Illustrative photo | source Subaru
Published on 26 April 2020
The capacitors in the control unit of the electronic parking brake (EPB) may have insufficient strength. They could fail while the vehicle is in use, causing the EPB to malfunction, leading to an unexpected trigger or release of the brakes and increasing the risk of accident.
The Subaru Outback models affected by this recall were manufactured between 2010 – 2014.
Subaru recall code: SRT240
Source: Rapex Alert 17/2020 A12/00592/20
What the owner should do?
If you read about a recall that you think may affect your car, you should make immediate contact with a Subaru dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer and ask for the details.
If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.
Check the vehicle
This notification is purely informative for the vehicle type you have selected. As these deficiencies often relate to specific components (engine type, bodywork, equipment), the recall may not apply to all vehicles of this type. First published in the Weekly overview reports of RAPEX
UK car-owners can easily make a pre-check by visiting DVLA website and entering the car registration number; it will also reveal the car’s current MOT status.