015 Legacy vehicles manufactured March 10, 2014, to April 16, 2015, Outback vehicles manufactured February 24, 2014, to April 16, 2015, Impreza vehicles manufactured September 9, 2014, to April 14, 2015, XV Crosstrek vehicles manufactured October 16, 2014, to April 15, 2015, and 2016 WRX vehicles manufactured March 23, 2015, and equipped with the Eyesight Driver Assist System. If the switch that activates the brake lights fails, the automatic pre-collision braking component of the driver assist system will not function.
If the automatic pre-collision braking system does not function as intended, the vehicle will not react to an obstacle in its path, increasing the risk of a crash.
Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the driver assist system, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru’s number for this recall is WQS-54.
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.